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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

just perfect for people that want quit place to stay private beach with bar and beach chairs that you can use the rooms are very big and there is safe box in the room so you can live your valeu . stuff

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Thank uzi777
TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear uzi777, thank you very much. We are always very proud when our guests are happy to stay with us. Thanks and regards. More 

Kansas
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not do enough research about Cebu & Malapascua (my fault) so I will start off by saying that if you're coming from Cebu, plan for at least 6 hours from Cebu City to arrive at the resort. I also suggest to stay here at least a few days since the trip is a bit long. I took a... More 

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr CoxDannyJ, Thank you for your nice comments. We are very proud that you think that Tepanee is a great resort. We are also very proud that our staff "was nice and didn't really do anything that went above and beyond the call of duty": which is something we expect from the all of us working in a great... More 

Valladolid, Spain
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed three nights at this resort. It is very comfortable, with very nice rooms and a semi-private beach, with a fantastic italian restaurant. We only missed a better offer of activities to do in the island (snorkel, diving, etc.).

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Thank nerea s
TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nerea S, thank you very much for your comments. We are happy that you appreciated Tepanee and Amihan and we will do our best to ample the proposal of our activities. Thanks and regards. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel by mistake and was impressed. Staff are very helpful and friendly. I had a birthday cake made for my son's birthday and Chef Stefano personally took care of our dinner that night including the cake. Top-notch service. My kids 5 and 7 loved it here. Bring acqua shoes to enjoy the beach. The room by the beach/cliff... More 

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ms Kate Y, in behalf of all our staff of Tepanee and Amihan, please accept our thanks. We all are very proud of offering a professional and good service. And we all are very happy that our guests are happy. Thanks and regards. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Cabana is ok. Autentic and very nice looking to the ocean Chiringuito beach bar has a loy of fruits shakes and juices, perfect for beach bumming The only negative point could be the stairs. There are a couple of restaurants till 10 pm at 1 min walking really tasty!!

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Thank NaCh C
TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear NaCh C, thank you very much for your great review. We are very proud that you like our accommodations, our beach bar Chiringuito and our restaurant Amihan. About the stairs, you are right, the only negative point could be this, for the people not used to: but this fact is very well described in our institutional site, where many... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We booked here because Trip Advisor claimed it was number 1 as well as The Lonely Planet. After dinner at their awesome restaurant Amihal and a good massage we went back to the room to get rested and were greeted by no more than ten ROACHES! Roaches everywhere! On the bed on the walls but the worse part, on and... More 

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ms Teresa H, we do again apologize for what happened to you. Our staff are cleaning every room everyday with total care, as you have seen. But Tepanee is surrounded of a lush tropical garden and in the tropics the coakcrochaes fly: they don't live in the dirt but they look for food flying all around, as well as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Private beach area is perfect for sunning relaxing and swimming great rooms best view on water rm103 best position for view/ privacy. Angelina beach next door has best meals on island. So great to finish Phillipine holiday here. Thresher shark dive is incredible, other dives worth it, a little hit and miss. Devocean dive centre are very good relaxed. Good... More 

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your great review. We hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards. More 

Makati, Philippines
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I researched and read the comments. I hope what I will tell here, they will take it as constructive criticism. I commend their sweet and very accommodating staffs Darelle and Marbie. I have called them through mobile phone and inquired and have answered me and Darelle even temporarily reserve the Garden view room for us.Because I told her that I... More 

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear ayen_mcb, thank you very much for all the informations you are providing. We do apologize for being not informed about Magna Carta PWD: in the future we will do our best to comply with rules and regulations. About our obsolete Official Receipts, we knew we could finish the printed forms we already have. We will double check it again... More 

Portland, Oregon
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The view is stunning. I stayed in a beachfront stand alone cabin in late August of this year, 2016. There was a constant breeze which all but negated the use of air conditioning. I would not have used it all except for an ill fitting screen which allowed mosquitoes in. In fact when I arrived, the sliding screen door was... More 

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear cody w, we appreciate the time dedicated to the nice review you wrote. We are sure it will be very useful for our future customers, as it is for us. We hold in high esteem all the comments of our guests and we work hard to try to satisfy the various requests and suggestions we receive. Thank you and... More 

Madrid, España
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

We stayed recently 4 nights in this hotel in one of the single houses. It was worth the extra money we spent in it. The wooden house is really big with a comfortable bed and clean and convenient bathroom. Maybe you can find cheaper options in the island but still the hotel is cheap compared with western standards and the... More 

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear JICHF, thank you very much. Your comments will give to our future guests a great help to understand better Tepanee, Ahihan and Malapascua. We hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tepanee stands on a small hill that rises up from Logon Beach and our territory goes down to our own private sandy beach, an area isolated from the rest of the island from where it’s possible to admire breathtaking sunsets in an area secluded from the rest of the island and where we placed beach umbrellas, sunbeds, a gazebo for massages and our lovely Chiringuito Bar & Restaurant. In addition, in the hill adjacent to the reception is our panoramic Amihan Bar & Restaurant. The name TEPANEE comes from the name of the Polynesian frangipani plant, a tropical tree that graces our gardens with fragrant flowers of various colors. Historically, the concept for our resort followed a philosophy of low environment impact. Most of the building materials are natural and local: wood, bamboo and stones used for the main structures, roofs made of a typical straw named kogon. The buildings are almost invisible from the ocean, even if many are built right on the seaside. Opened on December 8, 2008, Tepanee in the beginning was consisted of 6 independent double cottages and one building of two stories with 4 triple rooms. We have grown, and can now offer you: 6 Deluxe cottages: six independent cottages with a superb ocean view, the best in Malapascua Island. They feature: aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, daily cleaning, queen size double bed with option for one or two extra single beds, bamboo and wood furniture, wooden floor, entrance door and windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, wifi. 9 Superior cottages: nine independent cottages with aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, daily cleaning, queen size double bed with option for one extra single bed, bamboo and wood furniture, wood floor, windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, wifi. Some Superior cottages have the ocean view, some have a partial ocean view, some the garden view. 10 Standard rooms: ten rooms together in two different buildings of two stories: five rooms upstairs and three downstairs are double (queen sized bed), two rooms downstairs have two single beds each. All the rooms have private entrance, aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, daily cleaning, option for one extra single bed, bamboo and wood furniture, wooden floor, windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, wifi, garden view. 4 Budget rooms: four rooms together in two different buildings of two stories: all the rooms are downstairs; three rooms are double (queen sized bed); one room has two single beds and all have private entrance, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, balcony with sofa, daily cleaning, bamboo and wood furniture, wooden floor, windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, wifi; no aircon, minibar and hot shower. All the rooms have the garden view. We provide for the wifi in all the resort. Please, note that we are in a remote island and the service sometime may be slow or discontinuous. Since December 2012, you can eat and drink right next to our private beach, at the Chiringuito at Sunset Beach Bar & Restaurant, where we serve breakfast and lunch, snacks, drinks and natural fruit juices, cocktails, with soft music in the background. In May 2013, we opened our new Amihan Bar & Restaurant, in a panoramic position on the hill at the new entrance of Tepanee. We are serving the amazing Italian cuisine that Amihan had already become renowned for: pizza, vegetables, fish and grilled meats, pasta and pastries, tropical fruit, wine and much more. Tepanee Beach Resort is located in a non-flat area: from the reception to the rooms and the beach on the back there are stairs to go up and down. The steps are wide and low, but they do exist: please be aware of this when choosing our hotel for your stay. We do not provide hair-dryers and television. We provide beach towels upon request and with payment laundry service. We accept credit cards payments: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and JCB (bank transaction charges apply). We also accept cash payments in Pesos, Euros and US Dollars. Check-in is possible from 2:00 PM. Check-out must be completed by 12:00 noon. Reception is open from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Our staff are delighted to respond to your requests, and we are certain that you will have all you need for relaxing and memorable holiday. Silvia is a scuba diving instructor: during your stay you will have direct assistance with everything concerning scuba dives and diving courses, which can be easily booked through us. Please contact our reception for all the informations and to book the dives. Tepanee organizes transfers from and to Cebu City/Airport/Pier at any time by private van and boat: our boats arrive and depart from our private beach, located inside the Tepanee Beach Resort area. Just contact our reception, please, for all the informations and to book the transfer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tepanee Beach Resort

Address: 6013, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: $52 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tepanee Beach Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Tepanee Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
Tepanee Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
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