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The Blue Orchid Resort

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at the resort after having our private transfer arranged by Michele. On arrival we were given a warm welcome - handshake, drinks, and run through of the resort and surrounding areas by one of the managers Steven. Our room was spacious with a good sized bathroom and the insect netting around the bedding was great, as we had... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The first thing that struck us about this place was that the website didn't do it justice at all. As we arrived, I was amazed by its beauty. Surrounded by greenery and the gentle lapping of the waves, this place was a fantastic find. We enjoyed the proximity of our room to the sea and the sunset views are easily... More 

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Loma Linda, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to the other places we stayed in the Philippines, this was our least favorite, but it was also the cheapest. We paid only about 49 a night! Its hard to resist the price! One thing I think that surprised us a lot about the Philippines-- was that many of attractions and hotels are owned and managed by Caucasian foreigners... More 

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Mactan Island, Philippines
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made an unplanned trip to the South of Cebu, chose Moalboal as my destination since I have not been there and then browsed for possible hotels so I could point my WAZE to someplace. I pointed it to Blue Orchid. What a lucky choice that was since the resort-hotel has a fantastic view of the sea, is on the... More 

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Blue O, Manager at The Blue Orchid Resort, responded to this review

Hi JullesRoberto, Thank you very much for this lovely review. We feel lucky that you just showed up, requested a room, stayed the night and actually didn't want to leave. :) Samson and Esmeralda are always happy if they get pet by guests, so thank you for giving them the attention. See you next time! More 

San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Orchid was the perfect place for me, traveling alone in Cebu for work I really was looking forward to some nice quiet island relaxation. I had an ocean front room with a cute porch & front lawn area that had a chair to lay out on and a really comfy hammock. The bed had a bug net around... More 

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Blue O, Manager at The Blue Orchid Resort, responded to this review

Hi NataliaLovesBowser, Wonderful to hear that you find our place relaxing and that you loved the food. We've passed on your beautiful words to our kitchen staff and they were pleased. Samson, our resort dog and Esmaralda, our Rufous Hornbill, were also happy with all the attention you've given them :) Thank you very much for this amazing review and... More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My couple and I went for a diving holiday to the resort from 11th to 14th Aug. 16 . She has 200 dives already and i wanted to get the PADI Open Water Diver. Thanks to the dedication of Richard (my instructor) and my efforts, i was able to get the Open Water Diver just in 3 days. The diving... More 

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Thank Emilio-Manzano
Blue O, Manager at The Blue Orchid Resort, responded to this review

Hi Emilio -Manzano, We're so glad that you had chosen The Blue Orchid Resort to spend your holidays. We've had lots of fun together! You were a great student and now already a pro ;) Keep on diving guys and see you next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went for a weekend escape with several friends to get away from Cebu City. Loved it! We found the resort extremely peaceful which is exactly what we were looking for. The pool area was great, the food from the restaurant was delicious, our room was spacious, and the hosts could not have been more helpful or... More 

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Blue O, Manager at The Blue Orchid Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kelly, We're so happy to hear you've found exactly what you were looking for and that you loved our place! The snorkeling right in front of the Blue Orchid Resort is indeed beautiful and luckily your husband agrees :) Thank you very much for this excellent review and hope to see you again for another get away from Cebu... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Michelle did a good job making us feel welcome from the start. The resort has a good view from the room. We had a "insect" problem during our stay manager offered us another room we did not take it because it was on a lower floor. Vincent "manager" was nice and gave us a drink on the house. They will... More 

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Blue O, Manager at The Blue Orchid Resort, responded to this review

Hi Youngcoupple, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review. Our staff is amazing and we're happy that you've noticed this as well, they are the best in what they do. :) Insects were already here before us, we are located in the jungle so it can happen that one of them sneaks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the resort! Great staff, amazing food, friendly and helpful management (Michèle, Steven and Richard)! Great activities also. The diving was awesome. The instructors are very patient and teach you everything very crearly (First time diving). The rooms are very tidy and clean. I would recommend The Blue Orchid Resort, Moalboal, Cebu to everyone. I definitely recommend the diving... More 

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Blue O, Manager at The Blue Orchid Resort, responded to this review

Hi Ozlem, Thank you for your lovely words about the resort, food, activities and especially of our staff! We've had an awesome time with you! Keep on diving, you know you can do it, next step is doing the course! :) See you next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are a group of girls from Hong Kong and we highly recommend this resort. Room were clean and tidy. The view was crazy beautiful. Massage was very cheap and the view was simple breathtaking. Most importantly, the expat staff there - Richard Michele Stephen were friendly and fun to be with, giving us good advice on where to go... More 

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Thank Sin C
Blue O, Manager at The Blue Orchid Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sin, Great to hear you've had an fantastic stay here and it was really fun to have you girls around, you all brought a delightful atmosphere to the place! Just to clarify, the reason for the weak wifi in the room is because we don't provide wifi in the rooms, only in the public areas. Hope we'll get the... More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our beautiful, private, seaside resort accommodation is tucked away in a secluded corner of Mac Payong, just 30 meters from the 2km White Beach. Just a short drive away from Moalboal and Panagsama, it offers a quiet, idyllic setting for your holiday. The location couldn't get any better for diving as one of the best reefs in the area is directly in front of your ocean view room. The reef is perfect for beginner divers, and also for snorkelers. However the step walls make an exhilarating dive for seasoned advanced divers. The resort's architecture is a blend of Mediterranean and native styles incorporating local stone and thatched roof with white arches and Spanish tiles. Each room has either a large arched doorway or huge glass sliding doors to provide guests with amazing ocean views. Fall asleep after a hard day's dive to the sound of gentle waves and the wind gently blowing through the yucca trees. Office hours: 8am to 8pm Email to arrange airport pickup with a minimum of 24 hour notice. Check -ins are to be arranged in advance if past or before normal office hours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Orchid Resort

Address: White Beach, Moalboal, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Moalboal
Price Range: $60 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blue Orchid Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
The Blue Orchid Hotel Moalboal
The Blue Orchid Resort Moalboal, Cebu Island
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