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Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The resort is on a small island which is very peaceful. The rooms are basic but we were there to dive and enjoy the beautiful scenery, the rooms are a place to sleep, and contrary to what other reviews have said, we did have hot water to shower! The food is really good, probably the best fish and chips we've... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff (Dimple, Riza, Erroll, Reynaud) are attentive and helpful, the island is beautiful, the beds are very comfortable, and the food is the best you're likely to find in Coron. Coron town itself is a bit of a dump, so being on a private island away from the grime and chaos of the town was ideal. Will definitely stay... More 

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Eindhoven
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like to be at quiet places instead of in a city. So if you feel the same way, than this place is perfect! We stayed here 2 nights and were sad to leave. The room we got was nicer than we expected. The food is affordable and really nice. And the staff is so friendly and helpful! We dived... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked via Internet and upgraded ones we arrived and realise no aircon in the room and that would have been hell on heart . To make it easy on readers I will just give good and bad tips regarding this 7 hectares little island owned by a British guy. Good: the island is 5 min boat ride from town... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was simply awesome. The staff here are absolutely wonderful and just so friendly and accommodating. I really felt as if we became friends and the island felt like our second home for the 4 days we were there. We were travelling with our 1 year, 10 month old daughter and the staff did everything to accommodate us even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Management and staff are friendly and we have a pleasant and relaxing stay not so far away from the city and the only access is a boat. Its nice to end our tour to palawan. Thanks to all the staff and looking forward to seeing coron again...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A last minute trip to Coron and so far one of the most beautiful experiences and destinations I have ever been! I am glad we chose to stay in this resort. The view of the lodge room was so beautiful and peaceful. The resort is only 8 minutes away from Coron's town by boat. Owner and staff were very friendly,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked based on Trip advisor. Glad we did as the town of Coron is just average. Being on this island isolated us from the town. Great location and easy living. No hot water though but given the temperature is always 30C, it wasnt a problem. Food was fine but not a huge choice. Service was very good. Employees always... More 

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Huizingen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

After checking a couple of backpackers places in town we opted for a more quiet place to rest and sleep before leaving on a liveaboard to Apo and the Coron wrecks. We stayed in a bungalow with view over the sea. Staff was helpfull and very friendly. Value for money place. Food not exceptional but ok. Easy access at all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Let's start with the positives: the staff and the owner and very nice and helpful. ,oust of the rooms offer a nice view of the sea with a nice balcony. The food is alright and the menu prices are reasonable compared to prices in town. It is quiet as well which we really liked and only a 5 minute boat... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Back to 100% after Typhoon Haiyan. An Island resort and dive center on its own island just 5 minutes from Coron Town. Tranquil location with individual rustic cottages and modern lodge rooms. All rooms en-suite. Warm hospitality and good food. Ideal for island hoppers and divers. Private Coron Island Tours operated from the resort to show you the best and most beautiful spots that Coron has to offer at your own pace. With one of the most experienced dive centers in Coron, come dive Corons wrecks, lakes or coral reefs with Discovery Divers from our resort. Kayaking, seafaris around Calamianes Islands are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center

Address: Dicanituan Island | Barangay 5, Coron, Busuanga Island 5316, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Busuanga Island > Coron
Price Range: $46 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Discovery Divers Resort Coron Hotel Coron
Discovery Divers Hotel
Discovery Island Resort And Dive Center Coron, Palawan Island
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Coron
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