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El Rio y Mar Resort

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed March 27, 2017

I had reserved a room at the hotel by email and when I wrote them the night before arrival in order to arrange the transportation to the hotel, they said they were sorry, but the guests had decided to stay longer therefore I won't be able to come tomorrow, surely I will understand... I got really angry and told them,...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This place has some of the best beach and softest sands I have been to. A large coral garden is right at the dock, and we could see a lot of fishes (including a lion fish) swimming at the dock steps at sunset. A lion fish at the dock steps! Isn't that unbelievable! The western food is more delicious than...

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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

#The Place unbelievable! we first arrived from the inland river to the hotel, felt so unique. we were warmly welcome 🥁🎷🎺 , fresh drinks 🍹 and the staff presented the hotel facilities. The pictures speaks for themselves, this place is just beautiful and so much to do : waterski, diving, paddle, massages, kayaking, beach volley.... The staff is very attentive...

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1Thank Timur A
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Stayed here to avail of the diving and was able to see Dugongs and find some visibility of over 100 meters --- best I have ever seen with feeding turtles, thousands of fish and most other ocean animals. Facilities were nice and food was fine --- but the massages on the floating rafts and the diving was world class.

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Fairfield, California
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Rating it high based on friendly, respectful, cheerful and energetic staff; Room we occupied was clean and the boat rides are scheduled well. Restaurant serves a variety of food; buffet is a possible some days; daily breakfast buffet (included in accommodation) has a good choice (fruits, protein, veggies, rice, bread). Excellent place to relax and do some water activities in...

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1Thank mayreyestan
Baldwin Park, California
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

First time in Coron and the first 2 days was ok. Nothing to brag about as far as our lodging goes. Then we headed to El Rio Y Mar, that sour taste of the last 2 days was wiped just like that. From the time we boarded that boat going to the island, I felt like i made the right...

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6Thank AllenFilAmgolfer
MACQUARIE PARK
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Organized a family get-away and stayed at El Rio from 9-12 January. We were 12 adults and 4 kids so was a big group. Despite this, each and everyone of us enjoyed our stay. From the minute we got picked up at the airport, to our arrival at the resort and as we left, we were well taken cared of....

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3Thank LGUERRA228
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

The most amazing 4 days of our entire vacation. We stayed on other 5 stars around Philippines but nothing could compare how beautiful this place is. The room was perfect, A/C, shower, beds, etc. Staff and service were the most kindest and friendly people, they made you feel very comfortable. Location is fantastic. Food is exquisite. I don't really write...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The resort is away from Coron town proper, but if you are looking for beach, sun and relaxation--for a price that is not too exorbitant--then this is the place to go. The main draw for us when we booked this hotel was that it has its own beach, which hotels in the town proper would not have. The bonus was...

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2Thank chickenjoy71
Victoria
Reviewed January 22, 2017

We stayed at El rio y Mar for 4 nights, Jan 18-22 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The resort is well maintained, clean, and quiet. The food selection, and quality, is excellent. The staff are friendly and helpful. We also took a one-day island hopping tour which was exceptional. We highly recommend this resort.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Rio Y Mar Resort is the perfect haven for those seeking an escape from the urban jungle. Nestled in a beautiful tranquil bay with a breathtaking view of calm waters and rolling hills, the resort offers the perfect ambiance for romantic getaways and retreats. Guests are guaranteed of personalized service with the trademark warmth and charm of native Palawe'os. The resort also offers scuba diving, hiking, water sports and tours around Coron. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Rio y Mar Resort

Address: San Jose, Coron, Busuanga Island 5316, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Busuanga Island > Coron > San Jose
Price Range: $89 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — El Rio y Mar Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Native cabanas all the way! Number 9 was the best location for us”
KayOhara, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Try to book a cabin close to the restaurant and bar.”
Erik-Ehv, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Room # 4 is great!”
536yangx, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
“Closest to the restaurant is probably the best.”
slkfjjenfnkjoeind, Mar 9, 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a Cabana, facing the facility, it's on the left side. It's a walk from the restaurant, but a very pleasant one.”
mayreyestan, Mar 2, 2017 | Read review
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