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The Peacock Garden
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Baclayon
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 31, 2013

The three days spent at the Peacock Garden were some of the best in the two months we were in the Philippines. The facility is immaculate, the staff are splendid, and lucky for us, the weather was near perfect. From the airport pickup to drop off, we were constantly impressed and pampered. I know some will think this is a bit outside their budget, but I'm telling you that the extra attention and amenities more than make up for it. You will fee like a foreign dignitary. The pool is fantastic! The spa is incredible, and the staff is amazing, especially the spa supervisor!
We stayed in a couple of other locations as well, but the Peacock Garden is without compare.
Several of the staff called us by name, not just sir or ma'am, and it was such a great feeling to be treated in such a person and professional manner. Truly, the only negative aspect of the Peacock Garden is that at some point you will have to leave! Worth every centavo!

Room Tip: I'm not familiar with other rooms, but make sure you face the ocean. The view in the evening is...
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

Just got home from our stay in Peacock Garden. WOW--is one word that aptly describes our stay. Let me begin with the staff--they have the friendliest, most accommodating, THOUGHTFUL and ATTENTIVE hotel staff we've met. We rarely had to ask them to do stuff for us. They took INITIATIVE and gladly went the EXTRA MILE in making sure we're comfortable and that we had a good time--from accommodating us for early check-in, to packing towels and snacks for us on our tours (which we thought was a nice touch), to instantly providing towels for us when we went for a swim in their pool and replenishing these towels at once as soon as we were through using them, to leaving packs of Peanut Kisses on our beds upon tidying up our room, to offering to serve us our complimentary breakfast when we came back from our dolphin-watching tour even if it was already 12NN (!!), among others. All these they did without us having to ask. They thoughtfully anticipated our needs.

The place is PEACEFUL, WELL-KEPT, and BEAUTIFUL. Understand though that it's not a beach resort (Panglao Island, where Alona Beach and Dumaluan Beach are, is about 15-20 mins away by car). It's perched on top of a hill, with a panoramic, breathtaking view of the sea. Lots of trees, landscape is manicured, and grounds look well-maintained. It's the perfect place to unwind, reflect, and get some peace and QUIET.

ROOMS: Clean, really comfortable and sturdy beds. Clean bathroom with L'Occitane products (Trust me, I'm very particular with bathrooms). Huge flat-screen Sony TV mounted on the wall, with DVD player.

Food was also good (lunch and dinner are a bit pricey though). We liked the breakfast choices. They had a buffet table with breads, cereals, and fruit (Try the peanut bars, they are amazing!). And they also had a cooked-to-order menu, likewise part of their complimentary breakfast. My only wish is that they have a wider selection of Filipino dishes (grilled stuff, seafood); these are the things you (at least, us Filipinos) usually crave for on vacations like this.

On the overall, Peacock Garden is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I would definitely go back here. :-)

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

Lovely resort. The free airport transfer service was excellent. We were given refreshing wet towels to freshen up the moment we boarded the car. Love the infinity pool - I swam everyday. Spa is also wonderful - fantastic massage - apparently highly recommended by Conde Nast! Great service and when we were there for Chinese New Year there was fireworks! Hotel is able to organise day trips around Bohol for you. Great resort just for relaxation.

Room Tip: Ask for a pool-facing ground floor room.
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

A spent the first week of my trip to Bohol on Alona beach. Simply due to its price and proximity to the ferry terminal, I thought I would spend a night at this higher-end resort in Baclayon. I could not have been happier with my decision.

The property is gorgeous and the staff is friendly. What makes this property special, however, is that every little detail has been thought through and there is practically nobody there. It is almost spooky how perfect they keep this place. Not a leaf is in the pool, spotless rooms, and even your receipts are printed on beautiful paper. When I was there, the resort was also incredibly quiet. It made everything feel tranquil and was a great way to wrap up a week of diving on the crowded and noisy Panglao beaches.

This resort would be a great place for a romantic getaway. If i find myself returning to Bohol, i will definitely stay here again.

Also, you can get great internet from almost anywhere on the resort. This is important as most of the places on Panglao use an ADSL service that goes down half the time.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

First things first, if you're looking for beach front, that this place is not... but keep reading because there's a lot going for this place.

The infinity pool is amazing. The staff is amongst the friendliest I've encountered, they really go out of their way to make sure you have a comfortable stay. We were at the pool and it started raining, and just on his own one of staff came over and put an umbrella over our things, placed extra towels for us.

The location isn't near anywhere really walkable and you don't have a lot of options for meals within the property but that also means more time for r&r. They have a good spa within the property. Prices are very reasonable, even more so because the whole ambiance is very classy and the staff knew what they were doing.

They also booked our Bohol trips and apparently they don't tack on surcharges, which was a pleasant surprise.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

We booked three rooms at The Peacock Garden through Deal Grocer buying site at a very good deal and extended another day for a four day, three nights stay for seven adults. We were only so happy there were only a few guests when we arrived Friday and would have the hotel just to ourselves but a few more guests arrived for the weekend. Peacock was just a few minutes drive from Tagbilaran airport. The staff welcomed us with a refreshing "PIKWAN" (pineapple-watermelon or pinya-pakwan in Pilipino) juice drink when we arrived. The view of the Bohol Sea from the infinity pool was breathtaking. Our rooms were well appointed and since I was with my 84 year old mom and her sister, we preferred a ground floor room. I would imagine the view from the 2 other rooms at the second floor balcony was a little better but I didn't mind. The beds were higher than usual which i loved except for the little squeaking noise it gave whenever i moved. We had an extra bed which didn't make the room feel cramped. The bathrooms with thick white beach towels was large and the small L'Occitane bath and body products made it specially elegant. We enjoyed the sumptuous buffet breakfast with hot meals and dinners we had at the hotel as we usually ate out for lunch on our tours of the islands' sites. The vouchers gave us 30 minutes free fabulous massage for six, and even though some of the fitness equipment were not working, we will definitely be back.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

We booked three rooms at The Peacock Garden through Deal Grocer buying site at a very good deal and extended another day for a four day, three nights stay for seven adults. We were only so happy there were only a few guests when we arrived Friday and would have the hotel just to ourselves but a few more guests arrived for the weekend. Peacock was just a few minutes drive from Tagbilaran airport. The staff welcomed us with a refreshing "PIKWAN" (pineapple-watermelon or pinya-pakwan in Pilipino) juice drink when we arrived. The view of the Bohol Sea from the infinity pool was breathtaking. Our rooms were well appointed and since I was with my 84 year old mom and her sister, we preferred a ground floor room. I would imagine the view from the 2 other rooms at the second floor balcony was a little better but I didn't mind. The beds were higher than usual which i loved except for the little squeaking noise it gave whenever i moved. We had an extra bed which didn't make the room feel cramped. The bathrooms with thick white beach towels was large and the small L'Occitane bath and body products made it specially elegant. We enjoyed the sumptuous buffet breakfast with hot meals and dinners we had at the hotel as we usually ate out for lunch on our tours of the islands' sites. We will definitely come back.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank jvestudio
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Additional Information about The Peacock Garden

Address: Upper Laya, Baclayon 6301, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Visayas > Bohol Province > Bohol Island > Baclayon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Baclayon
Price Range: $138 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Peacock Garden 4.5*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Peacock Garden is a boutique hotel and spa located on the island of Bohol, featuring a distinct blend of Old World ambience and Filipino hospitality. An idyllic retreat - tucked away on a hilltop and spread over 11 hectares - welcomes guests to sprawling gardens, luxury rooms, and stunning views of the Bohol Sea. With its tranquil environment, the island's finest dining experience, natural spa treatments, and captivating sea views, The Peacock Garden is the ideal hideaway for a romantic holiday, wedding weekend, or special event. It is a 15-minute drive from Tagbilaran City, and eco-cultural, beach, and outdoor activities are offered nearby. ... more   less 
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The Peacock Garden Hotel Baclayon
Peacock Garden Luxury Hotel
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