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“Ok choice” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Carmela de Boracay

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La Carmela de Boracay
Ranked #81 of 150 Hotels in Boracay
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Ok choice”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

The hotel is near the beach. It also has a pool but it's quite small for adults. Breakfast was ordinary. Overall the price is just right. The location is the strength of this hotel because it has a beach front. I might consider this the next time I go to boracay.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Mjred J
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

La Carmela is located in Station 2, just right distance if you want to go Station 1 or 3. I love our balcony, so relaxing to be in the oceanfront room with balcony. Staff were nice but there are few who needs more training regarding the information they know about the hotel and their surroundings.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Gcrevt
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Bridgewater, Canada
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there last March through WowPhilippines, and enjoyed it very much. We found the staff in particular to be quite friendly and accommodating. A healthy tip at the bar ensured a quick run of Red Horse, and the restaurant staff were always helpful.Our Executive wing room was quite adequate for our needs: brief periods of rest before hitting the sun, sand and surf. The beach, the boardwalk, the amazing sunsets, and the wonderful people ensured we had an awesome time. Make sure you go island hopping, and don't forget to buy your own snorkelling gear.

Stayed March 2012
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3 Thank SouthrenSol
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Maroochydore, Australia
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25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

I found the place noisy with loud bangs of people closing doors and kids running up and down the halls witch you could hear in your room .
The place was clean.
The pool a nice spot to sit around.
Breakfast was not so good.
I found the place was a bit over priced for what it was but in saying that it's in a good spot close to most things a short walk to the D Mall.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank now2mark
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Tarlac
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33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

I purchased a 4D/3N standard room accommodation at La Carmela Resort, Boracay from an Online Group Buying Site. The location was nice (beach front), the receptionists were friendly, and the staff were helpful. There are 2 swimming pools that are perfect for small kids, but very small for an adult. But unfortunately the standard room that we got was terrible. It has no view, the aircon could not keep up with the summer heat, the location of the room was in a secluded part of the hotel that one time I got lost locating it. The buffet breakfast was nothing special.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Gerry C
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Taguig City, Philippines
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

My family and I are staying in the Executive Wing and we are put in a Family Room in the 4th floor (401) It is at the furthest part of the floor. The elevator nearest ours is not functioning during the time of our stay. My mother is already 58 y/o and is suffering knee pains and is no longer capable for long walks and running up and down the stairs. No wheelchair available. We are not granted to be transferred to a standard room in the lower floors, though we agreed to a lower room category than what we paid and reserved for. We have to go through long walks up to the 4th floor and through the hallway before arriving to our room. There are no room slippers considering that the floor is so cold due to the aircon. There is also no room foot rag considering that the floor is always wet due to us going in & out swimming. There is no turndown service. Amenities are not replenished daily.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank IzraManantan
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Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

Nice to know that it really offers a great location, but aside from it nothing else. The rooms are old and smells bad. Long time waited for check in and check out. The Breakfast is really ODD!!! Will think twice if will book again at this hotel.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank princessrosh
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Additional Information about La Carmela de Boracay

Property: La Carmela de Boracay
Address: Station 2, Balabag Boracay Island | Malay Aklan, Aklan Province, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Panay Island > Aklan Province > Boracay
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#49 On the Beach Hotel in Boracay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — La Carmela de Boracay 3*
Number of rooms: 242
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