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“Quite relaxing but inconvenient when with toddlers”
Review of SM City Davao

SM City Davao
Ranked #16 of 74 things to do in Davao City
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

i always go here with my children to relax, shop and stroll. the place is quite relaxing and spacious, the saleslady are nice, parking lot are huge, but when it comes to emergencies like your baby poops they dont have any convenient place to change diapers and wash your baby, only the flatform foldable attached on wall and just wipe your baby there with all the smell for the entire room..haha i'd rather go home, they wont even let you use the CR for disabled even just for washing, your beg is no use..another negative feedback also is the phone attendant of their cinema are not nice, they were always like in a hurry or something and they get mad eventually even if you just asked her twice..my call does't last a min. duhh.. i hope they do have this complains and suggestion forms.

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Reviewed September 20, 2012

SM City is one of Davao's American Style Shopping malls. There are others more oriented to the "stall" setup, not something common in America other than in places like farmers markets. SM City, were is transplanted into a typical american medium to small size city would fit right in. There are a variety of shops, the obligatory "food court" and lots of distractions to lighten your wallet. SM Department store is an anchor and is similar to the smaller chain dept stores in america. Prices are OK to outrageously high. Don't expect to brag to your folks back home about "....i got x a such a great price in the Philippines at the mall" some steal you got shopping at SM. On the other hand, if you have a serious need for something you forgot back home, like a comfortable pair of shoes or some reading glasses, etc. A place like SM would be a great place to look because you have so many choices.

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Reviewed July 10, 2012

a nice clean mall with everything availabel, and still getting more shops. big parking around, and everybody is trying to help you to buy some articles.
one of the best places to buy your davao souvenirs is the sm department store (shop for it on the ground floor)
not in the midle of the city but easy to reach by cab

Thank lenie
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Reviewed December 27, 2011

Area is too crowded. There are too many new buildings around it.

Go early in the morning else parking is packed and there'd be too many people, especially on holidays and weekends.

Tried to shop for a Christmas decor on Christmas eve but apparently theyve already 'pulled out' all Christmas decors because it is already 'gift giving'

Sales ladies are too helpful that they've become too annoying.

Thank dhaynosaur
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Reviewed December 3, 2011

This big mall in Davao is one of the best. It's clean especially the toilets. There's always somebody who maintains the cleanliness after every customer's use. The store crews are very helpful and willing to assist you and guide you. The distance is not located at the city center, but it is accessible through jeep or taxi.

Thank slazenger552
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