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“The Quality still remains 5 years later”
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Marco Polo Davao
Ranked #5 of 52 Hotels in Davao City
panama city, fl
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“The Quality still remains 5 years later”
Reviewed July 13, 2005

My family stayed at Marco Polo on our trip to Davao this year and just as it was 5 years ago, it was a relaxing and pleasant experience. We flew into Davao from Manila on Cebu Pacific and saved our boarding pass so we stayed for the first five days at about half the normal price. Security has stepped up significantly since our last stay with all taxis being searched before being allowed to approach the hotel and all bags being searched before being allowed into the hotel. Also, men are searched for any handguns they may be carrying. Everyone doing the searches are extremely courteous and friendly so its not really an inconvienience. We left for Mati for 3 days before returning to Davao and tried to stay at another hotel in the city that was a little less expensive but I have to say the cleanliness of the hotel was anything but "royal". When we complained about the cleanliness of the room they suggested "why don't you go to the Marco Polo?"....so we did. We went back to Marco Polo and paid the regular price (about $80/night) but it was well worth the money. We had a nice relaxing last week in Davao.

  • Stayed May 2005
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Reviewed December 6, 2004

I stayed Marco Polo for the second time,and found this hotel excellent.staffs are very friendly,infact in my second visit they know my name already,they waved to me evrytime they see in the lobby.For me this my home everytime i come to davao.

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Reviewed November 30, 2004

I spent the third week of August in the midst of the Kadayawan Sa Dabaw Festivities at the Marco Polo. Sheer elegance with professional staff and all of the amenities one could desire. Beautiful changing nightly buffets or evening pool side dining. All the while the Kadaywan festival is going on just outside the hotel. The beautifully detailed lobby includes a cozy little bar named after the the Philippine Eagle with special events most nights. Also the lobby has a slightly raised quiet cafe/bar area with elegantly clad waitpersons that will serve you very good coffee in the morning and wonderful cocktailsor a good glass of wine at night along with light snacks or lunches while you listen to classic ballads by various piano bar entertainers. They seem to know by heart every love song ever written.

During the festival traditonal dancers and musicians filled the lobby area as well as traditonal tribal weaving demonstrations. The staff assisted me in arranging for shipping of the many modestly priced gifts available in the area. Can't wait to go back and I stayed a 2nd week after being enticed by an even better rate than the first week. Great security in room and on the premises with warm smiling faces. Mabuhay!

  • Stayed August 2004
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Additional Information about Marco Polo Davao

Property: Marco Polo Davao
Address: CM Recto Street | P.O. Box 81540, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mindanao > Davao del Sur Province > Davao City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Davao City
#3 Romantic Hotel in Davao City
#5 Business Hotel in Davao City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Marco Polo Davao 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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