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at Pontefino Hotel

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... which is not very often.. 7. The Hotel has two big swimming pools.. To summarize, the place has it's pluses and minuses . So...
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... sheet, very relaxing especially if your room is facing the pool and lots of facilities. The staff are excellent especially...
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... shampoo and shower gel. It has a bathtub and bidet. The pool is big., with separate kiddie pool. Breakfast is very...
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Meera wrote a review Dec 2018
4 contributions3 helpful votes
Let me say at the very beginning that if you have to stay in this part of Batangas, this is the best option that is available in the area. Writing this review so that readers get their expectations right..
1. The hotel has a beautiful drive-way which has got a kind of old world charm. The hotel entrance is quite picturesque..
2. However if you reach the hotel after a long drive from wherever you have come, DO NOT expect to be able to immediately check in to your room.. Irrespective of how many days in advance you have made the hotel reservation, more often than not, you would have to wait at the hotel reception till the hotel staff finish cleaning your room to make it ready for occupation..So you could spend those 30 mins admiring the beautiful drive-way and sinking into the really comfortable couches ( no pun intended here, these sofas are really comfortable) in the hotel lobby..
3. When you check in, make sure to ask for rooms in the new building. The rooms are bigger, and the plumbing is marginally better and the rooms have 2 Balconies, which is really a plus.. Although, these rooms do not have the intercom facility and you would need to use Watsapp or Viber to communicate with the hotel staff this is still the better option even though the WiFi drops pretty frequently..
4. Do not expect good house-keeping. And make sure you carry your own toiletries..The ones provided at the hotel could be used to do laundry and not much else..
5. The early mornings are beautiful here. You wake up to the chirping of the birds.. The hotel also has a beautiful mango orchard behind the gym where you should take a stroll if it is still not cordoned off..
6. The Breakfast spread is a joke. You have watered down juice and stale fruits as a staple. The live egg counter is operational only if the chef is around which is not very often..
7. The Hotel has two big swimming pools..
To summarize, the place has it's pluses and minuses . So I would suggest that you set your expectations right, if you want to make the most of the experience..
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Choose the new building
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Raclan wrote a review May 2012
Vancouver, Canada3 contributions4 helpful votes
The hotel is beautiful and very well maintained. very clean room, nice sheet, very relaxing especially if your room is facing the pool and lots of facilities. The staff are excellent especially Karen, very accomodating. The food is excellent like the Binagoongan..
Location Location Location!!!! this hotel is near to the city proper and near to SM shopping center.
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Date of stay: September 2011Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Hotel prices are well worth it.
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Janalynnr wrote a review Apr 2018
Manila, Philippines26 contributions12 helpful votes
The rooms are superb, berry spacious, with living room and kitchen. It feels like a studio condo, probably slightly bigger than most studio condos in Makati. I was able to exercise in my room, since the gym was quite small.

It had a bathtub. The amenities inside the bathroom include: toothbrush, soap, shampoo and shower gel. It has a bathtub and bidet.

The pool is big., with separate kiddie pool.

Breakfast is very limited, though. Coffee is great.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Judy M, Resident Manager at Pontefino Hotel
Responded Jul 13, 2018
Dear Janalynnr, We are delighted to hear you were overall pleased during your stay We trust that your experience will bring you back to Batangas! Looking forward to welcoming you back in Pontefino Hotel soon. All the best,
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Sunkissedguy wrote a review May 2014
Makati, Philippines118 contributions91 helpful votes
Stayed in this hotel multiple times on corporate arrangement.

PROs

Beautiful lobby
Excellent service from lobby guards, pool staff and ladies from the breakfast place.
lovely pool area
Close to a shopping mall.
spacious rooms
comfy beds

CONs
They charge for everything, literally. from slippers, tea, water beyond the complimentary etc.
I called the front desk to "borrow" a flat iron for my clothes. They gave it to me but they said they need to take it once im done because other customers need it.
I am staying on corporate rate and I think the rate is too expensive for this type of hotel. I am staying in a suite but it doesn't feel like it
Cleanliness of the toilet is a problem. The toilet and bathtub is not well maintained.
Front desk staff needs more training. They have a standard script for bill pay/corporate customers and personal/walk in customers.

Overall i don't like this hotel but sadly, this is the best place to stay in Batangas City. Everything else is outdated, grimy and dirty.
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Date of stay: May 2014Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: all rooms look the same based on my stay history
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Lisaneed wrote a review Feb 2013
Seminyak, Indonesia79 contributions43 helpful votes
I loved my stay in this hotel, hence why my overall rating was high yet all individual item ratings are low. The first room they had me in stunk of cigarettes on the ground floor so u asked to be upgraded which they were kind enough to do, for a small price increase, but it was worth it. The entrance is lovely, very provincial and colourful town houses at the front leading to a sweeping driveway up to the front door. Hotel layout is good, pool is lovely. The night I stayed, there was a surprise fireworks show which added to the feeling of being in a castle from Cinderella. Internal quality of the hotel is ok, but for a regional hotel, I fell in love with this place. My hotel room for the price paid was terrible!
food was ok, I had a pesto pasta which was tasty but nothing special. Staff were friendly too. Very helpful and friendly.
You have little choice in Batangas and although this was average .... Really .... You have to look past it, appreciate it for what it is and you too will love the experience.
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Date of stay: January 2013
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