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Crystal Blue Resort

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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit and very nice time with Crystal Blue Resort, the place is great although a bit secluded like all resorts in Anilao. The staff was helpful and friendly. I enjoyed the location. The meals were good and simple. Wifi was always available and strong....More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Mike B, General Manager at Crystal Blue ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. It it much appreciated

Reviewed 8 September 2018

As the title says, this was me and my boyfriends first time to the Philippines and we found this resort through Island Dreams travel and TripAdvisor/Google. It is a nice resort on the hillside of Mabini and I loved every minute we were here. We...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This was our third visit in as many years and each time I’ve been more impressed with the resort and the staff. The people here are the most responsive and accommodating of any dive resort we’ve visited. We came to CBR with Bluewater Photography and...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank Barry C
Response from Mike B, General Manager at Crystal Blue ResortResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you Barry for the kind words. We’re brry proud of the resort and even happier that you can enjoy coming back again and again. That alone speaks volumes. we have more changes in the pipeline and hope you like them on your next return....More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

We attended the Anilao Underwater Photo Workshop in April 2018. This was our first photo workshop experience and first trip to the Philippines. Crystal Blue Resort was great. Every single staff member was attentive and as helpful as possible. I cannot say enough about how...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from Mike B, General Manager at Crystal Blue ResortResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks for the kind review, we’re very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again. All the best from the staff at CBR

Reviewed 5 May 2018

Comfortable although basic rooms with en-suite facilities that are kept spotless and tidy throughout our stay. Excellent food with plenty of choices including local dishes and superb sweets from the dedicated kitchen team. The equipment, facilities and dive guides are very knowledgeable and keen to...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Jim A
Response from Mike B, General Manager at Crystal Blue ResortResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you sir Jim, we’ll keep the kettle on for your return.

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Crystal Blue is a year round dive resort in Anilao, Philippines. Our resort is focused on providing a superb platform for the professional or budding underwater photographer and divers. Our Camera More facility, rinse tanks and dive decks are designed for organization, in a relaxed atmosphere. Our chef is waiting to create something wonderful to eat while discussing the days adventures. Our rooms are all AC and have wonderful views. We want your trip experience to be memorable and not break the bank, so while we provide all of these great amenities and more we do so at a value. The Philippines are a very special place and Crystal Blue would like to invite you to experience the one-of-a-kind hospitality that we are known for. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Location
Philippines > Luzon > Calabarzon Region > Batangas Province > Mabini
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Location
Philippines > Luzon > Calabarzon Region > Batangas Province > Mabini
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CatherineW2707
29 March 2017|
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Response from Jim V | Reviewed this property |
It is pretty much about the diving. There is some snorkeling and swimming. If you like a massage, you need to give it a try.
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RCindyB
16 March 2015|
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Response from Mike B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Please be careful as the power in the Philippines runs on 220, a 2 prong, round/flat socket is available in most rooms and areas at the resort including our camera room. However just because it fits doesn't always mean... More
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"We had the Family room on our last visit and loved the location."
barrycZ1653NN
4 Jun 2018
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"Ask for a room near rececption"
564jima
5 May 2018
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"Select rooms on lowers levels (10# or family) to avoid climbing stairs. Uppers rooms (20#) have great views."
JonnyDub
17 Jun 2017
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"Higher rooms have a lot of stairs to climb."
waejae_jae
3 May 2017
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