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Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast

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Barangay Zabali Cemento Beach, Baler, Luzon 3200 Philippines
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#5 of 93 Specialty lodging in Baler
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A secluded accommodation on the foot of a hill and across the street from an internationally known surf spot in the Philippines - "Cobra Reef." Our Suites are cozy yet stylish and furnished with all the essentials to a great weekend escape. All our suites were put together with a keen eye for detail to appeal to your epicurean taste buds yet a feel not far away from home. It has its own toilet and bath with hot rain shower. All rooms have a private balcony with a view of the sea(for Premier) and the lush mountainside. It is strategically located near Baler’s famous tourists attractions. Not too far from the hustle and bustle of Sabang Beach (9 kms/ 15 minute drive), Kahanamoku boasts of a more private and tailor-fit Baler experience. We are walking distance from the Baler Fish Port and across the street from a world class surf spot that hides behind a magical walk through a mangrove sanctuary. A handful of white sandy beaches and breathtaking sites just a few minute drive from us.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Beach
Boating
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference facilities
Yoga room
Fitness classes
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Hiking
Fishing
Patio
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Bidet
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Mountain view
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Filipino
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Minsih wrote a review Dec 2021
Manila, Philippines12 contributions9 helpful votes
Away from the bustle of Baler town and Sabang beach, Kahanamoku is quite, relaxing and has a lovely vibe. Rooms. are clean and staff are super helpful and friendly as are the owners and family, who made us very welcome. The best thing is the fantastic vegetarian breakfast options. Yummy vegetarian tapsilog, delicious nut and seed oatmeal, veggie omelette - what a great way to tart the day! Lots to do and see in and around Baler even if you are not a surfer. If you are a surfer then this bed and breakfast is close to some great surf spots too. Highly recommend a stay at Kahanamoku!
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Date of stay: December 2021
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RS wrote a review Dec 2021
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Our expectations were low, but what the f***? We booked the "Premier Suite" which was described in the website as a room "with an en-suite toilet and bath with hot & cold rain shower stocked with natural toiletries." The room was also claimed to be put together "with a keen eye for detail to appeal to your epicurean taste buds yet a feel not far away from home." They claim that the room has a "private balcony with a view of the sea and the lush mountainside." I don't think that's entirely accurate. . . Going to this place was a great ordeal. To be fair, they were helpful in processing our S-PASS. Unfortunately, we were not informed beforehand that the road going to their place was closed. So we had to circle back and traverse the Pantabangan road. We were delayed for more than 3 hours. We called them and asked if there were any restaurants open nearby their place since we were really hungry and we don't want to stop over causing more delay. They informed us that the restaurant beside their resort was open. We arrived at around 5pm only to find out that the restaurant beside them was closed and does not serve on weekdays. After more than 10 hours of driving, we had to go back to Baler centro to look for food. After 30 minutes of looking for a decent restaurant, we decided to just drive thru Jolibee Baler. That was probably the saddest chickenjoy we've ever tasted. So yeah, we returned to the place to finally rest and freshen up but we found out that the only "toiletries" they had was a shower gel. So we had to go back again to Baler centro to buy essentials at 9pm. The road btw is very dark since there were no lightposts. It was the worst. We just want to highlight some weird things in the room that doesn't make sense. For one, the toilet smells musty, probably due to the fishport nearby. Another is the TV which does not really have any chanels. The balcony doesnt really give a clear view of the sea since the resort is on the other side of the road across the ocean. Lastly, the "toiletries" were bit of a scam. We just prayed that the breakfast was good but then again... they served cold bread. We didnt really expect much from this place since the whole country just came from a pandemic. We really wanted to give a good review and look at the brighter side but really, all we remember are the stress from staying at this place. It was horrible. Traumatic. If you can't deliver basic hospitality, might as well close down. Sorry, but we should have just claimed for a refund.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Lee-aison wrote a review Jan 2020
Germany7 contributions5 helpful votes
A beautiful quiet Guesthouse surrounded by Coconut trees and the Ocean! The place is very stylish, the best design you can find in Baler - it's truly made with a lot attention to details. The room we stayed in was very clean, had A/C and a balcony where we could dry our wet clothes after surfing. The staff is very kind and helpful and prepared a delicious and healthy breakfast every morning. We stayed here during our entire trip because we enjoyed the peaceful place and the vibes so much. Highly recommend staying there, you will enjoy it...
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Jetter87 wrote a review Jan 2020
Makati, Philippines4 contributions1 helpful vote
Duke Kahanamoku from whom the place was named will surely be happy to have this as his home away from home. The food was healthy yet scrumptious, the rooms clean and the linens crisp and fragrant. This is worth every cent we paid for...
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from endless_somar, Owner at Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast
Responded 10 Jan 2020
We appreciate you kind words! We always try our best to give our guests the best service here in Baler, Aurora. We look forward to your next visit! You will always be welcome here in your home away from home. Love & Light
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jacqueline D wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore, Singapore287 contributions97 helpful votes
We booked 2 rooms and stayed here for 2 nights. 1 suite with sea view and another standard room. To our dismay, at 3pm when we arrived, the suite room is not ready and hotel owner cited confusion on the booking. He kindly upgraded the other room to a suite room. Then when we finally got the room, it is so basic that it doesn’t have hair dryer, nor hanger, wardrobe, hanger or tissues, there is no amenities at all. The quilt doesn’t even have quilt cover. To our dismay, the basin leak, they came to repair. The next day, when we return from our trip, we found that they did not made our bed and that the basin leaks again. They were kind enough to change our room but the toilet stinks. We have no choice as it is already late and we check out as early as we can the next day. It wasn’t a very pleasant experience though the owner is very hospitable.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from endless_somar, Owner at Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast
Responded 6 Jan 2020
Hello Jacqueline. First of all, I'd like to apologize for not meeting your standards, we tried our best to provide you with the best possible service we could. With regard to our amenities, they are all written clearly on both our website and partner booking sites, again, we apologize if you expected otherwise. We try to be as straightforward in our listing to avoid any disconnect with our guests. I'd like to thank you for your feedback and rest assured we will work on this moving forward. We hope you were still able to enjoy your trip to Baler despite this dissatisfaction. Love & Light
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She wrote a review Nov 2019
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Extremely happy that we chose Kahanamoku as our home away from home. We enjoyed every moment of our stay, from the food - healthy, our room- super comfy and clean, down to the people who managed the place (staff/owner) - so hospitable. Will definitely recommend this place to our friends.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Bea R wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Very peaceful place, friendly staff, far away from the busy side of Baler but only 20mins away if you want to go to the busy side. Very homey and quiet. There were 6 of us and we stayed in the room for 6. Not too tight since the whole place has shared spaces--dining, chairs outside the room, and other areas.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Juanch wrote a review Jul 2019
Pacifica, California37 contributions3 helpful votes
Kahanamoku is our home in Baler. It’s a quiet and homey place roughly 7km drive from tSabang. The owners are very hospitable and would make you feel right at home. Right across the place is the mangrove garden and beyond it is where the pro surfers hang out.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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mikopanalo wrote a review Jun 2019
Makati, Philippines7 contributions3 helpful votes
Love this place! Super chill. Reminds me of B&B's in Siargao! Coconut trees, quiet space and Great service from Staff. The staff were super nice and accommodating. I will stay here again when i do come back to Baler!
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Hch wrote a review Dec 2018
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A wonderful place in Baler to relax and unwind. The rooms are clean and the whole place is just so lovely. They have two yoga decks and hammocks to chill on. The owners and staff are very accomodating and would readily give you suggestions on where to go. They even let us place food we brought with us in their refrigerator, and even waived our 1 hour-late check-out fee. The location makes it peaceful and away from the crowd at Sabang beach, which is a 20-minute drive away.
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$37 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesLuzonCentral Luzon RegionAurora ProvinceBaler
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Sabang Beach (3.5 km), Dicasalarin Cove (4.8 km), and Diguisit Rock Formations (3.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a bidet, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kubli Bistro, Gerry Shan's Place, and The Shack.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, guests have access to fitness classes and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a banquet room and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Quezon's Resthouse (3.2 km).
Does Kahanamoku Bed and Breakfast have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.