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Scent of Green Papaya Resort

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Ester A. Lim Drive, Tawala, Panglao 6340 Philippines
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#1 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Tawala
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Modern eco native resort, near the beach, with swimming pool and located in a green, peaceful and quiet area. With now a free Shuttle on demand direct to the beach, for a 3 min ride to the best vacations in BOHOL
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Boating
Diving
Kids stay free
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Snorkeling
Kids pool
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
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Private balcony
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Minibar
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Safe
Seating area
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, French, Filipino

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75Somewhat walkable
Grade: 75 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
220Reviews6Q+A14Room tips
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WereAllTheSame wrote a review Apr 2019
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Green Papaya is great! Especially Gia and Aira, the girls that work at the front the desk! My partner and I had an amazing time! Gia set us up with an amazing tour guide who took us all over the island and was so much fun to get lunch with. Absolutely beautiful people!!! I’m sure the entire staff at green papaya are amazing, but we connected with Gia and Aira right away! They were so welcoming, friendly, and accomodating! We loved our stay not only because of the clean room, refreshing pool, location, and food but because of the staff! Will definitely be coming back!!! Thank you so much Gia and Aira for making our stay care-free, relaxing, and amazing! We’ll see you again soon definitely!
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Response from GreenPapaya356, Front Desk Officer at Scent of Green Papaya Resort
Responded 6 Jun 2019
Dear Ms. Karie, We would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to write your excellent review of our resort. It is always our goal to provide an experience above and beyond guest expectations and we are elated to hear we have exceeded your expectations. It was lovely to read how much you enjoyed our services and facilities, we are delighted that you enjoyed the tour guide that Ms.Gia set you up - from the moment you arrived, the hospitality of our staff, the welcome treats, our swimming pools, the food, drinks and all. This is just one simple gesture how we pamper our valued guests such as yourself. Thank you for staying with us. The whole team would be excited to having you here again on your next Bohol adventure. Most especially Ms. Gia and Ms. Aira. THE MANAGEMENT
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kuldipkenya wrote a review Apr 2019
London, United Kingdom7 contributions
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We were there for the wedding of our son in Philippines. We did our booking online at Green papaya resort. On arrival we were greeted by very charming staff. They were well versed and knew their job. They made every effort to make our stay comfortable. The food and the drinks were just right. The rooms were clean and the bedding was great. The shuttle bus was amazing. Green in colour. Oh we also loved the Happy Hour where drinks were in plenty. We would like to thank and recommend all the staff especially..GIA, CLUDINE, CELYN and AIRA. The kitchen staff were excellent. The maintenance Boy was also very good and helpful too. We will definitely be staying there again in the future. Kuldip hunjan UK
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Response from GreenPapaya356, Front Desk Officer at Scent of Green Papaya Resort
Responded 18 Apr 2019
Dear Kuldipkenya, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share about your great stay at Scent of Green Papaya Resort. We are extremely delighted to read all the lovely features of Green Papaya Resort that you have kindly shared on your review. It gives us immense joy to know that you felt truly welcome on your arrival and that our spacious and comfortable rooms and excellent facilities didn't disappoint you. We at Green Papaya aim to provide sumptuous comfort through our swimming pools, the free shuttle bus we offer going to Alona beach, as well as our bar and restaurant, the happy hour where the guests can truly indulge in for an enhanced and wonderful experience. What truly complements our excellent facilities however, is the warm and genuine hospitality of our staff thus, we are delighted that you have also noted this on your review. We are definitely looking forward to more opportunities of serving you in the future. Please do come back as it will be our pleasure to have you again as one of our esteemed guests. The Management
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scoobie007 wrote a review Apr 2019
Cebu City, Philippines95 contributions63 helpful votes
Stayed for two nights - downside comments first. 1) Beds have quite sharp wooden corners - quite painful if you bump into them - these need to be rounded off. 2) Quite clearly they have a problem with the sewage system - toilet wouldn't flush properly & I overheard another guest complaint of the same issue. 3) Sliding UPVC doors are just so heavy & hard work to close properly. 4) Prices - expensive compared to similar priced resorts near Alona. 5) Bathroom Shower head needs servicing or replacing - a strong jet of water comes from the middle with weak water flow from other nozzles. 6) WiFi poor in room 7) No tea or coffee making facilities Upside: 1) Very peaceful & relaxing - nice plants inside and surrounding the property, many birds visiting for the fruit. 2) Pool is
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Date of stay: April 2019
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AngiCaveney wrote a review Apr 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates8 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed in this fabulous little place for two nights. The staff are very friendly and willing to help with anything you need. The prices for food and drinks were similar to what you can find locally (e.g., cheap by US standards).The rooms were clean. The pool was clean and warm. The hotel provides a free shuttle to/from Alona beach (just a few minutes' drive). The only negative was that there is a crazy rooster at a neighboring property who thinks dawn is arriving...well...most of the night. If you're a light sleeper, bring your earplugs. (This is true throughout the Philippines. Roosters and howling cats are everywhere.)
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Bill G wrote a review Apr 2019
Carson City, Nevada6 contributions
This hotel is out of the way, but close to all the action of Panglao Island. It was never a problem to get transportation to other places on the island from the resort, although it's all done by tricycles. The room was nice, the restaurant was good, with a limited selection, and the service was excellent. The girl in charge of checking me in (Gia) knew her job well, and was extremely helpful. The WIFI in the room is not strong, but was good in the common areas. I would stay here again.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$49 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesVisayasBohol ProvincePanglao IslandPanglaoTawala
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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