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Daan Bantayan, Logon, 6013 Philippines
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#7 of 25 Specialty lodging in Malapascua Island
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The charming Boutique resort is a luxury home-away-from-home retreat, surrounded by a natural tropical garden near tranquil white-sand beaches on the beautiful Malapascua Island above the north tip of Cebu Island. The Resort consists of five duplex buildings, each with two comfortable rooms. Each room has a private bathroom with hot water supply, daily room service, WIFI internet access, Flatscreen 32” TV, Aircon with individual control, kingsize beds, safety deposit box and an delightful terrace. Guests can also enjoy massage. Privacy and relaxation are assured to visiting guests.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Snack bar
Snorkeling
Babysitting
Massage
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Wifi
Ironing service
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Filipino, German
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Dr_Igor_1971 wrote a review May 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia684 contributions354 helpful votes
I stayed there for six nights in the budget room. This hotel is quite a distance from the famous Bounty beach (15 min walking distance) where the most dive shops and restaurants are located. Hotel staff delayed my check-in by almost 3 hours from time scheduled by hotel in Agoda (10:00 a.m.). By the day check in, I was arriving at 10:00 a.m. and being told that room was not ready to check in. After few hours back to hotel I was still being asked to wait for the room as according to hotel staff check-in time in Agoda.com website was stated incorrectly. Room was outdated, broken down, and dirty. The furniture in the room was stains and there was a terrible damp old smell. Pictures of accommodation do not reflect the reality of it at least for budget room. The biggest downside is the water because they use "salt water" for tap and shower. As I understood the water they provided via the tap and shower is actually salt water filtered from the ocean as it is very salty and had weird taste especially had weird taste especially when you’re brushing teeth. They only provide body soap and shampoo and towels for toiletries. There are lots of hidden costs that may confuse you if you are travelling on budget. There is aircon in the room but you are allowed to use it only for extra cost (and this info was hidden in Agoda.com page). They do provide water only at the reception or at the restaurant for ₱20, so you have to have your own empty bottles to refill yourself. Breakfast was very mediocre with an additional cost ₱160. I do not advise to stay in this hotel as you can definitely find better options for this price. Transfer they provided is for around ₱2,500 one way for 2-3 persons. You can do it cheaper as following: Taxi from/to Mactan–Cebu International Airport to/from Cebu North Bus Terminal, PHP (₱): 230-250 Bus from/to Cebu North Bus Terminal to/from New Maya Port or Old Maya Port, PHP (₱): 200-230 Ferry from/to New Maya Port or Old Maya Port, PHP (₱): 100
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: Do not stay in the budget room
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cate tiu wrote a review Apr 2019
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The owner is nice but the water here is salty even the shower and the water for sink is salty ..so when you do your toothbrush expect to drink gargle salty water.the doorknob is damage too has holes and we expected to have the room make up but it took soo long to do so..
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Ray wrote a review Apr 2019
Singapore, Singapore20 contributions4 helpful votes
The title probably sum up this resort. The location is probably not the best on the island. Hard to find. Nonetheless, the staff are excellent, service is commendable. Room is decent, don’t expect too much, it’s Malapascua anyway. Air con is working fine. Toilet is clean. Basic amenities.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Reimar1971 wrote a review Feb 2019
Noerresundby, Denmark111 contributions118 helpful votes
The Malapascua Garden Resort (locally only known as “MGR”) is a beautiful, quiet, highly maintained, very relaxing resort. Place about 8 years old, run by very kind filipino owner and her german husband. High-standard apartments, new and spotlessly clean, the whole resort actually has a higher standard than visible on the web. We found it perfect for families, to be a bit away from the more noisy seaside resorts. Things we loved: the truly beautiful flower garden (again, much more amazing then the internet photos), the extremely kind and attentive personell, the cleanliness of the resort. Feels like heaven.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from LuzM733, Owner at Malapascua Garden Resort
Responded 5 Mar 2019
Dear guests, we are very happy reading your review and your rating. Thank you very much for your visit - would be a pleasure welcoming you again. Greetings from MGR
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Rolinette wrote a review Feb 2019
Tumon, Mariana Islands618 contributions68 helpful votes
We stayed overnight at MGR on Jan. 28. We booked for 5 rooms. We arrived there after 1PM and the very nice lady (probably the owner) showed us our rooms except one which was still being cleaned. We were 11AD+1CH but she didn’t charge us extra. Rooms were lovely and nicely decorated. Also clean. It’s not at the beach front but only takes like 5-10 minutes if you want to go to the beach. They also asked us if we wanted to go to Kalanggaman Island. Maybe next time. Breakfast was okay.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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VALOLITRIP wrote a review Feb 2019
Antibes, France35 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed a couple of nights and wanted to extend but they were fully booked. Lovely resort centrally located next to the Philipino market place. Dead quiet location, very welcoming and smiling staff. My room was a good size and shower worked well (just be aware the main water supply is half salted throughout the island). Breakfast was good too. Nothing to fault. Thanks to the staff for my lovely stay at your place. :))
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Zoe T wrote a review Jan 2019
Taipei, Taiwan12 contributions8 helpful votes
we stayed at the family room. it was fairly clean. but hot water wasn’t stable (we didn’t have it most of the time ). the drain and sink were clotted even we had called maintenance for it. the staffs were friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Will wrote a review Dec 2018
Philippines23 contributions5 helpful votes
Stayed here for three nights while diving with Thresher Shark Dive. Nice clean room, comfortable bed. Small restaurant that serves breakfast, although you will miss this if shark diving, and lunch. They do not serve evening meals, but there are many options available elsewhere, from local food to western
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from LuzM733, Owner at Malapascua Garden Resort
Responded 5 Mar 2019
Dear William, appreciate your rating and review for our resort. Happy you had a great stay with us. Come back again! Greetings from MGR
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George C wrote a review Nov 2018
Cebu City, Philippines61 contributions57 helpful votes
Arrived early and was immediately provided a room. Gardens were very well maintained as were all buildings. One would never know the resort was severely damaged during typhoon Hainan. Small family owned, which showed in the special service provided. Restaurant only served breakfast but personnel went offsite with us to procure a dinner during our last nite. Well prepared breakfast with surprise visit from owner who shared papaya from their plants on the grounds. Website sold us on the resort and we learned it was designed by the husband.Very helpful in booking tours and getting dive equipment for the tour. Also onsite massage service
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Trip type: Traveled with family
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TeeKay61 wrote a review Apr 2018
London, United Kingdom43 contributions10 helpful votes
Stayed for two nights. Very tidy. Awesome gardens and buildings, a picturesque place. Also great coffee provided with breakfast. About 5-10 min walk from main beach, so consider that if you have heavy bags. Service was friendly. I would easily stay again.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Get an Aircon room - very humid in Malapascua
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PRICE RANGE
US$19 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesVisayasCebu IslandMalapascua Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Malapascua Garden Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Malapascua Garden Resort?
Nearby attractions include Bounty Beach (0.3 km), Logon Beach (0.3 km), and Logon Church (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Malapascua Garden Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, babysitting, and baggage storage.
What food & drink options are available at Malapascua Garden Resort?
Guests can enjoy a snack bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Malapascua Garden Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Amihan Restaurant, Ocean Vida, and Ristorante Angelina.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Malapascua Garden Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Filipino.