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Panagsama Beach, Cebu Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032 Philippines
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#11 of 106 Specialty lodging in Moalboal
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Sumisid Lodge is a small and homely diver’s accommodation. The front patio of the lodge connects with the dive center. The venue is the center of Panagsama beach where you will find a variety of restaurants, bars and shops. The front of the lodge faces Negros straight and offers a pretty sun downer. There is a very casual ‘make yourself at home’ kind of feeling to the lodge. Meals are buffet style and if guest join for dinner than all the guest dine at the same time. The cook here has a reputation to excel when it comes to local favorites. Meals are served in the lounge/sitting area and usually guests take their plate and eat on the outside patio. The Dive center is adjacent of the lodge… it doesn’t get easier than this. While you’re having breakfast the dive center staff is preparing your dive gear and you can watch them doing it. A no-nonsense accommodation; this is how it is; this is how we do it and we do it right! If you’re here to dive, then you’ve come to the right place.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Babysitting
Airport transportation
Massage
Parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary welcome drink
Snorkeling
Taxi service
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
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English, Dutch, Filipino

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59Somewhat walkable
Grade: 59 out of 100
35Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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James W wrote a review Jan 2020
56 contributions20 helpful votes
I loved my stay t the Sumisid. Great location with the dive shop attached which I would highly recommend. Room was clean and comfortable with great AC. Staff were fantastic. Overall, I loved my stay and would stay here again on my next trip to Moalboal!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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doud333 wrote a review Dec 2019
Bordeaux, France12 contributions23 helpful votes
The location is nice but lots of boats all day directly in the snorkeling area, really dangerous. The staff is the worst we met in 3 months around asia. No hello, no thank you, no smile, nothing... we had the sensation to disturb them. Our room were directly in reception area with 6 girls from the staff doing nothing and talking and playing very loudly. What a deluxe room... The price is quite expensive and when you want to refill your bottle you have to pay 35 pesos!!! More expensive than a new one in a shop. Very good to save plastic. For information it s free in all the hotels in philippines. More the have a dive shop and it was exactly the same atmosphere. Don t go to sumisid you will lose your money. Some hotel need to close sometimes
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Patricia R wrote a review Nov 2019
30 contributions2 helpful votes
Nice, cosy, hotel with beach directly in front of it. Small but clean rooms. Everything you need. Every morning have breakfast with seaview is Paradise! Good service and friendly staff. Seaquest divecentre right next door. Perfect spot!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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sergeyp7777 wrote a review Aug 2019
Moscow, Russia1235 contributions46 helpful votes
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Average hotel on nice beach. Pros: probably the best beach spot in Moalboal, you can see sardine run there. Cons: uncomfortable room, no window in the room, noisy aircon, average service. They refused to change wet beach towels, saying they change once per 3 days. First time in my life experience.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Shawn wrote a review Jun 2019
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I stayed here while I was getting my open water dive certification and was quite happy. You could choose a few different options for the breakfast that was included, and the food was good. The view was great and the customer service was quite good. Plus, there is a small beach right in front of the property and a bar next door.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Kim Sung W wrote a review Jun 2019
65 contributions49 helpful votes
This should be the best accommodation along Panagsama Beach. It has its own sandy beach just right in front of the lodge. Enjoyed our morning breakfast with the excellent sea view. Room is simple and clean. Staff excellent. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Mark S wrote a review Aug 2018
Cebu City, Philippines124 contributions25 helpful votes
I have stayed in Moalboal many times but none of the hotels I previously used were available so chose this one based on it's location, right in the centre of Panagsama. I can't understand the comments about service and overcharging as our experience was completely the opposite. When we arrived , the young lady on reception was expecting us, helped us with our luggage, helped with parking, allowed me to take my mountain bike in to the hotel, she and another lady helped us heating our baby's food, served a great fresh cooked breakfast ( included in the price of the room ) on the lovely terrace that overlooks the beach and wouldn't take money...I swam from the hotel beach and saw a large sea turtle within 50 metres of the hotel, you can also see the sardine ball...functional wifi wherever you are in the hotel. We will stay here again....
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Anja wrote a review Nov 2017
Vienna, Austria46 contributions9 helpful votes
The accommodation itself and the location is good, but the staff and the service they provide is VERY POOR. They (the whole staff crew) give you the feeling to bother them. Even a normal "good morning" was too much for them. We can not recommend this accommodation.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Oasis-Sumisid, Manager at Sumisid Lodge
Responded 30 Jul 2018
Dear Karanja17, Greetings from Sumisid Lodge, Moalboal! Thank you very much for your recent stay with us at Sumisid Lodge and for having taken your valuable time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am extremely sorry to hear that your recent stay with us was a disappointing in regards to our staff. I have to admit that the issue you have highlighted are not up to our standards nor are they acceptable. The management will look into this but at the same time we are also a bit surprised because normally we always get great feedback about our staff. But we will look into this. Nevertheless, we are happy to hear that you liked our accommodation and the location. Thank you again for your feedback. If your future travel plans should bring you back to Moalboal, despite your disappointment on this occasion, I do hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back at Sumisid Lodge in the future. With Warm regards, The Sumisid Management
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Rebecca Deering wrote a review Nov 2017
29 contributions33 helpful votes
We stayed here for two nights and the place was a joke. They charged us more than advertised for the water in the room, and my husband decided to be honest about a piece of junk ceramic ornament covered in chips that he knocked over, and they slugged us with a huge charge for that. That’s how they repaid our honesty. You can stay in town much cheaper than this hotel. Avoid like the plague.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Response from Oasis-Sumisid, Manager at Sumisid Lodge
Responded 30 Jul 2018
Dear lcuraqt70, Greetings from Sumisid Lodge, Moalboal! Thank you very much for your recent stay with us at Sumisid Lodge and for having taken your valuable time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am extremely sorry to hear that your recent stay with us was a disappointing in regards to the rates and the charges. Rest assured that your entire feedback has been shared with the management. We have taken swift action.I am truly disappointed to learn that your stay did not meet expectations and the high standard that we know for and for that I'm truly sorry. Thank you again for your feedback. If your future travel plans should bring you back to Moalboal, despite your disappointment on this occasion, I do hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back at Sumisid Lodge in the future. With Warm regards, The Sumisid Management
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Boyet V wrote a review Oct 2017
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Moalboal, so far, my most wonderful sea diving and snorkling experience. Amazed and really had fun! A lot of good foods and restos to choose from. Sumisid Resort is so simple yet very satisfactory. Good coffee huh! Cool receptionists and tour guides, too! Visit Moalboal and try Sumisid Resort! Have fun!
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Oasis-Sumisid, Manager at Sumisid Lodge
Responded 30 Jul 2018
Dear Boyet V, Greetings from Sumisid Lodge, Moalboal! Thank you very much for your recent stay with us at Sumisid Lodge and for having taken your valuable time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Sumisid Lodge! Please accept our heartfelt appreciation on behalf of the Management and staff of Sumisid Lodge. Warm and sunny regards, The Sumisid Management
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US$47 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesVisayasCebu IslandMoalboal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sumisid Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Sumisid Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Panagsama Beach (0.2 km) and Grace Bar (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sumisid Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Sumisid Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Sumisid Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sumisid Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Smooth Cafe Moalboal, Betsy's Grill and Restobar, and The Pleasure Principle Restobar.
Does Sumisid Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Sumisid Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sumisid Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sumisid Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Dutch, and Filipino.