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Toulouse, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The bungalows are very nice, the staff very professional and very friendly. The view is fantastic from the salon zone of the restaurant/bar. The dive center is few steps down with very friendly and competent people. The dive sites are numerous but a bit sadly not so various. The Pescodores island sites are gorgeous !! Perfect for a 6 days...

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Kamnik, Slovenia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With my wife we stayed at Sampaguita for more than a week and we had great time. Owner and all of staff were very friendly and helpful. Bungalows are really cozy and well build with comfortable private sofas on the terraces. Nature is amazing, right by the sea, whole setting is really relaxing. All the meals were really good, they...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a 2 night stay at Sampaguita as our base for exploring Moalboal and also to do the Canyoneering trip to Kawasan falls which is roughly 30 mins drive by tricycle from the resort. The resort is about 7-8 mins from the centre of Moalboal via a tricycle ride down a rough little road. As far as cost and...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights and despite the initial rainy weather, we enjoyed every second of it. The location is very good, diving run by locals - authentic fishing boats - nice atmosphere and professional. Food was perfect: healthy, tasty, just enough. Our room was simple with nice touches such as a yoga mat. Amazing corals, plenty of turtles and interesting...

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Bayeux, France
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

1 week of holidays in Sampaguita for diving. Hotel is vers good with a very efficient staff. Diving club is very well organised and diving spots close to the cost. Dive Master and boatmen very professionnal. I strongly recommand Samoa guitare hôtel

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Gaspare D, General Manager at Sampaguita Resort, responded to this review

Dear ftu01, We read with pleasure your comments after your holiday in Sampaguita, and wish to say thanks on behalf of the Management and Staff. We work hard for fulfilling the promise of a safe, happy and refreshing holiday. We are delighted that the promise has been maintained but we also shall work for improving what is already good. We...

Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

We lived on the resort next door but we're unhappy with the food there so we decided to go ower to Sampaguita to see if they were any better. And I am happy to inform that buffet that was served was well worth the walk over. Fresh food and friendly staff in an very cosy environment deserves a big thumbs...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights in transit to Kawasan Falls & Oslob as we heard Moalboal was a beautiful place, and indeed it is! The resort was exactly like the pictures on the website and on tripadvisor so we couldn't resist not to book. Despite the resort being quite secluded and far from the main town, the view from...

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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We were really surprised by the quality of the lodging, which was not to our expectation regarding the price paid. The accommodation are cabins in the local architecture style which is neat. The amenities inside are outdated; old fridge, bathroom very small and not renewed for 20 years, electrical cables stapled on the walls. There is no phone to call...

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

The staff is so friendly and welcoming. We really enjoyed our stay here and highly recommend this place to anyone. Clean room. Good food. Great service. We will definitely be coming back on our next trip. Thanks guys!

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed October 26, 2016

A small Resort. It was clean and tydi. The Staff was very friendly. The kitchen do her best, for enjoying our meal. I think more typical Philippines meals where better then European meals. The Divebase ist in good condition, the boats are small and not so comfotable for the divers they are typical for the Philippines.

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Dear George, Thanks for your review; we appreciate your comments, happy that you did enjoy our local food; we strive to do always better and satisfy everybody... very difficult! You did not find our boats comfortable because they are traditional of the Philippines, you should have informed yourself better before booking. At Sampaguita we strive to offer a comfortable, safe,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sampaguita is for divers that insist on an overall delightful experience, above and below the surface. The small-scale OCEANFRONT dive resort of 16 traditionally styled bungalows, is nestled in a tropical oasis of calm and ease. Our lush garden is shadowed by gigantic palms, rustling in the marine breeze, lapped by crystal waters. You appreciate sea, nature, good cooking, diving and congenial company? This is your little heaven! Our "Gangga Divers" Diving Center is manned by Excellent and professional dives guides who, as native, know the diving sites as well as their own houses. Non divers are always welcome on the boats during diving excursions free of charge, space permitting. Great swimming and snorkeling also in front of the resort. Unlimited diving on the drop-off! according to the center rules and timings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sampaguita Resort

Address: Tongo Point | Basdiot, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Moalboal
Price Range: ₱5,282 - ₱10,266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sampaguita Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Equipment ok , all furniture in bamboo like the bungalow and excellent ma tresses. Room 16 facing the seà .”
CORTO85, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“Room 16. Perfect view of the sea. It is also where the owner stays whenever she is there.”
Levelalpha, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 faces ocean”
gwcy, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“better stay in one bedroom cottage with a living room and TV. No disturbance. ”
Avz0326, May 25, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view from room 10 was Super.”
Rogerinho, May 24, 2016 | Read review
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