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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 The amenities inside are outdated; old fridge, bathroom very small and not renewed for 20 years, electrical cables stapled on the walls.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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Gaspare D, General Manager at Sampaguita Resort, responded to this review

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,...

Moessingen, Germany
Reviewed September 28, 2016

if you look for a pleasant resort with convenient access to nice dive spots with nearly everything in close reach, than Sampaguita resort will be your perfect choice. You got spoiled by excellent food, nice service and an all you can expect from diving spot. Here you find everything from different kind of ghostpipe- and frogfishes to a huge amount...

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

Dear Meinwahl, Warmest Regards from Sampaguita Resort Thanks for having chosen Sampaguita for your recent Diving Holiday. Your compliments express the essence of Sampaguita Dive Resort in a nutshell. Thanks for inspiring not alone us the Management and Staff of the resort, but also many other keen divers who are looking for diving fun, good food, comfort and safety. Thanks...

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with friends for three nights and was extremely impressed with hospitality of this small resort. Beautiful location, for us non divers there were opportunities for snorkelling and other trips including canyoning (use cyan tours they were brilliant). Fantastic caipirinhas also! The only downfall was that we were overcharged for transfers to and from the resort (to Cebu...

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

Dear Bron, Warmest regards from Sampaguita Resort. Thanks for having chosen Sampaguita for your short break and thanks for your kind review of our staff and facllities. We regret that you feel that you have been overcharged for the transfer from the Airport to Sampaguita by private car, with one of our trusted drivers. Of course you can manage it...

Mervent, France
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Small hotel human size far from the maddening crowd. Kindness, availability, discretion of the staff. Wonderful diving sites for photographers. Nice coral reef in front of the hotel. Weather was cloudy windy hot and sea was rough but it never affected the dives in the morning.

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

Dear Corto, Warmet Regards from Sampaguita Resort. We wish to thank you for having chosen Sampaguita resort and for your nice and kind review of our staff, and of your overall stay. Your words are a great motivating factor, they are proof that we are maintaining our promise: comfort, fun, relaxation, diving safety and good food. Please be assured that...

Casablanca, Morocco
Reviewed September 11, 2016

My wife and I loved staying at Sampaquita resort. The staff was fantastic, it was quiet and laid-back. Only down side where the French divers. This group smoked during surface intervals, and included one schmuck with a camera that was always in someones way, or kicking up sand, laying on the coral " for his shot", etc. Would stay again.

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

Dear Captain Pietro Hello! from Sampaguta Resort Sorry for the late reply to your kind review of Sampaguita Staff and Resort in general. We also have to appreciate the negative comments and try to use our guests inspirations and recommendations in order to improve the comfort and the fun for everybody. We remind our Captains and Dive Masters that it's...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Very nice time spent on Sampaguita! Good service, good and profesional diving, nice facilities. The whole crew(ground & boat) is very kind. Thanks to our dive guide Raymond. The diving was amazing in part thanks to him. Hope they will keep this level of service for more years, may be we'll repeat.

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

Dear John, Warmest greetings from Sampaguita Resort Thanks for having chosen Sampaguita; your compliments to our staff are a platform for further improvement. We have passed your compliments to Raymond; yes, he is very professional and proud of your compliments. Be assured that we shall do our utmost to always maintain and improve our service and our facilities. Thanks again,...

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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: ₱5,965 - ₱11,579 (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 .”
 of 5 bubbles CORTO85, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“Room 16. Perfect view of the sea. It is also where the owner stays whenever she is there.”
 of 5 bubbles Levelalpha, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 faces ocean”
 of 5 bubbles gwcy, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“better stay in one bedroom cottage with a living room and TV. No disturbance. ”
 of 5 bubbles Avz0326, May 25, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view from room 10 was Super.”
 of 5 bubbles Rogerinho, May 24, 2016 | Read review
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