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    Crystal Sands Beach Resort

    Pongdol | Ward 3 Pongdol, Philippines
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
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    21 Apr 2017
    “Don't check-in here!”
    3 Apr 2016
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    1 - 5 of 47 reviews

    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    Horrible experience! Rooms are so expensive. Room we stayed at was dirty. Halfway through the night, the power went out so we had to sleep in the most uncomfortable way since they had no generator. The food they serve is so expensive too! They didn't...More

    2  Thank Victor Quincy V
    Response from CrystalSand B, Public Relations Manager at Crystal Sands Beach ResortResponded 3 August 2017

    I just read your review. Sad to hear that. We left already for one year ago and have nothing to do with the new owner. They using our name to catch clients. In fact they cant use our name and we have inform DTI and...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2016

    Thank you Karl and Cora (and the rest of the staff) for making our stay so nice and pleasant. The hotel is very nice and cozy with a nice garden and a amazing beach. We are so satisfied with the nice and clean room. I...More

    1  Thank Hannes S
    Response from CrystalSand B, Public Relations Manager at Crystal Sands Beach ResortResponded 6 April 2016

    Thank you for your nice comments and we would like to have you here again. It was a great pleasure to have you guys here. Wish you all the best and see you soon again on our new resort on San Vicente. Regards Karl and...More

    Reviewed 30 March 2016

    From the other reviews I've read, I expected more from this place. The owners of the place were without a doubt very hospitable. They tried to provide us with whatever they could so we could be comfortable. That is also why was hesitant to write...More

    1  Thank JasCab
    Response from CrystalSand B, Public Relations Manager at Crystal Sands Beach ResortResponded 6 April 2016

    Hello , I,am very sorry if your stay was not what you excepted. The air condition could not be repaired of the reason of the Holy Week and no technicians was available. Taste of food are many in the world like persons. Some people like...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2015

    This is undoubtedly a nice resort because of the beautiful beach it is on. However it has seen better days: the buildings start to degrade and the rust, activated by the salty atmosphere is setting in. As we were visiting during the low season, only...More

    3  Thank raobert
    Response from CrystalSand B, Public Relations Manager at Crystal Sands Beach ResortResponded 9 January 2016

    Sorry for late reply . I,am sorry for the electrical fault during your stay. We used generator 3 months continues of the reason of the electrical company's bad service. Next time you visiting us we are on our new resort on Sila Island what can...More

    Reviewed 20 June 2015

    San Antonio Island has much of its shoreline covered in white sand beaches and looks attractive when approaching it. Crystal Sands Beach Resort is a small establishment of about 10 rooms run by efficient Swede Karl and his Filipina wife Cara. The resort is easy...More

    1  Thank Victorianlad
    Response from CrystalSand B, Public Relations Manager at Crystal Sands Beach ResortResponded 9 January 2016

    Hello Thank you for your nice review and sorry it's took a long time but now we have good internet . It was a pleasure to meet a proffessional traveler like you. Sorry for the generator use. But electric was electrical company's fault. All are...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 20 - USD 80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 13
    • Location
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    • Samar Island >
    • Dalupuri - San Antonio Island
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    • Crystal Sands Beach Resort Philippines/Dalupuri - San Antonio Island, Samar Island
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    Fino N
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    Response from Victorianlad | Reviewed this property |
    This is the contact number, but phones do not always work on San Antonio Island: +639291971843
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    "No good rooms. Rooms too expensive."
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    "Ask if the new expansion has opened up at the other island ?"
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    "Go to a different place like Cebu or 100 Islands"
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    "Réservez à l'avance car la demande est forte. Vous ne vivrez pas dans votre chambre..."
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