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Plantation Bay Resort And Spa

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The most relaxing 3 days my wife and I have ever spent anywhere on our travels. Amazing pools, fantastic rooms, super service and hugely entertaining events. The Mogambo Springs Spa inside the resort is a must; exquisite spa treatments at affordable rates. The swim up bar in the main pool is amazing, be sure to spend a few hours there...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear johan402015, We're delighted to know that you have only fond memories of the hotel. Thank you for commending our themed dinner buffet with show and for appreciating the quality massage you had at Mogambo Springs, our health and relaxation spa unlike any other. Thank you too for highlighting our various water features. Many guests love our swim-up bar and...

Hong Kong
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights in December. The hotel definately caters for the North Asia customers predominantly from Korea and Japan. The good points of this hotel are that the rooms and communal areas are very clean and every member of staff is very cheerful, polite and welcoming. The negative points (in my opinion) are as follows:...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear DB_Cooper_inHK, Thank you for replying to our private message. Now that we have verified which room had the humming noise from air-conditioners, we can correct the deficiency. We appreciate your favorable comments about our cheerful staff and well-maintained facilities. Sincerely, Efren P. Belarmino General Manager

Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We're here to celebrate our anniversary. Everything is good. Room is spacious, I was not expecting that our room has 2 queen beds (good for 2 adults and 2 children) instead of 1 king bed since we were just 2. My partner enjoyed the bathtub. Location was a bit far from the city which is good, so you can relaxed...

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Dear SapphirePyro P, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your anniversary at Plantation Bay! We're happy that you had a memorable celebration and that you appreciated our efforts at providing our guests with an ambience that truly feels "away from it all." By the way, you booked a Poolside room, which has 2 queen beds, though our staff should have...

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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile
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Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Staff - amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Rooms - amazing! (slept like a baby) Massage - ammmmaaazzzingggg! Amenities - amazing! Food - just okay Need i say more?:) value for money! Super worth it. It might be a bit more expensive than normal hotels/resorts, but it is definitely worth a try.

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear agc09, Thank you for the rave reviews about your visit to Plantation Bay! We're pleased that you enjoyed our facilities and found the rooms and service impressive. Thank you too for recommending the resort to our readers. It is always nice to see a guest who understands that good value doesn't always mean the lowest price. Sincerely, Efren P....

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Reviewed 8 January 2016
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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 8 January 2016
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Okayama, Japan
Reviewed 7 January 2016
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Long Beach, Cal, USA
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to Plantation Bay, and this time the family was complete! 4 couples and 4 kids from the US, and 2 grandparents from Manila. We booked the Quantum Villa 16 months in advance, plus 1 additional lagoon-view room, to celebrate Mama & Papa's 50th anniversary! We all had a wonderful time! The accommodations were perfect for...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Bobert1, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your Mama and Papa's 50th anniversary at Plantation Bay. We are glad that on your second visit, you found the resort as good as ever, and felt pampered by our staff throughout your 5-day stay. Our resort is very popular with multi-generation families like yours because there are facilities and activities to...

Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I have been a long time fan of plantation bay being a cebu resident for 30 years now and I would like to show my appreciation how plantation bay always does its best in everything from service, to food, room accommodation etc. There was one amazing experience back in 2013 wherein when we checked in the room was dirty, I...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Lee, Thank you for the glowing review and for sharing your love of our food, rooms, and service. It is heartwarming to hear from a guest who has been our patron since we opened in 1996; by the way, we're celebrating our 20 years this year and we hope you can join us in our celebration. Sincerely, Efren...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover a resort in a class of its own. Set in 11 hectares of secluded grounds yet only one hour (when traffic is bad) from Cebu City, Plantation Bay offers one of the largest privately-owned waterways in the world, with the clean elegance of colonial-plantation architecture. Decompress from life’s pressures in the healing tranquility of an environment that truly feels “away from it all.” If you have ever spent time at a tropical plantation, you know what we mean. If not, come and discover a refreshingly different Flavor of Life. Whether you’re traveling for a family vacation or romantic getaway, for business or pleasure, this is far and away your best choice in the Philippines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plantation Bay Resort And Spa

Address: | Marigondon, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Mactan Island > Lapu Lapu
Price Range: $256 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Plantation Bay Resort And Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 256
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Also Known As:
Plantation Bay Resort And Hotel Lapu Lapu
Plantation Bay Hotel
Plantation Bay Resort And Spa Cebu Island/Mactan Island
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Family Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Spa Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Business Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lapu Lapu
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terry l San Francisco, California Reviewed this property
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Look around at other resorts in the area and within the Philippines. You'll find much better values.

We spent time at other resorts in Cebu (Shangri-La and Crimson) as well as in Dumaguette and Siquijor. In our 4 week trip, we loved most of the Philippines but felt this place was a horrid value for our money.

Of course, when I posted my review. Management basically called me a racist and just said I didn't like Philippinos. Laughable if you know anything about me.

My conclusion ... if in Cebu, stay at the Crimson. If coming from the states, avoid Cebu. Take a straight hop to Dumaguette and explore the Visayas. Great place and country.

over a year ago
California
Plantation_Bay_Cebu Cebu Property representative
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Hello.

Our Daytripper Adventure Package is at Php 2,000 on weekdays and Php 2,500 on weekends and holidays (children are charged half). Since May 08, 2016 is a Sunday, our weekend rates apply. The rates we quoted are already inclusive of tax.

Inclusions:

* Lunch and choice of drink

* Lagoons and swimming pools

* Wall climbing

* 30-minute use of bicycles

* 15-minute use of non-motorized aqua sports facilities (nips floater or kayak)

* Foosball, air hockey and table tennis

* Shower and changing facilities

For more information, as mentioned by marissany, please visit our website and click on the Packages tab.

Banana Boat is at Php 2,000 for 15 minutes and Parasail is at Php 3,500 per person (minimum 2 persons) for a standard flight (150 meters). The rates for our Recreational Facilities are listed on our Activities tab, under Fun in the Sun.

Please feel free to contact us if you have other questions. Thank you.

over a year ago
Mexico, New York
PlantationBayGM Lapu Lapu, Philippines Property representative
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Dear sanscott,

Oratory1 and Cable_Guy671 are correct to note that there are no restaurants near the resort that you can walk to.

Plantation Bay now has 5 restaurants, where prices are lower than most other luxury hotels in the country. Most of our entrees cost only $10-12, and we have some $10 food items that can feed 2-3 persons a hearty meal.

Should you wish to explore Cebu, we have complimentary scheduled shuttle that will take you to SM and Ayala, two of Cebu's premier shopping malls.

Please feel free to let us know if you have other questions.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in three months!

over a year ago
Plantation_Bay_Cebu Cebu Property representative
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Hello.

Our rooms are air-conditioned, Ma'am. Some room categories like our Two Bedroom and Riverboat Suites have an open-air lounge and sitting area, but the rooms themselves are fully air-conditioned.

Four of our five restaurants and most of our facilities like the Children’s Center and Gym and Gameroom are also air-conditioned.

For recommendations on the ideal room category for you and on activities that best suit your family, please send us a private message or click on the Email Hotel icon on our review page.

Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you to Plantation Bay next year!

9 months ago
PlantationBayGM Lapu Lapu, Philippines Property representative
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Hello.

When you arrange snorkeling from our AquaSports, Ma'am/Sir, we will provide you with a snorkeling set and life jacket.

For your reference, rental for snorkeling set 1 (mask, fins, snorkel) is at Php 280 while snorkeling set 2 (mask, fins, snorkel, booties) is at Php 370.

Thank you.

over a year ago

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