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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Tepanee in November for 4 days, and I think it must be one of.... if not the best... places to stay in Malapascua. we paid a little more for cottage directly over the water and thought it was well worth it. The view from the veranda and main windows was awesome with direct views of some of...

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AndreaTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear DesertDog64, thank you very much for your nice comments. We are always proud to know that our guests are happy to stay with us. We hope to see you again soon at Tepanee Beach Resort and Amihan restaurant. Thanks and regards.

Honolulu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, with amazing rooms, friendly and helpful staff and beautiful location. It was less than a ten minute walk to Thresher Shark Divers (TSD...see my review) and many other great eating spots. Their free breakfast at the Amihan restaurant was fantastic (the pancakes are superb) and the Italian restaurant adjacent to the property is great. I highly recommend Tepanee...

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AndreaTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear John J, thank you very much for extending your feeling to everybody. We hope you vill visit us again soon. Best regards.

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect antidote to the urban ennui.Adorable bungalows that were very clean and pleasant. Waking up to the sounds of the sea and peaceful mornings make it the perfect place for rest and relaxation. Dining at the Amihan was great too! Be sure to add on breakfast to your bookings as they don't disappoint.

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AndreaTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms dindineph, thank you very much for your great comments. We hope you will stay at Tepanee again soon. Thanks and regards.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came with friends for a diving trip, and we stayed here for 4 days. Excellent service, anything we needed was taken care of. Friendly staff, room simple but very comfortable. I would recommend if you are looking for something easy and chilled for diving.

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AndreaTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Laura P, thank you for taking the time to write us your great review. We are truly happy that you had a pleasant stay in our resort. If you come back again to Malapascua, we will always welcome you as our guest. Our best regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for a few days. It is a great resort and our room was very spacious and we have a view of the private beach, and sea. The owners are very friendly and the restaurant is very good. The food is definitely the best on the island. The beach is private which is good, and...

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AndreaTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ruby, thank you very much for your great comments. We hope to see you soon here again. Thanks and regards.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I spent a few days at the resort. We had a cottage overlooking the sea and the sunset. The rooms were spacious and the bed very comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would totally recommend it

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr CarloCazorla, thank you very much for your very nice comments. We always focus on the customer satisfaction and we are proud to be able to make our guests happy. We hope to see you soon back here. Thanks and regards.

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to Malapascua and we loved the Tepanee beach resort. Both owners and staff were super-friendly and made everything they could to make our stay a pleasant and personal experience. The private beach were a big plus and felt very exclusive. Simple but very tasty breakfast (the omelette in particular!). Great italian coffe. Clean, private rooms...

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AndreaTBR, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madelene D, thank you very mcuh for your great review. We are always very proud to read so nice comments and we think that are all very helpful for our future guests. Thanks you very much for taking the time to write us and we hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Food is great, Chef is friendly, view is the best on the island! Definitely coming back to stay and eat at this wonderful resort! Thank you for a great experience! I wouldn't recommend Thresher Shark divers as the Resort suggested but rather in my opinion try fun and sun divers.

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear jacquesthiel, thank you very much for your great comments. We are very proud when our guests are happy to stay with us and to eat with pleasure in our restaurant. Thank you for being so kind and we hope to see you soon. Thanks and regards.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is the best place to stay on the island - I promise you! :-) We stayed in a detached bungalow overlooking the ocean for 7 days and we were very comfortable the whole time. The room is very clean, the bathroom and shower are great and the bed is nice and comfy. The private beach and beach bar is...

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TepaneeBeachResort, Direttore at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear SWC1809, thank you for your great feedback, which we shared with pleasure with all our staff and our Italian chef Stefano. We are truly happy that you have a pleasant time in Tepanee, Amihan (the restaurant) and Chiringuito (the beach bar and restaurant). We wait for your coming back to Malapascua. Best regards.

Cebu City
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I love that there's a private beach. Very clean. On the rest of the island, you can get some trash. I wish the gov and locals would make an effort to clean up. From the private beach and our De Luxe room on the same side, we could admire the sunset; really beautiful! Our room was nice and spacious: comfy...

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Dear Ms Adrienne Rose L, thank you very much. We are very happy that you appreciated so much your holiday with us at Tepanee and we hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tepanee stands on a small hill that rises up from Logon Beach and our territory goes down to our own private sandy beach, an area isolated from the rest of the island from where it’s possible to admire breathtaking sunsets in an area secluded from the rest of the island and where we placed beach umbrellas, sunbeds, a gazebo for massages and our lovely Chiringuito Bar & Restaurant. In addition, in the hill adjacent to the reception is our panoramic Amihan Bar & Restaurant. The name TEPANEE comes from the name of the Polynesian frangipani plant, a tropical tree that graces our gardens with fragrant flowers of various colors. Historically, the concept for our resort followed a philosophy of low environment impact. Most of the building materials are natural and local: wood, bamboo and stones used for the main structures, roofs made of a typical straw named kogon. The buildings are almost invisible from the ocean, even if many are built right on the seaside. Opened on December 8, 2008, Tepanee in the beginning was consisted of 6 independent double cottages and one building of two stories with 4 triple rooms. We have grown, and can now offer you: 6 Deluxe cottages: six independent cottages with a superb ocean view, the best in Malapascua Island. They feature: aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, daily cleaning, queen size double bed with option for one or two extra single beds, bamboo and wood furniture, wooden floor, entrance door and windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, wifi. 9 Superior cottages: nine independent cottages with aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, daily cleaning, queen size double bed with option for one extra single bed, bamboo and wood furniture, wood floor, windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, wifi. Some Superior cottages have the ocean view, some have a partial ocean view, some the garden view. 10 Standard rooms: ten rooms together in two different buildings of two stories: five rooms upstairs and three downstairs are double (queen sized bed), two rooms downstairs have two single beds each. All the rooms have private entrance, aircon, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, minibar, safety box, balcony with sofa, daily cleaning, option for one extra single bed, bamboo and wood furniture, wooden floor, windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, wifi, garden view. 4 Budget rooms: four rooms together in two different buildings of two stories: all the rooms are downstairs; three rooms are double (queen sized bed); one room has two single beds and all have private entrance, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, balcony with sofa, daily cleaning, bamboo and wood furniture, wooden floor, windows with mosquito screen and blackout curtains, wifi; no aircon, minibar and hot shower. All the rooms have the garden view. We provide for the wifi in all the resort. Please, note that we are in a remote island and the service sometime may be slow or discontinuous. Since December 2012, you can eat and drink right next to our private beach, at the Chiringuito at Sunset Beach Bar & Restaurant, where we serve breakfast and lunch, snacks, drinks and natural fruit juices, cocktails, with soft music in the background. In May 2013, we opened our new Amihan Bar & Restaurant, in a panoramic position on the hill at the new entrance of Tepanee. We are serving the amazing Italian cuisine that Amihan had already become renowned for: pizza, vegetables, fish and grilled meats, pasta and pastries, tropical fruit, wine and much more. Tepanee Beach Resort is located in a non-flat area: from the reception to the rooms and the beach on the back there are stairs to go up and down. The steps are wide and low, but they do exist: please be aware of this when choosing our hotel for your stay. We do not provide hair-dryers and television. We provide beach towels upon request and with payment laundry service. We accept credit cards payments: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and JCB (bank transaction charges apply). We also accept cash payments in Pesos, Euros and US Dollars. Check-in is possible from 2:00 PM. Check-out must be completed by 12:00 noon. Reception is open from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Our staff are delighted to respond to your requests, and we are certain that you will have all you need for relaxing and memorable holiday. Silvia is a scuba diving instructor: during your stay you will have direct assistance with everything concerning scuba dives and diving courses, which can be easily booked through us. Please contact our reception for all the informations and to book the dives. Tepanee organizes transfers from and to Cebu City/Airport/Pier at any time by private van and boat: our boats arrive and depart from our private beach, located inside the Tepanee Beach Resort area. Just contact our reception, please, for all the informations and to book the transfer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tepanee Beach Resort

Address: 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: $76 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tepanee Beach Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Tepanee Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
Tepanee Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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“Pay a little extra for a room overlooking the water with views of the water, island, and sunsets.... well worth the extra cost.”
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