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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Amaziiing hotel,, normally don't write reviews.. But cnt stop myslef.. Superbb stafff.. Extraordinary propery with out of the world maintainance.. I dont remember the owner name.. But the lady is so dynamic and cooperative.. And the daughter of her gave us evry possible support with a smile 😊😊must visit. See you next time... Rahul ..

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

Dear rahulm98, thank you very much for your nice comments: Andrea, Silvia and Nicole are the names you ar missing. We all wait for you back soon. Best regards.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Great view of the Bay and all guests have access to a Private Beach with a bar and grill right there! In addition there are two great restaurants right there next to the resort. Malapascua village center is a lot of fun to walk around and mingle with the locals. I cannot even describe to you how peaceful and beautiful...

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

Dear rWesley, thank you very much for your nice comments: we are very proud of the quality of fodd and service of our restaurant Amihan and Chiringuito, as well as we are very happy that our guests are enjoying Tepanee, our quiet location and beauty. We hope you will be back soon. Best regards.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2015

As we arrived on the island by boat, we speculated which resort was Tepanee, and were pleased to hear we were right when we got on land. It was a small resort on the pinnacle and was made up of thatched cottages. This was appealing on the eye, in comparison to the blue, concrete monstrosity next door and was in...

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tepanee, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Jennifer Thomson, you took the time to write a very long review about us, as well as your husband did already on last November 29 with his review "below expectation". Both of you wrote exactly the same things, I already replied to Mr. Andrew, please let me reply in deeper detail to you. First of all, both of...

Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Positives The location of the resort is good and some of the cottages offer amazing views. The site is away from the hustle of the main beaches but still close enough to walk to the dive shops and restaurants. The site also next to two highly rated restaurants. We tried out the Italian and had an amazing pizza. We booked...

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tepanee, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr. James Heald, thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you appreciated our location, our restaurants and our cottages. We are as well sorry that you found "negatives" things to report. Please, let me reply step by step to your points. Our staff in the reception and in the bar come all from Malapascua (we...

Camarines Sur Province, Philippines
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Booked at Tepanee Beach Resort on a whim, but it was very much worth it! The hotel was just a few meters away from the port area, right at the edge of the island, giving guests the option of two private beaches and an amazing view of the Malapascua sunset. Our "budget" room had a private bath, safety box, soft...

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

Dear JARoldan, thank you very much for your nice comments. We are very happy that you enjoyed all at Tepanee. We hope you will be back soon. Best regards,

Essex
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Dubbed the ‘best resort on Malapascua’ by many people we spoke to, so we had high hopes. Boat ride over from the main land was about 30 minutes and the boat went straight up to the beach outside the dive shop we were using (TSD). The dive shop organised some help to carry our bags which was a great help...

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tepanee, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tepanee Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr Andrew, thank you for your review. We really need to get the feedbacks of our guests to understand if and where we can improve. But I'm very surprised to read that you feel our resort "cold" in personality: you are the first and only guest we had with this feeling until now, I really regret it will be...

Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Its got it all. The view, The food, service...you namn it. My favoriter part is The view. No place on The Island have a view like tepanee. My only complaint If There realy is one is that The wifi is a little bit slow and has bad radious but what do you need good internet connection for when you are...

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

Dear Philip H, thank you very much for your great review. We are very happy that you enjoyed all at Tepanee, Chiringuito and Amihan. We are sorry about our internet connection, sometimes our provider is not giving to Malapascua a connection as fast as expected. We are always in touch with the provider and in the future we will try...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Hi! Me and my friends spent our holiday in Tepanee Beach Resort in Malapascua Island and we fell in love with this little corner of paradise. Tepanee is placed on a hill between the main beach of Malapascua and the beginnig of the southern beach and its cottages and rooms are strategically located between a beautiful garden of fragrant plants...

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Italy
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Strategically located near everything in a quite area still close to the sea.The only resort with a private beach on the island.Rooms are all nice and few have an amazing view.We were bit unlucky as several bungalows were under full refurbishment during our stay.Bring a torch or use your smartphone light for overnight/early morning walk and mind your steps.Walk up...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Rooms and view are great and it's one of the best value beach resorts I have come across in the Philippines. AC and fan worked well and the balcony with cushioned seat is a nice feature. Andrea the owner is friendly and helpful. The resort was 5 minutes walk from the dive shop where we were diving. A few minor...

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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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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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 

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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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“Garden view rooms are great however ocean view rooms are exceptional!”
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“Get the small cottage, nice and peaceful.”
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“Ask for what you want - quiet, view, close to the beach, etc.”
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