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“dirty swimming pool/useless pool...”
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Kawayanan Resort
Ranked #39 of 51 Hotels in Puerto Princesa
Reviewed 9 August 2010

we stay at kawayanan for 2 nights and we found that the hotel/resort is not that good as the reviews i read in this site. they said in the review that the kawayanan is cozy place to stay but it is not. the room is not big for 2400 a nights it is not worth for your money you can find a 2300 with a much bigger room an executive room not a ordinary so me and my wife is regreting why we choose this hotel/resort. fist because of the pools that they have thats why we choose kawayanan and also for the review but dont believe what you read thats the moral lesson for us.no cooks for two nights stay we need to go out at night to eat in our first night of stay in the second night we sleep with empty stomach because we dont want to go out and eat as they dont have a cook again, for breakfast i can say the tase is fair.the pool is not private it is open to public so you cannot enjoy the pool, on first night i think we are the only guess but there are people rented the pool(they pay entrance fee per person maybe)so we wait for 9.30 pm so we can enjoy the pool for us only without outsiders. but at 9.30 pm the pool is dirty so we still swim because my son wants to practice snokel even the pool is dirty we stay only 30 mins for swim and for the other day also is the same the pool is dirty at night i was so disapointed only at the morning the pool is fair not that clean but we cannot swim at the morning because we have a day tour so the pool is useless. open for public for 9am-9pm so swimming pool is useless for the guess. the staff is friendly not only at kawayanan for all the hotels in palawan i think. so after 2 nights we changed hotel at de lorro much nice place believe me. i will not recomend kawayanan for all my friends and relatives. old hotel/resort and not worth for your money.. THANKS GOD I MET MARCE AT THE AIRPORT SO I CONTACT HIM AND HELP ME TO FIND MUCH NICE PLACE TO STAY AND AN EXCLUSSIVE TRIP THAT WE WILL NOT FORGET. HE IS OUR SAVIOR FOR THE GREAT EXPIRIENCE FOR PUERTO PRINCESA VACATION. YOU CAN MEET HIM AT THE AIRPORT HE OFFERS ACCOMODATION AND DAY TOUR ALSO AN EXCLUSSIVE TOUR THAT KAWAYANAN RESORT WILL NOT TELL YOU.

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled with family
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1  Thank epok08
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Fely888, Manager at Kawayanan Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2010

Thank you for taking the time to send a review of Kawayanan Resort. I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was unsatisfactory. We will look into the “problems” you have encountered during your stay and will make sure to correct them. Kawayanan Resort has been awarded the “Cleanest and Greenest Resort” in Palawan for 3 years in a row. We will make sure to uphold such a high honor.

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Reviewed 28 July 2010

we had a pleasant stay at kawayanan. the room smells good. it is just a tricycle away from the city, very near.. the staff were all friendly and they served our breakfast and meals in our room. all of them very courteous and trustworthy. the tours they arranged for us were all the best and it was a memorable trip for me and my bf. i will never forget kawayanan and palawan. when you book to kawayanan, you should avail their tour packages it will save you a lot. we will go back at the mangrove tree to hear the song of the paddleman. all the people in palawan were very very nice!

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank noffi_stinkey
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Fely888, Manager at Kawayanan Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2010

It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Kawayanan Resort. We are very glad to hear that you had a wonderful trip. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 23 March 2010

Place is clean, friendly Staff I have recomend this place to my friends who are planning to visit Palawan.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled with family
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5  Thank Antoniaxxx
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Fely888, Manager at Kawayanan Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2010

We were delighted to have you stay with us at Kawayanan Resort and look forward to welcoming you and your family and friends.

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Reviewed 14 February 2010

What a wonderful place...We really needed to get away from it all and this was really the place to do that. Kawayanan resort is a very peaceful place and they have a serene environment. If you are looking for a place that is close to some of the hot spot in Puerto Princesa, Kawayanan is the place to be. The room is spacious and clean. The food was great and they have the BEST staff that will help and take good care of you. The service was excellent. Great tours are available for everyone at an affordable price. Tours includes Palawan City Tours (Binuatan Creations, Crocodile Farm, Iwahig Prison, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Baker's Hill, Late Senator Mitra's Ranch), Underground River (two thumbs up), Island Hopping and Dos Palmas Island Resort & Spa (great, great, great). Puerto Princesa is the greenest and cleanest city in the Philippines. My family and I had a wonderful time. I highly recommend Kawayanan resort to everyone!

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled with family
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7  Thank Jackie0607
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Fely888, Manager at Kawayanan Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2010

Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience at Kawayanan Resort. We are honored to have you stay with us and look forward to welcoming you and your family again.

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Reviewed 13 December 2009

Was in Puerto Princesa with a friend last September 24-27,2009. Do check at my pics if you want too see more of Kawayanan and Puerto Princesa in Palawan http://joerafer.multiply.com/ . I didn't know we were staying in Kawayanan til we arrived there since everything was arranged by our company's (where I work) tour operator in Puerto Princesa. I asked for a resort with a pool so we stayed at Kawayanan. The resort is simply beatiful and almost everything is made of Bamboo (English of Kawayan correct me if I'm wrong). An employee assisted us to the restaurant and the owner approcahed us and welcomed us (we didn't know she was the owner she just said she's the manager 'til the driver told us). All the employees we're accommodating and corteous even if we arrived really late from drinking in bars like pass 12mn. One time we asked an employee to call us a tricycle and he didn't want me to give him a tip but I insisted he should have it. Their driver/tour guide was very nice and all smiles while touring us around. He even lent his snorkelling gears that we can use in our Island Hopping Tour. The food was awesome, I love their Pork Sisig and their Filipino breakfast. Anyway, to cut things short, the food, the place, the pool , the people at Kawayanan are awesome. The down side is you pay more for the tricycle since it's not in the main road.

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled with friends
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Address: L.A Abaa Rd | Puerto Princesa City, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Puerto Princesa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Princesa
Price Range: €22 - €29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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