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El Galleon Beach Resort & Hotel

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice tables on the terrace overlooking the sea. £6 for all you can eat breakfast. Great service with a smile. A good location. It felt spacious and was nice watching the morning divers and snorkellers boarding their various boats. Fidelscastrol.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

My second dive-trip to El Galleon in December 2016 was as good as my first in 2006: Great staff, competent dive-instructors, great people, nice rooms – and food. And The Point bar  The dives are just fantastic. The diving-staff makes the whole dive-experience smooth. For an easy arrival I recommend Airjuan – seaplane from Manila Bay.

Thank Trond S
Malay, Philippines
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I inquired for the seaview room via their mobile number on their website. The response was very quick. On check-in on the same day I asked for a discount as I wanted them to have the advantage of me not booking via the Online Travelagent like Agoda. They gave me 5% discount which I was happy with including breakfast. The...

Thank Frank S
Neeroeteren, Belgium
Reviewed 28 August 2016

In july, we went for the second time to this resort. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The standrooms at the poolside are spacious and clean. They have airco, which is necessary at this time of the year. The open kitchen is located next to the open air restaurant. The french chef works with fresh ingredients, his staff knows...

2Thank Leon V
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have stayed in several placed in Puerto Galera and this hotel suits me best. It is away from all the noise and has great amenities. The food is also very good. The chicken pot pie extra gravy is a must :) The rooms are decent and offer all the amenities you would expect from a quality hotel. Comfortable beds...

1Thank Etienne D
Guam, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was my first time in the Philippines, and I really enjoyed the El Galleon. The staff were unfailingly polite & helpful, the food was very good, the prices were fair, and the diving was great. The resort is right on the shore, has its own pier & dive facility (operated by the very professional Asia Divers), and the whole...

1Thank AussieJonno331
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We just can't resist going back to El Galeon and Asia Divers. In between visits we dive other areas in Asia but nothing beats the diving in PG with these guys. If you love diving then you have got to go with Asia Divers and stay at El Galeon. Oh, and make sure to dive Verde Island - awesome! Thanks...

1Thank KellieHK
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Room overlooking the dive centre was spacious, cool with a comfy bed. Safe didn't work properly and efforts to fix were lacklustre. Room is cleaned only on request. Shower is cold but not freezing. Hotel only provides tiny bar of soap and a small shampoo squirter, plus two complimentary small bottles of water. Use supermarket in town to buy what...

1Thank Lolwood
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 13 June 2016

-Stayed at El Galleon in one of the rooms surrounding the swimming pool for 8 nights. -Transfer organized by the resort from Manila international airport to PG was smooth but back to the airport, had the car driver falling asleep during the 2.5hrs+ drive asking me to let him rest for 10mins on the way before driving again as he...

Thank Winnie C
Octopus_55_56, Owner at El Galleon Beach Resort & Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Winnie, sorry to hear about your stay. Let me give you the take on this, our transportation like most nearly all resorts here in Puerto Galera contract the transport out, both car and boat. You can rest assured we will pass this comment onto our contractor and insist he takes action immediately. Our rooms are cleaned every day, no...

Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Nice bar with a great view of the ocean. Great drinks list and good bar food too. Our first stop on the island in a huge thunderstorm and they let us sit there for hours as the storm passed. Great service.

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Octopus_55_56, Owner at El Galleon Beach Resort & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we much appreciate your comments and look forward to having you with us again. Let me know when your there and I'll be happy to entertain you with some of our signature drinks. Kind Regards and enjoy Puerto Galera

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Renowned for its serene and quaint beachfront surroundings fronting Small La Laguna Beach, Puerto Galera, Asia Divers and El Galleon Beach Resort and have thirty air-conditioned rooms that blend into the tropical hillside. Majestic views of Sabang Bay and Small Lalaguna Beach, with a restaurant which extends to the water’s edge offering a great value in European and local cuisine, a small pool for learning how to dive, spa, and all the hotel amenities and necessities one needs to totally enjoy his/her stay. The dive facility is less than a year old and there is nothing like it in Asia! We have a diving platform with a large pontoon where boats can easily dock making it easy for guests to get on and off the boats. Divers have their own crate for storage in a spacious area, a dedicated camera room; you are well looked after by the crew who are there to help you with anything you may need. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Galleon Beach Resort & Hotel

Address: Small Lalaguna, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mindoro > Oriental Mindoro Province > Puerto Galera
Price Range: ₹ 3,696 - ₹ 6,049 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Galleon Beach Resort & Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Oceanwiev rooms are silent - with great wiev from top of a small hill.”
 of 5 bubbles tronds422, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get the rooms at the main buildings or else you will have a lot of stairs to climb...”
 of 5 bubbles etienned843, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The upper-floor rooms are farther from the pool, so may be a bit quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles AussieJonno331, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the sea are good but beware the noisy bar below (Point Bar). Bring earplugs if you want a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles Lolwood, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“go for rooms 1 + 2 (2 if you have a family as there are 2 balconies)”
  • sunrise view from my room - #2
 of 5 bubbles Yummyfung, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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