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Guam, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a nice place to stay when you visit dumaguete it's near everything from market to the seaside and even to some other restaurants and tourist destination they also have the nicest people on the front desk unlike the other place that we stayed on the first day.

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Bayreuth, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay. The breakfast-buffet was equipped very well and we liked the dinner together with local friends. The laundry-service was excellent. It's a good place for recreation after a long trip! Free fresh water for drinking is available at the storey.

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Thank Eberhardt H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff/frontdesk are not very accommodating.. we got 2 rooms our room has no windows and the ac is awful. The other room is for the kids with my aunt so it has a queen size and a double kinda ok cause it has a window but i dont like the glass wall bathroom although it has a cover u...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I booked a room here and turned up with my wife and 3 of her family, her family were only visitors and planning to stay with us for an hour or two. The hotel staff said that we could not have visitors and that we would have to book a room for 5 people!!!!!!!! I promptly walked out and went...

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2Thank jovialjosie2002
Dumaguete City, Philippines
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a nice hotel and all the staff were very friendly. Rooms were clean and the housekeeping cleaned the room daily and made the beds. The hotel was clean and the food was also of a good choice and of high quality. Great location and I would stay there again when in Dumaguete.

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philippines
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I wasn't expecting a 5 star hotel, but a decent and clean place to stay. Upon checking the bed cover, I saw about 8 dead bedbugs. Requested a change of room before settling in. So just be careful and inspect your bed. Another tip: security is quite lax. I asked for another room key for my room and they didn't...

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

All sweet people but poorly trained for such a big hotel. I would probably choose another hotel. It is Okay but still a bit dirty. Lots of Mold in the bathroom for instance. The staff is poorly trained but very friendly. (Not a Merry christmas when you arrive on xmas eve for instance) The breakfast is not very good a...

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This place is pretty good for the price. It is located in the heart of Dumaguette within walking distance of shopping areas and restaurants. They have a pretty Hot shower which is key for me being from America. And it looks like this is one of the main places that locals stay prior to their wedding. While the restaurant has...

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at essencia a few times i always end up in a twin room . Matteres thin i always end up with back pain. Nice lobby area . Good staff.service Average breakfast.. if price is good its ok. The food served in resteraunt is pretty good and beer prices reasonable.

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The positive attributes first: 1. Centrally located in downtown Dumaguete 2. Van service available 3. Staff are polite and courteous and try their best Why I would not return: 1. The rooms are totally deplorable. My room lacked cleaning, the bedsheets didn't inspire rest. 2. There is no experience that the hotel is looking to create for you. 3. Coffee...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel Essencia

Address: #39 Real St., Corner San Juan St., Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Negros Oriental > Dumaguete City
Price Range: ₹ 1,814 - ₹ 4,301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Essencia 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“The hotel is situated at a main-street. The room was quiet when the windows had been closed.”
 of 5 bubbles eberhardth2015, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles jovialjosie2002, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the property are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles aussiebloke3, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Even if you are not paying, never book in any room of this hotel if you want to have a memorable visit”
 of 5 bubbles 155titou, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The top floors have rooms with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelVantastic, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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