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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We came to this resort after friends of ours had already been staying here for a couple of nights. The owner gave us a free room because we were doing Dive courses and diving daily with them. The dive cost is 1500 peso per dive including equipment which is a very good price for the island. Our dive instructor Kiko...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 May 2015

At the beginning of may, we stayed in a backpacker room for two nights (the last one, by the bathroom block). As we were diving with the Tresher sharks the first morning (woke up at 4.20am) and were leaving the island the next morning with the first boat (woke up at 5.15am), we did not mind the chicken noise in...

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Although we didn't have a good impression of the property when we saw our room (backpacker room), Chuck's personal service and customer focus made up for it. He immediately transferred us to a nice poolside fan room with ample space and even lent us an extension cord for our many phones/tablets and gadgets. The restaurant, although only open in the...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Our stay at the Purple Snapper wasn't as nice as planned and definetly overpriced compared to other resorts (with beach view!) on Malapascua. The reception was quite hard to get in touch with and was only very limited help (not available after the nightfall, not helpful to help you organize your stay on the island). The check out lasted for...

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Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for Holy Week and were disappointed with the service of this place. The staff never greets you, the reception was closed at 8PM, the rooms aren't cleaned unless you tell them to do so and the staff even lost our keys to our room. The electric fan in one of the two rooms we booked didn't work...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I will start by saying this is a review for the restaurant, accommodation, and diving, all of which we experienced during our stay. Accommodation: The rooms are basic but decent for the price that you pay. The owner is very friendly, and helped us out when the island was very busy. We stayed in the backpackers rooms, which are clean...

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Thank Gem9294
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Purple Snapper is a reasonably priced resort compared to many others on the island and will suffice if all you need is a pillow for your head every night. However, note that whip they provide clean bedsheets and towel, it might not be the cleanest around, and you might find yourself in one without hot shower although it is not...

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Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

Where to start... Firstly, I have to admit that the price is pretty fair. If you need a cheap room then this place will be fine. Also if it wasn't for the current dive manager we definitely would not have bothered with this place. Check in was a problem when they couldn't find us in the system. Then we were...

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3Thank KorteGroup
Boracay, Philippines
Reviewed 15 December 2014

My friends and I stayed in this Resort for 2 nights last 2012 and staying here was definitely an experience to remember.. All the staffs are very accommodating and made sure that they exceed our expected service. It's only 2 minutes walk to the beach and the location of the resort is very quaint. With the swimming pool facility (in...

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Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the purple snapper, we met the owner on the boat going to malapascua island, we wanted to go diving there : very friendly staff, good diving instructors, good equipments & boats. We took a bungalow with fan and had a discount for diving with them. It´s a nice place to stay even it´s not a...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Purple Snapper Dive Resort is emerging as one of the best places to stay in Malapascua. Located 100 meters from Bounty Beach, Malapascua’s primary shore, Purple Snapper Dive Resort offers travelers a good taste of local life and culture while in close proximity to the beach. Being one of Philippines’ top diving destination the resort is a good choice for those hit by the diving bug. We are never too far from many of Malapascua’s dive operators better yet, check out our newly opened dive shop. Stay with us and only be a dive away from seeing Malapascua’s majestic attraction-the thresher sharks. Pick any of our 25 native style rooms and be treated with true Filipino hospitality. Mabuhi! Welcome to paradise! Wecome to Malapascua! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purple Snapper Dive Resort

Address: Bounty Beach, 6013, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
Price Range: ₹ 836 - ₹ 19,169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Purple Snapper Dive Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Purple Snapper Dive Hotel Malapascua Island
Purple Snapper Dive Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Spacious and Clean”
kannethl, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“best views and peaceful place”
mechellg2017, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“fan rooms have the best value. Dive with them for free or extremely cheap room rates”
kareezac, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Aircon rooms are good value for money.”
392richardt, 1 May 2014 | Read review
“The best rooms are incredibly cheap so go for them!”
TedJones_44, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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