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235 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I booked this property @ 279 USD for 3 twin rooms through Agoda and got confirmation through Booking.com later received mail from this Hotel that we have not received payment due to some technical problems but don't worry your booking confirmed and you can do payment on arrival ,i said ok .After our arrival they demanded 390 usd and not... More 

CTBH, General Manager at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

As a Family-owned and Managed Resort, Costabella attributes its success and growth in the last 35 years to its Work Ethics and Values in the daily conduct of its business. Our integrity and good name is very important to us. Fairness works both ways. We cannot allow ourselves to besmirched with unfounded accusations.   Let us establish the facts.  ... More 

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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This resort is just the right size for our family. And when you're lucky, you can actually feel that the whole place is yours while you stay by the beach. Their French Toast are to die for, and it's always fun to listen to their string quartet. And oh, you should try Luna, their new resto.

1 Thank Ed A
CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback! Many of our guests also enjoy the French Toast, among the other delicious goodies, we offer at our Breakfast Buffet. We’re glad you enjoyed the live entertainment and our new Tapas Bar, Luna. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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129 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel.resort for 2nights unfortunately the weather is not good...so is really not sunny at all.. Its quite far from airport. And its quite hard to get taxi as its quite far from the main road.. What i loved about this resorts are he designs they used. Like polynesian i really enjoyed.. The pool is good 2 pools.... More 

Thank Ronna V
CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us regardless of the poor weather common to the rainy seasons in the tropics. The team does what it can to make sure everyones stay is great. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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114 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel was located in Mactan. A 20minutes drive from the airport. A few resorts were surrounding the area. We chose Costabella, as I was fascinated with the photos in their website and some photos that travelers posted. We reached Costabella quite late around 9pm. We were quite tired and we just want to straightaway check-in to our... More 

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CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful and thorough review of your stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed all our offerings and the genuine caring service our staff extended to you. We hope you were able to catch some rare pokemon while you were with us. We hope we will see you again soon. More 

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

we stayed here for 4 nights wish we had booked longer!the pools were brill kept the kids happy for hours! the private beech is lovely warm clean water and a nice sandy beech (just be carefull off the people outside the walls trying to get you in jetskis etc they will rip you off). the cocktail bar on the beech... More 

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CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback. We’re very happy your kids enjoyed our pools we do hope you book for a longer stay with us next time. Be sure to give Luna our new Tapas Bar a try when you’re with us next time. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Total resort looks great (nice swimming pools, nice beach). The room is nice (only thing is airco is old-fashioned, making a lot of noise, but that's it). The staff is very friendly (off course, it's the Philippines). The food is good not great. You basically are going to have a good time over here, guaranteed. Point is: you're paying for... More 

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CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your holiday with us. We are glad that you appreciate the overall look of the Resort and had a good time. We all look forward to having you back. See you soon! More 

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76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Attended a wedding here (my husband was the bestman). The place looks refreshing. Away from the busy city. Rooms look old but clean and decent. I love the antiques decorations they put around the lobby. The dinner buffet was really amazing! Love their food!

1 Thank Marianit M
CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your comment on our great food and refreshing ambiance. Next time you come, we suggest you try out LUNA, our new tapas bar to experience more of our delicious food. More 

Quezon City, Philippines
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband and I traveled with our friends. We were all awed as we entered the lobby of Costabella resort, the theme so Asian and ambience so warm. The staff were very accommodating. We occupied deluxe poolside rooms. They were big rooms and beds were very comfortable with immaculate sheets. Breakfast buffet was very satisfying. We were able to dine... More 

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CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased that you had a lovely vacation at Costabella. Thank you too for complementing us on the Resorts’ design features. As a Filipino-owned and managed resort, we take every opportunity to highlight the beautiful furniture, artwork and decors that the Philippine, and particularly Cebu, excels in. Our new Tapas Bar LUNA, is... More 

Roskilde, Denmark
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71 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I enjoyed my stay here and would stay here again. The place is very nice and has a tropical vibe to it. Swimming pool area is great. Food in the restaurant is good. Breakfast was good. The staff was a bit slow reacting. Took them more than 3 hours to send somebody with fresh towels even i asked 3 times... More 

Thank Joel R
CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Joel and your 4 star rating. We are pleased you had a relaxing stay and enjoyed the food and ambience of the resort. Your feedback on the service delay in providing you more towels concerns us as this is certainly not the norm. It will be appreciated if you could send me more details via... More 

Manila, Philippines
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Buildings and Amenities: I was pleasantly surprised by the resort. It was well-built and quite spacious with two buildings for rooms, three restaurants, two pools, a spa, a kiddie center and, of course, its own private beach. The whole resort was decorated with tasteful Asian furnishings, giving it an upscale look and feel. Check-In: Welcome Drinks (always a plus) and... More 

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CTBH, Marketing Officer at Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a detailed feedback on your experience at Costabella. We really do appreciate it when our guests let us know exactly what it is about our service and offerings they enjoyed, and how we can improve on them. We will immediately take up with our Spa concessionaire your comments to ensure a... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in the charming island of Mactan in Cebu is the tropical hideaway of Costabella, a luxury beach resort awarded by the Philippine Department of Tourism with the highest resort classification.An iconic property embraced by white fine sand and shaded by palm trees, Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel is an architectural showcase steeped in history and tradition. Its tastefully-appointed rooms, all 156 of them, beautifully integrate Spanish colonial influences with natural, homegrown materials. Carved stonework, arched doors and charming courtyards are the hallmarks of this timeless place. All accommodations from the modest to luxurious with private balconies offer breathtaking view that is both peaceful and romantic.As the name suggests, Costabella provides travelers and guests with the perfect setting to admire Mactan’s enchanting coastline. This tropical retreat is truly a dream destination for honeymoons and weddings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel

Address: Buyong, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Mactan Island
Price Range: ₹ 5,346 - ₹ 10,624 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
Hotel Costabella Tropical Beach
Costabella Tropical Beach Hotel Mactan Island, Cebu Island
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Mactan Island
#9 Spa Hotel in Mactan Island
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“Get the suite with an ocean view! Try to stay on the 4th floor or higher for excellent views!”
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“I loved having the two bedroom seaview suites as there was more space and the views from the 7th floor were amazing.”
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“We had a garden view room, so it was lovely and quiet.”
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