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Bastad, Sweden
Reviewed 9 January 2013

We stayed a week at Padre Burgos Hotel & Resort. David, Delia and their charming staff succeeded thoroughly in their task to help us feel right at home whilst enjoying our holiday in the sun. The welcoming hotel has a family feel between the owners and the staff and this made the whole stay feel even more comfortable although their...

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PBCR_Owner, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments and we are delighted that you had such a wonderful holiday with us. We would just like to clarify a couple of points. Here in TripAdvisor, and on our website, we state that our half-board dinners comprise 4 courses. These are the 3 courses you mention followed by tea or coffee with chocolates...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 7 January 2013

A "boutique hotel" with "luxurious accommodation"? You must be joking! We - myself, partner and two children (5 yrs and 15 months) - spent five nights here over the Christmas period and left feeling pretty deflated. I'll be as objective and fair as I can, but I really fail to see how any guests - particularly families - can leave...

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PBCR_Owner, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Given your continual family arguments, which were a constant annoyance to our other guests and led to you indulging in the unacceptable behaviour of spending at least 1 night sleeping on the sofa in the hotel lounge, it is not surprising that your holiday was disappointing. Let us address some of the points you make....

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Trip advisor I celebrated Christmas and New Year at this beautiful resort towards the southern tip of Leyte island. After a long transfer from Manila to Tacloban I was keen to arrive at the resort. An excellent driver was provided for the three-hour ride. Upon arrival we were shown straight to our spacious room and given the grand tour. The...

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PBCR_Owner, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are delighted that had such a wonderful holiday with us over Christmas and New Year. Your experience walking outside the resort was extremely unusual. Locally, and throughout the Philippines, the people are warm, friendly and helpful and we are very surprised that you felt in any way uncomfortable. We love our guests...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 January 2013

We stayed here last April 2012 for 3 days and I must say me and my husband are still remembering this place and sharing it to other people. The hotel is really nice and clean, the service is excellent, and the food is glorious! Quiet honestly, we did not expect this to be that good compared to other resorts we...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 22 December 2012

This place definitely was the experience we were hoping for. The location is great, and so is the elevated views over the bay, the fresh sea breeze and the secluded private beach. The rooms was perfect too, and we had the sleeps of our life here. The food was also a pleasant surprise, our host made great tasty food and...

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Reviewed 17 December 2012

We didn't actually stay at this resort, but we wanted to write about the whale shark tour we took through them. We stayed at a different resort since we were diving in padre Burgos, and still David (castle resort's owner) gave us great tips by email regarding accommodation that would match our needs, and ways to arrive in padre Burgos...

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Faro, Portugal
Reviewed 24 November 2012

After a six day travel with a hired car driven by excellent Josalito (09395155670), correctly proposed by the Bayleaf Intramuros Hotel in Manila, we arrived at the southern end of Leyte in Tangkaan, a village near Padre Burgos, where the Castle is. We were received by the owners Delia and David and the four Girls in Scottish attire. The latter...

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qld
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Took us a while to get there via the worlds slowest ferry but once there felt very special. First night arrival to have a drink by ourselves overlooking the water was special. Couldnt hear traffic, just the the occassional fishing boat chugging by. We did the whale shark tour. Was a bit early in the season and we didnt find...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We arrived at this resort having informed the proprietor David (who runs the resort with his wife Delia) of our pending stay. We were checked in efficiently and offered a choice of room as we were the only guests. we chose Room 1, which was huge. The resort overall including Room 1 has a very high standard of construction, fixtures...

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PBCR_Owner, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your extremely comprehensive review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your Limasawa Island Tour. These are private tours for very small groups (minimum 2 people) and include dolphin watching, snorkeling at 2 excellent sites, marine sanctuary fees, snorkeling equipment, First Mass entrance fees, barbecue lunch in a cottage on a superb...

Puerto Galera, Philippines
Reviewed 26 July 2012

I stayed at the Padre Burgos Castle Resort for five nights so that I could do some scuba diving with Peter's diving. I was looking for some comfortable accomodation of a standard that was a bit above the usual. The owners of the resort, David and Delia, and all the staff, were very polite, hospitable and courteous throughout my five...

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philfan_10, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your detailed comments, and giving us the opportunity to respond and clarify certain matters. It is such a pity that you confined your food orders to breakfasts and did not try dishes such as our beef calderita, lovingly slow cooked for several hours, or huge king prawns served with milk freshly made from home grown...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An idyllic family-run boutique hotel and PADI dive resort, with luxurious facilities and a friendly and intimate atmosphere. Superb location with great private beach, beautiful corals and stunning sea views. All guest rooms beautifully furnished and decorated, with air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. Guided scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with whale sharks, dolphin watching, island hopping, sailing, kayaking,swimming pool, private beach, free Wi-Fi, bar and fine-dining restaurant. Local activities include land tours, caving, waterfalls, wild monkeys and more. ... more   less 

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Address: Tangkaan, Padre Burgos, Southern Leyte Province 6602, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Leyte Island > Southern Leyte Province > Padre Burgos
Price Range: $88 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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