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Gentofte Municipality, Denmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here are so nice and offers a great service, we felt so welcome here. They are always ready to help, guide or just talk. The food is cheap and their chocolate pancake is amazing. The view over the city and the mountains are so pretty, and goes great with breakfast and a cup of tea. They have wifi...

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The rooms are small and dirty, crawling with cockroaches. Huge ones at that. The shower is unsafe - live wires hanging out. Actually got a shock while trying to adjust the water flow. No power outlets in the rooms - they want you to pay for charging at the reception. Lousy food. They tried so hard to sell us a...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay there but one of their employe: Solomun sold us (ripped us off) a tour and didn't even showed up.. Banaue and Batad are beautiful so don't waste your time with those guys who are trying to ruin your stays.

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Las Pinas, Philippines
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We ordered Fried Chicken and Pancit. The food taste good but I would make a comment about the staff especially the counter person. They were all friendly and accommodating and most of all honest. My companion forgot his bag that contains his camera. Fortunately Kacelyn the cashier sent me an sms to inform me of the forgotten bag. We went...

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I must admit the view from the restaurant and our room were spectacular. The view overlooking the valley and huge school and even road leading to Batad were simply amazing. But good view alone does not make a hotel. Checkout time is unreasonably at 9am. They expect everybody to be out on their foot exploring the town and rice terraces...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We didn't stayed here, because these guys just wanna sell you tours and bus tickets and that for they are lying! We were told that we will get a newer bus for return, but it was a lie! They also told us, that we need a guide for Batad, what was a lie too.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The food was good, big serving I must say. The price of 120php for everything is fair enough. One thing that i just noticed is the customer service. Very poor in terms of assistance and hospitality. You don't tell your customers to "sit here" especially if you are on a group tour consisting of 5 vans and the like. I...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 7 March 2016

horrible experience - fortunately only for 1 night which was very long and very bad. My room didn't look like the room displayed on Tripadvisor. It was rough and dirty, the bed had a very thin foam mattress so you feel very well the hard surface under making it very unconfortable. The bathroom was also horrible (and it seems i...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Dropped off from the Manila bus, ushered in and the tour sale starts. But, the tours were amazing! Do the hot spring on your first day, and then the 2 day to Batad starting the following morning. Rooms were average, food was good and cheap. No complaints at all. Staff were really friendly. Don't know why people are hating on...

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Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I was travelling from Manila to Banaue on the Ohayami bus and this is where we were let off. We were ushered inside and kind of forced to buy breakfast. We were approached by a man named Marcial who tried to set us up with a tour. We had heard there were public jeepneys we could take to Batad to...

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Address: Poblacion, Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Cordillera Region > Ifugao Province > Banaue
Price Range: $19 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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  • miserable room - awful bed - short sheets
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 of 5 bubbles platinoum, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try the Greenview instead. Nicer food, nicer rooms, nicer people.”
 of 5 bubbles t0manddani, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles louiset992, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Bring ear-plugs if you are a light sleeper.”
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  • very basic bathroom, but had hot water
  • bedroom - would fit 3 - 5 ppl
 of 5 bubbles MelanieR891, 15 Nov 2014 | Read review
“There's a real variety of rooms ranging from those with private bathrooms and hot water to ones where you share the bathroom and don't have hot water. They have rooms for 5, 6 and 7 people, too.”
 of 5 bubbles mlgocon, 17 Jun 2013 | Read review
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