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Very good 7.2
Based on 483 reviews

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Very good

based on 483 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.3
  • Facilities 6.1
  • Location 6.6
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.6
  • Service 7.5
  • Value for money 7.5
  • Food/Dining 6.6
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Rosalina N.
May 26, 2015
overnight stay
Clean, big, good view

Shiela C.
April 29, 2015
Our stay in Vistamar is one of the nicest hotels to stay with in terms of the pools and the building facade.The furnitures are also historical by nature because of its ancient theme. Our room is not that very satisfactory room compared with other hotels that we have stayed with. But if we say a 3 star is definitely rated with. When I entered the smelled like getting inside a bamboo hut..(antique scent)..but later it smelled as normal as it is.The food is very tasty...the price is well suited for the food they serve...meals good for 2-3 persons.. We brought our leftovers at home since we have not finished the serving. The place is very relaxing...very serene. Not crowded...just few guests..Around can only hear the sound of the sea waves...very relaxing place to stay with. We woke up early in the morning around 5am and has witnessed the sunrise because our room back door was just near the pool...and beach...Our room was just a deluxe not expected much of is ok...value for money is okey..comfort is ok...better try especially for families with children.

April 12, 2015
staff are worst. place is ok but needs improvement
pool, location, aircon

Michael K.
March 12, 2015
Beautiful architecture for hotel
Hotel architecture, swimming pool, beach front
The architecture and interior decoration of this lovely (Spanish-style ) hotel reminds you of the halycon days of the 1920s or 1930s for the very rich Americans, in the era of "Gatsby". A large ballroom, interior decoration, wide staircases, magnificent patio facing the pool and the sea... So beautiful !! So much nicer than the boring box tower hotels opposite... The pools and gardens are maintained well, but with only 14 rooms to earn income, this hotel must be bleeding lots of red ink everywhere ! Our bedroom was clean & beds very comfortable. Mosquito flywire is on the windows. Has 13 solar hot water roof devices providing very hot water ! Swimming pools were enjoyed by everyone and are clean. But now for the downside. We stayed at this hotel a year ago. It took them 1/2 an hour to make toast for breakfast last year. This year staff are much more responsive, but food too expensive. Staff watch the TV basketball while serving guests, and take selfie pictures! So hopeless! Worst aspect was deluded rich guest had 7 year old b’day party on the Saturday morning. The kids and adults all threw large water balloons at each other. My god,so much filth of large plastic balloons and cake tissues everywhere after the party. The children were just trained by their parents that rubbishing the environment has no consequences, and is not their responsibility !! At 8pm that night I complained to reception to clean the filth up before it all blew straight into the beach. The mess was cleaned up at 8pm in the dark. But you only have to go down to the beach to see the huge problem with marine pollution caused by poverty and lack of any environemntal sensitivities of the Philippino culture. Filth and rubbish everywhere. We booked Vista Ma to get away from the intense coal smoke and diesel fumes air pollution of Cebu. Despite the poor staff we hope this place survives. Such an aesthetic building. They don't build resorts like this any more. Good luck on your stay.

Virginia R.
March 09, 2015
No way I'll get back in this hotel
clean sheets - close to the airport
We arrived late in the evening and the hotel seemed to be good after a long trip. We had dinner next to the swimming pool. The day after, we ordered a taxi to go in town: the driver kinda "forgot" to give us the change of what we gave him. For dinner, we asked for French fries instead of rice (like we had the day before) and it happened to be "not allowed". We asked for something else because we're allergic to rice. Like potatoes... They just laughed at us and joked between them. For our departure, we asked for the free shuttle to go to the airport. It seems that it doesn't exist. We had to pay for a taxi that tried to rob us by asking more money than written on the meter.

Jon F.
New Zealand
March 07, 2015
What we thought of vista mar
The situation an outlook.. The pools.. The view from our room..
We really enjoy it. Very relaxing an quiet. A couple of things we thought you could consider.. 1.. A cheaper rate for visiting family members to use the pool or better still no charge for family...2.. Having a cheap snack menu.. But apart from that no complaints..

Joohee K.
South Korea
March 03, 2015
fairly well done but something was missing
the quiet location, nice atmosphere, and infinite pool
It was fairly ok to stay there, but there was some parts that bothered me. Mostly staffs were not afraid to say 'NO' to their guests directly. It was so amazing that they consider themselves as a 3-star resorts when their attitude and behavior towards their valued customers were somehow rude. If I try to be blind for the frontdesk staffs and other resorts staffs, I can give 4 out of 5 for my stay there. But, I don't think I will be going back there bcs of the very disappointing attitude of their staffs although I wasn't that demanding at all.

South Korea
January 21, 2015
it was great hotel
ver cheap n nice ocean view

Rajat R.
January 04, 2015
Beach resort with location of 5 star !
1. Beach side location with infinity pool 2. Convenient location with adjoining ferry terminal for island hopping 3.Mansion style architecture of hotel
The stay was very nice. Don't let the access from a slum kind dwelling dishearten you. The hotel is housed in a gated community and conveniently located. The mansion style architecture of the hotel is a delight and very artistically and tastefully done up. The food is quite great and the next door affiliate propert is an asset, especially for late night dining, world wines and modern gym.

January 02, 2015
good place to relax ang swimming.
swimming pool, food and room were spacious
I enjoy staying at the resort, i will surely come back.