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Very good 7.9
Based on 1171 reviews

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Very good

based on 1171 reviews
  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.9
  • Facilities 7.7
  • Location 8.0
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.0
  • Service 8.0
  • Value for Money 7.8
  • Food/Dining 7.7

James F.
April 21, 2013
We Shall Return
Pool, Pool, and Pool
Food here is veeery expensive. So aside from the free breakfast buffet, we would rather experience Davao's native dishes by going to Yellow Fin Restaurant which is known for their "greaseless chicken" and "adobo tail of tuna." Beer in the hotel costs 145 pesos which is simply outrageous as San Mig Light should only cost about 35 pesos or maybe 60 pesos at a very fancy bar. So be sure to buy beer at a convenience store and stock it in the room fridge.

James F.
April 21, 2013
5th time here
Nice gardens, Nice pool, Ok free breakfast buffet
One reason i chose this hotel is i expected the convenience of a free boat shuttle service from their private pier to Paradise Island Resort across the strait but for reason of it being 'Peak Season" it was not available. So we had to take a taxi to the "normal" pier about 7 minutes away. The breakfast buffet was satisfactory and the staff even allowed us to pack some pastries and sandwiches to take back to our room.

Cynthia M.
United States
April 21, 2013
Tranquil, relaxing, piano music was soothing
Relaxing, peaceful, serene, we enjoyed the piano music at the lobby. The pianist was talented, I think his name is Bong De Leon, he was accommodating with our requests. He truly entertained us.
The hotel was nice, the room smelled cigarette smoke. We complained at the front desk, she sent a housekeeper who sprayed Lysol. It only dissipated the smell for a while. We hope they could give us another room.

Crisanta C.
April 19, 2013
It's not very pleasant
Adjoining rooms, queen and single beds available, friendly restaurant staff
Our stay in the hotel was so so... Not very spectacular. I was disapponted with the room service. We arrived at 12 noon and only 1 of the reserved rooms is available. At 2:30 pm, we were told that the second room is still being prepared. We made a followup at 5:30 and they said it's still being prepared. The room was made available at 6.

Melanie S.
April 18, 2013
Excellent breakfast. Spacious room with ocean view
Excellent breakfast. Ocean view room. Comfy bed.
My only issue is that water from the shower is not that great. Aside from this, our stay was worth it.

Martin K.
United Kingdom
April 17, 2013
Great Location
Location, friendly efficient staff and peaceful.
This was our third stay at The Waterfront, and as before a thoroughly enjoyable experience!! Will certainly stay there again..

Leonardo R.
April 17, 2013
Stay was enjoyable with little discomfort
Nice open space, proximity to airport and to paradise island (resort beach)
Hotel is unfriendly to more than half century old guests and people with disability as it has no elevator. It is also Gender insensitive as its toilet has no feminine wash or bidet, and your baggage takes ages to transfer from the reception area because, in case you have large suitcases, it takes around 4 warm bodies to bring these luggages yo your room in the 3rd floor because the hotel has no lift or elevator. No lift even for the luggages. I am surprised why the Office of Building Official of Davao City has allowed this hotel to operate when elevator and handicapped ramp is required in the Building Code or Local Ordinance.

thomas M.
United States
April 14, 2013
was nice hotel and grounds away from city.
staff was good. the grounds was well kept. the food was good.
I liked staying there and will stay again. Close enough to the city to have a short taxi ride.

Peter W.
April 14, 2013
nice classic hotel but gettin long in the tooth
Airport location, Quiet, large open gardens

Colin H.
United Kingdom
April 12, 2013
A good time.
Food, Rooms and Pool