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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

John E.
March 28, 2013
Comfortable and relaxing
Hotel grounds/gardens; quiet and away from traffic noise, friendly staff
This was my third stay at the Waterfront; the furniture and fittings in the guest rooms although, very clean, are showing their age but otherwse this was the perfect escape from the rush and bustle of grimmy downtown Davao. The buffet breakfast was excellent as was the service.

Israel A.
United States
March 27, 2013
Friendlyness, clean and the pool area
Its was great. Look to stay there again soon. Thank you, the staff and everyone there at the Waterfront hotel.

Per-Andre H.
March 24, 2013
Very dirty Pool, overall badly maintained
The park and pool (if clean),
After arrival at night I was sent to another hotel because there was a "glitch", as they called it, in my reservation. After two nights in a lousy hotel, I spent two nights at the Waterfront. The pool (and children's pool) were shockingly dirty (murky water and plenty dirt at the bottom). The overall maintenance was poor. A very unsatisfying stay indeed! And please dont order "Parma ham", for them that is local pork. Overall unprofessionally run.

Richard D.
March 12, 2013
nice place to stay
clean quiet friendly
I was very happy with everything. happy to recomment it

annie G.
March 08, 2013
friendly staff and spacious room.
very friendly staff, great location, great room with balcony with a view. very good value for money.
we were made very welcome after a slight hiccup at the beginning of our stay, which was sorted out quickly. we really enjoyed our stay, and would definitely stay there again on our next trip. very relaxing away from the city and we were able to unwind, and the travel to and from the city was no problem and took no time at all. it is a pity that the beach front and jetty have not been rebuilt.

Robert M.
New Zealand
February 28, 2013
Great Location
Secure/beach front/ nice grounds
we stayed at the insular in 2007, we found the room to be exactly same as our last vist, badly needs upgrading,especially the shower/toilet area.the resturant was good, the people are very friendly, polite and helpful, the grounds and pool were also very nice

Stuart M.
United Kingdom
February 28, 2013
Wonderful hotel in a great location
Large comfortable rooms
What a wonderful hotel, great location, friendly and happy staff. We had chosen the hotel as it was the venue for our friends wedding, and as my first trip to the Philippines, was pleasantly surprised. My biggest plus point was that WIFI was immediately available, no password, no log in, just there, and not just in the room, whilst walking around the grounds!! My only slight moan is the anti smoking policy, not just in the hotel but throughout Davao, with only one smoking place available throughout the hotel. Would certainly recommend to anyone visiting Davao

Keith T.
United Kingdom
February 24, 2013
Hotel with lovely ground and views
Swiming pools, Restaurants, Service
The hotel is set within large secure grounds just across the bay from Samal Island. The premier deluxe room was large with balcony area. The only negative point was that I didn't find the air-con very good, always too hot for me. The hotel has a kids and adult swimming pool but be aware that the big pool ranges from 5 to 10 meters in-depth and may be too deep for non swimmers. The restaurants on site serve excellent food but is a bit more exspensive than eating out so were usually quiet. The staff service is first class and they are very helpful, I couldn't believe how many trainees they employee. All in all its an excellent hotel were you can relax and use as a base to visitlocal attractions.

Earlrich C.
February 23, 2013
Lovely Hotel
Great view
Very Accessible place, great venue for relaxation close to Samal Island. and the shopppes Downside is their Bathtub too small

jeffrey J.
United States
February 17, 2013
Best Facilities with no life or Atmosphere!
safety-secutity great-too much
if you want to overpay tremendously for room but want first class room then this is place. you will be bored to teachers and wonder how such a place can lack any charm or life with the facilty and location . the furnishings are grade a but it has nothing of lie or zest if you look to watch television and sleep only go here. oh made us wait in tiny waiting room for an hour before check us in-the television was not working and water empty. of all places i have been with agoda this was only place that did not seem to appreciate me!