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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

martin G.
United Kingdom
October 23, 2012
Excellent service again
Wifi in rooms
Always a pleasure to stay at this hotel ,The staff and security are all very helpful and friendly. The food is good and the rooms are well serviced. I would recommend to anyone to stay at this hotel.

christine B.
October 19, 2012
Large open space
large garden with beach area
Large rooms,good view of the beach. Rooms are old. Good customer service.

John R.
October 18, 2012
Great property; somewhat pricey
Nice room, if in need of some maintenance. Great view. Polite and helpful staff.
As a business traveler I was slightly uncomfortable staying at the Waterfront Insular -- but it would be a great place to stay with your sweetheart. The grounds are spacious and well tended; my room was similarly large. Although it was in need of superficial maintenance the room was very comfortable, with 'just right' king bed, cozy duvet, desk and .. best of all ... a large balcony with a view of the strait and Samal Island. The 'beach' is dirty, despite daily efforts of the staff to clean up the refused washed up overnight. Perhaps offsetting the 'beach' is the large swimming pool and deck -- excellent for spending lazy moments escaping the Davao heat. At first, I was taken aback with the prices in the restaurants, since they are substantially higher than many Davao eateries. However, I must say that the (included) breakfast buffet, and the (somewhat pricey) lunch buffets were absolutely stocked full of fresh and tasty foods, and the wait staff was eager to serve with speed and graciousness. Some may find the location to be of concern. It is several km from the city business section. However, I prefer the location, since this small oasis is isolated from the noise of the city. Taxis were available almost immediately, and the additional fare was nominal.

Omar E.
October 18, 2012
Great Service!
Service and ambience is the best!
The hotel was perfect, as we expected. Check-in and check-out was a breeze. The service was superb. We enjoyed our stay here. The ambience was more to a nature type than a modern one. Those expecting modern designs and modern rooms may be dissappointed. It is perfect if you want to getaway from the busy hassle of the city.

martin G.
United Kingdom
October 15, 2012
Nice hotel excellent service
Beachside and nice pool area
i find this hotel very comfortable, i find all the staff are very friendly and always willing to assist in any way. the hotel rooms are very well serviced. the food is very good and the service in the buffet is excellent! i would recommend this hotel above any other hotel i've stayed at in davao.

David B.
October 15, 2012
Diverse dining choices and nice rooms
The pool and the deluxe rooms are really good
Nice resort good for families or couples and close to city for shopping

Edna A.
October 15, 2012
lovely hotel
seafront view
We had a walk during the day beside the sea. The air was clean and cold. Indeed our stay was a very relaxing one with our age.Hope to stay again at this hotel. For sure I'll recommend this hotel to my friends and relatives.

christopher T.
United States
October 13, 2012
Superb hotel, excellent staff
location, ease of
Easily one of the nicest 2 hotels in metro Davao. The staff is also a pleasure to deal with and the security gives you a feeling of safety and relaxation. The breakfast buffet is also very nice and the pool area is lovely as well.

Horst B.
October 10, 2012
great hotel and service with a smile
nice swimming pool and restaurant
the hotel staffs are very polite and well educated the service. The buffet is quite good. The room is spacious and nicely decorated. I would certainly recommend this hotel & if I were ever in Phil would stay again.

Martin M.
October 08, 2012
The only first class beach resort within the city
Spacious resort fronting the beach, Spacious rooms with relaxing pool, beach and garden view
this is the 5th time i've stayed in waterfront, i always made it a point to visit this hotel before i leave davao. this is the only place where you get to enjoy the nature feel of a beach resort while still being within city's reach for my work. this is a great place to relax and unwind after a hard day's work.