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Samal Island Huts

Purok 2 Barangay Caliclic, Babak District - Samal Island, Davao City, Philippines 8118

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Arthur J. Couples United States of America, March 3, 2014
Fantastic Stay!! Highly Recommended! What a gem

The room. The location. The food/service
We absolutely loved this place. After a poor stay at a hotel in the city, this was a welcome refuge. The location is gorgeous..tucked away by itself inside a coconut grove with beautiful flora, a nice little swimming pool, relaxing chairs and a large romantic swing. There is an immaculately-kept open air kitchen/cafe/bar with the feeling of home combined with a nice little collection of wines/local brew and a well-rounded menu of custom prepared meals created by a very friendly chef named Anton. The food is cooked to order and brought right to your porch table along with fresh native fruit, and it is all delicious! The suite(hut) we stayed in was clean as a whistle, with a huge comfortable bed, a nice fridge, huge bathroom, great quiet ac, and a wall-mounted LCD cable TV. It is all made out of native bamboo and is spacious, unique and beautiful. The staff is wonderful and will gladly take care of any needs. You are truly treated like a special guest. There are several beach resorts nearby or you can spend a quiet relaxing day by the pool or take the ferry into the city to shop the several malls. Just a treat of a place and a fantastic value. VERY relaxing! I want to especially thank the owners PJ and Kim for their terrific hospitality and Anton for the tasty food and great service, making this a very memorable stay. Looking forward to going back again soon. And if you are considering booking a hut at this little tropical getaway, you won't be disappointed.
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Jeremiah J. Couples Philippines, January 17, 2014
Very relaxing place

Quiet, peaceful and relaxing location
Very serene and relax place. The owners and the staffs were very friendly. They even offered someone to assists us on the Samal Island tour. I will definitely recommend this place.
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Jennelyn N. Couples Philippines, December 13, 2013
one of the greatest!

food, cleanliness and staff performance
cozy place, sumptuous food, friendly staff and the best thing of all it's super affordable! we'd definitely go back here. :)
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Martin E. Couples United Kingdom, December 8, 2013
relaxing and informal

very friendly and obliging staff ; informal atmosphere ; interesting and enjoyable activities
We found Samal Huts clean, attractive, with friendly staff and excellent food. It is also very good value for money. We greatly enjoyed two separate motorbike trips arranged with the help of the hotel staff to quiet beaches on the east coast of Samal, and saw a lot of the island on the way there and back. I would agree with other reviewers that staying here has some of the qualities of staying with friends or family with a much more personal feel than many hotels.
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John P. Couples Philippines, November 22, 2013
quiet place

food, location, staff
it was okay.. our needs were attended to promptly by the staff.
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Arcy R. Families with young children Philippines, October 16, 2013
Relaxing Stay... Friendly Staff... Excellent Food!

Relaxing Stay... Friendly Staff... Excellent Food!
excellent! the owners are very accommodating, helpful, and friendly, as well as their staff. the food in their menu are really sumptuous, really good!
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David S. Couples Australia, October 9, 2013
Very nice relaxed

nice rooms quiet friendly staff
The stay in the the huts were really quiet and relaxing very nice rooms
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Alexander D. Couples Australia, September 24, 2013
loved it !!nice staff,good restful hotel,nice pool

good price,relaxing,good food,will stay again,thank you
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Nassir A. Couples United Arab Emirates, September 5, 2013
Feel like family house not a hotel

Great staff, helpful
Great, pj n Kim r greate , treate you as family , very helpful , ......... . . . . . . . . . . .
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Patricia C. Couples Philippines, September 3, 2013

Owners, diving, clean large rooms
Just fantastic! One of the best resorts ive stayed in here in the country. Also one of the best experiences in my entire life. :)
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