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Excellent 8.7
Based on 1366 reviews

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based on 1366 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.1
  • Facilities 9.1
  • Location 8.6
  • Room Comfort/Standard 9.1
  • Service 8.9
  • Value for money 7.9
  • Food/Dining 8.4

Kathryn L. from Philippines
Stayed 2 nights in December 2012
Great beach, amenities and friendly staff
Great beach, restaurants and bars with superb ambiance
We are overall very satisfied with our stay. A little disappointment was even when we specified 3 adults in a bedroom, they were not able to give an extra bed when we arrived. There was a minor incident with my mom in the beach and the nurses and staff were very helpful. We love the beach for its variety of fish available without going too far. Food and ambiance of all restaurants are great. Great location for family and honeymooners.
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Jennifer M. from Philippines
Stayed 3 nights in February 2013
Lovely Hotel
everything you need is right there
The most gorgeous hotel I've ever been to. Nice room, nice view, nice food. Everything is nice
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Kyle S. from United States
Stayed 3 nights in February 2013
Best hotel ever
Excellent food, staff, beach, activities, grounds
Not much to complain about here. The staff is excellent, they were always very helpful and spoke english very well. The food was amazing. The breakfast buffet has plenty of delicious and fresh food, and they have several restaurants on the grounds to choose from. The beach was great, plenty of cabanas and places to lay out with some nice snorkeling in the water. The hotel has plenty of activities they organize many of them offered for free. The pitch and put golf course was a lot of fun and they have the best miniature golf I have seen at a hotel.
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Remedios A. from United States
Stayed one night in February 2013
The best hotel in Mactan City
Very nice beach and clean.
I enjoyed every moment of our stay in this hotel. We felt so pampered and secure area.
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Leigh H. from Australia
Families with young children
Stayed 3 nights in February 2013
Busy during Chinese New Year
Beach, swimming pool
enjoyed scnorkelling on the private beach. offered the value package upon check in, it worth to pay extra which includes all non mortorised activities and buffet dinner at tide restaurant each night. our son tried first scuba diving lesson at the swimming pool and the beach. there were a lot of korean guests during our stay. it was too busy at the restaurant because of cny. recommend to book the restaurant ahead.
Reviewed February 22, 2013

Jurine R. from Philippines
Stayed one night in February 2013
very relaxing ambiance
the beach was great
we were supposed to go with our little girl, but plans changed on the last minute. she would have enjoyed the kiddie pool and activity zone. anyhow, my husband and i enjoyed the time we had together, just the two of us. we enjoyed snorkeling, swimming and just lounging in the poolside and beachfront. we love the dinner we had at cowrie cove and the breakfast buffet was also sumptuous.
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Craig A. from New Zealand
Families with young children
Stayed 4 nights in February 2013
Fantastic Resort Experience
Facilities and staff are superb
We found this hotel exceeded our expectations, which were high as it is expensive. Staff and facilities are excellent and we didn't need to leave the resort. Beach, pool and kids facilities kept us entertained all day. We found the staff amazing - friendly, helpful and professional even with the resort bveing fulll fior Chinese New Year. Beacxh and marine reserve at the hotel is brilliant - colourful fish and great snorkelling just metres from your deck chair. On the "con" side the room are dated and need a refurbishement (which we are told is coming in April). Still celan, very confortable and great amenities, but just need an update. See tip below for island hoppping and snorkelling prices. Also the hotel has a vacation package you can upgarde to. It was SGD93 for unlimited non-moterised water sports, laundry and evening buffet (kids free) each day. If you are into sailing, canoeing, snorkelling etc etc it is great value.
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Phaik O. from Malaysia
Stayed 4 nights in February 2013
"Lovely hotel & Service with a smile
The hotel was very beautifully landscaped & had a relaxing atmosphere, the Cowri Cove Restaurant was stunning & food exceptional.
shangrila mactan made our"get away" holiday really restive during chinese new year...the scenery, clear & unspoilt water around the mactan shelf was stunning & the staff of shangrila with their eager to please demeanor & ever ready smiles made our stay even more pleasant. 1)cowri cove restaurant is a must try, food is wonderful & scenery even better although the prices are somewhat expensive. 2)we recommend trying the italian restaurant "aqua" too..the "tiramisu" was delightful. 3)the tea leaf chinese restaurant is dissapointing and substandard..everything we ordered was substandard because they ran out of ingredients & yet continued to serve dishes we ordered without informing us that they had run out of the ingredients. the spa massage was very expensive and not as good as the massage we had at "chi spa" in shangrila chiang mai in thailand which we pre-booked at a discounted rate & enjoyed recently in november 2012. the massuea in chiang mai were more experienced and professional with just the right touch, i kept having to tell my masseau here that she was too light & i couldnt feel the husband had the same complaint...the massage was just not worth the money and we had a better massage later at the airport for a pittance of what we paid for at mactan.
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Karen Y. from Singapore
Business travelers
Stayed 4 nights in February 2013
Great Hotel with great service
Everything is prepared for. No worries during stay
the stay that the hotel was wonderful and i was not disappointed by it. the only downside is that it is on the expensive side. however, the price was definitely worth it.
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Riyah V. from Philippines
Stayed one night in February 2013
Friendly staff and nice food
Staff, location, food
we went to shangrila because it's my 30th birthday. we booked around 3pm and our room was upgraded to panorama ocean view. we had a great view from our balcony of the ocean. nice twin bed but the room is quite small. love the toiletries because it's l'occitane. the staff are very friendy and always greets you. we tried also their fitness and tried their jacuzzi very relaxing. there's a variety of choices in tides when we had our breakfast. its just that there are so many people the time we went because its chinese new year. overall my stay was great.
Reviewed February 14, 2013