2015
Very good 7.6
Based on 215 reviews

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About Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center

Description

The heavenly tranquil area of Coron is truly the ideal place for the perfect escape. Residing within such a peaceful location is this cozy resort, offering comforting rooms for guests to fall back and unwind in. Numerous scenic areas are located nearby, including the Site Pecados, Kayangan Lake, Twin Lagoon, 91 Beach, Banol Beach, and many more. After a full exhausting day of adventure, be sure to freshen up and rejuvenate with a tasteful meal in the on-site restaurant. For customers’ convenience, the resort also offers laundry service and Internet access. If you are seeking the ideal base to rest while exploring Coron, then you must highly consider Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center as one of your top choices.
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Features

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car park
  • Shuttle service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Diving
  • Garden
  • Massage(s)
  • Tours
  • Water sports (non-motorized)

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurant(s)

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Access

  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • German
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Policies

Reception is open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sundays to Thursdays and from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Fridays and Holiday Eves. Guests arriving outside these hours are requested to contact the property directly prior to arrival so alternative arrangements can be made.

Guests must provide a valid form of government regulated identification (eg. passport, ID card, driver’s license, etc.) upon check-in.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-8 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 8 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 300 PHP
Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 5 USD
Check-In From: 11:00AM
Check-Out Until: 11:00AM
Distance from City Center: 3 km
Distance to Airport: 28 km
Internet Usage Fee: 0 USD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 17
Parking Fee (per day): 0 USD
Reception Open Until: 11:00PM
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 40
Year Hotel Built: 2010
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2015
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Recent customer comments

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Very good



based on 215 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.7
  • Facilities 7.2
  • Location 7.7
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.8
  • Service 7.7
  • Value for money 7.5
  • Food/Dining 7.1
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Sarah from United Kingdom
Group
Family Cottage
Stayed 8 nights in September 2016
Great base for divers
Great base for divers and the staff knew what they were doing.
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Sarah from United Kingdom
Group
Native Cottage
Stayed 8 nights in September 2016
Ok for Philipines but not when compared to others.
Ok value. Charging you for everything including getting back to the main island, kayaking and water. Wifi is weak and only in the main area. Food ok, service and communication between staff is sometimes poor. Needs a refurb in the cottage rooms. Compared to Bali and Thailand poorer value for money. Compared to Philipines, it was ok. Should charge a little extra for breakfast and to have free water in the rooms.
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Andrew from United States
Solo traveler
Native Cottage
Stayed 3 nights in August 2016
Remote and Beautiful
I went for a few days of wreck diving and hot springs.beautiful remote island with friendly staff and basic accommodation..Excellent diving medium to advanced divers
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Rahul from India
Family with young children
Standard Air Conditioning
Stayed 4 nights in July 2016
Coron resort
Overall a very good stay a excellent staff..we loved our four day stay in the discovery island resort
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Ben from Philippines
Family with young children
Standard Air-conditioned Room
Stayed 3 nights in July 2016
Awesome location, Wonderful Staff, Fantastic stay!
Our stay was simply awesome. The staff here are absolutely wonderful and just so friendly and accommodating. I really felt as if we became friends and the island felt like our second home for the 4 days we were there. We were travelling with our 1 year, 10 month old daughter and the staff did everything to accommodate us even helping entertain and play with our daughter. The food in the restaurant is really good. With a menu as diverse as Thai, Indian, Filipino, Korean and Italian, I wasn't sure if they could pull it off, but they did. The only feedback I have is that the deluxe room should include a kettle, some cups and cutlery... A fridge would also be great but, all in all, not a huge deal. The boat ride to Coron is only 5 mins, however we chose to spend each night in the resort restaurant and bar as not only is the food good but it's very reasonably priced! All in all a wonderful stay thanks to the awesome, friendly staff at Discovery.
Reviewed July 08, 2016

FIONA from Singapore
Family with older children
Native Cottage
Stayed 6 nights in June 2016
First snorkelling holiday in Philippines
Being our first time in Philippines, Coron is definitely the best snorkeling choice with so many gorgeous coral reefs. All the staff of Discovery Resort were very friendly which makes our family of 6 stay a lot more pleasant. Although the food served in the only restaurant are delicious but having most of our 3 meals during our 7 days stay, the restaurant would perhaps consider increasing the food selection. Having a electric kettle in the room would be a nice touch to enjoy a hot drink sitting outside the room and enjoying the sea view. On the whole, all of us had a wonderful stay with Discovery Resort. Would highly recommend our friends to this resort:)
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Carla from Philippines
Couple
Native Cottage
Stayed 3 nights in May 2016
R&R
Best resort to stay in at Coron.
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Sakib from Bangladesh
Couple
Family Cottage
Stayed 5 nights in May 2016
Fantastic!
A mix of island life with quick access to the town only about 10 minutes. Price is competitive with a very friendly staff! I would suggest to stay here if you want both an island experience and access to variety of food plus cheaper tour operators in the town
Reviewed May 13, 2016

Peter from Australia
Group
Family Cottage
Stayed 7 nights in April 2016
Needs a bit of work
Great two weeks, one week each with two groups of 3 friends each... Needs a bit of work on the plumbing and sewerage systems... That said the place IS in a developing tourism area of the Philippines and will become / is becoming better ... Better facilities at Busulang Airport e.g. WiFi.... will encourage development...
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Emma from United Kingdom
Couple
Standard Air Conditioning
Stayed 9 nights in January 2016
Over rated and not worth the money
The staff were excellent and the location is excellent.
The hotel is advertised as modern rooms, and this is not a fair reflection of the hotel. The rooms are basic, and not very clean. There is no hot water and you will get charged extra for additional towels. The food is OK, but they run out of lots of the menu, and it gets very boring... If you are heading to Coron, you need to bear this in mind. I believe it is overpriced and overrated. The dive centre is shoddy and not very professional, but the guides are good.
Reviewed January 22, 2016



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