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8.6
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8.2
Excellent
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Excellent location
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  • SUP Tours Bohol0 m
  • Loboc Floating Restaurant510 m
  • Loboc Children Choir770 m
  • Loboc Church2.27 km
  • Loboc Adventure Park2.3 km
  • Loboc River Cruise2.35 km
  • Tarsier Conservation Area5.94 km
  • Loboc Manmade Forest6.65 km
  • Mahogany Forest6.77 km
  • Bamboo Hanging Bridge7.29 km
  • Free Wi-Fi

    Fox & Firefly Cottages

    SUP Tours Philippines Paddle Center, Barangay Valladolid,, Loboc, Bohol, Philippines, 6316 - See map
    "Staff were so accommodating and organized rides to and from the ferry and excursions at the last minute."
    Megan - April 13, 2016
    Exceptional service
    9.2 rating for service
    Excellent cleanliness
    8.7 rating for cleanliness
    Excellent facilities on premise
    8.4 facilities on premise
    Very good comfort
    7.9 room quality and comfort
    • Airport transfer

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Currency exchange

    • Balcony/terrace

    • Bar

    Property ranking|Compared to 1,137 Bohol properties
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    Service score
    9.2/10
    Review score - United States
    9.0/10
    Value for money score
    8.7/10
    Cleanliness score
    8.7/10
    Better than
    97
    %
    of Bohol properties
    Better than
    97
    %
    of Bohol properties
    Better than
    94
    %
    of Bohol properties
    Better than
    94
    %
    of Bohol properties
    Value for money8.7
    Distance to city center20.9 km
    Location rating8.2
    Nearest airportBohol–Panglao International Airport (TAG)
    Distance to airport28.8 km

    Rooms available at Fox & Firefly Cottages

    7.9
    Very good
    Room comfort & quality
    Standard
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    • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 1 queen bed
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    Mixed Dormitory
    Mixed Dormitory
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    • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 6 single beds & 1 bunk bed
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    Superior Room Double Bed
    Superior Room Double Bed
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    • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 1 queen bed
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    Superior Room Twin Beds
    Superior Room Twin Beds
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    • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
    • Garden view
    • 2 single beds
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                What people love about Fox & Firefly Cottages

                • 9.2
                  Exceptional
                  Staff 

                  "We stayed one night in Fox and Firefly : great location, lovely cottages and garden, good food and staff is sooo friendly!"

                  anais

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                  December 9, 2016

                • 9.2
                  Exceptional

                  "Loved everything about this property from the staff to the food and facilities."

                  Lauren

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                  June 25, 2018

                • 7.2
                  Very good

                  "We saw fireflies nearby and had our first SUP experience which was superb."

                  Graham

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                  February 9, 2018

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                9.6
                Exceptional

                "The food and drinks in the restaurant are delicious and the ..."

                Megan

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                April 16, 2018

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                7 mentions
                Housekeeping
                3 mentions

                What they offer

                7.2
                Very good

                "The restaurant is lovely and only one other couple was there..."

                Graham

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                February 9, 2018

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                Reviews of Fox & Firefly Cottages from real guests

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                8.6
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                10
                Cleanliness8.7
                Facilities8.4
                Location8.2
                Room comfort and quality7.9
                Service9.2
                Value for money8.7
                High score for Bohol
                Rating
                9+ Exceptional (35)
                8-9 Excellent (11)
                7-8 Very Good (11)
                6-7 Good (2)
                <6 Below Expectation (7)
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                Mar - May (20)
                Jun - Aug (9)
                Sep - Nov (20)
                Dec - Feb (17)
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                9.2
                Exceptional
                Christelle from China
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 4 nights in July 2018

                Great!”

                This place is wonderful, we will return again anytime. The room was small, but it has everything you need to get away from the crowd. The food was amazing, we didn’t eat anywhere else our entire stay! The barlady makes the best cocktails, and the prices are great. This is a little piece of heaven!

                Reviewed July 27, 2018
                9.2
                Exceptional
                Lauren from Australia
                Solo traveler
                Mixed Dormitory
                Stayed 3 nights in June 2018

                No negatives”

                Stayed in the dorm room as a solo traveller. Loved everything about this property from the staff to the food and facilities. The property is quiet and relaxing but very accessible by public bus or you can rent a scooter from reception for a reasonable price. Great to have the ability to fill up my water bottle with filtered water instead of buying more plastic and and restaurant provides stainless steel straws rather than plastic. Would definitely stay here again. Compared to the craziness of Panglao and Alona Beach, I much preferred this laidback atmosphere.

                Reviewed June 25, 2018
                9.6
                Exceptional
                Megan from Thailand
                Solo traveler
                Suite Cottage with view
                Stayed 2 nights in April 2018

                Relaxing riverside retreat”

                I stayed in one of the beautifully furnished suites which had lots of space, a great outdoor bathroom, and a lovely balcony overlooking rice fields. While there's no A/C, a fan is provided and sufficient as the cottage is fairly cool once the sun goes down. The food and drinks in the restaurant are delicious and the staff always friendly, some even making a point to call me by name. Relaxing in the hammocks by the emerald green river was bliss. I enjoyed the background noise of the village by day and the animals by night. I would recommend Fox & Firefly to anyone visiting Bohol and would certainly stay here again.

                Reviewed April 16, 2018
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Dainius from Lithuania
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 2 nights in April 2018

                Perfect place, perfect staff”

                Clean, silent calm place

                Reviewed April 07, 2018
                8.8
                Excellent
                cindy from Philippines
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 1 night in February 2018

                awesome place”

                very quiet and unique, peaceful and relax..

                Reviewed February 12, 2018
                7.2
                Very good
                Graham from Australia
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 1 night in September 2017

                Lovely to be by the river”

                We had a great time here. It is an adventure with outdoor bathrooms and grass chalets but worth it to be by the river. We saw fireflies nearby and had our first SUP experience which was superb. The restaurant is lovely and only one other couple was there so it was quiet and romantic.

                Reviewed February 09, 2018
                7.6
                Very good
                Connie from United Kingdom
                Solo traveler
                Mixed Dormitory
                Stayed 1 night in November 2017

                Quiet but nice”

                We were the only people in the restaurant at breakfast and dinner. The place was very nice with hospitable staff but we would have loved a pool.

                Reviewed November 20, 2017
                9.2
                Exceptional
                ENRIQUE from Spain
                Solo traveler
                Standard
                Stayed 2 nights in September 2017

                Charming place, and excellent service! ”

                They offer activities and give you all the advises that you need with a smile

                Reviewed September 23, 2017
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Evgenia from Russia
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 3 nights in March 2017

                Exceptional”

                a great experience of living in a bungalow, we love everything in it including the shared shower that made the unforgetable impression of being close to the nature. The great hotel, would like to thank the owner.

                Reviewed September 15, 2017
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Felix from Germany
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 1 night in February 2017

                Exceptional”

                This was the best accomodation that we had in 3 weeks in the philippines. The whole area is so relaxing and peaceful. They also offer great tours.

                Reviewed August 16, 2017
                8.0
                Excellent
                SIAU from Malaysia
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 2 nights in July 2017

                Very good”

                Nice setting, very clean and you can see fireflies even in the garden of the hotel itself. Stand up paddle activity is fun. Location is easy to find, can just take jeepney from Taglibaran for P27 per person and ask to be dropped off at Loboc market, walk for 10 mins from the main road. Many mosquitos so insect repellent will be very useful. The outdoor toilet and shower room is very exotic and cool.

                Reviewed July 11, 2017
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Fiip from Czech Republic
                Group
                Standard
                Stayed 3 nights in May 2017

                Peaceful place”

                We spent 3 nights in the hotel, enjoying our rest. The staff were very nice and helpful. We recommend rent a scooter and explore the surroundings and try the Paddle Board !

                Reviewed May 28, 2017
                4.8
                Richard from United Kingdom
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 1 night in May 2017

                Overpriced”

                Very basic accommodation in standard double room with no aircon. Especially basic shared bathroom with outdoor shower and toilet. Expensive price relative to other accommodation of the same standard in The Philippines. Restaurant also quite expensive, so we walked into Loboc instead (about 1-2km). Disappointed staff didn't help my wife and I get our heavy suitcases to the end of the road (partially unpaved) for a jeepney when we were leaving.

                Reviewed May 15, 2017
                2.8
                Gabriel from Brazil
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 2 nights in May 2017

                Nothing good”

                I don't recommend this place. There are just 2 bathrooms for 5 cottages, no hot water, no pressure for shower. Cottages pretty hot, lots of mosquitos, unconfortable mattress and dirty linen. Very expensive! Stand up paddle 800 pesos per hour, just 1 omelet with just tomato 180 pesos, etc. We thought that would be good for relax in the middle of nature, but it's not truth, lots of noise around, constructions, lot of motorbikes passing in the front street, not beautifull area, nothing to do.

                Reviewed May 13, 2017
                9.2
                Exceptional
                Jaime from Philippines
                Solo traveler
                Mixed Dormitory
                Stayed 1 night in April 2017

                For those want to get a good sense of calm.”

                I've only stayed in the cottages for one night but I think that's more than enough for me to be fully satisfied with my accommodation. The entire place gives off a warm calming vibe, especially with its strategic location in the middle of a natural paradise that is the Loboc River area. The dorm is okay and the beds are each equipped with its own mosquito net. It's very well ventilated as the cool evening breeze comes in as we sleep. It is unfortunate that I wasn't able to make the most out of this place but I hope I could get that chance when I return here in the near future.

                Reviewed May 01, 2017
                10.0
                Exceptional
                MASANORI from Philippines
                Solo traveler
                Mixed Dormitory
                Stayed 3 nights in March 2017

                Beautiful and Clean accomodation, Great outdoor experience ready, Friendly staffs, Good Foods”

                I had one of the most memorable experience here. Accommodation was good. I did not have much problem with mosquito because of net provided and I also used my Off lotion. It was very clean and comfortable inside. There is no aircon but there are 2 electric fans. Location was good riverside to do Stand Up Paddle activity which SUP named after. It was great to be able to rent motorcycle to go around Chocolate hills etc. I really had great motorcycle travel around even at occasional raining too. Staffs are really friendly. I thank to all; Receptionists, Restaurant staffs, Cleaning and maintenance staffs and especially Paddle instructor John Ray. I had great Outdoor experience even I was very beginner of Paddle. I met Troy and he was kind too. It was beautiful surrounding with great nature. I was very happy to find fireflies inside and outside the cottage. I found foods are little expensive but quality is just great. So I think it is reasonable. Thank you everyone at the Fox and Firefly Cottages for making my Bohol travel really wonderful!

                Reviewed April 05, 2017
                7.2
                Very good
                Steven from United States
                Solo traveler
                Mixed Dormitory
                Stayed 1 night in March 2017

                Woodsy outdoor bathrooms and plants are actually great”

                Really gives the Right feeling of staying on a river, but I slept great

                Reviewed April 03, 2017
                9.6
                Exceptional
                Christine from United States
                Couple
                Standard
                Stayed 2 nights in December 2016

                Away from the Hustle and Bustle ”

                Fox & Firefly Cottages felt like an oasis from the hustle and bustle of more touristy areas. At this point in the trip, we had experienced the beaches of the Philippines. We wanted to move inland and experience something off the beaten path. Fox & Firefly Cottages offered just that. Situated right next to the Loboc River and down a dirt path road, we were greeted by staff of the cottages with warm and friendly smiles. They showed us around the premises, pointing out the onsite restaurant (food is wonderful), open air bathroom and showers (beautifully decorated with native plants and one of my favorite parts about this place), and our cottage. We read books in our hammock on the front porch, wrote in our journals while enjoying coffee at the restaurant, and watched the stars on the dock. We enjoyed the night time firefly SUP tour. This was our first time paddle boarding and we did just fine! The tour is peaceful and a unique experience. Being able to rent scooters onsite was a bonus! We really appreciate the hospitality we were shown and highly recommend this place for future visitors.

                Reviewed February 22, 2017
                9.2
                Exceptional
                Agata from Philippines
                Solo traveler
                Mixed Dormitory
                Stayed 2 nights in January 2017

                Good value for money”

                Nice place with good ambiance, a bit outside of the town but within walking distance. The restaurant is nice to hang out but really overpriced.

                Reviewed January 20, 2017
                9.6
                Exceptional
                Riccardo
                Group
                Mixed Dormitory
                Stayed 2 nights in December 2016

                Beautiful place”

                The place is nice and so peaceful.The staff is very friendly and everything was clean.

                Reviewed December 14, 2016
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