Papa Freds Beach Resort
Papa Freds Beach Resort
Papa Freds Beach Resort
Papa Freds Beach Resort
Papa Freds Beach Resort
Papa Freds Beach Resort
Papa Freds Beach Resort
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7.9

Very good

614 reviews

614 reviews

Housekeeping28
View12
Beach6

Had a great stay.

Iris
- Nov 29, 2021
Highly rated by guests – 94% would recommend
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8.5

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 10 meters to the beach
Popular neighborhood
Parking
Available
Popular landmarks
Sabang Beach 180 m
Hundura Beach 3.5 km
Tabinay Beach 4.0 km
Aninuan Falls 4.3 km
Tamaraw Waterfalls 4.8 km
White Beach 8.3 km
Aninuan Beach 9.2 km
Talipanan Beach 9.7 km
Tukuran Falls 10.8 km
Mt Malasimbo 11.5 km
Nearby landmarks
Eddie's Place 50 m
Sunshine Coast 50 m
Seaquest 50 m
Janelle's Souvenir Shop 130 m
Reflex zone 130 m
Western Union Sabang 130 m
Village Mini Mart 150 m
Castillo Store 150 m
Villa Sabang Money Changer 150 m
Tourist Center 160 m
Free Wi-Fi

Papa Freds Beach Resort

Sabang Beach Walk, Sabang, Puerto Galera, Philippines, 5203 - See map
Wellness
Everything you need for a rejuvenating retreat for both body and spirit.
Spa & Beauty
Massage
Eco & Adventure
Canoeing
Hiking
Workout and Leisure
Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Airport transfer

  • 10 meters to the beach

  • Currency exchange

  • Located in heart of Puerto Galera

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Bicycle rental

Pets allowed

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Fitness center

Car park

Shuttle service

Cheaper than 95% of all properties in Puerto Galera in the last 24 hoursCompared to 176 Puerto Galera properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money7.9
Distance to city center0.1 km
Location rating8.5
Nearest airportCalapan City Airport (CPP)
Distance to airport26.3 km

Rooms available at Papa Freds Beach Resort

Very good
Room comfort & quality

7.9

Vip Sea View Double
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe Studio
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  • Room size: 38 m²/409 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Beach Front
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Beach view
  • 1 king bed
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King Room with Sea View
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  • Room size: 49 m²/527 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Double Room with Sea View
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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Deluxe Double Room with Balcony
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Double Room with Balcony
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Room, Beachfront
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  • Shower
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Papa Freds Beach Resort?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Papa Freds Beach Resort?

Papa Freds Beach Resort is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 7000 PHP. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Papa Freds Beach Resort has a car park right on site for maximum convenience.

What are my dining options at Papa Freds Beach Resort?

Papa Freds Beach Resort features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

What is the smoking policy at Papa Freds Beach Resort?

Papa Freds Beach Resort does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

What restaurants are nearby Papa Freds Beach Resort?

Papa Freds Beach Resort is located in Sabang, famous for good restaurants such as Papa Fred's Steakhouse, Relax Thai Restaurant and Capt'n Gregg's Divers Lodge.

What are popular attractions near Papa Freds Beach Resort?

Guests at Papa Freds Beach Resort can easily visit Eddie's Place, Castillo Store and GPLP located in the Sabang area.

What popular beaches are close to Papa Freds Beach Resort?

Guests at Papa Freds Beach Resort can easily visit Sabang Beach, Coco Beach and Big La Laguna in the Sabang area.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Papa Freds Beach Resort?

Papa Freds Beach Resort is located in the Sabang area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Telegraph Point.

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What people love about Papa Freds Beach Resort

  • 8.8

    Excellent

    "Had a great stay."

    Iris

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    November 29, 2021

  • 8.8

    Excellent

    "Staffs are very helpful to all our queries, they help us to get the easiest way to visit the whole area."

    Iris

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    November 29, 2021

  • 8.4

    Excellent

    "Room is cozy and clean staff are so friendly the hotel has a beautiful view western food style is good."

    tran

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    November 25, 2021

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Cheapest price score
Room comfort score
7.9/10
Location score
8.5/10
Room size
30 sqm.
Better than
95
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88
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Better than
82
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Bigger than
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Overall rating:

7.9

Very good
614 reviews
Cleanliness
8.0
Facilities
7.4
Location
8.5
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What travelers say they love:
Staff is professional and really friendly.
FRANCISCO from Spain
Solo traveler
More about Papa Freds Beach Resort

More about Papa Freds Beach Resort

Papa Freds Beach Resort, located in Sabang, Puerto Galera, is a popular choice for travelers. Situated only 0.1 km from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Papa Freds Beach Resort offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there are free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, portable wi-fi rental, private check in/check out.

Experience high quality room facilities during your stay here. Some rooms include television LCD/plasma screen, mirror, private entrance, towels, private pool, provided to help guests recharge after a long day. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as boats, outdoor pool, diving, fishing, massage. Papa Freds Beach Resort is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Puerto Galera.

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Amenities and facilities
Very good
Facilities

7.4

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

12 mentions

Food & Dining

11 mentions

Beach

10 mentions

Internet

6 mentions

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • German

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Wi-Fi [portable rental]
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Billiards
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Massage
  • Nightclub
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
  • Wind surfing

Cleanliness and safety

  • Breakfast in room
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Face coverings on staff
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurants
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Convenience store
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Doorman
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Playground

Access

  • Cat-friendly
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Shuttle service

Sports equipment rental

  • Bicycle rental

Available in all rooms

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Blackout curtains
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Free bottled water
  • Full kitchen
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe box
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Shower
  • Wi-Fi [free]
Location
Sabang Beach Walk, Sabang, Puerto Galera, Philippines, 5203
Excellent
Location

8.5

Airports

  • Calapan City Airport (CPP)
    26.3 km
  • Marinduque Airport (MRQ)
    93.5 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Misereor Clinic
    3.3 km

Convenience store

  • On-site
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Sabang Beach
    180 m
  • Hundura Beach
    3.5 km
  • Tabinay Beach
    4.0 km
  • Aninuan Falls
    4.3 km
  • Tamaraw Waterfalls
    4.8 km
  • White Beach
    8.3 km
  • Aninuan Beach
    9.2 km
  • Talipanan Beach
    9.7 km
  • Tukuran Falls
    10.8 km
  • Mt Malasimbo
    11.5 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Eddie's Place
    50 m
  • Sunshine Coast
    50 m
  • Seaquest
    50 m
  • Janelle's Souvenir Shop
    130 m
  • Reflex zone
    130 m
  • Western Union Sabang
    130 m
  • Village Mini Mart
    150 m
  • Castillo Store
    150 m
  • Villa Sabang Money Changer
    150 m
  • Tourist Center
    160 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 2-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until12:00

Getting around

  • Airport transfer fee7000 PHP
  • Distance from city center0.1 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)150

The property

  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors2
  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 12
  • Room voltage220
  • Year property opened2014
  • Most recent renovation2016

Reviews of Papa Freds Beach Resort from real guests

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7.9
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Cleanliness8.0
Facilities7.4
Location8.5
Room comfort and quality7.9
Service8.0
Value for money7.9
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7-8 Very Good (65)
6-7 Good (35)
<6 Below Expectation (55)
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Jun - Aug (96)
Sep - Nov (67)
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9.7
Exceptional
Teresita from Philippines
Solo traveler
Deluxe Double Room with Balcony
Stayed 2 nights in March 2016

Absolutely love this resort!”

the 3 best things were the design and quality of the room and bedsheets, towels, renovated & modern bathroom, modern aircon, large flatscreen tv great for watching movies, and the restaurant

My stay was fantastic. I already was so happy when I saw the great big lounging sofa on the clean, and colorful (tastefully done)veranda just outside my room. I loved my room with the care for high quality linens and towels. I was happy to see a small refridgerator filled with various food and drink at good prices. The safety deposit box worked excellently and made me feel at ease as I went boating, snorkeling and exploring around Puerto Galera. Malasimbo Festival brought me to Puerto Galera and my friends booked at another resort. My companion for Papa Freds couldnt make it but I enjoyed relaxing to movies when I stayed in at Papa Fred's. After returning from the festival late one night, I encountered the guard and this made me feel safe. I also chose this resort because it has a great restaurant. It serves the European food I enjoy. The location is central, convenient, and on the waters edge. I could easily access cheaper eats elsewhere if I wanted to do that. I rebooked another stay soon after returning to Manila. Thank you to the great staff Weng, Rosie, and Derrick who helped me arrange safe snorkeling and boating excursions at an affordable price. My Puerto Galera experience while staying at Papa Fred's was excellent. Thank you Papa Fred's !

Reviewed March 16, 2016

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8.4
Excellent
Rachele from Philippines
Couple
Vip Sea View Double
Stayed 2 nights in May 2018

Perfect for couple getaway!”

Location: Sabang is not as loud as the White Beach which has a lot of happenings at night. But it's better to swim at the White Beach. It has water activities such as banana boat, flying fish, jetski. Sabang on the other hand is more serene and relaxing. Scuba Diving is what the area boasts! For us, it's the perfect location for staycation specially that we have a wonderful suite at Papa Freds. *If you know how to ride a motorcycle, just rent one so you can go to the White Beach and at other areas of Puerto Galera. You can save so much with this! Room: Cleanliness could have been improved specially at the veranda area. But nevertheless, the room is big spacious and spacious! It actually exceeded our expectation. The interior is awesome! When we arrived, the Jacuzzi wasn't working so we have to report it. After an hour it was already fixed. Then here comes darkness, Jacuzzi under the stars with a glass of wine... What more can I ask for? Customer Service The manager at the check in counter was really nice and accommodating. It's such an easy check in process. She also helped us rent a motorcycle. Kuya, who fixed the Jacuzzi was also very nice and friendly. There's just this housekeeper who's like always irritated when she answers a question. Happened twice! I'm like, chill girl I'm just asking! Haha. And I can hear her talk as if the guest was not listening. I just don't want negativity so I let it pass. All in all we're so happy with our stay. And we'll for sure go back to runaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. My IG post have attracted a lot of my friends to visit the place and I'll for sure recommend it!

Reviewed May 15, 2018

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8.8
Excellent
Karl from Norway
Couple
Superior Room
Stayed 6 nights in April 2018

6 amazing days at Papa Freds”

We enjoyed so much our stay at Papa Freds in Sabang beach. We had a nice room with balcony. The room was bigger than we expected. We also enjoyed moments both in daytime and at night in the pool area. There are very comfortable sunbeds up there, and free towels. The restaurant was so nice too, especially on the top floor with an amazing view. We expected this to be a noisy place, but it was just so quiet and calm there. The staff was friendly and helpful. We would definitely like to go back to Papa Freds again some day.

Reviewed May 03, 2018

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9.2
Exceptional
Kakarl from Philippines
Group
Deluxe Beach Front
Stayed 2 nights in November 2018

SOLVE!”

we booked the deluxe ocean view room and it was so good and relaxing. the staff were very friendly, accomodating, helpful and honest. i even left my personal bag and they kept it. how ever some of the facilities were really good at the pictures but it was that nice when you it personally especially the private pool. there's no toiletries so better buy your own shampoo, body soap and toothbrush and toothpaste. they also offer good food at the steakhouse with a nice ambiance and nice view of the sabang beach. it was a solid stay at papa freds! thank you so much! 😍

Reviewed December 07, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
John from Australia
Couple
Deluxe Room
Stayed 4 nights in January 2017

More than expected 👍”

What a great surprise to see Papa Fred's . I was expecting just another beach side hotel but this was different. Upgrade to an apartment type room I found everything to be great . The location is about a 2 min walk from Sabang pier and on what I would say is the quieter side of the town allowing for quit peaceful nights . The room is cleaned everyday by really friendly staff who go out of their way to accommodate your needs . I would recommend this establishment to any of my friends and would certainly staff if visiting Sabang again. Well done ✅

Reviewed January 29, 2017

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9.2
Exceptional
Janet from Philippines
Family with teens
Deluxe Studio
Stayed 1 night in June 2018

Nice Hotel!”

Comfortable bed, walking distance from Sabang Terminal, great food at steak house, clean linens and friendly staff. Kudos to Papa Fred! Near the beach. However, the beach was not clean enough to enjoy.

Reviewed June 25, 2018

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8.8
Excellent
FRANCISCO from Spain
Solo traveler
Deluxe Room
Stayed 7 nights in January 2020

Great Staff. Great Owners Good place in Puerto Galera.”

Staff is professional and really friendly. They want to do that your stay there will be a good experience. Owners are always asking you if everything is ok and you need something else. If you request something to them. The response is immediate. Great place in Puerto Galera. Far enough of the nightlife. But at the same time close enough if you like to go partying. Everything is clean. Great job of the housekeeping ladies And if something doesn't work you only have to say it to the owners and then they are going to send someone to fix it at that time. Good place for stay in Puerto Galera.

Reviewed January 19, 2020

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9.7
Exceptional
Vincent from Netherlands
Couple
Deluxe Beach Front
Stayed 5 nights in May 2015

brand new room right at the beach/sea”

staff, dining, value for money

We had the VIP beach room at Papa Fred's Resort. Very nice room with all amenities. The staff - Wheng and her co worker were very friendly. Very much recommended, will be back!

Reviewed June 28, 2015

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9.2
Exceptional
Wolfgang from Philippines
Couple
Deluxe Room
Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

we had a nice time”

Nice room right at the beach of Sabang. Best is the excellent food at the restaurant. Thanks Fred for the enjoyable stay.

Reviewed February 09, 2018

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9.0
Exceptional
Ian from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe Beach Front
Stayed 4 nights in January 2016

Our stay at Papa Fred's”

Cleaniness, Staff friendly, value for money

Our stay at Papa Fred’s was excellent, exactly as advertised the staff very friendly, the cleanliness excellent the only downside in my opinion was the restaurant prices seemed extremely high for the Philippines, I do accept we were in a tourist area but feel still a little high.

Reviewed January 09, 2016

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7.2
Very good
Christopher from United States
Couple
Vip Sea View Double
Stayed 4 nights in December 2016

Very nice hotel. Just lousy city. Unless you're into scuba and need a girl.”

Stayed in the VIP suite. It's brand new. Very nice. Private pool. Huge flat screen tv. Jacuzzi that wasn't working. Beautiful view from balcony with loungers and HUGE papasan chair. Restaurant is pricey, but that's Sabang. I will admit it was one of the best dinners I've ever had in the provinces. Fresh crab, great filet mignon ( Papas is a steakhouse too), nice bottle of Argentine Malbec. A word about Sabang, it's primarily for scuba diving base and finding a girlie at night. The beach is not swimable, yuk. I booked there to be close to the ferry pier to return to Batangas, but weather forced the cancellation of the wooden bangkas for 3 days so had to shuttle 1.5 hours to Calapan pier for larger ferry. The weather was bad so there's not much else to do there. Sabang great for scuba base, looking for a girlie, not much else.

Reviewed January 06, 2017

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9.6
Exceptional
Simeon from Bulgaria
Solo traveler
Deluxe Room
Stayed 2 nights in February 2016

Perfect place”

1 minute from the port 1 minute from main street The best and fastest wi fi in all area The best food all Puerto Galera

Reviewed March 01, 2016

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8.0
Excellent
David from Australia
Group
Deluxe Room
Stayed 7 nights in December 2016

New Years fun”

We arrived only days after a typhoon had struck the Island. Significant damage had been done to the islands power and communications equipment. Papa Fred's had enabled backup generators and were one of the few resorts to have power available early. Despite the typhoons efforts we had a fabulous new year and enjoyed the stay at Papa Fred's and dining in the restaraunt ..... Will stay here again

Reviewed January 05, 2017

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10.0
Exceptional
Janet from Philippines
Group
Deluxe Room
Stayed 1 night in June 2018

Love it!”

Fresh linens, comfy beds, location is very near to terminal Papa Fred's Steak House is a must try. Food is great in reasonable price. Kudos to Papa Fred's!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

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8.8
Excellent
Rob from Philippines
Couple
Deluxe Studio
Stayed 1 night in August 2019

Excellent”

Pappa Freds was great right on the beach and the rooms were spacious.The kitchen could have done with a make over butI would definitely stay there again

Reviewed August 26, 2019

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8.4
Excellent
Rob from Philippines
Couple
Deluxe Studio
Stayed 1 night in August 2019

Excellent”

Right on the beach at Sabang, close to everything, friendly staff,24 hr security, rooms were very comfortable and a good size. We had dinner at the restaurant but the salmon was burnt and dry but everything else was pretty good. Our kitchen could do with an update.

Reviewed August 22, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Anthony from United States
Solo traveler
Deluxe Room
Stayed 3 nights in March 2019

Great choice for Sabang”

Great little hotel. All in one package. Great resto on the 2nd level, know for their outstanding steaks and seafood. Small, relaxing pool on the 3rd level. Rooms are clean, comfy, with refrigerators (at least in the Deluxe Rooms). Close to all the Sabang side bars and restos.

Reviewed March 11, 2019

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8.0
Excellent
Dara from Philippines
Group
Deluxe Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2018

Good service”

Good hotel in Sabang beachfront. Far from white beach (bathing), so good place for diving and snorkeling (Sabang). Food around are expensive but place and staff are good. Even better if they included toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrush etc) in room. But all in all, service is good. Thanks to staff and also to sir who offered us a motorcycle to rent 👌

Reviewed September 07, 2018

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8.4
Excellent
Babelyn from China
Family with young children
Deluxe Room
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016

Affordable accomodation in Sabang”

Sabang is the best place for diving. We stayed in this place for 2 nights. There is not so much activities for children. The room is clean but lack of rags. We asked for additional rags and the staffs provided some. The staffs are very helpful assisting us on everything we need and giving us most of the affordable deal. They did not provide hair blower and shampoo. Overall our stay there was great.

Reviewed August 30, 2016

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9.3
Exceptional
Jason from United States
Solo traveler
Deluxe Room
Stayed 3 nights in June 2015

Good place”

Food,beach front location and the staff

Very good western food. Very good. The only drawbacks were the weak internet signal in my room (my nephews room had a strong signal though) and that the hot water in the shower was not hot. Otherwise, it is a good place to srtay if you are in Sabang.

Reviewed June 30, 2015

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