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  • Private beach

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

  • Balcony/terrace

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Cleanliness8.3
Facilities6.5
Location8.3
Room comfort and quality8.2
Service8.6
Value for money8.5
Food and dining7.6
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9.2
kiel from United States
Couple
Stayed 14 nights in December 2016
What a great place to stay.
I am so thankful to the staff of the Tropico Scuba Diving Resort for their hospitality and service. They were very friendly, respectful, and polite. They had a vast knowledge of the local area and the water surrounding the resort. My fiance and I had a wonderful time and have every intention on staying here again every time we visit. We left with the feeling of being loved like family and appreciated as a very valued customer. Thank you so very much Tropico Staff.
Reviewed December 29, 2016
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6.0
Douglas from United States
Couple
Room 4
Stayed 3 nights in March 2016
Neat room, it went down hill from there.
Very smoky place, every employee smokes, even in the restaurant. The one good thing is their good WiFi. It is 12 km from Dumagete-700pp from airport, ½ hour travel. There are only 4 guest rooms- number 4 is on the end with a great view of the sea, neat decor. FAN only – no TV. Rustic, Toilet is a must pour in water by bucket, you shower only in the afternoon for warm water or it is a cold shower. For you. This is not a place for a non-smoker, all common areas were filled with smoke most of the time from all the workers and guests. The owner smoked before every dive movement prepping or otherwise. If you like breakfast, this was limited to basic bread, cold scrambled eggs and bacon. If you did not prefer the buffet then you could order an omelette and pay for it additionally. The "made to order breakfast" stated in the menu was to have eggs, hashbrowns and toast, but eggs were the only available item. Keep in mind this resort is away from other food options This was a very hard resort to find, and arriving at night was even more difficult. A worker forgot to turn on the lighted resort sign on the highway, when he left for home. We spent 20 minutes searching for the resort in the dark. Very frustrating. The best thing was the hamburgers were good. There is a TV in the common area and you have some choice in what you watch. Diving is not safe, no briefing at all, negative boyancy needed for water entry. We asked about Thermalclines & what suit to wear, no info given, what we got was a bad attitude.
Reviewed May 15, 2016
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8.0
LIAU from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in April 2016
small and quiet
if you wound like a comfortable, quiet and laid-back diving vocation, this is a right place for you, enthusiasm boss, nice boat, nice crew, nice dive guide , nice dive site, i enjoy my time here. Depot is a fabulous dive site, house reef have a giant hard coral, just beware of the Titan trigger fish.
Reviewed May 04, 2016
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9.7
Sean from United States
Solo traveler
Room 4
Stayed 2 nights in August 2014
Great and friendly service
Friendly and relaxed atmosphere, talking about diving with the dive master,
I was at the resort for only 3 days / 2 nights, but I wish that it had been a longer stay. I didn't have time for any diving because I had other commitments, but I will schedule a dive (my first) the next time that I am in the area. Talking with the owner about his courses and the local reefs made me very interested in that. He is passionate and very knowledgable about the local area and diving. His pictures / videos of previous dives are amazing. The owner and the staff were very kind and welcoming. They were always happy to help and they were always smiling. I've stayed at other hotels in the area and the staff of this hotel was the first one which seemed interested in talking story and taking an interest in each of the people who stays there. Dumaguete is called the "City of Gentle People" because of people like the ones who own this resort. The decor of the resort, as mentioned earlier, is that of a pirate ship. The owner put a lot of time and effort into each piece used and it is very evident. If you're interested in pirates or history, this is a resort worth visiting. The decor gives the resort an ambiance and atmosphere that other (larger) resorts lack. Overall, I was very pleased with my stay here and I would recommend it without any second thoughts to friends who were interested in visiting the area.
Reviewed August 04, 2014
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9.7
Thomas from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in June 2014
Excellent facility for diving and fun
The staff both dive abd hotel were excellent. Great location close to town and on the water. Great dive boat, like a pirate ship.
Very nice. Couldn't be happier. Plan to return next spring.
Reviewed July 11, 2014
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9.7
Luis from United States
Family with teens
Stayed 1 night in June 2014
Affordable, Clean, And A Lot Of Fun
Pirate Themed Resort
Simply put... had an awesome time (even decided to stay longer). Place looks like a Spanish garrison on the Caribbean, they even have cannons and a pirate styled banca ship! I'm a disabled traveler, not only my room, shower & toilet... but every room in the inn, the tavern, public restrooms, business center/classroom is all wheelchair accessible. Even has a ramp going right into the water. Resort isn't big, but it is off the highway & walled... so it is private, quiet, and overlooks the water. Bring enough family and/or friends, and the place will be yours. Walking distance from the Tampi/San Jose ferry, 15+ minutes from the airport, and 20 or 30 minutes to Dumaguete or Tanjay. Would I go back? In a heartbeat!
Reviewed July 10, 2014
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8.3
Sharon from United States
Family with teens
Room 2 or 3
Stayed 1 night in June 2014
Great Adventure Experience
SCUBA diving snorkeling
We arrived at the Dumaguete airport from a long & tiring flight, and someone from Tropico was there with a sign with my name on it and a big smile on their face. I was happy to see them there to pick us up, get our luggage, and take us to Tropico. In 15 minutes they drove us there to Tropico, then down the driveway to the resort by the ocean. They put our luggage in our rooms for us, we were already checked-in to our rooms, and had wonderfully cold fruit drinks waiting for us in a gazebo over looking the water. Being 20 minutes out of the big cities was so much more quiet and relaxing, but close enough to not miss anything. The guys were busy cramming the next 4 days to get their PADI open water diving certs, and they passed with flying colors. Did some swimming and snorkeling myself. The ship is amazing! What a great experience. I went to Dumaguete and Tanjay to sight see and shop. We had a great time and can't wait to go back.
Reviewed June 23, 2014
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9.3
murray from United States
Solo traveler
Room 2 or 3
Stayed 1 night in July 2013
Pirates of the Phillipines.
Pirates, Location, Water.
I will be back as soon as work will allow, I just need to find away to get away.
Reviewed August 01, 2013
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8.3
Catherine from France
Couple
Room 2 or 3
Stayed 2 nights in May 2014
Très bon rapport qualité prix, patron super,
Endroit idéal pour faire de la plongée
L'hotel est neuf, les chambres sont propres et soignées. Pour le prix c'est un excellent choix. Equipement de dernier cri pour la plongée, si vous voulez faire de la plongée c'est vraiment l'endroit idéal et aussi bien le bateau que les équipements tout est neuf et de haute qualité. A déplorer néanmoins: pas de plage à proprement dite. Un tout petit bout mais recouvert à marée haute. Pas de transats. Endroits pas du tout idéal avec des enfants en bas âges. Par contre le patron et sa femme sont très à l'écoute, on peut leur demander n'importe quoi ils font tout pour satisfaire le client. Endroit très calme et perdu, pas de shopping, pas de distributeur et ne prennent pas la CB, par contre départ pour les Twin lakes, des grottes, ext..et possiblité d'aller à Dumaguete City en bus pour 20 pesos y compris pour l'aéroport.
Reviewed May 19, 2014
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7.7
HIDEYOSHI from Japan
Solo traveler
Stayed 5 nights in January 2016
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スタッフがフレンドリー、オーナーが話好き、ダイビングしている姿をビデオ撮りしてもらった。
オーナーの身の上話が大変面白かった。(但し英語であったが。)
Reviewed January 11, 2016
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