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El Galleon Beach Resort & Hotel

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  • Excellent48%
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“point bar”(36 reviews)
“asia divers”(84 reviews)
“dive operation”(29 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This was a trip I planned at the last minute and, although they had lots of guests, the management was able to find us an outstanding accommodation. In addition to the great food and hotel service the dive facilities were first rate. Their dive "pier"...More

1  Thank mcarberry2017
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed at El Galleon as part of a diving trip using Asia Divers. The staff were really welcoming and always in hand to help. The food was amazing with a great choice. I would recommend the specials as they were delicious. The room was...More

1  Thank alexbooth
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Amazing resort went for the diving but the staff, service and food at all levels was fantastic. Arrived very late at night to be greeted by 2 of the dive instructors and resort manager who had keep the kitchen open in case we would like...More

Thank Rae1953
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Pros: 1. Air-conditioning unit was great, cooled the room extremely well. Fridge well stocked. 2. The restaurant and bar area looked reasonably nice, hotel directly beside the sea which had great view and very pleasant area to stay in. 3. Double bed and single bed...More

1  Thank simonmoto
Response from Octopus_55_56, Owner at El Galleon Beach Resort & HotelResponded 18 April 2017

Sounds like the housekeeping did not keep up to their usual standard. We are always trying hard to keep our rooms clean a tidy. The fact they missed a used condom is certainly disgusting and unacceptable. I am not sure what room you had but...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

The staff were all great. Food is amazing. The rooms are okay as far as diver resorts go. There is no benchmark to North American hotels so don't even think about that. This place is a diving paradise and the staff of the resort make...More

Thank Darron F
Response from Octopus_55_56, Owner at El Galleon Beach Resort & HotelResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for your review and we do appreciate and take note of your comments. Yes, WiFi, this is a very difficult subject. We here at El Galleon spend US$1,360 a month for just 10mbps, we can't get more even if we wanted to pay...More

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US$53 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$53 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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tristyn2017
9 January 2018|
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Response from TiberiuDL | Reviewed this property |
El Galleon is where Asia Divers business is, a scuba training and PADI diving certification resort. I am familiar only with the shore diving site where they do the open-water scuba training. All other diving sites are a... More
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paul a
15 December 2016|
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Response from Leon V | Reviewed this property |
Hello Paul, We booked breakfast only, but you can also book 'full board'. There meals are not very expensive, and there is good choice in as well small menue, as in diner; You should count on approximately 3 hours to get... More
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David S
18 November 2016|
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Response from Octopus_55_56 | Property representative |
Hi David, Yes El Galleon has a breakfast buffet and if you wish you can order from the menu as well. The buffet is around P385 which is about A$9. Off the menu you could have anything from American breakfast at A$5. Curry is... More
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"Best views from ocean view rooms. Lower level rooms also good; less steps and closer to the restaurant/bar..."
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"Ocean view rooms are via 76 steps Great view and quite"
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"If you can get a room at the TOP, go for it. Ocean View would have been incredible."
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"Oceanwiev rooms are silent - with great wiev from top of a small hill."
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