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Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

After 6 years the last time i was in plantation bay. My family decided to have a short vacation at plantation bay again. Of course its a five star resort and you will expect quality service and they didn't failed me to my expectations. It was superb, i guess the only thing that disappoint my brother that the falls and...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lorenpaul_escalante, Thank you for taking the time to share how you had an enjoyable second visit to Plantation Bay. We are happy that we surpassed your expectations, and that the resort was a pleasure for your entire family. In line with our goal of continuously improving our facilities and amenities, renovations are underway for our gym and gameroom (they...

Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We arrived earlier than the allowed check-in time but the staff allowed us to leave our stuff and plunge into the pool! That's how very excited we were. After an hour of air travel, we were able to finally experience the Plantation luxury! PRO's: - Our room is very spacious. Two queen size bed, and a lot of comfy pillows!...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear HannaCedro, We are delighted to know that you consider Plantation Bay a top-notch resort with very professional and friendly staff. It is nice to know too that you found your room spacious, the food good, and the pools and lagoons inviting. Our resort is a symphony in water, with enough water features to keep most guests happy for days...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The rooms are large and clean. The view from the room was marvelous overlooking the salt water and fresh water pools. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Food selection was ample although it is saltier than what I am use to. The grounds were very well maintained and there were plenty of activities to keep everyone busy and content....

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tripping998, We're glad that you liked your room and its views and that you found our staff friendly and helpful. There aren't many hotels and resorts in the world where you can enjoy various leisure facilities and activities (most of them free) as Plantation Bay, and we are pleased that you shared this in your review. Thanks for the...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We are in plantation Bay , since Saturday. My 5 year old fell sick suddenly ( he has a history of allergies so we were concerned) last night, gave a call to the emergency, was pleasantly surprised to see a doctor within 5 minutes. No doubt what they say, it's an experience , not a resort. Thank you Plantation bay......

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear sambit_subha, For our guests' peace of mind, Plantation Bay has a nurse on duty 24/7, and a doctor on call. Thanks for highlighting this in your review and for taking the time to share about your Plantation Bay Experience on TripAdvisor. We look forward to reading your detailed review. Sincerely, Nenette G. Castillon General Manager

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 27 September 2014

We choose this resort based on all the positive reviews on Trip Advisor and Expedia, and we were not disappointed. From the free shuttle service at the airport to the check-in and complimentary drinks, every member of the staff (drivers, front desk, bell hops, and throughout the facility) greets you warmly and are quick to answer any requests you might...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Stuart S, Thank you for your glowing words about the quality of Plantation Bay and in particular our activities and staff. We're happy that you loved your room and its amenities and that you found the resort family-friendly. We have passed on to our staff your enthusiastic comments about them, and everyone was inspired to do even better at...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This resort has set a benchmark standards for the resorts in Lapu Lapu for me. The resort has no lack of pools and lagoons to spend your vacation in. In fact, I can spend days relaxing around the lagoons and pools! This resort is super family friendly and the staffs were really provide superb service and they are awesomely friendly...

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear AlexKhoo, We especially appreciate favorable reviews from extremely well-traveled people like you! We have passed on to the staff your kind comments expressing your satisfaction with our hotel and service, and everyone was delighted to know that you consider Plantation Bay a family-friendly resort with well-designed rooms and various leisure activities and facilities for everyone. Thanks for the encouraging...

Bilar, Bohol, Philippines
Reviewed 17 September 2014

plantation bay is known for relaxation and fun. and believe me i did having fun. there resort is quite and the ambiance is great. staff were too accommodating and friendly. the food were good great too.

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear lady d, Thank you for the review. We're pleased that you liked our food, and that you found our staff accommodating and friendly. We do our best to make sure our guests need not go far to relax and have fun, and we’re happy to read about your enjoyable visit to Plantation Bay. Sincerely, Nenette G. Castillon General Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 September 2014

We stayed for 3 nights, technically 4 since our flight left at 1am on the last night. We were originally wanting to stay at the Shangri-La since everyone said that place was so great, but they were booked so we tried Plantation Bay. It was wonderful!!! I am 5 months pregnant and we traveled with our 19 month old toddler....

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear pandasuh, When a guest breaks her hiatus on TripAdvisor to submit a glowing, detailed review about Plantation Bay, we really appreciate it! We're delighted that you found our staff amazing and that you appreciated our No-Tipping Policy. And thanks for the high praise on our food. Well-traveled guests like you agree that our pastas are authentic Italian and that...

Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

I always wanted to stay in Plantation Bay but never really had the time as always was busy visiting families....but this year I managed to with my own family!! I have a 7 year old girl and 7 months old boy and thought it would be best to book a resort that is family orientated and thought of Plantation Bay....

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Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jean Dionaldo W, Plantation Bay takes care to disclose to prospective guests our room size, layout, views, and typical hotel prices and policies, and we're happy that you found the information on our website honest and helpful. Thank you for commending our friendly service and cuisine, and for taking the time to share how you felt your five-day stay...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 14 September 2014

I was impressed with Plantation Bay. So impressed that we actually extended our stay 1 extra day because we were enjoying it so much. The atmosphere of the place was excellent, very relaxing! We stayed in the "Lagoon Side" room. The room was VERY comfortable. Beds are extra comfortable. Room provided very fast wifi ( or Ethernet connection if you...

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Dear Teddy_KM, We are pleased to read that you found our rooms and facilities outstanding and that you liked Plantation Bay's ambience so much that you extended your stay. Thank you for the compliments, especially for sharing how our various leisure activities and well-trained staff contributed to making your stay a memorable one. And a big Thank you! for specifically...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover a resort in a class of its own. Set in 11 hectares of secluded grounds yet only one hour (when traffic is bad) from Cebu City, Plantation Bay offers one of the largest privately-owned waterways in the world, with the clean elegance of colonial-plantation architecture. Decompress from life’s pressures in the healing tranquility of an environment that truly feels “away from it all.” If you have ever spent time at a tropical plantation, you know what we mean. If not, come and discover a refreshingly different Flavor of Life. Whether you’re traveling for a family vacation or romantic getaway, for business or pleasure, this is far and away your best choice in the Philippines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plantation Bay Resort And Spa

Address: | Marigondon, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Mactan Island > Lapu Lapu
Price Range: $277 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Plantation Bay Resort And Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 256
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Also Known As:
Plantation Bay Resort And Hotel Lapu Lapu
Plantation Bay Hotel
Plantation Bay Resort And Spa Cebu Island/Mactan Island
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Spa Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Family Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Business Hotel in Lapu Lapu
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“Lagoon view”
 of 5 bubbles SolarT, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Waters Edge is best view and close to everything. However I don't think there is a bad room.”
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