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Manila, Philippines
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24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

A man-made resort in Cebu. They offer a day tour to experience the place. Thdm place was great as well as the room. We avail the Mogambo room with inclusion of massage for couple. The room has a native ambiance from its wooden bed. The bathroom has bath tub. They also have welcome drinks and freebies, such as shell neclace,... More 

Thank chinaeyez20
Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear chinaeyez20, Thank you for the detailed description of our Zen inspired Spa Indulgence Room. This room’s daily rate includes the guest room, a herbal or a floral bath for two, an aromatherapy oil massage for two, unlimited use of the spa facilities, and spa products as souvenirs - all a great value for spa aficionados. Plantation Bay does its... More 

Temecula, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2014

The staff are wonderful! There were 12 of us and we stayed in the Quantum Villa for 6 nights. I highly recommend this place for a family reunion. The service is exceptional specially the "butlers" who cleaned up and prepared "high tea" service, specially Allen. The servers at the Kilimanjaro cafe and Fiji restaurant are also great! My family is... More 

1 Thank evb143
Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear evb143, Thank you for choosing to spend your family reunion at Plantation Bay! We are happy that you appreciated your spacious room accommodations in our Quantum Villa, with its 4 detached bedrooms, private dipping pool, gazebo, and air-conditioned pavilion ideal for family gatherings. We appreciate your compliment for the quality of our staff and service, which is something that... More 

Iloilo Province, Philippines
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

After our two days non-stop trek of Cebu Island, our family of five decided on our last stop...Plantation Bay. It was our first time there and after our tiresome yet wonderful adventure below and above sea level, we found a restful haven at the said resort. My family really liked Plantation Bay from the scene to the various activities, food... More 

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

Dear yvettemat, Thank you for choosing to cap off your visit to Cebu with a stay at Plantation Bay! We're delighted to know that you and your family got to bond over our various leisure activities and facilities and that you were highly satisfied with our ambience, service, and food. Looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Nenette G. Castillon... More 

Cebu City, Philippines
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We've been to Plantation Bay Resort and Spa 4 times and it is always a pleasure to stay there. The staff are one of the BEST I know. The place is clean, secluded and food are great. The kids have a fantastic time at the pool, lagoon and the other activities available in Plantation.

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

Dear VillaVsK, It is a delight to know that you and your family had another enjoyable stay at Plantation Bay. Thank you for specifically mentioning that you found our food great and our staff exemplary. And a big Thank you! for sharing your photos. Seeing your children's happy faces assured us that we will be seeing you again in the... More 

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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

For people who love water, the place is very enjoy as it has several pools, lagoons, and beach. The rooms are situated beside any of the above mentioned body of water so there's a swimming area wherever you are roomed. There are various types of restaurants to choose from, which have different themes. They also have themed nights, e.g. Filipino... More 

Thank Zola M D
Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Zola M D, Thank you for being a testament to how business and leisure seamlessly meet at Plantation Bay. We are delighted to know that our facilities and activities left a good impression on you and that you found our staff very efficient. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Nenette G. Castillon General Manager More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014

I do not remember of any hotel or resort where staff ALWAYS wears a smile in their faces. There is not one that would pass you by without greeting you. Their no tip policy rocks! I had wanted to tip their outstanding service and all of them will politely decline. I can tell that they are well-trained and are there... More 

1 Thank Romeo P
Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Romeo P, We're happy to learn that you and your family found Plantation Bay a fully satisfying experience for your entire family. It is a delight to know too that you enjoyed your stay even more because of our staff and no tipping policy. This is something that sets us apart from other hotels, and we're happy that you... More 

Anaheim, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2014

My family of 7 from California stayed here and had so much fun! Complete R & R. Everything was wonderful. The staff was awesome. Who ever trained their staff did a great job. Clean, Beautiful. Family, couples, The "young crowd" can enjoy staying here. AAWWWEEEESSSOOOMMMEE i tell ya!

1 Thank Faith D
Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Faith D, It's nice to receive guests from California, where many of our staff have relatives. We're pleased that you found Plantation Bay ideal for families and couples and that you appreciated our staff's efforts at making your stay an enjoyable one. Thanks for the enthusiastic comments! Sincerely, Nenette G. Castillon General Manager More 

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17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

Lovely awsome place. Honestly the facilities and location are not ideal but the staffs were unforgettably kind and helpful. The food was also very very good. It is one of the expensive resorts in Cebu but thd cost cannot make me hesitate to come back this placd. I love it.

3 Thank JIN B
Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear JIN B, At Plantation Bay, it is not unusual to find people who go the extra mile to better serve our guests. We're glad you appreciated our efforts and everyone had a good time. You mentioned our facilities but did not provide any details. Could I ask you to please write to me at gm@plantationbay.com, with more specific comments?... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2014

I was at Plantation Bay for 5 nights in June with 2 friends. The grounds are beautiful and well kept, their staff is constantly maintaining the resort keeping it perfectly clean and groomed. The staff was really exceptional in all of our interactions. So kind and helpful throughout our stay. I LOVED the spa and my massage therapist, (Maya?) was... More 

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

Dear Adina S, A big Thank You! for highlighting our spa in your review. We wish that all our guests took the time to explore it, not just as a place where one can get a massage, but as a haven of calm. We're happy that, throughout your stay, you and your friends enjoyed our activities and leisure facilities. Moreover,... More 

Quezon City, Philippines
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014

This is the best place for R&R as everything is excellent from service, food, rooms, & entertainment. Although it is expensive here but it is worth your money that you spend for this resort. I've been here 3 times already and will always go back when I have the time. I stay at Summit Circle on weekdays then I stay... More 

Thank RayT64
Plantation_Bay_GM, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear RayT64, Thank you for the kind words about Plantation Bay's service, food, rooms, and entertainment. It is nice to know that though you found our prices expensive, this was understandable because of the quality offered. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cebu soon. Sincerely, Nenette G. Castillon General Manager More 

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  • 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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: $278 - $357 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Top resorts 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.”
  • Very comfortable bed.
  • View from Water's edge Balcony. Hop right in
 of 5 bubbles PaulR780, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want privacy, ask to be billeted at Windward Cluster.”
 of 5 bubbles josephcN6213KP, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The view from the balcony of view room is just so beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles Teresa3520, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a waters edge room.”
 of 5 bubbles slusheeman, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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