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Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Expensive place, not good value for money. Staff is unkind and inflexible, mostly after more money. Restaurant was truly very poor, serving noodles from the prefab dried package. You cannot swim at the place or anywhere near. Rooms were spacious and clean,nice views.

3Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay in if you want peace & tranquility. It's in an island so you have to take a short boat ride going to and from the town. All the staff are friendly & helpful. The owner was very hands on & mingles with the guests. My husband & I really enjoyed our stay. I would recommend this...

Thank Yhet R
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This is an island resort few minutes boat ride from the pier of coron. They provide you with boat to the town (vice versa) but you have to make sure to give an allowance for the timing as they are sometimes late. You have to inform the reception the time you need the boat from the resort and when you...

Thank Bem G
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

While we certainly enjoyed our stay at this hotel, a couple of things can be said. First, there is pretty much nothing to do on the hotel's little island. The beach/swimming area isn't really doable as the water is quite dirty and there can be jellyfish about. Second, with our family it became sort of a joke that there was...

Thank TheBatFreak777
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The place is quite and nice and peaceful, u can still hear the voices of motorbikes from the town but very faintly and only if the motor bikes are having a very loud noise. When you arrive in coron at the airport, there is a van that takes each traveler to his hotel as there is a coordinator in the...

1Thank Ibrahim E
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Room - Rooms are "rustic" - but clean, and perfectly adequate. (Yes - hot water and AC is available!) Location - great to be away from the hustle and bustle - a 5 minute boat ride from Coron town Diving - Did the SDI Open Water course with MDI - Food - Great breakfasts Boat Trips - Trips organized to...

Thank HerbertLooms
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Coron was our first stop on a four week tour of the Philippines. We stayed four nights at the Discovery Island resort. You take a boat to the island, so it was very private and quiet compared to Coron town. The staff was great. Enjoyed the breakfast and coffee that were reasonably priced. There was one restaurant on the island,...

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Sorry I have to write this but if I ask a dive master to stop doing dangerous things on a dive (I am an instructor so not just some nambie pambie n00b) and then they go ahead and ignore me I have to tell people to watch out. Firstly sharing air at 20 meters and continuing the dive because someone...

7Thank Michael M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Discovery Island Resort is paradise on earth. It is simply beautiful. We stayed for 4 night. The rooms were clean, spacious and quiet. The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly. Venus, the guests relations, arranged everything for us from island hopping tours, lunch on board the tours and return journey back to Coron town. All the other staff made sure...

1Thank Alleycat789
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Lovely tiny island, a micro-paradise where you also can find people who enjoy the simple perfect thing in life such the fresh air, beautiful clouds and even the rain on your face. The staff is very kind and the food is great. Very convenient for diving the wrecks, thermo-climes lakes, reefs and coral garden around. We originally wanted to spend...

2Thank Rodrigo E

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Back to 100% after Typhoon Haiyan. An Island resort and dive center on its own island just 5 minutes from Coron Town. Tranquil location with individual rustic cottages and modern lodge rooms. All rooms en-suite. Warm hospitality and good food. Ideal for island hoppers and divers. Private Coron Island Tours operated from the resort to show you the best and most beautiful spots that Coron has to offer at your own pace. With one of the most experienced dive centers in Coron, come dive Corons wrecks, lakes or coral reefs with Discovery Divers from our resort. Kayaking, seafaris around Calamianes Islands are also available. ... more   less 

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Address: Dicanituan Island | Barangay 5, Coron, Busuanga Island 5316, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Busuanga Island > Coron
Price Range: $65 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Discovery Divers Resort Coron Hotel Coron
Discovery Divers Hotel
Discovery Island Resort And Dive Center Coron, Palawan Island
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“Lodge rooms - upper floor.”
HerbertLooms, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor room with AC overlooking the bay was nice.”
Buckeyeforever, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms have hot water.”
michaelmO5158UX, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“AC rooms are worth the extra cost and are still a great deal”
scubatravellers857, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“make sure you get zircon rooms”
foodland2015, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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