Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

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Average rate: $78 - Hotel class: 3.5 stars
Km. 5, Davao, Philippines

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Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao Reviews

dominic_amayun dominic_…
9 reviews
typical resort Jul 04, 2010
I stayed in this hotel for 1 night when I had my Davao Trip. Though I got my room for a discounted rate (2,000/night/room), I must say that the hotel amenities, service and food are just average. Should I paid for the entire amount of the room (about 4,800 or so), it should not have been worth it.

The buffet selection was limited, even the fruits for dessert was limited considering that it's Davao already where fruits abound.

What is OK though is its near Marina, the jump off for Pearl Farm.
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ted332 says:
i had bad and funny experiences in this hotel. i only stayed for a night then transferred to APO VIEW. :)
Posted on: Nov 19, 2010
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WorldTrekkker WorldTre…
16 reviews
Davao's Best Seaside Hotel... Still May 12, 2009
Davao's best seaside hotel basks in Southern Mindanao's fair, typhoon-free weather -- replete with greenery and nature, and all the peace and quiet travelers need at the end of the day.

It is close to the international airport, the business, shopping and entertainment enclaves downtown, as well as pristine Samal Island just across the channel. If you want to stay put, there are a number of exquisite in-house restaurants and bars, so you don't need to get in a cab to wine and dine.

Its far-from-new infrastructure is showing some signs of aging, however. The air-conditioning system is antiquated and loud. It has a nice beachfront but the beach has long been decommissioned and no longer recommended for wading and swimming in, but then again Samal Island is just minutes away...
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yheleen yheleen
77 reviews
Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao May 21, 2008
Waterfront Insular Hotel is one of the best hotels in the city of Davao.

What i love the most in this hotel is that here you will find the friendliest hotel staff ever - with ready smiles and always willing to be of service.. I can never forget the sign they have in one of the hotel walls (am not sure if I got this correctly but it's the same thought: in these halls walk honest and good employees - definitely the same thought but not the exact words).

The hotel which is located in Lanang, Davao is conveniently located near the airport and overlooking Davao Gulf and Samal Island, It is also a boat-ride away from another great destination - the Pearl Farm.

However, it its quiet a distance from the heart of the city, however, there is always ready transportation for everyone PLUS the hotel has many amenities and facilities, among which are :

The swimming pool surrounded by lush gardens and a view of the beach (sad to say tho that it is not recommended to swim in the beach - SAMAL island is on the other side tho so there's the alternative)

Jogging path, tennis and basketball courts, the Mandaya Weaving Center and Souvenir Shop and the Vinta Bar for night life :)

For accommodation, they have sprawling international standard first class hotel with four low rise buildings and 157 guestrooms including 11 suites. Rates are much lower than Marco Polo and Royal Mandaya but equally comfortable rooms :)

It's great also that the hotel offers wonderful services such as airport transfers, beauty salon, business center, car rental and city transport, Foreign currency exchange, laundry and valet, Multilingual hotel staff, safety deposit boxes and tour desk.
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yheleen says:
ah.. you were in the old building Kuya...we were there last january and it was still old, haha.. i love the new building tho..
Posted on: May 21, 2008
ted332 says:
I have a very funny experience in this hotel. I was billeted at the old 2-storey building on the right side if you're facing the bay. I hope they renovated that building already. :):)
Posted on: May 21, 2008

Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao Overview

Nestled along the picturesque Davao Gulf, its open air corridors provide a refreshing view of the hotel's beautifully landscaped tropical green and the scenic view of the Davao Gulf. Suites and guest rooms with tastefully done interiors and equipped with luxurious amenities. The rooms overlook pristine white sand beaches across Samal Island, the swimming pool amidst lush gardens and towering coconut, which provide coconut wine.Aside from the swimming pool, resort facilities include majestic conference rooms, 6 different restaurants to satisfy even the most discriminating taste, and a weaving center. Room service offers a wide selection of Asian, Western and Filipino Favorites. A variety of beverages are also offered. Open 24 hours. Amenities providing by the hotel are Airport transfer, Baby sitting service, Banquet facilities, Bar, Barbecue area, Beauty Salon/Hairdresser, Business center, Concierge, Conference facilities, Currency exchange, Disabled facilities, Doctor on call, Dry cleaning, Gift shop, High-Speed Internet access, Wireless Internet access, Laundry service, Lobby, Non-smoking rooms, Parking facilities at cost, Reception, Restaurant, Room service, Room service 24 hrs, Safe deposit box, Smoke-free hotel, Spa Services (Massage, Facial, Steam Room, etc.), Outdoor swimming pool. Additional Charges: Extra bed charge- $45 net with Buffet Breakfast.

Waterfront Insular Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Bar / Lounge
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Golf Course
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • News Stand
  • Mini Bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • In Room Movies
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Modem / Data Port
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Spa bath / Jacuzzi
  • Casino
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Nature Trail
  • Water Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Computer
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ticket Service
  • Ballroom
  • Full-service catering
  • Exhibit Space
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Massage
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Beauty Salon
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathtub/Shower Combination
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Cots
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Picnic Area/Tables
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Free Parking
  • Doctor on call

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