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Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

There is jacuzzi and we love it. Breakfast is very good.

Really pleased with the hotel however when checking out the staff ask me for a missing hand towel honestly the housekeeping should do proper inventory of what is placed in the rooms as in my room there was no handtowel i had to wait half and more to be able to checkout while the staff verified about the missing towel.

Hotel is top notch. Clean rooms and amazing staffs. Great food and the place is like a paradise. You can really relax bigtime.

Stayed here when I first met my wife. So we need a place to stay while waiting to fly back to Manila and we pick this hotel.

Great breakfast buffet which was included. Friendly staff, clean room. The pool could need some renovation. We will definitely come back.

Always a pleasure staying at this hotel! I stay here every time i am in Davao. The staff is super friendly and helpful and very approachable always. The breakfast buffet is very good with lots of selections. Rooms are clean and very well kept.

good food, good location, good size rooms, great swimming pool, friendly staff and service.

I like the hotel though you need taxi going somewhere, pool is nice, wasn't able to enjoy the across island because we went for tour to garden of eden etc. but nice experience, the place, food is good but some staffs are good some not nice to us...

IS VERY COMFTABLE TO STAY WITH GOOD VEW BY THEY SEA

I am very dis satisfied with my stay at this hotel. Staff was not friendly or helpfull at all. Had bugs all over in room all over coffee cups and anything you had laying out. Was way overcharged for services and also was charged for things out of the fridge that wasn't even used. When talked to management they wouldn't even do anything about it.I would not recommend this hotel to anyone unless you want to get stuck with charges you didn't have and have to go through fighting charges with credit card company.

I loved it here and even extended my stay. We had a great time. It's a romantic atmosphere but also good for business travelers. Very beautiful and tropical. The pool was excellent and clean. Breakfast buffet was the best I have ever had and friendliest hotel staff ever. I will definitely stay here again on my next trip.

It was excellent. Near the airport so our late arrival wasn't a problem.

I was on business and took a day off in the middle of the trip at the Insular. It was great, on the ocean it had a great tropical feel. The food was good and the rooms very comfortable. It all came together for the perfect day off.

the stay at the hotel was a wonderful. the staff was very nice and would always greet you. the security is very good so there is no worry staying there. you can sleep at night nowing that you are safe. This is a really good place to stay would recomed it for travelers staying in davo.

The hotel have beautiful landscape. There was no gym. The internet use should have been free.The building is quite old and needs update. Overall the experience was good.

Nice pool and attentive staff. Nice Grounds with coconut trees and flowers. Breakfast and lunch bar was very good and recommended. Hotel is close to town and taxi can take you to the malls or sightseeing for only $2. Staff was excellent. Rooms were clean, but not fancy. We would recommend !

Lanang Davao

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Located within 2 miles (3 km) of SM Lanang Premier, Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao places you within a few miles (5 km) of SMX Convention Center Davao. This 159-room, 3.5-star hotel has 2 restaurants along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. On the beach, the hotel is also close to Robinsons Cybergate Davao and Mindanao Taoist Temple.


Dining

Enjoy dining at the hotel's 2 onsite restaurants: Cafe Uno specializes in international cuisine, and serves breakfast; lunch, or Pizzaiolo offers relaxing garden views. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 6 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

The 159 air-conditioned accommodations feature balconies and afford space to spread out with sitting areas. 24-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers, free toiletries, and slippers. Other standard amenities include minibars, coffee makers, and free bottled water.


Property features

Guests of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for PHP 650 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 8 meeting rooms.

Room options

Deluxe Room

King 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe Premium Room

King 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

Everyone (5) Couples (4) Business (2) Family (3) Friends (1) Other (1)
5
Everyone

There is jacuzzi and we love it. Breakfast is very good.

By , from Ms on Apr 22, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 24, 2017

Dear Angelie, Greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! Thank you very much for your positive review. We are more than happy to know you are pleased with our services. Your comments remain valuable to us, as this is our way to measure our performance and find ways to keep on improving. Sincerely, Genevieve Burgos, CGSP Front Office Manager

4

good hotel however.....

Everyone

Really pleased with the hotel however when checking out the staff ask me for a missing hand towel honestly the housekeeping should do proper inventory of what is placed in the rooms as in my room there was no handtowel i had to wait half and more to be able to checkout while the staff verified about the missing towel.

By on Nov 5, 2016

Review comment responded on Jan 5, 2017

Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and Staff, we wish to apologize for the poor service that you’ve experienced during your stay. As our guest, it is our regret not being able to exceed your expectations. Please be assured that the Management is currently investigating your concerns to ensure corrective measures are taken. Meanwhile, we earnestly hope that this incident will not deter you from returning to our hotel. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. We look forward to the opportunity of providing you a better service on your next visit.

5

the best hotel in davao city

Everyone

Hotel is top notch. Clean rooms and amazing staffs. Great food and the place is like a paradise. You can really relax bigtime.

By , from g on Jun 20, 2016

5

stay at the beach

Everyone
Children's Pool. One set of rooms near the beach. Out door meeting pavilion.

Stayed here when I first met my wife. So we need a place to stay while waiting to fly back to Manila and we pick this hotel.

By , from Oklahoma on May 3, 2016

4

nice hotel, good location.

Everyone

Great breakfast buffet which was included. Friendly staff, clean room. The pool could need some renovation. We will definitely come back.

By on Mar 11, 2016

5

awesome hotel!!

Couples

Always a pleasure staying at this hotel! I stay here every time i am in Davao. The staff is super friendly and helpful and very approachable always. The breakfast buffet is very good with lots of selections. Rooms are clean and very well kept.

By on Jul 1, 2015

4

perfect place to relax

Families

good food, good location, good size rooms, great swimming pool, friendly staff and service.

By on Nov 19, 2013

4

nice location, nice ocean, good

Families

I like the hotel though you need taxi going somewhere, pool is nice, wasn't able to enjoy the across island because we went for tour to garden of eden etc. but nice experience, the place, food is good but some staffs are good some not nice to us...

By on Aug 11, 2012

5

fantastic hotel

GetawayWithFriends

IS VERY COMFTABLE TO STAY WITH GOOD VEW BY THEY SEA

By on Apr 25, 2012

1

do not stay at this hotel !!!

Couples

I am very dis satisfied with my stay at this hotel. Staff was not friendly or helpfull at all. Had bugs all over in room all over coffee cups and anything you had laying out. Was way overcharged for services and also was charged for things out of the fridge that wasn't even used. When talked to management they wouldn't even do anything about it.I would not recommend this hotel to anyone unless you want to get stuck with charges you didn't have and have to go through fighting charges with credit card company.

By on Apr 7, 2012