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If you ask an Ormocanon on where's the best place to stay in Ormoc, the usual answer would be Sabin Resort Hotel, a beachfront facility a few minutes drive (or jeepney ride) away from Ormoc City proper.
Tutubi was able to visit the place recently and offers a few pictures of the place as well as his observations and impressions of Sabin Resort Hotel but no full-blown review on food, staff and service as he did not actually stay there.
Photos of Sabin Resort Hotel:
Sabin Resort Hotel's swimming pool, really nice, well-lit at night and surrounds the main building where overnight accommodations at the resort lie.
One of the "living rooms" with native furniture in use
Sabin Resort Hotel is a beach front resort, nice sunset but the beach is actually rocky, so don't get your hopes up for a nice beach resort in Ormoc
Review of Sabin Resort Hotel:
Note: Tutubi only inspected the place and didn't actually stay there (he stayed at OCCCI Hostel in the middle of Ormoc). All he can say is that the swimming pool looks really nice, snakes around the resort facility but the beach, being a beach front resort, is far from being good, no white sand beaches in this part of the world called Ormoc Bay, probably why Sabin is a resort but not a beach resort.
Room Rates: With 60 rooms available, a Superior room start at P1600.00/room while on the upper end is the Presidential Suite at P3800/room. Extra bed at P400/person.
Sabin Resort Hotel Telephone Numbers: +184.108.40.20601; +220.127.116.1102; +18.104.22.16803
Official Website: http://www.sabinresort.com
Please call Sabin Resort Hotel contact numbers for updated room rates, ballroom for events (weddings, baptisms, conferences) or visit their official website.
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ahh, this post brings back really nice memories of my stay there four years ago for my cousin's wedding. the resort's a beautiful place; stayed there for 3 days 2 nights but only ate twice there--the reception on the second night and breakfast before leaving. service was quite slow but then there were many people at that time.
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