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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

What we like: (1) Very comfortable beds - we had a good sleep! I look forward lazying on my bed especially after a very tiring day of exploring the island! (2) Cozy - with the doors always wide open, you can feel the fresh air of Batanes (3) Sumptuous breakfast - forget your diet! great portions and great taste (4)... More 

5 Thank Maria Carmina G
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A place where you can feel you are just at home. I feel at peace booking the place because they replied to all your inquiries and they just make you feel that you are negotiating with a truthful and honest person. Staff were accommodating and hospitable, they cleaned everyday. Most of all, I like its location, its near at the... More 

4 Thank Mayeh B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Rapitan di Visay is an unexpected surprise and an unforgettable place to stay in when I visited Batanes. Relaxing, peaceful, clean and memorable. The staff are nice, accommodating and generous. I hope to stay there again ( if I can get a slot coz they are fully booked)👍😊

1 Thank CJ3967
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Rapitan for 4 nights while we explore the beautiful Batanes isles. I highly recommend this place for these reasons: 1. It's conveniently located near everything- bank, restos, airport and town plaza (they were celebrating Batanes Day when we were there so we were happy that it was just a few steps away because we spent our nights... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a week at Rapitan di Vasay following our wedding in Makati (Manila). We were met on our arrival by one of the staff (small place but staff there 24 hours a day), who prepared breakfast for us and got us oriented. The house is right in the middle of Basco-central to everything. We had a nice room on... More 

2 Thank DDJJSS
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Rapitan di Vasay from 1st to the 3rd of July. I'm travelling here by myself. The staff is very friendly and very helpful! The breakfast is really good, very fresh vegetables and delicious meat with rice! The room is very clean and comfortable. It was a really enjoyable stay.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Stayed there for two nights. The management was very helpful and accommodating when we were inquiring about the details of the house, room, and location. The staff were accommodating too, as they catered to our requests and adjusted to our schedule. It's nice how they preserved the old style of the house but upgraded some parts like the bathroom and... More 

4 Thank Mawik23
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

What else can I add to all of the positive reviews from travellers who stayed at RDV? Everything I experienced was exactly what they say it is - great, perfect, home away from home, etc. RDV is the place for comfort, great ambiance, good location, clean and caring staff. Thanks to Yolanda for being so attentive to all of my... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I was fortunate enough to stay at the Rapitan di Vasay between the 26th Feb to the 2nd March, on a tour that took from from the south of the archipeligo to the very north as part of my 40th birthday celebrations. Just a 20min walk from the airport, and I wondered what I'd have to do to fill my... More 

3 Thank Redragon2
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2016

My family and I got an excellent services all times! The rooms are spacious, clean and neat with pleasant ambience! The Location is at the heart of Basco. Perfect to everywhere. Linens and towels are elegantly presented in white An Ivatan style accommodation with luxury service at your finger tip!!! The beautiful backyard garden setting is a plus for your... More 

1 Thank pkeogh25

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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rapitan di Vasay, a restored property with architecture dating back to 1908, offers an attractive bed and breakfast accommodation to guests seeking the Ivatan Experience. It is clean, comfortable, and secure. Located at the heart of Basco, its spacious guest facilities are designed for groups up to six. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rapitan di Vasay

Address: Amboy Street, Basco, Luzon 3900, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Cagayan Valley Region > Province of Batanes > Basco
Price Range: £12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Rapitan Di Vasay Batanes/Basco, Philippines
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“Go for the 2nd floor rooms. Better view and well lighted”
 of 5 bubbles mariacarminag2016, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the upper rooms to get a good view of the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles balandat, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just 3 rooms - all are great!”
 of 5 bubbles Redragon2, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is not really a problem. if you are desperate there are computer cafes you may avail a stone away. Just enjoy Batanes can offer!”
 of 5 bubbles pkeogh25, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“second floor rooms are brighter, with 3 sets of windows opening to the gardens, letting the fresh Batanes breeze in”
 of 5 bubbles 32jeanp32, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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