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The Bellevue Resort Bohol
Ranked #4 of 49 Hotels in Panglao Island
Certificate of Excellence
Singapore, Singapore
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“Great hotel for young kids”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We had a wonderful vacation at The Bellevue. My young daughters had a great time. They have an excellent facility for kids. The room is well designed and well kept. The staff is warm and helpful. This is our second time in Bellevue and we will definitely go back again. The prices of the activities like Dolphin watching are expensive though.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

I will definitely return to the Bellevue, Bohol! The staff was so attentive, the food was great, the rooms were so comfortable and the beach was clean and well maintained. The layout of the hotel was such that all rooms had a beach view. There was even an island-wide power failure and yet the hotel's generator were equipped to handle the power needs so that the guests didn't even realize that there was a power failure!

  • Stayed June 2014
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Cagayan de Oro, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Was in Bellevue last March for a weekend stay with cousins and the place was absolutely marvelous. Rooms (even the most basic ones) were way beyond basic or standard. Two Queen size beds featuring heavenly mattresses and luxurious linen, great bathroom and toiletries, excellent amenities. As someone who really loves to sleep - all I can say is AAA+ on the bedroom. My whole stay was relaxing!

The weather was really bad when we went there - it was raining and windy, it was cold but even staying in the room was a wonder in itself. The pool is really nice, so is the beach - we were tempted to swim even with the weather.

There's also a game/entertainment center for kids (and kids at heart) that's free for all guests. Food - breakfast is good, there are a lot of choices. Try the lechon kawali when you order and the ginger tea.

It's a bit far from downtown Tagbilaran and even from Alona beach so this resort is wonderful if you really want to go on a vacation and experience being away from it all. Plus: there's complimentary pickup and drop-off to the airport or port so commuting is never a problem. The country-side/provincial drive to the place provides a refreshing view with plenty of greens, and sets the slow pace for your vacation already.

Service wise, staff were very polite and attentive, too.

Room Tip: Ask for the room facing the beach or the pool.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Makati, Philippines
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Spent a very pleasant weekend here with my hubby & daughter. First stay at this hotel, though I'd heard good reviews from a relative. Previous visits (in prior years) were at Panglao Bluewater and Ananyana. Booked a deluxe ocean view room. Airport transfer was smooth. We were greeted with shell leis and welcome drinks upon arrival at the resort. While checking in, I was informed that the room we were apparently assigned or "blocked" for was on the ground floor. I could not imagine that that would give me much of an "ocean" view. Further, I had previously requested for a "high" floor. So, I did insist on viewing other room options prior to its "assignment". I also mentioned that the Agoda rate we paid (when pre-booked a month earlier) was at a premium when compared to just last week's rate. (P.S. I tested Agoda's best rate guarantee, but received a response saying said they could not honor such guarantee since the lower price I found prior to my trip was on their own website. OMG, what a stupefying policy.) I also mentioned that I had requested for early check-in (this is a rather important request as we were traveling with a young child). So, after conferring with a colleague, Jayce of front desk then kindly offered us early check-in to an ocean-view room with a king sized bed instead, and offered an extra bed set-up FOC.

We proceeded to view the available rooms. After viewing, I note the resort has three wings. CHOOSE the wing nearest the beach. The rooms farthest from the elevator, nearest to the sea are BEST. We had a lovely view of both the nipa-thatched topped restaurant, the swimming pool, and the beach beyond. The deluxe ocean view room we settled in was also a very GOOD size.

Happily, the king-sized bed was large enough to accommodate the three of us, so we canceled the extra bed. We asked for extra pillows, and were all set for lovely sleep siestas and evenings. Beddings were smooth, thick and lovely. Airconditioning and cable TV worked well. We appreciated the well thought out little sitting area, and the breezy balcony. The bathroom had a lovely bathtub and glass shower stall.

The swimming pool was lovely to look at at but rather small (in our opinion) for a 5-star hotel. But then again, Bellevue's grounds had limited "acreage" when compared, for example, with the usual lush grounds of a Shangri-la. No matter, we were also happy with the "intimate" pool setting as it enabled us to spend quality time, splashing about. We just had to be mindful not to (literally) bump/swim into other guests and their children. The smaller size of the resort worked well for us though- since we didn't bring our child's "yaya" along for this trip. Pool and beach-side towels were available for guests.

The nipa-topped restaurant, the pool and the beach area were all very pretty and picture perfect. But, the sand was definitely not "soft" or comparable to Boracay (but then again, few are). You must walk gingerly on the sand, when barefoot. Wear flip-flops. Our little one had a few scratches on her knee and knuckles after trying to dig/play in the sand :( So she asked to be carried every so often. Also, as pretty as the beach and sea is, you have to "walk" quite far into the sea to swim (as the water was much too shallow).

The facilities, the rooms were indeed pretty, but the food needs improvement- if the resort is really committed to providing 5-star quality. The breakfast buffet was very "average" (4-star, in our opinion) in terms of depth/quality of selection. I was surprised to see the shallowest bowl I'd ever seen- for use with the cereals. (It was more like a curved saucer). The eggs that were pre-mixed in a jug for them to pour to make scrambled or omelets on demand produced pretty tasteless eggs. There were only three fresh fruits to choose from. Etc. We much preferred their regular menu for our lunch and dinners. But, some items were not available, or had to be pre-ordered a few hours ahead of time (?!) And, their three-cheese pizza didn't taste like anything at all. The kiddie selection was great though. Unfortunately had a rather nauseating experience when I ordered a "maiz con hielo" (which is corn in evaporated milk and shaved ice), which was off menu. I appreciated that they could make it (it is a simple "pampalamig" or cooling dessert in the Philippines). But..I discovered that the shaved ice didn't just have bits of hair in it, there was an actual snarl. Just let me say here that the waitstaff (and ALL the hotel's staff for that matter) were always very sincere and kind. And our server was rightfully "horrified" to see the hair. As apology, they gave us 20% of the total bill for that meal, and did not charge us for the offending order. I do HOPE the kitchen staff and food quality control people can work on this.

I called room service only once- and that was to order fresh milk on our 2nd night. Unfortunately, I'd failed to pickup a few small milk tetra packs for our little one when we went out for Church and a visit to Bohol Bee Farm (no bee farm there at all…do not expect to see any bees!) Milk was not on their room service menu, so i asked room service to bring in a small pitcher. They explained it was charged per glass (about P140 or so). I thought their pricing was rather expensive for a glass of milk (haha). But I said okay and asked for a small milk pitcher anyway. In my experience when I've ordered milk abroad (such as Singapore's Mandarin Orchard), a pitcher is equivalent to 2.5 to 3 glasses. The pitcher arrived, and I was charged for 6 glasses -- with taxes and etc the milk pitcher was a little over P1,000 (about $24). My husband had signed for it so I didn't know until he asked me why I needed so much milk. Suffice it to say I called room service and said I only expected up to 3 glass worth. She answered (rather irately) that I asked for a pitcher and their pitcher is good for 6 glasses. I told her that she did NOT tell me that when I ordered. To make a long story short, I had it switched for 3 glasses worth. It took my daughter til next morning to finish it up (with help from both me and her dad). Not very pleased at all about that exchange.

In short, the ambiance, the room and facilities were tastefully done, and very comfortable. The Boholano staff were VERY nice, sincere and accommodating (except for the room service operator), but food quality could stand further improvement. We were happy to return to Bohol though (we had visited in previous years) to contribute to their economy, after the earthquake shock last year.

Room Tip: Do stay at the wing nearest the beach, and then choose the room farther from the elevator as these h...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Manila
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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

A great resort and experience / even though off-season the staff attended to all of our needs / great easy location for nearby attractions / great amenities at your fingertips / we will plan on returning soon / flight to Bohol was a disappointment delays dampened our return home

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights for some relaxation after other work in the Philippines, and we couldn't have chosen a better place!
Before we even arrived the staff were responsive to our emails and set up the airport transfers with no fuss. The driver was waiting for us when we landed and was very friendly and efficient. The resort is about 30 minutes drive from the airport.

The resort is stunning! The beach is pristine, the pool is beautiful and our room was a haven (complete with amazing ocean views)! The staff are all helpful, efficient and friendly - we never passed any staff member without being greeted with a 'hello' or a smile :)

The breakfast there is wonderful. Great selection of food (Filipino and international) and the choices were different the two days we were there.
The other restaurant for dinner is lovely with a nice view of the pool and beach. If you can be prepared enough I definitely recommend you try some of the specialties from the menu that need to be ordered 6 hours in advance. When we were there for lunch one day we ordered the "beef cooked in clay" and had it for dinner that night. It was absolutely divine!


We wanted to see some Tarsiers while we were in Bohol but didnt want to do the whole day tour. If you're going to do this I STRONGLY recommend you go to the Tarsier Sancutary in Corella, NOT the Conservation Area in Loboc - in doing some research we heard that the Conservation Area in Loboc can be quite unethical. It's the same price to take the car to get there (PHP 3,000 - pretty expensive in my opinion but it was our only option and we really wanted to see the Tarsiers) and for the entrance fee (around PHP 60 per person).
The Tarsier Sanctuary in Corella dont keep the tarsiers in confined spaces - they are free to come and go as they please (which is wonderful as the tarsiers, already an endangered species, will kill themselves when confined). You may not see as many tarsiers, but at least you know you're not contributing to their declining numbers! We saw 4 tarsiers in total and were able to get some pretty good pictures :)

As for location - there's nothing to do within walking distance. You can get a car to take you to malls in the city which is about 45 minutes drive away. There is also the shuttle which will take you to Alona Beach in the evenings for PHP 100 per person - but it's a fixed drop off time of 6pm and pickup time of 10pm. We didnt bother going to Alona Beach since the beach looked just as nice if not better at the resort and would be far less crowded!

Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and wished we could have stayed longer! It was the perfect relaxation time!

Room Tip: The ocean view rooms are stunning!
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff, great location, privacy really matters, fast check in and out. Location is great, beachfront and the pool is clean. We had a great stay! The food is superb! I' m accompanied by 2 senior citizen and they enjoyed everything about the resort. It' s really a relaxing place and you' ll forget everything in the real world :)

Stayed June 2014
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Property: The Bellevue Resort Bohol
Address: Barangay Doljo, 6343, Philippines
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Region: Philippines > Visayas > Bohol Province > Panglao Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#2 Spa Hotel in Panglao Island
#3 Luxury Hotel in Panglao Island
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Panglao Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bellevue Resort Bohol 4*
Number of rooms: 158
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated at the inviting and serene Doljo Beach, The Bellevue Resort boasts of it's 250-meter sugary white beach and 159 exquisitely appointed luxurious Deluxe Rooms and Suites. The Bellevue Resort offers a wide variety of recreation such as infinity pool, dive pool, Spa, children's play area and gym. Features three multi-cuisine dining venues each with their own distinctive taste and style. The Resort is designed to please every guest's whims and caprice making it the choice destination for an unforgetable experience. ... more   less 
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