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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 November 2015

So this place is a hidden gem right above Tangkaan beach. It's right above it. I was actually snorkeling having a talk with one of the guys that just went on a dive. Little did I know I was chatting it up with the owner. The lady that prepared the food was really nice as well. It was really good...

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Very many thanks for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed the location, ambiance, friendly welcome and wonderful food so much. Now you know about us, we hope that on your next visit from California you will also stay in our hotel! David & Delia Warren Proprietors Padre Burgos Castle Resort Tangkaan, Padre Burgos, 6602 Southern Leyte Tel. +63...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We just spent 7 nights at the resort following retirement and leaving Hong Kong after 19 years. Selling our business and home then packing up left us totally drained so a period of relaxation and coddling was most welcome. Attention to detail began as soon as our booking was submitted. We received information about the resort, the local attractions and...

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. Indeed we always do our utmost to provide our guests with the experience they want whether that be relaxation and pampering or a full schedule of great activities such as scuba diving & snorkeling, swimming with whale sharks, dolphin watching, sailing, island hopping,...

Tahoe
Reviewed 6 November 2015

A converted residence that retains an exclusive feel for its guests. The property is run by its owner/managers, who are quite invested in their guests' experience. There's a lovely ocean view and a small, very private beach. The food consists of local items prepared to a very high standard. Not a place for nightlife, but rather a remote, very comfortable...

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed the peaceful ambience, beautiful location and the great food. Whilst we do indeed focus on preparing and serving for dinned great Filipino dishes such as fish escabiche, crispy pata and kanilaw to very high standards, we also offering more generic items such as grilled king prawns, steamed...

La Jolla, CA
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If you are looking for a remote location with virtually no one but a full staff of service, gourmet dining and some of the best soft and hard coral diving ANYWHERE in the world, this may just be your spot. Charming owners, only 5 rooms, and all new diving euipment as well as boat. Who could ask for more. Be...

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your highly positive feedback. We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay, food and the superb diving with our in-house PADI accredited dive operation. Although hiring a car at Tacloban airport can be a good option for people who want to have the use of a vehicle for the duration of their stay, and...

Bacoor, Philippines
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Who would expect to find a paradise like this on a rural town in Southern Leyte. Even though the trip from Tacloban going down to Padre Burgos was very long and tiring, every ounce of fatigue would be swept away once you arrive to this hidden paradise. Very scenic, very serene, very peaceful. Good affordable pricing, excellent service as well...

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay so much. David & Delia Warren Proprietors

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Stayed 4 nights July 2015, From the pickup by David the Owner from Tacloban till the moment of drop off in Ormoc City everything was perfect. The Hotel is perfect, views across the bay amazing, crystal clear water on a little beautiful private beach and the food was amazing. We arranged trips to see the monkeys in Southern Leyte which...

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed the beautiful location, food and excursions (especially the wild monkey watching) so much. David & Delia Warren Proprietors

london
Reviewed 15 July 2015

After them finding Padre Burgos on trip advisor for our honeymoon... we've had nothing but amazing service! From Singapore airlines losing our luggage, they helped reunite us with it after two days which was amazing! Delia drove to the port to pick up our three cases including our diving kit!!!! David is a great host that knows all the great...

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your diving and your stay so much – despite the woes of delayed baggage. There’s no getting away from the fact that it is a long way from London to Padre Burgos (part of the appeal?) and our own journey this June...

Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous layout and great local weekend getaway. Wonderful meals! But not the place to go for diving or whale shark watching. Manager was very defensive regarding feedback, and dive operations are so undertrained that I would never support friends or family diving there in the future.

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Unfortunately we don’t know who you are and your comments are so general that it is difficult to provide specific feedback, let alone improve on any shortcomings. As guests who have stayed here know, we are not a resort frequented by ‘locals’ nor a ‘weekend getaway’ and we don’t have a ‘manager’, but manage the daily operations directly ourselves. Nonetheless,...

Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We went to the Castle for a few days of rest and relaxation. From the moment we arrived at the front gate, we knew we were somewhere special. It was pouring with rain, we arrived soaking wet, the girls met us at the gate, made us feel instantly at home. We received a welcome drink and helped with our things....

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive feedback - and for bringing some much needed rain with you! We are delighted that all aspects of your stay were so agreeable. David & Delia Warren Proprietors

USA
Reviewed 12 June 2015

For us, it is still the most fantastic spot in the Philippines, at the tip of a peninsula, overlooking the beautiful hotel beach and Sogod-bay, with picturesque cliffs and rocks, the wonderful sea for excellent snorkeling, the flying foxes at night and the romantic moon rise in deep orange from the sea, creating a trail straight to the resort. The...

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Sea_Sun_Sand490, Owner at Padre Burgos Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for your positive feedback. We are delighted that your family and you enjoyed your return visit so much, and that the natural environment remains as beautiful and enticing as ever. David & Delia Warren Proprietors Padre Burgos Castle Resort Tangkaan, Padre Burgos, 6602 Southern Leyte Tel. +63 (0)927 548 8598 /...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An idyllic family-run boutique hotel and PADI dive resort, with luxurious facilities and a friendly and intimate atmosphere. Superb location with great private beach, beautiful corals and stunning sea views. All guest rooms beautifully furnished and decorated, with air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. Guided scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with whale sharks, dolphin watching, island hopping, sailing, kayaking,swimming pool, private beach, free Wi-Fi, bar and fine-dining restaurant. Local activities include land tours, caving, waterfalls, wild monkeys and more. ... more   less 

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Address: Tangkaan, Padre Burgos, Southern Leyte Province 6602, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Leyte Island > Southern Leyte Province > Padre Burgos
Price Range: RM313 - RM426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room #3 had better a/c cooling than Room #1 but both were comfortable”
shoresoftheworld, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“My advice don t book any room there”
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bananapancakess, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Castle Room”
NTN_13, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest for couples and all divers.”
Ronk1961, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Room was very clean and everything we needed was there.”
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