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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family love this place. It was our second time around. We love how far it is from the noisy side of the island. How nice it is to go out of our room and look at the kite surfers do their thing. We like feeling the wind on our faces and the vibe around the place. Our room was... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I have just stayed here last night, after a couple deceptions on this island. This Hotel is next to the center ( 9 min walking) but far from the noisy. It is located in front of the bulabog beach, just in front. Our duplex has 2 floors, the decoration is ethnic made with a really good sensitivity. The sofa and... More 

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I have to admit I was skeptical initially when booking this property and I still think that it was slightly overpriced but overall it was a great escape from the madness of the white beach area...the location was awesome and the morning sunrise was nothing less than majestic...staff was accommodating with any request we had and seemed to genuinely want... More 

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Thank larguam
San Juan, Philippines
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2016

A very nice place to stay...nice room (Jade-with private jacuzzi) accommodating staff including the OP Manager (Myrna)...For sure will be coming back again because we enjoy our stay to the max.....and highly recommendable....

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Beware! Photos on Booking.com not from the actual property, but the hotel next door! Downright deceitful. There is NO pool, even though several photos on the Booking.com site show a pool. Also the hammocks photo, not this property, but the property next door! Upon arrival no toiletries, no toilet paper, no hangers in the room. Long hairs on bedsheets under... More 

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Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Boracay Gems for the 3 time on Bulabog beach. This trip I stayed in the Jade Apartment. All rooms are spacious and provided a comfortable stay. The staff were friendly and a night porter is on hand 24 hrs a day - helpful when arriving late and departing in the early hours. The hotel could be improved... More 

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Reviewed 11 May 2015

Stayed in Diamond room for 3 nights as Jade was booked. It was a spacious room, but everything was on 3 floors. Entrance is on the ground, living room and bathroom on the second, and bedroom and balcony on the second. Not recommended for those with weak knees :-p Personally, I liked it for the peace and quiet and its... More 

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1 Thank Anis A
Cebu City
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Boracay Gems is located in Bulabog Beach--opposite to the White Beach, which is pretty quiet and serene compared to the party side of the island. It has a beach front which has a hammock and lawn chairs to laze under the sun. Sunrise view is simply amazing. If you are looking for a change from Boracay's night scene, stay in... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2015

We stayed at Bolabog beach instead of the main white beach for a change to avoid the peak season crowd, so we picked Boracay Gems for it's perfect location. It is right at the beachfront and only few mins walk d'mall and main white beach. The rooms are clean, with native yet modern furnishings. We stayed at Sapphire and Jade... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

What more I can say about GEMS, it was excellent! We stayed for 2 nights in Diamond suite, and it is a 2 storey that on 2nd and 3rd floor, first floor is the Sapphire Suite. Spacious room, clean, there's a sofa bed in the hall with kitchen, dining table and bathroom (big corner bathtub too!), upstair is the bed... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boracay Gems is a 4-star luxury beachfront boutique resort located in Bulabog Beach, the eastern side of Boracay Island which becomes a kiteboarding and windsurfing paradise during the Amihan season. During the Habagat season when winds come from the west, Bulabog Beach becomes a haven for those who seek peace and tranquility from the bustling White Beach. It only takes a 10-minute walk to reach D'Mall and 15 minutes to White Beach and its beachfront nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boracay Gems

Address: Road 1A, Bulabog Beach, Aklan Province, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Panay Island > Aklan Province > Boracay
Price Range: RM169 - RM907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Boracay Gems 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 101A is unbeatable.”
 of 5 bubbles 676anisa, 10 May 2015 | Read review
“Choose Room facing the beach (Opal or Ruby). I stayed in Sapphire Suite on the side of the Hotel reception office.”
  • Local kids and A kid from Korea Playing
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 of 5 bubbles 01_aaP, 24 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Jade is to die for.”
 of 5 bubbles JenniferC61, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
“- check if jacuzzi is working before booking at Jade's villa. and double check upon arrival with the manager. -want to be near the (restaurants and bars) book at sation 1, 2 or 3. near - location for helmet diving, scooba diving and para sailing.”
 of 5 bubbles delfinfernandoa, 15 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The rooms are different/not uniform, so choose the one that suits you/your family”
 of 5 bubbles BrettP174, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
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