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Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

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On the beach, beach shuttle
On the beach, beach shuttle
On the beach, beach shuttle
Outdoor pool, free cabanas, sun loungers

Overview of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

3.5 star property

7.8/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
Lanang, Davao, 8000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMaxima Aqua Fun11 min walk
  • Popular LocationSM Lanang Premier6 min drive
  • Popular LocationDamosa Gateway9 min drive
  • AirportDavao (DVO-Francisco Bangoy Intl.)13 min drive

Room options

About this area


Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao is located in Buhangin, a neighborhood in Davao, and is near the airport and on the beach. Bonsai Forest and Ramon Magsaysay Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Maxima Aqua Fun and Sta. Ana Shrine. Traveling with kids? Consider BlueJaz Water Park and Crocodile Farm.

What's nearby

  • Maxima Aqua Fun - 11 min walk
  • SM Lanang Premier - 6 min drive
  • Robinsons Cybergate Davao - 7 min drive
  • Damosa Gateway - 9 min drive
  • Mindanao Taoist Temple - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Francisco Bangoy Intl. Airport (DVO) - 11 min drive


  • Patok sa Manok - 6 min walk
  • Dencio's Kamayan - 6 min walk
  • Marina Tuna - 13 min walk
  • Yellow Fin - 19 min walk
  • Sam & Bing Store - 5 min drive

About this property

Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

3.5-star family-friendly hotel located in Buhangin
At Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, you can look forward to a roundtrip airport shuttle, a poolside bar, and a coffee shop/cafe. With amenities like a beachfront location and a beach shuttle, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up the sun. Indulge in a massage at Pacify Massage and Spa, the onsite spa. Enjoy international cuisine, garden views, and al fresco dining at the two onsite restaurants. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a garden and dry cleaning/laundry services.
Additional perks include:
  • An outdoor pool and a children's pool, with free cabanas and sun loungers
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a theme park shuttle, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Concierge services, wedding services, and luggage storage
  • A front desk safe, a gift shop, and a porter/bellhop
  • Guest reviews speak well of the breakfast, beach locale, and helpful staff
Room features
All 159 rooms offer comforts such as 24-hour room service and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches like free WiFi and separate sitting areas. Guests reviews give good marks for the comfortable rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 24-inch HDTVs with premium channels
  • Separate sitting areas, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping


English, Filipino

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10 AM: PHP 654 for adults and PHP 327 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Restaurants on site

  • Cafe Uno
  • Pizzaiolo
  • La Parilla
  • Vinta Bar
  • Pool Aquarius

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms


  • Beachfront location
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers


  • Massages
  • Spa open daily


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • 24-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar


  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: PHP 1000
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: PHP 1000

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children, up to the age of 11 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: PHP 654 for adults and PHP 327 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: PHP 650 per vehicle (one way)
  • Early check-in fee: PHP 1000 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: PHP 1000 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Additional fees apply to children 6-11 years old for breakfast when sharing existing bedding. Breakfast is included for children ages 5 years and younger.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao?

As of Jan 28, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao on Feb 28, 2023 start from P 4,207.3, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

What time is check-in at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime. Early check-in is available for a fee of PHP 1000 (subject to availability).

What time is check-out at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for PHP 1000 (subject to availability).

Does Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of PHP 650 per vehicle applies.

Where is Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao located?

Nestled on the beach, this Buhangin hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Davao Museum and Maxima Aqua Fun. Damosa Gateway and SM Lanang Premier are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao and receive a full refund?

Yes, Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.




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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Good


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were lovely and very friendly.

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great Place to stay

6/10 Okay


Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Location and grounds were very beautiful. Facilities were nice, but the room... not so much...

6/10 Okay

Donnie, Wichita

Traveled with partner
The property is beautiful for the most part. It has nice grounds. The hotel is somewhat dated. It needs updating of the rooms mostly. If you need WiFi at anytime during you stay then this is not the place. It has free WiFi but it never works more the about 10 minutes at a time

8/10 Good


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
It is a beautiful area but the room was hot and no hot water.

2/10 Terrible


Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
View is nice.Room is outdated.Staff are excellent

4/10 Poor


Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The surrounding area looks beautiful but the rooms are old and problem with hot water. Lots of flying insects in the bathroom
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

4/10 Poor


Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Upgrade needed
Staff are good, breakfast caters more for Filippino customer. Rooms are old and bathrooms require immediate complete renovation. Not good at all.
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2022

2/10 Terrible


Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

6/10 Okay


Traveled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Needs Maintenance
Rooms need to be renovated. Towels not changed over three days. shower water pressure low and taps drip. However, staff are good and helpful
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022