Last updated on February 23rd, 2018
Heading to Coron means you’d be making it to the best island in the world, Palawan!
Coron has just too many wonders that even if you stay for a week, you still are not finished on your to-do list. There’s just more than desirable things to do in this awesome place. Island hopping, beach tanning, snorkeling, diving, name it and Coron will give you what you need. And since you’d be having your time on the beautiful island of Coron, that also means you need an accommodation that is fit for your budget and won’t compromise comfort.
We found Coron Soleil Express Hotel to do that particular job that we travelers and couple travelers require.
Coron Soleil Express Hotel
Coron Soleil Express Hotel is a 3-star hotel located within the Coron Soleil Garden Resort complex. It’s a budget hotel with the amenities of a 4-star hotel. Why? When you book at the Express Hotel, you also have the privilege of using the Garden Resort’s amenities like the (infinity) swimming pool, cardio gym, request for massage and more.
The lobby at the main entrance and the lobby at the Express Hotel are different but they give the same service. Staff will greet you with full smiles which appear very warm and it gives a good feeling that you’re in a good company. Cleanliness is a big part of their motto and it’s evident in the location.
Plus, when you book at the Coron Soleil Express Hotel, you are also entitled to a free breakfast with a variety of dishes to choose from. If you want an upgrade to a buffet style breakfast, just add 200 pesos ($4) for each and you can enjoy a buffet breakfast at Sol 721 at Coron Soleil restaurant. The breakfast upgrade request will be charged to the room and is payable upon checkout.
There’s also an on-site Bar and on-site restaurant (Sol 721 at Coron Soleil) in the complex so you won’t have any issues with food and beverages. Additionally, there’s an ongoing promo (like happy hour) from 4 pm to 10 pm every Fridays thru Sundays to enjoy the night with friends while drinking.
Note: If you book at their hotel, you won’t have to worry about getting a transport to the airport and from the hotel. They will be the one to arrange these for you according to your schedule. It’s definitely a big PLUS and it’s totally FREE!
Bonus fact: Coron Soleil Express Hotel and Coron Soleil Garden Resort is located at the foot of Mt. Tapyas so you absolutely can enjoy the views at this hotel with fresh air.
Coron Soleil Express Hotel Room Review
Our first night was booked at Room 305 (Deluxe Room) of the Coron Soleil Express Hotel. The room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, Wi-Fi, a seating area, a queen-sized bed, a shower room with hot and cold shower and complete toiletries, most of all, it’s clean. Here’s a short video of our room.
The Deluxe Room’s size is reasonable for its price. The ambiance is cozy and intimate and is just perfect for couples who are strict with the budget. The bed is remarkably comfortable. The wi-fi, however, is quite so-so. We personally don’t expect a 4G signal at Coron so that wasn’t a problem. Though, if you are working remotely and needs a strong wifi connection, I cannot advise using the in-room wi-fi. You’d have to go outside and look for a better signal to keep your work going or use their connection at the lobby entrance.
But with these amenities at hand, you’d really be getting the most out of your money during your stay. Truly a value for money, a bang for your buck.
The Verdict at Coron Soleil Express Hotel
When you book at Coron Soleil Express Hotel, you are entitled to:
◊ Free Breakfast
◊ Free Wi-Fi
◊ Free use of Infinity Swimming Pool
◊ Free use of Cardio Gym
◊ Free Shuttle Transfers from Airport to Hotel and vice-versa
◊ Breakfast Upgrade (buffet style) for Php 200 ($4) at Sol 721
Location-wise: The hotel is not far from the main town. Only Php 20 each from the hotel to town via the tricycle.
Staff-wise: They are all smiles, friendly, and approachable.
Vacation-wise: Cleanliness, comfort, and relaxation are what they could offer.
Service-Wise: They are superb. Will definitely do their best to serve you.
We can definitely say that this hotel, Coron Soleil Express Hotel, is one of the best 3-star hotels in Coron.
Coron Soleil Express Hotel
Mabintangen Road, Palawan, 5316 Coron, Philippines
Tel No: +632-8066377 | +63915 – 2126340 | +63939-9269288
Disclaimer: All opinions, reviews, and statements are our own.
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