The Funny Lion is a new boutique hotel in Coron, Philippines. It just opened in 2014 and is part of the One-Of Collection hotel group which also manages amongst others the Amorita Resort in Bohol and the Santa Monica Beach Club in Dumaguete. Read here my Luxury Hotel Review The Funny Lion Hotel Coron.
Luxury Hotel Review The Funny Lion Hotel Coron – Location
The Funny Lion is located at Coron Town on Busuanga Island in the Coron area of Palawan. The domestic airport is only 16.8 kilometres away and can be easily accessed with the hotel’s airport shuttle. All attractions like the Mount Tapyas and the departure points for diving and island hopping tours are very close. A tricycle to the center of Coron Town only takes about 7 minutes and costs 25 Pesos (about 0.5 USD) per person.
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Room Experience The Funny Lion
The Funny Lion Hotel Coron has three different room categories; cub room, king room and pride room. I stayed in the pride room. It is very spacious with a size of 25 square meters and has one comfortable king bed. I really liked how the room is furnished and felt at ease.
The Food at The Funny Lion
The Funny Lion offers a wide range of food. Breakfast is served in the form of a buffet with muesli, bread, ham and cheese, fruit juices, philippine breakfast and waffles. There is also a cooking station where you can order omelette.
Lunch and dinner is á la carte. You can choose amongst other pizza, seafood dishes, salads or meat dishes. I tried the following dishes during my stay.
Shrimp ala Plancha: Pan fried fresh Busuanga shrimps smothered with chili butter sauce, spring onion and fried garlic.
Safari Garden Salad: Al fresco greens loaded with chicken, egg and bacon tossed in citrus vinaigrette with crunchy peanut brittle.
Hunter’s Pizza: Pizza crust with parma ham, tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.
Cashew Crusted Prawns: Saltwater tiger prawns topped with cashew butter crust then baked until golden and served with garden greens with dalandan vinaigrette.
I really liked the food and the attentive service. For your dinner I recommend a table outside next to the pool.
What I loved about The Funny Lion Coron
- The Funny Lion is really conveniently located. Coron town as well as all major attractions are easy accessible.
- My favorite place was without doubt the pool where you can stargaze and relax after a day full of adventures.
- The staff is really friendly and helpful. Whenever I had a question they tried to help me and provided tips on what to do and where to go.
- My room was clean and nicely furnished. I slept super good in my bed.
Things to do during your stay at The Funny Lion
Coron is one of the world’s most beautiful islands. You can do all kind of adventurous activities. A Must-Do is without doubt an Island Hopping Tour to the Twin Lagoon and Baracuda Lake. It’s amazing! Coron is also famous for Wreck Diving. You can see dozens of Japanese World War 2 ship wrecks.
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Disclaimer: I was a guest at The Funny Lion Coron, Philippines. My opinions, as always, are solely my own.