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West Plaza Malakal

3.0 of 5 PO Box 280, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We booked a suite to have a kitchen available. The kitchen was sparsely furnished, but adequate for our purposes. The room itself was quite large, and the beds were comfortable. The a/c was very efficient and kept the room plenty cool and the humidity level down. The staff was also efficient and friendly. It's a great location to stage if... More 

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Agana, Mariana Islands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed at West Plaza for five nights in September, 2014. We will absolutely stay here again on our next Palau trip. The rooms are clean and the service is excellent. Our included breakfast next door @ the Palm Bistro Cafe was surprisingly good (2 eggs any style, bacon or sausage, 2 pieces of toast, and a... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I stayed 4 nights and the room was clean and comfortable. Water pressure was low, but was able to get clean. Very accomodating staff. Walking distance to Sam"s Tours. Red Rooster beer brewed next door, decent food as well. Great place to stay for a dive trip.

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Yokohama, Japan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is a great spot if you just need a place to sleep in Malakal. Red Rooster beer is made steps away as is a great restaurant or you can take the shortcut in the parking lot to walk to Kramer's. Ask for rooms with a quiet ac. Don't expect too much as the staff are overworked. Wifi in the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We spent 3 nights here at the beginning of our trip to Palau and I'd say the hotel was reasonable. Having spent some more time in Palau, I'd recommend the Desekel over this hotel as the location is far better when you don't have a car. The hotel also looked after our bags while we were out kayaking for 8... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were in Palau for 4 nights, 3 days, for scuba diving (which is not enough by the way). The West Plaza Malakal is a very basic hotel with some of the cheapest rates on the island from what we could find. The rooms were tiled, large, and clean. The air conditioning was a wall/window unit which is loud and... More 

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19 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Quirky hotel - some nice features in rooms (toiletries basket), offset by somewhat shabby linens and semi-functioning shower curtain. If you're diving and all you need is a place to sleep, it ticks all the boxes. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Small grocery and laundry right across the street, as well as the local brewery. Easy walking distance to... More 

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6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I stayed at the Malakal for 4 nights because my other hotel was very noisy and I was finally moved. The room I stayed in was on the second floor and had a balcony. The view wasn't that great from the balcony, but that wasn't too much of an issue. The bathroom was big and are kept clean and hot... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This was our first trip to Palau and we stayed 10 days and dove with Sam's Tours. Palau is such a tropical paradise...a step down from the overcrowded Oahu, Hawaii and Guam. The Palauan are very friendly people that will bend over backwards to show you their island. We spent the entire week scuba diving and did a day long... More 

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Tampa, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Filthy rooms, poor service, lumpy hard pillow, mould all over bathrooms and in a/c. I was bumped from Sea Passion due to travel agent mess up and regret trusting my travel agent. Internet is spotty, at cost, and only in the lobby.

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Address: PO Box 280, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
Location: Palau > Koror Island > Koror
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — West Plaza Malakal 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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