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West Plaza Malakal

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 280, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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Ranked #18 of 22 hotels in Koror
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
DiverDan2014 Honolulu, Hawaii
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
12 helpful votes 12 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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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
14 helpful votes 14 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I stayed for 5 nights this month...keep in mind, my stay was after a few days at Sea Passion and after a week on the Aggressor. It was a step down from either, but proportionately cheaper. For the price, I think a reasonably good place to stay. I ate breakfast 3 times and dinner twice at the adjacent Palm Bay... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

It is a bit too far from downtown. Seems nice place to go diving, but the diving tours usually finish before evening. We should have take a taxi to the downtown at 7USD oneway. Hotel staff are helpful and friendly.

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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*
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West Plaza Malakal Palau, South Pacific

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