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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
RyanJfromMD Annapolis, Maryland
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    3 of 5 stars
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Annapolis, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 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
33 helpful votes 33 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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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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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Muscat, Oman
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and occupied a 2-bedroom for 150$ a night .Rooms are okay.It has a kitchen,spacious living room, one small toilet and bath. Service is average. They don't even gave us complimentary water during our stay.

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Wakefield, MA
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245 reviews 245 reviews
27 hotel reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We stayed at this hotel 2 times. The first time was in April 2010 and this time was April 2012. We were quite happy both times. The rooms and bathroom are clean and comfortable. They have good size rooms. The staff couldn't be friendlier. They got us a rent-a-car when we asked and they also made a couple of other... More

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Manila, Philippines
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

First, the location of West Plaza Malakal makes it very convenient when you dive with Sams Tours, as you can walk there in 10 minutes. Second, you are right next to the port where the boat to Peleliu departures from, which is a must for divers to go to. Third, you have Palm Bay Bistro Restaurant in front of the... More

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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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