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West Plaza by the Sea

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 280, Koror, Koror Island 96940 , Palau
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Ranked #14 of 22 hotels in Koror
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

hotel is very very basic.....small rooms....small bathroom (although fully functional). everything's clean and there's a dumbwaiter-style elevator to move your luggage up and down floors, but you take the stairs. TV gets two channels from Australia, and when we were there they were showing the same program, so more like one channel. Air conditioner worked well, which is critical in... More

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Key West, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This Motel was priced right. The room was small, but the shower was hot. The little restaurant carried their own beer,which was fun. The food was ok. The location was by the water. Some days the water was really beautiful. It was not a swimming beach. I had looked at a lot of accommodations and this is not a cheap... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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102 reviews 102 reviews
76 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

While relatively economical, I was generally disappointed by my recent stay. On the plus side, the hotel is very clean with a strong shower and the staff is exceptionally friendly and helpful. However, the room is ultra-basic with two TV channels (!), no Wi-Fi, and an extremely lumpy old mattress. If your room faces the street, you'll hear every car... More

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Makati, Philippines
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

By the sea, or seaside, as the locals called it is on the way to one of the docks. Both sides look out onto the sea, which at sunset was quite pretty. However the hotel is quite dull and dark. Our room had an outside walkway to get to it which meant we had to keep the curtains closed, so... More

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Pittsburgh
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48 reviews 48 reviews
41 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Shuttle service was provided at a reasonable cost. There were water views on both sides of the hotel. Less than a 10 minute walk to the town of Koror. Quiet at night. We spent a total of 3 nights at West Plaza by the Sea before and after our liveaboard trip. Rooms had either one double bed or double and... More

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Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

Has all the amenities and services of 4&5 star hotels. Very clean and spacious rooms. Comfortable beds and powerful ac. Staff could not be more gracious and price is a steal. Booked with ocean hunter III on way on and recommend to book direct on way out when c/o on initial visit. Got a complimentary 8:30 early check. Great Place.

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Austin, Texas
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stayed one night prior to a dive trip. Arrived late in the night, the room was ready, clean, and comfortable. Perfect to catch up on sleep after a very long flight. This place is nothing fancy but perfect for the one night stay we needed. Since we arrived so late, they allowed us to have a late check out. We... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Since this was a dive trip, we really didn't stay most of our day in the hotel. It was homey for most of us because a lot of their staff are Filipinas. The rooms are clean, but they do not really clean the rooms everyday, except if you request them to clean it. The location is near the museum, and... More

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Tampa, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Remember that you are in Koror. Not tons of choices. There are a few much more expensive places that cater primarily to the Japanese. This hotel is staffed completely with Filipino's, the worker bees of the islands. All very friendly and respectful. The rooms are super clean and basic. A couple channels on the TV and rock hard beds. The... More

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We had to stay at West Plaza by the Sea a couple of nights until our rooms at Palau Pacific Resort were available. About all I can say is the place is cheap and the rooms seemed clean. It is a very dark and dreary place to stay so if you are going to have to stay there plan on... 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 by the Sea 3*
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West Plaza By The Sea Hotel Koror
West Plaza By The Sea Palau, South Pacific

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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Koror
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Features 36 rooms overlooking the ocean lagoon and nearby islands. Rooms range from standard class to deluxe rooms with kitchenettes, and a penthouse suite on the roof deck with a large private veranda, whirlpool bath, kitchenette, and plenty of spacious living area. West Plaza By the Sea also features the Red Rooster Cafe. The cafe offers a wide selection of Japanese Cuisine, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The nightly happy hour features Palau's only locally brewed beer on tap, Red Rooster Draft. ... more   less 
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