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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 #11 of 22 hotels in Koror
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Who goes to Palau to hang out in a hotel all day? Clean rooms, good showers, and a restaurant that is a step above fast food. In a place like Palau you don't need anything else. For the price and quality service this place deserves 5 stars. The hotel has a small staff, but any time I had a question... More

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Daejeon, South Korea
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here on our recent trip to Palau. The hotel was perfect for our needs. It wasn't anything fancy, but the room was a decent size, the bed was comfortable, and the shower was good enough for us (the water really only ever got warm, but the temperature was consistent and comfortable). There was a TV,... More

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Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We preferred to spend more money on diving than hotels so we ended up getting this one. The view on the water at night was nice, the room was OK for the money spent. Staff was friendly and the breakfast was OK.

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San Francisco
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
40 helpful votes 40 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
77 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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40 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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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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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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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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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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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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