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Cliffside Cottages

Rizal Street, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Cliffside Cottages
Ranked #20 of 45 Specialty lodging in El Nido
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Quezon City
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We got the room for 3 w/ extra bed. Owner and staff are nice. We always had hot water ready during the mornings. Only problem we had is the water at the bathroom. Sometimes its off and when its back again, water seems dirty. We don not mind the power interruptions since we are away (island tours or trekking or... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Lonely Planet says these are "poorly maintained" cottages. Not sure I agree. I enjoyed my experience there: - quiet location, 4 mins walk from beach. Most places are on the beach and for drinking tourists. - rustic feel - very competitive price, not sure you'll find anything this good for 700php - staff super helpful. very nice people. 4 stars.

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Manila, Philippines
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The place is clean, restroom every room and a porch area to hang wet clothes or late night drinking. Even though its old and 5min walk from the beach, its a haven for those trying to pinch every penny's (cent's) worth.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Very good price for 2, small cottage with a fan, toilet just okay, a bit stinky. Sleeping is a little hard to get with noise and heat but there is plenty of space out front of cottage, with a porch area to sit and then another outside area to have coffee and read etc. They leave you a flask of... More

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115 reviews 115 reviews
12 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The place is located right at the foot of a limestone cliff. The location plus the native cottages makes the accommodation worth a try. The staff are accommodating and kind. Each room has basic amenities. It's kinda old, but clean. We stayed in fan room but we rarely use the fan as the weather was cool. The room that we... More

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Manila, Philippines
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Cliffside is one of the good backpackers accommodation in El Nido. It is budget friendly yet clean cottage with basic amenities. Staffs are very accommodating and kind. The experience of staying/sleeping in a native cottage at the foot of the limestone cliffs is great. It is a 5 minutes walk to the beach..accessible to the restaurants, bars, etc. Some tips:... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Stayed at cliffside for a week and the price was great based on 2 sharing- p800 a night for a fan room with private toilet and patio. Run by a family the staff are super helpful and lovely. The cottages are basic (no flushing toilets and wifi is on and off) but they're clean and have fans. Electricity isn't on... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

So glad after scouting around we ended up at Cliffside - really lovely family, very laid back and chilled out place at a good price. Its not that far from the sea front so no need to take tricycles and the location is stunning. Discount for long stays (ended up staying 10 days).. Look no further!

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Vancouver, BC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

My friend & I stayed at Cliffside Cottages in March 2013, in a simple room with a double bed & a twin bed for 700 pesos per night. We did not prebook, we just walked up and were lucky to get a room for 3 nights without hassle. We intended to switch hotels as we already had something booked for... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We walked around El Nido looking for a good budget option and ended op at Cliffside Cottages a little out of town. We paid 700 Pesos (in March 2013) for a bungalow with bathroom and a porch. The bungalows are a bit dark and dingy and there are a lot of mosquito's. It's a good place to stay if you're... More

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Address: Rizal Street, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Also Known As:
Cliffside Cottages Hotel El Nido
Cliffside Cottages El Nido, Palawan Island

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