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Makulay Lodge & Villas

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| Access Lane to Calaan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for dinner and we were impressed with their steak blue cheese dish and they have a great view and beachfront tables facing Cadlao island. This is good for a romantic date night. They have the best steak in El Nido! 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveled in June 2015 and stayed a bit under a week as a couple, we stayed in 'the loft' a single house / cottage above the restaurant. Cottage: clean, comfortable, beautiful, felt like living in a treehouse! Great terrace with a bench and table, only issue was AC was broken, but we received a discount on our rate and was... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I love this place - the location, atmosphere, views - everything about it. If you can manage the steps, opt for the top room for the best view. We ate in a couple of times, including Xmas eve and Xmas day and were not disappointed - who could be with the al fresco restaurant on the beach? Nothing was too... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We went to El Nido to stop for a while, I mean when you have the life you travel a lot and you want to go somewhere and spend there longer time. After some posts on local blogs I found that Makulay might be it. Especially a rooms on hill. We booked room number 5 which fitted in our budget... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

After organising a trip to explore the Philippines with my mate this was one of many villas and hotels which we stayed in - and boy was it the best out of the lot! We had originally only intended to stay for 1 or 2 nights but a week later we still found ourselves there. The manager of Makulay was... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

I had the pleasure to stay in Makulay El Nido for a week in October 2015. The place has a perfect location, quiete and beautiful, far away/close enough to "downtown", with restaurants, bars, services. Makulay has a great bar and restaurant, I recommend to try Makulay cocktails with calamansi !! Andrew, Makulay manager, really made the difference in our stay... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

It is not the best place in Palawan, but the location is stunning! The sunsets and sunrises amazing. The staff are nice and the bar is cute. Rooms could offer more comfort but still is a nice place to stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

I had a great experience at Makulay, it was tranquil, zen, set in a small slice of paradise. I loved the cottage I stayed in, found the staff extremely helpful and more importantly I felt safe. My room was cleaned every day with fresh linen delivered. I tried the food a few times, again great! I recommend trying the cocktails,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I loved this hotel - for what it was it was perfect. Don't expect luxurious but came here with my boyfriend for 4 nights - reasonable price, beautiful views, very quiet and lovely walk into the town centre and lovely bar in situ with the hotel with great breakfasts - no complains. Lots of steps though so not for the... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I loved staying at Makulay Lodge! Everyone was so friendly and we were made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived. Our room was fairly basic as you'd expect from being in a small island lodge resort, however it was very clean and comfortable and everything worked well. We didn't have any struggles with water or electricity like you... More 

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