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El Nido Sands Inn

Serina St., Bgy. Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
El Nido Sands Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I see this hotel on google map. I can not email for them. My friend call to El Nido Sands Inn. They agree keep 1 room with air con for me withthout deposit anything. My room is clean, beach front of. Tour A = 800 PHP, Tour C 1000 PHP. Very cheap and very good.(I come here 17.3.2015). I stayed... More 

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Bristol
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Good value for money although it's quite noisy and there's other alternatives with nicer bathrooms. Some dorm rooms are better than others so have a look round. Wouldn't stay here again as o found nicer options for the same price elsewhere in El Nido

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights only because of the friends I made - this place is not worthy. Ok, the location is good; ok, there's a nice balcony right by the beach, but that's pretty much it. Place is dirty, noisy, with almost useless showers and the staff is not helpful at all. Oh, and the WiFi doesn't work.... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This place is filthy, I'm not going to lie. But its right on the beach with a balcony, is 300 pesos for a dorm or 600 for a private room and has the best Wifi in El Nido (strangely enough!) The sheets are clean (I think) so we didn't mind and the shower had much more pressure than previous places... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Pros - Balcony on the beach with best views. Very social with like minded backpackers (lots of late night drinks in the balcony) Location is perfect 600 pesos for a double room fan is incredible value for El Nido Clean. Cons - Owner will try and rip you off at any opportunity so be very aware to shop around for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Usually 250/night, but my friends and I stayed over New Year's Eve so it was 300. It was pretty packed when we arrived, but the room we stayed in was bright and clean. Our room was overlooking the street, so lots of street noise. The rooms near the balcony were also noisy due to late night NYE celebrations. It rained... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I was lucky to come across this place as most of the rooms in most hotels were booked and the remaining rooms quite pricey. Here I managed to find a double room for 600 pesos a night (I stayed 4), just off the main strip - 1 minute from the beach! The rooms are small, and the bathrooms are shared,... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Having stayed in 4 different properties in El Nido, I can certainly say that this was by far the worst! We made a stupid mistake pre paying for 2 nights in a fan room. While the room didn't look to bad during the day, sleeping became unbearable without AC and due to lack of breeze. Also, there was constant "dust"... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is the bottom of the barrel as far as budget accommodations go. The showers consist of buckets and a cup to get yourself wet and rinse off. The toilets are the same, you use a cup to flush them. They smell absolutely awful and there are far too many people in this hostel to have only two seriously stinky... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

We were a group of 16 pax and we stayed at El Nido Sands Inn for 2 nights. I booked our group in advance c/o Ms. Letty who manages the bookings. She was kind enough to offer us her help in getting us van transfers (from Puerto Princesa) and the island hopping tour as well. The double room (aircon) was... More 

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