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Bulskamp Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Osmena Street, Masagna El Nido, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Bulskamp Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located just a couple of steps from the "main" street. Very nice yard with sitting area, open aquarium, turtles and talking birds that make your every morning. The owners and crew are very nice and helpful regarding any practicalities. Rooms are very clean. The place has own generator which comes handy during brown-outs - these happen still quite frequently. Wi-Fi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

El nido was probably the highlight of our holiday in the Philippines; and Bulskamp inn played a huge part to it. We booked this hotel through email as it's not on the main hotel booking sites and communication was excellent. This is a little gem in the heart of El nido. The beach and everything (restaurants, bars, tour operators, etc.)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The universe conspired for us to stay at this very charming place. My email exchange with Ms Virgie was very smooth, clear and concise. Our PPS to El Nido Trip was very comfortable because of her recommendation to take the Daytripper van. Value for money, it was worth every peso. The room, bathroom and the Inn's garden is super super... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were struggling to find accommodation in el nido and that's how we ended up staying here. And it was awesome! Ray is the manager and he was one of the most helpful people in the world. He also was so nice and provided us with amazing service. He brought my husband coffee up to our room on his birthday... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

A nice and cheap place to stay. The owner couldn't do enough for us. The location was great, though it wasn't very quiet I must admit. The garden is great and tranquil & the hotel overall was extremely clean. I'd definitely recommend it, if you're on a budget.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We arrived El Nido quite late at around 11.30pm, since we didn't get lucky of grabbing a map at the airport (NO MAP available). Me and my best gal didn't booked in advance, so when we arrived at the bus terminal a tricycle driver took us to Barangay Buena Swerte. We decided to get off and walk around ourselves and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We looked around quite a bit before deciding on settling on the delightful Bulskamp Inn as our base for our time in El Nido, and are very happy with the decision we made. Ray and the rest of the staff were warm and always happy to help; checking us in at 3.00am after our late bus from Puerto Princesa, extending... More 

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Bacoor, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The warmth and hospitality of the Filipinos for local and foreign travelers can be truly felt in this quiet and unassuming place that is 2-5 minutes away from everything - and, I mean everything. Virgie, who runs the place, took care of all our needs and had answers for just about anything we asked her. The staff are extremely pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The reviews said this place is clean AND it is! The staff were friendly and helpful, the room is spacious and it is situated near shops, restaurants etc. There are hammocks by the koi pond in the foyer, tables to sit at with your own snacks. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Located just off the Main Street lies this small hidden gem. Unassuming from the outside, the staff are very welcoming and can't do enough for you. Our room was exceptionally clean complete with AC, fan, TV and fridge. There was no safe in the room, but we were immediately offered a place to keep our valuables. Although there are no... More 

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