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Marina Garden Beach Resort

Quezon Road (formerly Calle Hama) | Barangay Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines (Formerly Calle Hama)
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Marina Garden Beach Resort
Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in El Nido
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is overpriced, but admittedly, it has some of the best beachfront landscapes and it's location is fabulous. Unfortunately, the service is virtually non-existant, but nothing really happened to ruin my stay, and it was overall average. You can do better to find decent accommodations in the area. Most of the places in El Nido don't advertise online or... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Room was basic , The most thing was disappointing my stay is the electricity its shutdown daily between 6 AM -2 PM ( this is general in El nido) hotel doesn't have generator so you will not be able to have A/C and hot shower or you have to wake up early , furthermore there are a lot of mosquito's... More

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Haikou, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We stayed in one of the family rooms and the room was very basic, but that is what we expected, and that was fine! I would bring a bug net, there were tons of mosquitos, and they can get into the rooms very easily due to the floor boards. The location is great and the cafe on the sand offers... More

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SF Bay Area
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131 reviews 131 reviews
59 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We spent one night in a townside room in February 2014. The room was clean, and in great condition. AC worked well, beds were comfortable. The included breakfast was decent (nothing special though). Staff were professional and friendly. Only complaint (which was admittedly, not their fault) was that at night we could hear loud music from one of the nearby... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and we slept comfortably. We were in Wayside Cottage. We had a problem with the bathroom water pressure and they fixed it immediately. It was located right on the beach it was nice to be able to listen to the ocean from our room. The room was large and clean. We were only in... More

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We booked six rooms for a party of eighteen four months before we arrived. You would think that they would prepare for a large group, but clearly, they did not. After a grueling trip from the airport via a rickety van, we cannot even freshen up because the towels they provided were damp. We handed it back to the staff... More

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Makati, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

It's been our second time at Marina Garden and the only difference from our last stay (November 2012) was that our favorite hammock was gone! I wish they will return it as it really complements the rustic ambiance of the place. We already experienced staying at all the Cottage Rooms and we've had no problems or complaints, whatsoever. Honestly, I... More

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Manila, Philippines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Room: townside room can accommodate 3. 2 real beds + 1 mattress on the floor. We git an adjoining room foe my other 2 friends. Slept soundly except when the aircon started making gurgling sounds due to ice. Electricity: You'll be woken up by 6am when electricity goes off across town. Remember to charge all electronics at night after you... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We booked a standard room for 4 nights and was hoping we would get some view from our room but unfortunately we got the one that didn't have the view. But it was okay as we were out and about during the day anyway. Our room was neat and gets cleaned everyday but lacking ventilation. Bathroom's tiny. Breakfast was okay.... More

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Breckenridge, Colorado
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Marina Garden Hotel has great views and an awesome garden surrounding the hotel. Breakfast is very good with the staff knowing who you are and having a place for you to sit your first day there! Great location on the beach and only a few steps to your awaiting tour boat for the day, super fantastic! Room was a nice... More

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Additional Information about Marina Garden Beach Resort

Also Known As:
Marina Garden Beach Hotel El Nido
Marina Garden Beach Hotel
Marina Garden Beach Resort El Nido, Palawan Island
Address: Quezon Road (formerly Calle Hama) | Barangay Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines (Formerly Calle Hama)
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in El Nido
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of El Nido's first accommodations, Marina Garden is a small, family-owned beachfront inn that provides simple, clean, and comfortable lodging for all types of travelers. The Country Villa's air-conditioned, shabby-chic rooms nurture the traveler yearning for the comforts of home. Its cozy charm has been popular with couples, families, women, seniors, and businessmen. The original Native Cottages offer a more rustic Philippine experience. Backpackers and budgeters can go back to basics in these beachfront bamboo cottages. ... more   less 

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