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Duchess Pension

107 East Valencia St., 5300, Palawan,", Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manila
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Had stayed here in the past and stayed now for 3nites,,, very disappointed ... if you check their website http://www.duchesspensionpalawan.com/servicesoffered.htm, it projects a great look on the outside ... the "new kitchen" attracted me - which is not there... Sad to say, the place is getting dilapidated - lots of ants, TV connection is so bad, only 2 channels are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you are looking for nice, calm and what's more important cheap place to stay in Puerto Princesa on your way to El Nido or San Vicente, Duchess Pension is your choice. For the group of three we paid 350 for a twin and 250 for a single budget fan room, which was pretty cool, even though we had to... More 

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Went in This pension every time I was seat on the 4 bambù sofa I was bite by the mosquito are coming out!Need to clean or change sofa is better.Staff is always lazy and when we ask something they give us the impression that we disturb them! 1 was GRUMBLED at me in Tagalog with a bad face!! Remember your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Stayed at duchess to keep costs down, paid 600pesos for twin room with fan and cold water. We were going to take the singles with shared bathroom but only 2 toilet/showers per floor did not seem enough. Room was adequate, there was a tv but you had to pay to use it. Shower head was broken on arrival but this... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Our group of 5 stayed here last March and we were very happy with the place. We booked a family room (1200PhP/per night w/o air-con and 1300Php/per night w/ air-con) with 4 beds and paid extra 250Php/per night for 1 extra person and they arranged another bed for us between the double-decker and a big bed. The air-con worked well... More 

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Laoag, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

If your looking for a budget place to stay at, with clean rooms and near the city proper, you can stay at this place. Rooms are affordable, but everything needs to be paid of, like used of wifi including hot water which you need for a coffee. We check in at night, but no one ever assisted us with our... More 

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Taguig, Rizal, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The Duchess Pension was first referred to me by my Dad when he went to Puerto Princesa alone. Upon my arrival this January, I found out for myself why my dad was so ecstatic about this place. The service was first-rate, and the rooms were excellent. We had a little issue during the storm (when a small section of the... More 

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Cainta, Rizal, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

good pts on: 1. our friend's child is free 2. i think the cheapest stay in Coron 3. personnels gave us privacy bec they dont care a lot (as if we arrived wet with sand fr island hopping or too late at nyt) 4. a 20 min walk fr the food chains/market 5. no deposit, no hidden charges however: 1.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This place has simple amenities for solo and group travelers: Simple double deck or queen sized beds, clean sheets and good ventilation. I tried the fan room. I remember I paid P800 for 4D3N there with three more friends. You can verify if this is still true via their website. Good wi-fi connection. I need this when traveling. They also... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

They keep improving the place. Always painting and now new Wi-Fi router for an even faster internet. they constantly up grade the place. Saw a rather unfair review...Guests experiencing issues, can simply inform the staff who will fix them immediately, unless it's the middle of the night...but they will try, anyhow. Pics of the Duchess give the reader an accurate... More 

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