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2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   40 Taft Street, Bgy. Kalipay, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
DT-Manila Manila, Philippines
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Puerto Princesa last Feb 7-9, 2014, my family stayed in this B&B. It was really a home-away-from-home experience. I felt we were in our own home. It's so clean, the staff were were warm -- especially the manager, Malu! And even before we came in, communicating with Malu was very nice & cordial, and response was fast. Thank... More

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Taoyuan, Taiwan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Nestled in a very quiet neighbourhood, yet, within walking distance to busy Rizal Ave, where the famed Kalui restaurant is located. The pension setting is very warm, and the rooms very clean. Malu has been very helpful in organising our tours, which, we enjoyed immensely. Will return on our next trip to PPS.

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Malu L, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

We are all looking forward to your next visit! Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It's always our pleasure to be of service. More

Middletown, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Great Service. Having Malu at helm in Matutina is just like having a butler. She is very efficient in arranging our excursions and restaurant reservations. Malu is always available to accommodate guests' concerns and needs. Very warm and friendly. The best ever in our travels. Matutina is conveniently located in the heart of the city. Very clean. Homey. Unbeatable for... More

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Malu L, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

I am glad to be of service! Thank you for the inspiring review and we shall always aim to give each and every guest the ultimate Palawan experience. More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

After months of doing my research on this place, I finally had the chance to stay here. Matutina Pensionne is conveniently located in Taft Street right along Rizal Avenue. Was here for 4D3N with my sisters & we enjoyed it! The place is simple and with all that antique furniture only gave it that extra homey feel. The rooms were... More

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Malu L, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review, we are truly humbled by this. Consider Matutina Pensionne your home here in Puerto Princesa City! More

Utrecht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

a place which gives one the feeling of being home. Very friendly and helpful personnel, neat clean and well kept rooms. Beautifully located in an almost colonial style house, walking distance from marketplaces, cathedral and bay-walk.

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Malu L, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

Thank you, Jeroen, for trusting your vacation with us. We are looking forward to see you again! More

Perth Western Australia
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Very pleasant stay here, Malu(manager)and staff very helpful. Tours, transport all booked through Malu. Malu was very helpful even in trying to help us with finding accommodation in El- Nido which was much appreciated. Location ok, quiet and close to Cathedral, Baywalk and an easy stroll to town. Free and fast Wi-Fi. Breakfast simple, but nice. Large room, excellent air... More

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Malu L, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure to have you as our guests. Thank you so much! More

Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I've stayed with a friend twice and will definetly come back again. The rooms are comfortable and clean, also the breakfast is enjoyable. Above all I liked the fiendlyness and the staff itslelf. Enjoy!

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Malu0904, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts! More

Muntinlupa City
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Got the best choice of choosing Matutina Pensionne. We just stayed here for 2 nights but definitely we will keep coming back. The place is just so simple yet you will really feel at peace and contented. Staffs are really accommodating, friendly, and smiles a lot! Me and my husband suddenly just burst out the same word, "it feels like... More

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Malu L, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

Thank you, Ma'am Mariel, for the beautiful review. We are glad you felt at home. Consider Matutina Pensionne your home in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan! We hope you'll visit us again one of these day :) More

Palawan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Work led me to Matutina's Pensionne. I needed to stay in Palawan to do a research project and I was initially worried where I would stay for a month or two. Upon first glance, on a rainy saturday evening, I immediately fell in love with this place. The ambiance, the warmest welcome punctuated with smiles, the wooden, homey interiors that... More

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Malu L, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

Thank you for this very beautiful review, we are truly humbled and inspired by it. It is our goal to make each and every guest's stay memorable. Looking forward to your "regular" visits :) More

Nha Trang, Vietnam
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23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The staff are wonderful and everyone is very accommodating. Nice, clean rooms. Great price. Highly recommend if you will be staying in Puerto Princesa. Decent breakfast included in price. Puerto Princesa has nothing but the Underground river and you must move on if you want a beach. Beaches are 4-5 hours away by bus.

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Malu L, Guest Relations Manager at Matutina, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you! More

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Additional Information about Matutina

Also Known As:
Matutina Palawan Island/Puerto Princesa
Address: 40 Taft Street, Bgy. Kalipay, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Puerto Princesa
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 124 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Princesa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Matutina 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Matutina Pensionne stays true to the premise of "traditional Filipino hospitality". We believe that each and every guest is special, and we make it certain that they are. Come and experience how it feels to be "home away from home". ... more   less 
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