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3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Ranked #51 of 139 Puerto Princesa B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014
valencio2006 dili, east timor
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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dili, east timor
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

we stay there for 3 day 2 nights. the room was not so big, the bed a bit small for 2 adults and 1 kid. they said they provide with complimentary drinking water and free wifi, but when we stayed there they didn't give that. wifi broken already since 1 week before our arrival. the good thing is the hotel... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This hotel refleacts the overall image of the city, at least for me. The rooms are clean, free wi-fi, the staff are great!!! The people are very warm and very hospitable - a Filipino virtue I thought was lost due to western influence. Hey serve the food fast. Staff NEVER asked for any tip nor suggested they even wanted a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

5 minutes away from the Airport. Located at the city center, near to fast food establishments and malls. Staff were courteous and friendly. Room was spacious, clean and new. Food served by their restaurant was also good and somehow affordable. The only down side about our stay was the poor connection of wifi. But the entire stay was really good.... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Close to the airport (maybe five minutes by car), close to the restaurants. Staff are very nice but the service was poor. Asked for face towel but they said that their standard is only bath towels. You have to pay for "extra towel". Didnt sleep good because of the noise from neighbourhood (rooster and dogs). Bathroom gets flooded when you... More

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Vientiane, Laos
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Gorgeous hotel. Fantastic rooms and bed. Friendly, warm and helpful staff. This hotel is ideal for a relaxing vacation. Oh, and the service was fantastic. We traveled with our nephew and they received the same attentive service as the adults. You won't be disappointed!

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Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

It’s our first time in Puerto Princesa that’s why we chose this hotel located in city proper. We booked to a super deluxe room and requested ahead that we wanted a room with a good Wifi signal. So they have given us a room adjacent to Reception and Lobby area. The room has a window but we can only see... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

I stay 3 nights but nothing special that's why I move to el nido to visit some island😔 I'm just sad cuz I never go to underground river no slots until one week all fully book I don't get permit ..! But is nice small hotel

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Manila, Philippines
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This hotel is centrally located - very close to the airport and to many dining options and souvenir shops. For an affordable city accommodation in Puerto Princesa, this is a very good choice. But the breakfast choices are very limited. My only other issue is that the extra bed for the fourth person was very uncomfortable and was squeaky. Other... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Empire Suites is located along Rizal Avenue, only 5 minutes away from the airport. It is walking distance to a lot of eating places and small shops. Breakfast is included, Filipino breakfast which is ok. Definitely, filling. The employees are quite friendly. The room is spacious, 4 people can fit in theeir standard room. The only thin that I do... More

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Huntington, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

An excellent hotel at the heart of Puerto Princessa Palawan. Easily accessible from everuthing, airport, market, dinning locations, Kahlui, Kinabuchs, etc. Hotel staff are welcoming, accomodating and friendly. Food at the restaurant are excellent, the free breakfast ia a bonus, very good Filipino breakfast.

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Address: Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Puerto Princesa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Empire Suites 3*
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