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MNL Boutique Hostel

Valdez cor. Santiago St., Poblacion, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 30 Specialty lodging in Makati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Hafsham Beluran, Sabah, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Beluran, Sabah, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I travelled to the Philippines in June 2014 and stayed for 3D2N at MNL just to find great people and interesting places in the Philippines. I had a great stay at MNL hostel, I booked a private queen-sized bed with the catchy mural and the staff were friendly plus they made in keeping the hostel clean. They have free breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at MNL for 4nights last March. We were given a private room with a balcony. The queen-sized bed is so comfortable and bathroom is clean! The photos on the website do not give justice for it is much much better in person!! I will highly recommend this hostel for solo traveler, group of people and... More

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Oakland, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

MNL Hostel is great- the rooms are super clean and the beds are nice and compfy... I had one of the rooms that has the shower and toilet inside the room which is a nice perk. Coffee, tea, bread, and waffle mix is included as well! The common areas as clean with nice decorative details and the staff are super... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We'd stayed in other more expensive hotels before finding this hostel and we wished we'd found it earlier! Great rooms and bathrooms and very helpful staff! Fast internet too and communal fridge! Very good value!

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Peace River, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

MNL had nice beds, functioning showers, and staff that took the time to treat us well. They stored our bags no problem because we checked in early, and they explained the local attractions clearly. There is plenty to do nearby, especially the nightly food market.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I had my family stay in this hotel and they loved it. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. The place is clean, even their shared shower and toilet. And for the price we got it already includes breakfast! This place is highly recommended for budget travelers who happen to drop by Makati. :)

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Sao Paulo, SP
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The hostel is very well located in Makati with a very friendly staff that will give you very good advises and help you with your planning. The room was very comfortable but could be very cold sometimes depending on which bed you are sleeping at. It have a nice character and sometimes the staff will pass by giving beer for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Nice hostel in the makati district. The staff is very helpful and sometimes they make a jam session in front of the street. It's also in walking distance to the bar/pub street. Some rooms are a little bit noisy because they are close to the common area. But thats backpacker life! Security is very high. Everybody gets a batch for... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Location great, staff great, safe, very social, spotlessly clean and comfortable. I was stung for a whole night when I arrived early in the morning, maybe a reduced rate would be better, otherwise really top notch hostel, with great breakfast. I was also stung again when I had to cancel a booking when I wanted to stay again, which I... More

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Manila, Philippines
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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is actually my first time to try staying in a dorm type hostel in Manila. The location is awesome. It is very easy to find. MNL Boutique Hostel is in the heart of Makati Avenue, just behind A Venue Mall, so restaurants, bars, spas, grocery stores, drug stores, convenient stores, fast food chains, etc are just a few minutes... More

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Address: Valdez cor. Santiago St., Poblacion, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Makati
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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MNL Boutique Hostel is a project of backpackers and well traveled friends that aims to showcase Filipino culture and hospitality in a clean, wholesome and welcoming environment.At MNL, we make sure that when you visit, it's like coming home to an old friend or reconnecting with a family member. We like sharing our stories and we'd also love to hear yours too -- perhaps over a cold bottle of San Miguel Beer.We believe that there is more to Manila than just a jump off point to the islands, that's why we make it a point to give our guests a memorable experience at the hostel.We added a "boutique" to our name because we believe that traveling on a budget does not mean that you have to let go of your comforts. At the same time, art pieces at the hostel depict a story that is truly Filipino -- from pop icons and national heroes to pieces of furniture to hand woven blankets by indigenous tribes.Lastly, we believe that there is nothing more comforting for a traveler in a foreign land than to meet a fellow traveler or to link with a local with the same interests. More than just a place to sleep, this camaraderie is what we build at MNL. ... more   less 
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