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Malvar Hostel

636 Gen. Malvar St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #8 of 64 Specialty Lodging in Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Taguig
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Comfort at it's best with courteous staff. The room is spacious enough with clean bathroom. Though it would be best to replace their linens especially the bed spread with a new one to make it more neat & clean and more so presentable, everything finds to be comfy. I like its quiet ambiance and interiors. The idea of the big... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed at the hostel with my family for 3 days and 2 nights. We choose to stay at this hostel because it is walking distance to the US Embassy. The room was clean, and spacious. The staff are all nice esp. the front desks because they always give their smiles to their clients. The floor was so clean and... More 

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Manila, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed here for the celebration of my mother's birthday. The room was clean and spacious. We feel comfortable knowing that it is a cheap hotel. What makes it perfecg is that it is near malls and convenience store. Almost near to everything! Robinsons ermita was just walking distance. And even the spa where i reserved for a massage was... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Room ( standard) was big and clean, not noisy at all, and the WiFi was powerful enough. Yes, windowless, but I hardly noticed since I wasn't there during the day . The location is a big plus in my opinion; In Malate, shops, restaurants, bars around. Area is ok (never felt unsafe). Much better than MAbini street. Good value for... More 

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Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear dirk S, Thank you so much for the positive feedback about your stay. We are glad to know that you had a nice stay with us and that our rooms were appreciated, the internet connection, our good location in Manila area and most of all the value for money. Though we do not have safety deposit box inside the... More 

Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Really central location with many delicious restaurants around. The area is vibrant but not the cleanest. Hotel was good value, we had a pleasant stay in general. However, the room has no window to the outside and the wireless net isnt stable.

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Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear EugeanYu, We really appreciate you taking time to review your stay in Malvar Hostel. We are happy to know that you had enjoyed your stay despite some concerns. Our rooms really do not have windows as the view is no longer seen from the room considering that our property is just a two-story hostel. As for the internet connection,... More 

Laoag, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This hostel is a sister hostel/hotel to the Las Palmas hotel on Mabini St. in Ermita and just a couple of streets away. The Malvar looks small from the front but is surprisingly large on the inside, it is a converted mansion, At first look you would think this hostel was only recently opened, in fact it is seven years... More 

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Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Allan G, First of all, the team of Malvar Hostel would like to thank you for the informative review you have shared to our fellow travelers who are looking for a place to stay in Manila. We are so overwhelmed by the kind words and comments telling us how great was your recent stay with us. Thank you for... More 

Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stayed here for a couple of days. Although the area is know as a busy district, this one is quite hidden and thus provides a nice atmosphere to relax on. The place is also not so pricey compare to the other hotels in the area.

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Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Teru29, We would like to thank you for your time sharing your comments during your stay with us. We are happy to know that you had a good stay with us. You are right that we are located in a busy district of Manila and thank you for the appreciation on our location and rate. Thank you and we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Malvar Hostel gave me a good value for money. Everytime I visit Metro Manila, I check in to this place. They offer doscounts and service is excellent. Hotel staff are polite. Rooms are clean and convenient for short and long stays. Room service is good especially on terms of cleanliness. The place is strategically located and safe. Its more peaceful... More 

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Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Nashrene R, We would like to extend our thanksgiving on the very good rating and comments you have shared with everyone who will be able to read this review. It is so great seeing how good you have described the location, the area and most importantly the staff and affordable rate that we can provide to our valued guests.... More 

Davao City, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Near Robinsons, Mcdo, Ministop. Staffs we're very accommodating and approachable. It's indeed affordable. Room was fine. atmosphere is peaceful. I had a great stay 😊 and I'll surely recommend this hostel for others to stay.

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Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Nikka C, We are pleased to know that you had a great stay with us. Your review will surely give a good picture in choosing a place to stay here in Manila, Philippines. The high rating you have given us is another good point that will help travelers for Malvar Hostel an options. And most of all, we thank... More 

Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is our go-to place for hotel accommodation whenever in Manila. Lovely rooms, excellent bedding (very fluffy pillows that comes with nice comforter & blanket) - will definitely give you a very good sleep. Real nice ambiance and interiors around the hostel (it has the rustic feel but modern). It's clean and the staff are just wonderful. They are pleasant... More 

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Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Dan V, We would like to thank you for the good review you have shared about Malvar Hostel. We are in aim to provide an accommodation with excellent service at all times and offering the best value for money. Rest assured that we will maintain the best practices for our guest comfort as 'we care'. We hope to see... More 

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