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Golden City Hotel

504 Bustos Street Sta. Cruz, Manila, Luzon 1003, Philippines
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Pasig, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Real close to LRT Carriedo, just around the corner from the hotel. A few hundred meters from the most famous church in whole Phillipines. Quiapo church. just a jeepney ride to divisoria markeds.. laundry servise just 2min from the hotel. atm, mcdonalds and other resturants is just 2-3min away. But i do recomend to eat at the hotels resturant. they... More 

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2 Thank Roseth H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Yes it is cheap for a 24 hrs stay but here's the catch Cockroaches, flies, ants Smelly pillows Dirty stained towels Cracked tiles Stained walls Dirty bathroom with used soaps and tissue left cable TV not functioning Very slow wifi connection Well thanks for the 24 hr nightmare

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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Dirty, dirty, dirty. As mentioned earlier by another reviewer, if I did not book online, I would definitely have passed on this hotel. Prices were cheap at around $50/night, but for good reason. Bathroom was extremely small (1 meter by 1 meter) with a shower toilet and sink. Had to wait 4 hours for check-in, but still found food wrappers... More 

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Good site near LRT-1 Carriedo station. Nearby large street markets. If you like the area in which practically you won't meet Europeans, this place for you. The hotel rather clean (only in a bathroom on a floor there lives a mold), conditioners work perfectly. Beds excellent. In my presence there was no declared free Internet access, but near hotel there... More 

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Mililani, Hawaii
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

My stay here (2 nights & 3 days) was NOT ALL THAT, sorry to say....If I had not already Paid and made Reservations online and knew more about it, I would have stayed at a different Hotel for the following reasons: Location: This Hotel was really far from the Airport; Mall of Asia and the American Embassy in Manila. Taxi... More 

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2 Thank Frederick D
hong kong
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Stayed one night is OK, the location is closed to Chinatown and also near Carriedo LRT.. Single room is without window in 2nd floor. It's quite and there's a restaurant downstair which still have the service at 10: 00pm and the price is reasonable. But some of our favorite dishes choose, they said out of order, so we are unable... More 

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2 Thank katitkin
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I found the previous predominantly negative reviews to be at odds with my recent 22 day stay at Golden City Hotel. In terms of location you couldn’t ask for better – right next to the LRT station, a 3 minute walk to three different enormous supermarkets (plus a number of smaller stalls), right on the edge of the Quiapo based... More 

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6 Thank Vanessa W
Novi Sad, Serbia
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

We have booked 4 nights, but we had to change hotel. That was the dirtiest room ever, other people hair everywhere, mold in bathroom. We asked for the quiet room ,and got one but without windows, and with not so functional air con so it was impossible to bread from the sticky air. Drainage from air con was going straight... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Had a wonderful time here. The hotel staff are nice and friendly. Room is very clean. Located in the center of Manila (very busy street). Good Food, Free Wifi. Although the place is not very classy nevertheless travelers on a budget. You'll get your money's worth. I'd be back.

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