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Mayon Backpackers Hostel

#040 Brgy 11, Maoyod Subdivision | Diego Silang St. Old Albay, Legazpi City, Legaspi, Luzon 4500, Philippines
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed there two nights in two different rooms. The rooms are clean and nice and the beds are comfy. The hostel itself is really fun. Very relaxed, nice people, have a kitchen with bananas, bread, coffee and water. A walking distance from the city and the main road, where you can get jeepneys to everywhere. On top of that, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent and friendly staff. The backpackers hostel location was walking distance to the town and local transportation. Everything was clean and tidy. Comfortable bunk beds. Thanks Vanessa for all your help.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

as i arrived i was greeted with warm smiles of cool staff members..such an underrated place by some not so cool visitors though.. first and foremost it is already over the top to provide a person a place to stay at such comfortable and accomodating place for only 350php per day.. airconditioned room and free and unlimited bananas, bread and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a superior private room but wish we'd never bothered. The room was dark and dingy, the air con was extremely noisy and the bed was dirty and small for two people. Only one towel was provided and one small bed sheet to sleep under. The location of the hostel isn't the best. Down some back streets out of... More 

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Clifden, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Worth pointing out from the start, I was a poor student backpacking for a few weeks when I stayed here. I didn't have a reservation when I arrived and that was sorted out very quickly. I was staying in a 6-person dorm with its own bathroom. The bed was sufficiently comfortable and the sheets were sufficiently clean. All the common... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We booked a 4-bunk fan room online and when we got there they provided us with a 6-bunk air-conditioned room. We thought it was an upgrade but turns out the a/c was busted and we had no fan at all so afternoons were hot and stuffy. We don’t know what happened - they didn't even explain why the "downgrade". Staff... More 

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MayonBackpackers, Owner at Mayon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

On behalf of Mayon Backpackers Hostel Staff, We would like to thank you for choosing Mayon Backpackers Hostel as a place for you to stay in during your visit here in Legazpi, Albay and for your positive comments during your stay. We also appreciate your sincerest remarks to where we could welcome more improvements to the hostel. Mayon Backpackers Hostel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I arrive at the hostel late afternoon after biking for long hours from naga. The.receptionist is really not attentive. He is very much busy watching anime on the computer..as i enter the room..i was suprised to see lits of mosquitoes flying around and my god!!there us no hot water!!!as i leave the room at night to buy some.food at the... More 

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MayonBackpackers, Owner at Mayon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

On behalf of the Mayon Backpackers Hostel Staff, We would like to thank you for your sincere feedback regarding the services the Hostel provided. Your concerns are valuable to us. Our goal is to give our customer the full extent of excellent services as to make you feel home and safe during your stay, We have addressed the issues throughout... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I stayed here with four of my good friends last October 2013 and we had a great stay! We arrived here pretty early in the morning since we left Manila at night. We simply took a tricycle from the Legazpi bus terminal. We stayed in a dorm-style room for PhP 350 per head but since no one else stayed in... More 

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MayonBackpackers, Owner at Mayon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

On behalf of the Mayon Backpackers Hostel Staff, We would like to thank you for your sincerest reviews towards the services we provided during your stay. Because of your positive comments and positive suggestions, we are delighted to make improvements necessary to enhance our services more and to be able to accommodate admirable customers like you to the fullest extent... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stayed in this hostel with two friends. I've stayed in a lot more better hostels so far in the philippines. First the staff is not really social and welcoming. We also called the hostel to make a reservation. When they said they were fully booked, we did it through hostelworld. The next day we arrived and it wasn't even half... More 

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MayonBackpackers, Owner at Mayon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

On behalf of the Mayon Backpackers Hostel Staff, We would like to thank you for your sincere feedback regarding the services the Hostel provided. Your concerns are valuable to us. Our goal is to give our customer the full extent of excellent services as to make you feel home and safe during your stay, we have addressed the issues throughout... More 

Beijing, China
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42 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Pros: 10 min waking to the city hall, main street & shopping, eating area. quiet enviornment. reasonable price. Cons: Room air-con too old and noisy. lots of ants in room floor. Almost no wifi signal in room. you can use wifi in lobby/living room area. Staff seems not familar with the local transportation to other nearby city/towns & can't help(you... More 

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MayonBackpackers, Owner at Mayon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

On behalf of the Mayon Backpackers Hostel Staff, We would like to thank you for your sincerest reviews towards the services we provided during your stay. Because of your positive comments and positive suggestions, we are delighted to make improvements necessary to enhance our services more and to be able to accommodate admirable customers like you to the fullest extent... More 

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