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Dr. V. Locsin St, Dumaguete City 6200, Philippines
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Ranked #12 of 41 Dumaguete City B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I go to Dumaguette (every two years) I stay in Hotel Palwa. It's a well located hotel in the center of town. Most rooms have been renovated and are in a decent, clean state. The airco is good, a decent flat screen TV and even the WiFi works most of the time. Service is great, staff is friendly... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have stayed in this hotel on a few occasions with a family of 5 and cannot find a fault with the staff or the accommodation. Always a pleasant stay the room always cleaned and the staff always willing to help very safe and convenient in the heart of the city. Capasso Family

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Winchester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Well Palwa means palm! Good sized rooms; cool aircon; efficient friendly staff and free pickup from airport. Wi-fi isn't 100% reliable but it does reach rooms. Have stayed many times and whilst there is no room safe, there is in reception.

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Adelaide, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The Palwa is located near the center of Dumaguete, a nice little town with a pleasant seafront boulevard. The room was small, but clean and comfortable and the staff pleasant and helpful. It is a basic hotel, similar to many I found in the Philippines, but it did have a nicer atmosphere about it. A tip for travelers on the... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Hotel Palwan is easy to reach in the middle of the town. From here, you walk around one corner to reach the lively market of Dumguete, a few minutes more and you reach the Cathedral and if you go down the road you hit the beach promenade - a good choice in the evening. The hotel rooms are very well... More

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Seattle, Washington
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153 reviews 153 reviews
77 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We found this hotel on line and checked in. The room is huge and warm. The room had a small flat screen TV, AC desk, end tables and lamps. The room was very modern and clean. The staff was super. Ice and was able to give us a map and tell us about the town. We ate lunch in the... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Excellent for first timer! Location at the heart of the city, 5-10 minute walk to Rizal Boulevard, 3 minute walk to the market. Near to best restos. The hotel.... clean room, friendly staff, rates are very economical. Highly recommended! My only recommendation is for them to have their own resto in the future, it will be nice to drink a... More

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Luganville, Vanuatu
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I went to stay here last year . And as I came inside the staffs from the reception are all smiling and very intertaining. The room is clean but it's a bit limited space. They have a restaurant downstairs next to the reception too. And if you need to go for shopping it's pretty close to Tops and bottom mall... More

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Batangas City, Philippines
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Very nice room accommodations, clean and friendly staff.... flat screen tv, wifi, clean shower and linens... has a very nice location, walking distance to the Dumaguete Belfry, Rizal Blvd and other restos like the Sans Rival, Chin loong, MC Donalds and Jollibee....No restaurant, but i hope it opens, it has a nice ambience... i have been there for a week... More

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Denver, Colorado
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I have stayed here many times over the years, in fact I have spent more nights at this hotel, than any other anywhere. I recently checked in, only to find the majority of the staff who I have come to know over the years no longer work here. As mentioned in the previous 2 posts, the restaurant was not operating,... More

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Address: Dr. V. Locsin St, Dumaguete City 6200, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Dumaguete City
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