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Hippocampus Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Daan Bantayan, Philippines
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Malapascua Island
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Best place to stay. After few days we also realized that the restaurant it's one of the best of the Island. The owner, Maria, she's a very welcoming and charm person. Ask her for any tips for your journey on the Island and for the rest of your travel over The Philippines . It's perfect for a couple who's looking... More

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Perth, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The location of this hotel is perfection. Right on the beach. The staff were friendly. Rooms were basic but fine. Mosquito nets above the bed were much appreciated. Wifi wasn't working whilst we were there, but no problems. We ate most of our meals at the resorts restaurant. Food was simple but perfectly fine. Malapascua is a beautiful island, would... More

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Vienna, Austria
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

After arriving Malapascua Island the first you see is the typhoon Yolanda had visited also this island and hit most buildings of course including all the hotels. There are some nice places to stay I decide to stay in a standard room at Hippocampus Beach Resort. The room is clean but a lot of mosquitos make the stay a bit... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Super place on the beach. Even though the island is affected by the tyfoon, it's still a very beautiful place. And everybody on the island where so nice to us. Hippocampus is on the least affected area.

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Syke, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I recommend the resort to all interested people, who want to visit the Philippines. The staff in morning and night shift was good and friendly. The single problem is that some dishes are not available someday. The rooms are decent standard. The greatest plus factor is the location. The resort is located directly at the beach. In the evening one... More

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Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Best located on Bounty beach. Clean rooms. Very friendly staff. The "magellans" bar and restaurant is the best on malapascua. With international food. In the evenings you can have your dinner at the beach with ocean view. For diving, the ways are short. The next divebasis are only a few steps away arround the resort. For sure i will come... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

it is a really nice resort. at hippocampus you can eonjoy your holidays. the ambiance is relaxed and it's right next to the beach. the service is great and whenever you have a problem, you will find someone who can help. the rooms are very clean and the employees take care of you.

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Lapu Lapu, Philippines
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Stayed here during a 3-days-2-nights stay in April. Paid PHP1500 for a non-AC room for 2 with free breakfast. The free breakfast servings were huge! The room was clean although a little dark, even when you turn on the lights. There are dogs and birds but that's normal in this island. And one particular bird was really funny. Staff are... More

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Manila, Philippines
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We had a great stay here in Hippocampus Beach Resort. After the boat transfer from mainland Cebu to Malapascua Island, my friends and I have no idea where this resort was located. Good rhing that The locals are so accommodating and helpful. They lead us to the resort and gave some tips what to do around the island. The check-in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

stayed for 3 nights in a standard room, unlike some of the higher class rooms it is simple, but still offered all I need. And as it was low season I could make a good bargain. Staff is friendly and helpful, i felt like at home. Diving with the associated SeaQuest shop was fantastic. Perfect holiday!

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Address: Daan Bantayan, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Malapascua Island
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hippocampus Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Hippocampus Beach Hotel Malapascua Island
Hippocampus Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island

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