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Rosvenil Pensione

P. Burgos Street | Tacloban City, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I stayed here for 1 week in October of 2014. This hotel is centrally located, within walking distance to restaurants and local sites. It is easy to get a pedi-cab or taxi. It is also very close to a laundry. The hotel staff were all very pleasent and helpful. The wifi worked very well in the lobby and the upper... More 

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117 reviews 117 reviews
38 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have stayed here a few times since the 2013 Typhoon. The hotel rooms are basically clean and serviceable but basic. The good rooms have AC , hot water and cable TV which is a plus. The largest rooms are like a small apartment and in fact too much unless you bring the family or plan on using it as... More 

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San francisco
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed a couple nights here on a return trip to Tacloban. Great hotel, very clean, comfortable beds, good shower...highly recommend this place! It is centrally located in Tacloban so it is convenient to get around. One thing to note is that they don't take credit card so have some cash on hand. I think it was around $70USD per night.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

As other travelers have noted, Tacloban is still trying to rebuild after last year's flattening by tropical cyclone Haiyan/Yolanda. This means that hotel rooms are hard to find in the city, and those you find may not be all that wonderful. That being said, we stayed overnight at Rosvenil due to an early flight from Tacloban airport the next morning.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Was in Tacloban recently for a relief mission and stayed at Rosvenil for 9 days. If you just need a place to sleep and have a shower , then thats fine. There is nothing else thats offered. And I mean nothing. Asked for a plaster or band aid as they call them there, they did not have a first aid... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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111 hotel reviews
393 helpful votes 393 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Rosevinel Pension is one of only a very few hotels operating after Typhoon Yolanda flattened much of Tacloban. Under the circumstances, one can't ask for much. I was extremey happy to have a relatively clean room, clean sheets(!) and electricity (thanks to their private generator). The place is still recovering from nearly two meters of water from the storm surge... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I think the correct spelling here is Rosvenil Pension. Either way this might be the best stay in Tacloban City. It is very affordable and comfortable. Yes it is a budget place but that does not mean it is not clean and comfortable. They are even doing construction on more units. They said due to open by the end of... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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72 reviews 72 reviews
64 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

One can easily overlook this place. I discovered this pensionne on the Web, while looking for a cheap place to stay in Tacloban for a business trip. Yes it's cheap, with a single room less than 1 thousand bucks. The front of the inn is an old house, where the registration counter is. There are also a couple of old... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

I booked into one of the matrimonial rooms,for just under 1000 pes. it's quite OK ! Staff not exvessively friendly but the place seems well run and has a pleasant atmosphere.There's a new wing under construction and a small restaurant next door. All in all,a good choice.

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

the hotel facilities was ok but only to find out that you have no safety inside. My money was stolen while I was out running. The room boy first asked me if im going to check out, I said no. Then I went and had fun outside. when I came back aorund 11am I realized that my bag was already... More 

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