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Monte Karlo Waterfront Tourist Inn

186 San Vicente, Virac, Luzon 4800, Philippines
Monte Karlo Waterfront Tourist Inn

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We spent 10 days in this fine place..beautiful views..we will definitely stay there again. the owner was very accommodating..and again the views are fantastic...and the accomidations are quite comfortable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We were well taken care of by the owners and they were so gracious, kind, helpful, warm and accommodating. They helped us plan and book our daily itinerary and showed genuine concern in making sure we enjoyed our trip. Their cook, Ate Jane, made such delicious dishes (our favorites were crab with taro leaves in coconut cream, stingray, calamari) that... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

-Hostel Location: About 5min to virac downtown by tricycle(around 20p per trip). -Sea view room: Spacious, quiet, relax. Bath room is also quite big. Wifi signal in the room. Nice bay view(can see sun rise and sun set on the balconey). -Owner: Very nice and accommodating to guests. Home feeling. -Food: You can order meal in the hostel(cooked by service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed here one night. First, for the location, this is FAR from Codon Port (45 mins to an hour I guess?) but relatively near to Virac Airport (20 mins, tops). Just so you know how far it was, we paid P700 for a tricycle from the port to the inn, and then P100 from the inn to the airport.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

Spent two nights in this Inn and i must say it's clean, affordable, big rest room (for room 5), central to most places you'd like to get to when in Virac Catanduanes. They have decent wifi, and their light breakfast of native rice cakes is good! Aja, Karlo "long", and tita Fely made us feel very welcome. Their contacts around... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Stayed at this hotel from April 1 through 7 this year of 2013. Great building structure is awesome by itself, being the back side of the building structure is contoured to the mountain made of 30ft high or so solid stone. My room located on the second floor has its own balcony which faces the pacific ocean, and fits a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Monte Karlo is great for short stays to visit Maribina falls and to explore the various beaches in the south and the southwest of the island. It may be convenient moving to Puraran beach for a couple of nights if you plan on taking surfing lessons more than once or practising for longer periods. If not, Monte Karlo is a... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Me and my friend stayed at this tourist inn last April 9-13, 2012. It's located in San Vicente, Virac (about 5 minutes from the poblacion by tricyle, which costs only 5 pesos per head). It faces the sea and gives you a good view of Mayon Volcano's silhouette on a clear day. The cost of accommodation is really within everybody's... More 

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Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

We celebrated our Wedding Reception here!!!IMonte Karlo Waterfront Tourist Inn Bayview Function Hall is a perfect place for a memorable occasions,the fresh air, the people and the cool and relaxing environment.We will never forget the Pacific sunrise....its awesome!!Our guests enjoyed their stay in Virac because of the place. The rooms are great!!Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Aguilar (the owners)... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

i book in this hotel thru the good reviews of my co tripadvisor,what i discovered are the following good points:its seafront location,homey ambiance,hands on management by the owner,they can arrange for your virac tour and island hopping tour which they did for me.and relatively good food.it has a generator set in case of brown outs which occur quite regularly when... More 

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