This is the coolest place in the Philippines! The Japanese owner is super cute. He's an old guy who's been in the Philippines for 30 years. He lives a quiet life running the hostel with his Japanese wife and is a winner. The hostel is pretty horrific. The outside floors are a bit flooded. The bathrooms don't really work, but this is the kind of place that I absolutely love. The dorm is tiny with lots and lots of sub-par bunkbeds. This is exactly the type of place where you meet travel buddies. There was a Chinese girl who hung all of her panties up on random beds. These kinds of things just don't happen at boutique, high-end hostels. You make friends with the other people living at the hostel due to space constraints, and the bare-boned nature of the place. Don't forget, it costs under $4 (P165) for a bed. I would definitely come back and stay here again. Nearby are lots of places to eat, a convenience store, access to transportation, and a major airport if you feel like hopping to another city. Check it out, you won't be sorry!
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