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Casa Bocobo Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jorge Bocobo St. corner Kalaw Ave. | Ermita, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines (Ermita)   |  
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Ranked #13 of 105 Hotels in Manila
Hong Kong, China
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5 hotel reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“decemt affordable hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed here a few nights. The hotel was a decent budget hotel. The room was clean and the bed was comfartable. Its a bit noisy early in the morning because of the motorcycle passing by. The lights were a bit dim but that was fine. The breakfast food were not yummy but it was okay. The cleaner staff were probably new. They didnt remove the mug that was used already. Free wifi and the connection is a bit fast.

The only thing that annoyed me was when i requested for a hot water at around 9pm. I had to call the lady in the front desk 3x , wait for an hour before a staff came knocking on the door and asked for the Thermos.

overall, the hotel was good. Will stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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East Maitland, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed here DEcember 2011 and the stay was pleasant it was a 2 night stay was quiet clean and they put on a nice breakfast. It has wifi for your laptop etc and good air cons. Will be staying again pretty soon

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was really impressed at the quality of this hotel for such an affordable price. The room was actually quite large and I never felt cramped with the exception of the bathroom. A word to all the other Americans out there with well-endowed derrières, you may not fit properly on the toilet sitting down. I thought that this was hilarious and didn't mind sitting crooked, but aside from this the location is great and is only a little ways from the LRT station. There is good food around, it is within walking distance of Intramuros and other sites and parks, and overall I really enjoyed my stay here.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Was booked on booking.com for 2500 a night, but when I arrived, there was a promotion for 2200 per night, so I took the walk-in promotion and cancelled the booking. There are some "stunners" working at the main desk. The rooms are modern, but small and dark. Beds are comfortable and the room was quiet. There are a lot of fast food restaurants in the surrounding neighborhood within a couple hundred meters, such as McDonalds, Jollibee, Chow King, Inasal, etc. The hotel breakfast was quite good, but they prefer you to select the night before and choose a breakfast dining time. This isn't enforced. It seemed like they have a number of trainees doing some of the housekeeping as many hotels have these days, due to all of the nearby University programs in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Rizal park is only a few minutes away. The hotel is under 200 pesos from the airport using a metered taxi even in moderately heavy traffic. The wifi was good and included in the price.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Casa Bocobo is an okay hotel as far as the rooms are concerned. But the customer service and english of the staff is just awful. The area around Casa bocobo is one to avoid at night though.
If you can speak tagalog it would be alot easier to communicate with staff.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Iloilo City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The staff are courteous and helpful. No elevator. Dark hallway and you cannot get any reading inside the room since the lighting is bad. No mirror in the room, only in the bathroom. They charge early check-in per hour. They only provide bar of soap, shampoo, towel and toilet tissue. Very close to the Luneta Park, and walking distance to a mall. Breakfast was mediocre.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We needed a place to stay near St. Luke's Extension Clinic and US Embassy. We booked this hotel thru TripAdvisor for a really good deal! Rooms are excellent and clean! Staff are always accomodating, helpful and friendly. Restaurant in the lobby serves excellent food as well. Hotel is walking distance to Robinson's Place Manila, Luneta Park, ATMs, 24-hour convenience stores and fastfood, and many other restaurants. It's also near Manila Ocean Park (few mins cab for $1-2). This place is highly recommended!

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Address: Jorge Bocobo St. corner Kalaw Ave. | Ermita, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila > Ermita
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Manila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Bocobo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 72
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The perfect hotel for travelers who yearn only the basic in lodging but demand excellence in service. A no-frills hotel, we put emphasis on practicality and sensibility. Rooms are impeccably clean and comfortable, set in a safe and secure location. Ideally located along Jorge Bocobo Street corner Kalaw and Avenue in Ermita, we are in close proximity to business and commercial districts. Nearby tourist spots include Rizal Park, Roxas Boulevard, Intramuros, Manila Ocean Park, and Binondo (Chinatown). Manned by well-trained personnel whose mission is to provide guests service that radiates the warmth and efficiency of true Filipino hospitality - ensuring a stay so comfortable; guests will definitely feel right at home. ... more   less 
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