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Hotel Motel Charlie Does Inn

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#10 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Luzon
Hotel Motel Charlie Does Inn began life when our friends would ask to crash on our yoga room floor. When we lost our roof in a typhoon and people still wanted to stay without it (even in the rainy season) we figured there was a need for something a bit different in Baler. So we built a roughly 95% reused, recycled or reclaimed hotel. It has two organic vegetable gardens, with three of the rooms having private access to a hidden one. All rooms are en-suite. We are currently trying to go off grid, but we are connected to a gen-set for the time being. A local blog summed us up better than we can: It is not a fancy schmancy hotel. They will provide you with nice clean towels, comfortable pillows, a flat sheet and a bed. Bring your own toiletries. Charlie Does is geared towards sustainable living. Throw your trash in the proper place. Wash your feet before you enter the space. Help keep it clean. Be mindful of your neighbors. While you most likely will be roomed next to other like-minded, chill and anything-goes kind of peeps, you should still be sensitive to their privacy and comfort. Justice is BLIND. Yes, he is, and he is the sweetest Labrador retriever ever. His bark packs a wallop, but that is as far as he goes. Do not be disturbed if he finds his way in-between your legs. He goes for a swim in the ocean often, so he may be wet for most of your visit. Everyone, including guests kind of take turns watching him, like the unofficial mascot of Charlie Does. He has a penchant for peanut butter.
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Free parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
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Non-smoking rooms
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Charlie Does provide accommodation in cargo containers transformed to the rooms. Absolutely sufficient to budget travellers, clean, hot water shower and toilet included, for reasonable price. Great vegetarian food, cozy cafe with reliable wifi and best coffee in town. We had a
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Pros 1. Hassle free reservation. 2. Laid back beach vibe. 3. Good wi-fi connection in the cafe. Cons 1. Expensive for 2,000 AC room considering there are no toiletries provided. Plus, no TV. :( 2. It was raining when we arrived at the hotel, there were lots of ants,
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Response from Joseph C, Owner at Hotel Motel Charlie Does Inn
Responded Apr 7, 2018
Hi there. Sorry for the delayed response. We have changed many aspects of CD since your stay and hopefully we have improved.
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One street / a few footsteps away from Sabang beach. Also very near restos, bars, and a tricycle terminal. Simple, basic, laid back. We got the fan room - no TV, a bit smaller than a queen-sized bed, hot shower, there's also a bidet. I felt the price was too much for a budget
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This is THE BEST spot in Bale if you're on a budget or not because although the place is priced and seemingly intended for budget conscious adventurers the design, service and quality of the place is way way above average for the town and comparable if not even better than most
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Basic, clean and extremely charming budget option. I love that our room came with a hammock and direct access to the garden. The Groundswell Cafe in front serves good iced coffee and has cold beers. The place is well located. Just cross the road to get to Sabang beach. It is
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Response from Joseph C, Owner at Hotel Motel Charlie Does Inn
Responded Jul 13, 2016
Thank you so much for staying with us and glad you liked it! We will be introducing breakfast options soon at our revamped cafe!
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PhilippinesLuzonCentral Luzon RegionAurora ProvinceBaler
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