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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wen't there during low season and it was far too expensive for what we got. Way to the cottages was flooded and very long, there is no sandy beach in front of the bungalows, breakfast is ok, the bathroom is not well cleaned and quite old and rusty, sheets on the bed are full of stains, mattress smells like... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our cottage located by the sea. Walls is made from bamboo mats. In front of cottage is spacious balcony with chairs and table. Wooden plaited hammock is a bit outdated and broken bud adds style. Mosquito net hangs over the bed. The room has air conditioner and a fan. The toilet is old and the shower did not work well.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A long overdue review for this wonderful place! A friend and I stayed at Golden Monkey (for the second time) in November 2015. My friend was celebrating a special birthday, so I contacted Rose, the owner, in advance to arrange and few things and ask some advice about local attractions/things to do, to make our stay as special as possible... More 

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Manly, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is just out of town, but they will send a trike to come and collect you from the main road. Located down a long dirt road is the hotel, right on the water. We stayed in a garden cottage without air conditioning which was OK, but very hot. Wouldn't recommend with kids but was fine for us. They... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Golden Monkey Cottages were clean and probably a decent stay for what is on offer for the area of El Nido. Nothing comes cheap here! The rooms are spacious and large, but very very basic. So are the bathrooms. The service was average, there was only one or two staff that we met who were very switched on and were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at Golden Monkey Cottages at the end of May 2016. Whilst we loved our stay and this was a good hotel - there were so many unused opportunities which could have made it better. First, we were dropped my tricycle at the Lally & Abet cottages and had to use their phone to call the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

U'll tell me, theres a walk to come around here from the town, true about 10min walk to reach the town.... Butthe setting here is lovely, room are simple but yet confortable. The staff is lovely and helpfull. Breakfast is very good and theres a wide variety. And what best than eating on the terrace/ beach. Okokok, unfortunatly it us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The hotel itself is quite nice and clean, the breakfast is delicious and the staff was friendly. I didn't mind that the hotel is quite a walk away from buzzling El Nido town (which is nice since it's quite, El Nido tends to be quite noisy) with its bars and restaurants, but I found it quite pricey for what it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Was extremely disappointed to find out that you can't swim on the beach directly in front of the hotel. The water is very shallow and follow of rocks and sea urchins. The closest swimming beach (which isn't very nice) is about a 15 min walk to the center of town in El Nido (relevant to note that this hotel isn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Golden Monkey in February for 2 weeks and it was absolute paradise! If the incredible food and friendly hospitality doesn’t win you over, the beautiful views and stunning scenery will! Where do I start? Upon walking into the Golden Monkey, you’re greeted with virgin jungle and the sound of waves – it’s a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Golden Monkey Cottages are situated on Ca-alan beach, just 10 minutes walk from El Nido town. We offer quality accommodation with comfortable fan rooms and clean modern bathrooms. Each cottage has a large veranda and a spectacular view of the islands. Since we are located just outside of El Nido, away from the noise and bustle of town, we benefit from the peace of the surrounding forests and you will be free simply to relax and absorb the atmosphere. You could hire a boat and be taken to a secluded beach to soak up the sun, have a picnic, swim, snorkel and enjoy the magnificent scenery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Monkey Cottages

Address: Ca-alan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island EN234, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Price Range: $59 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Golden Monkey Cottages Hotel El Nido
Golden Monkey Cottages El Nido, Palawan Island
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