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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay here was awful. We had to deal with 105 steps of steep staircase just to get to and from our room, no elevators, we stayed in one of their loft houses, lighting was bad (dimmed lights), no water pressure in the shower, water pump stopped working in the morning of our last day of stay.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for over a week and we really liked the place. Room was clean and staff were really friendly. The restaurant was a little bit over priced but the food was good. Location was perfect because it was a little bit side from the centrum but still near enough. So the restaurants noice didn't bother but the centrum...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Amazing view but low standard on the room. The walls was in need of new paint, the bathroom as well and also the smell in the bathroom and the amount of ants need to be fixed. However we had a great view from our balcony and the lounge/dinner areas was really good. Friendly staff that could help us arrange trips....

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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent room, location was great and views were stunning from our hilltop room. I wouldn't recommend the bar at the hotel for service is exceptionally slow, but it's within walking distance to many bars and restaurants in town.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We booked in to Makulay for the final two nights of our trip for some peace and rest before our fight home. It was anything but what we had hoped and what the website suggests. We were checked in to room 4 and were woken up by a pneumatic drill and hammering from construction directly below us before 8am. In...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

After spending a night at a horrific hostel in El Nido due to other hotel overbooking, we finally arrived at this little gem! Situated on the beach a little further away from all the town's other hotels, Makulay has amazing views! Room #1 is big & has a balcony overlooking the beach. The bathroom is definitely tired & for sure...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Not sure how other rooms looked so I can only speak to the one we stayed in which was directly above the bar/kitchen. It was cleaned every day with new bedding and clean towels so that was good, but there was a bit of a dingy feel to the room though with what looked like some mold in the ceiling...

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3Thank wextrips
Makati, Philippines
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Worst place ever! Money paid not worth it. Never stay in this place if you want to have a nice trip. Room does have a nice view, but is that what you only look for when you stay in a place? ofcourse you want atleast an acceptable service, and have value for money. Too expensive and they do not have...

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Had the loft, fantastic view, our rooms there were larger than my 2 bdrm 2 bath condo here in Cebu City. 100 steps up to the place but well worth it, Room service for great dinner & breakfast, when I'm in El Nido again that's where I'll be.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed July 19, 2016

A dainty little resort just steps away from the beach, but a bit of a walk when you come from the town proper. The room we stayed in was properly prepared when we arrived, and they cleaned it every day while we were out touring. We had a veranda that provided stunning views. The staff were also very accommodating, particularly...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Makulay Lodge is also a Bar & Restaurant serving French cuisine in a very cosy dinning setting. Unique sunset view on Cadlao Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Makulay Lodge & Villas

Address: | Access Lane to Calaan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Price Range: $38 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Makulay Lodge & Villas 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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Makulay Lodge And Villas
Makulay Lodge & Villas Hotel El Nido
Makulay Lodge & Villas El Nido, Palawan Island
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“Higher floors better view, not for the elderly or infirm, no elevators, steep stairs, I'm 64 with bad knees but was well worth the climb!”
  • Sunset from big balcony
  • Morning view from front room
  • From balcony into front room
  • From front room
  • Partial of upstairs bedroom
 of 5 bubbles stevewR4190QP, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“Don't get the hilltop lodge unless you want a long, steep hike every time you need something from your room!”
 of 5 bubbles jbabie2000, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
“best views are higher up. Wifi in the bar/restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles Debra367, Jan 4, 2016 | Read review
“higher up the hill the better view”
 of 5 bubbles EJW123London, Oct 27, 2015 | Read review
“The room at the top is worth the walk up the stairs for the incredible view”
 of 5 bubbles LaurenSECLondon, Oct 24, 2015 | Read review
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