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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All of the staff are genuinely friendly and really seem to enjoy their guests. This is clearly seen in their service approach. The attention to detail was impressive - right down to a fresh flower on the pillow on arrival. We had a few meals at the restaurant and they were all delicious. Seafood, steak and breakfasts were all the... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing stay the place is incredible, best view in El Nido by far. Its rustic romantic and away from the main beach noise and tourist traps. The steps are killer so if you a lazy couple dont book it, also if you cant live without loading social propaganda dont book it either. If your a couple looking for... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stayed at Makulay Lodge and below are my comments: Location - It's in a quiet location but it's far from the tricycle pickup and dropoff, the tricycle is not able to enter in that area, its about 10 mins walk. Hilltop Room - this is literally 150 steps up and huge steps! We were so tired from the 6... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Spent 9 nights exploring the surrounding area around El-Nido. Just a short walk from the main town and with stunning sunsets this is a great base. The view from the rooms is exceptional and the breakfast and evening very good if you choose to eat here. Some good local musicians make this a great place to watch the sunset. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

A really good place to stay with amazing views. The beach front views feels like paradise. Staff are very friendly and helpful. That andrew guy is a top man! Would recommend anyone to visit. I will definitely be back, in fact im booking another trip right now

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in "the loft" which was a climb up around 100 steep stairs (worth the climb for the view!) we loved the place even though it was quite basic it was perfect for us. We were warned about the water running low and soon enough it ran out so we couldn't flush the toilet, wash hands and the worst... More 

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Staff not very helpful when asked about anything and not reliable, more concerned with playing on their phones. What they call “luggage storage” is just them leaving your bags out in the reception area for anyone to walk past, not even kept behind their desk. There was apparently Wi-Fi but I couldn't manage to connect to it. My friend almost... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

To reach our room (number 5) you had to climb quite some steps (good for exercise by the way), but the amazing view over the bay from our room with a little private veranda was very well worth it. The room was basic but clean and had a lot of windows that could be opened and provided a nice breeze.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $48 - $73 (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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