The Malvar Hostel is located in the centre of the city about three blocks from Robinsons department store. Although it is located in Malate (lots of bars and massage parlours), the hostel was quiet and secure. It is a good place to stay when in transit.
Have stayed here a couple times, but the smoking in the common areas is a definite turn-off, and for that alone won't go back. The room was nice and well laid out, but then the hotel is quite new. Wifi is weak and intermittent. So best to get a room closer to the lobby. The…
Not too far from the airport yet close to many amenities. Clean hotel with everything working. Very pleasant staff who do the best during your stay. lots of restaurants and bars, plus a large shopping centre a few blocks away.
After returning from Palawan I stayed 2 nights at the Malvar Hostel in Malate, Manila. The Hostel is well situated near restaurants, massage parlours and karaoke bars. Just 2 blocks away there is the huge Robinson shopping mall, with restaurants, cinemas etc... A night, Malate…
The staff were definitely the highlight, super friendly and accommodating. The room we stayed in had no external windows (I don't think any of the rooms do) and was a bit damp. However very clean and well maintained. There was aircon which you couldn't adjust and so was a bit…
"Half-way down the interior likely best but more cigarette smoke ...?"
"some interior rooms have no window, but then the window rooms do not have a view."
"Because of the location of the building there are no windows in the rooms."
"I find all rooms to be ok since they only have two floors. Nice stairs and spacious corridors."
"nice and spacious room"