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Ellis Ecotel

3F Embarcadero de Legazpi | Port Area, Legazpi, Luzon 4500 , Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were supposed to stay there but I did not like what I saw. The mall was like a ghostland. Some stores are closed either permanently or I don't know if it is temporary. Only a few people around. The hotel is located on the 3rd floor and we had to search left and right to find the entrance. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not satisfied..just to have a good view of Mayon Volcano for p2500.room is not clean and the comfort room/shower room needs a lot of scrubbing and disinfecting..guys look for other options before choosing this hotel its not worth it..just a place to sleep thats it..hope the administration do some improvements on this hotel..

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Renamed as Embarcadero Hotel. I had a confusion when I was trying to book the accommodation online but eventually discovered that Ellis Ecotel and Embarcadero Hotel are the same. Located inside a mall, it is surprising that they are still able to manage the noise. I honestly don't know if I can give it a 4 or 5 star when... More 

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Pasay, Philippines
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Pros: ~ Affordable ~ Free breakfast ~ Good service ~ Good interior of room ~ Good wifi connection inside the room Cons ~ Being wake up in your sleep by stinging ant bites ~ Old Towels ~ Aircon controls very difficult to understand (Lots of icons and Chinese characters) ~ Hotel corridors very dim (gives you the creeps)

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Mariveles, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The building where the microtel is located hasn't much to be raved for. Its half empty, giving you some sense of "abandoned building". But Ellis, in its modern design, is quite homey. Its clean, quiet, cool and accessible go various convenience stores and restos as well as nature such as boulevard. Recently renamed as Embarcadero Hotel.

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Luzon, Philippines
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45 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I was able to stay here before. Now, the place looks very old. It's poorly maintained. Ellis Ecotel is located at the upper level or the Embarcadero de Legazpi at the port area. The rooms are small, corridors are narrow. The lobby was okay before but now has a feel of dullness. Price range is fine, relatively cheap but there... More 

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Thank SherwinJoseph
Herve M, General Manager at Ellis Ecotel, responded to this review

Dear SherwinJoseph, Thank you for staying with us again. I am saddened that you feel that the maintenance is not too good a few months after your last stay. You are correct in noticing that we have changed the lobby since your last stay. We've rearranged the lobby and the view deck area to reduce the number of colorful benches... More 

Cavite
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49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We stayed in this hotel before and despite of all the flaws that we noticed, we gave this hotel another chance but again Failed! From the time of reservation and when I had a few inquiries the hotel staff promised to get back to me for some answers but never did so we resorted to online booking. When we checked-in,... More 

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Thank ruwenv
Herve M, General Manager at Ellis Ecotel, responded to this review

Dear ruwenv, First of all, I am sorry for the experience that you had during your stay. We try to make our guests' experiences great from reservation to check out. We are in the process of re branding and are continually improving our reservation process to make sure that our guests inquiries are answered in a timely manner before they... More 

Cainta, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

I've stayed in this hotel for 4days and three nights April 2016. Enough for me to experience their services. Very strict in check-in time at 2pm, so in order for me proceed for my work, I decided to leave my luggage in their reception area upon my arrival. Apparently, Ellis Ecotel is not as good anymore as in the photos... More 

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Obando, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The place is located in a near-empty mall where I was told that most shops chose to transfer to a newer and bigger mall just a few kilometers away. The room I was assigned to had no window nor fridge - the lobby was a striking opposite. Just a little tip for the frontdesk personnel to not speak even to... More 

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Herve M, General Manager at Ellis Ecotel, responded to this review

Dear lurker11, Greetings! We appreciate you writing a review for our hotel. The Embarcadero Mall has plans to re position in the near future, which includes new zoning and attracting a good tenant mix to increase foot traffic. The process will take some time to be realized but they are about to start soon. We can store items for you... More 

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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I guess the main reason I booked this hotel was the price, I could have paid more, but chose to ecominise , our room was clean and comfortable, but with no view, felt a bit isolated, a hot shower was welcome and cable TV was appreciated, but no breakfast, no coffee maker or refrigerator was sadly missed, but friendly staff... More 

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Herve M, General Manager at Ellis Ecotel, responded to this review

Dear peter216, Thank you for your review of our hotel. Being a budget hotel, we try to provide our guests with the necessities for their stay but additional amenities can be provided for a minimal fee. Breakfast can be included and coffee can be brought to guest's room for a minimal fee. We can also keep items in our refrigerator... More 

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Address: 3F Embarcadero de Legazpi | Port Area, Legazpi, Luzon 4500, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Bicol Region > Albay Province > Legazpi
Price Range: $27 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ellis Ecotel 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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