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    Hippocampus Beach Resort

    Bounty Beach, Philippines
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good28%
    • Average14%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
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    “pork chop” (3 reviews)
    “beach resort” (10 reviews)
    “dive shop” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed October 27, 2016

    I had a beautiful week at Hippocampus. I stayed there cause I was diving with the shop that was at the resort. Room was basic but nice and clean. All the staffs were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Dogs were friendly. Bar was...More

    1  Thank ThandaFknHatesPanda
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded October 31, 2016

    Thanda! Thanks for the kind words! It was fun to have you here as a guest and we are glad you enjoyed it! We hope to see you again :) Hippo Team

    Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

    This accommodation was part of the dive package we booked thru Devocean Divers. The rooms are quite spartan with basic amenities. We got twin shared AC rooms, ensuite, with a small balcony in front accessible to the dive shop which is convenient. Sleep quality is...More

    Thank GoodKrama
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded October 7, 2016

    Heyo! I'm assuming this is Rico, can't quite tell from the hat on your face in your picture ;) Thanks for the shoutout and the kind words about the resort. You guys were a special group and we would love to have you back again!...More

    Reviewed September 27, 2016

    Hippocampus resort is at the cheaper end of the resorts on the beach…so you tend to get what you pay for. (Not always…you can pay…and not get!). It's not a five star resort...however, read on........ It is effectively co-located with Devocean dive centre…and that is...More

    Thank newdiver2014
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded October 7, 2016

    Hello Nick - sorry we had you confused with the other large group from Malaysia! Sorry about the water pressure, etc., but as you already mentioned it is like that in almost all hotels here on the island... difficult to get the pressure up! As...More

    Reviewed September 14, 2016

    Stayed here last Summer 2016, the place was really nice and relaxing. Some staff were accommodating and most of them smile a lot, though there was one staff (assigned at the front desk) that snobs most Filipino costumers, she doesn't answer to all our queries...More

    Thank Ar P
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded October 2, 2016

    Hi there and thanks for staying with us at Hippocampus! We are glad you enjoyed the food and the staff (most of them!). Could you please email us and inform us normally which time of the day you had this bad experience? We can then...More

    Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

    We booked a trip to Malapascua Island and sadly there are only 3 stops in the island. This is one of them. Their staff (Jayson) made us feel real welcome, we ate at their restaurant and even considered extending out vacation if not for our...More

    1  Thank Norman C
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded August 31, 2016

    Thank you, Norman! We hope to see you back also!

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $35 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Malapascua Island
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Malapascua Island
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    Alfred C
    December 30, 2016|
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    Response from hipporesort | Property representative |
    Hi there, fins should be OK... the dive shop uses open heel fins which means your front part of your foot slips in and an adjustable rubber strap goes behind your ankle. The only problem might be booties... not sure if they... More
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    "my room was room 12 ,up stairs and nice and quiet ."
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    "Non-aircon rooms are quite cosy and cooling"
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    "Double check the air-con and wifi with staff while booking. At lease you should have their promise in writing!"
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    "Beach front rooms nice but near the bar/noise. Back of garden much quiter"
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