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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly hostel, placed centrel in moalboal close to restaurants and diving centers. Good vibe and its easy to meet other travellers in a 14 dorm. Make sure to get a bed with a functional mosquito net. Theres a nice chilout terrace upstairs

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I can't understand how people rate this hostel so high. I was there for 3 nights last week, and yes, they have a chill out bamboo terrace, and lots of hammocks... But in the bamboo terrace there's space for less than 8 people, so it's not that great. And there are some things that for me are more important than... More 

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Hosts are accommodating and we found new friends too! It's 3t0 per night and you can stay at 150 for a half day accomm esp if you arrive super early and need a place to stay to rest a bit. They offer free coffee and hot chocolate in the morning. Free drinking water too! I Iove this place, accessible to... More 

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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Ideal hostel for backpackers and solo traveler. They have dorm type rooms and private rooms. Since I need a private space I occupied one of the private room. There's a common area with a good view of Pescador Island. Very near to the famous restaurants in Panagsama. Super friendly hosts and you can have friends both local and foreigners. So... More 

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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is the main place where backpackers stay on Panagasama Beach. Other hostels aren't as affordable or clearly publicized online, making this the easiest place to meet other people and the perfect atmosphere for chilling or pre gaming. I spent one week here to go diving and visit parts of Cebu Island.

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

I stayed with my partner in both private ensuite cottages, we enjoyed both of them. The Dragon cottage had two floors with a hammock up top (we loved that hammock so much), it was super well-ventilated since you could pretty much open up all the walls. Sometimes, you could catch a wicked sea breeze going through the place. Cons: the... More 

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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is good for solo travellers. I met a lot of people during my stay there. The beds are comfortable enough to sleep in. You have to bring your own padlock and locks so u can keep ur things in ome of their lockers.

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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

A great place to stay very friendly and helpful staff a nice open place bamboo structure with lots of chill out spaces to socialize and excellent bungalos. We stayed a week and really enjoyed it. I can be a little noisy because its mostly bamboo but the noise calmed down early as most guests we diving early the next morning.... More 

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Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Location is good! Everything said with that. Terrible owner who had small problems with guests. This was the worst i experienced since half a year of traveling. Hospitality is very important for me when I'm traveling. He was judging about the way backpackers travel (budget travel). There are better en cheaper options in the same street. I feel sorry for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

The owner is very unhelpful and rude. I was enquiring about travel arrangements into the city and he didn't answer any of my questions, it seemed like he was angry for me even asking as he started shouting. Avoid!! There are plenty of cheap rooms in the area. We found other accommodation a few doors up for 300p a night... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We're a new hostel for budget traveler they looking for a simple, friendly and clean guesthouse. Our facility is a mix dormitory, 1 single room and 1 family room all with fan and shared bathroom. Our price list started by PHP 199 for the budget rate 1n/p in the mix dorm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moalboal Backpacker Lodge

Address: Panagsama Beach, Moalboal, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Moalboal
Price Range: $11 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Get the private room. If you're travelling as a couple consider the double room with its own bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles Meghaj17, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“Their dorm-type accommodation is the only accommodation with a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles Gabrielle_Espinosa, Apr 3, 2016 | Read review
“Bring lots of locks there are tons of cubbies to put things, like cell phones charging station”
 of 5 bubbles rphilbrick88, Mar 5, 2016 | Read review
“Area where you can have a peek of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles glennmarkg2015, Sep 5, 2015 | Read review
“insist on a private room with a lock on the door when booking”
 of 5 bubbles LSS6, Jul 24, 2015 | Read review
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