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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here 4 nights and had great time with some great people. Stayed in a single room which was really cool, small balcony with hammock, storage space and lock box in room. Common washroom and shower and really nice area for socializing, really cool crowd. Staff were almost invisible but still got things done. You can get free coffee and...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at torsten's moalboal backpacker lodge made me feel home and i found myself staying there for more than two weeks. Torsten created his hostel for travelers who are on low budget and he did/does that with so much love and that's what you can feel during your stay! The lovely stuff is so caring, helpful and friendly and really...

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1Thank Herzenswunder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location but 1. You can't sleep because people drink all night upstairs and wake you up at the breakfast area on the morning 2. We were, during the first night, at in the dorm downstairs and each of us were stolen half of our money. We were upstairs at the time of the robbery and there was only the...

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2Thank Bab0on
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere cheap and cheerful to stay our last 2 nights in moalboal, the hostel was perfect location right in the centre of everything! the staff were super friendly, cool communal areas. the beds were terrible, the bunk beds were tiny and the mosquito nets over the beds made zero space to move so very uncomfortable to...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No quiet hours. Was very loud and you can't escape the sound if you want to sleep. Don't come here if you want to sleep and dive. Only come if you want to party. People were up all night yelling and talking and playing music in the common room which is connected to the dorm with no door and is...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Dead center in the main strip, classic rustic beach dorm feel, and friendly staff. Big dorm upstairs with a chillout balcony with some private rooms in the back next to the shared kitchen. Loved my stay here and will definitely stay again next visit.

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Reviewed November 15, 2016

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...

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5Thank mandurell
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...

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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...

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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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