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One Manalo Place Hotel
Ranked #16 of 47 Hotels in Puerto Princesa
Singapore, Singapore
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97 reviews
47 hotel reviews
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“Designed for Small People”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2014

While the hotel is a beautifully designed piece of modern architecture, the space is very narrow: bedroom and bathrooms. If you are tall or big, you may not stay there comfortably. There is no WIFI in the room, but that seems to be a general problem in several hotels in Puerto Princesa at the moment.

Breakfast was poor with absolutely no vegetable dishes for vegetarians. No variety of bread of jams or cheeses. No deserts. No fresh juices.

Having said that, the staff did their utmost to make my time as convenient as possible: next day they made me an big vegetable egg roll, but then next day for breakfast I had just raw salad. Poor.

The location is near the airport, but that isn't an advantage. Not so much the noise, but the fact that it is faraway from the city center and business sectors. You have to cross the whole city to get to your appointments. Good things is that a few good restaurants are nearby.

Room Tip: For business not good. For small people, OK.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2014

The hotel was only about 1+ month old when we stayed there. It was clean, and lovely. There is hot water. They have a hair dryer. There is a small pool which we didn't have chance to use. They have a small fitness center but we didnt have time to use. Customer service is great. They even had a Chinese New Year party for guest, which they served some snacks and chinese new year cake.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

The ambience when you enter the place is calming.The center piece is the perfectly sized pool with Bisazza tile design. I also commend its staff which were very welcoming although we have a late night check in ( the concierge even assited us towards our room ).The rooms were nice as well as theri wash room. I've just noticed that the bedroom floor is a little sticky, maybe because it is very new. Down side is they forgot to give us towels so we have to use our own and we're stopped from checking out because they thought we brought it with us ( which is their fault for not making sure was complete), But its still okay since they were easy to talk to.Their online ad also says our room has a tub but there is none.The buffet breakfast has a very limited array of food compared to int'l hotels but I liked it. Located only two minutes drive from the airport with a KTV bar,Gym and restaurant nearby this place is a sweet deal.

Room Tip: Try the rooms with lanai!
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about One Manalo Place Hotel

Property: One Manalo Place Hotel
Address: Manolo Street Ext. | Brgy. Bancao-Bancao, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Puerto Princesa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Puerto Princesa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — One Manalo Place Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A 3-star hotel with fun, modern design and architecture that complements Palawan's stunning natural beauty. Our unique avant-grade interiors will surely please discerning guests with eye for design. ... more   less 
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One Manalo Place Hotel Palawan Island/Puerto Princesa

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