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Express Inn - Mactan Hotel
Ranked #25 of 29 Hotels in Lapu Lapu
Boracay
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“affordable and comfortable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This inn is very near to the airport, it is hard to find though. This is ideal for business travelers looking for an overnight accommodation. The staff were very accommodating and informative. We were fully assisted in everything we need. The room was very clean and has no foul odor. The room also featured flat screen TV, hot and cold shower with toiletries, quiet air-conditioning. The bed and linens were comfortable. Since we informed the front desk that we are going to depart early in the morning, surprisingly they prepared a take out breakfast for us upon check out. That was very thoughtful! Then they assisted us getting a taxi going to the airport. Overall, I would stay here again and recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: Choose a room at the top floor. You will see the whole city.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

A nice hotel with good service. Close to the airport, in a area not so bussy...clean rooms and good connetions to the city. It was nice to stay in this hotel. I arrived in the airport and with taxi it was only a few minutes...

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
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Gdansk, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

If you are looking something just for one night - this hotel could be perfect. Quite cheap, nearby the airport, clean and very helpful staff. They advise us about ferry tickets, call a taxi in the morning. Very friendly people. We totaly recommend this place!

Room Tip: Book any room - itll be OK.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The location is not in a very good neigbourhood, lots of ladies of the night nearby, be wary if you go out for a walk after dark, not any good whatsoever for families, difficult to find. The best is that the Staff are very friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: I would suggest you ask for a room with a window, having one without is claustrophobic.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Bacolod, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

place difficult to reach, even the tricycle drivers are not familiar. the hotel is located in a neighborhood which while not dangerous, is not really appealing. ok for overnight or short stays as the rate is cheap and near airport.bed is comfortable and flat tv and international/local channels are nice.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
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Ormoc City, Ormoc, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I was stranded due to a typhoon that day and so out of haste I was supposed to book the other branch at Cebu, instead I got this Lapu-Lapu branch. My first consideration was the price, then the rating and reviews too.
The hotel was clean enough, and I was shocked they had good wifi. But what I did not like was the location. Not only was it hard to find but the neighborhood was somewhat unsafe. I'm not going back here if there are better choices.

Room Tip: The room is quite small. I assume all the other rooms are so.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Express Inn - Mactan Hotel

Property: Express Inn - Mactan Hotel
Address: Candelario K. Guba Street | Pajo, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Mactan Island > Lapu Lapu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 29 Hotels in Lapu Lapu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Express Inn - Mactan Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Designed as a budget hotel, Express Inn answers the needs of people who are looking for establishments that provide lodging at a cheaper price, yet with optimum customer service. With its competitive rates and location, Express Inn is truly an excellent choice for your stay. Each of the 54 rooms at this fine 3-star hotel feature superior amenities. Each room includes LCD television with digital cable, soothing hot and cold rain shower, toiletries kit, air conditioning, relaxing bed and great ambiance. This excellent hotel in Cebu also has car park, and elevator. The hotel blends expert service with state-of-the-art facilities to provide guests with a memorable stay. Dine in at Sammy's Cafe, or have your food served right in your room. No worries to digital connections, all rooms are equipped with FREE Wi-Fi connection. ... more   less 
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