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DW Motel

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#7 of 29 Hotels in Koror
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Clean Hotel, great Location close to the main road in Koror - Close to Fish n Finns diving centre which was very useful for me - and very friendly staff who were happy to accommodate me as there was a double booking.

Thank Oliver R
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

thank you very much for stayed at DW and we are very sorry to your over booking but thank you again to understanding that if you have chance to come Palau we happy to meet you again!

Kapelle-op-den-Bos, Belgium
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is probably the cheapest hotel on Palau, so you might as well stop there and book :) Now, only mentioning the budget is underselling this place. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful (the manager is a japanese lady), the rooms are simple but spotlessly clean, there's airco, a fridge and a shared kitchen, what more do you need?...

2Thank Wannes_vc
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for stayed at DW and give us the good comments we are very happy to hear that you enjoy with us our hotel is very simple and the building is old so we try to keep clean every day in the future we are keep it and try to improve so if you have chance to come to...

Reviewed 18 September 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at DW. I have read a lot about how the hotel is quite expensive, but Palau in general is very expensive and monopolized by tour companies, so comparatively, I see DW as value. The service was excellent and the rooms, and common areas, are very clean. The rooms have air con and a fridge, if...

1Thank JenkSTAR01
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

thank you for stayed at DW and comments our hotel building is very old but our housekeeper keep clean every day and make some towel art everyday different. and the room is very simple A/C bathroom and fridge. however almost every Palau flight arrival departure mid-night to early morning so noise that time we have some public area Kitchen lobby...

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is the type of affotdable hotel you will find in Palau. It is very expensive what you get is a big room wih ac and a toilet with shower is clean and nice but basic no tv no wifi. You can use a small kitchen but the price will be arround 110$, US $ or 100€ at least. If...

2Thank Imanol G
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for stayed at DW the price for summer vacation season rate during your stay our accomodation is very simple. A/C, bathroom and refrigerator we have WiFi but not free need to buy internet card $10 for use 10hours

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We stayed at the DW Motel for 10 days. Our initial plan was to spend there only a couple of days, but we really enjoyed the place so we decided to stay longer. The Motel is well located in Koror, very close to the main road and 10-15 minutes walking from the main restaurants. If you book organised tours and...

1Thank Ali_the_Westie
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comment. So glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. As for the wall issue, we are planning to install a better noise reduction wall hopefully by the end of year (subject to occupancy). We will try all the best to make every single guest happy!

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Spent a week here in two different rooms. Good location, walking distance to shops and restaurants. Great value for Palau which can be quite expensive. Wifi pretty good when purchased. Clean rooms and friendly staff and a lovely dog called Stranger. Free teas and coffee. Can use communal kitchen and there is a laundry, washers and dryers at a small...

1Thank jan497
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comment. Looking forward to your next visit to Palau!

Aspen, Colorado
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Budget motel with clean room and friendly staff. There is a kitchen with with pots and pans for stove cooking, microwave and toaster. They have complimentary coffee and tea with purified water. They also have pay washer and dryer for laundry. The only complaint is that the walls are very thin and I could hear people talking next door and...

1Thank SkiPro22
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Regarding walls, we have a plan to install a better noise protection wall later this year (subject to availability). Hope this makes our guest stay more comfortable.

Reviewed 3 June 2016

Ideal property for Divers. Room was very clean and bed surprisingly comfortable, ample hot water, even though drought was only just over .Large outside area for drying dive gear, rinse tanks were not yet in use again after the drought period but I was able to rinse all my gear at the dive shop. I was happily surprised that they...

1Thank NorwichAdy
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We will keep trying our very best to make all of our guests happy!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

My third time back at DW Motel, and if you are a diver, there is really no reason to think of anywhere else. As I've said in the past, it is not a resort, but it is super clean, towels are changed daily, staff are helpful and friendly, each room has its own air-conditioning and 'fridge and the price makes...

2Thank TravellingAussie1
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for styed at DW again we are very happy to meet you and you hada a great time at DW our housekeeper tyring to keep clean every day and make towel art every day change we cant wait to see you next year!

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

DW Budget Motel is exactly what it's advertised to be! Basic decor, tiled floors and bathroom is utilitarian rather than deluxe - but everything works and it is very clean, towels changed every day, good AC and most importantly, one of the few hotels on the island offering nearly 24 hour hot water in the drought! My friends stayed at...

1Thank Steph G
dwmotelpalau, マネージャー at DW Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your stayed at DW and good comment we are happy to hear that! our building is very old so our houskeeper try to keep cleasn every day and make some towel art everyday change! and very simple room no TV and no phone. located in little bit far frome downtown but only 15minute can walk and good...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
DW MOTEL is a budget type motel which has been loved by many divers from all over the world since 1989 because of its friendly and at home atmosphere.It is located just 10 min walk to the heart of Koror town but surrounded by a quiet and safe environment. There are a total of 20 rooms equipped with an air conditioning, mini bar fridge, a room safe and a shower room.Major renovation has been undertaken in 2013 and re-opened on 08 August 2013.In order to preserve the precious environment of Palau, DW Motel has proudly introduced the followings – a recycle bin for a plastic bottle and can / inverter AC / LED lights / eco friendly card and a rain water tank. ... more   less 

Additional Information about DW Motel

Address: Main St, Koror, Koror Island 96940-0738, Palau
Region: Palau > Koror Island > Koror
Price Range: ₹ 5,042 - ₹ 8,145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — DW Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“3rd floor was very quiet.”
TLK104, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors have fewer ants.”
emmafrisbee, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a third floor room, if staying 1 week +”
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JenkSTAR01, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, so request a room on 1st (ground) or 2nd floor - 2nd floor would be my preference”
StephG851, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I stayed at Room 201, it's large and sunny. And you can enjoy the little balcony!”
Ying1213, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
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