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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

It's been some years since I stayed at backpacker accommodation but I like to think I've still got it in me. Assuming, by my single traveller status, that I wanted the most basic accommodation I was put in the overflow rooms above the shop next door. This room didn't have aircon (not a massive problem). But it overlooked the road...

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Seminyak
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Let's face it, it's really hard to find a decent mid-priced place in El Nido. The mid-priced ones are always fully booked and that leaves us with expensive and really cheap accomodations. Cheap ones are usually scary especially for a first timer in El Nido like me because I've read lots of reviews where the guests' things/money have been stolen....

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The pictures are meant to be believed! We stayed here for 3 nights and it was one of the most serene and calming places that we stayed at! For those expecting luxury stays, they are going to be in for a disappointment, this is strictly meant for people who know what they are getting themselves into! Its a basic room...

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The restaurant was rather small but has an excellent ocean view. Rooms weren't very clean and noise fr next door can be heard. Twenty five out of 31 of us got sick with vomitting and diarrhea. The front desk weren't helpful enough abt our situation. We suspect its the water. We heard before we left some guests got the bug...

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Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights there. Bathroom was dirty, stinky and the water smelled like s@#$. We got diarrhea and vomiting, then we discussed with some other guests and found out that at least 50% got sick. We talked with a german nurse and she said probably there are legionellas in the tap water (could be the reason why but you...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

I loved this place! It's like living in a garden, very cozy. We had the family room which was small, but clean and with an air con. If you're very sensitive to sound when you sleep, like me, bring earplugs! You can hear everything going on outside your cottage. It's located right at the beach, and the restaurant has a...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The hotel's overall compound looks rather small. However, it houses an onsite restaurant, short stretch of beach front, small garden, lobby and waiting area! Breakfast was provided in our room price. Walls were too thin. Could hear the entire volumn of TV programme coming from the next room. However, there was a notice which states that sound proofing is being...

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Island front is a kooky place! Right on the beach and very easy to find. It's a quiet spot compared to El Nido town. And the sunsets are great. The food at the restaurant is not Great, but good to have somewhere to get beers or water without leaving if needs be. Clean rooms. A bit pricy perhaps but then...

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San Jose, CA
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Alot of slightly funky style put into the decor for the bigger rooms, I liked it. Couple odd touches like separate hot and cold showerheads(!, but it worked, and if you are used to an Asian scooping water from bathing it doesn't matter anyway. Many reviewers note the cottages have thin walls, but note that my cottage wall was separated...

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We had a beach front room and it was stunning. We woke up to the sea everyday and watched some of the most beautiful sunsets every night. The food in the restaurant wasn't great but there was a free breakfast, free juice and free snacks which was a lovely touch. I did get food poisoning during my visit but this...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Island Front Cottages

Address: Sitio Lugadia, Barangay | Corong-Corong Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Price Range: ₹ 1,543 - ₹ 4,898 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Island Front Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“get a sea view room. the sunsets are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles FrogBandit, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“beach front rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles lanip_12, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“see wiew room is only wiew good walls are very think”
 of 5 bubbles gucumm, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“It seems that the beach front rooms are by far the best!”
  • Private balcony
 of 5 bubbles HappyFrogTravels, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Waterfront worth the premium”
 of 5 bubbles markk677, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
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