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El Nido Waterfront Hotel

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 11pm after a 5-hour drive from Puerto Princesca only to be shown into a dim and dirty room. Ants crawling everywhere even in the shower and beds. Bedsheets had many stains. Couldn't sleep well before the island hopping tour as we heard knocking on the door only to find the corridor empty. Nightmares of two people jumping on... More 

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Ontario
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209 reviews
63 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

The only good thing I have to say about this place was the location was ok and we had an ocean view room and the wifi worked. This hotel is old, rundown, dirty with a horrible moldy bathroom. The staff had no idea what they were doing and or saying. They told us that they had there own Private shuttle... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

I stayed here for 2 nights I believe around April 2015. I was staying at Rico's Cottages which I liked but since El Nido didn't really have an ATM, I was running low on cash. This place accepts credit cards but they charge a fee. I'm not sure how much it was but I think around 6 to 10%? Anyway,... More 

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2 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Stayed here throughout the 4 nights here at El Nido with my family (parents and 3 siblings). We booked a deluxe room for my parents and a deluxe family room for the 4 of us. However the family room was too tiny for the 4 of us (basically a deluxe room with extra beds) so we decided to split into... More 

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Manila
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45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Our relatives made the reservation in this hotel. I was expecting of a clean but cozy budget hotel yet I was disappointed. I was looking forward to sleep and rest in a clean and cozy room after a long land trip from Puerto Princesa. Ugh, I have to say, I wasn't able to sleep in 3 nights that I've stayed... More 

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Truly the WORSE hotel that we have ever stayed at. Upon check in (and after such a long commute from Puerto Princesa!) we had to wait such a long time for the front desk to let us into our room. We had all the documents that we needed to prove that we had booked with a travel agent but because... More 

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Sundsvall
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86 reviews
45 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

When we stayed at this hotel they were busy renovating it, which can be a reason why we didn't really liked it. The rooms were new but they still seemed old somehow. The wifi only worked at the reception but it is like that everywhere in El Nido. The bed was hard and the bathroom a bit dirty. But it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2014

My partner and I travelled to el nido to see the amazing islands beaches and mountains rising out of the philippine sea. we stayed here and could not believe how fantastic the view. we booked the jacuzzi room which has a jacuzzi on the private balcony over looking the islands. The water pressure is low so takes a while to... More 

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1 Thank Mark M
New York City, New York
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

Funny enough this place is now known as Rainforrest beach hotel. I guess they got enough BAD reviews so they decided to change name rather than improve on... Everything! Service is bad. Staff selling trips to gain commissions Rooms are cold and not clean - your champermaids don't bother to fix anything you ask for. Food is below average. And... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Stayed here last May 2012, booked through Agoda. Price is ok. Location is perfect. Service - uhm, not really. No service at all, it's like they don't care much as long as you pay. Expensive souvenir shop but i think it is because we are in El Nido. There's a lot of mosquitoes in the room specially after the electricity... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about El Nido Waterfront Hotel

Address: Hama Street, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
El Nido Waterfront Hotel Palawan Island
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“Ocean View but comes with a bad hotel....Think twice before staying at this place”
 of 5 bubbles Fligh, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go for jacuzzi or beach room”
 of 5 bubbles E5920LEmarkm, 31 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I have no tips for how to chose a good room. Ask to see the room first and check out the window. We had two different rooms and they were more or less the same.”
 of 5 bubbles darth_vanderr, 16 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The Beachfront room in the upper floor are really amazing, great views.”
  • View from the Jacuzzi
  • Breath-taking view from the balcony
  • Private Jacuzzi on the balcony
 of 5 bubbles 366DaysOfSummer, 16 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The rooms on the 1st floor are better.”
  • view from room 1
 of 5 bubbles povignal, 21 May 2012 | Read review
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