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Dave's Straw Hat Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2009

The stay was predicated by the staff responding to my online enquiry when I was looking for places to stay on Boracay and actually addressing what I was asking for. The other competing 10 or so establishments gave the standard cut & paste reply so I booked at Daves Straw Hat. My two friends and myself were very impressed with...

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Tokyo
Reviewed 6 November 2009

Simply put, all we have read is true. We had weather problems, airline and transfer problems and even missed our flight….all said and done, the smiles at Dave’s never stopped and the assistance we got from them is what kept us from really getting upset with the conditions, none of which had to do with the hotel. We had a...

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South Korea
Reviewed 4 November 2009

My buddy and I decided to take a vacation to Boracay and stay at Dave's Straw Hat Inn while there. A friend told us he knew the owner personally and knew the resort was a great place to stay. He was right!! Dave's was amazing and very affordable. The resort staff was very accommodating and anything we needed, they took...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 3 November 2009

as this gem is quietly located just 2 min maximum away from the beach. Unless you choose a first class resort, being directly at the beach is not a real advantage. Located in a nice garden, you find some hats each with a terrace (not most romantic, but okay). Rooms are standard, very clean. Very good daily cleaning of rooms....

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Frankfurt
Reviewed 1 November 2009

The hostel is located a bit off the beach in very lush garden. Walking to beach takes about 2 minutes but that is worth the tranquility of the hostel. The rooms are basic but spotless clean. The towels are changed daily. The staff was very friendly and I felt very much at home. The price was okay, but not a...

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Dexter, NY
Reviewed 29 October 2009

Only stayed 4 days but wished it was longer. Clean comfortable room, good food, reasonable prices and the friendliest, most helpful staff you could ask for. Also, the location is perfect since it is a peaceful, quiet location but close to the beach and near to all shopping needs as well. This was my 2nd time at Dave's Straw Hat...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2009

This was the second time we went to this hotel - we were looking for a place to totally relax, and knew that we would have no hassles at Dave's Straw Hat. The rooms are basic, clean but small. The thing that makes this place is the friendly staff. We were warmly welcomed back and felt so well taken care...

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florida
Reviewed 5 October 2009

Dave's Straw Hat Inn is a perfect Island getaway, and your treated like you are in a 5star hotel,the staff is WONDERFUL, and they really make you feel at home. Our cottage was cleaned daily ,shower had HOT and cold water(a rarity in the philippines) room came standard with air conditioning and ceiling fan, refridgerator, In room safe, and free...

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London UK...
Reviewed 21 September 2009

We moved to Dave's after a terrible experiance from our previou's accommodation. On check in staff were very friendly and keen to make us feel welcome, we were shown our room all i can say is what a fantastic place and great value for the accommodation. Our room was very spaciou's with a large tiled shower and wc. We had...

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3Thank peacfullone
Sydney
Reviewed 9 September 2009

Aside from being over in station 3 and being a 10-20 min walk down to the other end of the beach if needed, this was a beautiful place to stay.. Great service, great rooms.. and you can eat brekkie at their sister hotel on a balcony overlooking the beautiful water! I recommend this place to anyone =)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Charming Resting Place, which offers a serene and intimate tropical nirvana, located less than a minutes walk to the beautiful Boracay Island "white" beach. Allow the staff to cater to your needs while you spoil yourself in the beauty of Boracay. Enjoy the family atmosphere and those amenities that most big Boracay resorts offer without the high prices. We have been referred to as the "best budget hotel on Boracay," but without skimping on the comforts. ... more   less 

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Address: Sitio Angol, Manoc Manoc | Malay Aklan , 5608, Aklan Province 1265, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Panay Island > Aklan Province > Boracay
Price Range: ₹ 2,004 - ₹ 3,620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dave's Straw Hat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Dave`s Straw Hat Hotel Boracay
Daves Straw Hat Boracay
Daves Straw Hat Hotel
Daves Straw Hat Inn
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“Ask for room near lobby to access wifi in room”
stevewG9953WA, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book early”
, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms have the most space, larger beds and closets. Standard cottages are smaller and could use more drawers and shelves.”
JohnK925, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They offer non Aircon rooms and I would avoid these due to the mid day heat. Unless you are a local that is.”
raymonda296, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose the room at the ground level”
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