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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Located in Malate Zone that surround with night life and many restaurant. Big coffee shop is in front, you can find out something to eat 24 hrs.This zone can be straight to other zone easily, jeepney is recommend. with only 7 peso you can go around. Staff is nice with warm welcome. As early check in, dorm is not available...

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review and comments. We truly appreciate to hear what our guests have to say. For your information, we now have secured wifi everywhere. We look forward to having you back whenever you are in the Ermita Malate area. This Friday, May 27 at 3PM, Ermita Malate is having its second annual Flores de Ermita wherein...

Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 3 times in one month on our visit to Philippines. Loved the staff, the owner is lovely! The location is very handy, only a small walk to robinson mall and food area Bathrooms are clean, accommodation itself was good, nice big rooms! Affordable and safe !

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for having made Malate Pensionne your home away from home while visiting the Philippines. We are glad that you enjoyed your travels throughout the Philippines and that you had a nice experience at Malate Pensionne. Come back soon as we have over 7,000 islands to explore and please tell your friends about Malate Pensionne. Have a nice...

Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you are looking for a cheap and affordable hotel, Malate Pensionne could be your options. I only paid lesser than I expected, plus their friendly receptionist extended me a discount. Affordable, it's a big check! Their lobby area, not that big, but looks clean and fresh. Plus the fact that a coffee shop is just right next door. When...

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Thank you for your report. I truly appreciate it. It pains me when a valued guests reports a less than positive experience in our property. I take it as a positive intention from our guests to be more vigilant. I will take this up with our housekeeping supervisor and staff. Thank you for your business. It is truly appreciated and...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Actually we really liked the location, BUT: 1. We had rats in our room 2. We gave our laundry to reception, they just placed it under the stairway and left it there for 2 days - didnt came back to us at all 3. People knocked on our door and ran away several times. Must have been the staff All...

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for this report. I wished that you had asked for management. When I have an issue at an establishment, I always ask for management for immediate action. I am very proactive and make my rounds and am surprised by your experience. I will take this up immediately with our resident manager and housekeeping. We do discourage our...

Reviewed 22 March 2016

Great room. Great ambiance. I have no regrets checking in at Malate Pensionne. I booked online(at their website), said that we are going to pay when we arrive, and we did. It was a smooth transaction. Staff are nice. Well-dressed. The place is also properly secured. PS. Would've been great if there are shampoos and toothpastes provided. And I am...

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Thank you for the four star rating. I am personally delighted that you have had a delightful experience at Malate Pensionne. We look forward to your next visit and stay with us. Jay Gutierrez - general manager

Lublin, Poland
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The place is located in a busy street but the surrounding is quite good. The staff are friendly and attend to all our requests. Our room is clean and has good air conditioning. They alao serve good food. But there's a lot of good places to eat around and coffee shops too. During the night, we found a place where...

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Dear valued guests, thank you for the five star rating and the positive reviews. We work very hard every day to earn your five star. We look forward to your next visit and stay with us. Thank you once again for your patronage. We truly appreciate it. Have a nice day. Jay Gutierrez - general manager

Bulacan Province, Philippines
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Quaint inn. Strict security. Friendly staff. Lacks parking. Hotel is Old-Filipino inspired. Cozy with wooden floors and antique fixtures. Wifi is limited and breakfast is not included. Good for overnight stay. Just in front is Coffee Bean.

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Dear Sheilah, thank you for taking the time to write a comment. Your comments are well taken and we will review it as we constantly look for areas for improvement to enhance guests experience. Your patronage is truly appreciated and we look forward to your next visit and stay. Have a nice day. Jay Gutierrez - general manager.

Ireland
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The location is good. Very near a nearby mall Robinsons where we bought things we needed for our trip to the beach and the mountains. The room is quite clean and cozy except for the noise coming from outside bars. The food here is also good and if you want good coffee, there is a coffee house just beside it....

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Dear Robert, thank you for your four star rating and positive reviews. We are happy to have delivered a positive experience to you and we will constantly strive to earn it and improve from it. Your patronage it truly appreciated and we look forward to your next visit and stay. Have a nice day. Jay Gutierrez - general manager

Patagonia, Argentina
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

I would have rate 5/5, few years back. But years after years, general quality is getting down. Staff is always friendly and helpful, and the area is always nice; old area of Manila. Unfortunately, a huge building have been built just beside and the hotel looks small now. And some rooms have this building 10cm in front of the windows,...

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Dear El Patagon, thank you for your comments and four star rating. That hemongous tall building is the reality we have to learn to live with. The city of Manila allowed it to happen and is the sign of the future as we try to preserve the priceless treasure of our pasts. We gladly would move you upon requests if...

Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Very accessible location. Accommodating and hospitable staff. Prompt response to email inquiry. Homey feel. Adequate amenities come with the room rate. Stayed there in October 2011 with mother and aunt (family room). This time with husband (premium room). Will definitely still have it as preferred choice for place to stay when we go back to Manila.

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Jay G, General Manager at Malate Pensionne, responded to this review

Dear guests, thank your for the five star rating and positive comments. We make an effort to diligently deliver a great experience to all our guests all the time. Usually, folks tend to write online only when they are displeased. Yours is very much appreciated. Thank you once again for your continued patronage and business. We look forward to your...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Malate Pensionne is located in the heart of Malate, a district of Manila on Adriatico St. (formerly Dakota St under the US Commonwealth & Calle Nuevo under Spain). Our building was built by Americans who leased the land from our grandfather to house American workers. When the lease ended, our mother turned it into Dakota Apts. Returning from her European trips & learning of how Italians welcomed weary travelers to their home like family members, she turned Dakota Apts into Malate Valero Pensionne, now well know as the Malate Pensionne with the slogan, "Your home away from Home". As far as we know, we are the only hotel in the world with a strict policy of only registered guests can walk our hallways. We are about a mile from the US Embassy & Rizal Park. About 2 miles from Intramuros, the old walled city of Manila, a 5 min. walk to Robinson Mall. 15 min. by car to Mall Of Asia & 11.5km to the upscale Makati City & Bonifacio Global City. Mabuhay, Bienvenido, Welcome to your "home away from home". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malate Pensionne

Address: 1771 M. Adriatico St., Manila, Luzon 1004, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila
Price Range: ₹ 1,136 - ₹ 2,539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Malate Pensionne 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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