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    Hippocampus Beach Resort

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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good28%
    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “dive shop” (12 reviews)
    “new chef” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 107 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here for a week and had a great experience. Beautiful resort footsteps away from the sandy beach and epic sunset. Very clean accommodations with friendly and welcoming staff. The staff was also very knowledgeable about diving and other activities on Malapascua Island. They...More

    Thank Mitchell S
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hey Mitchell - thanks for the great review. Was great having you and Leah here - hope to see you back again soon. Not so far from Korea! Cheers and Regards, Hippo Team

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Came with a group of friends and we spent 4 nights here and I ended up extending my stay for another 3 nights. Absolutely loved my stay, wouldn't have left if I hadn't had work to do back home. All the staff were really friendly,...More

    Thank 123lih
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the awesome review! We enjoyed having you guys as well and hope to see you back again! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and the food as well :) We are working to renovate the rooms and the entire place, so...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Hippocampus has a peaceful and very clean surroundings good accomodation, really good and tasteful sets of new menus (thanks to the new Chef Nica) and amazing friendly Staffs (credit to the Management) ...you feel the privacy and comfort and warm hospitality which makes our stay...More

    Thank Neneng R
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review :) I know you love those margaritas! See you guys next time! Hippo Team

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Spent three nights and an amazing experience! Friendly staff! Rooms are few walks to beachfront or stay on thier prime rooms and have a nice morning ocean view. Licious foods on the menu. Must try the Egg Benedict for breakfast and Dry Rubbed Pork Chop...More

    Thank Jet P
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Jet! You're a legend! Thanks for the review - hope to see you soon again on the island or in Aklan! Best Regards, Lee, Cristy, and Stefan

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed here in April and really enjoyed our stay. The rooms are clean, staff is really friendly and always smiling, and the food was very tasty. We also love the margarita cocktail, especially for happy hour :) Stefan, the manager of Hippocampus, answered all...More

    Thank VanessaAlst
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Vanessa, thank you so much for your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and we will pass the good comments to our team. See you next time and sunny greetings from Malapascua, Stefan

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 32 - US$ 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Malapascua Island
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
    • Philippines >
    • Visayas >
    • Cebu Island >
    • Malapascua Island
    • Also Known As
    • Hippocampus Beach Hotel Malapascua Island ,
    • Hippocampus Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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    Alfred C
    31 December 2016|
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    Response from hipporesort | Property representative |
    Hi there, fins should be OK... the dive shop uses open heel fins which means your front part of your foot slips in and an adjustable rubber strap goes behind your ankle. The only problem might be booties... not sure if they... More
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    "Double check the air-con and wifi with staff while booking. At lease you should have their promise in writing!"
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    "Beach front rooms nice but near the bar/noise. Back of garden much quiter"
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    "Stay on rooms near the beach front, it really gives a good view in the morning."
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    "Rooms without A/C or hot water are a perfectly good option for a budget traveler"
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