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Good place to stay! Staff helped make the most of my visit.
From the MRT to the hostel indeed around 10mins (opp Caltex gas station) however you will need to pass through unpleasant path. It is a busy road so you might not used to it. The air condition in my room wasn't functioning. I didn't know they served breakfast. Doesn't represent any mountain tour agency. The staffs were however friendly and helpful. If you used to this kind of hostel than go for it. If you are pampered and cheap person looking 5star hotel with hostel price than forget it.
Unless u stay on the 3rd floor you will not be able to sleep, the noise from the super busy traffic street wont give you peace at ANY hour of the day.Security is not too good at the hostel cos anyone can walk in from the street.Staff was nor helpful nor service-minded at all.The good thing about the hostel is that there is a simple breakfast included and a kitchen where you can cook.And around the corner away from the noisy street there is a cosy area with a lot of street food and sweet locals!
Stayed here with 3 friends on our trip to Manila and honestly we were disappointed. We were put in the wrong room, where 2 extra beds had been stuffed into it making the place cramped and cluttered. Concerning the lockers; we were all handed a bunch of keys and told to find the right one. The bathroom was quite unclean, but at least it had luke-warm water. The one redeeming factor of the hostel was the fact that the staff were very kind and helpful when we asked about the city.
Nice hostel in a good part of town, close to shopping centre. Dorms were comfy and clean and there was a free breakfast on the roof top eating area.