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Casamso Boracay Reviews

Balabag 0234, Boracay Island, Philippines

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63 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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We were very underwhelmed when we arrived, given the good reviews on here. The hostel is just a few spare rooms in someone's house, the only plus was that its next door to Frendz so you can use their facilities, but you still feel a bit excluded from what goes on there. The room was really basic, the shower was non-existent and the a/c was very loud and barely made any difference. It was very expensive for what it was.

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thanks for your feedback. Important notice to future guests: casamso is the sister hostel of frendz, just next door (same reception and common area with frendz). sorry that you felt excluded. Actually the majority of the guests do not feel this way and are happy to be part of the frendz hostel experience. However, we will try to explain this better to future guests. Also we exchanged the ac in the room you stayed in. Happy Travels!


excellent customer service from the staff. the hotel is close to the beach and the main road. i am very happy that i chose casamso.

  • 17th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Philippines
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


AC had been the big problem during our stay. The AC is like the coolness is being controlled where the air that comes out cannot make the room cool.

  • 14th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Philippines
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I never write reviews but i had to about my stay at casamso (frendz) We stayed here for three nights and I can honestly say my experience here was excellent! Friendly helpful staff combined with amazing people staying here also= a very happy holiday!! I was recommended to stay here by a friend who also had a great experience last year. Highly recommended if you want to great value for money, great staff, and great guests!


Recomended. Close to the Beach and D'Mall and yet in a quiet area (though one guy complained about the roosters). Free wi-fi at the sister hostel next door (Frendz), where you can buy breakfast, drinks and socialize. Staff calls you by name. TV in the room had lots of English channels and the AC was good, though the hot shower pressure wasn't so great. Daily cleaning of the rooms is nice since sand gets in even though you wash your feet before coming in.

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