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MNL Boracay Beach Hostel Reviews

Road 1A Bulabog, Boracay Island, Philippines

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88%

Rating
180 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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91%

Great hostel! The ambiance and decorations were trendy. The staff was very friendly and helpful! Only suggestion, if you can find a space for storage lockers or left luggage it would be great.

  • 25th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Good location, 10 minute walk to white beach, 5 minute walk to D-Mall! Love how the dorms are set out with beds which are quite private even though in a dorm and super comfy! Free breakfast is great and the rooftop terrace is good for meeting people! No wifi in the rooms!

  • 19th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

I really enjoyed staying at this hostel. It is very close to the main stations and you can go walking in both beaches white sand and kitesurfing beach.. I don't think that is a really party-hostel, but it depends of the hosts as well.. The breakfast is worth :)


100%

Great location, great staff. Breakfast was fantastic every morning and rooms were clean and comfortable.

  • 31st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

This is the place to stay if you want easy access to both white beach (popular) and bulabog beach (kite-surfing). We stayed for 4 nights but on the second time that we request for housekeeping - as our floor mat is wet, the female receptionist asked rudely: Again?? Never had we encountered such bad manners whichever hotels/ hostels we stayed! Apart from this incident, we are happy with the cleanliness & the convenience the hostel provides.

  • 29th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, Thank you for letting us know about your experience at MNL Boracay. We are disappointed to hear about your experience, we assure you that we have called our staff's attention. We have also reminded all our staff to always be polite and give the best reasonable service we can offer to all our guests. We are glad that you appreciate the cleanliness and the convenience of the hostel. Hoping we welcome you again soon. Regards, France Mendoza Manager

97%

Really nice hostel, great atmosphere, close to both beaches in the centre. Nice roof top areaarea, good breakfast! Would def recommend.


86%

Had a great time here, met some really nice people at the hostel which was great as I was traveling on my own, and the staff are friendly and helpful. Good location, breakfast in the morning if nice and they arrange nightly events so you can get to know the other people in the hostel. My only real issue with getting in and out of the top bunk gracefully!


66%

I booked to stay for seven days, but only stayed for three days. Atmosphere was not what I expected. Was unable to get a refund for the nights I didn't stay. Staff could be more friendly and accommodating. Bathrooms aren't that clean, but lounge and rooms are decent. Better options closer to the beach than MNL.


97%

The cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in!


100%

One of the best hostels


80%

the staff were very helpful


89%

Room, toilets and shower were clean. There was a good vibe about the place. Staff were friendly. Only thing is if you arrive early there is no secure room for you to leave your bags while you roam boracay, you need to leave your bags in the common room where anyone can take your stuff. Otherwise great hostel and well run.


89%

All the staff were super nice. It was a great place to stay! Just a bit far from the beach


86%

Great stay :) has everything a hostel needs


86%

Great location between the beaches. The roof top is fun. Relaxed, not too many people


91%

would be great if you can put some curtains infront of each bed so everyone has a little bit more privacy.


86%

very cheap in Boracay and staff are really nice!


100%

Local Excursions should be revised before being offered. I would go back again to the island hopping since the price was much cheaper than the local agencies and hostel effort to make you save money is highly appreciated. Basicly, the guy who showed up at the hotel just abandoned us at the boat station leaving us in the safe hands of the boat owners. They didn't speak any English and we managed the entire tour on our own. Eventually it ended to be a self managed transportation and not a tour.


100%

Great hostel to stay in. Had a blast!


91%

One of the best Hostels I have ever stayed at. Rooms and bathroom facilities were great. Staff were always friendly and very helpful. The location is good if you want to be a short walk away from the noise and clutter of White Beach. The Hostel has a very good vibe and is a great way to meet and make friends. 9/10, would definitely stay there again.

  • 21st Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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