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MNL Boutique Hostel Reviews

Valdez cor. Santiago St., Poblacion, Makati City, Manila, Philippines

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87%

Rating
220 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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74%

Stayed in a six person dorm with ensuite. Shower was exceptionally mouldy and not really anywhere to hang clothes to keep things dry. The air con dripped constantly into the two buckets under it right behind my bed. No wifi in dorms. Common area had limited seating. Staff were friendly and helpful. Area felt safe and had a great night market near by for dinner. Breakfast was average. Cleaner safer and better than Pink Hostel which I stayed at also.


77%

MNL in Boracay is way better than this location. I was staying in room number 4 and it smelled really bad. There are no windows in the room and the AC was leaking. They clean the bathrooms in the morning, but they get really dirty later at night. There are too many cockroaches in that neighbourhood, so you might see a few at night in the shower area. The staff were nice.


97%

Cool place! Staffs are awesome!


89%

Amazing staff really made my stay in the Philippines. Thanks


89%

Amazing place and staff!


100%

This is an awesome hostel -- great location (near bars & restaurants), great rooms/showers/bathrooms, and very clean. The hostel staff is also very helpful -- Manila can be a little bit overwhelming at first, but they can teach you how to ride a Jeepney, and how to avoid scams and such. I highly recommend this hostel!


71%

A guy from the hostel took a group of us to a festival, but clearly hadn't organised anything for the day. After promising me he'd drop me back at the bus station in time for my night bus I took my backpack with me to the festival. He then took me back to the hostel and grabbed me a taxi, agreeing I would pay FOUR TIMES the usual amount to get the bus station. I was furious. The hostel is nice and clean and beds are comfy. There's a nice night market with good food round the corner too.


91%

A great and authentic little hostel with a great vibe and all the right types of people. Highly recomended!


94%

No worries guys, this is a nice place to stay


71%

Do enforce the "silence after 10pm" rule in a stricter manner.

  • 19th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Only stayed here one night, but what a great night it was! The guy who was working (unfortunately can't remember his name) was an absolute hero. He even managed to source some coconut wino/vodka/petrol for us when we'd run dry. Also in an excellent location. Top marks.


94%

Great hostel! Shower facilities were very clean and modern. Rooms smelt a bit damp but didn't deter from being an excellent hostel.

  • 31st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Great little place for a young backpackers vibe. Very cool atmosphere with all the other backpackers there. Hang out with Rafael - he's the best!


100%

good location, nice breakfast, clean


89%

Best location in Makati, super friendly and helpful staff. Good place to meet some travelers and locals as well.


89%

Everything good here. I even came back a second time after going to Baler (Luzon). Just beware that storing your luggage costs money, per day, it adds up!


83%

I liked the hostel it was in a good location and the beds were very comfortable. The showers were also a good size and kept clean.


80%

It would be helpful if the staff was willing to call a taxi for you, especially during rush hour when you have a flight to catch. The hostel was very cozy, the staff was friendly enough, and I really appreciated the towel that was provided!


86%

Great staff. The MNL BYOB Bar is the bomb

  • 16th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

I enjoyed my stay although it was quite short. The reception were very welcoming and amenable to me making changes to my booking due to a cancelled flight and when I later lost my phone in the Philippines, they responded to my request to telephone it in the hope someone would answer it. There was a free breakfast in the morning which was more than adequate to start the day very positively, and wifi was available with no issues. The showers and all facilities were kept to a good standard. Please


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