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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The house was constructed sometimes in 1920s when Mr. Balili was still a bachelor.

The house served as the venue of grand social functions of Tagbilaran which were attended by prominent political and social personalities from both local and national levels.

One of those grand gatherings was the meeting of then President Roxas with Elpidio Quirino, a senator then, former governor Perfecto Balili, the brother of Eladio and some other important local political personalities.

In March 1942, the war (WWII) reached Bohol. Tagbilaran was occupied by the Japanese Imperial Army.
Almost everyone evacuated the town. The fine Balili house was requisitioned for use by high ranking Japanese officers where social gatherings were still held.

The house which still stands today, still carries the marks of its past grandeur that manifests how the Tagbilaranons lived their lives in the past.

***Property Policies & Conditions:
1. Cancellation policy: 2 days before arrival.
2. Check in from 10:00 to 16:00.
2.1 Request for confirmation if coming in later than 16:00 otherwise reservation will be automatically cancelled.
3. Check out before 11:00 noon.
4. Payment upon arrival by cash only.
5. Reception working hours 07:00-23:00.
6. Age Restriction: 18+.
7. Taxes not included. 12% VAT tax.
8. Breakfast not included.
9. No pets. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Jan 2020
    I stayed here with my partner and my mother and we had a wonderful time. I've given this hostel 10/10, not only because it meets criteria, but also because the wonderful owners really made our stay by inviting us and some other guests to a fiesta in a nearby town in their family friend's home. The hostel has a very rich history and the owners are fantastic people and very welcoming. Stay here if you can.
    Wales, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Jan 2020
    If you come to Bohol, stay here. The historical wooden building is a must-see and the staff are brilliant. The hostel is within walking distance of the pier, which is great for when you arrive and is also close to shops and decent restaurants. It's super easy to hire a moto-tricycle to or a scooter to get to Panglao or the Chocolate Hills. I actually preferred staying in town and visiting the beaches. As I said, the staff are so welcoming and helpful it will make your stay a memorable one.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Nov 2019
    Really enjoyed staying here. Location is very good , easy to walk to from the port. Welcomed by amazing owner and staff who cares about your stay and always go above and beyond to help. Remember this place is not a party hostel. Also on site there are local food vendor who provide amazing food at very reasonable prices why not give them a try.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Nov 2019
    This place is a treasure. Not only is it beautiful, clean, safe, and excellent value for money, but the thing that makes Oasis Balili so special, is how truly wonderful the owners and staff are. They go above and beyond to look after their guests. To Gloria and team, thank you so much for everything. You have been the highlight of my stay in the Philippines, and you have given me a reason to return to Bohol one day. Keep on being amazing!
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    26 Nov 2019
    My friend and I both loved our stay at this cute colonial style house. There were good vibes all round and the staff were extremely helpful and super kind. They even went out of their way to help us get in contact with a tour agency in Palawan. I would definitely stay here again if I got the chance and also because the healthy breakfast aka the oatmeal was delicious! 10/10 good hustle.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    06 Nov 2019
    This lodge was great! Right in the Center of the city. However the thing that made it for me was the couple who own it are absolutely lovely, they had water waiting for us and wanted us to pin where we were from, wanted us to make the most of our day there and gave us the booklet and recommended things. They were always there to help and told us so much history about the place. Motorbike rental available on site too. Deffo recommend
    Northern Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    07 Jan 2020
    Very warm and welcoming vibe. Beautiful house and it’s fairly quite even it’s in the city. One can chill on the veranda and the garden. I stayed in the single room. Room was a good size and bed comfy.
    Germany, Female, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    29 Dec 2019
    Amazing staff, solid location for Bohol, it is a renovated older historic building so that is something you have to appreciate and factor in when staying here
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    17 Dec 2019
    This place is great and the owners are so nice, you could easily spend an entire evening just talking to them! The location of the hostel is perfect.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    21 Nov 2019
    Really basic hostel, felt more like a homestay. Not a great area to stay in for tourists.
    Portugal, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Airport Transfer
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Utensils
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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