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Sharky Hostel Oslob

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.9
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Guaranteed to be at the BEST LOCATION. Sharky Hostel Oslob which is is conveniently located just beside the New Briefing Center for Whaleshark Watching, a very good location just 1 minute walk away, 50 meters away to the beach and just 10 minutes ride to Tumalog Waterfalls also 15 minute boat ride to Sumilon Island Sandbar. Here you can relax and enjoy and meet new friends. Our hostel is composed of concrete dormitory rooms and Native Bamboo House.

DORMS are all Fully Air-conditioned and PRIVATE NIPA HUT are all Fan only.
We offer our guests to be the first to swim with the Whaleshark, just registered and pay with us upon check in if you would like to join the next morning.


What to See and do in Oslob?

* Whaleshark Watching
* Tumalog Waterfalls
* Oslob Heritage Town
* Canyoonering to nearby Town
* Be your hub to your next destination such as Dumaguete & Siquijor
* Island Hopping to Sumilon Island
* Swimming

Sharky Hostel offers Canyoonering Tours - you can booked it upon arrival. Also we assist guest for boat transfer to Panglao Island Bohol from Oslob.


***Property Policies & Conditions:
1. Cash Basis Only.
2. At least 2 days advance notice for free cancellation.
3. Check-in at 2:00 PM.
4. Check-out at 12:00 NOON.
5. Reception from 6:00 AM until 10:00 PM. Latest check in 10pm or late upon information. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.2

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.6

  • Atmosphere 7.2

  • Cleanliness 7.3

  • Facilities 6.5


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    28 Jan 2020
    Awesome hostel run by a very friendly family. Right next to the beach and the whale sharks.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    04 Mar 2020
    Perfect location near whale shark. Stuffs from hostel help us to be on first boat. Nice simple cottage.
    Czech Republic, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    27 Jan 2020
    If you're going to the whale sharks it's the best place to stay. They get the first boat out so you don't have to wait (but you don't have to get up early). No frills here though so expect to flush the toilet with a bucket of water, etc. The staff are very nice and accommodating. They are very willing to help you with any transfers or questions about the area.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    18 Feb 2020
    Best place to stay for whale shark swimming, in the que by 3:45am and the owners get the first boat tickets out so you are the first group in the water with the sharks then first out as well. They know the drill. But other than that not much to do in the area.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    28 Jan 2020
    Booked here because we’d been told that we’d be on the first boat out in the morning, but when we arrived a member of staff informed us that the system had been changed just the day before so it is no longer first come, first served. Obviously this isn’t the hostel’s fault but was the key selling feature as the facilities are v basic, especially the showers
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    22 Jan 2020
    Is very near to the whale shark tour. Is food for one night
    Italy, Male, 41+
  • 6.6

    Good

    31 Jan 2020
    Booked this hostel to be one of the first groups out to see the sharks. Thid didn't happen. Staff tell people a different time to wake up each day. We ended up being the 45th group despite being the closest to the beach. We waited with no communication for over 2 hrs meaning we couldn't get to siquijor the same day. Following day we were woken up with all the other shark watchers and the staff turned the air con off despite trying to continue sleeping. Other than this, decent hostel but no wifi
    England, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 6.3

    Good

    21 Jan 2020
    The staff are very helpful and do a great job of making you feel welcome. The huts are small, basic, but clean and have power. The bathrooms...best avoid the bathrooms. Unfortunately, a restful sleep before your whale shark excursion can’t be had here.The hostel is right beside dozens of caged chickens. Did you know roosters crow every hour? You’re the first boat in the water to see the whale sharks. Which is great because immediately afterwards you’ll want to find somewhere else to be.
    Canada, Couple, 31-40
  • 6.0

    Good

    21 Jan 2020
    Location is good for the Whalesharks but that's it. Far away from anything else. I booked 2 nights but I only stayed 1. Roosters also wake you up at 3am.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 5.7

    Rating

    04 Feb 2020
    It was alright for a short stay. Close to the beach where the whale sharks are located and that part was amazing. Showers didnt work and toilets had to be flushed with water which i was used to being in the Philippines. We were unlucky and the door knob was broken by a staff member coming into the room in the middle of the night and we were locked in our room for a few hours and they were forced to break the door handle from the outside and temporarily blamed it on us... But never charged us.
    Canada, All Male Group, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Utensils
Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Entertainment
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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