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Sharky Hostel Oslob

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.7
  • 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.

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 7.6

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.2

  • Atmosphere 6.9

  • Cleanliness 7.3

  • Facilities 6.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Jul 2019
    For a day of the local value for money, the best choice, Motorcycle parking, friendly, clean, helpful and for Foreigners to PHP 1100 the first boat to the event.
    Switzerland, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Jun 2019
    Great hostel, great location, great atmosphere (do not listen to naysayers below). They had TV so I could watch basketball finals. They are right next to the beach where everyone departs to watch Whale Sharks. Our boat was the first one out! The staff is super friendly. They even helped me figure out where to go next.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    16 Jun 2019
    Sharky Hostel is located right next to the Oslob Whale Shark Center, if you are planning to go Whale Shark Watching this is a great spot to spend the night. The staff was very helpful and kind with us.
    Mexico, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    30 Jun 2019
    This place was fantastic and one of my favorite hostel by far, although very basic facilities the staff, location and beauty of this place makes up for it! 100% recommend this especially if you stay in there huts. Great location for whale shark watching, its right on your door step!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    17 Jul 2019
    Sharkys is ideal for a one night stay to see the whale sharks as you get to go out in the first boat before the crowds. However the hostel room is basic and there were ants in the beds. Also a really loud pet lizard that was croaking all night kept us awake which was annoying.
    Ireland, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 6.6

    Good

    13 Jun 2019
    If you just want somewhere cheap to stay to see the whale sharks then this place ticks the box. However, as a hostel goes this was one of the worst I’ve stayed in. My bed (and I think most others) was dirty, with feathers, dirt, dead bugs etc. There is no bed sheet provided. Bathroom was ok and at least there are lockers for your valuables. Final let down was yes, they have a kitchen however what they don’t mention is that you have to pay 200 pesos if you want to use the cooker. CRAZY.
    Scotland, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 6.0

    Good

    08 Aug 2019
    You will just be on the first boat to see the sharks.
    Greece, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    01 Aug 2019
    The family that owns it is extremely welcoming and helpful. However, there is no running water for a shower - had to use a bucket. There are not any restaurants around that serve anything other than all meat and/or only Filipino food. There was one other lady staying there and we went swimming with the whale sharks together. There was no “atmosphere” whatsoever...which was the most disappointing part because I stayed in a hostel (outside of my comfort zone) to meet fellow travelers.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 5.1

    Rating

    11 Jul 2019
    The only reason I could suggest to stay here is to do the Whale shark tour as you’ll be on the first boat out to see them. Sleeping area is open as room is not attached so it’s open to all bugs etc (however bed was clean). Staff member on registration was rude and clearly wasn’t interested in talking to us. Shower and toilet are adequate. The WiFi didn’t work at any point of our stay. Water is not free. Only stay for one night, do the Whale shark tour and then move on. Oslob is very quiet.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 5.1

    Rating

    10 Jul 2019
    Nothing to do near the hostel, pretty much no vegetarian food in the whole place. Wifi did not work at all for most of my stay, the staff didn't really care about helping their clients, mostly just layed in chairs and when you asked for help they looked very bothered by it. Bathroom was very simplistic and no mirror. No real atmosphere at all. Surprisingly expensive for what you get.
    Sweden, Male, 18-24
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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
  • Wi-Fi


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