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El Nido Overlooking

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and good service~ For food, Can choose between American breakfast or local cuisine ( charged separately). Dinner can order in from the restaurants from town so it's very convenient! The private infinity pool attached to each villa is awesome! Just bear in mind since the villa is so near nature so there will be bugs and geckos.

2 Thank Mabel N
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This place is nothing short of amazing. We stayed in town the first night and then moved to Overlooking. It might not be directly in town, you may have to walk up a steep hill to get to it and there may be a few bugs but it is all so worth it. Each cottage has its own view overlooking... More 

3 Thank Jye88
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The setting is on a hill and from the bedroom you can see the ocean. There are only 5 villas so very private and 3 villas share a swimming pool. They do not have a restaurant but will order food from various restaurants in town.

1 Thank perth08Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Absolutely stunning resort. Loved everything about it, great location just a short walk outside the town, the pool was beautiful. We stayed in both the Tree house (highest one) with spectacular views of the bay, and we also stayed in the pool villa. So hard to decide which one we loved more, as they both had their benefits. I think... More 

2 Thank hicmarl
Vientiane, Laos
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

What a gem of a place! It took me soooo long to find the right accommodation in El Nido, they are either super expensive on their own private islands or backpackers. This was one of the few mid ranged places around! We paid 180 AUD a night for the pool villa and it was very good value for money for... More 

1 Thank mklarge84
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Just got back from 3 days at Overlooking and 3 days at their sister property Mahogany (just at the bottom of the hill). The Deluxe Villa was only available for 2 of our nights and so we had our first night at The Cottage. As we walked in we were happy with the room but it was just an ordinary... More 

1 Thank HB_TO
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Stop reading the reviews and book this place. It sells out extremely quickly, so don't hesitate. Not only is it a beautiful property with breathtaking views, there also isn't much else on offer (by comparison) in El Nido. We stayed here and Cadlao, and I can say this place is not only much better value, but much, much nicer. Just... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This 4-room hotel is located on a hill so it has pretty views of the islands. The views are what you pay for. The rooms are basic at best (they call them "villa" but "shack" is more appropriate). There are no bathrooms!!! There is a toilet in each room, completely open without any door or curtain, with full view (and... More 

3 Thank TJB007
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I am not sure where to start with this hotel. It was so wonderful, and I really wish I was already back there. We travelled as a group of 8, all pretty much adults; the youngest being 14. Upon arrival from Manila to Puerto Princesa, we were promptly greeted by our driver. The drive to the hotel was about 3... More 

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Luzon, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This place is best utilized for a staycation. But who would want that in El Nido? The place is on top of a hill (perhaps an 8-storey climb on the stairs from the road) and after a whole day of island hopping, it becomes a challenge going in and out of the resort. This becomes a problem when you want... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The resort is located on a hill, 100 meters away from Corong Corong beach. In a quiet property of more than 1 hectare, we offer 4 villas and 2 pools hidden in the hills: - 2 villas of around 90sqm including the deck and the private garden, - a cottage, - and a brand new two bedrooms villa with garden and private pool. The best view of the islands of Bacuit Bay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Nido Overlooking

Address: Barangay Corong-Corong, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Price Range: $137 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
El Nido Overlooking Palawan Island
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“Best Views.”
 of 5 bubbles macrissaintm, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for the Deluxe Villa, you won't regret it!”
 of 5 bubbles HB_TO, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All have beautiful views - more you pay, better the view”
 of 5 bubbles DavidE599, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay there, take the cheapest room ("the cottage") so you only overpay by 100%.”
 of 5 bubbles TJB007, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe room gets booked quickly, so book in advance! All rooms have beautiful views of the island!”
  • Privacy villa: shower
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 of 5 bubbles Annafelle, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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