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Malvar Hostel

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Plessisville, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Not too far from the airport yet close to many amenities. Clean hotel with everything working. Very pleasant staff who do the best during your stay. lots of restaurants and bars, plus a large shopping centre a few blocks away.

Thank planbee2016
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2016

After returning from Palawan I stayed 2 nights at the Malvar Hostel in Malate, Manila. The Hostel is well situated near restaurants, massage parlours and karaoke bars. Just 2 blocks away there is the huge Robinson shopping mall, with restaurants, cinemas etc... A night, Malate comes alive with tourists and locals alike, looking for food, booze and fun. The Malvar...

Thank MogioMakassar
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

The staff were definitely the highlight, super friendly and accommodating. The room we stayed in had no external windows (I don't think any of the rooms do) and was a bit damp. However very clean and well maintained. There was aircon which you couldn't adjust and so was a bit cold during the night, but we definitely needed it.

Thank Sarah A
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We spend only one night in this hotel we really have a good relaxing time is very clean and quite few step away by Robinson mall ermita and pedro gil lrt line 1 metro station. Next year we would like came back here if we are in manila

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here twice during our time on the Philippines The hotel is close to the Robinson mall which is a nice shopping place. Our room was big, clean and had a perfectly working a/c. Beds are comfy and the bathroom is big with a nice shower. The guys around the front desk are just amazing!! They know what customer...

1Thank Fijuur
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Comfort at it's best with courteous staff. The room is spacious enough with clean bathroom. Though it would be best to replace their linens especially the bed spread with a new one to make it more neat & clean and more so presentable, everything finds to be comfy. I like its quiet ambiance and interiors. The idea of the big...

Thank zenyTaguig
Davao City, Philippines
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We stayed at the hostel with my family for 3 days and 2 nights. We choose to stay at this hostel because it is walking distance to the US Embassy. The room was clean, and spacious. The staff are all nice esp. the front desks because they always give their smiles to their clients. The floor was so clean and...

Thank dred69
Manila, Arkansas
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for the celebration of my mother's birthday. The room was clean and spacious. We feel comfortable knowing that it is a cheap hotel. What makes it perfecg is that it is near malls and convenience store. Almost near to everything! Robinsons ermita was just walking distance. And even the spa where i reserved for a massage was...

Thank ahctakahctak28
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Room ( standard) was big and clean, not noisy at all, and the WiFi was powerful enough. Yes, windowless, but I hardly noticed since I wasn't there during the day . The location is a big plus in my opinion; In Malate, shops, restaurants, bars around. Area is ok (never felt unsafe). Much better than MAbini street. Good value for...

2Thank dirk S
Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear dirk S, Thank you so much for the positive feedback about your stay. We are glad to know that you had a nice stay with us and that our rooms were appreciated, the internet connection, our good location in Manila area and most of all the value for money. Though we do not have safety deposit box inside the...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Really central location with many delicious restaurants around. The area is vibrant but not the cleanest. Hotel was good value, we had a pleasant stay in general. However, the room has no window to the outside and the wireless net isnt stable.

1Thank EugeanYu
Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar Hostel, responded to this review

Dear EugeanYu, We really appreciate you taking time to review your stay in Malvar Hostel. We are happy to know that you had enjoyed your stay despite some concerns. Our rooms really do not have windows as the view is no longer seen from the room considering that our property is just a two-story hostel. As for the internet connection,...

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Additional Information about Malvar Hostel

Address: 636 Gen. Malvar St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila
Price Range: $46 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Malvar Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“some interior rooms have no window, but then the window rooms do not have a view.”
planbee2016, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Because of the location of the building there are no windows in the rooms.”
MogioMakassar, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I find all rooms to be ok since they only have two floors. Nice stairs and spacious corridors.”
zenyTaguig, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“nice and spacious room”
dred69, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“As this hostel runs from the front street backwards none of the rooms are on the main street so they should all be quiet.”
972allang, 18 Dec 2014 | Read review
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