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    Malvar Hostel

    636 Gen. Malvar St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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    • Excellent18%
    • Very good60%
    • Average18%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible0%
    1 week ago
    “Interesting one-level hostel/hotel that goes deep into the centre of the city block.”
    19 Dec 2016
    “Always a good place to stay”
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Business Centre
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 January 2014

    Have stayed in this area many times and slowly watched the room prices rise, so I looked around and found this place. It is NOT what I would call a hostel, as the name suggests, it is a nice hotel. Safe deposit box behind desk,...More

    1  Thank markallanwainwright
    Response from Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar HostelResponded 6 January 2014

    Dear markallanwainwright, Reading your review to start the year is very inspiring. We are very thankful that you have enjoyed your stay with us and for finding our property a nice 'hotel'--as what you have called it. As we welcome 2014, we are also excited...More

    Reviewed 10 November 2013

    Nice staff, good central location, overall pretty clean but.... Wifi not easy to get working, and there's some sort of Karaoke bar adjoining it so it was the middle of the night before they stopped belting out off-key Celine Dionne numbers. The food is also...More

    1  Thank EdwardJAllen
    Response from Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar HostelResponded 22 November 2013

    Dear EdwardJAllen, We appreciate you taking time to share your experience during you stay here at Malvar Hostel. We are sorry that you have to experience such inconvenience. As much as we want to provide the best service to our valued guest, your comments will...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2013

    Spacious rooms on a good location, just a walk away from the mall. It has a nice homey feel to it when you walk through the small garden and up to your room. Free wifi!!! Ok-breakfast and the staff are very helpful. Price is crazy...More

    1  Thank krister b
    Response from Elliessa M, Hotel Online Supervisor at Malvar HostelResponded 11 October 2013

    Dear krister b, Thank you for choosing Malvar Hostel during your visit in Manila, Philippines. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay in Malvar Hostel. Your high ratings would be of great help to our future guests. Again, thank you for...More

    Reviewed 14 February 2012

    They say you get what you paid for. Well in my case I got more than what I paid for. Excellent location(short walk to convenience stores, restaurants, pubs and shopping mall), Great Value for money, Clean room, clean linens, Nice staffs who are all very...More

    1  Thank samlovestotravel
    Reviewed 7 January 2012

    It's a best kept secret because i think people are put off by the name "Hostel". It is far from it; in fact a 4 star hotel is more like it. Large suite type rooms, cable TV, room safe, free WiFi, and all for A$...More

    Thank RonNoosa
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    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$38 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    Room Tips
    "Half-way down the interior likely best but more cigarette smoke ...?"
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    "some interior rooms have no window, but then the window rooms do not have a view."
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    "Because of the location of the building there are no windows in the rooms."
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    "I find all rooms to be ok since they only have two floors. Nice stairs and spacious corridors."
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