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    Hippocampus Beach Resort

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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good28%
    • Average16%
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    • Terrible5%
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    “dive shop” (12 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 107 reviews

    Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

    Many many many delicious meals and an abundance of cocktails. Seriously wonderful and tasty meals had for breakfast, lunch and supper. Hospitality is beyond awesome here. I would HIGHLY recommend eating and drinking here. Everyone makes you feel like family.

    Thank Cheryl G
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 27 March 2017

    Hi Cheryl! Thank you so much for the review. Coming from someone with your Trip Advisor expertise, it is truly a compliment! We are happy that you are happy :) Thanks again and we hope to see you guys next time. Cheers! Hippocampus Team

    Reviewed 8 March 2017

    Stayed here while diving with Sea Explorers. Rooms were fine. Shower was hot. Hard not to trek sand in your room because the faucet to wash off sand for our room was located IN the sand. Beer was cheap. Breakfast good and cheap. Lunch and...More

    Thank ahillmd
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 9 March 2017

    Hi there and thanks for staying with us here at Hippocampus. The faucets are located just at the steps to each verandah, so it is very easy to wash your feet! As for the food, we are currently undergoing a transition to a new, smaller...More

    Reviewed 19 February 2017

    Great location, cold beer and food are always ready, pizzas are excellent. Nice and clean room, not too big but you are on an island ;) Friendly and helpful staff, smile all the time. Strongly recommended.

    Thank T N
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 9 March 2017

    Thank-you so much for the kind words! We hope to see you back again sometime soon! Hippo Team

    Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

    This is a nice hotel, sadly it is roughly 30% overpriced. Pros: - Bar staff are very friendly, good drinks, brought cocktails to our room - Well darkened room allows for excellent undisturbed sleep - Good location if you want to dive Cons: - The...More

    Thank CowsGiveUsMilk
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 12 February 2017

    Hello and thanks for your stay at Hippocampus. First of all, we would like to thank you for the positive comments about the drinks and the rooms. We would like to address your concerns about the beach… the beach is not cluttered with boats. Throughout...More

    Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

    Even though I didn't stay in the hotel the bar was probably my favourite bar on Malapascua! Nice vibe and atmosphere in the place and friendly staff. Are there twice and got the blue cheese burger and fish and chips. GF got the BBQ pork...More

    Thank Seán P
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 4 February 2017

    Thanks for the great comments on the food! We are happy you enjoyed the bar... we know it's the best in Malapascua :) Until next time... Cheers!

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
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    • US$32 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Malapascua Island
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Cebu Island >
    • Malapascua Island
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    Alfred C
    30 December 2016|
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    Response from hipporesort | Property representative |
    Hi there, fins should be OK... the dive shop uses open heel fins which means your front part of your foot slips in and an adjustable rubber strap goes behind your ankle. The only problem might be booties... not sure if they... More
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    "Double check the air-con and wifi with staff while booking. At lease you should have their promise in writing!"
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    "Beach front rooms nice but near the bar/noise. Back of garden much quiter"
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    "Stay on rooms near the beach front, it really gives a good view in the morning."
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    "Rooms without A/C or hot water are a perfectly good option for a budget traveler"
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