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Pura Vida Inn & Tours

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

As we entered the hotel to check in, there was no one at the reception. The lady who came after a few minutes seemed confused, although we booked the room a few months ahead. But this is not the main issue - we ordered standard room without seaview and got a room on the street!!! (on the reception and the...

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We had booked 2 rooms here, one bay-view and the 2nd a regular apt. room. We were traveling with my mother in law and daughter. The AC on the Bay view room was broken and being it was the weekend could not be fixed. The apt room was very large and nice so we all decided to stay together, The...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

We had such a good stay here, everything is super clean, well above the general standard of El Nido. The staff are also very friendly and helpful unlike most of the staff we came across in Palawan so staying here was a really nice surprise. The room was right on the water so you have a great view and the...

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Algiers, Algeria
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

The hotel is situated in a noisy and dirty street. My room was small and the bed sheets were gray, so I cannot tell if clean. Bathroom was clean but old. There was an electricity outage for 2 hours during the night, so the room became hot and there was an invasion of mosquitos. Breakfast was served at a nearby...

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Venice, Italy
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Pura Vida Inn and Tours is a great place to lodge at an affordable price. The balcony room is literally above the water. If sleeping at night to the sound of the ocean relaxes you, then you will truly enjoy it here. The staff is beyond helpful. Faith, one of the employees at Pura Vida, ensured my lodging needs were...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We had a great time in Pura Vida in El Nido. The room was spacious, new and clean. The staff was very nice and helpful. The hotel can also organize all type of island hopping and motorbike rental. The location is perfect, close to the restaurants and 5 min walk from the main beach of El Nido. We highly recommend...

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Cologne
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We had an amazing stay at Pura Vida! The location is great - next to the beach, with a lot of shops and good restaurants next by. The rooms are spacious, very light, clean (they are cleaned every day; sheets and towels are changed every other day) and we had a balcony with seaview), the beds are comfy and if...

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Brossard, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This hotel is in the midle of the tourist center of El Nido and it is beach front. However, the beach is not clean and is full of boats. The owner Wolfgang does a terrific job of driving his speed boat to take tourists to great islands & beaches in the El Nido bay. His speed boat has more range...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 August 2015

You will hardly find a better home to explore el Nido. Views are stunning, with the room balcony overlooking the beach you can literally jump out of the bed and hop into one of the traditional bangka boats docked at the beach and start exploring the incredible archipelago surrounding el Nido. The hotel has basically just 3 rooms which was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I had a wonderful time at Pura Vida. My room was clean and tidy, with a gorgeous sea views. Location was perfect, with all the best restaurants, bars and shops within walking distance. Faith and the housekeepers were wonderful too, they gave me great advice on the best things to do in and also helped me arrange all activities and...

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Address: Serena Street, Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pura Vida Inn & Tours 2.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“If you want a $500 a night hotel room go get one. If you want a nice clean room, AC, hot shower and with excellent staff, come here”
 of 5 bubbles TheDonRN, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose the room on the 2nd floor with the balcony. It's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles Korey79, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Nice view from the 2 rooms upstairs - sea view”
 of 5 bubbles matmome, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“definitely take the room with the balcony and the view over the sea!”
 of 5 bubbles Kathi86Cologne, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“See above regarding which roomto choose”
 of 5 bubbles 690huyn, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
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