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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made the booking thru booking.com and got a good deal. The hotel is in station 2. It is not beach front but it was a 5 minute walk to the beach. It is conveniently located near D' Palengke and D'Mall. Another good thing about the hotel is it has water dispensers stationed in the hallways. Our room was clean... More 

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Thank Charyn C
Quezon City, Philippines
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a bit hesitant at first and wanted to cancel my booking with them because I've read reviews that one needs to pass by a narrow and dark alley to reach Isla Gecko.I'm glad I retained the booking because we were given a room which I think is worth more than I paid for,the cr is clean,with hot and... More 

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Thank joyreeves0920
Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

stayed here 2 nights and the path leading up to the resort was dirty and wet but it's a good and comfortable sleep. the place is a little hard to locate but just ask the locals and they'll be happy to guide you.

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Thank Grace Y
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This place is hidden in one of the alleys of Borrocay. It is very central and you are on the beach within a second! The owners are very friendly and the rooms clean! Dont expect a great view. but do expect a nice clean place for a reasonable price with great smiles of the staff!!!

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Thank Robin T
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This hotel is just what you pay for. Very simple and very basic. Staff is lovely and the rooms are just ok. The airco could not cope well with the heat of boracay so the room was most of the time hot. Shower basic but ok. The hotel is a bit difficult to find, I was lucky that the tour... More 

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Thank Angel1977
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

3 of us stayed here for 3 nights. Room was clean but very small and basic. Had to request for room to be made up each day. Wifi was ok when it worked. Aircon worked well and beds comfortable though. Staff friendly. Very close to d'mall and beach (down a slightly dark alley but we didn't have any problems!) (On... More 

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Thank Millievr
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Isla Gecko was hard to find at first in all the small streets but was a very short walk to the beach and all the restaurants etc. as it's down a little back street it was very quiet so this was a great location. The room we stayed in was very basic and a little on the small side but... More 

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Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2016

At 1st the hotel is small but when we already see the room i was quite surprise how clean and nice the room it was good and also the WiFi connection it was 3 minutes walk going to the beach front you will pass by the bamboo market at night time it was very quite you really can relax and... More 

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Thank katrinabelita
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 night in this wonderfully located hotel. White Beach is a 3 minute walk from this location. The staff were friendly and attentive throughout. The hotel is clean and the chilled water coolers are a nice touch. Our 4 person room was slightly small for 4 adults consideringbthe price we paid.

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Thank Aoibhean
Skelleftea, Sweden
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

At first it was a little hard to find the hotel. But there is government people working around the main streets. So they will show you the way. The hotel was overall clean, and the staff was very kind.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Isla Gecko Resort

Address: Station 2, Balabag | Malay, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Panay Island > Aklan Province > Boracay
Price Range: $56 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“The rooms on the 2nd floor is nice because its near on the veranda with sala you can stay there while reading books”
 of 5 bubbles Yugiyugi, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“top room quieter, but then you will have to climb the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles gxg23, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are the same”
 of 5 bubbles shammer_7, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I would recommend upper floors as construction staff are always wheeling carts down the lane for the continuous on going development that is Boracay”
 of 5 bubbles MarkJalanJalan, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Try to book the ground floor rooms to avoid the staircase, it's harder to climb up if you're having too much booze”
 of 5 bubbles difotodito, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
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