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Malvar Hostel

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Sarnia, Canada
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 pretty basic and the dining area is equally spartan.

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

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 be taken seriously for improvement. Hoping that you will stay with us again. Sincerely, Elliessa...

Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 30 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 cheap for what you get. :)

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

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 recommending us and for the positive review you have shared, we really appreciate it. Hoping...

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 helpful and attentive. Malvar Hostel has exceeded my expectations.

1Thank samlovestotravel
Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 8 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$ 45 a night.Management speak good english are a very helpful. Area is a bit dodgy...

Thank RonNoosa
Reviewed 11 October 2011

Rooms were very spacious, good bed, good bathroom. Mini bar, tv, hotel umbrella. For this price you won't find anything better I think. Only minus is noise coming from a club, but only people with a light sleep will here it..

1Thank basvw
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 10 October 2011

The hotel is in Malate and just a short walk from a Robinsons Mall and a lot of the gay bars and clubs are just a minute or two away. The hotel lobby is basic then leads into a very pretty hallway with lots of wooden furniture scattered around. This was promising but the Junior Suite, though large, really had...

1Thank mrrfrost
kuala lumpur
Reviewed 28 March 2011

Malvar Hostel is more a hotel than a hostel. It is right in the centre of the Malate nightlife district and yet very quiet, no music or street noise to hear. Unforntunately parts of the hotel are extremely noise on daytime. Right behind the rooms of the left side of the hotel is an open space which is used as...

1Thank wandergesell
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 9 February 2011

Clean, cheap and comfortable, this is 5 star at 1 star price, This is a training hotel. and all the staff are tryng very hard.

1Thank manuel_contes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 April 2010

We stayed here for 2 nights and found it a perfect location. with great service and beuatifull rooms. Outside it looks dated, but inside the hostel everything looks like a Spanish hacienda. The rooms are clean en very big. The service of the reception is good. The location is in a neighbourhood with many nice restaurants.

1Thank Westmaas
Reviewed 15 March 2010

Stayed here for my last night in manila after my weeks in the the country in angels city then cebu so went back to Manila stayed here its so close to robinsons mall down one little road, cost me lots to stay here room was spotless aircon the best i seen in the Philippines the room was lovely no where...

1Thank johnwayno

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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: $49 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Malvar Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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