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    Hippocampus Beach Resort

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    • Excellent45%
    • Very good28%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “pork chop” (3 reviews)
    “dive shop” (14 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Reviewed 20 December 2016

    We (party of 3) dived with Devocean and was conveniently arranged by the shop’s Admin to stay @Hippocampus where they share the same location – and is an excellent one!! When we strolled the stretch of Bounty Beach, undoubtedly Hippocampus stood out as the most...More

    1  Thank Kinipeli H
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 22 December 2016

    Hey guys! Thanks for the kind words! We are happy you enjoyed your stay here and we hope to see you back for another max out chill out! As for the food, we are disappointed we let you down :( Good news is, we will...More

    Reviewed 18 December 2016

    Nice stay but continuous crowing of cocks. Breakfast was nice and the resort is also nicely located on the beach front. Overall an average stay and far too expensive for the quality of accommodation provided.More

    Thank Thomas14_12
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 22 December 2016

    Hi there, thanks for your stay at Hippocampus! To say that there is continuous crow of cocks is not exactly fair - in our location you can barely hear the roosters from the rooms. Not to mention, this island (and the Philippines) is full of...More

    Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

    One of a handful of bars on the island however, I like my beer cold and this place satisfies my wish. The pizzas are 8-9/10. We were here for 4 nights and looked 3 times for a better bar/ restaurant but ended up coming here...More

    1  Thank Grant T
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 11 December 2016

    Hi there, thanks for your kind words! We hope to see you back next time! Hippo Team

    Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

    I stayed for 3 nights at Hippos, as a package deal together with Devocean Divers (diveshop there). Although I had some minor problems, what was fixed by Cristel very perfect, I would still recommend this place to stay and dive there. Great atmosphere, nice rooms,...More

    1  Thank Werner S
    Response from hipporesort, General Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 30 November 2016

    Hi Werner, thanks for the nice review. We also enjoy your stay with us very much. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Fred

    Reviewed 11 November 2016

    Originally I was only going to stay for 8 nights on Malapascau and then move onto to another part of Philippines, however due to the outstanding way Hippocampus is run and the friendly nature of the place, I decided to spend my entire time on...More

    Thank Marcusdelaney82
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 13 November 2016

    Hey Marcus! Thanks for the kind words about the place. It was a pleasure having you here and alot of fun chatting in the bar and hearing your stories. We hope to see you back again sometime in the near future :) All the best...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$31 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • 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
    • Also Known As
    • Hippocampus Beach Hotel Malapascua Island ,
    • Hippocampus Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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    Alfred C
    31 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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    "Non-aircon rooms are quite cosy and cooling"
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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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