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Bangkok, Thailand
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

There it is,only a 3 minute walk from the pier as you arrive in Ormoc from other locations around the Philippines. There are cheap rooms for under 1000 pesos per night, but I prefer the nice ones facing the sea with a balcony for 1600 for one occupant and 1850 for two. Breakfast is not included with the room. However... More 

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Melbourne
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149 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

So firstly let me clarify my rating. It is very good at the price. If it was more money the rating would drop dramatically. It cost $20 a night and for that you get a clean room, free wi-fi in the Lobby, pleasant staff and a reasonable nights sleep in your own room. Aircon worked and worked well :) The... More 

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Foshan, China
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97 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

As a native Ormocanon..I have known this hotel as the best one for years but as it gets older seems like it is left unattended ...may i suggest the management to keep up the hotel to its best for the sake of the best location it has in the city...its an eye sore to foreigners and guests to see and... More 

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Asia
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105 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This place was probably rather grand when it first opened. I stayed in a budget room, which was nothing special, so I can't say how good the rooms with ocean views are. There's no wifi in the rooms, but it's available in the lobby and coffee shop, which are both pleasant enough to relax in. Everything you need is close... More 

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Samar Island, Philippines
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Coffee shop needs to be renovated. Considering its location, very accessible to the port (though land transport terminal could not be too close to the hotel) it can be a best place to stay for travelers to & from Cebu. I had a cheese burger in a few minutes & hope its shelf life was safe since it looked like... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Don Felipe is situated right next to the bus/jeepney terminal, across a park where there are many shows in the evening, and close to the market. it is also very close to the Ferry Terminal. Location-wise, this is very good. The hotel itself really is old, and might need some renovation. Though, for backpackers standards, it is very good! Jeepneys/multicab... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

It is now 1 year since the big typhoon ripped through the Philippines, & this was my second trip to Ormoc,Leyte in the past 12 months. Once again I stayed at Don Felipe Hotel. It is all nice & clean after the typhoon & things seem to be on track for them again EXCEPT for the lift. When I was... More 

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Puerto Galera, Philippines
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26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Hotel is located in the city overlooking the ormoc pieR. We all know ormoc was hit by typhoon haiyan (yolanda) still struggling to get back on their feet.. You can still see the destruction that haiyan made. The hotel itself is one of the oldest hotels in ormoc city. Rooms is average maybe needs to repaint / remodelling to make... More 

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Philippines
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220 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

10 Months after Typhoon Yolanda, this Hotel is still struggling to get up. I could spend two nights here only because the most spacious and expensive suit room of the Hotel. Some of my friends were saying, its a night mare to stay to smaller rooms of the Hotel. The worst part was that a hungry cat got in to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

I made an online reservation but when I arrived at the hotel the front desk informed me that they failed to take note of the reservation. It was already 11PM and I was too exhausted from the 2-hour trip from Tacloban City. I ended up staying in another hotel.

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Address: Cor. I. Larrazabal & Bonifacio Sts, Ormoc, Leyte Province 6541, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Leyte Island > Leyte Province > Ormoc
Price Range: $23 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Don Felipe Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 105
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“ocean view if available”
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“more expensive rooms may have wifi”
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“choose rooms with view”
 of 5 bubbles rosfamt, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“get a room facing the bay.with the afternoon sun ,and good a bottle of wine .”
 of 5 bubbles migueli21, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Find a better hotel.”
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  • Moldy sink pipes and toilet
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 of 5 bubbles DanielCivilEngineer, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
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