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at Hippocampus Beach Resort

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Room review highlights
... has 2 types of rooms. Standard and superior The superior room is little bigger with a basic desk, small fridge and remote...
Stayed for 2 nights in a Deluxe beachfront room. Very convenient location. They had a faucet by the balcony to rinse sand off...
... no problem. Every request was enthusiastically met. Our suite was ground level, right on the beach, which was a very much...
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Hi, I booked a room in your resort last year on Agoda, but wasn't able to go because of the typhoon. I am claiming for travel insurance now, and need your certification that I...
Answer from hipporesort
Apr 2019 |
Hi there!I can't send you our email here because they won't allow it. But try to find our website by Googling "Hippocampus Beach R...
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excess5 wrote a review May 2022
Australia2364 contributions137 helpful votes
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The place is beachfront and has 2 types of rooms. Standard and superior
The superior room is little bigger with a basic desk, small fridge and remote control a/c
The standard has manual ac, no desk no fridge
No room service to both rooms and no soap and shampoo provided. Bring your own
The wifi on the premises is pathetic unless you are on the front
At 2000 peso a room the place is exensive
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Amanda wrote a review Mar 2020
Manila, Philippines22 contributions8 helpful votes
Stayed for 2 nights in a Deluxe beachfront room. Very convenient location. They had a faucet by the balcony to rinse sand off your shoes - very thoughtful. I also liked that they provided the complimentary drinking water in a glass bottle everyday rather than in single-use plastic water bottles. Everyone should be doing that! Bathroom was a bit cramped, there was no bidet or pail with "tabo". No tv so you will really be encouraged to go out and find stuff to do. Wifi didn't work most of the time. Didn't get welcome drinks even though the room inclusion said there were.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach Resort
Responded 13 May 2020
Hi there and thanks for your comments! We are glad you enjoyed our environmental touches as well :) We try to keep our environmental footprint down as much as we can. We apologize about the welcome drinks - please come back and visit us after this pandemic and we can offer you some yummy cocktails in place of those welcome drinks! As for our Wifi, it's a curse on this island... most places wifi doesn't work at all because we have no solid connection to the mainland. Thanks for the feedback and the kind words. Hope to see you again!
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Justin T wrote a review Aug 2019
Mill Bay, Canada20 contributions15 helpful votes
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We stayed here for 5 nights and wish it was more. By the time we left we knew nearly every staff member by name. We were treated so well and the staff went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed. One night I had a head ache and someone went to a store and got me Tylenol, our daughter needed a life jacket to swim and one was provided. We needed an extra bed, no problem. Every request was enthusiastically met.

Our suite was ground level, right on the beach, which was a very much appreciated spot to be a young daughter.

The restaurant is right on the beach too, the chef comes out during every service to check on the guests meals, where do you see that kind of service? oh and the food was incredible, every plate.

The managers Lee and Dor were awesome as well. Very approachable and friendly.

We were thankful the live band scheduled for the Saturday night had to cancel, because Lee has some serious skills on the guitar and microphone, he entertained us for hours!

It won’t take you long to tell this is a well cared for hotel with a team that loves what they do. Yes it’s on the beach and malapascua is paradise, but the love you get from the staff makes it just that much more special. Hippocampus deserves more than 3 stars. Based on my experience, it’s better than most 5 star resorts in the Philippines.

This place stole our heart.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach Resort
Responded 24 Sep 2019
Justin, thank you so much for your incredible review! It means alot to the team and to us that everyone's hard work has paid off. And thanks for the compliments about my musical skills ;) See you guys next time! Cheers!
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cavie71 wrote a review Jun 2019
Sydney, Australia152 contributions52 helpful votes
I stayed here as I wanted to dive with the Thresher sharks and the hotel was convenient for that.

The room and bathroom was clean...the restaurant and bar was good (I wasn't tempted to eat elsewhere).

It was above functional without being exceptional. But for island accomodation is was just right.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach Resort
Responded 11 Jun 2019
Hey there! Thanks for the great review, we are glad we are "above functional" ;) See you next time!
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Wandering Canadian wrote a review Mar 2019
23 contributions1 helpful vote
Right on the beach. The live band and karaoke can be loud at night, so ask for a room at the back if you prefer less noise. Rooms are standard. Devocean divers is attached to the resort but you can dive with any company you want. Happy hour at the bar from 4-7. Restaurant food is amazing! Not as cheap as local food, but good selection and delicious, especially the breakfast. Nice to enjoy a drink with a view.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach Resort
Responded 23 Mar 2019
Hi there! Thanks for the kind words, by why only 3 stars dude? ;) To clarify, the live band is only on Wednesday and Saturday nights and goes up until 11PM. We never have karaoke, so that is not a problem. We have three categories of rooms, each having more amenities and thus a higher price than the other, depending on which you choose. Thank you again for the review, we hope to see you back again!
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Answer from hipporesort
Apr 2019 |
Hi there!I can't send you our email here because they won't allow it. But try to find our website by Googling "Hippocampus Beach Resort Malapascua" and then send us a message and I will get back to you there. Just include your Agoda reservation number if you can and the dates of stay!
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