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Wayfarer Pension House and Dormitory

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T. Calo Extension, Butuan, Mindanao Philippines
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Esereth Vergara wrote a review Jul 2018
Butuan, Philippines18 contributions4 helpful votes
Stayed in Wayfarer for 4 nights with my husband and son aged 2. We got the double deluxe room where we just moved the other bed to make it one big bed for the three of us. Price of the room is affordable although could have been better if there was free breakfast, too. They have a restaurant where you can dine and food is okay, tried breakfast only. Clean bathroom and sink as well as fresh linens and towels. Friendly and nice staff. Thanks Wayfarer!
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
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MasinopTraveler wrote a review Mar 2018
Iligan, Philippines3 contributions2 helpful votes
The room that we stayed was nice but a bit dim because there is only 2 lamp shade lights for the room and one light near the door and cr. The air conditioning also is pointed directly to the bed so expect it to be much colder when laying down the bed. The room and cr is small and wifi is not great even in the first floor. All of the negative comments mentioned above are expected for the price that we payed. What we don't like is that the staff are not accommodating, they will only stare at you when you enter the hotel, not even hi or hello. It makes us upset because we don't know what they are thinking. We are costumers, hello? show some courtesy. They only have one job, and they failed it.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Ground floor rooms are best to choose as usual but don't expect the internet connection to be...
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Inaki S wrote a review Jul 2017
Mati, Philippines25 contributions13 helpful votes
Located at the heart of downtown Butuan City, everything is near from this hotel. The rooms are clean and very affordable. I did not have any trouble reserving a room. I stayed here after a long land trip from Luzon enroute to Davao City. The restaurant at the ground floor, Ribbs, has a lot of yummy dishes though I didn't find the time to sample any.
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Date of stay: July 2017
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janwell91 wrote a review Mar 2017
Waitomo Caves, New Zealand1 contribution3 helpful votes
I am glad I came across Wayfarer Pension House website. I had a little chat with the friendly staffs. Its a family-owned business and it comes with home-quality food. In fact, I find the prices more affordable than it should be, every food I ordered was never compromised in its quality. I am taking the time to comment as I really appreciate how helpful and positive the environment was in my stay. Staff were courteous, polite and always find ways to meet my needs. The rooms are fairly sized for Filipinos, well Asians in general. Nevertheless, it is squeaky clean, tidy and white i must say. I thought it was a new hotel but found it is just well-maintained. The 3rd floor, I found, will be developed into rooms and conference for average-sized meetings. I project it'll look classy as the rest already are. Surely, a place to go back.
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Ask reception for 1st floor rooms, wifi signal is stronger. If transport is difficult, query...
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Joanne v wrote a review Feb 2017
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Stayed here for a night when we came from Bislig and another night after coming from Siargao. It was a lovely experience from the food and the accommodation. It didn't feel like a pension house. Our room during our second time even had a rain shower head. I loved the food especially the grilled tuna and the chocolate overload cake (it's one of the best I've had so far). My bf liked the lechon kawali. Food prices were a bit steep (comparable to Manila prices) but you get real quality. Even spent my birthday here. Location is good enough since it's near the bus/uv express terminal and about 15-20 mins by car to the airport (we travelled early in the AM). Staff are amazingly nice and courteous. My only complaint was the intermittent wifi in the rooms. Wifi in the diner was a lot more dependable. But over-all, we were satisfied customers. Will definitely stay here if in the area again.
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Date of stay: January 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions about Wayfarer Pension House and Dormitory
Which popular attractions are close to Wayfarer Pension House and Dormitory?
Nearby attractions include Butuan National Museum (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Wayfarer Pension House and Dormitory?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and kids activities.
What food & drink options are available at Wayfarer Pension House and Dormitory?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Wayfarer Pension House and Dormitory?
Conveniently located restaurants include Margie's Kitchen, Baron's, and Ocean Bounties Seafood Market and Restaurant.
Are there any historical sites close to Wayfarer Pension House and Dormitory?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Magellan's Landing Site (7.7 km).