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Wayfarer Pension House and Dormitory

T. Calo Extension, Butuan, Mindanao Philippines
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#1 of 22 Specialty lodging in Butuan
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel


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57Somewhat walkable
Grade: 57 out of 100
30Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
27Reviews2Q+A9Room tips
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Daniel P wrote a review Jul 2016
Champlin, Minnesota16 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed at Wayfarer for one night before our family reunion. The room was very small, as well as the bathroom. It was very hard to navigate in there. That being said, the price we paid was well worth the cost! The staff were great, and the restaurant attached was also good.
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Date of stay: July 2016
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whitejoey823 wrote a review Mar 2016
Invercargill, New Zealand2 contributions2 helpful votes
Staff were courteous, gentle and very helpful. They endeavor as much as they can to help their customers in ways they can especially in transportation, as transportation in Butuan could be difficult without knowledge on the specific routes public vehicles take on a regular basis. What can I say, apart from the staff, it's the food that ultimately caught my attention. I would vouch, everything was supreme. The rooms are well-conceptualised, well-maintained, clean, definitely value for money, very near the city centre. Will come back next year and stay again. Cheers, Wayfarer and Ribbs!
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Date of stay: February 2016
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368Journeys wrote a review Mar 2016
1 contribution3 helpful votes
Cons : Cockroaches came out of the aircon vent . Water pressure is low and the water has a rusty and metallic smell. Lights are dimmer than when we stayed here several years ago. No complimentary bottled water. Few outlets for charging gadgets
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Date of stay: March 2016
AnneGT0 wrote a review Aug 2015
41 contributions25 helpful votes
My first choice of accommodation every time I'm in Butuan, and that is every 1 to 2 months. The rooms are not spacious but not too cramped up either. However, the single beds are too narrow, so you'd be better off in the rooms with bigger beds. The room and bathroom are clean. What I love here is you don't have to go far for good food, as it has a cafe that serves various dishes, from pasta to ribs to Filipino food, tea and desserts. Friendly staff, affordable room rates. There are no regular taxis in Butuan, but you can ask the front desk to contact a car service for you which is very useful specially if you are taking the early morning flight to Manila.
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Date of stay: April 2015
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MorganMoore86 wrote a review Aug 2015
2 contributions6 helpful votes
Im from New Zealand and because its winter here, I decided to book for the PI for a summer vacation. As travellers would commonly do, I searched for the best restaurants and affordable and warm accomodation to stay in Butuan flying from Manila to go to Surigao for the beaches. I came across Wayfarer Pension House and RiBBS diner and this hotel has got exactly what i needed: the food is just surprisingly palatable for its cost! To me, they make the best pork and beef ribs. Im very delighted with their food that I cant help but compare the best restaurants that serve ribs here doesnt even keep up to the taste RiBBs serve. I highly recommend their ribs. The burgers are very pleasing as well. They are rich in its taste. Surely home-made. Not generic, very unique in its taste. The
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Date of stay: July 2015
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PhilippinesMindanaoAgusan del Norte ProvinceButuan
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