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    Spin Designer Hostel - El Nido

    Balinsasayaw Road cor. Calle Real, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
    011 63 917 566 7746
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Admittedly, this was my first time staying in a hostel. Work typically covers my hotels when I travel on weekends between business trips so I usually have no need to stay in a hostel, and that was the case this time as well. However, after...More

    Thank anthony s
    Response from SPINHostelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El NidoResponded 3 days ago

    Hey Anthony S! We're super happy that you popped your hostel cherry for SPIN! And we're also happy that we didn't disappoint you. Many travelers are intimidated by traveling solo and staying in hostels, especially those who haven't done it before. Through your awesome review,...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Loved my time at spin. The rooms were spacious, two plug sockets and a light with a shelf per bed. The staff were extremely friendly and you cannot beat the location! They also organised activities like darts and beer pong in the evenings, so was...More

    Thank Adam B
    Response from SPINHostelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El NidoResponded 4 days ago

    Hey Adam B! We also enjoyed your company! We're super happy that we made your stay a memorable one. Did you join any of our activities? Thanks for SPINning with us and we hope to see you again on your next El Nido adventure! Cheers...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The moment I arrived, I concluded that it’s the best accommodation for millennials or simply for people who want to meet other travelers. It was the kind of vibe El Nido lacked a few years back. Spin Designer Hostel has enlivened the place. I love...More

    1  Thank Travelosyo
    Response from SPINHostelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El NidoResponded 1 week ago

    Hey Travlosyo! We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay! We try our best to make SPIN a happy place where you can meet a lot of different travelers. Thank you for the awesome review, hope to see you again! Safe travels! Dondon Hostel Manager

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    PROS -great location, right next to town. Staff was friendly. Participated their BBQ Wednesday event with outdoor seating. It was nice food with music and lights CONS -not to blame the weather, but we landed with pouring rain and everything was moist/humid. Was told it...More

    1  Thank Swtyoshi
    Response from SPINHostelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El NidoResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Swtyoshi! Our apologies if there are certain things that didn't meet your expectations. The weather this time of the year is really unpredictable, but if the weather is not so good, we are doing our best to keep the guests happy. We organize different...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I enjoyed my stay in Spin Designer Hostel, special shoutout to Nathan, Jeff, Frank, Grace & Arvie who thoroughly met our every request. (Extra pillows, extra towels, etc) Unfortunately there was a brown-out during my stay so there were moments where the aircon did not...More

    Thank Ria Iestin C
    Response from SPINHostelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El NidoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Ria Iestin C! Thanks for the high rating! I'll make sure that your shout-out will reach the staff of SPIN. We apologize for the power outage that you have experienced, it's a recurring problem here in El Nido. And as for the towels not...More

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    • US$21 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Manni H
    November 9, 2017|
    Response from mervinmer | Reviewed this property |
    They usually answer thru FB messenger.
    Elaine P
    July 3, 2017|
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    Response from cresil | Reviewed this property |
    They do not have a massage services. But a few blocks fromt the hostels offer affordable massages.
    henry n
    June 13, 2017|
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    Response from CorkJetsetter | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure about private rooms but in the dorms there are storage cupboards, you can request a padlock for it at the desk. I believe the double beds are fairly small.
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