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Spin Designer Hostel - El Nido

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Balinsasayaw Road cor. Calle Real, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313 Philippines
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#4 of 214 Specialty lodging in El Nido
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Designed by travelers, for travelers. This is the premier hostel at the heart of bustling El Nido town composed of Instagrammable interiors, rooms for steady relaxation, hip amenities great for mingling, and events on the line-up for the young, adventurous crowd. It currently houses 73 beds in a combination of private rooms and mixed dorms bringing together an assorted bunch of backpackers, weekend warriors and beach enthusiasts out to explore.
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Parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Game room
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24-hour security
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Wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
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Board games / puzzles
Baggage storage
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, Filipino
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Faithalicious_x wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom589 contributions229 helpful votes
Having read previous reviews about this hostel being a 'posh-tel', like a hotel, and a designer hostel - I think these are exaggerations. For me our stay here was standard and on par with any other hostel stay, yes the architecture of this hostel is a bit more interesting but ultimately the experience wasn't extraordinary. PROS -Good WIFI, although it did log you out if you didn't use it for five minutes -Breakfast: Very good breakfast included in the price - juice, eggs, bread and spreads, rice, fruit, tea and coffee -Location: 12 min walk from the ferry port, 7ish minute walk from the main town and restuarants. Can also walk to Corong Corong beach in twenty minutes. Las Cabanas and the bus terminal can be reached easily in a tricycle which wait outside the hostel -Room: We
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from ResidentHotelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El Nido
Responded 10 Feb 2020
Hey there, Faithalicious_x! Thanks for taking the time to write this very helpful review. I'm sure this will be very useful to our future guests. We had a blast SPINning with you. Until your next El Nido adventure! Cheers! Dondon, Hostel Manager
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Dorin S wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom8 contributions
I stayed in Spin Hostel with my husband, we booked a private room and it was nothing but disappointing. We could deal with the fact it was tiny and felt like we're in a box, but it was soooo dirty it was a shame to let people stay there. Dust, spider webs and smelly sheets and towels. The stuff were no close to being nice, the Wi-Fi in the rooms is limited to a certain number of users so it disconnect every few minutes. The one and only nice thing about the hostel is the communal areas.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from ResidentHotelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El Nido
Responded 10 Feb 2020
Hi, Dorin! First of all, we would like to apologize that you did not have the best SPINning experience with us. As a team, we follow and maintain a cleanliness standard here in the hostel. I'll personally look into the matters your brought up and make sure this doesn't happen again. We hope you can give us a chance to make it up to you and give you a better El Nido experience next time you find yourself here. Safe travels! Dondon, Hostel Manager
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Colin C wrote a review Jan 2020
london23 contributions18 helpful votes
this place is simply amazing, the term hostel puts you into a false sense of security. this is way more than a hostel. the location is perfect. a few metres walk to the main strip and the beach for the boat tours. great location also for a tricycle into the sunset beach. prices are great, rooms are cosy, super comfy beds, air con, great staff, amazing staff, wonderful staff, great bar and restaurant area with great priced drinks and food. this place is simply amazing, we loved it here
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from ResidentHotelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El Nido
Responded 16 Jan 2020
Wow! Thanks for writing this awesome feedback, Colin! Our hearts are full. It's always a pleasure to hear from happy SPINners like you. We're glad to be part of your El Nido trip. SPIN with you again soon, yes? Cheers! Dondon, Hostel Manager
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Vk89 wrote a review Dec 2019
Bangkok, Thailand378 contributions82 helpful votes
Overall we had a great stay for just under a week with clean rooms, good breakfast and lovely staff that made the stay diverse and fun. The twin bed in the private room was a little bit to cramped for 2 Western travelers and it would of been nice to have a queen. Hostel is located in a green and quiet area of El Nido with 24hr security staff on all entrances.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from ResidentHotelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El Nido
Responded 7 Jan 2020
Hey there, Vk89! Happy New Year! It was awesome SPINning with you. That's right, the security of our SPINners is always a priority so we have 24/7 security staff in the hostel. Hope you had a blast exploring the beautiful El Nido! Cheers! Dondon, Hostel Manager
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Traveler_dani wrote a review Dec 2019
Israel143 contributions46 helpful votes
What a place we stayed here 5 nights central location, excellent service, excellent breakfast with selection, close to everything, there is a free washing machine for hotel guests Cons - water in the shower is not hot enough, the wifi in the room is sometimes strong and sometimes weak.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from ResidentHotelManager, Manager at Spin Designer Hostel - El Nido
Responded 7 Jan 2020
Hey, Dani! Thanks for SPINning with us! I'm sure you had a blast during 5-night stay. Please know that your feedback matters to us and helps us improve our services to SPINners. Cheers to awesome adventures! Dondon, Hostel Manager
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PRICE RANGE
US$48 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesMimaropaPalawan ProvincePalawan IslandEl Nido
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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