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119 San Joaquin St Buena Suerte Zone 2, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313 Philippines
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#15 of 213 Specialty lodging in El Nido
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Pawikan Hostel offers private and dormitory accommodation in El Nido, Palawan. Our rooms are designed to make you comfortable with air-conditioned rooms, 6-inch spring mattresses, and private bath.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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English, Filipino
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Ryan wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom56 contributions27 helpful votes
Good friendly hostel nearby to pier and restaurants. The staff are happy to help with bookings and general info about what to do and the area. Free coffee, tea and water provided all day. Basic but good breakfast which varied slightly each day and they accommodated to my girlfriend who is vegan.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Paul M wrote a review Feb 2020
Nottingham, United Kingdom94 contributions38 helpful votes
We stayed in a double room, was small but nicely decorated. Staff friendly and helped with booking mopeds, tours, bus etc. Breakfast was set every day but they changed it the 3 nights we stayed. Would go back
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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114andcounting wrote a review Jan 2020
Rockford, Illinois94 contributions15 helpful votes
Special thanks to Miguel, Joshua and the rest of the staff. They made my stay extra enjoyable thanks to their true hospitality. Always hot water, coffee, and tea. Breakfast is usually very simple. Great location for Turtle Dive Shop. No relationship (pawikan means turtle!)
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Date of stay: December 2019
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JayLondon90 wrote a review Nov 2019
London, United Kingdom45 contributions9 helpful votes
Great no frills hostel with a substantial Filipino breakfast in the am, comfortable beds and hot showers (towel included). The staff are able to book your tours and onward travel. Rooms are slightly cramped but are cleaned and beds made daily. Staff are fantastic here: my friend was I'll and on arrival they made him a special ginger tea. Michael went the extra mile and woke up to cook our breakfast at 5am ahead of an early ferry departure - hats off to him. Ps Wi-Fi is pretty good, told they have fibre to the property
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Eamon92 wrote a review Oct 2019
Hong Kong, China52 contributions11 helpful votes
Very helpful staff here and the room we stayed in was very clean and had just been renovated. Nice shower with good temperature and strong pressure. We had to leave at 4am but the lady made us a nice packed breakfast to take with us which was a very nice touch.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Rikki S wrote a review Aug 2019
Singapore111 contributions17 helpful votes
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Room is basic with just a bed and side table. Daily cleaning and change of towels but no toiletries in the bathroom so bring your own or buy from nearby shops. Bathroom has hot water for showering and comfortable size. We stayed in room 5 at level 2. Location is walking distance to the beach, restaurant and shops. There's a few massage parlours at around 500-700 Peso for an hour. There's also a small shop nearby selling cheese burgers for 45 Peso. Daily breakfast include porridge/soup/behoon, bread and coffee. Not much selection but its decent and tasty. Filtered water included so can refill your water bottle before heading out. Very friendly staff and they do their best to make your stay as comfortable as possible. They can also arrange day tours for you. If your on a budget I would recommend this place.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Raissa Banosan wrote a review Jun 2019
82 contributions29 helpful votes
Stayed here with two of my aunts and a cousin last March 2019. It's a humble hostel but the bed is comfortable in hostel-standards with it's own little nook with a night light. Room had 2 double-deck beds and enough space for 4 hand-carry luggage trolleys. For the price per person - it is a bargain and it also comes with free breakfast! Location is walking distance from the pier where the fast craft we came in from Coron docked. Friendly accommodating staff and their WIFI is good and stable. Comfort/shower room is a bit tight but this is a budget accommodation so I would not complain. Overrall, had a very satisfying stay in Pawikan Hostel, El Nido.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Room Tip: Booked thru Traveloka and got a discount!
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Mirella V wrote a review Mar 2019
10 contributions14 helpful votes
The rooms are small but efficient. They make your bed and clean everyday. I stayed in a dorm of 4ppl and it was really fine. Filipino breakfast is also included and it is fine. The staff members are very positive with a smile and really willing to help with anything you need.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Jessica fanning wrote a review Jan 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom11 contributions
Myself and a friend stayed here for 3 nights. The beds are so comfortable. There is free water available at all times which is helpful and a tea/coffee station. The staff were so nice and helpful with lots of advice on where to go. It is in a great location, near an ATM and El Nido center. I would definitely recommend, it was great value.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Emily W wrote a review Oct 2018
Kilkenny, Ireland87 contributions40 helpful votes
Loved this place. The staff are so friendly and helpful, assisted to organise buses and trips. They made us feel so welcome from the day we arrived. We paid 65€ for 2 of us in a private double room for 3 nights which we feel is great value. The room was so clean, the air con was great, and the Wi-Fi was so quick. Breakfast in the morning was basic but perfect start for the day. Location is wonderful, you can walk 3mins from port of you get a boat here. The main area is just around the corner. Stay here!
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PhilippinesMimaropaPalawan ProvincePalawan IslandEl Nido
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pawikan Hostel El Nido
Which popular attractions are close to Pawikan Hostel El Nido?
Nearby attractions include RoofTop Bar & Boutique (0.3 km), Taraw Cliff (0.2 km), and Nagkalit-Kalit Falls (0.4 km).
What food & drink options are available at Pawikan Hostel El Nido?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Pawikan Hostel El Nido?
Conveniently located restaurants include Taste El Nido - The Vegan Cafe PH, Happiness Beach Bar, and Ashoka - Authentic Indian Cuisine.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Pawikan Hostel El Nido?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.