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The Muse Hotel

Station 1, Balabag, Malay, Aklan Province 5608 Philippines
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#115 of 189 hotels in Boracay

Looking for a place to stay in Boracay? Then look no further than The Muse Hotel, a family-friendly hotel that brings the best of Boracay to your doorstep.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as air conditioning, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

The Muse Hotel features room service, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts a pool and free breakfast.

While staying at The Muse Hotel, visitors can check out Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church (0.3 mi) and Willy's Rock (0.3 mi), some of Boracay's top attractions.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Boracay's popular oyster restaurants such as The Pig Out Bistro, D'Talipapa, and Sea Breeze Cafe, all a short distance from The Muse Hotel.

Boracay is also home to Boracay Butterfly Garden, a popular garden that is not too far from The Muse Hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at The Muse Hotel as you experience everything Boracay has to offer.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Indoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Shuttle bus service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
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Tykus P wrote a review Mar 2020
Gearhart, Oregon6 contributions
I really did try to enjoy this place but it wouldn’t let me. I left a day early before the end of my stay due to someone knocking then trying to force themselves in my room. The GOOD: location, beachfront view, nice staff. The BAD: Basic amenities are very limited, Hotel is in total disarray, looks like its been abandoned by owners. Security issues. Skimpy breakfast(for the birds!). First floor has privacy issues due to foot traffic next to the balcony. Water is hard. Overall my stay was unpleasant and uncomfortable. The staff were nice and tried their best to accommodate but the policies in place makes it difficult for the guests. There are other nicer hotels at lower price points.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Sagi Braitner wrote a review Oct 2019
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand7 contributions1 helpful vote
Totally overpriced, the reception was rude, poor breakfast and the rooms are just ok and not worth the price. You can find 10x times better hotels around and even near for half the price. Stay away please.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from Lilliane H, Guest Services Supervisor at The Muse Hotel
Responded 7 Nov 2019
Greetings from The Muse Hotel Boracay! Dear Mr. Braitner, Thank you for choosing and staying with us. We also thank you for your honest review. But we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience brought about during your stay in the hotel. We would appreciate if you could please give more information which reception you are referring to in your review for us to investigate what transpired that same day. If there is anything else we can do, please don’t hesitate to contact us or send us an email.
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Erika Lo wrote a review Jun 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
I love the food and staff in the muse... if your looking for a place to stay, the muse is my #1 choice! Tahimik ang lugar nakakarelax... im sure hindi ako mapapahiya kung dito kayo magsstay! Thank you the muse for taking care of us!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from maryann760, Manager at The Muse Hotel
Responded 17 Jun 2019
Thank you for taking time to stay, we look forward to welcoming you in the hotel.
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Reynold wrote a review Dec 2018
Singapore, Singapore25 contributions22 helpful votes
When we were first looking for a hotel in Boracay, the muse was one of our top 10 choices because of its quiet calm location at Station 1 and its beachfront views. Their reviews, however, were not that great with people complaining about the quality of the hotel, run down rooms, small breakfast buffet, and exceptional service from the staff. When we checked in at Muse, we found out that all the above were true. The hotel from the exterior looks fine. Lobby was clean and neat. Check in was quick and swift. So we got a room on the 3rd floor (beach view premier room - 324). Upon trying to get to the room, the elevators were not working. Bad first impression. Anyway, with our 2 large bags and kids tired from the travel, the hotel staff were nice enough to help carry our bags up to the room. Once they got us to the room, one of the lights in the room was not working. It made the room look very dim and dull. Staff again helped to bring in a tall lamp shade to help brighten the room up. Next, we asked the reception for a baby cot. The replied that the hotel has no baby cots and suggested we get an additional bed for 1700PHP a night. We told them it was unfair for them to charge use that kind of money, since the lift wasn't working, the light wasn't working and they had no baby cot. After which they replied they would waive off the extra bed charges. Kudos for that. The room had our own Jacuzzi which was overlooking the beach which was fantastic. We also didn't have any neighbors so we had the pool all to ourselves. Another thing to note was that when we entered the room, we tried using the in-room Safe but to no avail, which has no instructions on how to use it. Anyway, we didn't think much of it and went about our day. Another annoying thing was a side door close to our room door which had a faulty latch, it kept slamming every time during strong winds. We had to keep calling reception multiple times to get it closed/fixed daily. Also noticed from the review section that another visitor previously in the same room as mine complained about the faulty door early this year. Guess they missed out reading about it. Anyway, the first 2 nights were fantastic. Plus we had a nice breakfast which was on the 2nd floor, so we had to carry our stroller up and down for breakfast. They had about 6-7 varieties of local dishes which was sufficient. The view from the breakfast restaurant was superb. On our 3rd and final night, after breakfast, as usual, we spent 2-3 hours at the beach before returning to our room. Upon returning to the room which was already cleaned by the make up room staff, my wife discovered that she had 1000 PHP missing from her wallet. Upon checking my wallet which was placed in a different bag, I found 50 dollars missing as well. Note that we had placed our wallets in separate bags which were zipped up since the Safe had no instructions on how to use it. They were placed in the same bags on the first 2 nights. We reported the stolen money to the reception. Hotel management and security visited our room and took our statement. Took pictures of where our wallets were placed and said they'll review the CCTV to check who has been in and out of the rooms. So we left for lunch and returned in the evening to spent another few hours at the beach. Upon returning to the room, Hotel manage spoke to us that they found the 2 staff who cleaned our rooms but no money was found when they were stripped searched and no one admitted to it as well. Hotel manager was nice enough to return our missing money from her own pocket. Although it was a good gesture on her part, I still find it weird that according to her, they have not had such reported cases before. Maybe because these thieves steal in small amounts and couldn't be unnoticeable to most people. Still, the manager gave them the benefit of doubt and mentioned they had been working for her for 2 years with no such reports. So overall, our stay was ok. We had a good night sleep and a good breakfast in the mornings. The theft was the only downside to me. The only reason for me giving 3 stars is because the staff are dedicated (except for the thieves). It was a good learning experience for us. Good to be back in Boracay but will skip Muse on our next visit :)
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Date of stay: December 2018
Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: 324. Best room in the building.
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Lun K wrote a review Jan 2018
London, United Kingdom20 contributions16 helpful votes
Great location. The hotel is literally on the beach. I do feel sorry for the cleaners who have a thankless task of continual sand sweeping. There is an indoor pool but no ambience. The rooms are tastefully decorated. But small snags needs fixing. It’s the small attention to details that makes the difference between a 4 rating and a 5 rating. The breakfast staff were great. House keeping however was stretched. Boracay is famous for White Beach so you really have to be stay on the beach.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
US$131 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PhilippinesVisayasPanay IslandAklan ProvinceMalayBoracay
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Muse Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Muse Hotel?
Nearby attractions include White Beach (0.04 km), Epic Boracay (Nightclub) (0.4 km), and D'Mall (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Muse Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at The Muse Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to The Muse Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Ruf Resto Bar, The Pig Out Bistro, and Aplaya the Beach Bar & Italian Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Muse Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does The Muse Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Muse Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Muse Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, The Muse Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Muse Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Is The Muse Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.