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Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Held my bag for over 24 hours while I traveled to another location (for free). Very friendly staff. On second visit allowed me to do early check in so I didn't need to pay for two nights!! How awesome

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only stayed here one night. The room was nice enough, comfy double bed, clean and good bathroom. So would definitely recommend the room. The staff were pretty unhelpful and couldn't tell us anything about the local area. Saw a recommendation on the hostel travel board where they recommend a street with lots of restaurants on it but they couldn't tell...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a capsule bed and i was actually surprised that the bed is in good size and pretty comfortable. There are blinds for each capsule which is great for privacy but not for socializing. In a hostel, you are not there just for the bed but for traveler like me, I prefer to socialize and learn more about the...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprisingly, this hostel is clean and comfy, in contrast to its location/outside, crowded and dirty. Love the pretty and cozy design of this hostel, especially the cafe and lobby. It looks exactly as shown in the photos. The cafe has a great ambiance especially in the morning, when the warm sunlight shines through the glass wall :) It also has...

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Butuan, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean but I was disappointed when they say free bfast , just say there's a free light bfast . But in total the place is worth it and well deserved stay . Very close to robinsons . Will recommend this place

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Bermuda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hostel for my first couple nights in Manila. It's a good place to go if you need some solitude as the blinds provide you with privacy but it isn't so good if you are looking to meet fellow travellers. The area is quite loud in the evenings especially as the bar is adjacent to the women's...

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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

The hostel itself is in a beautiful colonial building and the old features add a lot of character. The restaurant upstairs also serves very tasty food, so I can also recommend stopping by for dinner. The location is ideal if you are looking for a night out in Malate and, despite this, we didn't find it to be too noisy....

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
Reviewed February 28, 2017

If you are on a budget and would like to stay close at the heart of Manila for a few days, Tambayan is the perfect place for you. It is relatively new and has lovely vibe/classy design which I really like. They’ve got a small resto bar that is consistent with their over-all hostel architecture. It is also just right...

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Naga, Philippines
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Looks good from outside but the bedrooms are terrible. I had a bedroom for myself : 30€ per night for a 7m2 bedroom without window. I felt like I was in jail... The aircon is REALLY loud and even with it, I could here people on the street and my neighbor like he was in my room. Showers and restrooms...

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Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

We loved it here so much we decided to extend our stay. Great wifi, the public areas (especially bathrooms and showers) are cleaned like every half an hour! Their food and drinks are decently priced and very tasty. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. We stayed in the private rooms downstairs so don't know what the dorms are like but...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tambayan was created for the new generation of traveler. Housed in a restored Manila mansion, Tambayan Hostel offers custom-built premier capsule bunk beds designed for comfort and privacy. Private rooms for small groups and female-only rooms are also available. Guests will enjoy a cafe lounge and workspace, 2 on-site bars, a rooftop restaurant and breakfast available daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar

Address: 1607 J Bocobo St, Manila, Luzon 1004, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila > Malate
Price Range: ₱498 - ₱3,040 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar 2*
Number of rooms: 75
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“First floor rooms are quieter. expect loud music banging at the 2nd floor since its closest to the BAR.”
cchico22, Feb 17, 2017 | Read review
“single room”
downUnderee, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for your personal locker. ”
cecilliaririhena, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“On the ground floor is the quietest.”
leslaww2016, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“Choose Pilar Hidalgo Room and in front of it which is so cool and calm”
, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
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