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The Circle Hostel, La Union

Urbiztondo Road, San Juan, Luzon Philippines
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#2 of 21 Specialty lodging in San Juan
The Circle Hostel is a chain of budget friendly eco-hostels in the Philippines. We want to be a sanctuary for the artsy and the adventurous where people can express themselves freely among each other and on our walls. Because at the Circle Hostel, there are no strangers. Our bunk-houses are all fan-cooled and in dormitory style. You can opt between an all-female dorm or the co-ed one. Or go for an ergonomic hammock with a built-in mosquito netting. Our bathrooms have hot/cold showers and out toilets have bidets. Not too shabby for a hostel! ;) Breakfast is a simple meal of fresh bread, spreads and bananas.
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eyeeateyetravel wrote a review Mar 2020
13 contributions1 helpful vote
Indeed a place to be recommended! The people in the hotel are very friendly and would assist you in your inquiries. Way beyond my expections, I could see in blogs/vlogs about backpacker inns, in here I felt I was home. Very accessible Near the beach Near food & beverage area ( they also serve food)
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Kenan Q wrote a review Jan 2020
San Juan, Philippines3 contributions
Awesome place staff is awesome, very hospitable It’s well maintained, restrooms are clean and always restocked with tissue paper Price is cheap, but the experience is lavish LOVED MY STAY HERE! WILL DEFINITELY COME BACK 😎👍🏻
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Date of stay: January 2020
co_gd wrote a review Dec 2018
12 contributions
We were supposed to spend few days here and the staff and the other guests are so nice that we spent around 10 days. The common areas are so welcoming that it's easy to meet so many people, as many locals as foreigners. We spent very nice nights sharing meals, playing game, singing, playing music. You can also just chill in the hammocks available. We loved the way the hostel is made, with recycled materials, and the dorms which are very open on the outside but protected from the insects thanks to mosquito nets on the beds. Thank you all the staff for giving us such a good time at La Union!
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Reg S wrote a review Oct 2018
10 contributions4 helpful votes
Thanks Mark for making it possible for me to experience new year in LU. Walked in and no reservations made; almost impossible to be accommodated since it was already new years eve. I thought it's going to be a lonesome new years day but ended having new friends and really enjoyed my stay. The introvert me learned to mingle and eventually found new friends. Superb staff and crew. Apir!! :)
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
Christian K wrote a review Oct 2018
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It's very barebones. It provides you a decent bed or hammock to sleep. Most of it is self service. One issue is the lack of electricity outlets, they only have them in one area, far from beds. Keep in mind that the hostel is right next to a bar that has loud music or live singing. Friday night, it lasted until 3AM.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: Avoid the beds facing the bars
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US$10 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PhilippinesLuzonIlocos RegionLa Union ProvinceSan Juan
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Circle Hostel, La Union
Which popular attractions are close to The Circle Hostel, La Union?
Nearby attractions include Lockedin La Union (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Circle Hostel, La Union?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and free internet access.
What food & drink options are available at The Circle Hostel, La Union?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Circle Hostel, La Union?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Circle Hostel, La Union?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gefseis Greek Grill, Amare La Cucina, and El Union Coffee.