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    Flotsam and Jetsam Hostel

    Surf Town, San Juan, Luzon 2514, Philippines
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    04/02/2018 05/02/2018
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    Traveler (198)
    Dining (41)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good50%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travelers talk about
    “bean bags” (22 reviews)
    “the bean” (6 reviews)
    “super chill” (5 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 146 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The place as they say has a 'youthful-vibe' which is quite fine with us titos and titas of manila :) The crowd knows how to party alright. We enjoyed our stay here because it is accessible, quiet yet inviting at the same time. The rooms...More

    Thank Gen0915
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    If you want a chill vibe vacation that is easily accessible from Manila, then staying in this hotel in La Union is one of the best choices you have. Cool "hostel" concept that doesn't really feel like a hostel - think more of a very...More

    Thank Sakna V
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Why? Because they have a rude foreigner woman who's manning their check-in/check-out counter. I bet she doesn't know the words "Customer service". Yeah sure its a self-service hostel but that doesn't mean you're not gonna provide your customers a good "Customer service". Customers can even...More

    3  Thank helloCla
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The hostel has an over-all great vibe. Clean. Nicely decorated. Reasonably-priced rooms. Noticed the place has a layout plan that has been well-thought off because even if there were a lot of outsiders frequenting the restaurant/bar because they have the best food and drinks in...More

    Thank aoaltamirano
    Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

    Its my first time to visit La Union and I was blown away by its raw yet enchanting beauty. After playing with the waves and whole day of swimming, my friend brought us here. The place is uber cool. I didn’t like much the food...More

    Thank Nelson T
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$31 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Philippines >
    • Luzon >
    • Ilocos Region >
    • La Union Province >
    • San Juan
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    Traveler (198)
    Dining (41)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Hotel & Grounds (120)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (4)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    July 13, 2017|
    Response from Hirad H | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, you can. There are veriety of choices there based on the number of your family and your budget. Have a nice journey
    Rachel L
    March 12, 2017|
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    Response from Ayanna T | Reviewed this property |
    Day tour is doable.Just leave Manila early to avoid traffic .
    Room Tips
    "Since there are no lifts, you may want a room at a lower floor."
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    "For a fun and unique experience i think you should get a kubo :)"
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    "stay in the new building"
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    "Seaview area for the view, dorms for friends and kubos for lone travelers"
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