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#5 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Malapascua Island
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Malapascua Starlight Resort offers the most affordable prices on the island for luxurious hotel accommodations. Just a five-minute walk to the beautiful Bounty Beach, close to restaurants and dive shops. We are a private, fully-fenced property. We offer free WiFi, cold beers, variety of ice cold beverages, cereals, snacks, coffee, etc. Open air shared kitchen available for our guests who would prefer cooking their own meal for a minimal fee. The public market where you can buy fresh and crisp fruits and vegetables is just steps away, located just across the road from the main gate. Breakfast can also be ordered. All of our rooms have Air-Con, hot and cold shower. Nine units with terraces and five units with private balconies. We have a very warm, friendly and polite staff always ready to serve you best. We value customer satisfaction and ensure your stay is as relaxing and comfortable.
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RFabio R wrote a review Feb 2020
Keswick, United Kingdom27 contributions12 helpful votes
Nice, cute small resort. Friendly and helpful staff. Nice location close to public market. Walking distance to the bounty beach.. The room is big and clean, and there’s Aircon and safebolt. Nice resort to stay
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Judith F wrote a review Jan 2020
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates468 contributions257 helpful votes
The resort offers comfortable but small rooms back off the beach and right adjacent to the market where there are some decent meals to be had. There are a range of room options, including the queen bed option I had. This has a shower and reasonable sized bathroom, and a balcony. I had chosen the breakfast included option and this was fine. They even managed to cook it the morning after the typhoon. How ever, that was about all they managed after that even, despite their being little actual damage to the resort. Power had gone and rather than provide candles, nothing was given to allow us to see in rooms after dark. Neither were there any instructions given about what might need to be done during the storm. People moved in and left almost immediately because of the lack of action. The owner did refund 70% of the room rate for the storm-affected nights but it could so easily have been avoided with more thought. When one considers there were places better set up to cope for a fraction more, it made this resort one of the less attractive options. Solar panels had been installed by the time I left but were not working so it may get better.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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torsten1097 wrote a review May 2019
Hannover, Germany238 contributions83 helpful votes
We stayed 1 night in a superior room with a balcony. The room was on the 2nd floor, it was having a good size for a couple and it was really clean. There was a small safe but no tv, and it was equipped with an effective and quiet aircon. It was having a balcony where you can dry clothes and sit. The hotel is a couple of hundred metres away from the beach. Opposite the entrance there are some barbeque stalls which are pretty popular in the evening. I wouldn't call the hotel a resort, but in my opinion it's offering really good value for money and I would book it again...
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Lukeysarbear wrote a review May 2019
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom274 contributions99 helpful votes
There seems to be something lost in translation in the Philippines with the word Resort. This is a small, maybe 2* hotel. Not a resort. Breakfast is offered but not included, but is available from the lacal market area outside, however the hygiene levels leave a lot to be desired. (not that that is to do with the hotel) Rooms are set back from the noisy market area so quiet enough at night. They do offer a few drinks and there seems to be some form of security (though it's for the most part unnecessary here) Not a bad place to stay, a bit away from the beach but the island is tiny so it's not a long walk.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Ron C wrote a review Apr 2019
Hong Kong, China12 contributions6 helpful votes
The location of the resort was awesome, close to the night market of Malapascua. Rooms are quiet at the night and clean. A very good choice given this reasonable price. Staff is friendly and breakfast was OK.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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tigerman122 wrote a review Apr 2019
Melbourne9 contributions9 helpful votes
I stayed here in their deluxe room and copped bed bugs. Got absolutely hammered by them and only noticed 2 days into the stay (as is standard with bed bug bites they appear 24 hours later) when I figured out what they were I switched rooms as it was late. The next day at check out I showed management my ravished legs and arms and spoke to the manager over the phone. I requested some compensation and was told to prove they had them (my maple bites weren’t enough). The owner behaved like pig and accused me of bringing them in (impossible I’d come straight from home), then proceeded to tell me she slept in the same bed a week before and everything was fine. Said she’s slept in every bed there the week before all 25 rooms worth. Hmmm. Nevertheless I showed them the bed bug stains and it still want enough, shed inspected the same stain the week before too. Go figure. So management refused to believe me and Compensate me and were rude and horrible about it. DO NOT STAY HERE
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Laurène D wrote a review Apr 2019
Paris4 contributions1 helpful vote
I had a very nice stay in this resort. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The rooms are cleaned every day if you need and new sheets and towels are provided.The resort is nicely located close to the market.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Joe K wrote a review Mar 2019
Chania Town, Greece11 contributions1 helpful vote
It was an amazing place in the heart for this tiny island! Great hospitality, the staff so friendly, the room so clean and you are in the heart of the island! Fully recommended! They helped with transportation and for bike rental!
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Ben S wrote a review Oct 2018
Singapore, Singapore284 contributions147 helpful votes
Starlight was recommended to me by my dive shop. It did not let me down. Starlight is centrally located, a super short walk to the beach (where most dive shops are located), right across from the main open market on Malapascua (where one can buy fresh fruits), and nearby to great restaurants (including - crucially - 3 minutes from Malapascua’s best restaurant imho, Bakhwa Kiwi). The rooms are great. One thing I really appreciated was that they had been effectively critter proofed - nothing was getting in once the door was shut. Having moved around the tropics and remote islands a bit, I think this is no small feat. Overall, my room was very comfortable and I looked forward to coming back to it after a long day of diving. Sandy, the owner and manager was there and I had the pleasure of getting to know her. She cares a lot about starlight. She was kind enough to help me book my airport transfer on the way up. And - because we were going in the same direction around the same time on the way south to cebu - we shared the ride back. Obviously this isn’t an experience many other guests will be able to share. But it says a lot about how much Sandy cares about her guests and how hard she works on their behalf. She was always on hand to answer guests’ questions and help them out with whatever help or local advice they needed - or just to chat.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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emiayoj77 wrote a review Aug 2018
Quezon City, Philippines8 contributions1 helpful vote
I know this review is a bit late but I was thinking of my "Malapascua Diving" experience. Yes, I stayed in this place and the service was amazing... They're friendly and accommodating... Stress free... the rooms are new... and clean. I highly recommend this place... Worth it... Very reasonable price...
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$26 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesVisayasCebu IslandMalapascua Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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Frequently Asked Questions about Malapascua Starlight Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Malapascua Starlight Resort?
Nearby attractions include Bounty Beach (0.2 km), Logon Beach (0.5 km), and Logon Church (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Malapascua Starlight Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, laundry service, and car hire.
What are some restaurants close to Malapascua Starlight Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ocean Vida, The Craic House, and Oscar's Bar and Restaurant Malapascua.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Malapascua Starlight Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.