We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Moalboal Backpacker Lodge

Save
Traveler (44)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (3)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“private room”(13 reviews)
“single room”(6 reviews)
“mosquito net”(10 reviews)
View all reviews
What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Suites
Dorms and private rooms, free coffee facility at our hippie bus every morning, free mineral water refill and free use of our guest kitchen, breakfast with homemade bread and homemade roasted coffee available every morning
View all hotel information
Location and contact
| Panagsama Beach, Basdiot, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
62.3 km to Tagbilaran Airport
23 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
View nearby attractions and restaurants
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (150)
Filter reviews
130 results
Traveler rating
49
43
20
5
13
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
49
43
20
5
13
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsprivate roomsingle roommosquito netdorm bedsbig dormto meet fellow travellersnice common areacentral locationpanagsama beachlow budgetchilli barsmall balconysardinescanyoning tourstayed here for nightsa great place to staywater supply
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 130 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I only stayed for a night. But didnt get the 200 deposit. Crew should remind all the guests to get their deposit, guests tend to forget about it after seeing the beauty of moalboal. Big space and value for money, close to everywhere and everything...More

Thank Luciusmarcus08
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

First impressions was great but later in my 2 night stay I encountered the owner and he is a real grump. He is really rude to guests and the staff. I had one of the 2 story Private rooms which were great value. Little noisy...More

1  Thank BillyK1980
Response from Torsten M, Owner at Moalboal Backpacker LodgeResponded 22 April 2018

Hello Luke, you parked your motorbike right in front of the guesthouse. The bike was locked up, blocking part of the entrance and the road. A delivery truck had big problem to pass because of your parking. You've got told upon check in to park...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Stayed here for 3 nights in just before Christmas, as I stayed there last year. Booked the double room again, and was given the same room as last year. The owner and his wife and family were great. Nothing bad to say about this hotel....More

1  Thank blueboyStockport
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed with three persons in a 4-bed dorm. The owners/people who work there are not very friendly or helpfull. Towels given to you upon arrival don’t take in any water. When said to the owner and asking for a new towel he just say:...More

Thank Malou S
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Really nice hostel! Mosquito nets for every bed and plenty of fans in the room. Lockers in every size, and both in the rooms and downstairs with the cctv. Really nice and heltfull staff, knows everything, and if not they will figure it out quickly...More

Thank Simejney
View more reviews
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Details
Price range
US$10 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Details
Price range
US$10 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (44)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jiarrhea
13 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from kxtnturf | Reviewed this property |
no...enjoy the cool breeze of the trees and the water
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Try to sleep over a hanging bed"
Read review
"Choose a dorm type good for 4"
Read review
"Get the private room. If you're travelling as a couple consider the double room with its own bathroom!"
Read review
"Their dorm-type accommodation is the only accommodation with a better view."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing