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The Funny Lion

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5 Sitio Jolo, Poblacion, Coron, Busuanga Island 5316 Philippines
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#1 of 38 hotels in Coron
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The Funny Lion is a contemporary boutique hotel in Coron Town, Palawan. It is facing a quiet cove where yachts are moored. The Funny Lion has 5 star quality beds and linens - your luxury base camp after a whole day of exploring the various islands and beaches of Coron Palawan or a place to just hang out and relax.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Airport transportation
Spa
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Rooftop pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Massage
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Safe
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Filipino

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47Car recommended
Grade: 47 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
648Reviews38Q+A100Room tips
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Di H C wrote a review Yesterday
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I was awed by the personalization of The Funny Lion. Amazing customer service esp Kim, Momay, Bernard, Meah, JB, and literally every member of the Funny Lion! You all made our stay in Coron the best, a one-of-a-kind truly memorable experience -- a MUST to stay when in Coron!! Thank you, The Funny Lion :)
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Valentino M wrote a review Jun 2022
Rome, Italy31 contributions34 helpful votes
The Funny Lion is simply the perfect resort for your trip in Coron. Rooms are big and clean. The swimming pools are amazing. Especially, those on the rooftop with the bubbles where you can have a cocktail in the afternoon after a trip. We really enjoyed our staying at the hotel. I have to mention that the breakfast is great and the restaurant also very good and reasonably priced. Only thing to improve is Internet connectivity in the rooms. The special thing of this hotel is the treatment by the employees. They are all fantastic. Momay, Bernard and Ian to mention a few people we met during our stay. They are all very nice and caring. Thank you so much folks!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Leila wrote a review Jun 2022
Tacloban, Philippines3 contributions
When in Coron town, stay at The Funny Lion. Truly a service-oriented hotel. The staff are friendly, rooms are well-cleaned (& always smells nice after you come back from your island tours), food is good. The ambiance at the Pride View Deck is awesome.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Valerie T wrote a review Jun 2022
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Super duper superb service and everything was made so convenient for our trip!! I absolutely love how they prepared towels for us to bring to our island hopping tours. All of the staff were very friendly and very accommodating! Every inch of the property was kept clean!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Always ask Funny Lion staff for any of your concerns or inquiries about Coron and they will 100%...
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TD M wrote a review Jun 2022
Manila, Philippines1 contribution
Was pleasantly surprised by this resort! After confirming my booking, they reached out to me regarding airport transfers, and acceded to my request of shared transfers. We had an early flight and arrived around 8AM, and we were immediately offered us a wash up room with complete amenities. Appreciated the free refreshments! We went out for lunch and by the time we got back, our room was ready. The Pride Room is worth booking for the space. They gave us the best location also (next to the pool and the restaurant). Excellent customer service as they anticipated all our needs, and swiftly complied with our requests. Called reception to ask for a room spray because there was a funky smell in the room after it was cleaned and it was all good after. Reception provided us with towels each morning before we left for our island tours. As for the other amenities, really enjoyed the jacuzzi and the pool, as well as the sunset views from the Pride Rock Deck. Breakfast options were plentiful and superb! Our personal faves are the extra crispy bacon, danggit, tablea, and waffles. Liked that we could have eggs cooked however we wanted. Their coffee is noteworthy too. We also tried their buffet dinner and loved the cochinillo, tuna and other grilled fish. Had multiple servings of ice cream, too. Overall, great rooms and excellent service from Kim, Bernard, and the manager (wasn’t able to catch his name). Thank you so much for giving us a great stay. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: Request for a room near the pool/restaurant. Book the Pride Room.
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Jade S wrote a review Jun 2022
Birmingham, Alabama1 contribution
If your looking for a nice,clean quiet place to stay this is the one for you. The staff are awesome and friendly .The breakfast meal is great. You should try their pandesal and brioche and their homemade jams.Its a brunch menu you have lots of choices. Though wifi and globe network is a bit choppy...The pools area is a nice place to relax in the evening.Otherwise it's all great.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Ella S wrote a review Jun 2022
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We stayed for 4 days at this place. I must say it is one of the best boutique resort i’ve been. I don’t usually give reviews but I really enjoy my stay in here. Staffs are very friendly, courteous and accommodating. i feel that i’m safe and well taken care of. Facilities are amazing as well. Clean and cozy! My boyfriend and I really are really amazed with this place. Definitely coming back in Coron and at this resort! Highly recommended!!! Thank you Funny Lion! ♥️ Especially to Kim :)
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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iamrjgarcia wrote a review Jun 2022
Harrow, United Kingdom16 contributions
The customer service has been more than superb - from the time we set foot until we embarked for our journey back home. JB, the hotel manager, Kim, Bernard, Gabb, and the rest of the staff were more than accommodating, attending to each of our requests with urgency and care. Everything was excellent. The staff were very thoughtful about our drinks whilst at the poolside, offered help whenever we have a tour, towels were made ready for us too. The staff were very polite. Surprise drinks were found inside the refrigerator, too. Thank you, Funny Lion, was indeed fun, more than fun in fact. See you again, soon. RJ and Lloyd.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Don’t expect a high speed internet. Even the mobile network can be unreliable most of the time.
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Lorskie wrote a review Jun 2022
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I love the bed, so comfy! I also love how accommodating all their staffs are. They even gave us free bracelet and tumbler. We only stayed their for a night but will definitely stay with them again. They alse have complimentary drinks in the ref. The breakfast is lami (delicious) hehe
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Mariane M wrote a review Jun 2022
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Stayed at The Funny Lion for 1 night. Place was truly amazing. Rooms (Pride room) are big enough for two pax. They value customer service and amenities especially the jacuzzi was relaxing since it is located at the roof deck with a view of the sunset. Things to note: 1. They are bit far from the town proper 2. There is no signal for globe users. They do have wifi but connection is a little bit slow
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$104 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesMimaropaPalawan ProvinceBusuanga IslandCoron
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Funny Lion
Which popular attractions are close to The Funny Lion?
Nearby attractions include Pirates Tavern Bar (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Funny Lion?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at The Funny Lion?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Funny Lion?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The Funny Lion?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Funny Lion?
Conveniently located restaurants include Coffee Kong, Hermanos Tapas and Wine Bar, and Levine's.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Funny Lion?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The Funny Lion have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Funny Lion offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Funny Lion have airport transportation?
Yes, The Funny Lion offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Funny Lion?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Funny Lion?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.