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Malate Pensionne
Ranked #33 of 76 Manila B&B and Inns
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

clean bedroom but noisy aircon,the common bathroom met the standard and the staff are nice and good...regarding the location,it's very accessible shopping mall robinsons place is the nearest just a few meters away,u.s. embass,bars and restaurant just a walking distance this pentionne hauz is highly recommended to all traveller's..

Stayed: August 2016, traveled solo
Thank Necias C
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

Room was ok smell old somehow need renovations.Room smell old i saw small rats shower old and bathroom too.linen smell old and itchy not comportable to sleep .staff the guard is great reception was ok ..

  • Stayed: June 2016, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 5, 2016

My room was cheap for its location. Since I was on a budget, it's okay. It's near everything (city life, especially the night life) which was nice. If you want an A-ok room with bed and an AC, here is just okay. Breakfast was served only at the Guest's Lobby which was small. They had like cafe tables for 2. It was mediocre but what can I expect? It was cheap. XD

  • Stayed: July 2016, traveled solo
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Thank Iyes M
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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

"If you're looking for clean, homey & affordable place to stay while in Manila... this is the place for you. Malate Pensionne is really superb when it comes to cleanliness, the place is an old building renovated & enhanced. The wooden floors which for me makes it very warm like your really at home away from home. Staff are extremely helpful & attentive. i love Malate Pensionne!"

Stayed: May 2016, traveled with family
Thank Jaime Jr P
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

I've given this place several chances over the years, but after my most recent stay I'm officially done. It's in a very convenient location and has an interesting history. But the rooms are stuffy and musty, the fumes from the floor polish are nauseating, the internet is weak and does not reach the rooms, the hot water comes out in a trickle, and the customer service is terrible. Given the price and the competition, the overall quality should be higher (e.g., decent internet available in rooms, better hot water, etc.). Also, a tip for anyone requesting airport pick-up: make sure to call and confirm even if you receive a confirmation email. I requested a pick-up and gave complete arrival info, but they failed to send a driver, leaving me to wait 90 minutes in the queue for a taxi. When I reported this to the receptionist at check-in, she first tried to claim that I did not request pick up (a claim easily disproved by my confirmation email) and then simply shrugged. She offered no apology or attempt of any kind to take responsibility for the error. Subsequent encounters with staff exhibited a similar indifference toward customer service. There are better options in Malate at this price point.

  • Stayed: July 2016, traveled solo
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Thank madtown37
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Address: 1771 M. Adriatico St., Manila, Luzon 1004, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #33 of 76 B&Bs / Inns in Manila
Price Range: ₱991 - ₱1,564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Malate Pensionne 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Malate Pensionne is located in the heart of Malate, a district of Manila on Adriatico St. (formerly Dakota St under the US Commonwealth & Calle Nuevo under Spain). Our building was built by Americans who leased the land from our grandfather to house American workers. When the lease ended, our mother turned it into Dakota Apts. Returning from her European trips & learning of how Italians welcomed weary travelers to their home like family members, she turned Dakota Apts into Malate Valero Pensionne, now well know as the Malate Pensionne with the slogan, "Your home away from Home". As far as we know, we are the only hotel in the world with a strict policy of only registered guests can walk our hallways. We are about a mile from the US Embassy & Rizal Park. About 2 miles from Intramuros, the old walled city of Manila, a 5 min. walk to Robinson Mall. 15 min. by car to Mall Of Asia & 11.5km to the upscale Makati City & Bonifacio Global City. Mabuhay, Bienvenido, Welcome to your "home away from home". ... more   less 
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