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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the ease of reading, I will split my review into separate parts: HOTEL GROUNDS: The hotel is situated right on the beach. The resort is a lovely choice for those who want a back-to-basics vacation away from the hustle and bustle. It has a collection of cottages some facing the beach and some with gardens in the backdrop. I...

Thank amore_02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent stay! 10 out of 10 for hospitality. The Owner Rose was extremely nice and all of the staff were fantastic, especially Marc. Location is 20 minutes walk from the centre of El Nido. We had the beachfront cottage and it was perfect. Great in comparison to a lot of other accommodation in El Nido. Wifi was okay, just very...

Thank Lewismichael
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is away from town which gives it the quiet ambiance. The cottages are adequate: beds, air-condition, ceiling fan (for when there's a brown out), safe, etc. nothing fancy here. They do provide instant coffee and hot water carafe in the room. Accommodations include breakfast which can be served at your cottage veranda or at the outdoor dining room....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall I would have to stay the Golden Monkey Cottages are quite average. Although prices seem to be too high in El Nido anyway, this seemed more expensive than it was worth anyway (we paid around £65 per night, the same price can get you a 5* hotel in Puerto Princesa). I've summarised the general pros and cons below, but...

Thank isabellekerr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here with my wife for a few days and absolutely loved it. The room was great (Deluxe Sea View). Waking up and opening doors to Cadlao Island every morning was a dream. We hired a kayak and set off to Cadlao Island on a calm day and chilled on a few of the beaches before heading back. Private hire...

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It is located 10 min walk from the town, so out of the loud noise, but there is no beach. Rooms are ok but you don't get the cleaning every day. Aircon is very noisy and we had the room next to the kitchen: no real sleeping because of the noise at every hour of day and night. Excursions and...

Thank Elisa E
Midlands England
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Loved this place which is away from the hustle of El Nido and you are right in the community. We booked one of the big rooms at the back but truth be told I'd try and get one of sea view cottages at the front as the views are better. Excellent breakfast served on patio each morning at a time...

Thank paulyt1
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I stayed at the Golden Monkey for three days this past week. A couple items that were slightly disappointing to me. The WIFI at this location is horrible. It only works in a very limited area of the property and even then it is very slow. They also did not change my towels for the entire stay. One day I...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Golden Monkey Cottages during 28th of Nov - 3rd of Dec 2016. We chose a beachfront cottage which was perfect to stay on the porch and admire the sunset and the beauties of El Nido. However, there is also a downside here, because you might hear the waves during the night really loud....

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Golden Monkey Cottages from December 6-12, 2016, and we really loved the stay. We stayed in a beachfront cottage which was simple and had an amazing view. We enjoyed the complimentary breakfast that was served on our porch. We also found the staff to be very friendly and helpful and were able to...

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PanchoElNido_Palawan, Owner at Golden Monkey Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for this positive review, and we are very pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us and El Nido itself. I hope that you will be reminded of your experience of El Nido for a long time to come. Best wishes, Rose

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Golden Monkey Cottages are situated on Ca-alan beach, just 10 minutes walk from El Nido town. We offer quality accommodation with comfortable fan rooms and clean modern bathrooms. Each cottage has a large veranda and a spectacular view of the islands. Since we are located just outside of El Nido, away from the noise and bustle of town, we benefit from the peace of the surrounding forests and you will be free simply to relax and absorb the atmosphere. You could hire a boat and be taken to a secluded beach to soak up the sun, have a picnic, swim, snorkel and enjoy the magnificent scenery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Monkey Cottages

Address: Ca-alan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island EN234, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Price Range: €64 - €131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Monkey Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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Golden Monkey Cottages Hotel El Nido
Golden Monkey Cottages El Nido, Philippines - Palawan Island
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“Beach facing cottage, cottage 1”
 of 5 bubbles amore_02, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground floor & not particularly secure so lots of bugs can get in.”
 of 5 bubbles isabellekerr, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the beach sea view”
 of 5 bubbles paulyt1, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are not used to the noise of the waves during the night, do not choose a beach front cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles andradai2016, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea View Guest Room”
 of 5 bubbles Kaja_000, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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