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Pampanga Province, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rose, Christine, and staff are amazing, friendly, and extremely helpful. Cottages are great albeit without television. I survived. Breakfasts are delicious with many choices and excellent bacon and home made bread. From speaking with others that have taken tours from other companies, The Golden Monkey offers some of the best island hopping tours in El Nido. They have a 20...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the cottage was amazing, and the inside atmosphere as well. Very private and relaxing. Me and my boyfriend didn't mind at all all the cats and dogs hanging around. However, there were couple of things I found very unpleasant. I don't know what is their concept of cleanliness, but they DO NOT change towels and sheets every...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hello, This is a MUST! Me and a friend stayed here on our trip to El Nido, it's honestly the most amazing place we have been to. They look after you from the second you arrive to when you leave. Rose, the owner is absolutely amazing, nothing was a trouble. The staff was brilliant and they made us feel right...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I have a mixed review of Golden Monkey Cottages after reading the other reviews. Let me speak about my own experience. Rooms: We stayed in a beachfront room and it was spacious and the shower, toilet and sink worked, so what more can you ask for? This is NOT a Four Seasons or an Oberoi...it is a tiny cottage complex...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We wen't there during low season and it was far too expensive for what we got. Way to the cottages was flooded and very long, there is no sandy beach in front of the bungalows, breakfast is ok, the bathroom is not well cleaned and quite old and rusty, sheets on the bed are full of stains, mattress smells like...

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Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Our cottage located by the sea. Walls is made from bamboo mats. In front of cottage is spacious balcony with chairs and table. Wooden plaited hammock is a bit outdated and broken bud adds style. Mosquito net hangs over the bed. The room has air conditioner and a fan. The toilet is old and the shower did not work well....

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A long overdue review for this wonderful place! A friend and I stayed at Golden Monkey (for the second time) in November 2015. My friend was celebrating a special birthday, so I contacted Rose, the owner, in advance to arrange and few things and ask some advice about local attractions/things to do, to make our stay as special as possible...

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Manly, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The hotel is just out of town, but they will send a trike to come and collect you from the main road. Located down a long dirt road is the hotel, right on the water. We stayed in a garden cottage without air conditioning which was OK, but very hot. Wouldn't recommend with kids but was fine for us. They...

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Golden Monkey Cottages were clean and probably a decent stay for what is on offer for the area of El Nido. Nothing comes cheap here! The rooms are spacious and large, but very very basic. So are the bathrooms. The service was average, there was only one or two staff that we met who were very switched on and were...

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Epsom, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at Golden Monkey Cottages at the end of May 2016. Whilst we loved our stay and this was a good hotel - there were so many unused opportunities which could have made it better. First, we were dropped my tricycle at the Lally & Abet cottages and had to use their phone to call the...

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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: €54 - €127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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“Sea View Guest Room”
 of 5 bubbles Kaja_000, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beach front rooms have A/C, but without was still manageable”
 of 5 bubbles JessGoldy, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Beachfront cottage had amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles TR2304, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“call to have the house tricycle pick you up instead of lugging your bags across the sand”
 of 5 bubbles 645luizaf, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford it, the oceanfront room is worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles WorldIsAPlayground, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
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