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Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The place isn't new but the environment and staff is fabulous, we always stay here when transiting. Breakfast is provided and they will also store luggage for a fee, my overall opinion is Value for money :)

Thank Lou L
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Best thing about MNL hostel was the very helpful and knowledgeable staff that helped me plan my day trips and always had good suggestions. Clean beds but not the best bathrooms. Walking distance from a lot of good food!

Thank Shree R
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I study in Manila so I often book hotel rooms for 2 to 4 nights if needed. I was on a very tight budget when I came across this hostel that offers a bed and free breakfast for P600, imagine! They gave me a room for 4 people where I met a renowned Geologist from Czech Republic. I love their... More 

Thank Ramon Jr M
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2016

My friends and me booked 2 day 1 night at here, but the room had terrible smell and the host didnt change another room for us because hostel so small and no room available for moving. Therefore we couldnt sleep all night. Breakfast was included. it's nice. Rest-room was cleaned. I hope the host will check room carefully before travelers... More 

Thank Mai V
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

The MNL hostel has the best staff i've encountered so far. Real helpful if you have any questions. Spent a couple of nights drinking with them and going out. The hostel itself is nice and cozy, rooms are tidy and the facilities are cleaned often. There's a night/food market just a minute away which serves nice food.

Thank Sibrand J
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

It's located near several malls. Also near a supermarket and night market. The staff is super friendly. Everything is really clean. I wished they upgraded the kitchen and did some small repairs. And maybe small renovation in the restroom section. But stil a awesome place to stay!

Thank Brendan T
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Welcoming and friendly staff. Clean beds and toilets. Malls and restaurants at walking distance. Wifi, TV and computer is available. Morning breakfast was good. Had wonderful time here. Made friends. Had fun with room-mates.

Thank vinim5
Quezon City, Philippines
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2016

It feels like home :-) They have a good location, trendy look, clean, with good bed and very nice staffs. I will be a loyal customer of MNL Boutique Hostel. I feel glad that they can allow guests to check in early if the room/bed is available already without any hassle and with no extra fees :-)

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

While backpacking through the Philippines, we had a few days to spend in Manila. We chose the Makati area. MNL Boutique was a great choice.It was clean and affordable. We were close to shopping and the local night market. They served a light breakfast every morning and have a nice common area for their guests to relax and socialize.

Thank Rachele777
Pasig, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

The staff- Joan, Ryan, Anthony- are amazing. Friendly, knowledgeable about the local haunts and how to get there. The whole place (and staff) really emit a cool urban pop art vibe (in fact, the front desk team call themselves the Cool-cierge) :) We booked a four-bed female dorm room. There were two comfortable bunk beds, and lockers you could fit... More 

Thank Anna May V

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MNL Boutique Hostel is a project of backpackers and well traveled friends that aims to showcase Filipino culture and hospitality in a clean, wholesome and welcoming environment.At MNL, we make sure that when you visit, it's like coming home to an old friend or reconnecting with a family member. We like sharing our stories and we'd also love to hear yours too -- perhaps over a cold bottle of San Miguel Beer.We believe that there is more to Manila than just a jump off point to the islands, that's why we make it a point to give our guests a memorable experience at the hostel.We added a "boutique" to our name because we believe that traveling on a budget does not mean that you have to let go of your comforts. At the same time, art pieces at the hostel depict a story that is truly Filipino -- from pop icons and national heroes to pieces of furniture to hand woven blankets by indigenous tribes.Lastly, we believe that there is nothing more comforting for a traveler in a foreign land than to meet a fellow traveler or to link with a local with the same interests. More than just a place to sleep, this camaraderie is what we build at MNL. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MNL Boutique Hostel

Address: Valdez cor. Santiago St., Poblacion, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Makati
Price Range: €15 - €34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — MNL Boutique Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Avoid rooms 1 or 2 if you're a light sleeper!”
 of 5 bubbles 731sabrinad, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are about the same due to proximity to the road.”
 of 5 bubbles loul202, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“You should try booking rooms for 4 people and more. You'll get to meet new friends”
 of 5 bubbles ram0njrm, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“The hostel needs solve the smell for travelers and open more rooms for choosing easily.”
 of 5 bubbles 116maiv, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“karena baru sekali, mungkin untuk akses wifi pilih dekat dengan lobby”
 of 5 bubbles 226merryd, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
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