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Hippocampus Beach Resort

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“beach resort”(10 reviews)
“dive shop”(12 reviews)
“pork chop”(3 reviews)
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All reviewsbeach resortdive shoppork chopminor problemsnew chefnice place to hangawesome locationlocated directly at the beachsuperior roomrooms are cleanhot showera lovely staywarm hospitalityshort staystaff was very friendly and helpfuldiving tripspent nights here
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good stay at this place,the room was cute with the ocean view when you go out at the balcony...the breakast also was quite good specially right at the beach..just a little bit distracted with the noise at night and also in the mornings...More

Thank Leah P
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed the food and the view. We are so sorry about the noise distraction - we are constantly trying to work to improve this and hope it is silent by the next time you come...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Loved staying at the Hippocampus resort Malapascua Philippines, right on the beach with pristine waters and clean blue waters. Our check in was warmly greeted by Nicolas and although we were early we were accommodated. We enjoyed the beers for a welcome drink! The resort...More

Thank ElsieGabriel
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there! Thank you so much for the kind words! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you back again some time. Best Regards, Hippocampus Team

Reviewed 25 November 2017

My husband and I stayed for 4 days at the Hippocampus in November and really enjoyed our stay. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the food was surprisingly good, and the diving was amazing. Our guide, Pawex, knew very well each dive site and...More

Thank Vanessa D
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi guys! We are happy you enjoyed your diving holiday with us! Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you back again some day! Best Regards, Hippocampus Team

Reviewed 24 November 2017

The mangers are the best i have come across ,so help full . I had a long plane delay in manila ,which meant that I would miss the local van and boat transfer,with very late notice Hippocampus beach resort arranged a Private transfer that was...More

Thank Graeme J
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 26 November 2017

Cheers mate! Thanks for the kind words! We hope to see you back again soon! Shoot us an email at cebu.hippocampus@yahoo.com if you want to book hassle-free. We'll set you up with a sweet package for next time! Cheers and thanks again! Lee and Hippo...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

we booked the hotel just one day before our holiday, everything is in a rush... however, the great staff Nicolai helped us a lot and solved all of our problems within one day! we had a great time there and will visit Hippocampus next time...More

Thank xixixityc
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! We are happy you enjoyed and that Nicolai could help you! We hope to see you back again sometime soon! Best Regards, Hippocampus Team

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Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$34 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Malapascua Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
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US$34 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Malapascua Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
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Alfred C
31 December 2016|
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Hi there, fins should be OK... the dive shop uses open heel fins which means your front part of your foot slips in and an adjustable rubber strap goes behind your ankle. The only problem might be booties... not sure if they... More
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"my room was room 12 ,up stairs and nice and quiet ."
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"Non-aircon rooms are quite cosy and cooling"
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"Double check the air-con and wifi with staff while booking. At lease you should have their promise in writing!"
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"Beach front rooms nice but near the bar/noise. Back of garden much quiter"
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