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    Hippocampus Beach Resort

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    Reviewed 28 September 2016

    Hippocampus resort is at the cheaper end of the resorts on the beach…so you tend to get what you pay for. (Not always…you can pay…and not get!). It's not a five star resort...however, read on........ It is effectively co-located with Devocean dive centre…and that is...More

    Thank newdiver2014
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 8 October 2016

    Hello Nick - sorry we had you confused with the other large group from Malaysia! Sorry about the water pressure, etc., but as you already mentioned it is like that in almost all hotels here on the island... difficult to get the pressure up! As...More

    Reviewed 14 September 2016

    Stayed here last Summer 2016, the place was really nice and relaxing. Some staff were accommodating and most of them smile a lot, though there was one staff (assigned at the front desk) that snobs most Filipino costumers, she doesn't answer to all our queries...More

    Thank Ar P
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 3 October 2016

    Hi there and thanks for staying with us at Hippocampus! We are glad you enjoyed the food and the staff (most of them!). Could you please email us and inform us normally which time of the day you had this bad experience? We can then...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

    We booked a trip to Malapascua Island and sadly there are only 3 stops in the island. This is one of them. Their staff (Jayson) made us feel real welcome, we ate at their restaurant and even considered extending out vacation if not for our...More

    1  Thank Norman C
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 31 August 2016

    Thank you, Norman! We hope to see you back also!

    Reviewed 21 August 2016

    We truly enjoyed our two week stay at Hippocampus located directly at the beach - thanks to the entire team! Some points we want to point out especially: 1) Nicely decorated and clean rooms. 2) Great, helpful and friendly staff who remembers your special wishes...More

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    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 31 August 2016

    Hi Vera, we want to thank you for such kind comments! We truly enjoyed your family here as well, you guys were very easy and friendly guests! We hope to welcome you back here sometime in the future. All the best, Lee and Cristy

    Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

    Checked in last Valentine's day. Food was great. Room was small but clean. Allowed us to early check in. Accommodating staff. Beach front. Happy hour on cocktails during sunset. Their beach has a great view of sunset while lying on their beanbags. No hassle in...More

    Thank Kym N
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 24 May 2016

    Hello and thank you very much for your Review. I only want to say, our surcharge by paying with Credit Card is only 4%. We had to charge you 9% extra because you request to cash out some Money and pay with Credit Card. This...More

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    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$32 - US$70 (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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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 18
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    Alfred C
    31 December 2016|
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    Response from hipporesort | Property representative |
    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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    "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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    "Stay on rooms near the beach front, it really gives a good view in the morning."
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    "Rooms without A/C or hot water are a perfectly good option for a budget traveler"
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