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Golden Monkey Cottages

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Golden monkey located in caalan beach, which is about 15-20 min walk away from El nido beach. When we first arrived, We also had to walk 20 minutes along a dirt road due to no habal habal wanting to drive down there from the intersection in El nido. This proved quite tricky as I had a suitcase. Good thing about...

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Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Nice location on the quiet side of town, but overpriced at £50 a night with a shower that barely worked & not particularly helpful when organising onward travel, lots of potential here, some sun loungers by the beach be a nice touch, but all in all a disappointing few nights here

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Oregon
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I had some real trouble getting myself into the Philippines (airport woes) but ended up getting here and feeling so relieved! The owner was very sweet, and the beach views are wonderful. It's just far enough away from downtown that you get quiet, buts an easy walk and not too dark at night. The beds all have mosquito nets, and...

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Altfraunhofen, Germany
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Although it's not the perfect place to be it's a nice place to stay. Don't expect comfort, it's really more of a backpackers' place. A bit off the noisy and crowded centre of El Nido, with some lovely cats and a nice view of Cadlao Island it's probably one of the nicer places in El Nido. And it's not too...

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Dublin
Reviewed 3 April 2015

I had a brilliant 6 day stay at Golden Monkey cottages the beachfront cottage was spacious and very clean, hot water and ac worked well and staff very friendly and professional. Thanks to Rose and Kevin for their kind hospitality and hope to be back again soon. I would highly recommend an island hopping trip organized on site.

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2Thank szyslak321
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

We contacted Golden Monkey directly via email to make our reservation to stay for one week. As our arrival time was in the evening, we wrote another email to let them know our arrival would be between 6 and 7 pm. After a long trip from Puerto Princesa we finally arrived in El Nido and had to walk a small...

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Netanya, Israel
Reviewed 28 February 2015

we stayed here three nights this February during our visit to Palawan. We stayed at a room with sea view at the second floor. Great balcony. Good breakfast. Good free wifi. Hot water. We took the A and C tours from the hotel and enjoyed them very much. If you can choose only one tour - you should take A....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Great stay at Golden Monkey, stayed in garden cottage 3, lovely porch where breakfast is served, and gardens, staff were so friendly and helpful. Wifi available in the grounds, lovely beachfront tables to relax. Local boatman will bring you on tours we went on a boat with total 5 people

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Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Have stayed in one of the cottages with the beach view. That is something all should experience once in their life time. So peaceful and relaxing. Their breakfast is being served very quickly and is very tasteful. The place is charging a bit extra on snorkelling equipment than others, so you can rent that down the road. Otherwise excellent stay...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Okay first off understand Palawan is super overpriced for accommodations. Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia etc. all are much cheaper and you get way more for your money. That being said, I'd recommend Golden Monkey for El Nido. First off there is really no swimming or beach on Caalan except maybe toward the very end past all the resorts where 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 

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Address: Ca-alan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island EN234, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Price Range: $111 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Monkey Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Golden Monkey Cottages Hotel El Nido
Golden Monkey Cottages El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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“beach front”
Zoranton, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a beach-front room to make it worthwhile.”
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“Beach front facing cottages are a must”
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“Beach facing cottage, cottage 1”
amore_02, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground floor & not particularly secure so lots of bugs can get in.”
isabellekerr, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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