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Dave's Straw Hat Inn

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Aylesbury, England
Reviewed 2 April 2009

My girlfriend and I stayed here in April 2008, we had spent 4 nights at the Boracay Beach Club which is at the other end of the beach between Station 1 & 2 then moved to Daves as I had booked it prior to the holiday due to the amazing reviews on here.. To be honest we were really confused...

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muc
Reviewed 24 March 2009

we visited dave's at feb.2009-it was our first journey to boracay. anyway, it was like our own family, everyboy was very nice, a perfect service, a perfect location, nice food- all the staff was very helpful, we will visit boracay and dave´s again for sure, there is no better place for us to stay, dave's straw hat inn is the...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 23 March 2009

Not sure but gee the other staff are great. Location - about 15 minutes walk south of d'Mall and less than a minute to the beach. Extremely quiet and highly secure. The deluxe room was huge and clean but fairly basic - the staff clean it every day and set out fresh towels. The inn is set in a small...

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Moscow
Reviewed 21 March 2009

Magnificent hotel with house atmosphere. Have spent in it 6 unforgettable days. The personnel is ready to grant any minute your any desire. Always with a smile and sincere politeness. The room always pure, varies every day linen and towels. Remarkable meal and drinks, all is very tasty. Many different plants in hotel territory. Very cosy and comfortable place. We...

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london
Reviewed 12 March 2009

Dave's is a really friendly and value for money place to stay. I would definitely recommend it (and indeed was recommended it by some friends). location is good as it is off the main drag, so very quiet. Rooms were so clean and Janet and Jane made every effort to look after us.

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frankfurt
Reviewed 11 March 2009

service is very good, staff is really nice, offers are nice and convenient, rooms are totally sufficient and very clean, situation is ok only a two minute walk to the beach, all i can say i´d totally recommend dave´s straw hat inn to everyone since the prices are very reasonable for what you get

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Austria
Reviewed 10 March 2009

We arrived in the morning and from the boat station 3 we were brought to Dave's Straw Hat Inn. It is located about 3 min. walking to the beach and has a very quiet and relaxing atmosphere. The terrace of the room is really nice to sit and candles were brought and some staff against mosquitos. The rooms are small...

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U.K
Reviewed 3 March 2009

The rooms are clean and well presented and the staff will go out there way to accomodate you, room service is great and its value for money, a truly hidden gem.. only a couple of minutes to the beautiful beaches of Borocay

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Georgetown, KY
Reviewed 3 March 2009

"We don't make reservations We Make Friends" This say it all.....The rooms are very cozy and very clean. The staff can not do enough you...The entance to the resort is beautiful. Short walk to everthing, but in a very quiet part of the beach. Dave and Janet are awsome... I think Dave knows evryone on the island so if there...

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Mount Waverley
Reviewed 1 March 2009

Just after arriving at Dave's Straw Hat Inn I messaged a relative back in Australia saying; "WOW this place is amazing, it's really blowing me away". Feeling a bit rushed after arriving from Manila via Caticlan the amazing staff here made me feel relaxed and very welcomed from the first sight. Greeted with the words "You must be Greg" we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Charming Resting Place, which offers a serene and intimate tropical nirvana, located less than a minutes walk to the beautiful Boracay Island "white" beach. Allow the staff to cater to your needs while you spoil yourself in the beauty of Boracay. Enjoy the family atmosphere and those amenities that most big Boracay resorts offer without the high prices. We have been referred to as the "best budget hotel on Boracay," but without skimping on the comforts. ... more   less 

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Address: Sitio Angol, Manoc Manoc | Malay Aklan , 5608, Aklan Province 1265, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Panay Island > Aklan Province > Boracay
Price Range: $51 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dave's Straw Hat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Dave`s Straw Hat Hotel Boracay
Daves Straw Hat Boracay
Daves Straw Hat Hotel
Daves Straw Hat Inn
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