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    Hippocampus Beach Resort

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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good28%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “pork chop” (3 reviews)
    “dive shop” (13 reviews)
    “new chef” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    Hippocampus has everything you need to have a great stay on Malapascua. The rooms are clean. well air-conditioned, and good sized. The staff is super friendly and are always available to help with whatever you need. Wifi can be a bit spotty on the island...More

    Thank Casey D
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 27 March 2017

    Hi Casey! Thanks for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here and that we could provide a good place for your vacation. Sorry about the wifi, it's always a problem here in the island. We are working on that now with...More

    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    This was my second stay at Hippocampus and once again it did not disappoint!. It has a friendly atmosphere with great staff and definitely one of the best bars to drink at on the island. The rooms are big, clean and comfortable and offer good...More

    Thank Marcusdelaney82
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 27 March 2017

    Marcus! You legend, you! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip in the Philippines, down in Moalboal! We will see you again, I'm sure. Just let us know when you'd like to come back and we'll make sure the beers are extra cold! Cheers,...More

    Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

    Many many many delicious meals and an abundance of cocktails. Seriously wonderful and tasty meals had for breakfast, lunch and supper. Hospitality is beyond awesome here. I would HIGHLY recommend eating and drinking here. Everyone makes you feel like family.

    Thank Cheryl G
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 27 March 2017

    Hi Cheryl! Thank you so much for the review. Coming from someone with your Trip Advisor expertise, it is truly a compliment! We are happy that you are happy :) Thanks again and we hope to see you guys next time. Cheers! Hippocampus Team

    Reviewed 8 March 2017

    Stayed here while diving with Sea Explorers. Rooms were fine. Shower was hot. Hard not to trek sand in your room because the faucet to wash off sand for our room was located IN the sand. Beer was cheap. Breakfast good and cheap. Lunch and...More

    Thank ahillmd
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 9 March 2017

    Hi there and thanks for staying with us here at Hippocampus. The faucets are located just at the steps to each verandah, so it is very easy to wash your feet! As for the food, we are currently undergoing a transition to a new, smaller...More

    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    Great location, cold beer and food are always ready, pizzas are excellent. Nice and clean room, not too big but you are on an island ;) Friendly and helpful staff, smile all the time. Strongly recommended.

    Thank T N
    Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 9 March 2017

    Thank-you so much for the kind words! We hope to see you back again sometime soon! Hippo Team

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 32 - USD 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Malapascua Island
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Malapascua Island
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
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    • Visayas >
    • Cebu Island >
    • Malapascua Island
    • Also Known As
    • Hippocampus Beach Hotel Malapascua Island ,
    • Hippocampus Beach Resort Malapascua Island, Cebu Island
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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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