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Dave's Straw Hat Inn

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were very nice. The rooms were clean and it was conveniently located close to the beach. It is set back far enough from the beach that it is quiet, but still close enough to wander down and enjoy the beach. Staff organised tours for us and made transferring back and forth to the airport easy. Definitely recommend staying...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights during our trip to Boracay. Would recommend this to anyone and would stay here again. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Would be nice if the hotel had a few more hotel amenities- shampoo in the bathroom - umbrella for use on rainy days. Overall - very good place.

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Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great little spot away from busy area. It is close to the pier so it's quick to get there after a long and somewhat confusing transfer process. Overall, the rooms were clean. Although small, they do the trick. The beach is literally a 30 sec walk down the alley and it brings you to quieter station 3 area which was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Dave's for 5 nights over New Years Eve. We had read previous reviews about it being quiet so we decided to book here as an opportunity to escape the Station 2 chaos over the busy holiday period. The prices were also far more reasonable for this time of year in comparison to other mid range hotels. And...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am writing this on the last day of a two week stay over Christmas and New Years 2016 at Dave's Straw Hat Inn. Locally known at Straw Hat. The Straw Hat is a darling gem for a stay in Boracay for travelers of modest means or looking for something a bit different than the higher priced fancy beach hotels....

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely people who really try to make you feel at home and help you with your questions. The bungalows are clean and cosy. It is a quiet and friendly place. The walls are a bit thin though so you can hear the noughbours well. Overall a very Nice experience. I would definitely recommend since it is the nicest place we've...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service at this hotel is amazing. Incredibly personal, friendly and laid back with great attention to detail. We forgot our towels upon checkout and the employee actually ran a decently far distance to find us. Wow! Tons of fun staying here. The rooms are comfortable and the beds are actually quite nice. Location is very good, about a 2min...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Stayed at Dave's for 10 days. The place is quiet, the room are just fine and the people are very service minded. I can recommend Dave's to everyone who wants a quiet place to stay instead of the often noisy hotels beside the beach.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Stayed for 7 nights in May 2016. LOCATION: Dave's Inn is in Station 3, which we really enjoy because of the relative peace and quiet compared to the crowds and noise along Stations 1 and 2. It is a short walk to the beach and to the road for a tuk-tuk to the other stations, so it was not a...

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Staff is very friendly, the location is 2 minutes from the beach and is very quiet. I recommend to all who want a beautiful and pleasant experience in Boracay! Only the distance to the D mall or station 1 is about 20min walk! Greetings Aljosa

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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: £32 - £51 (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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“Deluxe rooms have the most space, larger beds and closets. Standard cottages are smaller and could use more drawers and shelves.”
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“They offer non Aircon rooms and I would avoid these due to the mid day heat. Unless you are a local that is.”
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