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Hippocampus Beach Resort

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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“beach resort”(11 reviews)
“dive shop”(14 reviews)
“the owner”(14 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"Hippo" as the resort is a affectionately know give bounty beach a soul. Caz when the Hippo is a rocking the people come flocking!!! The unplugged open mike music sessions are a highlight on the island. In addition, the food and drink (try a "Divers...More

Thank Kerrin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hippocampus is probably the best place to stay in malapasqua Small resort, room are simple but there is the necessary Their huge strength come from their service attitude Everyone seems so happy to work here Reception, housekeeping, food and beverage, all the people there are...More

Thank Jonathan F
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey there! Thanks for the great review! We will try not to change anything, but we will probably be even better when you come back ;) See you next time! Hippocampus Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here over the weekend of 3/24/18 for 1 night, our experienced was wonderful the best experienced I had with any hotel in the Island. And I have been frequently visiting Malapascua yearly. We arrived in the island earlier than the check in time,...More

Thank Ren R
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey there! We are happy you enjoyed your room upgrade :) Sorry about the noise, normally we try to end it up a little earlier than that around midnight, but some nights it may go longer! We hope to see you again soon! Hippocampus Team

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Gary here second time here at hippocampus beach resort. Thanks Lee and Christen the rooms were great. Clean comfortable and cool. The staff is amazing, friendly helpful and nice. Dive shop is 5 star rated and I ws so impressedMore

Thank wgc46
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Gary! Thanks for coming back again and again! We hope to see you again before you head back to Canada! Send us an email hello@hippo-malapascua.com or call the reception at 09178691307 to get the best rates! Take care and see you guys again soon. Best,...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

Excellent location for diving lover but not only. Few meters from the beach and in strategic position to reach all others site of Malapascua island. Staff very kind and friendly but also efficient always ready to help. The structure is nice and well cheeped and...More

1  Thank morgansbabo
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 26 February 2018

Hi there! Thanks for your kind words :) Only problem is it's missing an extra star ;) We hope to have you back here again sometime. Best, Hippo Team

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Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$31 - US$84 (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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Price range
US$31 - US$84 (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
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Traveller (147)
Pool & Beach (30)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (14)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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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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"ocean view rooms are spacious, but can be noisy if you book on a night when the Live Band are playing.."
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"A garden rooms are more quiet than beach view rooms"
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"my room was room 12 ,up stairs and nice and quiet ."
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"Non-aircon rooms are quite cosy and cooling"
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