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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

If you're looking for a "home from home" in Virac this is the place to be. More like staying with a family than in a hotel. Clean large rooms - close to the town but with great views of the sea. We had a lovely time there and I can thoroughly recommend it.

Thank 49b2
Quezon City, Philippines
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We spent 10 days in this fine place..beautiful views..we will definitely stay there again. the owner was very accommodating..and again the views are fantastic...and the accomidations are quite comfortable

3 Thank Bill M
1 review
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We were well taken care of by the owners and they were so gracious, kind, helpful, warm and accommodating. They helped us plan and book our daily itinerary and showed genuine concern in making sure we enjoyed our trip. Their cook, Ate Jane, made such delicious dishes (our favorites were crab with taro leaves in coconut cream, stingray, calamari) that... More 

Thank Calisimone
Beijing, China
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66 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

-Hostel Location: About 5min to virac downtown by tricycle(around 20p per trip). -Sea view room: Spacious, quiet, relax. Bath room is also quite big. Wifi signal in the room. Nice bay view(can see sun rise and sun set on the balconey). -Owner: Very nice and accommodating to guests. Home feeling. -Food: You can order meal in the hostel(cooked by service... More 

Thank easytrip
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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We stayed here one night. First, for the location, this is FAR from Codon Port (45 mins to an hour I guess?) but relatively near to Virac Airport (20 mins, tops). Just so you know how far it was, we paid P700 for a tricycle from the port to the inn, and then P100 from the inn to the airport.... More 

2 Thank eltsyrk
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2013 via mobile

Spent two nights in this Inn and i must say it's clean, affordable, big rest room (for room 5), central to most places you'd like to get to when in Virac Catanduanes. They have decent wifi, and their light breakfast of native rice cakes is good! Aja, Karlo "long", and tita Fely made us feel very welcome. Their contacts around... More 

2 Thank KB D
Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Stayed at this hotel from April 1 through 7 this year of 2013. Great building structure is awesome by itself, being the back side of the building structure is contoured to the mountain made of 30ft high or so solid stone. My room located on the second floor has its own balcony which faces the pacific ocean, and fits a... More 

1 Thank Don R
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Monte Karlo is great for short stays to visit Maribina falls and to explore the various beaches in the south and the southwest of the island. It may be convenient moving to Puraran beach for a couple of nights if you plan on taking surfing lessons more than once or practising for longer periods. If not, Monte Karlo is a... More 

7 Thank hyperope
Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2012

Me and my friend stayed at this tourist inn last April 9-13, 2012. It's located in San Vicente, Virac (about 5 minutes from the poblacion by tricyle, which costs only 5 pesos per head). It faces the sea and gives you a good view of Mayon Volcano's silhouette on a clear day. The cost of accommodation is really within everybody's... More 

7 Thank CzarEmmanuel
Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2012

We celebrated our Wedding Reception here!!!IMonte Karlo Waterfront Tourist Inn Bayview Function Hall is a perfect place for a memorable occasions,the fresh air, the people and the cool and relaxing environment.We will never forget the Pacific sunrise....its awesome!!Our guests enjoyed their stay in Virac because of the place. The rooms are great!!Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Aguilar (the owners)... More 

7 Thank junbingchavez

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monte Karlo Tourist Inn is the best place to stay if you happen to visit Catanduanes. It was a family residential house turned into a modest Bed & Breakfast Inn with a mission to accommodate tourists and travellers who would like to explore the rustic beauty of Catanduanes Island, in a relaxing homey ambience. It offers 5 average-sized private bedrooms with a complimentary light morning meal for you to get started your day. Situated in a waterfront bay area of south Catanduanes, you will enjoy the panoramic views of a magnificent sunrise and a calming sunset, the refreshing breeze of the Pacific Ocean, a glimpse of majestic Mayon Volcano on a clear day, cooling mountain breezes and constant lulling sounds of the waves. Most of our guests love to stay with us not only because of its homelike feel, along the coastal road overlooking the bay, but also it is close to many tourist attractions ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monte Karlo Waterfront Tourist Inn

Address: 186 San Vicente, Virac, Luzon 4800, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Bicol Region > Catanduanes > Virac
Price Range: £481 - £1,042 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Monte Karlo Waterfront Tourist Hotel Virac
Monte Karlo Waterfront Tourist Inn Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines
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“choose room # 5...it has it's own balcony with endless view of the bay...”
 of 5 bubbles billmV9728IG, 16 Feb 2015 | Read review
“selet the sea view room .”
 of 5 bubbles easytrip, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room on front side facing PAcific Ocean called Shann's room hoghly recommend ($35 or so a day is well worth the money).”
 of 5 bubbles DonRodulfo, 16 Apr 2013 | Read review
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