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Hippocampus Beach Resort

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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“beach resort”(10 reviews)
“dive shop”(11 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsbeach resortdive shopawesome locationsuperior roomhot showerrooms are cleanwelcome drinkdiving tripshort staystaff was very friendly and helpfulboat transfermini fridgerestaurant barplace to stayocean viewa great staygreat atmosphere
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

The name and the logo they use to represent their resort definitely does not match. However, I have to tell that I had the best time in that resort and no trivial things like this bothered me. This resort is right in front of the...More

1  Thank Kaladevee
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 13 June 2018

Hey Sassy! Thank you so much for your feedback and your time to write such a long and detailed review - this will help us a lot to improve. A small excurs about the history of our logo: The name "Hippocampus" comes from the ancient...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Why people has given negative reviews don't know. But after reading negative reviews I had very low hopes with my stay. But it turned out to be outstanding stay. Rooms were average but nice and clean, wifi was weak this is a problem in a...More

Thank Pratush N
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 May 2018

This was my third trip to Malapascau and every time I have stayed and Hippocampus. Hippocampus is centrally located in the middle of Bounty Beach. The rooms are clean and spacious with comfortable beds, which are thoroughly cleaned on a daily basis. Breakfast is included...More

Thank marcusdelaney822018
Response from hipporesort, Manager at Hippocampus Beach ResortResponded 5 May 2018

Marcus! Thanks again! It was great to have you back... we look forward to the next time we see you. Take care, Hippocampus Team

Reviewed 13 April 2018

"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 28 March 2018 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 30 March 2018

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

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$30 - US$68 (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
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$68 (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)
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23 April 2018|
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Response from hipporesort | Property representative |
Hi there, it takes about 5 hours in total to come from the airport to Hippocampus on Malapascua. Malapascua is at the north tip of Cebu Island. It takes a little bit of time to reach Malapascua, but that is also what makes... More
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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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"Select rooms which are inside rather staying near beach as during live music days your sleep can be disturbed."
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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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