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    Nearest transport:
  • LRT 1 Pedro Gil Station (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • shopping
  • nightlife
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Ninoy Aquino International Airport (7.5 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Clean rooms ", "Friendly staff", "Great location"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Sanctuario Spa (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • Casino Filipino Malate Branch (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
  • Cafe Havana (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
  • Robinsons Movieworld (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)

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Malvar Hostel

636 Gen. Malvar St., Malate, Manila, Philippines 1004 (Show on map)

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Features of Malvar Hostel

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • airport transfer
  • business center
  • coffee shop
  • currency exchange
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • newspapers
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • tours


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino

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Hostel Description
This hotel is a new addition to The Palm Hotels, situated in the midst of the busy streets of the...see more This hotel is a new addition to The Palm Hotels, situated in the midst of the busy streets of the Malate district. The distance from the International and Domestic airport is forty-five minutes away. There are twenty one neatly prepared rooms in this two-storey hotel, sophisticated while still giving off a homely feel for guests to feel comfortable. For the business travelers, the hotel also provides a business center, fully equipped with modern facilities. First time visitors to Manila should take advantage of the hotel's ideal location, close to well-known shopping malls, golf course and additional attractions like the Folks Arts Theatre, World Trade Center and Philippine International Convention Center. Guests should not hesitate to seek some more information on top attractions to visit at the travel and tour desk. For a refreshing break, make your way to the hotel's own coffee shop, Cafe 1632, for a wide selection of rice toppings, shakes, coffee and tempting desserts. Malvar distinguish itself from other accommodation choices by creating a home-like ambiance, ensuring guests a pleasant stay.
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Vladimir L. Couples
Slovakia, June 01, 2015
Good choice in Malate

clean, comfortable room, quite good lacation
I expected more, bud when I realized what it is in Manila like, I can recommend this hotel in Malate.
Mark H. Business travelers
South Korea, March 02, 2015
its good po

convinience, kind, cheap
Ederlyn G. Couples
Philippines, January 05, 2015
a gem of a hostel

friendly and attentive staff; very clean and tasteful interiors; nearness to places of interest
It was very good overall. The staff were very courteous and helpful. The interior was a pleasant surprise; you wouldn't guess from the lobby that the inside is very homey and tastefully decorated. Location was very convenient too. You could walk to the historic Malate Church, Robinson's Mall, and famous dining places (Aristocrat, Cafe Adriatico, etc). The breakfast though could be improved :)
sophie B. Couples
France, December 21, 2014
Good value for money-very nice staff

Very nice and helpful staff, always smiling Good location in malate Clean basic room with hot shower and wifi However, no window in our room: always nice to have a window even if you don't spend your time in the room as a tourist.
William D. Solo travelers
New Zealand, November 02, 2014
Lovely staff, too bad about the hotel.

Staff, flexible attitude and helpfulness
I found the hotel to be badly dated and came to know what is meant by the reference "gray towels". However the staff were wonderful and you could not find any fault in their attitudes, helpfulness and flexibility. I arrived late and needed to get a late checkout - 6.00pm so that I could get some sleep after flying all night to attend a conference in the morning. No problem and a reasonable extra payment. Thanks. Did notice a chemical smell in the afternoon which was enough to cause me to cough quite a bit. A little noisy but once I laid down I was asleep in moments. Hard to rate but a rough idea is 5 star staff in a 2 star hotel. Probably would look elsewhere next time.
Samuel S. Couples
Slovakia, December 05, 2014
Very pleasent hotel

Very comfortable, nicely decorated, pleasant
We stayed only one night, but hotel was very comfortable, fine and clean rooms.Helpful and nice staff (we were able to check in as early as 5am)
Yuji S. Solo travelers
Japan, February 04, 2015
quiet old local style hotel

cozy, convenient, local
staffs are all friendly, breakfast is fair eat at table next to front desk, the storm came and water leaked from the ceiling and almost damage my laptop computer. but generally this is nice relaxing hotel
Wayne R. Couples
Australia, June 03, 2014
Comfortable bed and helpful staff

Obliging staff ,closeness to mall and comfortable spacious room 8.7
The hotel is close to Robinson mall and despite its location near nightclubs it is very quiet .The staff are accommodating and the room most comfortable .A pleasant stay
Wayne R. Couples
Australia, June 01, 2014
Great staff ,comfortable room

Obliging staff ,closeness to mall and comfortable spacious room
This is a great little hotel closeby to Robinson mall in Macate .The staff are attentive and the establishment well run? All up a very pleasant stay in a comfortable quiet room .The reception staff are friendly and helpful .
Thomas S. Groups
France, November 19, 2014
Nice & clean hotel

Clean, well located, friendly staff

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