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Housekeeping31
Breakfast25
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8.7

Excellent

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Excellent location - 70 meters to the beach
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
El Nido Beach 110 m
Taraw Cliff 110 m
Parish of St. Francis of Assisi 180 m
Nagkalit-Kalit Falls 240 m
JenM Fruit Stand 250 m
El Nido Health Center 270 m
Peak Corner Gym 440 m
Palawan Medical City, El Nido 520 m
El Nido Jeepney Terminal Bus Station 650 m
Tres Marias Island 700 m
Nearby landmarks
Seven Commandos Beach 1.23 km
Las Cabanas Beach 3.97 km
Secret Lagoon Beach 9.06 km
Nacpan Beach 16.3 km
Puerto Princesa Underground River 120.85 km
Ugong Rock 134.89 km
Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park 142.15 km
Cowrie Island 163.73 km
Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center 171.33 km
Firefly Watching 178.33 km
Ipil Suites El Nido

"Hotel was conveniently located next to the shops and the meeting place for tours Great restaurants we're in waking distance"

LOUISE - January 20, 2020
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Ipil Suites El Nido

Real Street,Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines - See map
  • 660 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • 70 meters to the beach

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

Cheaper than 86% of all properties in Palawan in the last 24 hoursCompared to 1,207 Palawan properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money7.5
Distance to city center0.1 km
Location rating8.7
Nearest airportEl Nido Airport (ENI)
Distance to airport4.0 km

Rooms available at Ipil Suites El Nido

Very good
Room comfort & quality
7.6
Family Suite
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
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  • 3 single beds
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  • 1 double bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Ipil Suites El Nido?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Ipil Suites El Nido?

Ipil Suites El Nido is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 1000 PHP. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Ipil Suites El Nido also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. Parking is free for guests.

What is the smoking policy at Ipil Suites El Nido?

Ipil Suites El Nido does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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What people love about Ipil Suites El Nido

  • 8.8
    Excellent
    Location

    "This place was ideal and with a good location near where we wanted to be."

    Soren

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    October 25, 2018

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    "Nevertheless, I’ll definitely stay here again if I return to El Nido :)"

    Maria

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    October 18, 2019

  • 8.8
    Excellent
    Location

    "A decent hotel that is close to everything - food, ATM, small shops."

    Consuelo

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    October 16, 2019

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Overall rating:
7.7
Very good
955 reviews
Cleanliness
7.6
Facilities
6.9
Location
8.7
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More about Ipil Suites El Nido

Ideal for fun and relaxation, Ipil Suites El Nido is located in El Nido Town proper. Set very near the excitement of the town, this hotel commands an excellent central location and provides access to the town's biggest attractions. A haven of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal just steps away from the town's numerous attractions such as the surrounding island tours, Taraw Cliff, Las Cabanas Beach, and Nacpan Beach.

The facilities and services provided by Ipil Suites El Nido ensure a pleasant stay for guests. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

All guestrooms feature a variety of comforts such as Internet access, a hot and cold shower, and air conditioning. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Ipil Suites El Nido.

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Very good

"First impression when we arrived at the door steps of this h..."

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Room comfort and quality7.6
Service8.0
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9.7
Exceptional
Sean from United Kingdom
Couple
Family Suite
Stayed 3 nights in December 2011

Really liked Ipil Travelodge”

Panoramic view of El Nido Bay from the restaurant

we are a family of four and we stayed at the ipil travelodge for 3 nights over the new year holiday 2011/12. we all felt that we got great value for money and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. communication with the hotel via email before our arrival was very smooth indeed, which was why having arranged to be picked up on arrival at pps airport, i was most surprised to find that there was nobody there to meet us. it wasn't the greatest start to our holiday i have to confess but after a few phone calls and a few short journeys around puerto princesa we were eventually able to sort the problem out. once we'd made the trip by van to el nido and arrived at the actual hotel, things were fine. the rooms were very clean and comfortable and we liked the location which was just a few streets from the waterfront. we immediately signed up for the new year buffet at a cost of 600 php per head and in the light of the tasty food we were served, we all thought it was very reasonably priced. the view in daylight from the same open-air restaurant on the 4th floor when we had breakfast the following morning was wonderful. the staff were all extremely helpful, especially femia who helped us arrange a private island-hopping trip with a tour company after we'd got up too late to leave on the other boats which all depart at 9am. for 50 php the hotel will also provide you with a large soft beach towel to take with you, which is well worth the money. the receptionist chonne was wonderful too, and my ex-wife was greatly indebted to her after she kindly returned her wallet and passport to her that she'd unwittingly left in the lobby. my son-in-law was most disgruntled that the hotel charged him for a few games of pool one evening but i don't know what arrangements he made with them when he asked them to turn the lights on for him, so i can't really comment. if i go back to el nido, i'll definitely try to stay at the ipil travelodge again.

Reviewed January 08, 2012
9.7
Exceptional
Evangeline from United States
Family with young children
Superior Twin
Stayed 4 nights in May 2014

Very clean and comfortable”

Very clean, comfortable with air conditioning, great location

We had a very nice, enjoyable stay at the Ipil Suites El Nido. We got a quiet room. Both the bedroom and bathroom were spotless clean. Everyday housekeeping kept our room clean. The bed and pillows were very comfortable. The bed sheets were great quality similar to what you would find at the Marriott. The air conditioning unit was great - you can set it to your comfort using remote control. There's also a ceiling fan. There is hot shower with good water pressure. Ipil has a generator so when electricity goes out at 6 am - 2:30 pm everything is still operable except the air conditioning unit. One thing we were disappointed with was laundry service. We dropped off our laundry two nights before we were to check out and on day off check out we were handed back a bag of wet clothes. My husband discovered the clothes were wet (they were not upfront about it). They didn't offer a refund -only when my husband got very upset and "made a stink" about it then we got our refund.

Reviewed May 25, 2014
9.0
Exceptional
Franklin from Brazil
Solo traveler
Family Suite
Stayed 2 nights in December 2011

Great Place with great service and great smiles”

Great Location and very friendly staff

this review is based on the hotels i ve stayed in palawan, and so forth, for the same basis of comparion standards. i would definetely return to this hotel, and recommend them. pros: the first impression is the responsiveness of the staff. i ve called them a few days before my arrival and they gave me full information and support on arrival. the hotel seems to be very well managed and absolutely clean. at the date of my staying, the facilities were all in order and working perfect. hot water and a/c. good breakfast for the value. the manager and staff helped me book all daily trips in advance and would recommend them as well. the location is not in front of the sea but very close to the beach and to the major streets, restaurants and town center. el nido is not that big after all. but, to be honest, the el nido port and beach is not much to be seen. the island hoping is truly the must. cons.: wifi only in the hotel lobby, not in the rooms. but it can be managed. nothing more to report at this price range. hope you all have a nice staying in palawan and el nido.

Reviewed January 12, 2012
9.0
Exceptional
MARINA from Philippines
Group
Standard Twin
Stayed 2 nights in July 2015

an honest to goodness 3 star hotel in el nido town”

gòod location, clean rooms and they provide good selection and variety of breakfast items.

This is my 2nd time in el nido and i'm very satisfied with the service accorded to us at ipil suites. The staff were very helpful, efficient and courteous. The hotel is centrally located in town, walking distance to most restaurants, stores and the beach. The hotel facilities were good. Especially their family suites though located at the 4th flr they give you a 360° view of el nido. Their rates are very reasonable. Value for money. We will definitely book our stay again at this hotel.

Reviewed July 06, 2015
9.7
Exceptional
Monique from Australia
Couple
Deluxe Twin
Stayed 5 nights in June 2015

Thoroughly Enjoyed ”

AMAZING staff, ideal location, clean hotel

Ipil Suites were exactly what we were after. It was a brilliant location, we were virtually able to walk everywhere. Rooms were clean and bathroom was spacious. The included buffet breakfast was a bonus, and due to my partners large appetite, we probably saved money. The staff are the greatest asset of Ipil Suites, all so incredibly helpful and kind. The only downside of this great stay were the noisy streets heard from our room. But if you seek to be in central El Nido, this is a sacrifice you'll have to make.

Reviewed July 06, 2015
9.3
Exceptional
Crisselda from Philippines
Couple
Superior Twin
Stayed 3 nights in March 2014

Excellent service and tour operation”

service, organized tour, staff

We had a wonderful honeymoon thanks to Ipil Suites El Nido. I sought their help to surprise my husband with candle lit dinner as soon as we arrived. Their staff is really helpful and accommodating. They also operate really good tours. We didn't have to book for the tours in advance but we were accommodated as well. Staff and service receive top marks for me. Rooms are on the smaller side but clean and comfortable. Food is also quite good and varied. Overall, great experience here and real value for money.

Reviewed August 29, 2014
8.8
Excellent
Mark from Australia
Couple
Deluxe Twin
Stayed 10 nights in November 2016

Nice place”

We stayed at ipil suites for 10 days. Though its not as good looking as the photos it still provides all you need. Room did not have a fridge but hot and cold filtered water on each floor and a good convinience store across the road means you dont really need one. Staff and management were fantastic very helpfull and attentive. We used there tour services for island hopping and an inland tour and they were fantastic. Wifi is vertually non existant but that seems to be the case everywhere in el nido. The only time it became an issue was when we were trying to book a hotel in our next destination. Great location as it is near everything but still not so noisy. Enjoyed our stay there.

Reviewed November 29, 2016
9.3
Exceptional
Maisie from Australia
Group
Superior Twin
Stayed 3 nights in January 2014

Ideal base to explore Paradise.”

Location, cleanliness and outstanding staff.

We were a group of six with three separate rooms. Upon check-in, we met Ilona who assisted us time and time again during our stay at Ipil and we were all grateful to her. My sister and her husband had an issue with their room but were immediately moved to a different room. Considering there is no electricity on the island from 6am-2pm, there is no tv or fridge in the room but this did not present any issues. The buffet breakfast changes everyday and there is an egg station where you can get your eggs made to order. We booked Tours A and C through the hotel and met Richard who was our guide over the two days. BOOK YOUR TOURS THROUGH IPIL! Richard was so knowledgable and professional over the two days and assisted my parents in swimming (they are not strong swimmers) to the Small Lagoon and other adventures on our tour. This was fantastic and allowed my parents to experience everything El Nido had to offer. Thank you Ilona and Richard!

Reviewed January 27, 2014
8.7
Excellent
Binh from Australia
Couple
Standard Twin
Stayed 3 nights in October 2014

Great Hotel Staff”

- Great Staff, Location of hotel, Breakfast buffet

Ipil Suites in El Nido is a great hotel to stay in. The hotel was clean and tidy and is in a great location. But what impress me most is the great staff working at the hotel. They're very nice and friendly. They're very attentive to you needs and always will to help with a smile. On leaving the hotel to go back to puerto princesa via the Lexus shuttle van they even ask weather I have water for the trip and provided me with water bottle. Great Customer Service. Would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone wishing to stay at El Nido. Cheers.

Reviewed October 29, 2014
8.0
Excellent
Vonoya from Netherlands
Solo traveler
Deluxe Twin
Stayed 3 nights in October 2016

Good, specially for El Nido standards”

First, when you go to El Nido just keep in mind youre going back to basic and that you have to lower your expectations. I mean one of the great things about El Nido is that its just not so touristic yet! That said, Ipil is a pretty good choice. Really, dont let any of the bad reviews scare you! They are unjustified. Ipil might come off a bit expensive but thats just because El Nido hotels are expensive. It was a clean place to stay and the staff is really friendly. Yes there is some mold in the bathroom and some dust under the bed but nothing you cant deal with, specially once you remember they just dont have the same cleaning supplies as they have in the big cities. The breakfast is really nice and for now their wifi only works in the lobby. When going to El Nido just make sure youre not depending on internet, so flights, accommodation and other important stuff should be arranged ahead. The internet in El Nido in general just isnt so advanced yet. Last but not least, BRING CASH!

Reviewed November 04, 2016
8.4
Excellent
Fatima from Philippines
Couple
Deluxe Twin
Stayed 4 nights in November 2016

A satisfying place to stay”

Me and my sweet p love the experience at Ipil Suites. The breakfast was appetizing (especially the typical filipino bfast). The staff are friendly and warm. The room is neat and clean. Limited amenities but good for tourist who will just sleep after the long day of activities. Wifi is too weak. Good thing as well so u can spend quality time and not on updating ur fb from time to time. Hahaha. Location is good near the shore, shops, grocery, restaurants, and massage parlor. Definitely will recommend to a friend or surely we will book in this hotel when we visit again El Nido! Thumbs up! Thank you Ipil Suites! ❤️🌴👌🏻

Reviewed November 20, 2016
9.6
Exceptional
Jose from United States
Group
Deluxe Twin
Stayed 2 nights in March 2018

Best Hotel in town!”

Ipil Suites is in El Nido town. It's close to everything walking distance. Tri-cycles are easy to get too. And almost every tri-cycle driver knows where Ipil suites is, in case you go to further places like watch the sunsets at Las Cabanas. Their breakfast is super good. I'd stay here again. Thanks guys!

Reviewed April 04, 2018

Hi Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review and recommendation. We are all delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and that you were pleased by the location of our hotel and our food offerings. Once again, thank you for your patronage. It was a pleasure to have served you and we hope to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, Ipil Suites

Responded April 07, 2018
Ipil Suites El Nido
10.0
Exceptional
Maria from Philippines
Group
Family Suite
Stayed 3 nights in October 2019

Fantastic location!!”

I initially booked this hotel because we needed a room that can fit 6 pax. I didnt know until we arrived there that it is located in the heart of El Nido. A couple of pasalubong stores are lined up in front of the hotel while BPI and Metrobank are just a couple of meters away. Not to mention, the jump off for island hopping is just at the back of the hotel!! We just saved a couple of bucks for tricycle rides because we can easily walk to anywhere we needed to be in El Nido esp for dinners. As for the loft, I was quite disappointed with the room we got because the space is cramped for 6 pax. Also, there was no place to hang our wet clothes. I requested for two clothes rack and the staff gladly obliged so our dilemma was solved. Breakfast buffet was so good too! Lots of options and they will cook your egg in front of you upon request. They also allowed us to check in early (we arrived at 12nn) since our room was available. The only downside of this hotel is they dont have an elevator. Our room is located on the 4th floor so we have to go up 4 flights of stairs each time. Nevertheless, I’ll definitely stay here again if I return to El Nido :)

Reviewed October 18, 2019

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, your comments are very much valued. We appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades. We are pleased that you found value and hospitality during your stay. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip! Best Regards, IPIL SUITES MANAGEMENT

Responded November 22, 2019
Ipil Suites El Nido
10.0
Exceptional
uku from Estonia
Couple
Family Suite
Stayed 6 nights in February 2012

Very satisfied! The best place to stay in El Nido!”

New building, Value, Good restaurant, View, Service

we really enjoyed our stay at ipil. the restaurant had a nice view over the bay and offered tasty food (except the so and so complementary breakfast). the room was clean and comfortable, very good value for this kind of price. the best part about the hotel was probably the service. smiles everywhere and their island hopping tours were also amazing, with nice guides who knew a lot about the places. we saw many other places to stay in el nido but this for sure seemed to be over others in all the ways.

Reviewed February 17, 2012
9.7
Exceptional
Paul from Philippines
Group
Family Suite
Stayed 2 nights in May 2014

Our stay was excellent! Will stay there again.”

Excellent front desk staff. Very friendly and coordinated our island tour well.Very good breakfast buffet. A few blocks only to the beach

Excellent! Highly recommended. I will definitely be back when we go back to Palawan. There is also Ipil Suites in Puerto Princesa and our last night was smoothly accomodated and transferred to Ipil Puero Princesa as requested because we wanted to do the underground river caves and we we were short of time. So if you will have schedule problems, they are very helpful if you want to transfer to the other Ipil Suites hotel.

Reviewed May 24, 2014
9.3
Exceptional
Paul from Australia
Couple
Superior Twin
Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

Excellent hotel in great location, just no TV”

Clean rooms, nice bathrooms, great location, friendly staff

Ipil travelodge is great value for money. The rooms are extremely clean (a little small) with great views. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Great location, not on beach but on the main street so walking distance to most things in El Nido. The only negative was there are no TVs in the rooms. Can book the main tours of El Nido through the front desk for same price as everywhere else.

Reviewed December 17, 2012
10.0
Exceptional
Kristine from Philippines
Group
Family Suite
Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

Best location and very nice breakfast buffet”

I enjoyed our stay in Ipil Suites and it made our El Nido trip very relaxing. We had a nice big room with surrounding glass windows. The loft is also an exceptional feature. I like how the owner roams around the place in the morning to check on all aspects of the hotel. Feels like home!

Reviewed May 14, 2019

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for the kind words and for taking the time to review our property, your comments are very much valued. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip! Best Regards, IPIL SUITES MANAGEMENT

Responded May 22, 2019
Ipil Suites El Nido
9.2
Exceptional
Chris from United States
Couple
Standard Twin
Stayed 2 nights in December 2017

Nice accommodations in a tourist-centric city”

GF and I had a really nice stay here for a couple nights. The AC was good. The beds here are quite firm (which seemed to be consistent throughout our trip through the Philippines) and the room smaller than others, but the bathroom was well-kempt, other than some ants, and they had great hot water, with a nice shower area. Their breakfast was complimentary, buffet-style and was pretty tasty. The staff was friendly and helpful during our stay, as is typical in service-oriented Philippines. There were a decent amount of ants crawling around the bathroom, and that got into our toiletries, but there's only so much pest-control you can do in a tropical area. El Nido is pretty small, and this hotel is located in the bustling part of the city, and the beach is about a 10 min walk away. El Nido is quite safe for foreigners, even at night. We were in El Nido for island hopping primarily, so this hotel served our needs as a place to sleep and store our belongings.

Reviewed December 12, 2017

Hi Good day! Thank you for your review of our hotel. We assure you that the issues you have highlighted are noted and will be addressed. Here in IPIL Suites we take pride in providing clean and affordable accommodations, and are committed to a high level of customer service. Thank you once again for your review and for your patronage; and we are looking forward to welcoming you on your next stay with us. Respectfully Ipil Suites

Responded February 02, 2018
Ipil Suites El Nido
8.3
Excellent
Marie from Philippines
Family with teens
Family Suite
Stayed 3 nights in October 2014

Kudos to the Manager!”

The staff for both Ipil El Nido and Puerto Princesa are very good

The van transfer from the airport to El Nido for one reason or another did not pick us up at the airport. I was initially very upset about this oversight but Bong Romero, Ipil Suites Puerto Princesa hotel manager and her staff did their best to appease us. In the end we had a very pleasant stay in Ipil Suites and a good vacation at El Nido. Congratulations to Ipil for having such a good manager!

Reviewed November 04, 2014
9.7
Exceptional
Adam from United Kingdom
Couple
Family Suite
Stayed 1 night in November 2011

Lovely modern hotel for great price”

modern, great location, clean, hot water, great free breakfast,

we arrived at the travelodge and were happy that it was in such a central location. just one turn down a safe alley and you are on the main strip. the room itself was really modern and clean. the bathroom was amazing, real luxury. it is worth bearing in mind that the el nido power supply is unstable. this had nothing to do with the hotel and would be the same anywhere, never the less we had electricity and hot water (a real luxury in el nido) we were also supplied with a really bright light for when the electricity didnt work. my one negative may be that the room was slightly noisy as it was by reception however i feel this may have been largely due to the other guests in the hotel who had loud conversations with their room door wide open. another thing worth mentioning is the restaurant upstairs. as this hotel is so new it may lack a bit in the atmosphere department but dont let that put you off. we had dinner and it was amazing!!! really great value and the food was so professional that we ate there 3 times. the chef has real talent!! overall i would definitely recommend and i'd get in there quick. i would have to say that i believe the reason it is such good value is that the lonely planet hasn't discovered it yet!!

Reviewed November 12, 2011
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