Best Places for Backpackers in El Nido, Philippines.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in El Nido, Philippines.

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Top 21 hostels in El Nido, Philippines.

These are the 21 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in El Nido, Philippines.

1
Pawikan Hostel El Nido

95 /100

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Pawikan Hostel El Nido

Pawikan Hostel El Nido offers private and dormitory accommodation in the town of El Nido, Palawan. Your home away from home where we provide the little comforts that matter, in the beautiful islands of Palawan. Our rooms are designed to make you comfortable with our air-conditioned rooms, equipp...
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Frendz Hostel El Nido

95 /100

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Frendz Hostel El Nido

Frendz Hostel now NEW in El Nido. After receiving great guest feedback over the last years we are now ready to receive guests in El Nido starting March 2019. Eat & Drink Enjoy great food, drinks, and specialty coffee in our in-house partner restaurant and bar Hub. It's also a perfect place to...
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Outpost Beach Hostel

93 /100

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Outpost Beach Hostel

Mabuhay, Outpost Fam! Before you book your stay with us, please take a moment to read our property description. Very important information is disclosed below! If you are arriving after 7PM, please notify us ahead of time, we cannot guarantee your bed if you do ¬ we are directly on Corong-Coro...
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Happiness Hostel

93 /100

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Happiness Hostel

Happiness Hostel is the premier hostel for the cost-conscious traveler. We offer a friendly atmosphere and comfortable accommodations at a very reasonable cost. You can hang out at the lounge, where we have several books, board games, and other activities to while away the time. The Happiness H...
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Erlittop Garden

91 /100

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Erlittop Garden

**********PLEASE NOTE WE ARE ONE HOUR AWAY FROM EL NIDO TOWN*********** Erlittop Garden opened in December 2016 to offer travellers a relaxing experience in Sibaltan, a hidden fishing village in Northern Palawan. Run by a local Cuyonon family, it offers accommodation in bamboo huts with beautiful v...
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Big Paul Hostel

89 /100

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Big Paul Hostel

Big Paul Hostel is a good Value Hostel, and we are value for your money. Dont's worry that we are 100% No Power Shortage. 24 hour Power Guarantee at Big Paul Hostel At Big Paul Hostel, We provide free simple breakfast which consists of Toasted Bread, Butter, Jam, Fresh Fruits, Coffe or Tea....
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Kame House Backpackers

89 /100

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Kame House Backpackers

Kame House Backpackers is located at Corong Corong taking five minutes tricycle ride from El Nido City center and from the beautiful beach of Las Cabañas. The nearest beach is at 200 meters, where you can start the different tours that the island offers. There's eight and six beds dorm and one p...
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8
Spin Designer Hostel

88 /100

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Spin Designer Hostel

Spin Designer Hostel is your ideal base when exploring northern Palawan. Aside from our handsomely designed facilities and well-thought of spaces, we have free WiFi, brekky, tour arrangements and lots of open spaces to congregate and meet fellow travelers. We also have 24 hour standby power,...
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Tapik Beach Park Guest House

88 /100

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Tapik Beach Park Guest House

Tapik Beach Park is a place not for an average traveler. We are situated in a lazy fishing village off the beaten path in Eastern El Nido, Philippines. Getting here might need some extra efforts but can be worth the experience itself. This is a special place for open-minded people looking for som...
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10
Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach

87 /100

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Mad Monkey Nacpan Beach

OVERVIEW Featuring an all-native hostel, beach bar, and restaurant, Mad Monkey Hostel Nacpan is your perfect beach (party) escape in the Philippines. Imagine laying on one of the best beaches in the world and hearing the waves crash before you, all while sipping coconuts, drinking ice cold beers,...
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11
Coco Garden Villas

87 /100

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Coco Garden Villas

Coco Garden Villas is 5 kms from the heart of Elnido. With garden and coconut plantation inside and around the property, guests can enjoy serenity and fresh air and the splash of water in the creek nearby. Villas are made of bamboo and nipa roof that makes temperature cool inside without the use...
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12
Where 2 Next - Nacpan

87 /100

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Where 2 Next - Nacpan

Where 2 Next - El Nido offers you the perfect spot to rest your livers from all the partying you have done on your travels. However, we do sell alcohol if you feel the need to quench your thirst. You will feel the authentic village lifestyle whilst enjoying some modern amenities. Detox and r...
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13
Dandal Bay View

82 /100

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Dandal Bay View

Don't you like crowded places? You love beautiful beaches? Then Dandal bay view is something for you! We have beachfront rooms with fan or aircon. The rooms are perfect for 1,2,3 or 4 people and have private badrooms. We ask 1200P for the room (for 2 person). If you wanne came with 3 or 4 we ch...
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14
Our Melting Pot - El Nido

82 /100

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Our Melting Pot - El Nido

At last, a place for backpackers to meet fellow backpackers in El Nido – a touted paradise in Northern Palawan. We designed OMP with your needs in mind even as we commit to provide value accommodation against the usual challenges of emerging destinations: limited Internet connectivity, rationed e...
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15
Big Mike 2

81 /100

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Big Mike 2

Big Mike Hostel is situated at San Joaquin Street, Bgy. Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan. Big Mike Hostel is one of the best hostel in El Nido with its matching affordable rates. Breakfast is available each morning at the hostel, and includes Asian and vegetarian options. Big Mike Hostel also has...
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Austria

71 /100

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Austria's Guesthouse and Restaurant

The Hostel has souvenir centers, convenient stores, tour booking office, tattoo and Massage shop. Austria’s Guesthouse provides 16 guestrooms with Air-conditioned Dorm for both males and females with safety lockers, 4 independent rooms for regular travelers, 4 double rooms with shared bathroom and 4...
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17
Swinging Carabao Hostel

70 /100

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Swinging Carabao Hostel

El Nido's newest and swinging-est backpackers' hostel! Clean and cheap and comfortable. Bunk beds and single beds available in shared open fan rooms. Come and chill with us in this peaceful hotel where you can relax in our hammocks and use our shared kitchen. We are very close to Las Cabanas bea...
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18
El Nido One Hostel

65 /100

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El Nido One Hostel

El Nido One Hostel is one of the most reasonably priced accommodations in El Nido because of its location. It is conveniently located in an area between the town center, the nightspots, and public beaches. An outdoor seating area, tour desk, transport assistance are some of the services we provide....
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Mina Grande Beach Cottages

57 /100

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Mina Grande Beach Cottages

Guests can choose from different rooms and cottages, all of which emanate an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. The hostel offers fantastic beachfront scenery, including refreshing garden lobby to relax and meet other travelers to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. Mina Gran...
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Island Hop Nido Hostel

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Island Hop Nido Hostel

Island Hop Nido Hostel started from a dream of bringing comfort to more tourists and travelers with nicer and more advanced facilities. It is inspired by a simple ancestral house that we turned into Manny’s Guesthouse in Puerto Princesa in the year 2009. Carmela and I became known to tourists and tr...
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Plumeria Glamping

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Plumeria Glamping

Plumeria Glamping Unplug completely and relax your days away at our beachfront escape. Sleep out in the open, under a sky full of stars miles away from the nearest city. Why sleep at a 5-star resort, when you can sleep under a million stars! Need space and time to recharge your batteries, writ...
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