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91.0% Based on 1067 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

Hotel Description

3.5-star beachfront resort with outdoor pool

On the beach

Within a 5-minute walk of this El Nido resort, you'll find Payong-Payong Beach and Miniloc Island Beach. Miniloc Island Dock and Secret Lagoon are also within half a mile (1 km).

Private beach, dining

A private beach and a restaurant are featured at this boutique resort. Relax with free beach cabanas, sun loungers, and beach umbrellas. Families will appreciate the arcade/game room, kid-friendly dining, and supervised childcare.

Balconies

Along with balconies, the 50 guestrooms offer minibars and room service. In-room massages, hair dryers, and showers are also available.

Garden Cottage

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$442 per night

Deluxe Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Beachside Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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About the Miniloc Island Resort

Location Miniloc Island, El Nido, Palawan 5313

Property Features

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the white sand beach. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or kick back in the shade with complimentary cabanas and umbrellas. Free breakfast is available daily. There's a restaurant on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star El Nido resort.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 1982
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas on the beach (free)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Puerto Princesa (PPS) (283.5 km / 176.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Miniloc Island Resort offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars. Rooms open to balconies. Bathrooms include showers, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Clubhouse Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the resort include a private beach and an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing nearby

Spa Services

  • Massages on beach
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests must arrange land transport to El Nido if traveling from Puerto Princesa. Please note that it takes approximately 6 hours. The property provides scheduled boat transfers (schedule is subject to change). No boat transfers are available after 5PM from Miniloc, Lagen and Pangulasian, and none are available after 3 PM from Apulit. For more details, please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property is located on an island and is accessible only by boat. Guests must arrange land transport on their own to El Nido if traveling from Puerto Princesa (approximately 6-hours drive). The property provides scheduled boat transfers between El Nido Resorts Jetty Lounge and Miniloc Island. The boat departs from El Nido at 8:45 AM, 11:45 AM, 1 PM, and 3:45 PM. The boat departs from Miniloc Island at 5:30 AM, 6:45 AM, 9:45 AM, 1:30 PM, and 2:45 PM. The property recommends that guests arrange boat transfers prior to booking their flights.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled time 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This resort does not permit drones on the property. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: PHP 4000.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: PHP 4000.00

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Miniloc
  • Miniloc Island
  • Miniloc Island El Nido
  • Miniloc Island Resort
  • Miniloc Island Resort El Nido
  • Miniloc Resort
  • El Nido Resort Miniloc Island Hotel El Nido
  • El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island Palawan Island

You should know

  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by airplane and boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Miniloc Island Resort offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.