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palaka house,san miguel island,Rawis,,albay

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Alex & Helen

palaka house,san miguel island,Rawis,,albay

Alex & Helen User Profile
10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
3 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
3 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Sparkling clean2 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.

electricity, fresh water,(2 scources),mature gardens,beach,,,25 mins by boat from Tabaco pier. .3 balconies, 1 aircon & fans, the housekeepers father Jojo, has his own ferry boat to carry 20 passengers,at local costs ,ie 1000 pesos to and from the island,(private),,the daughter Charm is the housekeeper and she can cook and clean daily, some small tips welcome after staying,, if more than 5 persons ( children under 3 years are free) there will extra charges at £3.00 per person.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Cable TV
Essentials
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace
TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
3 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 3 floor mattresses

House Rules

Self check-in with building staff

Availability

5 Reviews

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Communication
Cleanliness
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Frank User Profile
Frank
August 2018
Never again and i go to advocat
Alex & Helen User Profile
Response from Alex & Helen:
This fellow,Frank Kunaht, is not a normal guest, water and electricity was available at all times, he would not allow the housekeeper in to clean or check the house ,she wondered why ,,after 7 days of all the guests being locked in the house,we got the police and social services to check, they took him away from the house for being abusive and the filipinas there, 11 of them ,i personally had to pay 20000 to get them home to naga city, he was very rude and upsettling the village people, ie ,just walking inside the houses,and being german, his understanding was that as he had paid for renting the house he could then do as he wished, he also damaged some cupboards and was thinking he could be a boss to the locals,we returned his money and he was not allowed by the police to return to the island house ,his belongings were taken to tabaco pier for him, he had not any respect for the house or the housekeeper ,, ,do not advise any airbnb hosts to allow him to reside in there place. good luck
August 2018
Julien User Profile
Julien
July 2018
After having traveled 30+ countries, our stay on San Miguel island in Alex's house clearly was one of our most interesting and meaningful experience. Charm, Georges and Jojo took really good care of us, cooking good meals, introducing us to the village and surroundings and checki…
Rita User Profile
Rita
June 2018
Clean and quiet villa, beautiful view,yummy food and best people there. Alex is a incredible nice host.He tried so hard to contact me so as to make arrangement perfect. Charm,George and JoJo are with great manners, definitely are extremely hard-working and reliable helpers in A…
Jay User Profile
Jay
December 2017
Great relaxing place. Boat is available and Jojo the boatman is very helpful to accommodate you anywhere you like to go. The caretaker lady “Charm” is great and cooked for all 9 of us. Highly recommended this place for anyone wanting a place to relax. Beautiful surroundings.
Magnus User Profile
Magnus
April 2016
The place was as advertised and a very nice place to stay at. We where well taken care of and enjoyed our stay immensely. A really relaxing place which we'd really love to return to.

Hosted by Alex & Helen

Brighton, United KingdomJoined in February 2016
Alex & Helen User Profile
5 Reviews
Married, 29 years,We live in UK, Helen born in Manila, I was born in Oxford UK, relatives are from san Miguel island (where the house is) the place is not touristy and very simple people there, housekeeper and family live in the village and are in attendance 24 hrs if needs ,ma…
Languages: English, Sign Language, Tagalog
Response rate: 67%
Response time: within an hour
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