One of the most popular hostels in Boracay registered with Hostelworld, Trafalgar Cottages are the budget traveller's ideal.
Simple, spotlessly clean and very affordable; it is conveniently located in the centre of the island, about 3 minutes walk from the White Beach next to the E-Mall. Free wi-fi access is now available. It is a small, friendly, family run hostel with a range of room sizes (from single up to 5 pax), with trustworthy, helpful owners. The lush tropical vegetation provides a shady atmosphere.
All standard cottages are fan cooled and include a private balcony with hammock, private bathroom with toilet, cold shower and washbasin. Deluxe Cottages are air conditioned, but there is no TV or hot shower. No stand-by generator.
There are also some basic budget rooms designed for backpackers with shared bathroom and balcony. All rooms are kept immaculately clean. Budget rooms have shared bathroom and balcony.
A central, common dining area provides a space for guests to get together and compare experiences. Coffee, tea and mineral water are on sale.
You pay your own terminal fee and boat/tricycle fares and send your expected time of arrival in advance. Check-in time is 12 noon-2pm and check-out is before 12 noon; if you plan to arrive early or leave late please contact the hostel beforehand.
Balance payments should be paid in cash (pesos, US$, Euros) on arrival. We are unable to accept any payment by credit/debit card.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Air Conditioning
- Breakfast not included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free Wifi
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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From Manila you can take a flight either to Kalibo or Caticlan. From Iloilo there are buses to Caticlan. At Caticlan, tourists need to pay P100 terminal fee and P75 environmental fee.Then, take a boat to Cagban entry port in Boracay. The boat costs P25-P50 and takes about 15 minutes.
Ask the tricycle driver from Cagban to drop you at E-MALL or ABRAMS SPA , Trafalgar is located behind the new souvenir shops at d'Original Talipapa. Tricycle fare is P100/trip (max4-5 pax)
Probably best to email your approximate time of arrival, so that we can give you better directions.
Near station 3, ask the tricycle driver to drop you at E-Mall, (Not D'Mall) opposite Abrams Spa on the main road, and behind the new souvenir shops at 'd'Original Talipapa'.If you are coming from the beach it is behind Boracay Sands Hotel and Isla Bonita resort.