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Happiness Hostel

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Overview of Happiness Hostel

Happiness Hostel

2.0 star property
Art Deco hostel in Barangay Buena Suerte with restaurant
10.0 out of 10 Exceptional
10.0/10 Exceptional

7 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
Serena Street, Buena Suerte, Palawan, El Nido, Palawan, 5313
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Library
  • Laundry service
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free parking nearby

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Barangay Buena Suerte
  • El Nido Main Beach - 1 min drive
  • Nacpan Beach - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Puerto Princesa Airport (PPS) - 108.1 miles/174 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Art Café - 1 min walk
  • SAVA Beach Bar - 4 min walk
  • Odessa Mama - 3 min walk
  • Angel Wish - 1 min walk
  • Cafe Athena - 1 min walk

About this property

Happiness Hostel

Happiness Hostel offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for PHP 350 per vehicle one-way. For a bite to eat, guests can check out Happiness Beach Bar, which serves Middle Eastern cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


English, Filipino

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 6 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free offsite parking within 66 ft
  • Street parking available


  • Airport shuttle from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

What to do

  • Scooter/moped rentals
  • Boat tours
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beach nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • Coworking spaces


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Lockers available


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • 17 stairs to reach property
  • Smooth flooring in public areas
  • Smooth flooring in room

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Fan

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Electrical adapters/chargers


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

Special features


Happiness Beach Bar - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Middle Eastern cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of PHP 350 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 5 percent

Renovations and closures

This property will be closed from June 16 2023 to July 31 2023 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation is complete (completion date subject to change).


This property does not have elevators.
This property accepts credit cards, mobile payments and cash.
Mobile payment options include: GCash and PayPal.

Also known as

Happiness Hostel El Nido
Happiness El Nido
Happiness Hostel El Nido
Happiness Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Happiness Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation El Nido

Frequently asked questions

Is Happiness Hostel currently open?
This property will be closed from June 16 2023 to July 31 2023 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation is complete (completion date subject to change).
Does Happiness Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Happiness Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Happiness Hostel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Happiness Hostel?
No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Happiness Hostel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM on request. The charge is PHP 350 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Happiness Hostel?
You can check in from 2 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Happiness Hostel and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, and boat tours. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours.
Are there restaurants at or near Happiness Hostel?
Yes, Happiness Beach Bar offers Middle Eastern cuisine and ocean views.
What's the area around Happiness Hostel like?
Happiness Hostel is located near El Nido Main Beach in Barangay Buena Suerte, a short 1-minute walk from Bacuit Bay and 18 minutes' walk from Corong Corong Beach.







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Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

Even in a monsoon this place delivers on its name
Andrew, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

What a great little hostel in an excellent location. The staff were friendly, and the facility was very clean.
Danny, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

6-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Fabian, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

LAAM, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing place
6-night trip
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