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Lanterna Hotel

0491 Bulabog Street, Malay, Aklan Province 5608 Philippines
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#54 of 256 B&Bs / Inns in Boracay
Lanterna Hotel and Home Kitchen in Boracay Island is a cosy villa located on Bolabog Street, about a 2 minute walk to Bolabog Beach (Kite Surfing Beach) and only a 10 minute walk to the White Beach and D’Mall. Ideal for couples, travellers and kiters who want to stay in a quiet place and still be centrally located to all the activities that Boracay Island has to offer. Lanterna Hotel is also the space of Luigi’s Home Kitchen offering authentic and traditional Italian dishes you won’t typically find in any mainstream Italian Restaurant. The Hotel Restaurant also welcomes guests outside of the Hotel but is by appointment only and with no menu. We cater a fully personal menu to all our customers with the freshest ingredients found in the local markets of Boracay according to the choice of either: fish/meat/ or vegetarian. To book a table for the same date please let us know before 12noon so we may have enough time to prepare a menu. We are also open for lunches but we only accept reservations made the day before lunching date.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Breakfast available
Snack bar
Shuttle bus service
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Filipino, Italian
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Marcosian wrote a review Mar 2021
Pasig, Philippines3 contributions
A few minutes walk from DMall to Bulabog Beach, Lanterna is a place to go for a holistic experience in Boracay. I started my day with the Yoga at the rooftop, they offer different types of yoga every morning. The place is so amazing and you can meet with tourist and locals alike who starts their day w meditation. The fresh breeze of the ocean wind gives you relaxing atmosphere. Afterwhich a healthy breakfast awaits you, they also have a wide array of vegetarian dishes to choose from. I may say the owners will make you feel at home.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Malu30 wrote a review Feb 2020
Kalibo, Philippines993 contributions105 helpful votes
You need to have a reservation to dine in this resto. We had our lunch here , but you have to call a day so they can prepare seafoods or other Italian meal that you would like to have. The owner is so gracious too 😃
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Kindra Calonia, Guest Services / Front Office at Lanterna Hotel
Responded 19 Feb 2020
Hi Malu30, Thank you so much for the lovely review. It really warms us to see that our guests and customers are enjoying our authentic Italian cuisine. Hope to see you back soon!
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Wade Lin wrote a review Aug 2019
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The first night, no hot water for shower, and employee couldn't fix for a hour. We wait for shower till 1 a.m. The second night, no room service to change tower and refill water. We asked them and want to get one, the owner said if we want water or anything. It need her permission. Really ridiculous for their service attitude.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Kikiroko, Front Office Manager at Lanterna Hotel
Responded 14 Oct 2019
It's a real shame to have reviews like these on our page as we are a very small family run business that work real hard to take care of our guests. We not only welcome them to our home but we show them a glimpse of what the Old Boracay used to be. All our rooms are actually supplied with two refillable water bottles and there are two fresh water gallons on the ground floor and one gallon on the third floor for guests staying on the top floor. It's a real shame because we tell all our guests that they can refill and have as much drinking water as they need for free. We hope that for future guests wanting to book with us that you actually read some other reviews and hope that this will not cloud your judgement! Anyways thank you for your review although we do not think it to be quite accurate at all, perhaps you we're just having a bad day!
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Mikaia26 wrote a review May 2019
Boracay, Philippines11 contributions1 helpful vote
We always visit this place as soon as we have time, to run away from crowded white beach and experience the savory Italian food. They have the best seafood pasta and carpaccio. Gladys and Luigi are the best..
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Date of stay: April 2019
Response from Kikiroko, Front Office Manager at Lanterna Hotel
Responded 14 Oct 2019
Thank you for the lovely review :) We're glad you enjoy our home-made pasta and carpaccio. Hopefully we will have new dishes to offer in the coming season! Please feel free to stop by whenever you want! Ciao
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ezpetni wrote a review Jan 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden16 contributions2 helpful votes
This place is exactly as shown in all their pictures and you get exactly what you expect and what you pay for. It's clean and new, with all the amenities and the rooms are big and wth nice design. Their lounge area is also pretty nice with big bed-couches. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Beware that at the moment there is construction going on all around so it can get loud. Also many roosters around. They also provide towels for the beach.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Kikiroko, Front Office Manager at Lanterna Hotel
Responded 03 Mar 2019
Hi Ezpetni! Thank you for the lovely review and comments. We hope you enjoyed your stay here and in Boracay despite the ongoing rehabilitation program :) Hope to see you again. Best Regards, Lanterna Team
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US$34 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
PhilippinesVisayasPanay IslandAklan ProvinceMalayBoracay
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lanterna Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Lanterna Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Boracay PubCrawl (0.2 km), Bulabog Beach (0.4 km), and Mystery Manila (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lanterna Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Lanterna Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Lanterna Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Lanterna Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Ruf Resto Bar, The Pig Out Bistro, and Mad Monkey Kitchen & Bar - Boracay.
Does Lanterna Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Lanterna Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Lanterna Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Lanterna Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, and Filipino.