Traveling is becoming a more accessible dream now, especially with deals and promos constantly popping up. Even better, there are more and more hotels actively courting travelers working with a limited budget. So much so that, all over the country, budget hotel chains provide affordable accommodations without skimping on quality. Here’s our list of recommended budget friendly hotels in Manila and more!
Since it first opened in 2005, the Eurotel chain of hotels has grown to become a thriving brand. It’s got nine hotels in parts of Metro Manila and Luzon, and bills itself as the country’s number one businessman’s hotel.
Why here? The nine Eurotel Hotels are in great locations. Eurotel Pedro Gil, for instance, is just 10 to 15 minutes away from such spots like the Malate Church and Remedios Circle. Eurotel Baguio, meanwhile, is just a little over five minutes away from Burnham Park. All Eurotel Hotels also have 3-star ratings.
Rates. You can book a room at a Eurotel Hotel for as low as P1127.50, inclusive of breakfast.
This line of hotels started back in 2010 in Thailand, and has since expanded to the Philippines, Indonesia, and Japan. Currently, the chain has 10 hotels in the country, and is looking to add eight more hotels in Metro Manila and Cebu.
Why here? The Red Planet hotels in the country just underwent a renovation last year, and now boast of bright, modern lobbies. Apple computers are also available in the lobby for the use of Red Planet guests, and they also boast of having “unrivalled” speed when it comes to their WiFi connection.
Rates. Red Planet Hotels offer rates as low as P1750.
Gran Prix Hotels
Made up of six hotels in Luzon and the Visayas, the Gran Prix chain of hotels prides itself on safe and clean accommodations. Its three Metro Manila locations, in particular, are perfect for the city explorer on a budget.
Why here? Location is what makes the Gran Prix hotels a great option. Its Quezon City hotel is just walking distance from several bus stations, which makes it a perfect starting point for further travels throughout Luzon. Meanwhile, its Pasay location is just 12 minutes away from the SM Mall of Asia. Gran Prix Manila, on the other hand, is less than 20 minutes away from Rizal Park.
Rates. A Gran Prix hotel room start as low as P1634.50, inclusive of breakfast.
This particular chain has 7 hotels in Metro Manila and one in Puerto Princesa. It boasts of personalized service and great locations. Because of their locations near major thoroughfares, the Fersal hotel chain bills itself as an ideal jump-off point for business or leisure trips.
Why here? The location of several Fersal hotels certainly prove their claims true. Fersal Hotel Manila, for instance, is right in the midst of the University Belt. It’s Puerto Princesa hotel, on the other hand, is less than 10 minutes away from the airport.
Rates. Room rates at the Fersal hotels can start as low as P1487.50, inclusive of breakfast.
This chain of hotels has branches in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, and is a homegrown chain that has now expanded to Japan. Its distinctive green and white signage is easily recognizable, especially by those who take the MRT on a daily basis.
Why here? If you want to rest immediately after a long flight, Go Hotels are a good option. Their Manila Airport Road hotel is less than 10 minutes away from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Meanwhile, both its Dumaguete and Davao hotels are less than 20 mins from their respective airports.
Rates. Room rates at Go hotels can start as low as P1442.56.
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