Best Places for Backpackers in Manila, Philippines.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Manila, Philippines.

Top 33 hostels in Manila, Philippines.

These are the 33 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Manila, Philippines.

1
The Swagman Hotel

100 /100

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The Swagman Hotel

The Swagman Hotel Manila goes beyond value as it delights you with appetizing cuisines and stylish accommodations. Being a member of The Oriental Hotels and Resorts, this hotel offers the same standard and quality of service. The rooms hold the trademark interiors of earth colors and soothing hu...
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Heroes Hotel Manila

99 /100

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Heroes Hotel Manila

Opened in August 2017, Heroes Hotel offers a unique and rewarding experience for every guest—whether you’re a backpacker visiting the city for a few days, a family on vacation, or seasoned travelers on a business trip. Conveniently situated at the border of Manila and Makati, Heroes Hotel puts yo...
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3
Lub d Philippines Makati

96 /100

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Lub d Philippines Makati

Lub d Makati is the largest hostel in the Philippines and the perfect destination for all type of travelers, especially the millennials who want to find the best place to stay and meet like-minded travelers. Entering the second floor of the lobby zone to chill out, grab a coffee and delicious fo...
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4
San Agustin Residences

90 /100

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San Agustin Residences

San Agustin Residences is a sister-hostel of Makati Apartelle, one of the best budget-friendly, family-run location in Makati City. We have accommodations that are a cheaper alternative to hotels and offer better value than most hostels. Walkable to the best Malls in Makati city, restaurants, the...
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5
Manila-Z-Hostel

90 /100

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Manila-Z-Hostel

What started out as a concept for a traveler’s space has now become the heartbeat of a neighborhood turned capital-of-cool. Locals and visitors have seen the best of Manila skyline up in our world-renowned roofdeck, have met travel-buddies-now-lifelong-friends inside our dorm rooms, and have experie...
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6
V.I.P. Suite Hotel

87 /100

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V.I.P. Suite Hotel

In Makati, VIP Suite Hotel is a 15-minute drive from Ninoy Aquino International Airport. It includes a café and well-furnished rooms with a flat-screen cable TV. Wi-Fi and parking are free. Modern and cozy, rooms have hardwood floors and are brightly lit. Each comes with a personal safe, minibar...
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7
Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar

86 /100

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Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar

Located in the heart of the Manila, Tambayan Hostel offers comfortable, modern Capsule and private accommodations, dynamic food & beverage, and an authentic and relaxed vibe. Our shared rooms are individually designed and feature our Premier Capsules—designed for comfort and build-in privacy. Ea...
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8
Bahay Kubo Hostel

85 /100

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Bahay Kubo Hostel

Bahay Kubo hostel is a tropical island inspired converted heritage house built in 1949 that mirrors a tropical island resort atmosphere, an oasis to begin or end a traveling experience in the Philippines. Green plants and tropical inspired furnitures contributes to the very relaxing look where you...
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9
Haven Backpackers Hostel

85 /100

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Haven Backpackers Hostel

Welcome to HAVEN BACKPACKERS HOSTEL! an absolute spot for backpackers who wants to experience the 'True Manila'. A perfect place to stay before heading to your next journey :) Superbly ALL ACCESS to everything you might need. HAVEN is well-equipped with facilities that ensures fuss-free and a co...
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10
CozyDito Hostel

83 /100

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CozyDito Hostel

Experience the Cozy; warmth of Filipino when you stay “Dito”; here. CozyDito Hostel is a backpacking nest for all independent travelers across the globe. We offer utmost Filipino hospitality experience Dito “here”. Let us show you our way of “Feel at Home” during your whole stay with us. Our do...
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11
Cozee Monkey Backpackers Manila

80 /100

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Cozee Monkey Backpackers Manila

Cozee Monkey, the best kept secret in Manila, is the perfect place for backpackers to feel cozy, relax and right at home. It is more than a hostel but a community of people who only look to have fun and enjoy what life has to offer. We are located at the in Metro Manila and very close from Ninoy Aqu...
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12
Pink Manila Hostel

80 /100

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Pink Manila Hostel

Pink Manila is a perfect place for all backpackers looking for a FUN place with an amazinggggg view of the city, unlimited cold beer and mixed drinks available, positive vibes, good atmosphere and most of all where you can meet new people, socialize and have fun! We are located in the 'penthouse'...
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13
1 River Central

79 /100

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1 River Central

(NEWLY RENOVATED NOVEMBER 2016!) Experience the hospitality of the Filipino people right in the heart of Philippine's financial and entertainment district Makati, without breaking your bank. 1 River Central is a new 30 bed backpacker hostel in between the lively city life of Makati and the mig...
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14
Our Melting Pot

79 /100

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Our Melting Pot

Our Melting Pot Hostel is certainly your home away from home. We are located right in the heart of Makati City yet provide backpackers the homiest experience, ever! Free Wifi, Hot/Cold shower, Air-conditioned rooms, bunk beds with curtains for privacy, lockers and spacious lounge and dining area...
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15
Wanderers Guest House

77 /100

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Wanderers Guest House

Such a perfect place to meet fellow travelers, A home away from home. We have kitchen for the guest wherein they can cook their own food. We have a cozy lounge area where in you can chill while watching movie and chit chatting with some other guest. We have mini bars also that you can buy drinks for...
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16
Makati Junction Hostel

77 /100

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Makati Junction Hostel

BEDS & SPACES From our one to two-bed privates to coed rooms and female dorms, Junction’s rooms are designed for comfort and guest experience. Design-driven with industrial-inspired interiors, our rooms are equipped with all you need for a relaxing and exciting stay in the city. LIVING SPACES...
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17
Christopher B&B, Apartments Restaurant and Biergar

76 /100

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Christopher B&B, Apartments Restaurant and Biergar

Our B&Band Biergarten are located on 2.4 kilometer from the ninoy Aquino international airport terminal 1, with all comfort and free FAST 64 mbs internet speed on 4 routers. Helpful owner and staff makes in our microbrewery 12 homemade beers free tasting dailyh from 7-8.30 PM, and tell you were to...
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18
Happy to Mingle Hostel @ Manila Airport

73 /100

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Happy to Mingle Hostel @ Manila Airport

We are an airport area hostel only 10 minutes away from NAIA Terminals 1 and 2, and 15-20 minutes away to NAIA Terminal 3 via Skyway. We have 24-hour checkin and 24-hour reception and can accommodate late checkout, depending on availability. We also offer the following for free: wifi, parking, toile...
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19
Leesons Residences

69 /100

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Leesons Residences

Discover clean, cozy spaces that sufficiently meet your requirements without being hard in your pocket. Our rooms boast useful facilities such as free WiFi Internet access, refrigerator, and private toilet and bath. Trust our dependable support features to make sure you enjoy a worry-free stay. We o...
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20
8Hostel

67 /100

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8Hostel

8Hostel is the smartest choice for you who are looking for affordable accommodation with outstanding service. Staying at 8Hostel will surely satisfy you with its great hospitality and affordable price. The 8Hostel - Condotel located at Unit 102 ground floor of Isabelle de hidalgo Condominium be...
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21
Tarasa Hostel

63 /100

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Tarasa Hostel

Tarasa comes from the Filipino phrase 'Tara sa' which means 'let's go'. It is a play on words which ultimately invites you to come enjoy our simple fare, and delightful hospitality. Tarasa Hostel is a great hostel that offers you good value the budget-conscious traveller. Tarasa Hostel offers a...
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22
The Fort Hostel

63 /100

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The Fort Hostel

Conveniently located at the centre of two bustling party districts, Makati and Bonifacio Global City, The Fort Hotel promises to be your perfect starting point around the must sees of Metro Manila and beyond. We are just a few minutes away from the shopping centers, offices, embassies, bars and club...
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23
Urban Hostel Makati

63 /100

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Urban Hostel Makati

Guaranteed to be at the BEST LOCATION, Urban Hostel Makati is the Best starting point in your Manila stop. We are literally 30 seconds walk from malls, convenience stores, pub district, bars, night markets, business district, and other tourist attractions. We offer the best quality and best valued a...
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24
The Good Shepherd Hostel

61 /100

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The Good Shepherd Hostel

The Good Shepherd Hostel is the youngest sibling in Our Melting Pot Hostel family - your trusted budget accommodation provider, twice recognized as the Best Hostel in the Philippines. Not a luxury hostel. Not a boutique hostel. There is no lift which means guests need to climb the stairs to the t...
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Lokal Hostel

61 /100

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Lokal Hostel

With comfortable budget accommodations, personalized service, and an exciting location, backpackers will find Lokal Hostel offers a uniquely immersive experience of the local scene. Hospitable service and basic amenities provide an easy-going stay for its guests to take rest. Vibrant murals by some...
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26
Townhouse Hotel

56 /100

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Townhouse Hotel

The Townhouse Hotel / Hostel Manila owned and operated by Bill and Lorna, after traveling the world in the 1970s and 80s after high school and university, stayed in guest houses, yeogwans, pensionnes, ryokans, campgrounds and native style beach huts then decided to start a family so in 1986, opened...
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27
Makati Apartelle

51 /100

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Makati Apartelle

Every room has its own air- con, a 21'' LCD flat-screen TV with international channels, a refrigerator, one (1) double bed (sleeps two people, 48 inches by 75 inches in size), a kitchen, a private bath w/ hot and cold shower,electric fans, an electric kettle, a couch/living room set, a dining set,...
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49 /100

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Casa Nicarosa Hotel & Residences

Greetings! Casa Nicarosa Hotel is a hidden treasure in the heart of Manila. It is set to welcome business travelers and tourists to its charming and serene home. Guests can choose from any of its affordable, spacious standard, deluxe and suite accommodations. All our rooms are for single o...
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29
Islas 8817 Guesthouse

37 /100

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Islas 8817 Guesthouse

Islas 8817 Guesthouse is the second nearest property from all airport terminals in Manila (1st Townhouse). We recommend you check the Google map and find that the guesthouse is only 15 minutes from the airport. The place is so convenient in case you will have to fly the next day. You can spend on...
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30
BGC Boutique Hostel and Dorm

0 /100

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BGC Boutique Hostel and Dorm

HOTEL OVERVIEW Being one of the Best Boutique Hostel in Makati, We provide a wide range of Services guaranteed to satisfy the needs of Both Business Guest and Travelers. BGC Guest enjoys complimentary wireless Internet in all guest rooms and Hostel Facilities. All guests can satisfy 24 hours access...
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BGC Hostel & Dorm

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BGC Hostel & Dorm

BGC Hostel Manila it’s an ideal place for exploring one of the riches cities in the country. BGC Hostel is a 10-minutes drive away from University Belt, Quiapo, Quezon City, Shopping Malls and other City attractions. The main road is within walking distance. Shuttle service is provided anywhere in t...
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Makati Loft 327

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Makati Loft 327

Conveniently located near Rockwell (5-8 mins walk), Ateneo Graduate School (15 mins walk), Makati Avenue (15-18 mins walk), BGC (15-20 mins drive), Greenbelt (10-15 mins drive), International Airport (30 mins drive) and other premier destination, our place is in a low-density 5-floor building. Publ...
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Leez Inn

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Leez Inn

Give in to a pleasurable holiday, as you bask in the relaxing ambiance of our simple but stylish accommodation in Manila. You can choose from our Superior, Deluxe, and King Rooms, which are all appointed with the essentials for a pleasant and comfortable stay. We have 32 spacious rooms that can...
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