Hotel guide: the best and nicest hotels in the Philippines!

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You’ll find the nicest hotels, hostels and accommodations for the Philippines in this hotel guide. So cool! You are going to make a trip through the Philippines! This beautiful country in Southeast Asia has so many different islands. Are you looking for pearly white beaches and turquoise sea? Then the Philippines are you go to!


Hotel guide: The best places to sleep in the Philippines!

Below we have listed the nicest places to sleep in the Philippines. This always includes a budget option (hostel, basic guesthouse or accommodation that costs no more than € 25). You will find a more luxurious option in the middle of every ride. Often this is a hotel with a swimming pool, nice breakfast and a price of between € 25 and € 60. And finally, you will find a luxury option for every destination. These are beautiful hotels where you will be pampered and spoiled. The prices range from € 60 to € 350 per night.

Map of the Philippines:

Travel and hotel guide for the Philipines Itinerary for the Philipines

For your convenience, we created a simple map of the Philippines. This gives you an idea where all the places are located on the map. It is also directly a cool itinerary for a four-week trip to the Philippines. The following places are covered in this hotel guide: Manila, Palawan (including Puerto Princesa, Port Barton, El Nido), Coron, Cebu, Bohol, Boracay, Siargao, Siquijor.

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The best hotels in Manila: beautiful accommodation!

There is a good chance that your journey will start in Manila, but you don’t have to stay here long. The capital of the Philippines is not that interesting. The best area to stay is Makati, which is safe and is relatively close to the airport. Perfect for your first or last night in the Philippines! In this hotel guide three beautiful hotels for in Manila:

Z Hostel €Z hostel Manila Makati

Z Hostel is the budget option in Makati, Manila. This spaciously designed hostel has dorms, but also double rooms. You can sleep here for as little as 35 euros in a private room including breakfast (two persons).

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Lub d Philippines Lub D Philippines Manila Makati

This modern hotel has spacious rooms and a pleasant common area. The accompanying restaurant seems to come from a hip magazine. You can sleep here for as little as 41 euros (two persons).

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Discovery Primea Discovery Primea Manila Makati

Close your holiday in style? Then sleep the last night in this wonderful luxury hotel. There is a gym, a beautiful infinity pool and you are close to the many malls! You can sleep here from € 214 (two persons).

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Are you going to Palawan? Make sure to check out this free travel guide about this fantastic island!


Where do you sleep in Puerto Princesa (Palawan)?

If you go to Palawan you will most likely fly to Puerto Princesa from Manila or Cebu. There is not much to do in this city. You often spend the night here before you continue your travel to the wonderful beaches of Palawan! Below a number of good hotels in Puerto Princesa.

Mariafe Inn Hotel

Mariafe Inn Puerta PrinncesaMariafe Inn is close to the airport and restaurants are just steps away. The rooms are spacious and clean. You can sleep here from as little as 20 euros (two persons).

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Blue Lagoon Inn & Suites €€

Blue Lagoon Inn Suites Puerto PrincesaClose to the airport and including airport shuttle. This is a simple hotel, but with a nice swimming pool. Great for a night on the way to Port Barton or El Nido. From 25 euros per night (two persons).

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Canvas Boutique hotel €€€

Canvas Boutique Hotel Puerta PrincescaLooking for luxury and more comfort? Then choose Canvas Bouqitue hotel. This hotel has design rooms, great breakfast and a top swimming pool. From 45 euros per night (two persons).

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The nicest hotels and resorts in Port Barton!

You should definitely not skip Port Barton when you go to Palawan. This is a wonderfully quiet spot right on the beach. Although, Port Barton is not large, there are more than enough accommodations, restaurants and cafes. Here you can cool off in the water, snorkel and admire huge starfish. Ries got his diving license in Port Barton! Below some very nice hotels in Port Barton!

Deep Moon Resorts €Deep Moon Resort Port BartonThe ultimate island feeling: a cabin on the beach and at night you hear the waves crash on the sand. You can follow yoga twice a day and then eat the best smoothie bowls on the beach. From 11 euros per night (2 persons).

Ausan Beach Front Cottages  €€Ausan Beach Front Cottages Port BartonThese nice houses are located right on the beach. Every morning you can walk straight into the sea and enjoy all the beauty around you. There is air conditioning (if there is electricity of course). From 30 euros per night (2 persons).

Rubin Resort €€€Rubin Resort Port BartonThe only hotel (currently) in Port Barton with a swimming pool. So if you are tired of the salty sea, jump into the wonderful swimming pool water! From 66 euros per night including breakfast (two persons).


Looking for an itinerary for Palawan? Read here our two-week itinerary!


Best hostels and resort to spend the night in El Nido!

The city of El Nido itself is not that special. It is quite busy and due to poor sanitation, food poisoning is always lurking. However, you do not come to El Nido for the town itself. You visit El Nido for its surroundings, from here you make the most beautiful day boat trips to beautiful islands with the wild rock formations. Multi-day sailing trips to Coron also depart from El Nido! Also very special to experience. Below are some hotels that will make your stay in El Nido very enjoyable!

Spin Designer hostel €€

Spin Designer Hostel El NidoSuper nice hostel with a nice breakfast. Large rooms, huge beds and good clean! In addition, a great distance from the center. Something on the expensive side but well worth the money! From 50 euros per night (2 persons).

Frendz Hostel  €€€

Frendz Hotel El NidoEnthusiastic staff, hip decoration, good beds, large rooms and, as icing on the cake, a beautiful rooftop with swimming pool. A hostel for those who like a bit of luxury and comfort. From 88 euros per night (2 persons).

El Nido Resorts €€€€

El Nido Resorts Lagen IslandExtreme luxury is also an option in the Philippines! Overwater bungalows from 700 euros per night. It’s a lot of money, but what a luxury! Technically, this is not in El Nido, but on a private island a bit south of El Nido.


The best and nicest places to sleep on Coron!

Coron is a wonderful tropical island to visit. It is known for the many shipwrecks off the coast. Dive lovers will fall in love with this place. Furthermore, you can also easily island hopping to other beautiful islands with pearly white beaches. Finally, near Coron is an island with a large freshwater lake. Very special to visit. Below our favourite hotels of Coron:

Acacia Garden Inn €€

Acacia Garden Inn CoronThis attractive design hotel in Coron has modern, air-conditioned rooms and a nice lobby. The hotel is right in the centre of Coron Town. Prices start from 44 euros per night (2 persons).

Sunz & Coron resort €€

Sunz en Coron Resort CoronThis hotel in Coron has a swimming pool, air-conditioned rooms and tasty breakfast. There is also a shuttle service available that will take you to the city center for free. From 35 euros per night (2 people).

The Funny Lion €€€

The Funny Lion CoronFriends of ours stayed here and were very pleased with the great pool and the good drinks! The rooms are large, nice and clean. Prices start from 153 euros per night (2 people).


Not sure if you should go the Philipines yet? Read this blog containing 8 reasons why you should go!


Best hotels and hostels to sleep on Cebu!

Cebu City is a typical Asian city. Many people pass by on their way to Oslob. Here you can swim with whale sharks. We strongly advise against this: the circumstances under which this happens are bad for the animals. This experience will be far from ‘natural’. You can also go canyoning on the island of Cebu, and you can easily travel on to Siquijor from here. The following hotels are located in Cebu City of Mactan, the district of the airport.

Little Norway
Little Norway Guesthouse

This cute little hotel is close to the airport. The rooms are simple, sometimes you share the bathroom. The owner does everything to make you feel at home. From 25 euros per night (two persons).

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Murals Hostel
Murals Hostel en Cafe

This fresh hostel in the middle of Cebu City has a cosy cafe and large rooms. You can choose a dorm or private bedroom. The food that is served is very tasty! From 28 per night (two persons).

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Abaca Boutique Resort
Abaca Boutique resort

This beautiful resort is very luxurious! Just 5 kilometers from the airport, this gem with infinity pool is located by the sea. You sleep here in a suite from 250 euros including a great breakfast (two people).

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The nicest accommodations in Bohol!

You visit Bohol to see the famous Chocolate Hills. This beautiful natural phenomenon consists of a thousand hills that turn brown in the months of March and April through the discolored grass. Please note, outside of these months, the Chocolate Hills are still beautiful to look at, but they really look different! Below three nice places to sleep on Bohol.

Fox and the Firefly Cottages €

Fox & Firefly cottages, Bohol, PhilipinesThis cute hotel is located next to a river. The clean rooms have a private bathroom (cold water). Next to that, look at the beautiful design of the houses! Prices start from 32 euros per night (two persons).

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Three Little Birds Resort €

Three Little Birds Bohol PhilipinesThis resort in quieter Anda is a gem. You have a swimming pool at your disposal and the rooms are very large. You sleep at the Three Little Birds Resort from 40 per night (two persons).

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Cabilao Sanctuary Beach 

Cabilao Sunctuary Beach Bohol PhilipinesDo you like diving and does your budget allow a splurge? Then choose this hotel. It is also a diving resort and has beautiful rooms! You sleep here in a suite from 81 euros (two persons).

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Where do you sleep on Borocay? The nicest hotels and hostels!

This is the most touristy place of the Philippines. The beaches are beautiful, but you will share them with hundreds of other tourists. Well Borocay is place to be if you want to party a lot! Below three nice hotels for this party island!

Levantin Resort €€

Levantin Borocay the PhilipinesLevantin Boracay is a resort on Bulabog Beach. The rooms are large and comfortable. The garden in which all the houses are also beautiful! From 50 euros per night (two persons).

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Westcliff Villa €

Bluewaves Westcliff VillaThis villa has a wonderful swimming pool! The rooms are nice and have air conditioning. White beach is only a five minute walk away. Prices start from 51 per night (two persons).

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357 Boracay Resort 

357 Boracay Resort PhilipinesThis beautiful resort is located directly on the beach and 500 meters from the famous White Beach. The rooms are fresh and comfortable. Spend the night from 78 euros including a great breakfast (two persons).

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The best and nicest hotels & hostels in Siargao:

Do you like surfing? Then make the trip to this surfing paradise. It is a bit out of the way, but that also ensures that there are fewer tourists! The food seems to be great here too.

Malijon Siargao €Malijon Siargao

Surrounded by green scenary and less than 200 meters from the beach are the cozy Malijon cottages. Simple but clean and with nice shared bathrooms. You can stay from as little as 32 euros (two persons).

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White Banana Beach Club €€
white banana beach club siargao

The beautiful decorated rooms of White Banana Beach Club are located on the beach. This is also the place to drink a cocktail in a hammock. You can sleep here for as little as 56 euros (two persons).

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Kalinaw Resort €€€Kalinaw Resort Siargao

Pure luxury, this hotel! It seems to come directly from a chic coffee table book and it is definitely not cheap. Each villa has its own swimming pool! You can sleep here from 350 euros including breakfast (two people).

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Spending the night in Siquijor: the best hotels and hostels!

Last but not least, the quiet Siquijor. It is nice and quiet here, with just the right chill vibe. Locals say that this is El Nido from 30 years ago. Sounds good doesn’t it? Here you have wonderful beaches where you can snorkel well.

Tagbaloyon Lodging House €

Pension Tagbalayon lodging PhilipinesThese bungalows are simple but clean. You are close to the beach and you can rent a scooter cheaply here. The owners are very hospitable and really help you with everything. From 22 euros (2 persons).

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Dolce Amore Resort €€

Dolce Amore Resort Siquijor the PhilipinesThis popular resort is located close to the beach. It has beautiful modern rooms and a nice swimming pool for a refreshing dip! You can sleep here for as little as 51 euros (two persons).

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Infinity Heights Resort €€€

Infinity Heights resort siquijor PhilipinesPure luxury, this hotel! Make sure you have a scooter, because it is located in a remote place. There are great rooms and a nice swimming pool. You can sleep here from 94 euros including a delicious breakfast (2 persons).

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