MNLgo Approved Hostels in Metro Manila
Hostels in Manila are homey, quaint, and sometimes weirdly quirky (in a good way). Suitable for travelers of all ages who are on a budget, Metro Manila hostels are definitely a fun way to explore and experience life in the metro, as well as sleep in the city whilst keeping your budget safe – a great way meet new people, too.
Out of the vast number of hostels in this mega city, these are MNLgo handpicked and approved budget hostel accommodations that doesn’t take the fun out of traveling on a budget.
Z Hostel (Poblacion Makati)
Probably one of the hippest hostels in town, this hostel is also a destination in itself. On top of already having concept bars beside it and in the whole of the Poblacion area, it also has its own rooftop bar that's flocked by locals and tourists. A great starting point in your MNL visit.
Lokal Hostel (Poblacion Makati)
Lokal Hostel just screams Pinoy pride the moment you step in - from its wall murals to its hospitality, everything is truly Filipino. Its local feels and homey vibe makes it an experience worth going for. Unique concept bars are just nearby as well. After all, concept bars are something the Poblacion area is known for.
Red Carabao Manila Hostel (Santa Cruz, Manila)
Go solo, leave with amazing new friends. We thinks this is Red Carabao's specialty - making friends out of strangers. With raving reviews on TripAdvisor, Red Carabao also offers a great view of the old metro and a very friendly vibe that'll make you feel right at home. Plus, its distinct location gives you convenient access to Old Manila and its historic spots - photo walk, anyone? This hostel also hosts charitable activities and tours, perfect to those with a golden heart.
Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar (Malate)
Tambayan literally means "hangout place", and with its modern yet quirky and spacious interiors, it definitely makes for a great hangout spot with friends after a day or night out (it has a great location in Malate area). Tambayan hostel features modern capsule beds, ensuring your privacy and comfort during your stay.
The Fort Budget Hotel (Makati BGC)
Literally a budget hostel, there is no nonsense in their rooms - just nice and spacious room and bed for you to sleep in. The great thing about this is its proximity to both Makati and BGC (Bonifacio Global City), making it a convenient hostel option that's worth the money.
Junction Hostels (Poblacion Makati)
A designer hostel that fits the budget just right. Junction hostel uses upcycled industrial materials in its quirky interior design, with bold colors and clever use of furnitures and spaces. Junction hostel also happens to have its own co-working space with Wi-Fi and every office need you might have (day pass = ₱600) including coffee, perfect for startup founders out there who are into traveling, too.
BGC Boutique Hostel and Dorm (Makati BGC)
With artfully designed interior and spacious facilities, this hostel also knows you want your privary so they've equipped their bunkbeds with privacy curtains. The BGC hostel is sandwiched between vibrant Makati and upscale BGC The Fort area, giving you plenty of options when deciding where to go next.
Our Melting Pot Hostel (Makati)
Conveniently located so close to the happenings of Burgos, Makati Ave., and Poblacion nightlife, this hostel gives off its homey feeling to its guests, allowing them to cook in the kitchen alongside a space to make room for foosball, billiards, and darts.
BGC Hostel and Dorm (Quezon City)
For those wishing to stay up north of Manila, this nice and artsy hostel in Quezon City is just a walking feat from Fisher Mall, Quezon Avenue, and Amoranto Sports Complex.
Food District Hostel (Kapitolyo Pasig)
Food District Hostel's modern design and pleasant rooms are well complemented by this hostel's close proximity to many of Pasig area's street food avenues and food parks.
MNL Boutique Hostel (Poblacion Makati)
This artsy boutique hostel near the party hubs of Poblacion, Makati hosts BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) nights on the street, and local specialties like Lambanog (coconut liquor) and streetfood such as balut are the star here. Perfect for travelers who want to experience local living and join new friends in Makati nightlife.
Crossroads Hostel Manila (Mandaluyong)
Just a few minutes walk from SM Megamall, Shangri-la Plaza, Shaw Blvd. MRT Station, this nice and clean neighborhood hostel boasts of great reviews from its guests - aside from its proximity to major establishments and proper rooms, it's also because of its attentive staff that guests have come to love.
Photos from the pages of Crossroads Hostel Manila, MNL Boutique Hostel, Lions Den, Our Melting Pot Hostel, Pink Manila Hostel, BGC Hostel, Junction Hostels, The Fort Budget Hotel, Tambayan Hostel, Red Carabao Manila, Lokal Hostel, Z Hostel