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Featured Hostels in Manila

Humble Hut Hostel
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Located in Malate, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Remedios Circle, Robinson's Place and Malate Church. Rajah Sulayman Park and Philippine General ...

3.9/5Good! (14 reviews)
A NIGHT OF EXPERIENCE

"STAYED JUST TO TAKE A REST FOR A LONG DRIVE FROM MARIVELES, BATAAN"…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2019

Humble Hut Hostel
Crossroads Hostel Manila
The price is P550 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct

Located in Highway Hills, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Shangri-La Mall and SM Megamall. Robinsons Galleria Mall and Greenhills Shopping Center are ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)
Value For Money Hostel near Shaw MRT Station

"It's amazing! Only walking distance from MRT Shaw Station. Just google map the exact street. You need to turn an extra left to see Mariveles Street. The hostel is a good quiet place to sleep. Clean and well-maintained. Shared bathrooms are good too. They provide toiletries like (Towels, Shampoo, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Crossroads Hostel Manila
Lub d Philippines Makati - Hostel
The price is P2,922 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov

Located in Downtown, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Century City, A. Venue Mall and Ayala Center. Glorietta Mall and Makati Medical Center are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (248 reviews)

"Quality of interior materials used in the rooms and the bathrooms. The wide enough stairs in going up the upper deck."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Lub d Philippines Makati - Hostel

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OYO 134 The Bedstation
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is P939 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct

Located in Plainview, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Century City and A. Venue Mall. Glorietta Mall and Ayala Center are also within 2 miles (3 km). Boni ...

3.4/5 (11 reviews)
Not Professional

"They had us pay extra without disclosing the information right before availment."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2018

OYO 134 The Bedstation
Stay Malate Hostel
The price is P948 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct

Located in Malate, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Malate Church, Manila Bay and Robinson's Place. Baywalk and Philippine General Hospital are also ...

3.3/5 (21 reviews)

"clean and Affordable"…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

Stay Malate Hostel
Tambayan Capsule Hostel
2 out of 5
1607 Bocobo Street, Malate, Manila
The price is P357 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct

Located in Malate, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Robinson's Place and Philippine General Hospital. Manila Bay and Rizal Park are also within 15 minutes. ...

3.8/5Good! (90 reviews)
Reasonably proced but great

"The price was reasonable. Howe3ver, the amenities and ambiance were great!! I loved it. I will stay there again!!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Tambayan Capsule Hostel
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The price is P2,841 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov

Located in Downtown, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Century City, Glorietta Mall and A. Venue Mall. Greenbelt Shopping Mall and Ayala Center are also ...

Draper Startup House for Entrepreneurs
Dormitels.ph UST - Hostel
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Located in Sampaloc, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of University of Santo Tomas and Far Eastern University. Quiapo Church and SM City Manila are also ...

4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)

"The accommodation is so good with the friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Dormitels.ph UST - Hostel
Our Awesome Hostel
The price is P1,175 per night from 4 Nov to 5 Nov

Located in Pinagkaisahan, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Ayala Center, SM Aura Premier and Greenbelt Shopping Mall. Fort Bonifacio and Resorts World Manila ...

3.5/5Good! (71 reviews)

"The staff only really cares about their salary and no effort is taken to make guest more comfortable or socialize amongst each other. Lilly is the only staff member worthy of praise."…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2018

Our Awesome Hostel
Happy to Mingle Hostel @ Manila Airport
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Located in Moonwalk, this hostel is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from SM City BF Parañaque and within 6 miles (10 km) of City of Dreams Manila and Manila Bay. Fort Bonifacio ...

3.1/5 (8 reviews)
Near the airport

"Its a family home combined with a hostel. I enjoyed talking with the mother and the daughters were nice too."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Happy to Mingle Hostel @ Manila Airport
Happy Turtle Hostel
The price is P1,000 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct

Located in Socorro, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Ali Mall and Smart Araneta Coliseum. St. Luke's Medical Center and Greenhills Shopping Center are ...

Happy Turtle Hostel
Despacito Rooms Near Airport
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Located in Moonwalk, this hostel is 2.6 mi (4.3 km) from SM City Bicutan and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Manila Bay. Fort Bonifacio and City of Dreams Manila are also ...

3.1/5 (7 reviews)

"The location is fairly difficult to find but the price is excellent. The restroom is shared with other guests."…"

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Despacito Rooms Near Airport
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Dusit Thani Manila

Dusit Thani Manila

5 out of 5
Arnaiz Ave, Ayala Center, Makati, Manila
The price is P4,400 per night from 7 Nov to 8 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (1,268 reviews)

"People are very nice and helpful. Hope to continue the generosity."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2020

Dusit Thani Manila
Copacabana Apartment Hotel

Copacabana Apartment Hotel

3 out of 5
The price is P2,326 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
3.8/5Good! (999 reviews)

"Its nice and clean perfect for all kind of travellers."…"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Copacabana Apartment Hotel
Alicia Apartment

Alicia Apartment

2.5 out of 5
The price is P1,623 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
3.9/5Good! (136 reviews)

"Decent place near the airport. Located in a tight street"…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Alicia Apartment
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for a low-cost place to stay in Manila, one of the 55 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Manila for good value, so you can save more for exploring. You can check out the churches and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as attractions like the Chinatown.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Manila?

Good weather's always better when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically April and May, while December and March are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 33° C and night-time temperatures average 21° C
  • April-June: 34° C is the daytime average and 22° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 32° C and night-time averages are around 23° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 21° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 2058 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Manila?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • SM Mall of Asia
  • San Agustin Church
  • Rizal Park
Natural Features
  • Baywalk
  • Paco Park
  • Rajah Sulayman Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Dulaang Rajah Sulayman Theatre
  • Bahay Tsinoy
  • Manila Metropolitan Theatre

Generally, Manila is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Monuments
  • Churches
  • Cultural attractions
  • Restaurants
  • Entertainment
  • Live music
  • Cafes

How to Get to Manila and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in Manila (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl.), located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) away from the city centre. Once you're on the ground, you may want to make use of public transport. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Carriedo LRT Station, Central LRT Station and Recto LRT Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Manila Tutuban Station, Manila Espana Station or Manila Laong Laan Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Manila?
By choosing a hostel you can reduce your spending on lodging and use more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your stay. You can check out the churches and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Manila?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start looking: Humble Hut Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Robinson’s Place. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and a pool table. You’ll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms. Crossroads Hostel Manila - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Shaw Boulevard Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and air conditioning. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries. Lub d Philippines Makati - Hostel - Located steps from A. Venue Mall. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. You’ll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms. OYO 134 The Bedstation - Located within a 20-minute walk of A. Venue Mall. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels, showers, and desks in all rooms. Tambayan Capsule Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Pedro Gil LRT Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar.
How many hostels are there in Manila?
If you’re searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Manila, one of Expedia’s 77 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Manila?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually April and May with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 78°F. The rainiest months in Manila are July, August, September, and June, with each month seeing an average of 14 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Manila?
Overall, Manila is known for its monuments, churches, and restaurants. Major attractions include Rizal Park, Manila Ocean Park, and SM Mall of Asia. Get out into nature with places like Paco Park, Baywalk, and Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center. Cultural attractions include Manila Metropolitan Theatre, Casa Manila Museum, and National Museum of the Philippines.
What's the best way to get to and around Manila while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Manila in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Ninoy Aquino Intl. Airport (MNL), 6.5 mi (10.4 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit to get around. Take advantage of metro transit at Carriedo LRT Station, Central LRT Station, and Recto LRT Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Manila Tutuban Station, Manila Espana Station, or Manila Laong Laan Station.