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10 Best Hostels in Manila (Metro Manila)

Metro Manila, or officially known as the National Capital Region, is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the Philippines. Of course, it includes Manila, the capital of the Philippines. This huge metropolitan has 16 cities. It has a huge international airport and is naturally a stopping point for foreigners visiting the Philippines to see its beauty.

But Metro Manila can be often overlooked. Of course, it’s not without its faults, like any huge dense cities, Manila is notorious for its traffic jams, noisy streets, and polluted air, but a huge majority of Filipinos from different parts of the country call it home. Visitors just have to look deeper to discover its beauty.

With the huge area it occupies, Metro Manila has countless attractions to offer in its vibrant cities. Some attractions are easily recognizable and some need visitors to exert some extra effort to reveal its hidden charms.

You won’t be disappointed as not only has Metro Manila played an important role in the country’s business sector, it’s also a culturally diverse vibrant area with a rich history dating back before the Spanish period.
Visitors attracted to visit the Metro will also discover that accommodations found in its cities are also divers, so let us introduce some of the best hostels in Metro Manila.

Lub D Philippines Makati

Lub D Philippines Makati is a 3-star hostel in Makati just a walk away from A.Venue Mall, and nearby Makati City Hall and other government offices in the city. Lub D Philippines Makati is the largest hostel in the country known for its modern design and amenities.

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Lub D Philippines Makati has over 200 guest rooms for travelers, offering several dormitory-type accommodations. The hostel offers deluxe or twin rooms and family rooms for those wanting more privacy. All the rooms are decorated with a modern design with air conditioning and free wifi. Private rooms come with a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV.

All guests will be provided with free toiletries and locker rooms during their stay. There is a shared bathroom, and common areas include a restaurant, lounge, game room, and many more. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

Z Hostel

Located in the bustling neighborhood of Poblacion, in Makati City, Manila’s financial center, Z Hostel is the perfect hostel for people looking for a great time or fun accommodation during their business trip.

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This 2-star hostel will provide guests everything they need and more. The hostel offers several dormitory type rooms including a women’s only room, each with custom made bunk beds, air conditioning, and a locker. Larger capacity rooms come with a sink and the women’s only room has its own vanity area.
The hostel also offers private rooms with a private bathroom for those wanting more privacy.

Guests will get to share a clean community bathroom, lounge, and complimentary wifi. There are an in-house restaurant and rooftop bar. And the hostel provides walking tours and social events for guests to enjoy. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar

Located right at the heart of Manila, Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar gives guests easy access to the conveniences of the city. This 2-star hostel provides premium capsule accommodations and shared areas for people wanting to explore the Philippines’ capital.

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Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar interior is akin to a traditional Filipino mansion and provides guests several modern accommodations. The hostel offers several rooms (mixed and females only) with capsule bunk beds. Each capsule has a privacy screen, outlets, and reading lights. They also offer private capsule rooms or and a double private room.

Each room is air-conditioned and guests will be provided with a spacious locker room to store their belongings. Complimentary wifi is available throughout the property, and the hostel provides a shared bathroom, lounge, cafe, 2 bars, and a rooftop restaurant. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

Innspired Hostel

Innspired Hostel is a newly established hostel located in the heart of Manila. It’s near several popular attractions of the city making it a great budget accommodation for sociable travelers. The hostel provides a colorful interior and comfortable modern amenities to its guests. The hospital staff of the hostel and its rooftop deck are some of the highlights of this hostel.

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Guests will get the best bang for their buck in Innspired Hostel. The hostel offers two types of accommodation: a dormitory-type room shared with other guests and a private double room for people who want more privacy. Both types of rooms have their own private bathroom complete with toilet and cold and hot shower and each guest will be treated with clean towels. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

Zula Hostel

Zula Hostel is located at the heart of Makati in the chic neighborhood of Poblacion. This 2-star hostel has a cheerfully decorated interior and offers 21 rooms for accommodation to travelers.

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The hostel has several mixed dorm rooms that can fit a number of guests ranging from 4 to 8 using custom made bunk beds with privacy curtains. They provide a private room for guests who want to have more privacy. Each room comes equipped with air conditioning, power outlets and shelves per bed, and a bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Guests will be provided with individual towels, complimentary wifi, and spacious lockers.

Each floor has a common area for guests to mingle. There’s also an in-house restaurant and bar. The hotel also offers events like music nights, tours, and yoga sessions. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

Our Awesome Hostel

Our Awesome Hostel is located at the bustling heart of Metro Manila in Makati near the city’s business district, shopping malls, and other popular attractions. This 2-star hotel offers budget-friendly accommodation for solo travelers and larger groups wanting to explore Makati City.

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The hostel is artfully decorated and furnished in a contemporary style and offers several different types of accommodations. Guests can choose to stay in dormitory-type rooms, family rooms, quadruple rooms, or a private room for 2. Except for the private room, each accommodation in the hostel provides comfortable bunk beds and individual lockers for guests. Every room in the hostel is equipped with air conditioning and a private bathroom.

Wifi is available throughout the property and guests are welcome to socialize at the rooftop deck. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

Food District Hostel – Ortigas Kapitolyo

Located on a prime spot in Ortigas Kapitolyo in Pasig City near several shopping centers and landmarks, Food District Hostel – Ortigas Kapitolyo is an ideal affordable place to stay for solo travelers and larger groups looking to explore the city.

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The hostel has 8 guest rooms for guests, all furnished and decorated with a colorful contemporary style. Accommodations offered in the hostel can fit 2 to 8 people and there is also a dormitory-type room for solo travelers. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom with a rainfall showerhead and toilet.

Free parking and the 24-hour front desk is provided by the hostel. Guests can also connect to free wifi in common areas. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

BGC Hostel & Dorm

BGC Hostel & Dorm in Sampaloc, Metro Manila sits on a prime spot with all the conveniences of the bustling city within arms reach. Guests can easily get around and reach popular attractions in the city and plenty of dining choices. Upon entering the hostel, guests are greeted with a nautical-themed lobby and common areas while the rooms are furnished and decorated in a minimalist style.

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The hostel offers 6 guestrooms most of which are double rooms and a family room. There’s also a dormitory-type room with bunk beds complete with lockers, privacy curtains, outlets, and bed lamps. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, free wifi, and a private bathroom.

Guests are also treated with free parking, computer spaces, a rooftop deck, and a television in the lounge area. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

Connector Hostel

Connector Hostel is a 2-star hostel located in the chic party neighborhood of Poblacion in Makati City near several shopping malls and government offices. This makes the hostel an ideal place to stay for travelers visiting the city for leisure or business.

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Connector Hostel is decorated and furnished with a rustic minimal design. Its accommodations include shared dormitory-type rooms with bunk beds complete with privacy curtains, shelves, outlets, and bed lamps. The hostel also offers private standard and deluxe rooms as well as a suite for guests wanting more privacy. Each room comes with air conditioning. Bathrooms are shared by guests in the dormitory-type rooms, while private accommodations have their own private bathrooms.

Guests are treated with free parking, complimentary wifi, individual lockers, an in-house restaurant, bar, and cafe. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

Crossroads Hostel Manila

Located at the heart of Metro Manila, this 2-star hostel used to be a regular home in Mandaluyong that was renovated into the Crossroads Hostel Manila. Its convenient location at the heart of the city near the railway station is ideal for guests looking to discover what Manila has to offer while traveling with a budget.

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The hostel offers 6 shared accommodation, all categorized into male and female dormitory-type rooms. Bunk Beds are provided in each room that’s complete with privacy curtains, outlets, and bed lamps.
Shared bathrooms are provided categorized into ladies and gentlemen. Guests are also treated with the use of the kitchen, dining area, shared common area, or the lounge with board games, individual lockers, and complimentary wifi. CHECK ROOM RATES HERE 

Credit: All photos are provided by the hostels through Agoda.