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8 Affordable Staycations You Can Book For ₱5,000 and Below

by Charlene Co
February 3, 2018

In need of a quick break from life’s daily bustle? There’s really no need to travel far—a staycation is your best bet for some quick, convenient relaxation.

In fact, some of the most relaxing spots may just be around the corner. We’re taking you to some of the most stress-free and affordable staycations within the metro—best of all, they're all ₱5,000 and below!

1. KL Serviced Residences

This gem tucked in the vibrant neighborhood of Legaspi Village, Makati has everything you need for a pleasant mini-vacation: spacious rooms, minimalist interiors, a kitchen and dining area, speedy Wi-Fi access, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an indoor pool flanked by comfy lounge seats that overlook Makati’s parks.

A chic and stylish lobby welcomes guests

You'll be a few steps away from the Legaspi Weekend Market that happens every Sunday. Makati’s premier shopping malls and restaurants are also a leisurely stroll away!

Distinct interiors in the Studio Premier Room is a reflection of the highly respected Kalaw-Ledesma clan

KL Serviced Residences
117 Gamboa St., Legaspi Village, Makati
(02) 845 0084 local 3088

2. The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences

As the name suggests, art aficionados will certainly enjoy a whimsical stay at The Picasso. Located in Makati’s rising culinary mecca in Salcedo Village, it sits close to some of the city’s famous dining spots, third-wave coffee shops, and the Salcedo Saturday Market .

Vintage meets novelty at this hotel lobby

Its rooms are spacious and stylishly done as if they were masterpieces themselves.

Guests can work out in their gym, recharge at the Qiwellness Massage + Reflexology, and indulge in "me-time" at Salon 119. The Picasso also houses a contemporary art gallery called Altro Mondo Arte Contemporanea, where various media and visual art exhibits are showcased.

The Malaga Studio Room is bigger than most usual deluxe rooms

The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences
119 L.P. Leviste St.
Salcedo Village, Makati
(02) 828 4774
(02) 828 9141 (Fax)

3. The Cirque Serviced Residences

At Cirque Serviced Residences, you won’t have to spend a night without your furry friend anymore. This pet-friendly sanctuary in Circulo Verde, Quezon City boasts modern contemporary accommodations, breathable living spaces, and unique facilities ideal for the whole family—pets included. Book now and give your fur babies a break, too!

Cool off in one of their two swimming pools

Hit the gym, shoot a few hoops in the basketball court or cool off in their swimming pool and sky garden. Take your pets for a walk in the Hachi Dog Park or pamper them at the dog spa and hotel.

The Cirque also has a kids' play area, an internationally designed indoor bike park and outdoor trail, a remote control racetrack, and other food and commercial establishments within reach.

The 1-Bedroom Flat has Ecocarat breathing tiles that are designed to absorb strong odors

The 1-Bedroom Loft has a fully-equipped kitchen, study/office nook, and more

The Cirque Serviced Residences
Circulo Verde, #70 Calle Industria
Brgy. Bagumbayan
Libis, Quezon City
(02) 368 4600
(0917) 837 1317

4. Microtel by Wyndham UP Technohub

This hotel in Quezon City is popular for its no-frills approach to staycations. Its rooms are clean, spacious, and equipped with plush chiropractic beds that are perfect for sleeping in.

Microtel by Wyndham UP Technohub has complete amenities, excellent service, and a central location

On hot days, you can cool down in their rooftop pool or take a stroll along the spacious garden. Its central location in the fast-developing district of UP Technohub keeps you close to popular restaurants and coffee shops.

Their plush chiropractic beds ensure a restful sleep

Microtel by Wyndham UP Technohub
Commonwealth Avenue
UP Ayala Land Technohub
Quezon City
(02) 804 6888

5. Privato Hotel Ortigas

It usually takes more than a relaxing stay to please today’s savvy urban traveler, but Privato Hotel Ortigas has met the criteria. Think beautifully decorated interiors, sleek and modern rooms, a roof deck bar with stunning city views, delicious food offerings, and a close proximity to some of the metro’s most hip and trendy lifestyle hubs.

Privato Hotel Ortigas is fitted with an Italian marble lobby and Philippine-made furniture pieces

Their commitment to offering excellent service to their guests during each and every stay makes them a top-notch choice in the area—experience it for yourself when you buy a deal now.

The Executive Twin Room is fitted with all the necessities for comfortable R&R within the metro

Privato Hotel Ortigas
706 Shaw Boulevard, Pasig
(02) 318 5888

6. Acacia Hotel Manila

Guests have walked out of this urban paradise in the South raving about the most restful sleep they’ve had—thanks to Acacia Hotel’s custom-made dream beds and pillow concierge that offers a choice selection of your pillow preference.

Acacia Hotel is a 100% Filipino brand that guarantees a superb standard of hospitality and world-class hotel service

But that’s not the only thing that staycationers rave about! It features a beautiful outdoor garden, a swimming pool, spa, fine eats, and world-class service. Exploring the Alabang area is made even more convenient as the hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to some of the major malls in the area.

The Deluxe Room has a custom-made Dream Bed with first-rate amenities

Acacia Hotel Manila
5400 East Asia Drive cor. Commerce Avenue
Filinvest Corporate City
Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 720 2000
(02) 588 5888

7. Y2 Residence Hotel

Artistically designed in Yin and Yang interiors, this trendy sanctuary will bring balance and harmony to weary guests. This modern boutique hotel in the heart of Makati is an oasis among its neighboring skyscrapers.

Y2 Residence stands for Yin and Yang, representing balance and harmony

One of Y2's most refreshing features is their rooftop pool and the gorgeous 360-degree of view of the city. Its rooms are spacious and unique—there are no two rooms alike!

Foodies will enjoy its vibrant dining scene surrounding the hotel, which they can opt to enjoy in the comfort of their own room. You might as well maximize the dining area and fully equipped kitchen!

No two rooms are alike at this Makati hotel

Y2 Residence Hotel
4687 Santiago Street
cor. Valdez & Singian Streets
(Near Makati Ave., & Century City)
(02) 224 3000 local 3088 & 3087

8. Microtel by Wyndham - Acropolis

You’ll be surprised by the homey yet sophisticated vibe the Microtel by Wyndham – Acropolis offers.

Travelers can enjoy a central location close to Eastwood City's shopping and dining establishments

Its strategic location right across Eastwood, Quezon City gives you easy access to some of the metro's premier shopping and dining establishments. But what keeps their returning patrons more than satisfied with each staycation is the service excellence the Microtel brand consistently brings.

This Microtel hotel is ideal for all types of travelers—business, couples, family, friends, and even solo guests

The Queen Double Room is fitted with plush chiropractic beds, speedy Wi-Fi access, and clean amenities

Microtel by Wyndham - Acropolis
E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue
Brgy. Bagumbayan, Quezon City
(02) 962 8899
(0917) 510 5940

What other affordable staycations did we miss? Let us know in the comments section below!

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About Charlene
Whether she’s jet-setting around the globe, wining and dining in a new restaurant, or basking in the sun at a hidden beach, Charlene Co—a PR and communications specialist and travel enthusiast— always makes the most out of each experience. She is passionate about exploring awe-inspiring destinations, discovering new cultures, and creating new friendships along the way.

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