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16 Best Artsy Hotels in the Philippines for Art Lovers

Art is food for the soul… as is travel! Although these two terms may not be completely synonymous, once they’re put side by side, they make for unique experiences and unforgettable memories. 

In celebration of National Arts Month this March, we’ve listed the best hotels in the Philippines where you can feed on art while also satisfying your staycation cravings. Check out these artistic hotels for your next getaway:

 

1. The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences by HII

The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences by HII
Image Credit: picassomakati.com

Bright and colorful, the hotel is nothing short of an art piece. From the checkered lobby floors to the patterned sheets inside the suites, this boutique hotel in Makati makes vintage art look good next to contemporary designs. 

  • Art spot: Head over to the Altro Mondo Gallery and get a glimpse of their in-house art collection which has pieces from foreign and local artists. The hotel lobby is also a great spot for taking pictures!
  • Location: 119 LP Leviste Street Salcedo Village, Bel-Air, Makati, Metro Manila

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2. Azumi Boutique Hotel

Azumi Boutique Hotel

Looking for a hip and contemporary stay down south? Stylish and inspired by a minimalist concept, this boutique hotel in Alabang is a great staycation option with rooms that have floor-to-ceiling windows providing natural light and a stunning view of the city. 

Apart from being accessible to various retail and dining options and having complete amenities, the hotel is also home to the only saltwater infinity pool in the metro and has environment-friendly features that are both aesthetic and functional.

  • Art spot: Lounge by the lavish infinity pool or dine at Romulo Café, which not only has great food choices but also a stunning interior design that will definitely catch your eye.
  • Location: 2205 Market Street Madrigal Business Park Phase III Alabang, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila

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Read Azumi Boutique Hotel in Alabang is Your Go-to Staycation Place [Review]
 

3. The Henry Hotel Manila

The Henry Hotel Manila

Both a place of leisure and refuge, this hotel in Pasay is the ideal getaway if you’re looking to find some peace and quiet within the bustling metropolis. Within FB Harrison Street is a cluster of vintage-looking homes that give off a nostalgic feel and is a great addition to your Instagram feed.

Enjoy spacious rooms that are all uniquely-designed, as well as amenities fashioned and furnished by National Artists like Ildefonso P. Santos and Eric Paras.

  • Art spot: Try the sunroom or the beautifully-landscaped lawns and travel back in time.
  • Location: 2680 F.B. Harrison Street, Pasay, Metro Manila

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4. The Manila Hotel

The Manila Hotel
Image Credit: Manila Hotel Facebook page

As one of the reputable hotels in the Philippines, The Manila Hotel is well-known for its exemplary service, great facilities, and elegant suites.

This long-standing hotel offers five-star accommodations and provides a taste of flavorful local cuisine, a feel of the Philippine arts from its interior design and furnishings, but most of all, the warmth of the Filipino people from its staff. 

  • Art spot: The Art Gallery by the Manila Hotel houses some fantastic art pieces by Filipino artists for your viewing pleasure. The grand lobby is also a great photo spot with its majestic chandeliers and wooden furnishings that will make you feel like Philippine royalty.
  • Location: One Rizal Park, Ermita, Manila Bay, Manila, Metro Manila

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5. The Apple Peach House

The Apple Peach House

This modern and minimalist art gallery boutique hotel in Legazpi City is the only one of its kind. A perfect blend of comfortable and stylish, the hotel lets guests enjoy the art pieces at the hotel’s ground floor or relax and unwind in one of their comfortable rooms.

  • Art spot: At the lobby near the Chicos Bar & Café is a wall filled with various canvas paintings. Enjoy the collection while dining at the in-house café serving delicious treats and beverages.
  • Location: Rosario Street Corner, Marquez Street, Legazpi City, Albay

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6. Hotel Luna

Hotel Luna
Image Credit: hotelluna.ph

Located right at the heart of this historic city in Ilocos Sur, Hotel Luna has embedded itself within this preserved Spanish colonial town and is a sight to behold.

From the vintage exterior near the famed Calle Crisologo to its interior design that truly reflects our country’s heritage, you’ll truly feel like you’ve traveled back in time the moment you step into the lobby.

  • Art spot: In addition to the stylish rooms and accommodating staff, the hotel is also home to a museum housing several art pieces and vintage artworks from contemporary and national artists, including some of Juan Luna’s masterpieces.
  • Location: V. Delos Reyes cor. Gen. Luna St., Vigan City, Ilocos Sur

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Read Vigan’s Hotel Luna Takes You Back in Time [Review]
 

7. The Podium Boutique Hotel

The Podium Boutique Hotel

This hotel in the summer capital of the Philippines is dotted with art pieces, from the lobby down to the guest rooms.

Experience comfort in their spacious rooms and unique facilities, like the Hoka Brew restaurant where they serve craft beers, coffee concoctions, and delicious dishes to complete your getaway.

  • Art spot: The Hoka Brew is not only a great place to eat and drink beer at but also to enjoy gorgeously-crafted architecture. The wooden design gives this place an earthy and homey feel, making it an ideal spot to wine and dine while overlooking a beautiful mountainside view.
  • Location: Km. 4 Ben Palispis Highway, Baguio City, Benguet

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8. Canvas Boutique Hotel

Canvas Boutique Hotel

By the name itself, you can tell that this hotel has art written all over it. And we mean that literally!

From the moment you step into the lobby, you’ll find artworks painted on the walls and floors that mimic the likes of street and pop art. The rooms all have unique wall designs as well, featuring illustrations painted by various local artists.

  • Art spot: From the lobby to the hallways and into your own suites, the entire hotel is a living artwork that can easily become a backdrop for your #OOTD or destination shots.
  • Location: Puerto Princesa North Road, Barangay San Miguel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

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Read Color Your World at Canvas Boutique Hotel in Puerto Princesa [Review]
 

9. Spin Designer Hostel

Spin Designer Hostel

Comfy and affordable, this is the home of world travelers from all walks of life who want to explore El Nido. Located right at the heart of the town, the hostel lets guests enjoy the services that are most definitely more than what a usual hostel offers.

From airport transfers to laundry facilities, it’s the ideal staycation option if you’re traveling on a budget.

  • Art spot: This hostel has shared spaces called The Nest and The Table, which has a collection of board games, books, and movies for you to enjoy. These are charming nooks worthy of a space on your Instagram feed.
  • Location: Balinsasayaw Road cor. Calle Real, Poblacion, El Nido, Palawan

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Read Meet the World at Spin Designer Hostel in El Nido [Review]
 

10. The Henry Hotel Cebu

The Henry Hotel Cebu
Image Credit: The Henry Hotel Cebu Facebook page

Fun and quirky, this hotel features pop art-inspired interiors and pieces that will definitely bring color to your lives. Each room is uniquely-designed to make you feel like you’re part of an art gallery.

Apart from the vibrant interior, the hotel also provides complete services and is nearby city hotspots like shopping malls and galleries.

  • Art spot: From the street art-like walls down to the vintage and funky furnishings, the hotel is an IG-worthy haven! No two guest rooms are the same and there are spaces within the hotel that are perfect for photoshoots. Truly a unique stay at the heart of Cebu.
  • Location: One Paseo, Ma. Luisa Entrance Road, Banilad, Cebu City

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11. Maayo Hotel

Maayo Hotel
Image Credit: Maayo Hotel Facebook page

Described as an urban retreat, Maayo hotel is the only four-star wellness hotel in the city and offers a relaxing getaway to anyone who chooses to stay here. Indulge in their stylish suites and wellness facilities like the rooftop garden with a jogging trail and yoga space.

The hotel also offers a total of three dining outlets plus a pool bar to kick-start your culinary adventures in Cebu.

  • Art spot: At the lobby is a huge “tree” by a staircase, as well as an art piece with a flock of birds artistically placed against the wall, which makes for a gorgeous backdrop for your photos.
  • Location: Plaridel Street, Alang-alang, Mandaue City, Cebu

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12. Tambuli Seaside Resort and Spa

Tambuli Seaside Resort and Spa
Image Credit: tambuliseasideresortandspa.com

Look no further for a luxurious getaway destination, as tucked inside a pocket in Mactan Island is a sprawling resort that resembles your summer fantasies.

Dive into a nature escape surrounded by clear waters and cocooned in fresh breezes at Tambuli Seaside Resort and Spa and experience what it truly means to escape the bustling city life.

  • Art spot: The whole area is a work of art, from the pools, dining area, and down to the ballroom with a ceiling designed to look like ocean waves. Each room also features cool patterns and vibrant designs in soothing hues that will definitely be appreciated by art enthusiasts.
  • Location: Buyong Road, Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

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13. Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu Resort

Dusit Thani Cebu
Image Credit: www.dusit.com

Grand and elegant, you can expect no less from this five-star hotel in Mactan Island. What makes this stay stand out is the blending of Thai and Filipino cultures that equals to top-notch hospitality and amazing dining experiences.

The hotel also provides stunning views of the Magellan Bay and offers a complete range of amenities and facilities to make your stay worthwhile.

  • Art spot: Lounge by their signature swimming pools or discover the art pieces in the guest rooms.
  • Location: Punta Engaño Road, Mactan Island, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

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14. Feliz Hotel Boracay

Feliz Hotel Boracay

A blend of old and new, this charming hotel in Boracay truly captures the charm of Latin America with its designs and furnishings. Offering spacious and beautiful rooms, as well as a range of facilities that are definitely swoon-worthy, Feliz Hotel Boracay embodies the art of an island getaway. 

  • Art spot: Head over to the stylish rooftop bar and swimming pool and have a splash against a stunning ocean view, which in itself, is already a work of art.
  • Location: D’Mall of Boracay, Station 2 Brgy. Malay, Aklan

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15. The Auhana

The Auhana

Located right next to Boracay’s famed White Beach, this resort is an island oasis you shouldn’t miss.

Apart from a wide range of facilities and beautiful guest rooms with views of the shore, the entire interior of the resort features charming architectural designs that are simply begging to be photographed.

  • Art spot: The hotel offers several dining spots that feature its unique design and cuisines, great for taking your #FoodPorn posts. The resort also has a stunning white chapel and a scenic garden that looks absolutely romantic during the sunset.
  • Location: Station 3, Sitio Cagban, Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island

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16. Aqua Boracay

Aqua Boracay

It’s always a party at Aqua Boracay—its lavish suites and stunning balcony views of the beach surround you in a haze of “summer is forever”. Experience life on the beach in their hip and modern rooms, gorgeous pools, and top-notch staff service. 

This hotel also offers a private suite which includes your very own swimming pool and a stunning view of the beach. You’ll feel just like a celebrity. A stay definitely calls for a house-slash-beach party! 

  • Art spot: Lounge by the pool or take a tour of the resort and discover the unique architectural designs and patterns on the floors, walls, and ceilings.
  • Location: Bulabog Beach Boracay, Malay, Aklan

Book Aqua Boracay
 

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