Money-saving hotels for last-minute bookers

Maybe there was a misunderstanding between you and the friend you were meant to stay with and it turns out that they don’t have any room for you at their place. Or perhaps you were just planning to walk-in at the only hotel you know of, only to find out that it’s fully booked.

Now you’re left hanging high and dry with no idea where you can make a last-minute booking. It’s certainly a stressful situation, but we’re here to help. Baguio, Makati, and Tagaytay the popular spots for last-minute bookers just like you!

Baguio

Makati

Tagaytay

 

Baguio

1. V Hotel and Apartel

The V Hotel and Apartel is less than a kilometer away from Burnham Park, the Baguio Mountain Province Museum, the Baguio Convention Center, and SM City Baguio.If you’re planning to see Baguio’s main attractions, booking a room in the V Hotel and Apartel at the last minute would be a wise choice to make.

And with room rates starting at P2,595 a night, free breakfast included, you can be sure you’ll be exploring those spots on a full stomach.

2. Ridgewood Hotel

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The Ridgewood Hotel has a fireplace in the lobby for when the Baguio nights get a little cold. If Burnham Park isn’t to your taste, the Ridgewood Hotel is another great choice for last-minute bookers because of its close proximity to Mines View Park, the Teachers Camp, the Baguio Botanical Garden, and the Mansion.

Rates start at P3,000 a night, breakfast included, and there’s even a fireplace in the lobby for when the Baguio nights just get a little too cold.

3. Grand Sierra Pines Hotel

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The Grand Sierra Pines boasts of great design and cozily-appointed rooms. If you’ve got a bigger budget and want to stay in the same area where the Mines View Park is, then definitely consider the Grand Sierra Pines Hotel as a last minute booking choice.

This four-star hotel features great design and cozily-appointed rooms that promise to help you “rediscover the Baguio experience”. Room rates start at P4,800 a night.

Makati

1. One Pacific Place Serviced Residences

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The One Pacific Place Serviced Residences puts you in the midst of all the hustle and bustle. If you’ve got things to do in Makati, the country’s financial district, a last-minute booking at the One Pacific Place Serviced Residences not only puts you during all the hustle and bustle, it gives high quality service at affordable rates too.

Room prices start at P3,862.40 a night, but if you’re willing to pay a little more at P3,992.96 you get a free breakfast thrown in there as well.

2. Our Awesome Hostel

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Our Awesome Hostel is just a short distance away from the Buendia MRT. If you’re a backpacker looking for a place to stay the night or someone who’s looking to make a last-minute booking on a tight budget, Our Awesome Hostel is definitely a place to consider.

Not only is it close to the Buendia MRT Station, it’s also just a bus ride away from the Bonifacio Global City. And with prices that start at P400 a night, it’s certainly not a deal you can scoff at.

3. The Peninsula Manila

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The Peninsula Manila Hotel has a lobby elegant enough to host business meetings. A business emergency has you flying into Manila to meet with partners. You make the trip in such a hurry that you’ve neglected to book a hotel for your stay. If you’re going to make a last-minute booking anyway, why not go for the Peninsula Manila?

This five-star hotel known for its immediately recognizable fountain has a beautiful lobby elegant enough to have business meetings in. And if you’re looking to treat your business partners to a meal, there’s dozens of restaurants to choose from, all within walking distance of the hotel. Room rates start at P8,900 a night.

Tagaytay

1. Casa de Carlo Bed and Breakfast

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The Casa de Carlo Bed and Breakfast is perfect for spur of the moment getaways. If you’ve decided to take the family to Tagaytay for the holidays as a spur of the moment getaway, you’d do well to consider the Casa de Carlo Bed and Breakfast for your last-minute booking. A superior suite that can accommodate four people starts at P3,490 a night, with free breakfast.

And if you’re taking even more people along, a townhouse that can accommodate eight people can be had for only P4,500 a night. Casa de Carlo also has a spa and provides tours around Tagaytay, which would be hard to deny as a holiday well spent.

2. Crosswinds Resorts Suites

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Tagaytay is perfect for surprise getaways, and the Crosswinds Resorts Suites is perfect if the surprise requires a last-minute booking from you. Located at the highest points in Tagaytay, Crosswinds Resorts Suites’ starting rate of P6,000, rooms come with a fully equipped kitchen.

Fully-equipped kitchen and no corkage fee, which means you can bring in as much food as you want and cook the day or night away. The Crosswinds Resorts Suites is also near to Tagaytay landmarks like the People’s Park in the Sky and the Picnic Grove.

3. One Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites

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The One Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites is located within reach of popular Tagaytay spots a great choice if you’re making a last-minute booking. Room rates start at P3,400 a night, with a free breakfast and at a location within reach of popular Tagaytay spots like the Summit Ridge Promenade.

Throw in food from their Amacena restaurant and calming treatments at O’Spa and you have the ingredients for a memorable staycation.

 
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