10 Best Hotels for A Staycation in Metro Manila

The long weekends are around the corner, so get ready to see a barrage of Facebook albums containing beach outings, long road trips, and outdoor barbeques. But for those of you who aren’t into heading out of town, have no fear! Pack your overnight bag and get ready for some much-needed downtime, starting with a good old-fashioned Metro Manila staycation!

1. Seda Vertis North

Location: Astra cor. Lux Drives, Vertis North, North Avenue, Quezon City

This newly opened luxury hotel is less than a kilometer away from some of the North’s biggest malls, and offers quality pampering without breaking the bank.

For those who want to extend their staycation in Metro Manila a little further away from the urban crawl, Seda Vertis North is also very close to the MRT station.

What you’ll love:

  • It’s impressive outdoor pool and fitness center will make you feel like you’re at the beach without leaving the city.
  • The Straight Up roof deck bar, that combines the whole bar-hopping experience with a fantastic view of the city’s skyline.
  • The 24-hour, all-day dining restaurant called Misto, which offers a delicious spread of both local and international cuisines.

Book Seda Vertis North here

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2. Makati Diamond Residences

Location: 118 Legazpi Street Legazpi Village, Makati City, San Lorenzo, Makati

Get a more hands-on experience when you book a service apartment, which will include more amenities and utensils for your staycation in Metro Manila. An excellent choice is Makati Diamond Residences, which has earned high praise for its impressive Asian-Continental interiors.

What you’ll love:

  • It has about 410 guestrooms, so you won’t run out of booking options.
  • The gym and restaurant are open 24-hours. There is also an Indoor Lap Pool, a TRX studio, and a Spa.
  • They serve a private breakfast in the 27th floor club lounge so you have the perfect morning view of Makati’s city skyline.

Book Makati Diamond Residences here

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3. Fraser Place Manila

Location: Forbest Tower, Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Bel-Air, Makati

Another service apartment of caliber, Fraser Place Manila is fully-furnished and a favorite dwelling spot of traveling businessmen. That doesn’t mean regular, staycation-hungry folks can’t enjoy the amenities too!

Fraser Place Manila is great for long vacays and trips, and is nestled in the perfect urban sweet spot, giving you access to commuter-friendly walkways, trains, and public utility vehicle hubs!

What You’ll Love:

  • The entire property oozes of 21st century design, mixed with touches of color and retro features. The doors themselves look like they jumped straight out of your grandmother’s family home, in the best way possible!
  • You can walk from the service apartments to the Ayala Triangle, Landmark, and Glorietta.
  • Looking for budget eats? There’s a nearby Ministop convenience stores around the corner.

Book Fraser Place Manila here

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4. MaxStays-Max Pavilion @ The Venice Residences

Location: 12G Alessandro Tower, The Venice Luxury Residences, Venezia Drive, Mckinley Hill, Bonifacio Global City

Really take your staycation in Metro Manila to the next level when you book with MaxStays-Max Pavilion, at The Venue Residences! Inspired by the romance and grandeur of Italy, this property expertly blends luxuriousness with homeliness.

They take everything you love about hotels, and combine it with the warmth of an actual home. Plus, the location offers you a different side of the metro, complete with high-end cafes and restaurants to really mark an unforgettable vacation!

What you’ll love:

  • Embrace the European ambiance with the view of the BGC Venice Piazza Canal right outside your room!
  • The best of McKinley is also just a quick walking distance away.
  • All units have a seating and dining area, with usable kitchens that have refrigerators and kettles.
  • There are private showers in every unit, and the Smart TV’s all have cable channels and are Blu-Ray capable.

Book MaxStays-Max Pavilion @ The Venice Residences here

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5. The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel

Location: Exchange Road Corner Meralco Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig

Take your staycation back to the Ortigas CBD and book a room at The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel. Located right at the heart of a busy and bustling city, this is a four-star hotel where you’ll really get your money’s worth. Start your ultimate urban retreat here!

What you’ll love:

  • Ortigas, Pasig, and Mandaluyong are all within arm’s reach. And that means you’ll be at the very center of a thriving urban sprawl, with some of Metro Manila’s best malls and restaurants hidden just a few meters away.
  • There are three cafes you can dine in: Tully’s Coffee, Benassi Alimento E Caffe, and Harvest Gastro Pub. All of these are located to the side of the hotel, on the ground floor.
  • Ask your concierge if your room has complimentary breakfast, which will usually be served at Benassi. This is an Italian resto/café that serves world-famous Saint Cinnamon rolls, not to be missed!

Book The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel here

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6. Golden Phoenix Hotel Manila

Location: Sunrise Drive, Oceanaire Building, CBP D. Macapagal Avenue, Pasay

Although this is near the airport, the Golden Phoenix Hotel Manila is still a great choice for urban dwellers who just want to stay in the city.

The location means you get to explore Manila and all it has to offer. So, if you’ve never really had the time to see every nook and cranny of this part of the Metro, then this property is perfect for your staycation escape.

What you’ll love:

  • They’re a walking distance away from SM Mall of Asia, which is sort of a tourist go-to spot on its own.
  • It’s around 2 kilometers away from the NAIA airport.
  • All the rooms are non-smoking, so it’s safe for people with allergies and sensitive noses.
  • Fridays and Saturdays are Acoustic Nights at the hotel.
  • They have some unique flavored beers, such as Macademia Beer, Salted Caramel Beer, and even Strawberry and Cucumber beers.

Book Golden Phoenix Hotel Manila here

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7. Luxent Hotel

Location: 51 Timog Ave, Diliman, Quezon City

As the name suggests, Luxent Hotel is the place to be if you really want to take your Metro Manila staycation seriously!

Located in Quezon City, this classy hotel has some of the comfiest rooms and the most sophisticated interiors on the list. For those who really want to just take it easy, this is the choice for you.

What you’ll love:

  • You’re in the middle of QC’s entertainment district, so you can really get the most mileage out of your staycation by chilling in your room, then exploring with an urban crawl after hours!
  • It’s located along Timog Avenue, which is famous for its many eateries and bars.
  • There are 14 stories worth of rooms, each giving you a unique, panoramic view of the city. It’s especially beautiful at night!
  • Garden Café and the Lush Bar and Lounge offer all-day favorites for hungry staycation guests, including a continental menu.

Book Luxent Hotel here

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8. Privato Hotel

Location: 706 Shaw Boulevard, Ortigas, Kapitolyo, Pasig

Privato Hotel is another choice for the true urban crawlers who just want a staycation close to the things familiar to their hearts—malls and restaurants.

Located along Shaw Boulevard, plenty of the newest and more modern stores and restaurants are just a jump away from your unit!

What you’ll love:

  • They have an indoor pool, which means you get shade from the harsh sun, even if you go swimming at noon.
  • They provide clean towels for guests who are resting.
  • The gym is fully equipped with a whole rack of dumbbells, and have cardio machines available for use, too.
  • Go up to the Verona Rooftop Lounge for drinks and international cuisine, open from 11 AM till 12 MN. You can even see a view of Makati and BGC from here!

Book Privato Hotel here

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9. The Oasis Paco Park Hotel

Oasis Paco Park Hotel
Location: 1032-34 Belen Street,, Paco, Manila

If you’re up for doing a staycation that involves a little bit historical sight-seeing along the way, check out The Oasis Paco Park Hotel instead. You can choose among superior rooms, deluxe rooms, or family rooms. All come with A/C, Wi-Fi, and some have bathtubs in the private bathrooms.

Even if you’ve lived in Metro Manila your whole life, it definitely doesn’t hurt to see what the capital has to offer!

What you’ll love:

  • The airport is around 30 minutes away
  • You’re six minutes away from the one of Manila’s major attractions, Rizal Park.
  • Also nearby tourist spots include The Manila Ocean Park and the National Museum of History.
  • Dine in MyKitchen, with its famous Italian fare and Euro-centric spread. It’s already rated #1 in some local hotel reviewer’s lists!

Book The Oasis Paco Park Hotel here

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10. Brentwood Suites

Location: 6 G. Garcia Street, Baragay Paligsahan, Diliman, Quezon City

Finally, let’s top off this Metro Manila staycation list with Brentwood Suites, located in Diliman, Quezon City.

It doesn’t look all that inspiring on the outside, but don’t let its exterior fool you or underwhelm you. Brentwood Suites has been known to impress guests with its cleanliness, spaciousness, and overall comfortability.

What you’ll love:

  • Rooms offer Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, minibars, and suites have separate living areas with dining areas, pull-out sofas, and wet bars.
  • If you upgrade your suite, you can get the whirlpool tub, and doesn’t that just spell a staycation must have? You can order room service to go with your bath too!
  • Their casual café features live music from their local bands.

Book Brentwood Suites here

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Ready to book a relaxing staycation in Metro Manila?  Make sure you book with Traveloka!

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