If you’re planning to fully explore a place, you’re probably not going to be spending a lot of time in your hotel room. If this is the case, then it’s best to go for a budget-friendly accommodation option! Here are 10 budget hotels in Tagaytay that are great jump-off points for Tagaytay’s famous locations. They have rooms for 2 under ₱2,500 which you might even be able to book for cheaper via booking sites like Booking.com and Agoda.
1. Lee Boutique Hotel
This family-friendly hotel has big and cozy rooms with beautiful interior decor. It is conveniently located just 15 minutes away from Olivarez Plaza. Their bathrooms come equipped with bathtubs as well as a hot and cold shower.
For your complimentary breakfast, you have a choice of either Filipino or American food with big servings. The free wifi is quite slow though, so you may want to browse at the lobby. Rooms start at ₱1,950.
2. Our Melting Pot Hostel
Located near Sky Ranch, this charming hotel only has fan rooms. But this should not stop you because it’s cold in Tagaytay anyway!
They’re also near several restaurants as well as Mahogany Market where you can sample quality bulalo or buy beef to cook on your own. On top of that, their rooftop offers a great view of the city too! Their rooms range from ₱870 to ₱1,300 per person, while their dorm-type rooms only cost ₱420.
+63 917 400 0960
3. Daj Suites
Daj Suites feels like a country home, with its wood paneling and brick walls. It has an indoor pool as well as a rooftop barbecue grill, both of which you can use for free. The true winner though is their unlimited brewed barako coffee which will surely have coffee lovers swooning. It goes great with their delicious breakfast!
The hotel is in a compound near the main highway, so despite the accessibility, its privacy means there’s not much noise. Rooms cost between ₱2,000 to ₱3,500.
4. View Park Hotel
The friendly staff here will offer welcome drinks to guests. As for breakfast, you can have it either by the poolside or delivered straight to your room. Aside from their good food, they actually have fast WiFi too so you can surf the net from the comfort of your room.
Most importantly, the service is really efficient from booking, to checking in, to checking out. It’s really a hassle-free experience. A room for two ranges from ₱1,700 to ₱4,500.
5. Pura Vida Resort
This beautiful resort has a unique hotel front that is easily recognizable. On the inside, there’s a garden by the pool, wifi in the lobby, and a great view of Taal Lake from the rooftop. Another perk of staying here is its proximity to Bulalo Point and Bulalo Capital, making it the perfect hotel for those hoping to try Tagaytay’s signature dish.
Rooms include a big bathroom with a bathtub as well as a hot and cold shower. Prices are around ₱1,200 to ₱3,400.
6. Royal Taal Inn
They have spacious rooms with bright colors, making it a relaxing place to stay. Breakfast is a simple serving of toast, egg, jam, sausage, and instant coffee, all of which you can munch on at the rooftop overlooking Taal Lake.
This hotel is pretty high up and the ascent is steep so be careful when driving your car. Their rooms are priced between ₱2,400 to ₱4,000.
7. Eco Hotel
True to their name, Eco Hotel is a genius when it comes to recycling. They try their best to lessen carbon emissions and they use low-energy generators. Breakfast is served at the roofdeck with a view of Taal Lake, and it comes with good coffee. They also have free wine from 6:30 to 7:30 PM so watch out for that!
Rooms range from ₱2,500 to ₱5,500 but you can get rates as low as ₱1,682 on booking sites. As a bonus, it’s conveniently located near Ayala Malls Serin and Pamana Restaurant.
8. Rivera Hotel
This hotel is also near Ayala Malls Serin, as well as plenty of other restaurants within the vicinity. They serve continental breakfast and you can even make use of their kitchen.
They also have a pool in the back and their bathrooms come equipped with a bathtub, basic toiletries, and a hot and cold shower. Keep in mind though that the walls are thin so you might hear guests from other rooms. A room for two costs between ₱2,100 to ₱2,600.
9. Tagaytay Wingate Manor
What’s special about this hotel is their free one-hour massage every night. You also get complimentary drinks, and a water heater for making your own coffee or tea. It’s near Magallanes Square, and about a kilometer away from Tagaytay Highway.
They have an open garden and a pool area. Plus, there’s WiFi in their public areas. Filipino breakfast buffet comes with watermelon and pineapple as dessert. Room rates range from ₱2,474 to ₱6,000.
10. Q Hotel
This modest hotel serves comfort Filipino breakfast. It has a homey feel, and you can borrow books from the reception. It’s quiet with big rooms, perfect for a relaxing stay. But take note that it gets quite dark in this area so be careful if you’re driving or commuting to this hotel at night. Prices range from ₱2,000 to ₱2,900 for two.
+63 46 413 0891
While it’s true that you “get what you pay for”, there are hidden gems that give you more bang for your buck. It’s indeed possible to have a great trip without breaking the bank. And while you can’t expect luxury hotel level service, budget hotels adequately offer just what you need on a trip: a room to stay for the night.