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Where to stay in Manila: Best areas and hotels

Manila is a huge city. There are several of all kinds and places of interest to see scattered throughout the city, therefore, finding an area to stay can seem complicated. In addition, to the distances we must add the horrible traffic and how inefficient public transport is.

In this post I tell you about the best areas to stay in Manila and some great accommodation options.

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Makati, the best area to stay in Manila

Makati is the best area to stay in Manila. It has a wide variety of accommodations of all categories, plenty of entertainment, restaurants and many shops. In addition, it is one of the safest areas of Manila.

In Makati you can find high-end hotels but also more modest apartments and hostels. In addition, it is worth walking around and getting to know the neighborhood, it is currently the financial center of Metro Manila.

4-star hotels range from 45 euros onwards in a double room. You can find 3 stars for 20 euros a night in a double room and hostels for 5-6 euros per person.

Some great accommodation options in Manila:

Intramuros, a good option where to stay in Manila

If you are going to be in Manila for a short time, one of the most essential places to see in the city is Intramuros. Therefore, a good alternative where to stay in Manila is in Intramuros or its surroundings. However, although there are several accommodation options, you should bear in mind that when night falls in this area there is little gastronomic and leisure offer.

Some great lodging options in Intramuros:

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Quezon City, the modern option where to stay in Manila

Quezon City is the fashionable center of Manila and the most populated area in the Philippines. It is located northeast of the Manila Bay area.

Quezon City is not only home to some of the best universities in the country, but it is also the place where you will find some of the best street food in the country. There are many accommodation options in Quezon City. You have 2-star hotels from 15 euros a night in a double room, 3-star hotels from 30 euros a double room and 4-star hotels from 50 euros a night in a double room.

Some great accommodation options in Quezon City:

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