After a mandatory closure back in 2018, Boracay is back and just as vibrant as before. The beach is cleaner now and the vibe is more relaxed than the party island of yesteryear—a perfect excuse to revisit the island. If you’re worried about spending a lot, fret not: We’ve rounded up budget hotels you can book for your next Boracay vacation.
Here are 10 budget hotels in Boracay that don’t sacrifice comfort for budget:
Mad Monkey Hostel BoracayRates start at P750/night
Mad Monkey Hostel is proof that budget-friendly doesn’t have to mean lacking in amenities and activities. It's located just a few blocks away from D-Mall. Some of Mad Monkey’s amenities include a swimming pool, bar, and common area with bean bags and hammocks for backpackers to mingle and get to know each other. Some of Mad Monkey’s cool activities include a Boat Party, a Boodle Fight, and a weekly Beach Cleanup. Rates start at P750 for a bed at one of the shared dorms; you can also book private rooms starting at P2,800.
Turtle Inn ResortRates start at P3,800/night
Turtle Inn Resort is a stone’s throw away from Boracay’s famous White Beach and is a 15-minute walk away from D-Mall but is far enough from the beach if you crave the quiet. For P3,800 per night, you can book a Standard Room for two which includes a Queen-sized bed, a mini bar, and a terrace that overlooks the beach—a popular choice for honeymooners on a budget. You can even opt to have your complimentary breakfast served right in your room.
Jony’s Boutique HotelRates start at P5,500/night
Though Jony’s Boutique Hotel may seem pricier than the hotels on the list, they make up for it with location—they are one of the few hotels located in the more premium Station One that won’t put that big of a dent in your budget. At P5,500, you can book a Standard Twin Room or a Standard Double, both big enough for two to three guests. Rooms include a mini bar and free breakfast plus room service, laundry service, and shuttles to different parts of Boracay. Some rooms also include a terrace overlooking the beach—the perfect place to have breakfast.
My Hostel BoracayRates start at P820/night
My Hostel is another premium hostel located in Station 3, around 12 minutes away from White Beach—though you can actually just stay at the hostel with their range of in-house activities like themed dinners, movie nights, happy hour at the bar, and water sports facilities. For P820 a night, you can book a bed at their Shared Dorms good for four or six people. Even their private rooms are still quite budget-friendly, starting at P2,052 for a single person. A more luxe option is their Double Room at P3,960, which comes with a private entrance and a terrace overlooking the beach. While breakfast is not complimentary (prices start at P130), you can opt to have them served in your room.
La Carmela de BoracayRates start at P3,300/night
La Carmela de Boracay is a huge resort complex located at Station 2. You can choose rooms from different buildings—the main building, the Premium Wings, or the oceanside rooms. A Standard Room (which starts at P3,300) includes access to the 24-hour bar and restaurant, arrangements for island-hopping, scuba-diving, and other water activities, and shuttle transfer to and from Kalibo (with additional fee).
Blue Ocean Boutique HotelRates start at P2,800/night
If you crave a quiet vacation away from the crowds, go for Blue Ocean Boutique Hotel. The charming budget hotel only has 12 rooms so you can be assured of some peace and quiet. Their Superior Twin Room, good for two people, has two single beds and the other standard hotel amenities like a mini bar, cable television, Wi-Fi, and toiletries. The package also includes complimentary breakfast and welcome drinks—not bad for less than P3,000 a night.
Savoy HotelRates start at P4,294.40/night
Until the end of 2020, colorful deluxe hotel Savoy Hotel is slashing the prices of their rooms. Starting at P4,294.40/night, you can book a Deluxe Room which includes one queen bed or two single beds plus a balcony overlooking the beach and Savoy Hotel’s golf course. Other amenities include swimming pools and party pools plus cabanas and a gym. You can also book a massage at Lila Spa or chill at the Vienna Lobby Lounge.
Urban Boutique HotelRates start at P2,000/night
Done in an industrial aesthetic, Urban Boutique Hotel is a chic and modern budget hotel located near Bolabog Road. The hotel’s rooms feel zen, with light wood decor and earthy tones. A Standard Room, which can be shared by up to three people, will get you a queen-sized bed, the standard hotel amenities, and complimentary a la carte breakfast.
Seabird Resort BoracayRates start at P2,500/night
Located in Station 2, Seabird Resort Boracay is a homey tropical resort with a laid-back vibe. You can book a Single Deluxe Room starting at P2,500/night, with all the standard hotel amenities plus free WiFi. Aside from lounging around the resort or going to the beach just a stone’s throw away, you can also avail of Seabird’s daily morning yoga classes—for free!
The Lazy Dog Bed and BreakfastRates start at P850/night
This bed and breakfast is as laid-back as its name suggests. This hidden gem along Bulabog Beach is one of the first accomodations in the area and has since grown to 24 private rooms and 16 dorm beds built around a century-old tree. The dorm beds are perfect for solo travelers and include a light breakfast; standard rooms are also available for groups of two or three people. Perhaps the highlight of a stay at Lazy Dog is meeting their resident dog Whiskey—you can hang out with him at Whiskey’s Cafe, their in-house restaurant.
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