Are there any budget hotels near Ninoy Aquino International Airport?


If you’re looking for a budget-friendly hotel near NAIA, forget it. You are in the wrong country.

There are budget rooms in private homes, budget dormitories or hostels and budget Airbnb.

If you want to stay close to the airport, the cheapest hotel you can book for at least USD 57 is Achiever’s Airport Hotel, which is just a stone throw’s away.

A more affordable homestay, NoMadsMNL Backpackers Homestay, charges USD 19 and it is only a 10-minute drive from the airport.

As a matter of fact, there happens to be quite a few inexpensive accommodation options within a reasonable distance from Ninoy Aquino International Airport. On Agoda you can find a long list of hotels close to the airport.

What is the best time of the year to find cheaper accommodation?


If you are arriving in the country with a cheap flight, then the odds are that hotels will also be less expensive at that time of the year.

The rainy season is from June/July to September/October, and this is when you will save money in your travels.

What’s the best area to stay in Manila on a budget?


Like any other city, accommodation near the tourist centers is more expensive, as you only need to walk to all the popular places.

That does offer an advantage because of Manila’s bad traffic. But as mentioned before, if you don’t mind going on an adventurous commute, then stay near Paco, Santa Cruz, Sta. Mesa, Tondo, Sta. Ana, and Sampaloc.

Rates for these areas can be as low as USD 10, especially in an Airbnb. If you are looking for hotels in these areas, well, you will pay twice as much.Also, take note of the word budget – standards are really low and the rooms will be pretty basic.