Staycation is the next best thing to a full-blown vacation. And since we’re halfway through 2022, perhaps it’s time to treat yourself to one. If you don’t have time to look for one, well, my friend, you’re in luck!

Below, we list budget-friendly staycations to help you relieve stress. Remember, sometimes, we get a little carried away by life’s challenges, but that’s okay because at least we get to do a staycation! *wink*

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Staycation Hotels In and Near Manila 

1. La Trinidad Pension House 

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Address: 3 1801 V. Gomez St, Marikina, 1800 Metro Manila

La Trinidad Pension House is located within a residential area in Marikina, but is not too far from commercial establishments. So whenever you need to grab a bite, withdraw money, or even do a little bit of shopping, it wouldn’t be a problem at all. 

Its rooms are spacious enough for two people, making it the ideal place for an affordable yet ultra comfy staycation in Manila. 

Amenities: 24h Front Desk, Parking, Air Conditioning, Hot Shower, Free WiFi, 24h Room Service, 24h Security, SPA (Massage) 

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2. Casa Colada 

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Address: Blk 81 Lot 5, Rose St., Brgy Rizal, Makati City 

If you think that Makati only offers grand staycations, think again. At Casa Colada, you can experience a budget-friendly yet enjoyable staycation. Their rooms are cozy and just the perfect size for you to enjoy your own company, or even with another person. It is also complete with basic cooking equipment, including an electric kettle, a rice cooker, and a mini-fridge. 

Feeling like cooking something special for the day? No problem! The place is near wet markets and convenience stores, too. 

Amenities: Free WiFi, Air Conditioning, Parking, Common Kitchen, Designated Smoking Area, 24H Security 

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3. Tagaytay Country Hotel 

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Address: 1315 Emilio Aguinaldo Hwy, Silang Junction North, Tagaytay, 4120 Cavite

Nothing says staycation quite like a weekend away in Tagaytay. Besides, that’s where the majority of people from Manila go when they need a quick breather, right? 

Tagaytay Country Hotel offers a relaxing vibe at economical prices. Their rooms are well-lit and big enough for you to even squeeze in a quick workout! The hotel also offers facilities like a swimming pool and spa – something that you may find useful for relaxation purposes. 

Apart from being close to shopping malls, The Picnic Grove and The People’s Park Tagaytay are also only 10 minutes away by car. 

Amenities: Free WiFi, Air Conditioning, Hot Shower, Parking, Swimming Pool, Hotel Restaurant, Concierge, Tour Desk, Designated Smoking Area, 24H Security

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4. Dr Mert’s Boarding House Rental 

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Address: Quisumbing Street, Trancoville, Baguio City, 2600 

If Tagaytay doesn’t tickle your fancy, do a staycation in Baguio instead. This place is ideal for those who are traveling with a big group, as Dr Mert’s Boarding House Rental accommodates a minimum of 5 people per room. So if you’re thinking of doing a family reunion, or even a gathering with the barkada, this place is worth checking out. 

During the day, you can head to Burnham Park, then devour some cheap eats at Baguio Night Market at night. 

Amenities: Free WiFi, Hot Shower, 24H Front Desk, Parking, Designated Smoking Area, 24H Security 

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5. Baymont Suites and Residences 

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Address: 3992 Airport Road cor. Mactan St., Baclaran, Paranaque City 1702

It’s true that there are numerous things to do in Paranaque, so why not have your staycation in the hub of casinos? 

Baymont Suites and Residences is a good value-for-money hotel, as it offers you a deluxe experience at half the price. So while you save big on accommodation, you can go crazy in casinos or shopping! Truly an awesome way to relieve stress. 

Amenities: 24H Room Service, Airport Shuttle (Extra Cost), 24H Security, SPA (Massage), Air Conditioning, Hot Shower, Free WiFi, 24H Front Desk 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Staycations In and Near Manila 

Where to staycation in Manila?

There are a number of staycation hotels in Manila, but if you’re looking for affordable stays, definitely check out Baymont Suites and Residences, Casa Colada, and La Trinidad Pension House. Find more here at

Where to staycation in Tagaytay? 

If you want to experience a luxe staycation without breaking the bank, Tagaytay Country Hotel is the best place to go to. Find more here.

What to pack for my staycation?

All you need to pack is your essentials, including clothes, toiletries, and face masks. You can also bring board games, your favorite candle, a book, your gaming console, or your self-pamper kit! 

Why should I take a staycation? 

Besides being cheaper and the fact that you can do it any time of the year, taking a staycation is great for your mental health. Plus, isn’t the idea of doing nothing all day attractive enough for you?