It is officially the start of “Ber” months in the Philippines! What better way to welcome it than to spend a lovely weekend away in the City of Pines? With its cooler temperature, great (and cheap!) food, and cozy vibes, Baguio is the perfect place to take a quick breather.  

In this blog, we’ll guide you to the most affordable B&B’s, condos, and transient houses in Baguio. Read below! 

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Top Transient House in Baguio 

1. RiCio Haus 

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Address: 27 Regidor St, Baguio, 2600 Benguet

RiCio Haus is an affordable apartment-type Baguio hotel that’s near Baguio Botanical Garden and The Mansion. This transient house in Baguio has got everything you need for you to be comfortable, including free WiFi and room service. So if you’re a remote employee looking for a change of scenery, this is the place for you. 

The place even comes with flat-screen TVs with cable channels, as well as standard kitchen amenities such as a refrigerator, microwave, and stovetops. And if you need assistance with laundry or even restaurant recommendations, their front-desk staff will gladly help you. 

2. R Bed and Breakfast 

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Address: 80, Upper General Luna Baguio, Baguio City Proper, Baguio

Strategically located in the center of Baguio is R Bed and Breakfast, an affordable B&B ideal for couples. Their rooms have a combination of modern and rustic interior design, which makes the overall vibe homey and cozy. They have a wide variety of rooms that can accommodate both couples and families. 

And, of course, since it is called a bed and breakfast, this transient house in Baguio serves a la carte and continental breakfast options – which you can either enjoy in their restaurant or have it served in your room! 

3. M&H Residence Transient 

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Address: Santo Nino Road, Bakakeng Central 2600 Baguio City 

Looking for a nice and quiet transient house in Baguio where you can spend some much-needed time off with close friends or family? M&H Residence Transient House in Baguio is the one for you. 

Each guest house is spacious enough which makes it perfect for big groups. The house also comes with various in-house facilities such as cooking equipment, tableware, a wide parking space, and even a billiard table! You can even bring your pet here as this is a pet-friendly hotel in Baguio! 

Plus, this house is located where you can see the most breathtaking view of mountains and sunrise. So make sure you get up early! 

4. Lovely and Cozy Megatower Condo 

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Address: Mega Tower Residences, Sandico Street, Baguio, 2600 Benguet

Located in the heart of Baguio City is an affordable condo-type hotel called Lovely and Cozy Megatower Condo. Living up to its name, this place is ideal for couples who would like to experience a romantic Baguio staycation. 

Here you can enjoy your own studio unit away from the hustle and bustle of the city. A wide range of facilities is also available for guests to use including a flat-screen TV, kitchenette complete with cooking equipment and tableware, and your very own balcony where you get to see the beauty of Baguio. 

Baguio Tourist Spots 

To make your trip more memorable and enjoyable, check out all the tourist spots in Baguio below. 

Read our Baguio Tourist Spots 2022 blog for a more in-depth guide to the best places in Baguio City.

1. Mines View Park 

The most famous Baguio tourist spot is Mines View Park where you can see the stunning view of the Cordillera Mountains and Benguet’s old copper and gold mine. You can also try on the Ifugaos’ traditional clothes and take a photo. 

2. Burnham Park

A Baguio tourist attraction with an artificial lake. Here you can do many activities such as riding a swan boat, or even jogging and biking 

Must-read: Burnham Park: Guide to Exploring One of Baguio’s Most Welcoming Attractions

3. The Mansion

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Make your Baguio City staycation extra by visiting the official summer residence of the President of the Philippines 

4. Strawberry Farms in La Trinidad 

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When in Baguio, one of the things you should do is to pick fresh strawberries at La Trinidad, Benguet 

5. BenCab Museum 

If you have a great appreciation for art, head to BenCab Museum, owned by none other than Benedicto Cabrera, our National Artist for Visual Arts 

Where to Eat in Baguio 

1. Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant

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A family-style restaurant that serves pure Cordilleran cuisine 

2. Cafe by the Ruins 

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Get to relive Baguio’s rich history within these stone walls. Formerly an outdoor cinema that was built in 1912, it was then later converted into an American’ governor’s residence during WWII. It was only in 1998 when Cafe by the Ruins was established. 

3. Choco-late de Batirol 

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A rainforest garden restaurant known for its hot chocolate and traditional Filipino cuisine 

4. Agara Ramen 

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An authentic ramen bar in Baguio City 

5. Foggy Mountain Cookhouse 

A Mediterranean al-fresco restaurant that provides a great view of Baguio City 

How to go from Manila to Baguio 

Via private car 

  1. Take NLEX
  2. Take Exit 85, then right into SCTEX 
  3. Transfer to the right lane and drive to Baguio via Tarlac
  4. Take the Tarlac exit and follow the road signs to MacArthur Highway 
  5. Once you’re on MacArthur Highway, drive straight to Tarlac and Pangasinan until you reach Rosario, La Union 
  6. From Rosario, turn right into Kennon Road 
  7. However, if you prefer the wider lanes of Marcos Highway, drive further into Rosario and turn right towards the new entrance 

Approx travel time: 4-5 hours 

Via bus 

  1. You can take the Victory Liner bus from Cubao to Baguio, but you can also board the bus from Caloocan and Pasay bus terminals. The bus liner also offers a Deluxe Express trip for a more comfortable ride. 
  2. Another bus liner that offers trips to Baguio is Genesis Bus from their Cubao and Avenida terminals. 
  3. Other bus liners with routes to Baguio are: Dagupan Bus, Dangwa Transit, Philippine Rabbit, and Saulog Bus.

Approx travel time: 7 hours 

Frequently Asked Questions About Affordable Transient House in Baguio 

What are the best hotels in Baguio? 

There are many popular hotels in Baguio, including: 

  1. The Manor at Camp John Hay 
  2. The Forest Lodge at Camp John Hay 
  3. Grand Sierra Pines Baguio 
  4. Holiday Inn Baguio Hotel 
  5. Hotel Elizabeth Baguio 
  6. Hyatt Terraces Baguio Hotel 
  7. Chalet Baguio Hotel 
  8. Holiday Inn Baguio Hotel 
  9. Le Monet Hotel 
  10. Diplomat Hotel Baguio 

What are the cheap hotels in Baguio? 

If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Baguio City, here are some of the best ones: 

  1. RiCio Haus 
  2. Mountain Lodge Baguio 
  3. South Drive Baguio Manor 
  4. Baguio Lefern Hotel Military Cut-off 
  5. R Bed and Breakfast 

For more affordable hotels in Baguio City, visit www.zenrooms.com 

What are the usual Baguio hotel rates? 

Depending on the type of hotel, Baguio hotel rates can go as low as P1,000 to P15,000 per night. 

How long does it take to travel from Manila to Baguio via bus? 

It takes approximately 7-8 hours to travel from Manila to Baguio. 

Does the Victory Liner bus travel from Cubao to Baguio? 

Yes, the Victory Liner bus travels from Cubao to Baguio. You can check their bus schedules here. 

How much is the bus fare from Manila to Baguio? 

Depending on the type of bus (aircon, non-aircon) and bus terminal, the bus fare from Manila to Baguio can range from P390 to P800.
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