Java Jazz Lodging House

Budget fan or aircon rooms located beneath an artsy café and gallery in Tagaytay City

Java Jazz Lodging House has four backpacker-friendly budget rooms located beneath a roadside café and art gallery in Tagaytay City.


Photo by Betty Tianco
  • Calamba Road, Sungay West, Tagaytay City, Cavite
  • Along the ridge road on the way to Picnic Grove, but not on the ridge side
  • Near a local church and many other Tagaytay hotels, lodges, and establishments with rooms for rent
  • Rooms are located on the lower levels of a structure also housing a café and art gallery, which are visible from the main road
  • Accessible via public transport, particularly local tricycles

Ideal for:

  • Backpackers looking for budget rooms in an artsy bohemian setting
  • Foreign travelers looking to experience a slice of local culture; highly popular with international travelers as it was featured in the Lonely Planet Philippines guidebook


  • Basic rooms with painted concrete walls, tiled floors, and simple, functional furniture
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    Photo by Betty Tianco
  • Bohemian ambiance of the sort preferred by globetrotting backpackers and budget travelers
  • The café and gallery are housed in a building with colorful walls, native wood furniture, and woven banig mats, with lots of vibrant, independent artwork lining the walls and floors


  • Four basic rooms with an option for ventilation by fan or air-conditioner; a single bathroom with basic  fixtures is shared between two rooms, each with direct access
  • Two rooms have queen beds, while two rooms have a twin setup using a pullout bed


Photo by Betty Tianco
  • Java Jazz Café and Restaurant, which serves coffee, hot chocolate, and freshly cooked meals
  • Art gallery selling paintings and other merchandise produced by local Cavite artists
  • WiFi sticks provided for guests upon request