10 Budget Hotels in Baguio – Updated 2017

Looking for an affordable place to stay for the Panagbenga festival? We round up 10 hotels where you can stay for less than P1,000 a night.
Baguio City attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every February as it celebrates its biggest festival, the Panagbenga. With major events and activities scheduled throughout February, well until the first few days of March, expect it to be difficult to book budget hotels in Baguio, especially those located near Session Road, Baguio's main thoroughfare, where the parades, street festivities, and more will be happening. Rates will also spike up due to the high-tourist influx.

Panagbenga Festival


Festival-goers, backpackers, and independent travelers need not spend a fortune when there are several accommodation alternatives that are easier on the pocket, still close enough to the center of all the festival action, and worth their money.

 

1. Baguio Village Inn

Expected Budget per Person per Night: P315 to P855
Address: 355 Magsaysay Ave, Baguio, 2600 Benguet

Both local and international guests can expect this inn along busy Magsaysay Avenue to still afford them some peace and quiet from the city, with their offering of affordable yet cozy rooms. The location provides a view of the mountainside and the inn has its own restaurant with samplings of both local and international dishes.

 

2. Casa Vallejo

Expected Budget per Person per Night: P1,205 (P2,410.71 for a room for two)
Address: Upper Session Road Baguio City Baguio, Session Rd, Baguio, Benguet

Casa Vallejo


One of the few remaining American structures in Baguio, Casa Vallejo offers guests a slice of history. It used to be a detention center and refugee center, and survived bombings back during World War II, as well as the 1990 earthquake. It has since been awarded the titles as one of the oldest institutions in the city. The boutique hotel offers cozy interiors and ample amenities for the tired backpacker or tourist.


More about Casa Vallejo here.

 

3. Baguio Tacay Inn

Expected Budget per Person per Night: P450
Address: Lt Tacay Rd, Baguio, Benguet

Baguio Tacay Inn


Though a good distance from the city proper, the Baguio Tacay Inn offers visitors a view of the hillside, along with cooking and dining amenities and facilities. The toilet and bath, though, are shared, as well as the lounge area, making it more appropriate for a big group.

 

4. Tam-Awan Village

Expected Budget per Person per Night: P500
Address: 366-C Pinsao Proper, 2600 Baguio City

Tam-Awan Village


For as low as P500, get to avail of rooms that showcase local craftsmanship and culture. The Tam-Awan Village also showcases the cultural and artistic wealth of the Ifugaos. The only disadvantage is that it is located quite far from where most of the festivities will be taking place.

 

5. Lyn's Baguio Transient Homes

Expected Budget per Person per Night: P1,000 (P2,000 peak season rate for room for two)
Address: 79-B, Citycamp Alley, Baguio, 2600 Benguet

Lyn's Baguio Transient Homes


For those wanting to do away with a hotel environment but still looking for some privacy, these transient homes, located near Burnham Park, provide guests with basic amenities such as furnished bedrooms and equipped kitchens so they can feel right at home.

 

6. Red Lion Pub and Inn


Expected Budget per Person per Night: P400 (P800 regular rate for room for two)
Address: 35 Leonard Wood Loop, Barangay Manuel Roxas, Baguio, 2600 Benguet

Red Lion Pub and Inn


To get a taste of the music scene in Baguio, the Red Lion Pub/Inn, located along Upper General Luna Road, allows both locals and foreigners to mingle and enjoy both native and international specialties. Guests get to unwind by trying out the establishment's recreational facilities like billiard tables and karaoke rooms, to the backdrop of the live performances each night.


7. La Brea Inn

Expected Budget per Person per Night: P600 (P1,200 for room for two)
Address: Session Rd, Baguio, 2600 Benguet

La Brea Inn


This tourist inn gives visitors a taste of bustling Baguio City, situated in the heart of the district and near places of interest such as shopping centers, local hangout places, and dining establishments. Travelers will also appreciate its proximity to transport terminals. All rooms are equipped with their own in-house telephone, toilet and bath, and cable TV. The rooms also provide a view of the Panagbenga activities taking place along Session Road.

 

8. Hotel 45


Expected Budget per Person per Night: P900
Hotel 45 is conveniently located within walking distance of SM Baguio, the Baguio Cathedral, the public market, along with other bars and restaurants.

Hotel 45


It offers non-air conditioned rooms with their own toilet and bath, as well as cable TV. Breakfast is served for free and WIFI is available.

 

9. Safari Lodge

Expected Budget per Person per Night: P1,000
Address: 191 Leonard Wood Rd, Baguio, Benguet

Safari Lodge


Located along Leonard Wood Road near the area of Upper Session Road, the residence-turned-mountain-chalet-like Safari Lodge gives tourists a place to stay conveniently near the town proper and yet far enough for some privacy and relaxation. Those with a taste for adventure will appreciate the unique safari décor (stuffed animals and moose heads), part of the proprietor's collection, a former hunter. Guests, whether there for business or leisure, can choose from a number of spacious budget rooms.

 

10. Lou's Three Bedroom Transient House

Expected Budget per Person per Night: P250 (P1,000 for room for four)
Address: 97 Green Water Village Road, Camp John Hay, Baguio, 2600 Benguet

Lou's Three Bedroom Transient House


For as little as P250 per person (for a minimum of 4 guests) or P1,000 per night, groups can stay at this transient house where basic amenities such as cooking/grilling facilities, toilet and bath with hot and cold shower, and cable TV are offered. It's also near the Victory Liner main bus terminal. Festival-goers, take note: guests are not allowed to bring any alcohol or to return to the house drunk.


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