6 Affordable Staycations In Makati For Your Next Lazy Weekend
There are only a few long weekends left in the second half of the year. Sometimes, it’s awesome to plan a quick 3-day trip that gets you out of the city. Other times the thought is way too tiring. Once in a while, it’s an awesome idea to use the weekend to wind down without having to pick up after yourself. The solution? Affordable staycations in Makati that won’t break the bank.
Makati is an amazing city within the Philippines. By day and on weekdays, it is the business center of Manila. At night, its numerous dining and partying options come to life, whether you want an unforgettable night out, or just a chill hang. On weekends especially, Makati becomes a quaint neighborhood. There are pop-up markets to explore, parks to enjoy, and nooks to have some quiet time at.
Of course, while you’re already thinking about exploring Makati, do so in an unhurried pace. Check into a hotel so that you can sleep in air-conditioned comfort, not have to do the dishes, and enjoy the weekend the way it was meant to be enjoyed.
Badly need a break but don’t have leaves to spare? Let any of these affordable staycations in Makati be your ticket to relaxation.
1Berjaya Hotel Makati
Berjaya Hotel is located in Poblacion, one of the hippest neighborhoods in Makati! It is walking distance to many cool bars, restaurants, and places of interest in the area, including Century City Mall, and A Venue. While it’s officially a traveller’s hotel, check into this place if your barkada wants to try some of the establishments in Poblacion. (We have a list for that!) The location means you don’t need to spend time and money on taxis getting back to your hotel. After your night out and lazy morning, you can even take a dip in Berjaya’s pool.
Berjaya Hotel Makati
7835 Makati Avenue Corner Eduque Street, Makati City, Philippines 1209
Talk about a home away from home! Versailles Stay offers big suites great for groups. Each is outfitted with a kitchenette, living room, dining area, and more. You may never want to leave! Lounge by their pool, or get a much-needed workout in at their gym. Versailles Stay is located right in the Makati Business District, and is close to malls like Glorietta and Greenbelt. Visit the museums in the area like Yuchengco Museum or Ayala Museum, then spend an afternoon basking in sunshine at one of the many parks in Makati.
Salcedo Tower, 169 H.V. Dela Costa, Makati, Metro Manila
3Guijo Suites Makati
San Antonio Village is one of the up and coming neighborhoods in Makati. It does have a quiet residential feel, but scattered within it are many homegrown cafés, restaurants and hangout spots. It is also close to the main business district. Guijo Suites becomes the perfect place to spend your quiet weekend if you want to get to know the neighborhood. Book your family a suite here, and enjoy hotel luxuries with a homely touch.
Philihappy Pro Tip: Always check Guijo Suites’ website for special promos on room rates during off-peak seasons!
Guijo Suites Makati
7644 Guijo St. San Antonio Village, Makati City
4La Casita Mercedes
Affordable staycations in Makati usually mean staying in the usual type of hotels, but this one is something different. La Casita Mercedes is a historic house-turned-hotel. It has only seven guest rooms, with beautiful design that makes you want to relax. The rooms are good for couples or solo travellers, but you may book more than one room for your group so that you can appreciate the thought that went into the interiors! It is also located within Poblacion, which means that you can go back to a quirky hotel after exploring a quirky neighborhood.
La Casita Mercedes
5956 Enriquez cor. Fermina Streets, Poblacion, Makati City
5The Hotel at Green Sun
Green Sun in Chino Roces Avenue Extension has become one of the go-to event venues as of late. Did you know they also have a hotel? Combining industrial elements and contemporary artwork, these hotel rooms are complete and luxurious. Book this place if you plan on catching up on a lot of missed sleep. You can also explore the other side of Chino Roces, which is near one of the best places in Makati for food: Little Tokyo.
The Hotel At Green Sun
2285 Chino Roces Avenue Extension, Makati City
6BSA Suites Makati
Planning on a big sleepover with your friends or cousins? Look no further than BSA Suites. It is truly one of the more affordable staycations in Makati because of its value for money. Their suites are spacious and complete. You can even cook up a feast in your suite’s kitchenette. Just ask the hotel staff for the utensils you need. You won’t want to get out of your suite once you check in, but you could explore what Legaspi Village has to offer while you’re there.
BSA Suites Makati
103 Carlos Palanca Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City
The next time you feel like you need a breather but aren’t willing to travel so far, go ahead and book one of these affordable staycations in Makati. After a restful weekend, you’ll be ready to tackle the work week head-on!
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