10 Best Hotels To Stay In El Nido, Philippines

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A municipality on the majestic island of Palawan, El Nido is home to some of the Philippines’ finest, untouched cliffs, coral reefs, and white-sand beaches. The unique geological formations that surround the area are a sight to behold, making the municipality a paradise of its own. With all its attractions, it offers plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. One of the best things to do here is island hopping. There are various island-hopping tours you can choose from, including Cadlao Channel, Cave Exploration, History Islands, Matinloc Island, Small Lagoon, and Tapiutan Strait. However, if you only want to sit back, relax, and get away from the city, you can simply let the magnificent surroundings do the work. Check out our list of the 10 best hotels to stay in El Nido, Philippines.

1. Casa Kalaw (from USD 201)

Casa Kalaw is majestically nestled in El Nido’s first eco-master-planned development, Lio Tourism Estate. As a Filipino-inspired boutique resort, it boasts intimate hospitality and warmth that will make you feel at home throughout your stay. It has 42 well-appointed guest rooms, each equipped with a cable TV and a private bathroom. It features an indoor restaurant, but al fresco dining is also available. The game lounge and outdoor pool are excellent spots to unwind alone or spend some quality time with your loved ones.


Casa Kalaw

Wifi Available

Address: Lio Tourism Estate, Palawan
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. Sea Cocoon Hotel (from USD 62)

A mid-scale hotel with 27 spacious rooms, Sea Cocoon Hotel is only 5 minutes away from the beach. Its downtown location makes it an excellent choice for those who wish to escape into tranquility. Various restaurants serving international cuisines are nearby, so you will never run out of dining options. Nonetheless, you can enjoy a complimentary breakfast served every morning. To provide you a comfortable stay, its rooms feature a spring mattress fitted with memory foam. Each room has a private balcony too.


Sea Cocoon Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Calle Real, Barangay Masagana, Palawan
Accommodates: 2

Pets allowed 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Ironing service Internet services Safety deposit box

3. Fisheye The Rooms (from USD 114)

Fisheye The Rooms has a studio apartment and two rooms that offer luxury accommodation a few steps away from the beach. Each unit has a balcony overlooking a small garden, making it an excellent spot to relax and take a breath of fresh air. The interior design is a perfect blend of modern and authentic local elements, creating a cozy space for you to unwind. A water heater is available in every private bathroom which lets you take a relaxing bath any time of the day.


Fisheye The Rooms - The Studio

Wifi Available

Address: G. Del Pilar Street, Palawan
Accommodates: 4

Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Internet services Safety deposit box Gift shop Tour desk

4. Maligaya Beach Bungalows (from USD 80)

With a beachfront setting, Maligaya Beach Bungalows provides guests with an exceptional retreat. The structures and facilities here are made of native materials to help preserve the island and its beauty. You can enjoy the same luxury you will find in five-star hotels without posing threat to the environment. All rooms have a private terrace with breathtaking views of the sea. Every morning, you can choose from a selection of four healthy breakfast meals to be served in your room.


Maligaya Beach Bungalows

Wifi Available

Address: Corong Corong Beach, Palawan
Accommodates: 2

Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Breakfast in the room Internet services Express check-in/check-out

5. SANSE Boutique Hotel (from USD 76)

SANSE Boutique Hotel is conveniently 1.7 km (1.1 mi) away from Ipil Beach. You have nothing to worry about getting around the area because shuttle services are provided. With a 24-hour front desk, it can attend to your needs and requests any time of the day. A continental breakfast is served every day, allowing you to start your day right with a delectable meal. Each room has a private bathroom and a desk. Complimentary WiFi is available too.


SANSE Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Abdulla Street, Palawan
Accommodates: 3

Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Breakfast in the room Internet services

6. Balai Adlao (from USD 197)

Balai Adlao prides itself as a sanctuary by the sea, offering accommodation designed for those seeking a peaceful vacation. It provides many indoor and outdoor activities that will make every minute of your stay count. Each room is perfect for up to two guests, equipped with a cable TV, and coffee- and tea-making facilities. Conveniently, it is only five minutes away from El Nido Airport. You will not have difficulties getting here because it has complimentary airport shuttle services.


Balai Adlao

Wifi Available

Address: Lio Tourism Estate, Palawan
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Internet services Safety deposit box WiFi Available Free WiFi

7. La Colonial (from USD 120)

A 1-star inn located in an easily accessible location, La Colonial is only 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Lapus-Lapus Beach, 5 km (3.1 mi) from El Nido Airport, and 7 km (4.4 mi) from Big Lagoon. It is ideal for vacationing couples and backpackers looking for a budget-friendly accommodation that offers complete amenities. Each room has a private room and a patio with stunning garden views. Every morning of your stay here, you can choose between an American or continental breakfast.


La Colonial

Address: Barangay Corong-Corong, Sitio Bubulungan, National Highway Km 264, Palawan
Accommodates: 3

Parking Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Breakfast in the room

8. One El Nido Suite (from USD 78)

Promising world-class accommodation services, One El Nido Suite features 33 stylish rooms. Each room has a cable TV, built-in closet, and private bathroom. Complimentary breakfast and WiFi are provided during your stay too. For further convenience, it has a dedicated tour desk with a friendly staff that can assist you in planning your trips on the island. You can also request massage services to relieve your stress and tension. The front desk is open 24 hours, ensuring that your needs are met at all times.


One El Nido Suite

Wifi Available

Address: Lot 2, Barangay Corong-Corong, Palawan
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Facilities for disabled guests Breakfast in the room

9. MG Chateau Hotel (from USD 97)

Only 0.4 km (0.3 mi) away from Nacpan Beach and 12 km (7.5 mi) from El Nido Airport, MG Chateau Hotel offers budget-friendly accommodation with an invigorating atmosphere. Each room has a private bathroom, wardrobe, and patio. You can start your day right with either an Asian or continental breakfast. At the shared lounge, you can sit back and relax before or after going out to explore the island. There is a beautiful sun terrace as well.


MG Chateau Hotel

Address: Calitang, Barangay Bucana

Daily housekeeping Parking Massage On-site parking Soundproof rooms Snorkelling Shared lounge/TV area Sun terrace

10. Lagùn Hotel (from USD 136)

Lagùn Hotel is home to 37 well-appointed rooms and suites with contemporary interiors. It offers many leisure facilities that guarantee a meaningful stay from the moment you arrive until you leave. You can take a soothing dip in the rooftop infinity pool surrounded by spectacular views of the surroundings or get a rejuvenating treatment at the spa. A bar is also located on the roof deck, serving you some refreshing beverages as you enjoy the lovely view. Its on-site restaurant, Habi Restaurant and Bar, is open all day.


Lagùn Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Balinsasayaw Road, Barangay Maligaya, National Highway, Palawan
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Find comfort in El Nido’s heavenly beauty

El Nido is one of the best places you can escape to when you need to take a break from your fast-paced life. With all its beaches, cliffs, and reefs, its majestic beauty is beyond incomparable. Make your visit even more memorable and check out some of the best hotels to stay in El Nido, Philippines!

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