Top 12 Capsule Hotels In Manila, Philippines - Updated 2024

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Manila is one vibrant city. It has beautiful skyscrapers, big shopping malls, speakeasy nightlife, one of a kind indie music scene, beautiful artisan markets, and several Instagrammable places to visit. Those are only a few of the things you should look at when you visit the capital of the Philippines. Despite its heavy traffic and punishing pollution, you’ll discover a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. It is home to very friendly locals, a mouth-watering food scene, and a rich history. Moreover, these budget-friendly capsule hotels in Manila will surely make your stay one for the books. Staying at capsule hotels is perfect for solo travelers, so complete these things to do alone, and check out this list of the top capsule hotels in Manila, Philippines, for stays.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Dormitos (from USD 13)

Dormitos, located in Cubao, is an ideal capsule hotel for those who wish to see more of what Quezon City has to offer. Cubao is an easily accessible area, and you’ll have no problems getting to the rest of Metro Manila. Cabs, vehicles for hire, and public transportation are abundant. One of the more creative sleeping capsules in the Philippines, Dormitos captures the feeling of sleeping in your spaceship’s barracks in the future. For connectivity and convenience, we highly recommend staying at this capsule hotel You’ll get to your itinerary in a jiffy. No muss, no fuss.

The pods are private and feature a charging port, a reading table, Wi-Fi access, and mood lights.

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9.0 User Rating

Address: 115 Harvard Street, Cubao
8.31 km (5.2 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Non-smoking rooms Laundry Internet services Safety deposit box WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning Designated smoking area

2. Lub d Philippines Makati (from USD 14)

Lub d Philippines Makati is one lovely hotel with stylish and modern design rooms. This capsule hotel in Makati has a wide selection of rooms that will suit each kind of traveler, even a family with kids.

All rooms here are equipped with air-conditioning, closets, and views of the city. While other more sophisticated rooms have flat-screen cable TV, a refrigerator, a tea/coffee maker, and an electric kettle. It also has a spacious in-house restaurant where you can order food, play billiards, and have your business meetings. Moreover, it has a rooftop bar where you can have date nights or just drink a couple of beers with your friends.

You can choose to stay in a mixed dormitory or private rooms. The property also has a separate dormitory for female guests. The shared rooms have curtains for privacy and lockers to keep your things safe.

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Lub d Philippines Makati

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 7820 Makati Avenue Barangay Poblacion,
1.12 km (0.7 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre Laundry

3. Heroes Hotel (from USD 51)

Heroes Hotel is one of the themed hotels with charming common areas. The rooms are elegant and have all the things you need including a comfortable bed with bedding and linens. They also have rooms here which have a balcony with a view of the city. It also has other amenities and services, like free use of bicycles, a business center, and an in-house restaurant that serves international and steakhouse cuisine. Moreover, they have complimentary breakfast every morning.

The Quadruple Room features two bunk beds and can comfortably accommodate four guests. You can store your belongings in the room cabinet, browse your favorite content using the Wi-Fi, and take hot showers in the bathroom.

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Heroes Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 1260 Lemery Street cor. Osmena Highway
2.62 km (1.7 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

4. Kabayan Hotel Pasay (from USD 46)

Kabayan Hotel is one of the best hotels in Manila that has comfortable capsule rooms. It’s located a 15-minute drive away from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, so a lot of travelers go to this hotel due to its accessibility and good location.

Aside from affordable capsule rooms, they also have deluxe rooms for solo, couple, and group travelers. It has a classic style and rooms that are equipped with a minibar, a sitting area, air-conditioning, and private bathrooms. Other services and amenities include a 24-hour front desk with luggage storage, a business center, car rental services, an in-house restaurant, and function areas.

Dormitory, Pad Twin, and Pad Solo are some of the accommodation types you can consider here. While the dormitory has a common bath and toilet, the pads have private washrooms! All three have a studying lamp should you wish to complete urgent work.

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Kabayan Hotel Pasay

Wifi Available

Address: 423 EDSA, Brgy. 98
3.39 km (2.2 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

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5. 1 River Central Hostel (from USD 8)

If you’re in Manila to experience the night scene, 1 River Central Hostel is the one to book, for it is located in Makati, where the nightlife is booming and places for shopping are aplenty.

These capsule rooms for rent in Manila are dormitory rooms for girls, boys, and mixed. All the units are air conditioned and feature Wi-Fi, fans, shared bathrooms, and safety boxes. Each bunk here includes a privacy curtain and wardrobe for your valuables. There is also a 24-hour front desk where you can store your luggage.

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1 River Central Hostel

7.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 1109 J.P. Rizal Guadalupe Viejo
2.08 km (1.3 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Internet services Express check-in/check-out Safety deposit box Tour desk Luggage storage WiFi Available

6. Lokal Hostel

Lokal Hostel is one artsy haven with its wall adorned by artworks and doodles. It is located in downtown near Century Mall, Ayala Center. A. Venue Mall, and Makati Museum as well as to public transport, including the train, “jeepney”, taxi, and bus stops.

The rooms are plenty with different features to choose from, including a female dormitory, a single room with shower, and a double room with shower. It also has other amenities such as a 24-hour front desk, a library, and Wi-Fi in public areas.

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Lokal Hostel

7.4 User Rating

Address: 3F, 5023 P. Burgos St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City, Makati, Manila, Philippines, 1210
841 meters (0.6 ft) from Salcedo Weekend Market

7. Urban Hostel (from USD 16)

Urban Hostel Makati is one stylish hostel with elegantly styled rooms that are lavished with artwork and lovely decor. Other amenities in the hostel include a 24-hour front desk, snack bar, ticket service, and tour desk.

The property features air-conditioned dormitory rooms as well as rooms for 2 guests that are both equally comfortable. All units here are equipped with flat-screen cable TV and sofa. It also has private bathrooms that have showers and city views.

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Urban Hostel

Wifi Available

Address: 16B United Street, Barangay Kapitolyo, Pasig City
4.15 km (2.6 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Family rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning

8. The Fort Budget Hotel - Bonifacio Global City (from USD 12)

The Fort Budget Hotel - Bonifacio Global City is a budget-friendly accommodation near Makati, Bonifacio Global City, and The Fort Shopping Strip. Each room is fitted with tile floors, air conditioning, a closet, and a sitting area. They also feature a bathroom with a hot and cold shower. You will also find there a 24/7 front desk that will answer all your queries and needs. Other services the hotel offers include free parking, luggage storage, currency exchange, laundry services as well as a tour desk that can assist you with affordable excursion packages.

Here, you’ll find triple, twin, and quadruple rooms, family rooms, 1 person mixed dormitory, and rooms for six or eight adults.

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The Fort Budget Hotel - Bonifacio Global City

7.3 User Rating

Address: 5756 Condominium, Tower 1, Kalayaan Avenue cor. Northbound EDSA (under Kalayaan Bridge/Flyover), Makati, Manila, Philippines, 1000
1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Fire extinguishers Family rooms Safety deposit box Terrace Security alarm Garden Internet services On-site parking

9. Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar

Tambayan Capsule Hostel is not your ordinary hostel. It is posh and elegant and with lots of amenities, including an in-house bar and restaurant, which can serve you anytime. It also has a lot of common spaces like the shared lounge, which will let you meet other travelers from different walks of life. Aside from capsule rooms with bunk beds, the hostel also offers single and double rooms. All rooms here are equipped with air-conditioning, some rooms have flat-screen televisions and desks, while others have shared a bathroom.

As per location, you’re in Malate, which is in the heart of Manila. There are a lot of famous attractions nearby, including Rizal Park, Manila Ocean Park, World Trade Center, and Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden.

You can choose from twin rooms with shared bathrooms, capsule mixed dormitory, premier, twin premier, and quadruple capsule rooms. The property also features a premier capsule for female guests.

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Tambayan Capsule Hostel & Bar

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1607 Bocobo Street, Malate, Manila, Philippines, 1004
4.49 km (2.8 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

10. Aurora’s Private Cabin-Capsule Room (from USD 9)

Booking Aurora’s Private Cabin Capsule Room is for those who do not mind staying at a busy residential street in Makati’s Pio del Pilar area. The capsule room is part of a dormitory building, so you can expect countless budget-friendly stores and eateries around the building. This rental is one of the most affordable rooms you’ll find near the Central Business District, so for those who are traveling on a budget, this is an ideal place to stay.

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Aurora’s Private Cabin-Capsule Room

Address: 6938 Washington Street Aurora’s Capsule
1.41 km (0.9 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Board games/puzzles CCTV outside property Adult only Shops (on site) Non-smoking rooms Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout Air conditioning

Other accommodations with capsule rooms

11. Stay Malate (Wanderers Guest House) (from USD 8)

If you’re planning to visit Manila and have no idea where to stay, this lovely hostel will help you a lot based on its location. Stay Malate (Wanderers Guest House) is located in Malate, which is the heart of Manila. It is near Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Intramuros, Manila Cathedral, Ninoy Aquino Airport, and a lot of restaurants.

All rooms here have a shared bathroom while suites have their private bathroom. If you’re looking for new people and to gain some friends, Stay Malate (Wanderers Guest House) has a lot of common space for you to choose from, including a Terrace Lounge that has a restaurant, grill, and bar. There is also a common area with cable TV, a free library, darts, and musical instruments.

You can choose from double, triple economy, and family rooms as well as mixed dormitories with a fan or air conditioning for your stay. Single rooms with fans are also available here.

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Stay Malate (Wanderers Guest House)

7.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 1750 Adriatico St. corner Nakpil, Malate
4.3 km (2.7 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms

12. Touristation @ Crowne Bay Tower

Whether you’re in Manila for a short stay or just passing through, Touristation @ Crowne Bay Tower is an accommodation that can suit your needs. It is comfortable, new, and spacious. You’ll love that the rooms here are equipped with towels, toiletries, and a flat-screen television. This property in the Philippines also offers recreational facilities like a fitness center and an outdoor pool. Other services at this hotel in Manila include free Wi-Fi in each room, 24/7 security, daily housekeeping, easy check-in/check-out, and luggage storage.

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Touristation @ Crowne Bay Tower

Address: Crowne Bay Tower, #157 Roxas Blvd, Baclaran,, Pasay, Manila, Philippines, 1702
4.88 km (3.1 mi) from Salcedo Weekend Market

Settle in for a unique stay in Manila

Manila will never fail you with its many wonders that include historical monuments, fun day tours, vibrant night scenes, and warm people. You’ll be delighted with its delicious street food, too. If you’re looking for affordable and unique hotel rooms in Manila, the Philippines, our list of budget-friendly capsule hotels and hostels will help you have that stress-free vacation.

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