Top 11 Cheap Hotels In Baguio, Philippines - Updated 2024

Lawrence
Lawrence 
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Nestled in the highlands, about 1540 metres (5050 feet) above sea level, Baguio is a mountain town that serves as a respite from the summer heat for residents of Philippines. The cooler climate is because of its elevation and the shade of abundant tropical pine forests. With its stunning mountain scenery and lush green parks, it’s the ideal retreat for those seeking to escape the crowds and connect with the serenity of nature. And, there are plenty of things to do and see in Baguio. From hiking to horseback riding, rowing on lakes to rushing down ziplines, outdoor activities abound, allowing to take full advantage of the cool, fresh mountain air with every breath. Furthermore, foodies will love it here as you’ll find a lot of great restaurants in Baguio. To experience it at its best, we recommend visiting during the dry season, from November to April. To help travellers on a budget do just that, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 cheap hotels in Baguio, Philippines, just for you.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) 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 February 19, 2024.

1. Grand Sierra Pines Baguio (from USD 128)

Surrounded by pines and nestled amidst the mountains, Grand Sierra Pines Baguio invites you to embrace the calming power of nature. Every room has a balcony, with either mountain or garden views and the minimalist yet woodsy interiors draw your attention out to them. The relaxing scenery is supported by a host amenities designed to make your getaway even more stress-free, including complimentary breakfast, a spa and wellness centre, a mini library and an art gallery, perfect for those seeking solace. There are also two restaurants on site serving up Filipino favourites and Asian and American delights, so you need not venture out to indulge in the sights and sounds of Baguio’s great outdoors.

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Burnham Park
Less than a 20-minute car ride away from Grand Sierra Pines Baguio, you'll find Burnham Park, a vast expanse of greenery offering a wide range of recreational activities. To enhance your experience, consider renting a bike or roller skates, both available within the park. These options offer an enjoyable means to leisurely explore the park at your own pace, taking in its stunning gardens, athletic fields, and picturesque pathways. It's not just a convenient way to navigate the area but also an excellent opportunity to fully appreciate the park's peaceful ambiance and natural splendor. Whether you're accompanied by family or friends, cycling or roller skating at Burnham Park can add an extra layer of enjoyment to your visit.
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Grand Sierra Pines Baguio

Wifi Available

Address: 43 North Outlook Drive, Benguet
3.22 km (2.0 mi) from Burnham Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

2. Hotel Elizabeth - Baguio (from USD 65)

Hotel Elizabeth is a cheap accommodation in Baguio that offers great introduction to the stunning natural beauty of the area. Select guest rooms have balconies with breathtaking mountain views, and it even has its very own pine forest, where you can enjoy a picnic and take in the cool mountain air. It is also close to a number of outdoor attractions, including Wright Park, Mines View Park and Camp John Hay, where you can take a horseback ride through the green surrounds.

For those who prefer walking, the surrounding neighbourhood offers plenty of shaded green spaces to explore. When you’re done, you can revive those tired feet at the hotel’s spa, sit back and admire the scenery from its outdoor terrace, or restore your energy with their highly rated complimentary breakfast.

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Hotel Elizabeth - Baguio

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Felipe Street corner Gibraltar Street, Benguet
2.98 km (1.9 mi) from Burnham Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace

3. Microtel by Wyndham Baguio (from USD 78)

Situated right next to the Victory Liner Bus Terminal, Microtel by Wyndham Baguio is a great choice for those looking for an affordable way to explore Baguio. Not only can you go straight from the bus to your accommodation, it’s also within easy walking distance of a wide variety of restaurants along the Session Road, and the sights, scents, sensations and delicacies on offer at the Baguio City Public Market. For the foodies amongst you, it also features an excellent complimentary breakfast and have a tapas restaurant on site. Other notable features include free WiFi throughout the property, modern rooms with carefully considered amenities, and great hospitality.

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Microtel by Wyndham Baguio

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Upper Session Road, Benguet
1.22 km (0.8 mi) from Burnham Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests

4. El Cielito Inn - Baguio (from USD 67)

El Cielito is centrally situated property, just 200 metres (218 yards) from the regions’ largest shopping mall, SM City Baguio, making it the perfect option for those who want to add some retail therapy to their itinerary. Beyond the great location, it features clean and comfortable rooms, free parking, free WiFi, and a fabulous complimentary breakfast. There’s also an in-house spa with massage services that you’ll be more than grateful for after a day packed full of of shopping and sightseeing. Feeling peckish? There’s a restaurant on-site serving up a wide selection of local and international cuisines.

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El Cielito Inn - Baguio

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 50 Northdrive Engineer's Hill
999 meters (0.7 ft) from Burnham Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace

Baguio Tour Guide

Sonia Yambot

Sonia Yambot

Hi! I'm Sonia and I'm a licensed tour guide of the Department of Tourism in Baguio City, Philippines. I do city tours around the City of Baguio and I take tourists to all the beautiful and historical site and places, you can experience the beauty of nature while learning about the amazing history it hides. I also do airport and hotel pick up and I also oraganize tour packages. I invite you to visit Baguio City and for sure it will be one of your most memorable trip ever! See u soon!

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5. G1 Lodge (from USD 87)

With a chic, modern facade and interior inspired by and made using the pines that are ever-present in Baguio, G1 Lodge is a designer hotel without the price tag to match. It offers sleek, simple and affordable accommodations, with delightful design touches and splashes of vibrant colour that make it as warm and inviting as the reception you’ll receive from the hotel’s cheerful staff. It’s also in a great location, close to shops, restaurants and the lush gardens and parks that Baguio is known for. Other highlights include free WiFi, a trendy coffee bar and restaurant, and the fabulous city or mountain views from the balconies available in most of the rooms.

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G1 Lodge

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2 Leonard Wood Road, Benguet
779 meters (0.5 ft) from Burnham Park

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

6. The Orchard Hotel Baguio (from USD 87)

From its quirky and colourful reception with floral details inspired by its name, to its stylish and modern rooms with eclectic touches, the Orchard Hotel Baguio is made for sharing on social media. Every room, from the simple deluxe economy rooms to the grand and trendy lofts, has instagrammable details that’ll put a smile on your face and those of your followers. Other millennial must-haves include a highly-rated dim sum restaurant with dishes that deserve to be photographed, free WiFi throughout the property, and a location close to all of Baguio’s best restaurants and nightlife.

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The Orchard Hotel Baguio

Wifi Available

Address: 49 Legarda Road, Benguet
588 meters (0.4 ft) from Burnham Park

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking

7. Venus Parkview Hotel (from USD 77)

Located about 0.2 km (0.1 mi) from the beautiful Burnham Park, where you can go rowing on the lake in colourful watercraft or take a romantic stroll through stunning rose and orchid gardens, Venus Parkview Hotel is an excellent option for couples. Some other features that make it a great choice for an affordable couples getaway include free toiletries and bathrobes, in-room spa service and massages, relaxing balconies with scenic views in select rooms, a restaurant with a menu diverse enough to cater to any date night, and event halls, including a grand ballroom, just in case you’re ready to plan that big day.

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Venus Parkview Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 19 Kisad Road, Benguet
374 meters (0.3 ft) from Burnham Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking

8. Mountain Lodge and Restaurant (from USD 58)

This converted summer house, with its rich wood panelling, stonework and mountain cabin decor feels right at home in the highlands. Offering a homestay experience and rooms with private or shared bathroom facilities, it is a cosy choice for budget-conscious travellers. The restaurant serves a great breakfast for a very small additional fee and the property is just 700 metres (765 yards) away from the best place to savour the essence of Baguio - Baguio Botanical Garden. It’s lined with pine trees that have earned Baguio the nickname ‘City of Pines,’ and its vibrant gardens feature impressive sculptures, celebrating the local tribes and their culture. It’s also a great place to pick up some native handicrafts.

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Mountain Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 27 Leonard Wood Road
1.38 km (0.9 mi) from Burnham Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Ironing service

9. ZEN Rooms Mountain Lodge Baguio (from USD 41)

Sometimes a sense of zen can only be found by forgoing extravagances and focusing on the simple things in life. With its fuss-free, no frills approach, the ZEN Rooms Mountain Lodge Baguio does this really well. Each room is neat, clean, unfussy and fitted out with the basics — a desk, a flat-screen TV, free WiFI and a private bathroom. As a bonus, every one has its own balcony and most come with a free breakfast included. Considering its central location, close to most of Baguio’s top attractions, you’re also unlikely to be spending much time in your room anyway, so it makes sense that the owners have focused on pairing things back and keeping prices minimal, too.

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ZEN Rooms Mountain Lodge Baguio

Address: Mountain Lodge and Restaurant, 27 Leonard Wood Rd, Baguio
1.37 km (0.9 mi) from Burnham Park

Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Free WiFi Process in place to check health of guests Physical distancing in dining areas Non-smoking rooms Access to health care professionals Parking

10. The Podium Boutique Hotel (from USD 28)

The Podium Boutique Hotel offers a stylish, contemporary urban feel well suited to young or young at heart travellers on a budget. It’s one of the most affordable hotels in Baguio but it features sleek, modern rooms with a choice of sunset or sunrise mountain views.

It also has a craft beer and coffee bar on site, and hosts regular art exhibitions and events. Its complimentary all-day breakfast is available anytime from 8am to 8pm and for more dining options, there’s a Mongolian barbecue, local fast food and international favourites at the alehouse. Guests love the great views of Baguio city and the friendly staff, and with its affordable nightly rates, I’m sure you will too.

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The Podium Boutique Hotel

Address: Km. 4 Bakakeng Central Marcos Highway, Benguet
2.76 km (1.8 mi) from Burnham Park

Fire extinguishers VIP room facilities Heating Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Non-smoking rooms Free parking Smoke alarms Cashless payment available

11. Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre, an IHG Hotel (from USD 75)

For a relaxing stay in Baguio City without breaking the bank, check out Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre. As the name suggests, it sits in the heart of the City of Pines, which means you’ll have access to most popular attractions including Burnham Park, Session Road, SM City Baguio, Mines View Park, Camp John Hay, The Mansion, Tam-Awan Village, and a lot more.

The hotel features comfortable rooms with great in-room amenities such as flat-screen cable TVs, tea and coffee maker, minibar, and more. It also features an on-site restaurant and bar that serves international cuisine all day long. Wi-Fi can also be accessed anywhere in the hotel free of charge.

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Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: No. 56 Legarda Road, Benguet
659 meters (0.5 ft) from Burnham Park

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

Beat the heat without breaking the bank in Baguio

Baguio is an ideal and affordable destination for escaping the crowds, chaos and soaring summer temperatures in the lower lying parts of the Philippines. High up in the mountains and shaded in large parts by acres of pine trees, it enjoys refreshingly cool temperatures and a sense of tranquility that allows you to leave all that gets you hot and bothered far behind. Whether you’re retreating from the heat or just seeking sanctuary in peaceful natural surroundings, it’s easily accessible by all means of transport and as you can see above, there are plenty of great budget hotels in Baguio, that put it even more within reach for anyone looking for somewhere to chill out.

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