As the capital of North Sulawesi, Manado is a fast-rising destination for both leisure and business travellers. Through the years, it has caught the interest of tourists with its historic places, like its temples and churches. The city is also home to nature-inclined attractions from lakes to volcanoes as well as a top snorkelling and SCUBA diving destinations. If you are wondering where to stay while in Manado, here are the top accommodations, from luxury to affordable lodgings.
Enjoy the beautiful views of Manado from this one-bedroom apartment. Boasting ocean and mountain views, this home sleeps up to three people and creates a soothing atmosphere that’s sure to help you relax throughout your stay. There is an electric stove and refrigerator for your cooking needs. The queen-sized bed and sofa bed are available for a comfortable sleep. If you need any laundry done, consult the receptionist in the lobby to assist you. This home is close to two supermarkets, cinemas, shops, and restaurants.
Top guest reviewsthe view from the room is breathtakingi think this room has the best view in this buildingit was clean and cozy with all standard necessities working finethe place is very well maintained and clean
Host:the host is super nicethe host is really friendlyRead more reviewscute place in the very convenient areathis place is quite convenient as well
Admire the beautiful sights and sounds of Wanea from this one-bedroom home for up to two people. Built with an old, classic style, the home promises a soothing atmosphere that guarantees you a restful stay throughout. There is an air conditioner and spring bed for your comfort. There is also Wi-Fi for your convenience. Located in the middle of Manado City, this home is only 10 minutes away from Yesus Memberkati Statue, 15 minutes to Bahu Mall, and 25 minutes to Soekarno Bridge.
Top guest reviewsthe rooms are big and very clean with a nice common balcony with view over the cityit is so clean and comfortablethe room and bathroom are really cleanRead more reviews
Host:hosts are very friendly and helpful felt like homewe had a fantastic stay and felt like part of the family the owners are very nice and welcomingsuch a welcoming place victor and his parents are very friendly
From a hotel name synonymous with luxury, the Four Points by Sheraton Manado suits the taste of the city’s upscale guests. Situated on top of the shopping centre, this hotel has the most strategic access to the downtown area of Manado and its waterfront.
The hotel has an outdoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness room. The Four Points by Sheraton has 257 rooms and 41 suites with WI-FI access and a seating area and guests can pick rooms with either city or sea views.
Friendly staff, comfortable beds, hot showers, clean dorm rooms with individual showers, small pantry for coffee and tea, well-equipped rooms and a fitness center
Convenient location, 17 minutes walk to the port, conveniently located in the center of Manado, close to the airport and Bunaken island, walking distance to Mega Mall and easily accessible from the port, conveniently located near popular attractions and public transportation
For those looking for a clean and comfortable hostel in Manado, stay at Manado Green Hostel – one of the top rated hostels in the city! This inexpensive accommodation is close to key locations, like the Manado Harbor and the mall. Going beyond when it comes to service, guests can expect assistance from booking flights to hailing a taxi early in the morning.
Manado Green Hostel offers 4-bed and 6-bed dormitory rooms for males and females. Mattresses are tidy and the rooms are comfy. Breakfast is huge and the hostel’s kitchenette lets guests prepare food. For those venturing to the villages of Indonesia, the hotel offers free luggage storage.
Those looking for luxury hotels in Manado should stay at the Grand Luley Manado, a 4-star resort set in a 6 hectare (14.8 acre) verdant and lush property. When it comes to location, this resort is in the perfect spot – Bunaken Island is just across from here and the resort is within the National Marine Park, right at the edge of a mangrove forest. For guests who needs to go to the city centre, it is only 35 minutes away.
Set in beautifully landscaped gardens, Grand Luley Manado has an outdoor pool, spa, fitness centre, and multilingual staff. Its luxurious villas provide the best amenities to make each guest have the perfect stay, while in Manado.
Outside the city centre, this modern house is perfect for families, travelling in Manado. It is located in a residential compound - Citraland Manado - and provides 24-hour security to all residents. To beat the heat, the house has its own swimming pool with outdoor shower, while not far from the house is a waterpark.
With 2 bedrooms, this is great for groups and families. Fitted with western facilities like hot shower, previous guests love the attentiveness of the host and the facilities, like their fully equipped kitchen.
Stylish House with Swimming Pool
Price: from 49 USD
Number of Guests: 4
For those who love staying in new hotels, book your nights at the Ibis Manado City Centre Boulevard. As one of the new additions to the list of hotels in Manado, guests can expect modern rooms and amenities. This 154-room hotel is housed in an 11-storey building, right in downtown Manado. Nearby, are shopping malls like Manado Town Square and Manado City Centre Boulevard.
Rooms offer either sea or mountain views. In-room facilities include Wi-Fi, coffee/tea maker, minibar, hair dryer, LCD TV, and safe. The hotel also offers complimentary breakfast, room service, free parking, and an on-site restaurant.
A great home base for those diving in Manado is Mapia Resort, a laid-back resort tucked within a landscaped garden setting. Away, but not far from the city, Mapia Resort offers a strategic location for guests. Rooms are made of wood, typical of Indonesian craftsmanship and designed with lots of space and fitted with ample amenities.
The resort also offers family rooms as well as Wi-Fi, private parking, outdoor pool and a restaurant and bar. Those with special diet requests can ask for this kind of menu. Catering to international guests, the resort offers multilingual staff.
Address: Jl. Raya Tanawangko Kalasey I - Dusun II, Kec. Pineleng - Kab. Minahasa, Kalasey Satu, Manando, Kabupaten Minahasa, Sulawesi Utara 95361, Indonesia (see map)
Price: from 69 USD
For those looking for inexpensive accommodation in Manado, Hotel Sakura offers pocket-friendly rates with a great location, making this hotel one of the top-rated Manado hotels. A no-frills place to stay, in the city of Manado, guests can enjoy basic amenities and services like free parking, cable TV, kettle, Wi-Fi, and toiletries.
As one of the newest hotels in the city, guests can expect to stay in a clean and safe hotel with Hotel Sakura. Manado’s harbour is only 3.6 kilometres (2.2 miles) away from this hotel.
Address: Jl. Laut Aru No.71 Ranotana
997 meters (0.7 mi) from God Bless Park
When coming to Manado for diving, stay at the Janji Laut Resort, a nature-engulfed accommodation, some 35 kilometres (21.7 miles) away from the city. Overlooking the famous Bunaken National Marine Park, this is the best place as a home base for those who want to explore one of the world’s best diving spots.
Cottages and the rest of the resort are primarily made of wood, giving Janji Laut Resort a relaxing and elegant vibe. Pick from rooms with either sea or garden views. Rooms have private balconies, canopy beds, seating areas, and minibars. The resort also has an outdoor pool with stunning views of the sea.
Listed on Airbnb, this 3-bedroom villa is the perfect accommodation for those who want to experience a luxurious villa, with a group but not break the bank. Made of wood, following local designs and craftsmanship, this villa overlooks Bunaken National Park. It also has its own private beach. Guests can enjoy luxury and privacy at this villa without spending a lot of money.
To name some of its amenities, this villa has Wi-Fi, onsite parking, ironing and laundry facilities. Dedicated staff can assist guests during their stay and its outdoor spaces and decks with stunning views are just some of the villa’s highlights.
Tanawangko, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
21.06 km (13.1 mi) from God Bless Park
Top guest reviewsthe furniture and the beds are wonderfulbeautiful villa great view terrace and pool and the food was incredibly goodwow - what an incredible place the villa the view the pool the food - everything was absolutely fantasticgreat view serene beautiful house nice pool lovely crew tasty food private beachevery day they prepared a lovely breakfast and dinnerwell run and cleanclean rooms decent taste of decoration and refurbishment
Host:christian and the other staff took great care of usgood owner…good staff…travel is full of surprises) the staff will help with everything elsethe staff is phenomenal and took exceptional care of usfine host lovely personel and delicious mealsRead more reviewsbeautiful location right on the cliff edgevilla manare is a totally awesome placethe location is great for exploring the areas around tomohon and for bunaken national parkstay here if you want a relaxing place away from the cityso many different places in the house to sit down and relax
Enjoy a private villa, while in Manado with Beach Villa Robinson. Perfect for those who love to explore Bunaken National Park, this 2-bedroom villa is suited even for those with little kids. Each bedroom has a king-sized bed and fitted with ample amenities, such as Cable TV, Wi-Fi, washer, dryer, iron, parking, and kitchen.
Its outdoor infinity pool has great sea views. From the cliff, take the steps to the villa’s private beach. Staff includes a cook that can prepare sumptuous meals, from breakfast to dinner.
Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia
20.98 km (13.1 mi) from God Bless Park
Top guest reviewsrelaxing by the infinity pool with a proper coffee - what more does one neefthe beds we super comfortable the air conditioner in the bedrooms worked wellwe enjoyed the cooling infinity pool and viewgreat house great pool great see view great team to support your stay great foodwe were just so comfortable with all of the attention to detailthe water was very nice mostly clean and had considerable lifehouse & pool are beautifully lit and cleaned dailythe place was very beautiful clean the staff norbert is very friendly and helpful
Host:the staff team were very nice and helpfulstaff were great serving good breakfasts/dinner provided at a time of our choicethe staff were super accommodating and the food wonderfulthe staff we met were all lovelythanks patrick you deserve to be a super hostRead more reviewsabsolutely stunning locationyou can eat delicious meals in a wonderful location a little away from the townvilla robinson is a gorgeous house in a beautiful leafy and tranquil location by the seathank you patrick for sharing this great location with uswe had an idyllic week at villa robinson we loved everything about the house and location
Make your choice
Exploring Manado, from its vibrant city centre to its outstanding diving sites and countryside are made even better with varied options when it comes to accommodation. Be it for luxury, private lodging to no-frills budget-friendly hostels, guests will have the best stay, in Manado.
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