Planning a vacation in Palawan? If you’ve got your itinerary down pat but are still looking for places to stay, this list is for you. From affordable but beautiful Airbnb’s, to luxurious and relaxing resorts, Palawan has it all. Whether you’re looking for just a place to crash, or you want the full pampering experience, you can definitely find your place in Palawan.
Located along Manalo Street, Bahay ni Lolo Manit (House of Lolo Manit) is a serene house made with centuries-old solid wood and the homiest of interiors. If you’re one for a relaxing, quiet getaway, this house might be for you - it’s located in the quiet area of the city, yet is still accessible from the bay walk, the market, malls, banks and bars, and is 5 minutes away from the airport. The space is perfect for families or large groups too: it has 2 bathrooms, 4 bedrooms, a kitchen, WiFi, a heater, air conditioning, TV, complimentary essentials, and is wheelchair accessible.
Bahay ni Lolo Manit
Address: 15 Manalo Street, Puerto Princesa, Palawan (see map)
Price: from 71.03 USD
If you’re a couple that’s traveling to Palawan, you might find refuge in Prince John Lodging and Restaurant. With its beach-front view where you can swim and relax, romantic dinners and a chef for a host, Prince John Lodging and Restaurant might just make for the perfect romantic getaway to Palawan. The space is good for two, with free WiFi access, free parking, and a laptop-friendly workspace.
Prince John Lodging and Restaurant
Address: San Vicente, Palawan, 5309 Port Barton, Philippines (see map)
Price: from 70.14 USD
Number of Guests: 2
If you like to be pampered but at the same time like the thrill of an outdoor adventure, Kokosnuss Garden Resort offers just that, and at an affordable rate too. This resort has an international restaurant for your cravings, massage services for your pampering needs, and is also only a 10-minute walk from the nature trail headed up to Mount Tapyas Point. The Maquinit Hot Springs is also only 25 minutes away by tricycle, and the resort offers snorkeling and island-hopping services to its guests. Aside from all these perks, you can expect excellent service too as their staff speaks 4 languages, and excellent amenities like WiFi access, air conditioning, laundry services, family rooms, room service, barbecue facilities, entertainment staff, and shuttles and cars for hire.
For those who want to focus more on the travel itinerary than the accommodation, Bahay ni Takeshi is an affordable and accessible option. This family run bed-and-breakfast is located in the heart of the city, and is near the airport, department stores, and coffee shops. They also offer free pick-up and drop off at the airport, and offer free WiFi access, free parking, hot tubs, TV, complimentary essentials and air-conditioned rooms for guests.
Puerto Princesa, MIMAROPA, PhilippinesSuperhost
Top guest reviewslovely breakfast and good wifi and warm friendly vibesalso the best wifi connection we had in all of palawannice view and many nice places outside roomthe room itself was spacious nice bed beautiful bathroom and the wifi and ac always workedthe view from the room is all green breakfast is goodclean quiet areavery clean and tidy inside and outthe room is wonderfully clean & comfortablethe room was clean and comfortable with japanese touchesbest place to stay in the city very clean and confortable
Host:marifi was a fantastic hostmarifi is a very gracious hostthank you for being a great hostthe owner was really friendly and helpfullovely place and sweet hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectwill definitely come back here if i am ever at the locationreally friendly host and in a great location close to the city centre and airportperfect for a place to stay in puerto princesa it's close to everything you need shops restaurants etcvery warm and nice lady the location is very convenient to bay walking and sm mall
If you want world-class amenities but also want the easy beach access, check out Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center. With its sea-front area and wide expanse (it’s a 7-hectare/17-acre island), Discovery Island Resort is just as serene as it is accessible to the must-do activities in Palawan. It’s a 5-minute boat ride from Coron Town, and it also offers island-hopping, diving, snorkeling and kayaking. The resort can also arrange motor biking and mountain trekking activities for you if you request them. Discovery Island offers guests WiFi access, a bar and restaurant, airport shuttle services, and meeting/banquet facilities.
If you want to go on a truly luxurious vacation in Palawan, Busuanga Bay Lodge is your ideal accommodation. This resort has a fitness center and full-service spa, and front desk staff that can assist with sightseeing and travel itineraries too. They also have a lot of activities lined up for guests, like diving and fishing activities, 5-minute boat ride trips to the Japanese wreck-diving sites, and they also have non-motorized sports facilities for your use at no cost. Aside from all of these, Busuanga Bay Lodge also has free WiFi access, an infinity pool for guests, a private dive center, an in-house wine cellar, air-conditioned rooms, in-room safes, minibars, TVs with cable, airport shuttle services, a restaurant, and suite bathrooms with hair-dryers and showers.
This fully fenced property is a treat for lovers of the outdoors: it has a huge garden filled with flowers, butterflies and birds. There are also a lot of activities available for guests: from visiting the Underground River, island-hopping in Honda bay, to going on a one-day trip to El Nido, hosts at Villa San Manuel can definitely make it happen. This two-story, Nipa style house has 2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms, WiFi access, indoor and outdoor kitchens, free parking, a heater and air conditioning, a TV, laundry machine and complimentary essentials.
Puerto Princesa, MIMAROPA, Philippines
Top guest reviewsinternet wifi and tv were all goodgood aircon en well equipped kitchenthe room upstairs has a stunning view of the oceanthere is a outdoor dining area with a nice table and chairs for 6 for dining al frescothe wifi is slower than we are used to but adequate for browsingit was very clean and cozythe house itself was clean and linen/towels are suppliedit was clean had everything you neededit was very clean and was well-equipped for our stayi would have liked/paid extra to have extra towels a fresh set of linen/half way clean during stay
Host:she is supernice and helpfulcynthia was a great hostcynthia was a great hostcynthia is a great hostcynthia is a great host everything was smoothRead more reviewsnice location and very quietso it is ideal in that it is secluded but close to everything fun in puerto princessa8 minutes walk to lovely white sand beach and microtel resortcynthia's place is in a beautiful location close to everything you need - including the beachit is an ideal location for us to stay in puerto princesa palawan
Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa has everything you could possibly look for in an ideal space - not only is it accessible from the Underground River, it also has an outdoor pool and pampering spa treatments available. It’s only a 5-minute drive from Sabang Terminal, and has activities lined up for guests here, like ATV, jungle trails, and mangrove paddle boating. The Sheridan also has a fitness center and water sport equipment rental for your pleasure. They also offer airport shuttle services, free parking, TV, air-conditioned rooms, private bathrooms, and minibars and coffee-makers for guests.
Explore beautiful Palawan with beautiful places to stay
Palawan is filled with many sights to see, but half of what makes a perfect trip is the place where you’d be staying. Palawan has many offerings when it comes to accommodations fit for any kind of traveler - whether you’re a solo backpacker, a couple with an adventure-filled itinerary, or a traveler who likes to be pampered with world-class amenities.
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