Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Where to stay in Boracay? 3 Budget Accommodations

3 Cs--Cheap. Comfy. Cool. Three budget accommodations (for solo backpackers) in Boracay are in my little red book on budget travel.

MNL Beach Hostel Boracay photo

Get ready to mingle. Here, recommends:

No. 3 | Frendz Resort Boracay
Address: Off-Station 1, Balabag Beach, White Beach, Boracay 
Phone:(036) 288 3803
Rate: starts at Php400/person for dorm room

+ points
  • a minute walk to the White Beach
  • friendly staff
  • 2 minutes to the D'Mall and to food and entertainment venues
  •  known for its house party. great place to meet other backpackers
- points
  • spartan accommodation (you get what you pay for)
  • no hot shower

No. 2 | Tree House Boracay 
Address: Station 3, Angol, Manoc-manoc, Boracay 
Phone:036.288.3601, 0908.810.0738

Rate: starts at Php200/person for dorm

 + points
  • beachfront property
  • friendly staff
  • quieter side of White Beach
  • cheapest rates along the White Beach
  • good food and cheap beer
 - points
  • a bit far from where the action is
  • no hot shower
  • rooms have seen better days

No. 1 | MNL Beach Hostel Boracay

 The epicenter of the most interesting backpacking crowd in Boracay! Easily the top pick!

Address: Road 1A, Bulabog, Barangay Balabag, Boracay 5608
+ points
  • newest hostel in the island
  • friendly staff
  • pod-style bunk beds for privacy 
  • built-in facilities like personal socket, lamp and ledge
  • 8.5 inch spring mattress 
  • hotel grade linen and pillows
  • heated rain showers
  • FREE Breakfast, FREE Linen, FREE Bath Towel, FREE Beach Towel and FREE Locker 
  • movie night
  • karaoke night
  • Bring Your Own Meat Grill party at the roofdeck

 - points
  • far from the White Beach
 Happy travels~


  1. Frendz is the best for me! I stayed in Tree House din before. Sila ang cheapest up to this day i think. Have to try MNL pa :)

  2. u hav cell phone number of frendz resort?can i ask?

  3. Indeed. It's the best place to stay if you are on a solo trip, Mica!


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