4 accommodations with the best views under $40/night in Manila, Philippines

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So you want a getaway with breathtaking views in Manila, Philippines, but don’t want to spend so much?

Look no further!

We’ve rounded up four accommodations that offer the vistas you want without breaking the bank. Whether you’re a budget traveler or want to make the most of your hard-earned money, these options under $40/night will give you quite the experience.

Let’s dive in and discover the best views that won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

Clean & bright compact studio with an unobstructed view

Clean & bright compact studio with an unobstructed view

Price: $28/night (for 2 persons)

Secure your piece of paradise from this compact studio, located at the back of Ever Gotesco Mall for uninterrupted views of Sierra Madre.

Whether solo or sharing with a friend, this bright unit offers two single beds (one a pull-out) and a dedicated workspace. Free amenities like high-speed WiFi, hot water, pool, gym, playground, and jogging paths make this the ideal home base for urban explorers, while the kitchenette allows for quick meals to fuel your adventures. There’s also a washer in-unit so you can get fresh, clean laundry always.

High-floor residential one-bedroom condominium with a city skyline view

High-floor residential one-bedroom condominium with a city skyline view

Price: $32/night (for 2 persons)

Perched on the 38th floor with city skyline views, this high-rise condominium offers city living connected to the conveniences of SM North EDSA (a large shopping mall in Quezon City). 

Spacious enough for up to four guests, the fully furnished unit features everything you need for comfort during your stay. Enjoy easy access to the mall’s selection of shops, dining options, and entertainment venues, while the MRT station provides quick transit around Metro Manila. The balcony lets you take in the twinkling night lights of Quezon City from above, and day parking is available on a first-come basis with reservations possible.

Fully furnished studio deluxe unit where you can view the sunrise

Fully furnished studio deluxe unit where you can view the sunrise

Price: $36/night (for 2 persons)

Wake up to the sunrise from this cozy studio deluxe unit located in New Manila near Gilmore Station and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.

Situated on a high floor, this apartment features cable TV, speedy WiFi, and skyline views to energize your day. The compact yet well-organized layout includes a fully equipped kitchenette ideal for light meals, a double lock door for security, and complimentary tea, coffee, and distilled water. Great for a solo traveler seeking a home base for business or pleasure, or a couple looking for an affordable getaway. This furnished studio promises a comfortable and convenient stay close to the city’s bustle.

Minimalist studio unit with floor-to-ceiling windows

Minimalist studio unit with floor-to-ceiling windows

Price: $39/night (for 2 persons)

This minimalist studio unit is your ticket to day-to-night city views. Nestled close to Eastwood Ferry Station and in the heart of Eastwood City, this 24-square-meter condo offers all the comforts of home in a modern package.

Wake up to floor-to-ceiling windows framing the metropolis, then cook up your favorite meals in the equipped kitchenette. After a refreshing shower, slip into the plush queen-size bed that pulls out to sleep four (with extra fees). When you’re ready to venture out, stroll to nearby restaurants, shops, and cafes. Then after that, come home to your retreat with private, paid parking on-site.

If you’re planning a trip to Manila on a budget, there’s no need to fret with our abovementioned accommodations. From skyline views to beautiful sunsets, you can enjoy Manila without spending much on your stay. So pack your bags, grab a buko juice, and explore Manila with a view that you won’t believe you paid under $40/night for.