A top tourist destination in the Philippines, Baguio draws over a million visitors every year. It’s been dubbed the summer capital of the Philippines for good reasons.
But even with over a hundred hotels and resorts, accommodation establishments in Baguio quickly get fully booked during the peak months including the Christmas season, Holy Week, summer and of course, during February when tourists flock to the city to celebrate the Panagbenga Flower Festival.
Peak season or not, there's no need to spend a fortune on your Baguio accommodation.
Whether you're traveling as a pair, a family or a group, there are plenty of cheap transient houses in Baguio under 500 PHP.
Cheap Transient Houses in Baguio – A Quick Look
For this list of Baguio transient houses, Bookingera wants to help you save extra money, which you can spend instead on good food and shopping. Here are four of the best and cheapest transient homes under 500 PHP per person you should check out:
|Ashburn's Transient Rooms||800 m||COMPARE RATES|
|Ashburn's Transient Rooms 2||800 m||COMPARE RATES|
|Zeb's Transient House||1.4 km||COMPARE RATES|
|Monzon's Transient Homes||1.9 km||COMPARE RATES|
1. Ashburn's Transient Rooms – Best Transient Rooms
Rates: 840 for 2 pax; 420 per pax
If all you want is a simple, clean and a cheap place to stay in Baguio, look no further than Ashburn's Transient Rooms. This property is conveniently located close to Central Mall, the market and other attractions with Mines View Park only 400 meters away, Session Road 600 meters away and Burnham Park 800 meters away.
There are plenty of rooms for couples, families, and groups. One room can accommodate a max of 10 people at incredibly cheap rates. Bathrooms are shared. Be sure to double check that you're not leaving any nasty hoo-hah behind after your shower or poop session.
You get to enjoy complimentary unlimited drinking water and hot coffee with your booking.
The best part:
There are CCTV cameras in place. It's safe, accessible and cheap. What more could you ask for?
For its price, Ashburn's Transient Rooms is a good deal all around. But it's not for you if you're looking for some privacy. The rooms do not have windows so they tend to get a little too hot during noon time and the summer season.
- Convenient and accessible location
- Close to the transport hub
- Simple facilities and clean rooms
- Accommodating owner and staff
- Unlimited drinking water and hot coffee
- No privacy
- No windows for rooms
- Shared bathroom
2. Ashburn's Transient Rooms 2 – Cheapest Room Rates
Rates: 620 for 2 pax; 310 for one person
The Ashburn's Transient Rooms 2 offers the same amenities and facilities including shared kitchen, complimentary coffee and drinking water as well as close accessibility to the transport hub, mall and market.
If you're up to some walking, it's easy to get to Session Road, Burnham Park and other attractions within the city center.
The rates are slightly cheaper than the Ashburn Transient Rooms probably because of the location. It's not as easy to find as the other building. It's also worth noting that there are no complimentary towels. Additional charges apply if you request for one.
- Close to conveniences and transport hub
- Hospitable and accommodating staff
- Complimentary coffee and unlimited drinking water
- Comfy and clean rooms
- Shared bathroom
- No complimentary towels
- Not as easy to find
3. Zeb's Transient House – Best for Groups
Rates: 2,500 PHP for 6 PAX; 417 per person
Located in Rainbow Hills Subdivision, Zeb's Transient House may not be walking distance to Burnham Park and other tourist spots in Baguio but it's a cheap transient house perfect for groups.
The property offers studio rooms for couples and apartment-type accommodations that can accommodate 6 to 12 people. Rates are cheaper for groups. If there's just the two of you, the rate per person is more than 500 PHP. But if there are 6 of you, the rate for a 6-pax apartment is 2,500 PHP. That's about 417 per person.
Facilities include free WIFI, free parking (though space is narrow), kitchen so you can cook and save money on food and a quiet, peaceful environment all in all.
There are no fans inside the rooms so it gets hot during the summer.
- Kitchen and dining area
- Spacious, clean and cozy rooms
- Quiet and peaceful environment
- Friendly and accommodating owners
- No electric fan
- Weak water pressure
- Narrow parking space
4. Monzon's Transient Homes – Pet-Friendly
Rates: 980 for 2 pax; 488 for 1 pax
If you're going to Baguio with the whole gang including your cuddly pet, Monzon's Transient Homes is a pet-friendly, cheap Baguio transient house for couples, families, and groups.
While it's not as close to popular attractions and landmarks, it's still an accessible location if you're bringing a private car. The property offers free private parking and a host of amenities including free WIFI, private bathrooms for each room, electric kettle and more.
If you're not bringing your own car, the property offers car rental.
This property just started welcoming guests last March 2017. The building and facilities are still fairly new.
- Private bathrooms for each room
- Free private parking
- Not that close to popular landmarks
- Parking space may be limited during peak season
Ready for your budget Baguio trip?
If you're ready to have fun in Baguio on a budget, we suggest doing a DIY Baguio tour instead of hiring a tour guide and van rental. You might also want to book this Tree Top Adventure at an incredibly affordable price.
If your itinerary's all set, don't wait for tomorrow. Go book your cheap transient house today.
Now all you have to do is pack and enjoy your Baguio shenanigans.
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