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Where to Stay in Bacolod: A Hotel Guide for the Masskara Festival

Double the festival fun when you stay in these hotels in Bacolod!

By: Yoorekka Team | October 19, 2018

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Bacolod City is often referred to as the “City of Smiles,” and most tourists would agree. Food spots are abundant, locals are very friendly, and your money can go further here. In the past few years, it has become a hot spot for tourists especially during October, the month when the Masskara Festival is celebrated.

If you wish to experience this colorful festival, one of the most essential planning questions will be, “Where will you stay?” This article consolidates the best places to book during Masskara Festival, brought to you firsthand by locals in the city. So if you are wondering where to stay in Bacolod to let you enjoy the festival to its fullest, check out this hotel guide!



1. Stonehill Suites

Where: Corner 18th St. San Agustin Drive, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

An inside look at the newest hotel in Bacolod City.

Image: Stonehill Suites Facebook Page


Stonehill Suites is the newest hotel and it is situated right in the center of the business district of Bacolod City. Since most of the established hotels in the city have already been fully booked for Masskara Festival since August, this new place might still have an available space for you. It is also near the heart of the festival, so if you want convenience, staying here would be the smartest option.


2. L' Fisher Hotel-Bacolod

Where: 14th Lacson Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

The luxurious looking interiors of L’ Fisher Hotel

Image: L’ Fisher Hotel Facebook Page


L’ Fisher Hotel is dubbed as the top leisure hotel in Bacolod. They recently renovated their rooms in preparation for Masskara season. This is one of the ideal hotels to stay during the festival since it stands at the heart of Lacson Tourism Strip, where Masskara Festival events are happening. Another noteworthy thing about the hotel is that it is also near dessert shops like Calea, Felicia’s, C’s and Cakefully Yours—places you should not miss especially if it’s your first time in Bacolod.



3. Avenue Suites Hotel

Where: 12th Street Lacson Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

Swimming in this pool at Avenue Suites Hotel is recommended during your stay.

Image: Avenue Suites Hotel – Bacolod Facebook Page


Avenue Suites is a small boutique hotel right in the city center of Bacolod. It is noteworthy for tourists because of its eye-catching architectural features and its proximity to Provincial Capitol Park and Lagoon, where all important events and parties are held during the festival. They have comfortable and spacious rooms, a cozy restaurant, and a beautiful swimming pool for their guests.


4. Metro Inn Bacolod

Where: 6th St, Narra Avenue, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

The façade of Metro Inn Bacolod

Image: Metro Inn Bacolod Website


Metro Inn Bacolod is a traveler’s haven, especially for backpackers. This hotel is one of the most budget-friendly places you’ll encounter whenever you are looking for a place to stay in Bacolod. It has a total of 27 rooms and adopts a minimalist design which is most evident with its furniture pieces that do not take up too much space. If you are looking for a great view in the city, it is recommended to take the rooms on the higher floor facing the street.



5. O Hotel Bacolod

Where: #52 San Sebastian Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

Enjoy world-class service and luxury within your budget at O Hotel Bacolod.

Image: O Hotel Facebook Page


Carrying a warm vibe and the Old World elegance of Bacoleño living, O Hotel Bacolod is a favorite among tourists who look for world-class service and luxury. If you want to enjoy Masskara Festival but also wish to have a peaceful slumber afterwards, this place is recommended for you. It is a little bit far from the heart of festival, which means you’ll be avoiding loud music when it’s time to rest. The hotel has a total of 53 rooms, including suites.


6. Circle Inn Hotel and Suites

Where: Lopez Jaena Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

Prominent circular windows, a trademark of Circle Inn Hotel

Image: Circle Inn - Hotel & Suites Bacolod Facebook Page


If you see a hotel in Bacolod with prominent round windows, then most likely you are at Circle Inn. The hotel has a vision of providing their guests a comfortable, pleasant, and memorable stay. Since most hotels located at Lacson Street are fully booked, consider Circle Inn if you are currently looking for a place to stay. It’s a little bit far from the heart of festival, but commuting from the hotel to Lacson or to New Government Center is easy and convenient.



7. GT Hotel Bacolod

Where: Galo Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

The comfortable family suite at GT Hotel

Image: GT Hotel Bacolod Facebook Page


GT Hotel Bacolod is a laidback boutique hotel in the City of Smiles which was built in 2000 and is located near SM City Bacolod. They have 42 rooms equipped with modern facilities and amenities, as well as a well-lit restaurant, welcome area, and function rooms. Their staff is also very friendly and accommodating—a good thing for tourists and travelers who have many questions or requests. If you plan to book a stay at GT hotel Bacolod, book it before all the rooms get occupied.


Check out our list of hotels in Bacolod City or browse the Hotels & Resorts category of the Yoorekka Shopping Guide.


Which hotel in the list is perfect fit for your lifestyle? Let us know in the comment section below.



where to stay in Bacolod


Bacolod City is often referred to as the “City of Smiles,” and most tourists would agree. Food spots are abundant, locals are very friendly, and your money can go further here. In the past few years, it has become a hot spot for tourists especially during October, the month when the Masskara Festival is celebrated.

If you wish to experience this colorful festival, one of the most essential planning questions will be, “Where will you stay?” This article consolidates the best places to book during Masskara Festival, brought to you firsthand by locals in the city. So if you are wondering where to stay in Bacolod to let you enjoy the festival to its fullest, check out this hotel guide!



1. Stonehill Suites

Where: Corner 18th St. San Agustin Drive, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

An inside look at the newest hotel in Bacolod City.

Image: Stonehill Suites Facebook Page


Stonehill Suites is the newest hotel and it is situated right in the center of the business district of Bacolod City. Since most of the established hotels in the city have already been fully booked for Masskara Festival since August, this new place might still have an available space for you. It is also near the heart of the festival, so if you want convenience, staying here would be the smartest option.


2. L' Fisher Hotel-Bacolod

Where: 14th Lacson Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

The luxurious looking interiors of L’ Fisher Hotel

Image: L’ Fisher Hotel Facebook Page


L’ Fisher Hotel is dubbed as the top leisure hotel in Bacolod. They recently renovated their rooms in preparation for Masskara season. This is one of the ideal hotels to stay during the festival since it stands at the heart of Lacson Tourism Strip, where Masskara Festival events are happening. Another noteworthy thing about the hotel is that it is also near dessert shops like Calea, Felicia’s, C’s and Cakefully Yours—places you should not miss especially if it’s your first time in Bacolod.



3. Avenue Suites Hotel

Where: 12th Street Lacson Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

Swimming in this pool at Avenue Suites Hotel is recommended during your stay.

Image: Avenue Suites Hotel – Bacolod Facebook Page


Avenue Suites is a small boutique hotel right in the city center of Bacolod. It is noteworthy for tourists because of its eye-catching architectural features and its proximity to Provincial Capitol Park and Lagoon, where all important events and parties are held during the festival. They have comfortable and spacious rooms, a cozy restaurant, and a beautiful swimming pool for their guests.


4. Metro Inn Bacolod

Where: 6th St, Narra Avenue, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

The façade of Metro Inn Bacolod

Image: Metro Inn Bacolod Website


Metro Inn Bacolod is a traveler’s haven, especially for backpackers. This hotel is one of the most budget-friendly places you’ll encounter whenever you are looking for a place to stay in Bacolod. It has a total of 27 rooms and adopts a minimalist design which is most evident with its furniture pieces that do not take up too much space. If you are looking for a great view in the city, it is recommended to take the rooms on the higher floor facing the street.



5. O Hotel Bacolod

Where: #52 San Sebastian Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

Enjoy world-class service and luxury within your budget at O Hotel Bacolod.

Image: O Hotel Facebook Page


Carrying a warm vibe and the Old World elegance of Bacoleño living, O Hotel Bacolod is a favorite among tourists who look for world-class service and luxury. If you want to enjoy Masskara Festival but also wish to have a peaceful slumber afterwards, this place is recommended for you. It is a little bit far from the heart of festival, which means you’ll be avoiding loud music when it’s time to rest. The hotel has a total of 53 rooms, including suites.


6. Circle Inn Hotel and Suites

Where: Lopez Jaena Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

Prominent circular windows, a trademark of Circle Inn Hotel

Image: Circle Inn - Hotel & Suites Bacolod Facebook Page


If you see a hotel in Bacolod with prominent round windows, then most likely you are at Circle Inn. The hotel has a vision of providing their guests a comfortable, pleasant, and memorable stay. Since most hotels located at Lacson Street are fully booked, consider Circle Inn if you are currently looking for a place to stay. It’s a little bit far from the heart of festival, but commuting from the hotel to Lacson or to New Government Center is easy and convenient.



7. GT Hotel Bacolod

Where: Galo Street, Bacolod City

where to stay in Bacolod

The comfortable family suite at GT Hotel

Image: GT Hotel Bacolod Facebook Page


GT Hotel Bacolod is a laidback boutique hotel in the City of Smiles which was built in 2000 and is located near SM City Bacolod. They have 42 rooms equipped with modern facilities and amenities, as well as a well-lit restaurant, welcome area, and function rooms. Their staff is also very friendly and accommodating—a good thing for tourists and travelers who have many questions or requests. If you plan to book a stay at GT hotel Bacolod, book it before all the rooms get occupied.


Check out our list of hotels in Bacolod City or browse the Hotels & Resorts category of the Yoorekka Shopping Guide.


Which hotel in the list is perfect fit for your lifestyle? Let us know in the comment section below.



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