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Save Big When You Stay in These Cheap Boracay Hotels and Hostels

These cheap hotels become fully booked quickly, so make sure to reserve a room as soon as possible!

By: Karen Bermejo | January 16, 2019

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Due to changing quarantine measures, the activities, destination/s, store/s, establishment/s featured in this article might be temporarily prohibited or closed under the latest government policies. LGUs might also implement health protocols and travel requirements. Please get in touch with the establishment/s before visiting. Stay safe!


cheap Boracay hotels

Before it became a well-known international tourist destination, Boracay was a paradise to a very limited number of backpackers for almost three decades. Fast forward to the present, the backpackers’ paradise can now be seen on everyone’s bucket list. Who would not want to witness and experience an island that has the finest and purest white sand in the world?

Since the emergence of a number of facilities and world-class resorts, Boracay has evolved into one of the busiest vacation spots in the country. But despite its status, the island continues to cater to its original market: the backpackers. As backpackers are known for traveling on a budget, you can find many cheap Boracay hotels that cater to them.

So, if you’re traveling or are with a bunch of adventurous friends and looking where to stay in Boracay, here’s a list of cheap Boracay hotels.


1. Jeepney Hostel and Kite Resort

Where: Bulabog Road, Barangay Balabag, Boracay Island
Rate: Starts at PhP400


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Colorful standard rooms at Jeepney.

Image: Jeepney Hostel and Kite Resort

A hostel, a sports bar, and a kite school in one place: that’s Jeepney Hostel and Kite Resort for you. Jeepney caters mostly to adventurous souls who kitesurf and windsurf at the Bulabog side of Boracay. The hostel has bamboo dorm rooms for backpack travelers, while those who prefer privacy can occupy rooms on its resort part. Some rooms even have their own terrace or balcony so that guests can chill and relax. Speaking of relaxation, Jeepney also has a 24-hour sports bar. This bar hosts regular parties and public viewing of your favorite sports tournament. Jeepney likewise offers adventure tours and kitesurfing lessons.


2. Hostel Avenue Boracay

Where: 3rd and 4th floor Pat's Creek Bar, Station 2, White Beach
Rate: Dorm rate starts at PhP700 but could double during peak season


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Balcony area of Hostel Avenue overlooking White Beach

Image: Hostel Avenue

The primary edge of Hostel Avenue Boracay in attracting visitors is its strategic location. It is found at the central part of Station 2 beachfront, where most of the island action happens. The hostel is just a short walk away from D’Mall and is surrounded by bars, restaurants, and shops. If you’re lucky enough to occupy the upper level of the building, you could certainly enjoy the uninterrupted view of White Beach. You can also meet fellow travelers at their balcony area or at a bar just downstairs of the hostel building.


3. Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast

Where: Bulabog Beach, Balabag, Boracay Island
Rate: Start at PhP950 (P750 on lean months), inclusive of breakfast


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Some dorm rooms at Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast have a balcony.

Image: Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast

If you’re a dog lover, then you would definitely love Whiskey—the resident dog of this homey place in Bulabog in Barangay Balabag. Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast has an 8-bed dorm room for solo travelers on which each person gets their own towel, linens, and lockers for their valuables. Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast also has a café named after the owner’s dog. Whiskey’s Café is set in a serene garden with hammocks and comfortable chairs that you can laze around. The café serves both local and Western dishes.


4. Chillax Flashpackers Boracay

Where: Diniwid Beach, Barangay Balabag, Boracay
Rate: Starts at PhP500, inclusive of breakfast during off-peak season


cheap Boracay hotels

Dorm rooms at Chillax.

Image: Chillax Flashpackers Boracay

True to its name, Chillax Flashpackers Boracay follows the concept of flashpackers—essentially, backpackers who have a bigger budget. Chillax also incorporates sustainability on their place. Its rooms are constructed using containers that were shipped to the island and upcycled to fit the hotel’s concept. Aside from that, Chillax also houses a swimming pool made from an upcycled construction dumpster. The accumulated dirt in the pool water is then used again for their garden. Chillax Flashpackers Boracay has six dorm rooms with en suite bathrooms and balconies. You can choose among its six-bed, eight-bed, and ten-bed rooms. The hotel also has a roof deck, bar and grill, games room, and cinema.



5. Orchids Resort

Where: Sitio Angol, Station 3, White Beach
Rate: Starts at PhP800 for low season; PhP1,200 for high season; and PhP1,680 for peak season


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Nipa hut cottage at Orchids Resort.

Image: Orchids Resort

Orchids Resort in Station 3 offers a rustic vibe with its native cottages and rooms made of bamboo and nipa. The resort does not have dorm rooms but has 19 rooms you can choose from. It has fan and cottage rooms, but air-conditioned rooms are also available on the resort if you prefer one. Each room has its own bamboo closet, lampshades, and a balcony where you could relax in a bamboo chair. The resort likewise offers concierge, laundry, and transfer services to its guests.


6. Boracay Backpackers

Where: Station 1, Barangay Balabag
Rate: Starts at PhP700, inclusive of free breakfast


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Dorm rooms are perfect for solo travelers or groups.

Image: Boracay Backpackers

If you prefer a more peaceful place to stay on your vacation, Boracay Backpackers could definitely offer that. Boracay Backpackers is a laidback hostel in Station 1 in Barangay Balabag that has a mix of basic dorms and private rooms. The hostel offers a garden where you can laze around. It likewise has an open-air bar where you can chill either by yourself or with friends. For dorms, you can choose between a four-bed or an eight-bed room.


Find the best spots in Boracay not only for accommodations, but also for your entertainment and dining leisure when you visit Yoorekka.


7. Frendz Hostel

Where: Station 2, Barangay Balabag
Rate: Starts at PhP700


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Guests of Frendz Hotel at their common area

Image: Frendz Hostel

For starters, Frendz Hostel boasts its regular free pasta night every Wednesday and Sunday, followed by a live music session of local artists from Boracay. The Frendz Hostel in Station 2 can also organize fun tours around Boracay and the nearby Carabao Island since it is conveniently located two minutes away from White Beach. Its guests can also get discounts on the hostel’s partner restaurants, dive shops, and kitesurfing schools. For the rooms, Frendz Hotel has eight native-style fan or air-conditioned private and dorm rooms where you can opt to stay.



Since you cannot enter the island without a reservation, it’s advised to contact a hotel as soon as you find one you like. So which of these cheap Boracay hotels do you like best? Let us know in the comments section!


Due to changing quarantine measures, the activities, destination/s, store/s, establishment/s featured in this article might be temporarily prohibited or closed under the latest government policies. LGUs might also implement health protocols and travel requirements. Please get in touch with the establishment/s before visiting. Stay safe!


cheap Boracay hotels

Before it became a well-known international tourist destination, Boracay was a paradise to a very limited number of backpackers for almost three decades. Fast forward to the present, the backpackers’ paradise can now be seen on everyone’s bucket list. Who would not want to witness and experience an island that has the finest and purest white sand in the world?

Since the emergence of a number of facilities and world-class resorts, Boracay has evolved into one of the busiest vacation spots in the country. But despite its status, the island continues to cater to its original market: the backpackers. As backpackers are known for traveling on a budget, you can find many cheap Boracay hotels that cater to them.

So, if you’re traveling or are with a bunch of adventurous friends and looking where to stay in Boracay, here’s a list of cheap Boracay hotels.


1. Jeepney Hostel and Kite Resort

Where: Bulabog Road, Barangay Balabag, Boracay Island
Rate: Starts at PhP400


where to stay in Boracay

Colorful standard rooms at Jeepney.

Image: Jeepney Hostel and Kite Resort

A hostel, a sports bar, and a kite school in one place: that’s Jeepney Hostel and Kite Resort for you. Jeepney caters mostly to adventurous souls who kitesurf and windsurf at the Bulabog side of Boracay. The hostel has bamboo dorm rooms for backpack travelers, while those who prefer privacy can occupy rooms on its resort part. Some rooms even have their own terrace or balcony so that guests can chill and relax. Speaking of relaxation, Jeepney also has a 24-hour sports bar. This bar hosts regular parties and public viewing of your favorite sports tournament. Jeepney likewise offers adventure tours and kitesurfing lessons.


2. Hostel Avenue Boracay

Where: 3rd and 4th floor Pat's Creek Bar, Station 2, White Beach
Rate: Dorm rate starts at PhP700 but could double during peak season


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Balcony area of Hostel Avenue overlooking White Beach

Image: Hostel Avenue

The primary edge of Hostel Avenue Boracay in attracting visitors is its strategic location. It is found at the central part of Station 2 beachfront, where most of the island action happens. The hostel is just a short walk away from D’Mall and is surrounded by bars, restaurants, and shops. If you’re lucky enough to occupy the upper level of the building, you could certainly enjoy the uninterrupted view of White Beach. You can also meet fellow travelers at their balcony area or at a bar just downstairs of the hostel building.


3. Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast

Where: Bulabog Beach, Balabag, Boracay Island
Rate: Start at PhP950 (P750 on lean months), inclusive of breakfast


resorts

Some dorm rooms at Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast have a balcony.

Image: Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast

If you’re a dog lover, then you would definitely love Whiskey—the resident dog of this homey place in Bulabog in Barangay Balabag. Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast has an 8-bed dorm room for solo travelers on which each person gets their own towel, linens, and lockers for their valuables. Lazy Dog Bed & Breakfast also has a café named after the owner’s dog. Whiskey’s Café is set in a serene garden with hammocks and comfortable chairs that you can laze around. The café serves both local and Western dishes.


4. Chillax Flashpackers Boracay

Where: Diniwid Beach, Barangay Balabag, Boracay
Rate: Starts at PhP500, inclusive of breakfast during off-peak season


cheap Boracay hotels

Dorm rooms at Chillax.

Image: Chillax Flashpackers Boracay

True to its name, Chillax Flashpackers Boracay follows the concept of flashpackers—essentially, backpackers who have a bigger budget. Chillax also incorporates sustainability on their place. Its rooms are constructed using containers that were shipped to the island and upcycled to fit the hotel’s concept. Aside from that, Chillax also houses a swimming pool made from an upcycled construction dumpster. The accumulated dirt in the pool water is then used again for their garden. Chillax Flashpackers Boracay has six dorm rooms with en suite bathrooms and balconies. You can choose among its six-bed, eight-bed, and ten-bed rooms. The hotel also has a roof deck, bar and grill, games room, and cinema.



5. Orchids Resort

Where: Sitio Angol, Station 3, White Beach
Rate: Starts at PhP800 for low season; PhP1,200 for high season; and PhP1,680 for peak season


where to stay in Boracay

Nipa hut cottage at Orchids Resort.

Image: Orchids Resort

Orchids Resort in Station 3 offers a rustic vibe with its native cottages and rooms made of bamboo and nipa. The resort does not have dorm rooms but has 19 rooms you can choose from. It has fan and cottage rooms, but air-conditioned rooms are also available on the resort if you prefer one. Each room has its own bamboo closet, lampshades, and a balcony where you could relax in a bamboo chair. The resort likewise offers concierge, laundry, and transfer services to its guests.


6. Boracay Backpackers

Where: Station 1, Barangay Balabag
Rate: Starts at PhP700, inclusive of free breakfast


hotels

Dorm rooms are perfect for solo travelers or groups.

Image: Boracay Backpackers

If you prefer a more peaceful place to stay on your vacation, Boracay Backpackers could definitely offer that. Boracay Backpackers is a laidback hostel in Station 1 in Barangay Balabag that has a mix of basic dorms and private rooms. The hostel offers a garden where you can laze around. It likewise has an open-air bar where you can chill either by yourself or with friends. For dorms, you can choose between a four-bed or an eight-bed room.


Find the best spots in Boracay not only for accommodations, but also for your entertainment and dining leisure when you visit Yoorekka.


7. Frendz Hostel

Where: Station 2, Barangay Balabag
Rate: Starts at PhP700


resorts

Guests of Frendz Hotel at their common area

Image: Frendz Hostel

For starters, Frendz Hostel boasts its regular free pasta night every Wednesday and Sunday, followed by a live music session of local artists from Boracay. The Frendz Hostel in Station 2 can also organize fun tours around Boracay and the nearby Carabao Island since it is conveniently located two minutes away from White Beach. Its guests can also get discounts on the hostel’s partner restaurants, dive shops, and kitesurfing schools. For the rooms, Frendz Hotel has eight native-style fan or air-conditioned private and dorm rooms where you can opt to stay.



Since you cannot enter the island without a reservation, it’s advised to contact a hotel as soon as you find one you like. So which of these cheap Boracay hotels do you like best? Let us know in the comments section!



author

Karen writes to earn a living, tell stories and promote her advocacies. She’s a traveler and a volunteer. Her adventurous soul makes her more comfortable to sleep on the couch of a stranger than pay bucks for accommodation. Her ultimate dream is to travel the world, master a foreign language and learn how to swim. To keep her sanity while chasing her dreams, she chases waterfalls on weekends.

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