Have a fun and affordable weekend staycation in the mountains.
It’s getting hotter every day and the easiest way to escape the heat is to find the nearest cool spot away from the city. Tagaytay—about two hours and a half, or around 70 kilometers away from Manila—is famous not only for its scenic view of Taal Lake and Volcano, but also for its cool, foggy weather, making it for a perfect weekend getaway.
If you’re on a tight budget, we’ve got you covered. Here are six pocket-friendly hotels, inns, and bed and breakfast places in Tagaytay that are perfect for couples, families, and large groups.
1. Tagaytay Haven Hotel
Get away on the cheap with your loved ones, friends, family, or colleagues. With function rooms for business, an events venue, a swimming pool, gym, jacuzzi, spa services, and free Wi-Fi, this budget hotel assures its customers a truly enjoyable and relaxing stay.
Studio room: Rates start at P1,980 per night for two persons with free breakfast for two; and P2,980 per night for four persons.
Premier/family rooms: Prices start at P3,130 per night for four persons overnight, and also comes with free breakfast for two.
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2. View Park Hotel
On Trip Advisor, View Park Hotel’s staff are highly commended for their customer service and warm accommodation. Not coincidentally, the hotel is located near Tagaytay’s famous attractions and restaurants—making it an excellent choice for people who want a quick respite from the busy city life.
Standard room: Price starts from P2,000 and comes with complimentary breakfast for two.
Family room: Costs P750 per person for a minimum of 10 persons.
3. Pura Vida Resort
If you want an affordable accommodation in Tagaytay that provides a scenic and overlooking view of the famous Taal Lake, Pura Vida Resort is the perfect place to stay. Their facilities include a swimming pool, function hall for every occasion, and a Pavilion for small gatherings.
Standard rooms: Price starts at P2,500 per night for two, with free breakfast.
Villas: Price starts at P10,000 on weekdays and P12,000 on weekends, good for 10 people.
4. Q Hotel
Q Hotel brings you a modern Mediterranean ambience that goes well with Tagaytay’s scenic view. Facilities include a mini library, a business center with free Wi-Fi access, a restaurant, and function halls for weddings, birthdays, and corporate venues.
Superior double room: Costs P1,967++ per night.
Superior suite: Price starts at P3,660 on weekdays, and includes free breakfast for two.
5. Lazea Tagaytay Inn
Inside Lazea’s colorful rooms, you’ll find large beds, flatscreen TVs, free WiFi, and other amenities to make your stay more enjoyable. It is located near Tagaytay city market, and near business establishments and scenic spots. Their rustic benches and garden gazebo give you a morning view you’d love waking up to.
Couple room: Price starts at P2,725 per night with free breakfast for two.
Barkada room: This room can accommodate up to eight persons, with free breakfast for two. Price starts at P5,225 per night.
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6. Cool Breeze Hotel and Villas
If you have a big group and you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Tagaytay, Cool Breeze Hotel and Villas is your best bet. Their two-bedroom units come with a kitchen, utensils, and a refrigerator. They also have a coffee shop, spacious parking, and free Wi-Fi—not to mention, their customer service is highly commended. Plus, it is located in the city proper where you can simply walk around and enjoy the overlooking view of Taal Lake.
Standard Room: P2,295 for two persons
Family Room: P3,590 one double deck bed and one double bed
Villas: A two-bedroom villa costs P6,300 overnight. –Kristel Serran