Hostels and Hotels in Puerto Princesa
Wondering where to stay in Puerto Princesa City in the Philippines? Whether you’re looking for budget, midrange or luxury hotels in Puerto Princesa, I’ve got you covered. There are plenty of accommodation options and I’ve tracked down the best and brightest for you. Let’s see what’s possible.
Location wise, staying near the airport will allow you to be central and it’s close to many museums, restaurants, and attractions. Puerto Princesa is small though so make sure to consider all of these Puerto Princesa hotels in various areas. Each will blow you away with its own unique views of the city.
Why you should visit Puerto Princesa
Puerto Princesa is the perfect place to start or end your trip on Palawan island in the Philippines. It’s a great place for day trips, island hopping, and seeing the famous Puerto Princesa Underground River.
It also has the best food on Palawan island and Palawan’s only brewery (run by women no less)! You can easily get transport to El Nido, Manila, and Cebu from Puerto Princesa by plane, bus, or boat!
To read everything you need to know about Puerto Princesa, check out my 3 day Puerto Princesa itinerary and travel guide.
Budget Hostels and Hotels in Puerto Princesa
Puerto Bay View Backpackers has dorm, single, and other private room options available at extremely economical prices. A bed in the dorm room is from only $5/£4! With WiFi available in the public areas and a garden out back, you’re free to work and play in one of the coolest hostels in Puerto Princesa.
Palawan Village Hotel has double rooms starting from just $9/£7 if you want some big sleeping space. You can’t go wrong with this great budget choice. The hotel has a bar and restaurant for those nights you just need to stay in, as well as WiFi available in public areas. Relax with a massage before you catch your flight home, as the Puerto Princesa airport is within close proximity.
Fanta Lodge is close to museums and plenty of restaurants, therefore it’s a great location for the budget traveller. With free WiFi in all rooms, this might be the best option for a digital nomad looking for some affordable solitude. With private double rooms from a cheap $6.5/£5, the Fanta Lodge is definitely at the top of the budget selection in Puerto Princesa.
Blue Coconut offers its guests the ultimate relaxation station with hammocks and bean bag chairs ready to keep you cozy. With WiFi and food available on the property, you have no need to leave. However, if you want to explore, Blue Coconut organizes tours of the Puerto Princesa Underground River, island hopping and more!
Sheebang Hostel in the Barangay San Pedro area, hosts an unparalleled outdoor and garden space – it’s seriously gorgeous. Complete with an outdoor bar and cafe, you’ll never want to leave!
Bamboo Hostel Palawan boasts a unique feature. You can spend the night on the wild side in the open air gazebo dorm! However, there are traditional rooms available as well. Fill up on the free breakfast and head out to enjoy the pleasant Puerto Princesa weather!
Midrange Hotels in Puerto Princesa
Dolce Vita Hotel has a free welcome drink and air conditioned rooms, made for those who want to relax in style in Puerto Princesa. This hotel is close to many local attractions, including the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, and the Puerto Princesa Bay. Relax in the garden or sip on a drink at the poolside bar. Either way you’ll be fully enjoying Puerto Princesa.
Deep Forest Garden Hotel hosts a giant pool and spa area. They’re ready to help you lounge during your stay in Palawan. If you’re looking to play, a game room, tours, snorkelling, diving, and more are available for you. Stop by the coffee shop before you head out to a day of adventuring in Puerto Princesa, as Deep Forest Garden Hotel is centrally located, a perfect base camp for your stay.
Canvas Boutique Hotel is perfect if you’re looking for a more modern feel on the island! Located in the Barangay San Miguel area, this boutique hotel offers a luxurious experience at a midrange price. Enjoy a free breakfast before you dive into the pool or head out on a day trip in Puerto Princesa.
Ala Amid Bed & Breakfast, with its stunning nature views and modern features, is a lovely place to wake up to in Puerto Princesa City. Enjoy breakfast at the pool and then head out to nearby Hartman Beach to enjoy the surf and sand of the Philippines.
Blessie’s Bed and Breakfast gives you an authentic Filipino experience with modern luxuries. Although not super central, this off the beaten path Palawan hotel steals my heart with it’s lovely garden full of bungalows.
Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa is close to all the Puerto Princesa tourist spots! This hotel is a solid upper mid range choice. With a pool, spa and fitness center, you’ll definitely be able to relax in style after a lovely day tour in Palawan.
Luxury Hotels in Puerto Princesa
Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa invites you to treat yourself to a truly luxurious experience in Puerto Princesa City. Enjoy the private beach or try your hand at a game of mini golf. Finish your perfect day in Palawan, Philippines with a massage and a sit in the sauna at this luxury resort.
Best Western Plus allows you to swim up to the poolside bar or let a concierge recommend the best Puerto Princesa tour here. Relax in a fluffy robe and sip on the complimentary tea as you enjoy all that Puerto Princesa has to offer.
Astoria Palawan Resort hosts a water park and stunning views from their own private beach! It’s a great off the beaten path Pakawan resort. Sing your heart out with karaoke or let the kids (or kids at heart) explore the tree house. It’s easy to arrange transportation to the city center from this Palawan paradise too.
Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa is within walking distance to the famous Puerto Princesa subterranean Underground River. With a huge host of activities, you’ll never need to leave this hotel (it even has it’s own convenience store for those late night cravings).
Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa, located on Arrecife Island,will certainly give you a vacation to remember. With breathtaking views of the water, you’re free to kayak, snorkel, or dive to your heart’s content. A ferry transports you from the mainland to this piece of Philippines paradise.
Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort allows you to book a cabana and enjoy many nearby attractions, including the Sabang zip line, mangrove park and more! Explore the neighboring Underground River and come back to an end-of-day massage. This resort truly allows you to fully enjoy Puerto Princesa City.
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I hope you have a great stay in Palawan and out of all the hostels and hotels in Puerto Princesa, you find the right one for you! Have an awesome adventure and don’t forget to check out my Puerto Princesa Itinerary and Travel Guide.
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