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Hotels in Asia I stayed at, checked out or had recommended to me.

Budget Hostel in Makati Near Burgos Street

Entrance to San Agustin Residences One of the worst parts about living in the Philippines is that the hotels and condos are too expensive for what you get. A $50/night Philippines hotel room that’d be worth $30 in Thailand, Vietnam or Indonesia. A $500/month Manila condo that’d be $300 in Bangkok. And so on. However every once in awhile you can find okay value. My old pick for best value hotel was Makati Apartelle which costs 1085 pesos ($22.50) a night. Coffee shop by the entrance...

Cebu Hotel / Short Stay Condo with 10Mbps PLDT Wifi

I first picked City Suites Ramos Tower hotel as it’s a short walk (500m) to the Mango Avenue nightlife, and looked modern from the pics on their website and Agoda page. Deluxe corner room 27th floor, $39.95 on Agoda (1860 pesos) What I really liked though is that each room has it’s own private PLDT wifi line, with your own password, like a condo – it turned out City Suites is actually a Condotel, with both daily and monthly rates. Perfect for digital nomads trying to find good...

Cheap hotels in Manila

Cheap Hotels in Manila I Stayed At

Despite the fact that living cheap in the Philippines is very easy, one thing you will come to find is that hotels and apartments are way overpriced compared to other Asian cities. This is one place where you really get bad value in the Philippines but I can point you to a few cheap hotels in Manila that won’t hurt you too bad. Cheap Hotels in Manila Makati Apartelle The best value hotel I have found in Manila.  It is in Makati, but it is...

Cheap hotels in Angeles City

5 Cheap Hotels in Angeles City Philippines

If you’re on a budget trip to Angeles City one of the best ways to keep your costs down is to get good value on your room. There are some expensive places but mostly it’s all cheap hotels in Angeles City. Here are five Angeles hotels that I have either stayed at, or no someone who has stayed at and they recommended it. Compare 40+ more on Booking.com or 100+ more on Agoda. Cheap Hotels in Angeles City Big Tommy’s You really can’t get cheaper than this. ...

Booking hotels online

Booking Hotels Online For The Win

Anytime you are traveling to a city one of the most important things you can do is book a hotel online in advance. This has many advantages. You know you will definitely have a place to stay and won’t have to search for one when you arrive. That would cost you time and money in taxis. When I first arrived in Pattaya I had heard there were so many hotels to choose from that I didn’t need to book in advance. I wanted to check...

Hotels in Sihanoukville

Hotels in Sihanoukville (Snooky!)

If you are backpacking around Cambodia then Sihanoukville aka ‘Snooky’ is certainly a place you must visit. Check out this Wikitravel guide. You can live on the beach cheaper than you ever imagined because Sihanoukville hotels are so cheap, as is everything else in the city. Compare 170+ Snooky hotels on Booking.com. With hotels as low as $5 for rooms with no aircon or $10-$15 for rooms with aircon you have lots of freedom to come and go as you please and don’t have to pay...

Hotels Phnom Penh

Top 3 Budget Hotels Phnom Penh

One of the best things about Cambodia is how easy it is to find cheap lodging.  With it being so cheap for hotels Phnom Penh is kind of a backpackers dreamland because you can stay there affordably without having to commit to a lease. There are so many hotels in the $15-$20 a night range even in the touristy areas of the capital city Phnom Penh. With so many to choose from there are a few things that set some apart from the rest.  Location...