Where to Stay in El Nido: Cheap Hotels and Luxury Resorts

Last updated on March 23rd, 2019 at 06:32 pm

With overall 45 islands located in Bacuit Bay, El Nido became one of the most visited place in the Philippines may it be by the tourists or the locals. With its white pristine beaches, limestone cliffs, scenic mountain and its natural beauty, El Nido charms the tourists to explore more of what it can offer. Make sure you read our things to do in El Nido.

If you are looking for information on where to stay in El Nido, may it be cheap hotels in El Nido or Luxury resorts in El Nido, we will list it in this post, so read on!

Read here how to get to El Nido!

Where to stay in El Nido

Cheap Hotels in El Nido

Columbus Inn

Featuring a terrace, Columbus Inn is located in El Nido in the Palawan region, 3.5 km from Big Lagoon El Nido and 3.5 km from Small Lagoon El Nido. This 2-star inn offers dry cleaning services. The property has room service, ticket service and organizing tours for guests. At the inn, rooms are equipped with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Rooms contain air conditioning, and certain rooms here will provide you with a balcony. The rooms are equipped with a seating area. A continental breakfast is available daily at Columbus Inn. Room rate starts at only $22 a night!

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Happiness Hostel

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Located in El Nido, within half a kilometer of Big Lagoon El Nido and half a kilometer of Small Lagoon El Nido, Happiness Hostel provides accommodations with a shared lounge and free WiFi. All guest rooms in the hostel are equipped with a electric tea pot. The rooms come with a shared bathroom. Guests at Happiness Hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around El Nido, like cycling. Their dormitory style beds are only $16 a night!

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Swinging Carabao Hostel

Located in El Nido, 3.1 km from Big Lagoon El Nido, Swinging Carabao Hostel has a number of amenities including a garden, a terrace and a bar. This 2-star hostel offers a shared kitchen. Free WiFi is available and Small Lagoon El Nido is 3.1 km away. Guest rooms in the hostel are equipped with a electric tea pot. The rooms have a shared bathroom and a shower, and certain rooms include a balcony. All rooms will provide guests with a fridge. They have an open concept with their rooms with mosquito nets and collaborative vibe since you can easily meet other guests. Their bunk bed costs $10 only a night! This is one the cheapest in El Nido!

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Island Front Cottage and Restaurant

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This property is a 12-minute walk from the beach. The beachfront Islandfront Cottages and Restaurant is a peaceful retreat in El Nido. It features a variety of recreational options and air-conditioned rooms with a private balcony. The colorful rooms have wood furnishings and vibrant wall prints. Each unit is fitted with a sitting area and a flat-screen cable TV. Shower facilities and free toiletries are in the attached bathroom. Guests can snorkel, go on a fishing trip or cycle to explore the area. Barbecue facilities are also available. The staff at the tour desk can assist with tickets and car rental arrangements. The Islandfront Restaurant serves a spread of local dishes and beverages. In-room dining is possible with room service. Their standard double room starts at $20 a night.

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Tapik Beach Park Guest House

Tapik Beach Park Guest House is a 30-minute boat ride from Imorigui Island. El Nido Town Proper is a 1-hour car journey away. You can enjoy sea and gardens view from the room. Private bathroom also comes with a bidet. The area is popular for fishing, kayaking, and kiteboarding. Guests can arrange day trips to nearby islands of Linapacan and El Nido area at the tour desk. At Tapik Beach Park Guest House you will find a small bar and restaurant serving local cuisine. Their camping hut starts at $11 a night.

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Luxury Resorts in El Nido

Blue Mango Rooms & Villas

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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Offering a terrace and views of the sea, Blue Mango Resort is where guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Coron Beach is a short 30 m away, while the famous Las Cabanas beach and El Nido Centers are 10 minutes away. Rooms include a private bathroom. There is a shared lounge at the property. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkeling, windsurfing and diving. Their double deluxe room starts at $104 a night.

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Country Inn El Nido

Country Inn El Nido is located in El Nido, 5 mi from Big Lagoon El Nido and 5.6 mi from Small Lagoon El Nido. The bed and breakfast has a terrace and views of the sea, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Each room at this bed and breakfast is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. Every room has a private bathroom equipped with a bidet. A range of activities are offered in the area, such as snorkeling, diving and hiking. You will find ticket service at the property. Room starts at $81 a night!

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Coral Cliff Hotel

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Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and features a french balcony. Rooms include a 40-inch flat-screen cable TV, safety deposit box and wardrobe. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom fitted with a bidet and hot and cold rain shower. Free toiletries, towels and linen are provided. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property where staff can assist guests with luggage storage and tour arrangements. Guests can indulge in a relaxing massage at Coral Cliff Hotel. Other facilities at the property include a shared lounge area. Guests can enjoy meals at the restaurant on site. Alternatively, room service is available. Room rate starts at $66 a night!

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El Nido Bayview Hotel

El Nido Bayview Hotel is a beautiful property located in the heart of Bacuit Bay in El Nido. The accommodations offers panoramic views of the surrounding rainforests and plantations. Tastefully furnished, rooms are fitted with windows offering ample natural lighting. Air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities and a comfortable seating area are included in all the rooms. Bathroom facilities are en suite. This property houses a 24-hour front desk. Friendly staff can arrange for water-sport activities including island-hopping and diving at extra charges. The hotel also offers massage, laundry/ironing services and free parking facilities. Both local Filipino and international cuisines can be enjoyed on request at the dining area. For alternative dining options, barbecue facilities are available. Standard suite starts at $85 a night.

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Seahorse and Mangrove Resort

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Seahore and Mangrove Resort is set in El Nido, 6.8 mi from Big Lagoon. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. All rooms feature a seating area, wardrobe and electric kettle. Bathroom comes with bath or shower facilities. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Guests can enjoy meals at the on site restaurant. Alternatively, room service is also available. Family room starts at $93 a night.

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We hope that this post gave you an insight on where to stay in El Nido. It is a paradise and the list above contains cheap hotels in El Nido to luxury resorts in El Nido and you can just choose what you fancy.

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. He believes in travel without money. Recently, he finished a bicycle trip, 9500 km, from Madrid to North Cape.

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