Makabata Guesthouse

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This training hotel provides at-risk youth with a chance to get a start in the hospitality industry. But it's more than just a feel-good story. Rooms boast an impressive traditional-meets-modern design, capiz-shell windows offsetting boutique wash basins and plasma TVs. Most rooms have balconies overlooking a colourful local neighbourhood, 700m south of Remedios Circle. The cafe serves tasty light bites.

Discounts offered to volunteers and NGO workers. It's run by the Balay Tuluyan Foundation, a children's rights organisation supported by the Planet Wheeler Foundation.

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Quick description

Makabata Guesthouse features private, air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The property is a hospitality training establishment for Filipino youth. A restaurant and free private parking are available. Located in Manila, Makabata Guesthouse is 1.7 km from World Trade Center Manila, 2.3 km from Rizal Park and 2.4 km from Manila Ocean Park. Manila International Airport is 7 km away. Each room comes with a seating area and flat-screen cable TV. Private bathroom includes a shower. Linen is provided.

Important information

Please inform Makabata Guesthouse in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. With effect from 2 November 2016, all children or adults are charged PHP 450 per person per night for extra beds. --- Please note that this is a strictly non-smoking property. --- Please note that visitors are not allowed in the guestrooms. --- Please note that as the guesthouse does not have a 24-hour front desk, guests arriving after 18:00 are asked to inform the guesthouse in advance. --- Please also note that a pre-payment made by credit card is required to secure your reservation. The property will charge your first night's accommodation on the provided credit card used during booking.


  • Cctv in common areas
  • Wifi
  • Gift shop
  • Cctv outside property
  • Walking tours
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Family rooms
  • Children television networks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Library
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • 24-hour security
  • Shops (on site)
  • Smoke alarms
  • Internet services


  • Newspapers
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking throughout


  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying

Food and drink

  • Restaurant


  • Free WiFi available