Promos Partner with UsSavedMy Booking
PHP

Log in to your account

No account yet?
Register
Or log in with:
1
2
  1. Hotels>
  2. Philippines (8077 Hotels)>
  3. Bataan (68 Hotels)>
  4. City of Balanga (13 Hotels)

City of Balanga Hotels

Bataan, Philippines · 13 hotels available

Going on a business trip
When you tick the checkbox, you will be shown accommodations that are suitable for business trips.
Pay upon Check-in
"Balanga is one of the most prosperous towns in Bataan, focusing on the agricultural and fishing industries. Just around two to three hours from Manila, travelers going to Balanga will enjoy participating in town festivals such as the Pawikan festival, visiting local coffee shops like The Beanery and Remedios Cafe, and taking tours throughout famous landmarks in Bataan like Mt. Samat."

Popular City of Balanga Hotels

SWIMMING_POOL La Vista Inland Resort
Resorts
Barangay Central, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
Convenient - 77,0 / 10(29)
LOBBY Gap Plaza Hotel
Hotels
Capitol Drive corner Sampaguita St., San Jose, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
Convenient - 82,0 / 10(16)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING Anton's Inn
Hostels
Roman Superhighway, Cupang Proper, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
EXTERIOR_BUILDING The Plaza Hotel Balanga
Hotels
Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga, Bataan, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
Impressive - 88,0 / 10(42)
EXTERIOR_BUILDING D'Samat Hotel
Hotels
32 Camacho St., Bagumbayan, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
Convenient - 80,0 / 10(12)
Hotels
Enrique Garcia Senior Ave, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
Homestays
Enrique Garcia Senior Ave, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
LOBBY Crown Royale Hotel
Hotels
Capitol Dr., City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines
Impressive - 85,0 / 10(50)
Hostels
Saint Francis 2 Sea Breeze, Limay, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2103
COMMON_SPACE Balanga Travellers Home
Hostels
594 Waling Waling St. San Jose, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
LOBBY Elison Hotel
Hotels
Agguire St., City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
Convenient - 77,0 / 10(16)
BEDROOM Anton's Dormitel
Hotels
Anton's Inn Compound, Roman Highway Cupang Proper, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
With a stay at Anton's Dormitel in Balanga, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Dona Francisca Park and Mount Samat National Shrine. This hotel is 30.2 mi (48.7 km) from SM City Olongapo and 31.7 mi (51.1 km) from Inflatable Island.
SWIMMING_POOL Grand Peninsula Suites
Hotels
Chico Street corner Duhat, Dona Francisca, City of Balanga, Bataan, Philippines, 2100
With a stay at Grand Peninsula Suites in Balanga, you'll be 30 mi (48.4 km) from SM City Olongapo and 31.5 mi (50.8 km) from Inflatable Island. This hotel is 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from Mount Samat National Shrine and 17.2 mi (27.7 km) from Philippine-Japanese Friendship Tower.

Most commonly asked questions in City of Balanga

What are the most popular landmarks in City of Balanga?

How many hotels are listed in City of Balanga?

Currently, there are around 13 hotels that you can book in City of Balanga

About

Balanga Bataan

Balanga, the capital of Bataan, is a rustic yet progressive city in Central Luzon. Originated from the Kapampangan word balañga (clay pot, or banga), which the town used to produce and among the best that can be found in the country. The city is also known for its bountiful variety of dried and smoked fishes (tinapa) such as Bangus, Kitang, Kabasi, Samaral, Halugasin, and Kapak.

Basically a residential-agricultural city, Balanga was used to be an underrated area. Today, it showcases its interesting side with its local culture, historical landmarks, thriving local businesses, and growing ecotourism destination.


How to Go

By boat/ferry

From Manila, you can catch a ferry ride using the Manila-Bataan Ferry Boat to Orion, Bataan. You can find the Manila terminal at the Esplanade – Seaside Terminal MOA beside the Vikings restaurant. From Orion, the terminal is located in Port Capinpin. The travel time takes an hour and passengers are advised to arrive 30 minutes before departure.Then from Orion, take a bus or jeep to Balanga.

By land transportation

When riding via a private vehicle, it may take 1.5 to 2.5 hour trip from Manila to Balanga, Bataan, depending on the traffic.

For commuters,taking the bus is the easiest way to get to Balanga. Bus lines include Genesis with terminals in Pasay and Avenida, and Bataan Transit with terminals in Cubao and Avenida. Travel time may take 3 hours on average.


Getting Around

Like in most provinces and other small towns in the country, Balanga’s most common mode of transportation includes tricycles and jeepneys.


Tourist Attractions

Mount Samat

One of the most famous landmarks not only in Balanga but in Bataan is the Mt. Samat Shrine. Also called the Dambana ng Kagitingan (Shrine of Valor), the shrine has a 74-meter Memorial Cross of Bataan National Shrine towered over the summit of Mt. Samat. The shrine is in honor and symbol of sacrifice for the mighty Filipinos and Americans who fought during the Battle of Bataan.

Located at the heart of the city is Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga. This architectural icon of Balanga is a perfect mesh of quaint and modern, old and new. At nighttime, the plaza comes to life with a spectacle of lights and dancing fountains. Built in 2014, a nearby Spanish-inspired hotel structure called the Plaza Hotel is a boutique hotel you should check out.

Bataan Heroes Memorial College

Another historical marker is the Bataan World War II Museum. The museum is located inside Balanga Elementary School showcasing story panels, selected war memorabilia and two over-sized dioramas chronicle the history of the war in the province.


Top Things to Do

An important ecotourism destination, Balanga Wetland Park is gaining its popularity in the international bird-watching circles. Experience birding for the first time in any known of its birding sites: the Sibacan-Lote Bird Site, Pto, Rivas Ibaba Bird Site, and the Tortugas Bird Site. At least 35 species and 15 families of migratory birds were recorded stopping over in Balanga.

Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga

Visit Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga for a perfect backdrop for your daytime IG-snaps and even a mesmerizing evening photography subject.

Say a prayer or two at Balanga Cathedral, previously called as Diocesan Shrine and Cathedral Parish of St. Joseph. This is the seat of the Diocese of Balanga which comprises entirely the civil province of Bataan. Mark your calendar for the Feast Day of St. Joseph on March 19 and April 28 or the “pistang bayan”.


Where to Eat

Daddylo’s steak

Looking for mouthwatering classic steaks for families and friends? Balanga’s homegrown Daddylo’s offers generous yet affordable servings of tasty steaks, burgers, and milkshakes. Some of their must-trys are Daddylo’s Hungry Burger and T-Bone Steak with thick-cut fries.

Another local favorite is The Beanery Cafe. Order their best-selling Jello Freeze and Caramel Macchiato and pair it up with their pastries and main courses. The cafe has two branches in Balanga – San Jose and Capitol Drive, and another in Dinalupihan and Orani.


Nightlife

Nightlife may be relatively modest as compared to other cities but for a local fun time, Esquinita Kitchen & Pub is the liveliest spot to be. Aside from some acoustic gig, beer pong contest, and booze and pulutan, they also offer butterbeer and caramel beer. How cool can it get? If you want to chill out on a great sound trip, head on to Nico’s Terrace Grill. Or cap the night out at Hangout Bar & Grill.


Where to Stay

There’s more to Balanga than stories of World War II. Although not exactly the touristy destination unlike other neighboring areas, the provincial capital of Bataan has a number of exciting things that await to be explored. From natural attractions to adventurous activities, it’s a refreshing weekend getaway from the urban hustle.

If you’re looking for a group accommodation in Balanga City, check out hotels like Crown Royale Hotel, The Plaza Hotel Balanga, Anton’s Dormitel, Arangel Farm Villas, and Gap Plaza Hotel.


Travel Tips

  • Bring a mosquito repellant, just to be sure.
  • Don’t forget to slather on sunblock when going around.
  • More than just roaming around, know more about the history and culture of the city.
Need help?