Motel 168 on Bocobo Street, Malate, features three-star accommodations that are well-appointed with minimalist, classy interiors and essential amenities without the hefty price tag. This boutique motel also prides itself on offering excellent customer service and family-friendly facilities such as the semi-Olympic size swimming pool.
Backpackers especially love this place for its great location within the city center. Different accommodation types are available to suit everyone’s travelling needs. From standard rooms with city views to deluxe family rooms, each accommodation is equipped with home-like comforts to ensure a pleasant stay.
These include an air-conditioning unit, a full-size bed, a cozy living space with a large sofa and flat-panel cable TV, as well as a separate dining area. The rooms also feature a kitchenette with minifridge as well as private bathrooms with hot and cold shower. Towels are also provided. Guests will also have complimentary bottled water and access to WiFi in all rooms and common spaces.
Guests staying at Motel 168 can explore the best of what Metro Manila has to offer. These include the bustling Ermita (located within a 34-minute drive of the motel), which houses Rizal Park, Museo Pambata, and the National Museum of the Philippines. Binondo, the world’s oldest Chinatown, is also within easy reach (about 24 minutes away by car from the motel). Here, guests can offer incense to various shrines and Buddhist temples, then sample authentic dumplings, fried siopaos, and more. Other points of interest that are just within walking distance of the motel include Robinsons Place Manila and University of the Philippines (Manila Campus), among many other places.