Palawan on a Budget: Where to Stay in Puerto Princesa, El Nido, and Coron


119 San Joaquin St., Buena Suerte, Zone 2, El Nido
Website | Facebook | Contact: +63 9434385397 / +63 9276749870

Price: From PHP 2,400 per night

Pawikan Hostel’s 8 rooms can board a small group of friends, a maximum of 4 people for each room. For hassle-free visits, you can also book your El Nido island hopping or city tours with them — it’s hitting two birds with one stone!


Swiftlets Inn

Rizal Street corner Balinsasayaw Road, Maligaya, El Nido
Website | Facebook | Contact: +63 917 505 8522 / +63 998 239 7941

Price: From PHP 3,000 per night

Booking a room at Swiftlets Inn entitles you to their complimentary Filipino comfort food breakfast, your drink of choice, private bath, WiFi, balcony, and many more. It’s also conveniently located a mere 7-minute walk from El Nido terminal and town front beach.


Ogie’s Beach Pension