If you're looking for a vacation not far away from home or you live outside the metro and prefer a real house than a hotel room, Metro Manila has beautiful apartments for rent that you can call home for a few days. We’ve selected ones from Airbnb that have ideal accommodation for a family staycation -- access to kid-friendly amenities like a pool and playground, a location that’s close to shopping and eating places, and is fairly reasonable when it comes to price.
You'll never want to leave this condo in Makati with its charming interiors. Every corner is colorful, warm and inviting. It can comfortably accommodate four guests and comes with access to the rooftop pool, a full kitchen, internet access and cable TV. New parent? The host even provides you with a cot for your little one upon request. If you do head out, Greenbelt Mall is right across the street! What past guests have been saying: "Andrea's apartment is perfect! It is beautifully furnished, clean and has plenty of room for my family of five. The building is located in a nice area and is only a few minutes walk to Greenbelt. As a host, Andrea is a dream to work with. She responds promptly and is willing to assist when needed. Highly recommended." --Rachel, July 2017
Big families are welcome! This two-bedroom corner condo unit in Azure Urban Resort Residences can comfortably accommodate six people. It comes fully furnished and includes internet access, but the best part is the amenities available to you and your family. Azure Beach and Wavepool is a man-made beach with white sand, waterfalls and even waves! Then there's also the Children's Beach Playground with a play area complete with kiddie slides and all sorts of water fun. It's like a resort vacation in the metro! What past guests have been saying: "Azure is one of my favorite places to stay in Manila. The facilities and gardens are stunning. Andreas' place is tidy and clean with excellent value for 2bdr + he has a spare mattress for extra guests." --Nathaniel, December 2016
Sosyalin! Live the high life for a weekend in this luxe apartment in Rockwell Center Makati. It's got a bathtub on the second floor (bring bubble bath for the kids)! Though it is a little pricier than the rest on this list, it comes with access to the pool, internet connection, free parking, and a full kitchen. You're also at the center of Rockwell, so shopping and eating places are within walking distance.
What past guests have been saying: "Our stay in Marlon's loft was great. Location was perfect, the mall was just across the street, and plenty of restaurants and shops around. Loved the furnishing!" --Nicolai, December 2016
A two-bedroom corner condo unit in Tivoli Garden Residences, this home can comfortably accommodate five guests and comes with the basics you need for a family staycation. There's a full kitchen, internet connection, and even a baby cot that's available upon request. Plus, you get access to the complex's amenities including the kiddie, lap and leisure pools, play area, sky lounge, game room, badminton and basketball courts, jogging path and more. Not too bad for P2,000 a night!
What past guests have been saying: "Along with my husband, I had my twin daughter's and family staying with us and we could comfortably fit in the unit without feeling too cramped. Trishia also arranged to supply two cots for my daughter's to sleep. I highly recommend this unit for short or long stays and Trishia and Niko are so friendly and accommodating it will make your stay here that much more pleasant." --Paula, May 2017
There's so much warmth in this home of wood and white bricks! Book here, and you'll get access to the building's swimming pool, game room and gym. Guests are welcome to play with the guitar, board games and playing cards found in the unit. They also have Wi-Fi. Though it is not within walking-distance from a mall (it is a quick drive to SM Megamall though), you will find restaurants, cafes and a grocery store nearby.
What past guests have been saying: "Voltaire's space is beautiful and nourishing. It's comfortable and convenient with amenities like laundry and groceries and coffee shop within easy walking distance. It was quiet and clean, and had some soul to it. I loved my time there and would highly recommend it." --Christina, July 2017
*Prices stated here are rates during date of publication. Rates and status of property are subject to change.