The 5 Most Unique Hotels in the Philippines that Will Make Your Jaw Drop


Travelling through the Philippines is an adventure with so much to see, do and experience. You may be backpacking and taking each day as it comes or you might have a stricter itinerary and timeframe worked out. Either way, the hotels you stay in will be a big part of the enjoyment in your holiday.
While there are plenty of traditional and budget friendly places to stay in the Philippines, sometimes it’s nice to stay in a hotel that is so unusual; it’ll be a talking point for the rest of your trip. With many people travelling to the Philippines each year and the tourist industry thriving, there are many unique hotels that have popped up that’ll really make your jaw drop!

Hotel H2o

This quirky hotel is located in the Manila Ocean Park and is half aquarium and half hotel! The rooms down below don’t have windows, but instead views of marine life swimming past the glass. Fish and jellyfish are just a few of the beautiful visions you’ll wake up to and take bath next to in your hotel room. Staying above ground will get you panoramic views over the city. A stay here will really be one to remember.

Dedon Island

Literally paradise on earth, this teardrop shaped island will spoil you with tropical views, secluded beaches and luxurious villas. Taken over by Bobby Dekeyser, the founder of Dedon a luxury German furniture brand, you’ll be able to enjoy a lot of his stunning furniture creations on the island. Anything goes here; you’ll be assigned an ‘adventure manager’, who will help you arrange excursions and organise where you want to eat your meals, which is anywhere you please on the island.

The Henry Hotel Cebu

If you are an art lover, or just appreciate a hotel with a unique design – you’ll love the decor in this hotel. You’ll find floor to ceiling paintings, murals on the furniture and a big red man statue looming out to greet you in the lobby. This hotel certainly is ‘like no other’ which is the motto of the hotel!

Crown Regancy Hotel and Towers

Located in the heart of Cebu City, the Crown Regency Hotel offers impressive luxury hotel service with an added dash of crazy via the ‘Sky Experience Adventure’. If you love to get out of your comfort zone, this place is for you as you can take a stroll through the 126.55 metre high, transparent sky walk. After you manage to get your heart rate under control, you can then take a ride on the Edge Coaster which gives you a bird’s eye view tilted at a 55 degree angle from the edge of a 40 storey building!

The Lighthouse Marina Resort

This converted lighthouse in Subic Bay has now become a three storey hotel, with stunning views over the ocean and mountains of Zambales. A perfect getaway for sailing appreciators or just if you love something a little unique. Each room has been decked out beautifully and you can drink in the stunning views on your ensuite balcony.
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