Boracay is one of the expensive tourist destinations in the Philippines. Among the things you’ll inevitably spend on is accommodation.

With hundreds of luxury resorts and hotels, it can be a challenge to find affordable hotels in this paradise.

After Boracay’s reopening in 2018, the island has since limited the number of tourists who can enter. One requirement for entry to this paradise is to show your proof of hotel booking.

So does that mean I have to book our accommodation before going to Boracay?


For every tourist traveling to Boracay, hotel bookings are required. But not just any booking, it has to be from one of those in the list of accredited hotels in Boracay.

Well, we’re here to help you find the best accommodation in Boracay starting with Station 3. We’ve listed several Boracay station 3 cheap hotels.

Travel Tip: We’ve also listed the best accommodations for Station 2 and Station 1.

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Why Station 3?

Boracay Station 3 is the nearest station to the port. This area is also well known for the most affordable accommodations.

Most people love station 3 for its peaceful vibe. Plus, it’s the best place to stay in if you want to immerse yourself in the local culture.

This article discusses a few more differences between stations 1, 2 and 3.

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Boracay Station 3 Cheap Hotels

So without further ado, here are the best Boracay station 3 cheap hotels for you to choose from.

These hotels are at the price range of P2,500 (~50 USD) and below.

Roy’s Rendezvous Boracay

Want to experience a homey rustic local setting? Roy’s Rendezvous is your best choice. It’s only 2 minutes walk away from the beach. Each room is equipped with a private balcony and some have hammocks.

You can also ask the hotel’s tour desk if you want to join excursions to nearby attractions on the island. The hotel is in a quiet area but close to shops and restaurants. If you love to relax, check out Roy’s Rendezvous Boracay.

Sulu Plaza

Sulu Plaza is a beachfront accommodation offering cozy air-conditioned rooms. The onsite restaurant offers several Thai dishes and drinks. There are also several stores nearby that are open 24 hours so you don’t have to worry about running out of stuff.

 St Vincent Cottages Vicente Aguirre Rooms

This hotel is just a three minutes walk away from White Beach. The staffs are also very nice. Its location is accessible to any place you want to go to on the island. Breakfast is also included in the price so that’s a plus!

Surfside Boracay Resort And Spa

Surfside Boracay Resort And Spa is a beachfront accommodation at the far end of Station 3 making it the perfect place to stay in if you want a quiet, peaceful and relaxing vacation. Breakfast is included in the booking but they also have a restaurant on-site if you’re hungry for more.

And just like its name, there’s a spa if you want to have massages and body treatments. There’s even a sauna and a hot tub that’s great for relaxing after a day of exploring.

The Rose Pike at Boracay

The Rose Pike at Boracay is a 3-star beachfront property with a restaurant, bar and free WiFi. It has an excellent location if you want to get away from the crowds of Station 1 and 2.

There’s also a 24-hour convenience store nearby if you want some snacks. Breakfast is included in your booking but you can also try a few of their delicious dishes from the onsite restaurant.

Anahaw Studio Suites

This “hidden gem”, according to the reviews, is a great value for money considering its location, staff, and rooms. It’s only 90m from the white beach. It is near stores and major thoroughfares. You can choose to book units with balconies, dining areas, kitchenettes, and private bathrooms.

Greenyard Inn

Greenyard Inn offers a spacious and homey accommodation. Some rooms have their own balconies.

The hotel is just a few meters from the beach and is located in a quiet area. From its name, you can expect a nice garden and a peaceful vibe all throughout the hotel. Breakfast, safe and beach towels are also provided.

Blue Coral Resort Boracay

Blue Coral Resort Boracay is the perfect accommodation if you want to stay by the beach and have quiet nights. With its convenient location, you can easily get from point A to point B on the island. There’s also free WiFi, daily housekeeping and luggage storage.

Gracias Inn

Gracias Inn is just a few minutes walk from Boracay’s white beach. Here you can choose to book rooms with garden views and a terrace perfect for people watching. Each room has its own fridge, wardrobe, and bathroom. Its quiet and relaxing location is a great option if you’re into a peaceful vacation away from the crowds.

Airbnb Boracay Station 3 Philippines

Aside from hotels and resorts, you can also opt to stay at an Airbnb.

Get your P2,200 ($44) Airbnb discount here!

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Responsible Travel Tips

When traveling to one place, make sure you practice responsible tourism. Here are some tips to do so.

1. Respect the environment

Don’t litter. Please hold onto your trash until you find a garbage can.

Related: 16 Eco-Friendly Travel Products for the Earth-Loving You

2. Avoid single-use plastic

Bring your eco bag and refuse single-use plastic.

3. Shop local

Keep the traditional crafts alive and support local artisans. Buy from them. And try not to haggle, P20 may seem small to you but it can mean a lot to them.

4. Always ask permission

Be sure to ask for permission first when taking photos or videos especially when it comes to children.

5. Don’t bring home sand and seashells

Take nothing but photos. Removal of seashells can harm the ecosystem and endanger creatures such as hermit crabs. You’ll often also find seashells sold as decorations, ornaments, or keychains. Please avoid supporting these and don’t buy.

What to Pack for Boracay

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