We’ve mentioned before how Tacloban is a great example of Filipino resiliency. As it continues to grow and develop as a city, Tacloban remains to be a humble and beautiful place to live in and to visit.
It is one of the reasons why tourists love visiting Tacloban City. That along with the fact that there are a lot of things you can already do even if you go on a budget trip here.
We know that times are difficult right now and finances are unstable for most Filipinos. But you can still get the best trip to Tacloban even without spending as much. To help you plan this budget trip, here are a couple of things you can include that won’t necessarily cost you a lot.
Also, here’s our little guide should you need some help when planning a budget trip.
Places You Can Explore
These places around Tacloban City either have minimal fees or are for free.
Visit the MacArthur Park where the famous Gen. Douglas MacArthur monument is situated.
Photo source: Intrepid Wanderer
Walk leisurely or even jog along the San Juanico Bridge
Photo source: Tripzilla
Get to know Tacloban’s history by visiting Santo Niño Shrine and Romualdez Museum Museum with a minimal fee.
Photo source: FAQ PH
Visit Kanhuraw Hill where you can find the Madonna of Japan Park
Photo source: Tripadvisor
Light a candle at Santo Niño de Tacloban
Photo source: Zamboanga.com
Walk under the lined trees at Magsaysay Boulevard
Photo source: RMN Racloban Facebook page
Pay your respects or offer a prayer at the Yolanda Memorial Monument
Photo source: Jasmaella Nicole Legatona
Places Where You Can Eat
Tacloban has a lot of restaurants and shops where you can go on a major food trip. However, there are places where you don’t have to spend much to get the best flavors of Tacloban.
Rizal Avenue BBQ Stalls - Try out Baldevia Siblings Barbecue and Manang’s Native Chicken
Photo from Eats Now or Never
Burgos Street - Try out Jo's Chicken Inato Milagrina, Socsargen Grill & Seafood Restaurant, and Capitan Tiago Grill And Restobar
Photo from TripAdvisor
Jose Karlos Cafe - in front of the Sto. Nino Church
Photo from Ana Patricia
Photo from ABS CBN News
Nestor Flores Lechon Manok
Photo from Nestor Flores Lechon Manok Facebook page
Places Where You Can Stay
You don’t need to spend much to get the best sanitize stays during your trip to Tacloban. These hotels offer safe stays at very budget-friendly prices.
RedDoorz @ Picas Sagkahan Tacloban is an affordable hotel accommodation that resides within Sangkahan, Tacloban City. The hotel offers a convenient and comfortable staycation to travelers exploring the beautiful city.
Where: Brgy. 59, Picas Sagkahan District, Leyte, Tacloban City, Philippines
Best Price: as low as ₱ 650.00
RedDoorz @ Real Street Tacloban’s guests would easily find the hotel comforting and welcoming because of its interior design that resembles a family house or a mansion. It is an extension of your homes in Tacloban, Leyte.
Where: Barangay 53, Real Street, Tacloban City, Leyte, Tacloban City, Philippines
Best Price: as low as ₱ 700.00
Ready to go on a budget trip to Tacloban City? Consider staying in any of RedDoorz hotels within the city. Our hotels within the city make it easy for you to go around and visit these places and more. Plus, with our HygienePass certification, you can rest assure that you and your family are safe during this time.
For the most comfortable stays at budget-friendly prices, choose RedDoorz. Book your stay by visiting our website and downloading our mobile application now!