Welcome to Makabata Guesthouse and Cafe
Your ethical accommodation choice in Manila.
Makabata Guesthouse & Café is a social enterprise and youth training program of Bahay Tuluyan, a children's rights organization.
Enjoy peace and quiet in this single room with 1 single bed. The room includes a private bathroom with shower as well as a TV and free wi-fi. Towel and linens provided. Breakfast can be ordered from our a la carte menu. The perfect place to enjoy some quiet rest or catch up on some sleep. As a guest, your comfort and satisfaction are our top priority.
A room for you to spend time with your nearest and dearest. This room includes a queen size bed and 1 double deck. AC, hot water and TV included. Also have wi-fi and all the in-room convenience that make you feel right at home, even when you're away. Our spacious guest room provide flexibility in your work space and comfort in your rest space. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, your stay is sure to be more comfortable, productive and enjoyable than ever before. For an excellent lodging experience, book now.
Our Deluxe Rooms are the perfect place for a get-away with your closest buddies. All of our spacious Deluxe rooms contain 3 single beds and one bathroom with a hot shower. Each room has a balcony overlooking Leveriza St, towards Manila Zoo and the famous Manila Bay sunset. Rooms are fully airconditioned with cable TV and free wi-fi. Bed linen and towels are included. The room is spacious and comfortable. One additional bed can be added for a small additional fee. Book today to enjoy a comfortable stay in one of our Deluxe rooms.
Travelling with a group of friends or large family? Our barkada room is the perfect room for you! This room contains 5 sets of bunk beds to accommodate 10 people. It also has two bathrooms with hot water showers inside the room. With airconditioning, cable TV, and free wifi this room is truly great value when you are travelling as a group. During the day you can get out and enjoy the many attractions within easy walking distance of Makabata Guesthouse, knowing that you have a safe, clean room to come home to. Book today.
A large room with small balcony overlooking Leveriza Street. Room contains 1 queen sized bed and 1 single bed with space to add an additional single bed at a small fee. Spacious bedroom, comfortable area, a television, air conditioning, a room designed for you to enjoy a perfect rest. We are also close to various forms of public transport, making it easy to explore Manila. If you are planning a trip to Manila, this is the place you are looking for!
A comfy room for 2, with 2 single beds. Has cable TV, bathroom with shower and air conditioning. Designed and equipped with all the comforts for you to enjoy a relaxing stay in a warm and pleasant atmosphere. Room service is available and this is a non-smoking hotel. We take care of the details so that you feel at home. Book now.
A room for 2, with either 2 singles or 1 queen bed. Room is fully furnished and air conditioned with free wi-fi, so you can stay connected throughout your stay and equipped with flat screen TV with satellite channel and a private bathroom. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the rural environment as well as excellent transport links to the rest of the city. For an excellent lodging experience, we warmly invite you to stay with us.
Makabata Guesthouse & Café is a social enterprise and youth training program of Bahay Tuluyan, a children's rights organization. Established in 2011, Makabata Guesthouse & Cafe has enabled hundreds of out-of-school or work youth to learn practical skills and break out of the cycle of poverty. All profits from Makabata Guesthouse & Cafe support Bahay Tuluyan's 10 programs for children, youth, families and communities in the Philippines.
The Manila Zoo, formally known as the Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden, is a 5.5-hectare zoo located in Malate, Manila, Philippines that opened on July 25, 1959. It has been newly renovated in 2021 and is a fun place for children and families to visit.
Manila Bay is a natural harbor that is located in Manila. Roxas Boulevard is a waterfront promenade that runs along the shore of Manila Bay. Manila Bay is famous for its sunsets and is a great place to get some fresh air and exercise
Cultural Center of the Philippines
The Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, also known as the CCP Complex, is a 88 hectare property located on a reclaimed section of Manila Bay. CCP is home to the Tanghalang Pambansa (National Theater) and houses three major performing arts venues, one theater for film screenings, galleries, a museum and the center's library and archives. Within the complex there is also Harbor Square, host to restaurants and bars as well as Star City.
Star City is an amusement park located in the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Established in 1991 the venue contains 25 rides and attractions and is home to the Aliw and Star Theaters. A place for young and old to make happy memories.
Museo Pambata (Children's Museum) is a museum for children located near the famous Rizal Park, along Roxas Boulevard. Unlike traditional museums, Museo Pambata is an interactive museum that invites visitors to learn from the exhibits using all their senses. The museum also regularly hosts special events and programs. Most suitable for children under 12 years old.
Mall of Asia
Mall of Asia, or MOA, is a very large shopping mall located on a reclaimed area of Manila Bay. The mall is host to many major brands and also hosts lots of events. It is home to the first IMAX theater in the Philippines. An esplanade behind the mall is a good place to watch the sunset over Manila Bay and to enjoy the various restaurants, rides and amusements.
Rizal Park is also know as Luneta. It is a historical park located in Ermita, Manila and covers an area of 58 hectars. It is adjacent to the historical walled city of Intramuros. The northeastern section is designated as the National Museum Complex. The central section includes the Rizal Monument and various other attractions. The southwestern section includes an open field, the Quirino Grandstand and Manila Ocean Park.
Manila Ocean Park
Manila Ocean Park is an oceanarium located behind the Quirino Grandstand at Luneta/Rizal Park. The main attraction is the Oceanarium which houses 14,000 sea creatures from about 277 species indigenous to South East Asia. A curved walkway tunnel is the perfect place to view the many different species. There are also stingray and jellyfish exhibits.
Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
Rizal Memorial Sports Complex is a national sports complex of the Philippines. It is managed by the Philippine Sports Commission and houses Philippine national athletes. Some of the sports venues located inside the complex are the Rixal Memorial Coliseum, Rizal Memoial Basevall Stadium, Rizal Memorial Track and Football Stadium and the Teofilo Yldefonso Swimming Pool.
Intramuros (which is Latin for "inside the walls") is a 0.67 square kilometer historic walled area within Manila. Construction of the city began under the Spanish imperial government in the late 16th century to protect the city from foreign invasions. The city was nearly flattened during the Battle of Manila in 1945. Intramuros is still undergoing a process of postwar reconstruction. It is home to many significant landmarks and cultural sites including Fort Santiago.
De La Salle University
De La Salle University is a private, catholic university run by the De La Salle Christian Brothers and established in 1911. The oldest of the De La Salle schools in the Philippines, the campus is 5.45 hectares and is considered part of the University belt, near St Scholastica's College, Arellano College, Philippine Women's University and the University of the Philippines, Manila.
Cuneta Astrodome is an indoor arena located in Pasay. It has been home to the Philippine Basketball Association on and off and also hosts various other basketball competitions as well as evangelical and political gatherings. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,000.
US Embassy Manila
The US Embassy is the diplomatic mission of the US in the PHilippines. The Embassy is one of the largest US embassies in the world employing close to 300 Americans and 1,000 Philippine employees. It has been used as the US Embassy since the US formally recognized Philippine independence in 1946. Filipinos wishing to travel to the US are required to visit the Embassy for a formal interview as part of the visa process.