Makabata Guesthouse & Cafe - the Guesthouse with a Heart

Makabata is a Social Enterprise training centre dedicated to providing Philippine youth with hospitality skills and employment that will equip them for a successful move into the workforce. By choosing to stay at Makabata you will be directly contributing to Bahay Tuluyan, a local and children's rights organisation that has been operating in Manila for over 30 years. Every cent generated goes back into our programs and services aimed at preventing and responding to abuse and exploitation of children in the Philippines.

Makabata offers guests a range of room types complete with Free WiFi, complimentary breakfast, a lift and luggage storage. Each Makabata room is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some units include a seating area for your convenience. Rooms come with a private bathroom equipped with a shower.

Makabata hosts all types of events with modern meeting room facilities. Diverse catering menus and group accommodation options are readily available. If you are coming to Manila, please contact us today for a tailor-made, competitive group package quote.

We are located in Malate which is a vibrant and authentic Manila neighbourhood. Shopping malls and restaurants are all within easy walking distance. The Cultural Centre of the Philippines and Manila Bay are both 1 km from Makabata Guesthouse, while Ninoy Aquino Stadium is just a short stroll away. Manila International Airport is only 7 km from Makabata.