Lokal Hostel

3F 5023 P. Burgos St., Barangay PoblacionManila1210Philippines
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About Lokal Hostel

With its trendy graffiti-inspired decor and simple rooms, Lokal Hostel offers shared and private budget accommodation in the colourful Poblacion district.

The dorm rooms accommodate either four or six guests and feature bunk beds and storage facilities. The private rooms feature twin or double beds, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. All rooms share communal bathrooms.

Guests can head up to the covered rooftop terrace to enjoy views over this bustling neighbourhood. Staff at reception are available around the clock to assist with luggage storage and other services.

A communal kitchen is available for guests who would like to prepare their own meals, while a variety of great dining spots can be found around the bustling neighbourhood. Buckey’s Poblacion, a hole-in-the-wall café just steps away, is known for its simple but delicious fare.

Undergoing gentrification, the area around Lokal Hostel is home to plenty of interesting street life and urban architecture. Meanwhile, the picturesque Ayala Triangle Gardens are 800 metres away.


3F 5023 P. Burgos St., Barangay Poblacion, Manila, 1210, Philippines
Telephone: +632(890)0927 |

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Laundry service
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Great rooftop terrace

The star feature of this hostel is its rooftop terrace. While guests definitely like the views to be had from up there, they also mention that it is a great spot to relax and socialise with fellow travellers.

Good spot for nightlife

While guests can be a bit apprehensive about the immediate neighbourhood, they love the hostel's close proximity to bars, clubs, and other nightlife venues. They mention that they don’t need to travel far for a great night out.

Friendly and helpful

Guests are typically satisfied with the service they receive from the staff here. They are said to be helpful and informative when approached for assistance and have a friendly disposition that seems to immediately set guests’ minds at ease.

Negative Reviews

Located in red-light district

By far the most negative comments dealt with the fact that this hotel is located in an area know to be a red-light district. Many guests were a bit apprehensive walking the streets outside, and mention encountering some unsavoury characters.

Cleaning could be improved

Reviews feature numerous complaints about cleanliness at this hotel. Guests typically feel that the housekeeping team does not do a good enough job cleaning the rooms before they arrive or keeping them clean during their stay. The communal bathrooms also come in for a lot of criticism.

Can get a little noisy

The hostel is said to get a bit too noisy at times. Guests complain of being disturbed both by other guests and the general noise from the busy streets outside.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 151 reviews across the web
7.6 /10
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7.6 out of 10 based on 151 reviews