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All the hostels in Makati are in the Poblacion area.
Here’s a Google Map snippet of the Poblacion district. The numbers on the map show where the hostels are located.
1 MNL Boutique Hostel
2 Lokal Hostel
3 The Jeepney House
4 Z Hostel
5 Makati Junction Hostel
6 Our Melting Pot
7 Hilik Hostel
To reach Poblacion, you have to ride a jeepney from Guadalupe (also an area in Makati). This jeepney will stop in various areas along Makati Avenue (sun symbols are marked on the map to show these stops). Based on the above map, you can easily walk to your hostel from the jeepney stops.
The question is, how do you go to Guadalupe from Terminal 1? Follow these instructions:
- Once outside the arrival area of Terminal 1, exit to the right and follow the sidewalk until you see a BUS STOP sign (adjacent to the parking lot) near the police station.
- From the bus stop, ride a public metro bus with a signboard that says “Edsa MRT” or “Fairview” (Bus A or Bus C).
- Tell the bus conductor to drop you off at “Guadalupe”.
- From your drop-off point in Guadalupe, you will see the Guadalupe footbridge (the only footbridge in the area).
- Cross the Guadalupe footbridge and exit on the right. You will then see The Loyola Memorial Chapels & Crematorium.
- Beside Loyola Memorial is Bernardino Street.
- Go to that street and you will find jeepneys with the word “Ayala” on the signboard.
- Ride this jeepney (5am–10 pm only) and tell the driver to drop you off either at “Valdez” or “General Luna” or “Kalayaan” or “P. Burgos”, depending on its distance from your hostel (see above map; but do take note that you can walk to your hostel from any of these stops).
Public Metro Bus = 18-25 Pesos
Jeepney = 8 Pesos
TOTAL = 26 – 33 Pesos
Taxi = 500 Pesos or more
Budget Commute Savings = 467 Pesos ($10 USD) or more