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10 Best Laoag Ilocos Norte Hotels: Budget-Friendly & Near Tourist Spots

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Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel and Java HotelPhotos by Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel and Java Hotel

Laoag City in Ilocos Norte boasts picturesque landscapes and historical sites that display the rich culture of the Philippines. This city is the gateway to top tourist destinations in the Philippines’ North Luzon region, such as the Paoay Church, Paoay Sand Dunes, and Sinking Bell Tower, making it one of the must-visit destinations in the country.

As the usual jump-off point for nearby areas, Laoag also brings you close to more Ilocos Norte tourist spots like the Bangui Windmills and Pagudpud Beach, one of the best beaches in the Philippines

Take your time discovering the city and nearby areas by staying in the best and most comfortable Laoag hotels. The city is home to various hotels that suit all kinds of travelers, whether you prefer a stay in 5-star hotels in the Philippines or are looking for affordable hotels.

Those traveling by plane can also find top-notch accommodations close to the Laoag International Airport, one of the most widely used Philippine airports. In this article, we've compiled the best hotels in Laoag city that you should consider when putting together your Ilocos trip itinerary or choosing where to stay for your Ilocos tour package

10. AA Travelers Pad Bed & Breakfast 

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This budget hotel in Laoag City features eight types of rooms that can comfortably accommodate two or more travelers. Since AA Travelers Pad Bed & Breakfast is situated in the city, you can easily head to nearby restaurants to get a taste of the Philippines' food culture. Their smallest rooms have a semi-double bed that is perfect for couples, while their largest rooms have two double beds that can fit groups of 4 or more. 

A room in AA Travelers Pad Bed & BreakfastPhoto by AA Travelers Pad Bed & Breakfast

As one of the more affordable Ilocos Norte hotels, it is a perfect fit for backpackers and those who don't want to splurge on accommodations. Aside from their simple rooms, the property also has an outdoor entertainment lounge equipped with free WiFi. You also enjoy a free cup of coffee here to start your day, belt out tunes on the free videoke machine, or play darts and board games with fellow guests. 

 

9. West Gate Hotel 

West Gate Hotel's triple deluxe roomPhoto by West Gate Hotel

West Gate Hotel is located about 8 KM from the Laoag International Airport, making it a great option for those traveling from the Manila International Airport and other airports across the country. It is also located close to the city center, putting you about 2 KM away from the Sinking Bell Tower, one of the most historic architectural landmarks in the Philippines

As for their rooms, you can choose from five types. Their standard rooms can sleep two people while their Family Room is perfect for families of six, so it is an ideal Laoag hotel for families. Each room also features WiFi access, cable TV, and en-suite bathrooms. In between your Ilocos Norte tours, you can also relax in the hotel by ordering room service and scheduling a massage to help you recharge. 

8. The Guest House Laoag 

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The Guest House Laoag is only around 16 KM from the popular Paoay Sand Dunes 4x4 ride area, which is one of the best things to do in the Philippines. It is also among the hotels in Laoag near the airport. This hotel is perfect for couples looking for a quiet getaway not too far from the city and Ilocos Norte tourist spots. Make your trip even more memorable by booking vacation packages for couples complete with tours. 

The Guest House Laoag's lobbyPhoto by The Guest House Laoag

Aside from their Budget Double Rooms that can sleep two people, the hotel features three other room types that can comfortably fit groups of four to six. Each room is also air-conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV for entertainment. Guests also have access to the hotel's sun terrace, where you can get a great view of Laoag City. 

 

7. Hotel Lourdes 

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Standing about just 400 meters from the famous Sinking Bell Tower and the Museo Ilocos Norte, Hotel Lourdes is a popular choice for history buffs who want to learn about the area's past. Aside from its proximity to these historic sites, staying here also puts you within walking distance of a local supermarket and restaurants. 

Hotel Lourdes' entrancePhoto by Hotel Lourdes

Hotel Lourdes has three room types that are all decorated with clean, white interiors and wooden accents. Their rooms can fit up to 3 or 4 people, depending on which type you choose. All rooms have WiFI access, a flat-screen TV, and air-conditioning to give you a comfortable stay.

Explore outside the city by scheduling tours with travel booking websites like Guide to the Philippines. Among the best places to visit in Ilocos province are the Bangui Windmills north of Laoag, which are also recognized as one of the top Luzon tourist spots.

6. VYBE Hotel 

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This modern concept hotel sits about 2 KM from Laoag City, making it the perfect place for travelers who value peace and quiet but still want fairly easy access to the city. The whole property features 10 different room types that amount to a total of 60 rooms. 

VYBE Hotel's deluxe roomPhoto by VYBE Hotel

The largest accommodation in VYBE Hotel is their Dormitory De Luxe room, which can sleep up to 13 people in bunk beds, making it a great hotel for groups in Laoag. Families of six can also stay in their Family Suite for a more cozy stay as it features a small dining room and mini kitchen bar complete with a sink and mini-refrigerator.

Guests can also get a taste of Ilocano cuisine at the hotel's Cafe Bonita. After exploring Laoag, you can wrap up your day with a soothing massage at the spa as well. 

5. Amici Resort Hotel Laoag 

Amici Resort Hotel Laoag's roomsPhoto by Amici Resort Hotel Laoag

The Amici Resort Hotel sits just around 7 KM from the Paoay Sand Dunes, which is among the top reasons why you should visit the Philippines. This makes it a great fit for adrenaline junkies who want to ride 4x4 vehicles across the popular landscape. It is also just 8.5 KM from the city center so that you can easily explore this historic city but stay far enough to have a quiet stay. 

Amici Resort Hotel Laoag's poolPhoto by Amici Resort Hotel Laoag

The property features four types of rooms that are all housed in one-floor white cabanas that have thatched roofs, providing a laid-back atmosphere throughout the space. Their biggest room is a Family Suite that can sleep up to 12 people, perfect for a large family trip or a vacation with friends. 

All rooms also have views of the hotel's well-kept gardens. Meanwhile, other rooms feature a patio where you can lounge while taking in the fresh air. Guests can also unwind on the daybeds by the poolside before going for a refreshing swim. 

4. Viven Hotel 

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Located at the heart of Ilocos Norte's Central Business District, the Viven Hotel is perfect for business travelers. It is also only 300 meters from a major shopping mall, putting you close to boutiques and restaurants. Guests can choose between three different room types that can each sleep a maximum of three people. 

Viven Hotel's atrium loungePhoto by Viven Hotel

All of the rooms are equipped with free WiFi and soundproofing to ensure you have a conducive environment for virtual meetings. You will also have a view of the hotel's garden and the surrounding city during your stay here.

If you need a pick-me-up throughout the day, the hotel also has an in-house cafe that serves delicious coffee and pastries such as cakes. If you prefer to get around the city on your own for your in-person engagements, you can check out our guide on how to rent a car in the Philippines

3. Sola Hotel 

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Boasting chic interiors and an outdoor swimming pool, Sola Hotel offers a refreshing escape to guests. It is also set in the province's Central Business District, making it an ideal choice for business travelers who want to bring their families along on their trips.

Sola HotelPhoto by Sola Hotel

They have three types of rooms, with their Family Room being able to sleep a group of 5 easily. It is highly recommended to add all-inclusive vacation packages to your trip as well for an easy and fun getaway. Each room has a view of the hotel's polished courtyard, a desk, coffee machines, and a minibar. They also have free WiFi and flat-screen TVs to help entertain your children while you are out for meetings or other work activities. 

2. Java Hotel 

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This Laoag accommodation stands out from other Ilocos Norte hotels and resorts thanks to its Balinese and Moroccan-inspired design combined with Ilocano hospitality. Families are a perfect fit for this property as Java Hotel features facilities for children and adults like their outdoor swimming pool, US Open-inspired outdoor tennis court, 30-meter-high wall climbing facility, and half-court for basketball. 

Java HotelPhoto by Java Hotel

As for their rooms, you can choose from six types. Their largest room is a dormitory-style one that has five bunk beds and four twin beds, best suited for big families or groups of friends. All rooms are air-conditioned and come with complimentary breakfast for two persons, WiFi access, a private balcony, and cable TV. Guests may also request for in-room massages. Along with their facilities, the hotel has a bar and restaurant where you can unwind with a beer and delicious dishes that span different cuisines. 

1. Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel 

Fort Ilocandia Resort HotelPhoto by Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel

Spanning 77 hectares along the shores of Laoag, Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel is one of the top beach resorts in the Philippines. It is also located about 5 KM from the Paoay Sand Dunes and 16 KM from the Paoay Church, one of the UNESCO Heritage Sites in the Philippines.

It boasts 290 well-appointed rooms with 7 types to choose from depending on your preferences. All rooms are equipped with WiFi access, flat-screen TVs, a bathtub, and a shower. Most rooms also feature a veranda that is great for lounging, while their most premier suite has its own mini jacuzzi and sauna room. 

Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel's presidential suitePhoto by Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel

As a popular luxury resort in the Philippines, it has an on-site shopping arcade as well, where you can easily buy local crafts and souvenirs at your leisure. The resort also has its own sand dunes. On top of this, an outdoor swimming pool, golf course, and gym are available to guests. Packed with various amenities and open spaces for activities, this is the best choice for families and groups.

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Enjoy a comfortable stay while you discover the best Philippine sceneries in Ilocos Norte by staying at any of these top hotels in Laoag City. As a premier destination for cultural tourism in the Philippines, we also recommend booking Ilocos tours and Ilocos tour packages ahead of your trip to get a better understanding of the province's colorful heritage. 

Along with the historical sites, you should visit the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, as it is one of the most iconic geographical features in the Philippines. Start planning your visit to this vibrant city by checking out our Laoag Travel Guide to read the Laoag and Ilocos Norte travel requirements you need to prepare to enter the province. During your time in Laoag, you can also head north to visit Pagudpud tourist spots like Saud Beach. 

After staying in Laoag, we highly suggest spending a few days in the neighboring province of Ilocos Sur as well to visit Vigan City, one of the Philippines' beautiful small towns. Check out our travel packages to the Philippines to find the best Ilocos tour packagesLaoag tours and Vigan tours you can add to your Ilocos Norte and Sur itinerary.