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Mad Monkey Manila

Facilities & Amenities

  • Rooftop bar & restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Games room
  • Shared dorms
  • Private rooms
  • Luggage storage
  • Lock boxes
  • WiFi

Experience the best of the Capital City of the Philippines at Mad Monkey Manila! Located close to the best tourist spots in the city, we offer budget-friendly private rooms and dorms with friendly staff and a buzzing social vibe. Enjoy a delicious meal at our Filipino fusion restaurant, laze by our rooftop pool and sun deck during the day, and party with the best DJs in town in the evenings! Mad Monkey Manila is the perfect place to meet other travelers and explore the city’s rich culture and vibrant nightlife.



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Our goal at Mad Monkey is to create meaningful and sustainable travel experiences for our guests. Find out how we promote responsible travel and provide socio-economic benefits to the communities in which we are located.”

Mad Monkey in the community

Mad Monkey is a socially responsible company — your stay with us supports community projects across Southeast Asia and Australia!

Manila Cheat Sheet

Everything you need to know about traveling Manila

Cebu is the largest island in the Visayas region, and Manila is one of the largest cities in the country. Rich in Spanish colonial history, the "Queen of the South" is a thriving port and bustling hub in Southeast Asia. CURRENCY USED:PHILIPPINE PESO WIFI SIGNALGOOD BETTER BEST BASIC DIALECTBISAYA Thank you so much!Good day!What’s your name?Where are you from?I am from (country).How are you?I’m okay as well. Salamat kaayo!Maayong Adlaw!Unsa imong pangalan?Taga asa ka?Sa (country) ko nagpuyo.Kumusta ka?Ok ra sad ko.

MALAPASCUA ISLANDMalapascua Island is famous among locals and international tourists, especially among divers, because it is the only place in the whole world where you can dive with thresher sharks daily. BADIANThe most famous attraction in Badian is Kawasan Falls, a three-tiered cascade that features distinctly turquoise water. MOALBOALMoalboal is best known for its Sardine Run. Imagine swimming amidst millions of sardines in crystal clear waters. If you're lucky, you may even come across sea turtles while snorkeling. SUMILON ISLANDSumilon Island is inarguably one of the most popular tourist spots in Cebu. Sumilon Island's most prominent feature is its immaculate sandbar that changes shape every season. OSMEÑA PEAKStanding at 1,013 meters above sea level, Osmeña Peak is Cebu's highest. The peak is one of several spire-like formations comprising the Mantalongon Mountain Range in Dalaguete. BANTAYAN ISLANDKnown as the "Boracay of the South", Bantayan Island is a stunning off-the-beaten-path alternative. If you want a relaxing vacation by the beach and witness one of the most beautiful sunsets, Bantayan Island won't disappoint you.


  • Sinulog Festival – January
  • Kadaugan sa Mactan – April
  • Pintos Festival – May
  • Inasal Festival – October
  • Kabkaban Festival – November
  • Tag-Anito – December



  • The climate in Manila is generally hot, windy, and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 24°C to 32°C
  • Peak season: January–April is the best time to visit Manila for festivities and hot-weather activities
  • Hot season: April–June



  • Lechon de Cebu
  • Balamban liempo
  • Puso rice
  • Siomai sa Tisa
  • Pochero
  • Danggit
  • Ngohiong
  • BBQ
  • Halo-halo

Where is Mad Monkey Manila?

Mad Monkey Hostel Manila is located at the heart of Manila City, in close proximity to commercial and nightlife hotspots.


How to get to Mad Monkey Manila

If you’re flying into Mactan Cebu International Airport, we recommend downloading the Grab app for convenience. Through the app, you have an option to book either a private car or a taxi, with fare ranging from Php 350 – Php 600. Just set your drop-off location to Mad Monkey Hostel Cebu and you’re good to go! Another option is taking one of the yellow taxis outside the arrival area of the airport and asking to be dropped off at Mad Monkey Hostel Cebu at Echavez St. Travel time takes around 30-45mins, depending on traffic.

Mad Monkey Manila