Where to Stay in Makati Under $40

Where to Stay in Manila under $40 - ZEN Rooms

Staycation is one of my favorite things to do.

It might sound pricey, however am sharing you some tips where to spend your next stay without spending a lot.

How about a comfortable, clean and safe room for staycation under $40 per night (under Php2,000) sounds great, am I right? And yes in Makati City!


ZEN Home Knightsbridge Residences Makati

ZEN Home Knightsbridge Residences Makati
Address: B. Valdez, Manila 1210, Philippines
Price: Php 1,899/studio unit/night. Book at https://goo.gl/x7x4DV

ZEN Home Knightsbridge Residences Makati offers the best high end studios in Makati, Metro Manila. So, whether you’re looking for the best night life in the Philippines or a pleasant family weekend, ZEN Home Knightsbridge Residences Makati is the perfect fit for you!

Located in Century City, the building is a few steps away from the most famous nightclubs and the best rated restaurants in Makati. If you prefer shopping and a family afternoon, Century City Mall is just one block away from ZEN Home Knightsbridge Residences Makati.

ZEN Home Knightsbridge Residences Makati
The serviced studios come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, fast wifi, aircon, a clean double bed and a complete kitchenette, with an induction oven, microwave and cutlery for the guests that prefer the peace of being home and a homemade dish.

ZEN Home Knightsbridge Residences Makati also includes spa center, fitness center, swimming pool, sauna, library, study room and playground for kids, it’s a complete amusement park for everyone!


ZEN Rooms Suez Street

ZEN Rooms Suez Street
Address: Suez street, Manila 1205, Philippines
Price: Php 1,619 for a Double Room. Book at https://goo.gl/P3QggM

Are you more of a laid back and lazy staycationer who wouldn’t mind sleeping in bed or watching Netflix the whole day?

Do yourself a favor and make a booking at ZEN Rooms Suez Street Makati. You wouldn’t ever wanna leave this hotel. Aside from all the ZEN Rooms guarantees, ZEN Rooms Suez Street Makati has its own hotel restaurant and bar where you can order a delicious meal while enjoying a spectacular view of the Makati skyline.


ZEN Hostel Kasipagan Mandaluyong

ZEN Hostel Kasipagan Mandaluyong
Address: 870 Kasipagan, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila
Price: Php 1,299 for a studio room:https://goo.gl/MVfR5C

ZEN Hostel Kasipagan Mandaluyong

ZEN Hostel Kasipagan Mandaluyong dorm bed
Php 563 for a bed in a mixed dorm room of 4: https://goo.gl/h57wzy

Are you a solo traveler looking to stay in an area to make new friends? ZEN Hostel Kasipagan Mandaluyong is perfect for you then! You may sleep in your room all day then head to the common areas for a night of turning strangers into friends. You don’t even have to go out to have fun as there is a rooftop bar overlooking the whole city.


All ZEN Rooms accommodations guarantee Fast Wi-Fi, Cool AC, Spotless Bed, Hot Shower, and 24/7 Cleaning and Customer Service.

Bitten by the urge to book your next staycation? Give in to temptation and avail of our affordable and quality offers! ZEN Rooms offers 15% off if you book for the month of September. Click https://www.zenrooms.com/hotels/21/hotels-manila now!


You may also enjoy additional discount, exclusive for the readers of my blog.

Use my Exclusive Voucher Code: ZENBLAIRV and get 20% OFF discount, for all your ZEN Rooms booking nationwide (Philippines only)


ZEN Rooms Philippines

With the motto Travel More, Pay Less, ZEN Rooms’ breakthrough room management model was launched in 2015 to offer a better budget accommodation experience in Asia, shaking the hospitality market and providing a more affordable alternative to traditional hotel chains. ZEN provides all the key essentials needed for a comfortable stay in unbeatable rates (starting at only PHP850). Every ZEN guest is guaranteed cleanliness, free fast Wi-Fi, comfortable double bed, working AC, a hot shower and 24/7 customer support.

In the Philippines specifically, ZEN is now the fastest-growing company backed by the German conglomerate Rocket Internet behind Lazada, Zalora and FoodPanda. ZEN has allowed hundreds of thousands of travellers to explore the Philippines safely and affordably



Nothing is more fancier than travelling more, while paying less!


xoxo, Blair




136 LOVES AND COMMENTS:

  1. I love the concept of Zen Rooms and their affordable hotels and hostels. We have something similar called Oyo Rooms in India :)

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    1. Oh that's cool! And Oyo-name is unique as well.
      Thanks for visiting!

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  2. I would definitely go to ZEN HOME KNIGHTSBRIDGE RESIDENCES MAKATI if I were to ever go to Philippines...I personally love Zen rooms...so this list is perfect for me...thanks babe!

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    1. You're welcome Yana!
      Don't forget to use my discount code so you can avail 20% discount booking ZEN rooms here in the Philippines :D

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  3. Ohh the Zen home looks so cozy! Look the size of that swimming pool! Must feels like empty even thought if there were much people in there! Thank for the tip and hopefully we will get back to the Philippines one!

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    1. Hahaha yeah, that unit in Knightsbridge looks awesome! I love to spend my relaxation in the pool :)

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  4. Accommodation under $40 is quite good for budget travel planning.These rooms looks beautiful.I like the room of ZEN Home Knightsbridge Residences much!

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  5. These are such great places to stay. And under $40? Yes please. What a deal.

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    1. Yes babe! And there is a dorm-type perfect for backpackers.

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  6. When I travel alone, I usually will use dorm type of accommodation. $20 is just my kind of budget. LOL

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    1. Oh you can have these dorm-type Emily! And its very affordable and clean as well.

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  7. wow, that pool looks amazing. It's the first time I hear about zen rooms, and I love the idea. It's so affordable as well.

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    1. I know right?!
      ZEN Rooms is like the Uber of accommodation, kicking Airbnb out.

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  8. All these rooms look fantastic and so cheap as well! They are a great selection and thanks for sharing! If I go to Makati, I'll defo know where to stay!

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    1. Thanks Corinne, you may also check other ZEN Rooms in other cities of the Philippines. Just don't forget to use my exclusive discount code so you could enjoy 20% less.

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  9. wow the dorm room looks so comfortable. So different from the dorm rooms i use to take when going backpacking during my UNI days.
    Will definately check this place out if i am nearby.

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  10. I love an affordable staycation! That swimming pool looks incredible

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  11. That is a nice place. I love that they use tile on the floor so I know it is clean.

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    1. Yeah, and some have luxurious carpets depending on the units.

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  12. Wow what some lovely sounding places to stay and for just $40, you wouldn't get anything as nice here for that price.

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    1. Thank you for visiting Sarah! Please visit the Philippines. You'll love this place.

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  13. How very impressive, I love the variety of the rooms they offer and the price looks absolutely lovely.

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    1. I agree Anosa! And what I like about these unit is it doesn't compromises much the value of costs versus the quality of rooms.

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  14. Looks amazing. Budget travel can be tricky when it comes to finding a decent hotel but this is a great option.

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    1. Thank you Natasha, hope you'll enjoy your future PH-travel!

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  15. Wow. Under $40/night sounds like an amazing price, and the hotel looks nice. I would expect it to look pretty trashy at that price. Thanks for the tip!

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    1. hahaha I know! But even me was surprised viewing their properties.

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  16. I wish I could do on a staycation for such an affordable rate! I like the rooms, especially the dorm-style room- it looks like a great place to bunk with some friends!

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    1. Yup this is the best price I've seen for dorms.

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  17. its been awhile since the last time i was back home and i remember makati as the 'it' place or place to be seen! good to know of an affordable and clean room to have in that location!

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    1. Well, staying in Knightsbridge Residences is already luxury! I know this building, and their amenities are superb.

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  18. It is amazing that these places cost so little, yet are so beautiful. I could really get used to that.

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  19. $40is definitely reasonable and I would stay there. Saving money on lodging means more money on other things.

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  20. What a cool place for a staycation and inexpensive, too, even with all the amenities. Great find! ;)

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    1. Thank you Michelle, I'm glad you like this deal!

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  21. This sounds like a great way to save some money when you travel. I did a fun Staycation this summer. It was a huge hit with the kids.

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  22. These is a great list.. am bookmarking it for my reference for Philippines trip

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    1. Hello Miera! You should try the Knightbridge Residence, perfect for you tai tai :)

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  23. Wow the price is quite reasonable, i have been planing to visit the Philippines but i was thinking of going to Cebu.

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    1. ZEN Rooms also have units in CEBU! Don't forget to your my discount code :)

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  24. I have never travels there. The hotel looks comfy, nice pool.

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  25. Seriously? Under 40? They look so good...I m gonna recommend it to my friends too...

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  26. That's very cheap for a staycation. That pool looks inviting. And the 'sundeck' area looks cozy!

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    1. Yes, I would love to try that sundeck. Kids will like it too.

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  27. Wow... This is a great offers. Clean and cozy hotel under $40? Really?

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    1. So affordable right?! I check the zenrooms.com now and seems like Manila's zenrooms are more cheaper than their properties in Cebu and Davao.

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  28. Love this lists of hotel rooms. My favorite in the list is the ZEN Home Knightsbridge.

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  29. That's very affordable for such nice rooms. I wish there were such options all around the planet.

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  30. I love the minimalist feel of this hotel. I love a good staycation and this looks like a zen play to relax at.

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  31. Wow! The places look much neater than I've expected when I first heard about the prices of under $40. Such a good deal! ZEN Rooms really knows how to earn customer loyalty!

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    1. I agree! My friends are also enjoying booking at ZEN rooms because of its affordability and good services.

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  32. Wow, that is such a great deal! Definitely makes travel more attainable.

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    1. Awesome right?! Don't forget to use my exclusive voucher code for additional discount :)

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  33. I love the looks of this hotel! There is nothing better than finding a place to relax and take it all in.

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    1. I agree. For just less than $40 per night, I can also enjoy swimming at one of the exclusive buildings in the Philippines.

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  34. Wow, just only $40 we can hire a beatiful room like that! Also, the facilities look so convenient and nice. I will definitely record this to my future travelling list. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. You're welcome! Don't forget my exclusive discount code!

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  35. I have been planning to go to the Philippines for a while and really think this is the perfect place to stay while in Manila, comfortable and affordable!

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    1. Thanks dear!

      Manila is not perfect. But at least the accommodation is affordable, clean and comfortable.

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  36. These rooms look so cozy, yet they are so affordable. This is amazing! I will definitely try to stay in one of their room in the near future :D

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    1. That's a good idea. Don't forget to use my exclusive code so you can get discount. I don't receive any reward on this, just glad to help my readers to get discounts, hahaha

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  37. Wow you can get a lot for your money there, and these look like great hotels x

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    1. Oh no Rhian, am just happy spreading the good news and deal. I have no $$$ benefits here :D

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  38. Looks like a beautiful place to go to. My only complaint would be not having a carpeted floor, although maybe that's not as bad of a thing from a cleaning perspective. Beautiful rooms.

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    1. LOL I think you can start complaining if you are paying more than $40 per night :D

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  39. Looks like a great deal under 40, the location is good, rooms seems comfy and all amenities are there. perfect for a minimalistic like me:)

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    1. Thanks good! And these properties are being surrounded by many affordable restaurants and food joints.

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  40. Under 40 bucks is one thing. But you found some totally amazing places!

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    1. I will share many affordable rooms soon. Oh there is one which cost $5 per night, but its a bunk bed.

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  41. A night there for under $40?!?! Count me in! That's a great deal!

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    1. Thanks Sheena, But if you are not too sensitive, you can opt the $5 bunk bed.

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  42. No way all of these are under 40 dollars. This is too great!

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    1. I know but it is true! My friend tried to book a suite room in Makati fro 13-nights and he only paid $350. Its a studio suite with amazing bed, a bar, kitchen, fully air-conditioned, etc.
      Its awesome!

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  43. Looks like I am visiting Makati soon! These deals are awesome.

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    1. I agree. I'm not sure why the accommodation in Makati is much cheaper than outside Manila, however it doesn't matter. This is cool!

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  44. I cannot believe these places are only $40 a night. What a great list.

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  45. Hotel, looks great and wonderfully designed and extremely clean for such a small cost.

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    1. Yup, and I can't wait to try one of the ZEN Rooms soon.

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  46. Affordability is a must-check factor while choosing the hotels on vacations. I liked the concept of Zen homes.

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    1. I agree. I want to try their services and have a review soon.

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  47. I have never been to Phillipines, but if I do, that would be a classy option, while still being inexpensive, so you have extra money to experience the rest of the city! Thank you for sharing and the hotel looks sleek!

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  48. I also love staycation but with a limited budget. I like the Idea of Zen Hostel. I can make new friends and it is so affordable.

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  49. Very nice price! For those types of amenities and beautiful room it would cost $3-400 where I live. I love the simplicity as well. Makes you feel like you're truly on vacation.

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    1. I agree. That Knightsbridge unit is true a gem. I know that building and its very exclusive.

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  50. The rooms are so swanky! that view of the pool is just breathtaking! I also liked the idea of mixed dorms! they're the best dorms I've ever seen in my entire life.

    everytime my friends and I book hostels.they never look this good. this is one I'll add to the list for when our adventures start to drift outside the country.

    Lucy, commenting on behalf of Ajulydreamer

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    1. Thank you Lucy,

      ZEN Rooms have also units outside the Philippines, like in Singapore, Malaysia, etc.

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  51. The hotels looks really beautiful and promising. I mean what else would one want for less than $40.

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    1. I agree. I'm looking forward to experience that pool!

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  52. These all look great places to stay and they’re such a bargain too! I really love the Zen Homes Knightsbridge hotel it’s gorgeous.

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    1. Me too! Its totally cheap especially for this exclusive building.

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  53. This looks like such a beautiful place to stay! I love how affordable it is.

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  54. If only I could get to Makati City! Asia is totally unexplored, and I'm dying to go! I plan on spending a full month in a few different countries next year. I will definitely be visiting again when I'm on the "planning" leg of my research. The rooms look beautiful!

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    1. That will be an amazing adventure. You'll love it here in Asia. There are many cities that you can visit and enjoy for free.

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  55. Those are such great deals on hotels there. And all of the hotels there look amazing. I could stay at any of them and be happy at that price.

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    1. The services is like in the hotel per se :D

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  56. Good read. Now people know where to find a comfortable, clean and safe room under $40 per night

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  57. I haven't tried Zen Rooms yet. After this post, I'm really eager to do my first booking with them!

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    1. Yay! Just don't forget to use my exclusive discount code for 20% off.

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  58. Seem so cozy! Can't wait to try one of them.

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    1. Thanks Shini! There is also a ZEN Rooms in KL and Singapore.

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  59. love the rooms. look clean and decent there

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  60. I know this place but I didn't know it's cheap. Stayed in A.Venue and I love the area. Thanks for this. I'm checkin out this for sure. :-)

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    1. Hope you will enjoy your first ZEN Rooms booking!

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  61. These are all great places to stay in Makati. They have great prices and great room along with accommodations. Thanks for sharing the affordable places to stay.

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  62. If I have been in Philippines I will definitely stay in Zen home Knightsbridge residence Makati. The price is reasonable. +

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    1. I thinks it is one of the best unit they have.

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  63. Cool and awesome place at a very reasonable price. Not bad. Might be checking it out one of these days. Thanks for the information!

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  64. Wow, all these places for under 40? That's crazy, you'd never get anything so nice in England lol

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    1. Ohh, how much is the least affordable cost in England?

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  65. I never heard of zen rooms before so thank you for the descriptions and pictures. Richard B

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    1. You're welcome Richard! Hope you can try their services :)

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  66. Thanks for sharing! This is super duper worthy~~~ I know other website/app that is similar to ZEN Rooms too. Guess I shall compare and see which I can get the cheapest!

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    1. Yeah better compare and see which one suits your lifestyle.

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  67. I've never heard of Makati before. These are really nice room for such an affordable rate!

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    1. When you visit the Philippines in the future, you might like to consider the ZEN Rooms. And don't forget my promo code and you'll get 20% discount.

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  68. What a terrific place to stay and enjoy all that Manila has to offer. I will keep this in mind for future reference.

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    1. Thanks Eliz, and also save my voucher code for you savings :D

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