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Where to Stay in Coron, Palawan, Philippines

By 24 July 2018 March 10th, 2022 4 Comments

 


Coron is a tourist heaven. The awe-inspiring beaches, crystal clear waters, mind-blowing natural scenery and historic dive sites in the world makes Coron a must-visit for tourists looking to explore Far East Asia.

When it comes to vacationing and sightseeing, you must be aware of the best places to stay in Coron. This post will help you in making the most of your tour to Coron, Palawan.

Start with my full itinerary guide for Coron, Palawan. It includes everything you need to know about Coron island in the Philippines, how to get from Manila to Coron or Puerto Princesa to Coron, and the different Coron Palawan tour package you can find on this island.

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This post focuses on where to stay in Coron, Palawan, with all the different options from luxury to budget, so that you can find the best hotels in Coron, Palawan to fit your travel type!

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Where to stay in Coron, Palawan

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Trying to narrow your choice on which Coron, Palawan hotel to stay?

There are tons of Coron, Palawan resorts and hotels, partly due to the increasing interest from many tourists in recent years. From luxurious, private beach villas to hotels with a beachfront or vibrant hostels, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Luxury resorts in Coron, Palawan, Philippines

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Some of these Coron, Palawan resorts are located on remote, private islands, so it’s perfect for if you want to avoid the crowds in the town area. These villas also offer private Coron, Palawan tour packages that allows you to see Coron a little differently than how the main tours would, so it’s perfect for those looking for more customizable Coron, Palawan tour options and smaller groups.

We stayed at Club Paradise for part of our stay in Coron, and absolutely enjoyed the exclusiveness. Read our review about it here.

Some of the best Coron island resorts are:

  1. Club Paradise (From USD 217/night)
  2. Two Seasons Coron Island Resort & Spa (From USD 464/night)
  3. Sangat Island Dive Resort (From USD 220/night)

Mid-Range hotels & resorts in Coron, Palawan, Philippines

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A welcome foot massage

Stay in comfort at these Coron, Philippines hotels without being too far away from Coron Town Proper, Coron’s city centre.

Whether you want to stay in a beachfront resort on the outskirts of Coron or stay in a delightful hotel conveniently located in the Coron Town Proper city centre, there are plenty of options for you here. Here are some of the best hotels in Coron, Palawan:

Coron, Palawan Resorts:

  1. Coron Soleil Garden Resort (From USD 89/night)
  2. Sophia’s Garden Resort (From USD 86/night)
  3. El Rio Y Mar Resort (From USD 108/night)

Coron, Palawan Hotels:

  1. Asia Grand View Hotel (From USD 86/night)
  2. Bluewave Hotel (From USD 96/night)
  3. The Funny Lion (From USD 134/night)
  4. MO2 Westown Lagoon (From USD 48/night)

Budget hotels & hostels in Coron, Palawan, Philippines

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Kayaking at Twin Lagoon, Coron, Palawan

Surround yourself with like-minded backpackers in hostels, who are mostly here in Coron eager to experience a thrilling journey of island-hopping around the beautiful islands.

Coron, Palawan Hostels:

  1. Fat Monkey Hostel (From USD 14/night)
  2. Luis Bay Travellers Lodge (From USD 10/night)

If you looking for cheap, private accommodation, then budget hotels are the way to go. The lower prices of these accommodations means you can afford to spend more on Coron tour packages.

Coron, Palawan Budget Hotels:

  1. K-Heights Inn (From USD 19/night)
  2. Macky’s Hidden Inn (From USD 21/night)
  3. Coron Paradise Bed & Breakfast (From USD 19/night)

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What are the best places to stay in Coron, Palawan?

There are many best places to stay in when it comes to exploring Coron, Palawan.

For the first-timers, Banuang Daan is the best region to stay. Situated on the Northern side of the Coron Island, it sits on the South of the Coron Town and the Busuanga Island.

The region is popular for its pristine beaches, mesmerising lakes, and prolific green landscapes.

For travellers on a budget, Coron town is the best available option. It is the largest village on the island and is situated on the Southern Shores of Busuanga Island.

Coron Town is home to several cafes, shops, and restaurants. Coron town is not only popular for budget-conscious travellers, but is also a traveller’s top choice when it comes to staying in Coron for nightlife. This is due to the presence of many interesting places where tourists can enjoy tropical drinks etc.

Dicanituan Island and Barangay 5 are the coolest places to stay in Coron. Located on the west side of the Coron town, they are home to peaceful oasis along with tasty food options.

Last but not the least, Concepcion Village is the region to opt for travellers with families. It is located on the Busuanga side of Busuanga Island and has a lot of colourful and adventurous attractions near it.

What is the average price of a one-night stay in a hotel in Coron, Palawan?

On average, 3-star hotels cost USD 82/night and 4-star hotels cost USD 164/ night. 5-star hotels cost USD 657/night (prices shared from Booking.com).

Regardless of the type of accommodation you choose to stay in Coron island in the Philippines, the island-hopping tours in Coron are the main highlight, which I can vouch will certainly awe you!

These tours will help you explore all the wonderful sights on the island. Some of the must-visit tourist spots are briefly discussed below. For an in-depth list, check out this: Things to Do in Coron, Palawan, Philippines.

Must-Visit Tourist Spots in Coron, Palawan

1. Kayangan Lake

Kayangan Lake is one of the most popular and iconic attractions in Coron. It is one of the cleanest lakes in Asia and has a brackish body of water. The turquoise water, stunning limestone formation, and rich marine life makes it a sight worth exploring!

2. Malcapuya Island

Malcapuya Island is famous for its white beaches. Bathe in the sun on the white beaches all day long on Malcapuya Island.

3. Twin Lagoon

Twin Lagoon is a wonderful piece of nature for its awe-inspiring and crystal clear waters. It is also where
the fresh and salty waters merge. The first lagoon is accessible from the boats dock whereas the second lagoon has a narrow opening under the rocks and is accessible through swimming.

4. Sunken Japanese Wrecks

Coron Bay is popular for its numerous diving sites, one of which includes the Sunken Japanese Wrecks. This site is also listed in Forbes Travel Magazine’s Top 10 scuba diving sites of the world. Prepare to explore the historic twelve sunken Japanese ships from the 1944 WWII. The history and the beautiful underwater scenery will simply blow you away.

5. Calauit Safari Park

Calauit Safari Park is a good place for tourists looking to encounter wildlife in Coron, Palawan.


So there you have it!

These are just some of the best places to stay in Coron, Palawan that I’ve found, but feel free to explore more if you found them not to your liking.


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