As February approaches, Baguio prepares to celebrate one of the biggest festivals in the Philippines, the Panagbenga Festival. The Panagbenga Festival was first held to uplift the locals’ spirits after the 1990 Luzon earthquake. Since then, the festival celebrates the traditions, values, and culture of Baguio.
The Panagbenga Festival 2023 will be celebrated from February 1 to March 5, featuring flower arrangement competitions, cultural shows, street parades, and a grand float parade. As we are now returning to the pre-pandemic normals, expect plenty of people who will go to Baguio.
That said, check out options on where to stay in Baguio for the Panagbenga Festival to avoid missing out on the fun. Here’s a list of different properties for rent in Baguio City you can stay in during your visit.
Transient Bedspace in Santo Rosario, Baguio
Address: Charlie’s Transient, Dahlia Street, Q.M. Subdivision
Rental fee: PhP 250 per head per day (non-peak season); PhP 350 per head per day (peak season and holidays)
If you’re traveling solo and just need a place to rest after a day’s worth of festivities, this affordable transient bedspace for rent is perfect. This rental home has a garage with a gate, complete bedding, and kitchen utensils. After your adventure, you can come home to this spacious home with a great town view and WiFi connectivity. This accommodation is also within walking distance from Baguio town proper.
A Studio-Type Unit with Two Bunk Beds
Address: Session Road Area
Rental fee: PhP 2,300 per day on weekdays; PhP 2,800 per day on weekends
Do you plan on exploring Session Road and checking out the must-try restaurants in Baguio during the Panagbenga? If so, this furnished studio-type unit, good for four, is ideal. This transient unit has complete amenities, including beds, tables, chairs, and kitchen utensils. If you book here on February 25 and 26, where the Grand Street Dance Parade and Grand Float Parade will take place, you can watch it from your unit. If you plan to stay in this Baguio house for rent for 3 days, you only need to pay around PhP 7,900!
Studio Unit in Gibraltar
Address: Suntrust 88 Gibraltar
Rental fee: PhP 2,500 per day
This 34-square meter, fully furnished condo unit is perfect for couples and duo travelers. You can also add up to six people to stay here, costing you PhP 500 per person. This accommodation has one double deck bed, a regular bed, a WiFi connection, and cooking equipment. When you live here, you are 15 minutes away from tourist destinations in Baguio, such as Mines View Park, Good Shepherd, Wright Park, Mansion House, Botanical Garden, and Baguio city center.
Baguio Condo Transient
Address: The Courtyard Manors, Leonila Hill, Road 1, Aurora Hill Proper
Rental fee: PhP 3,500 per day
If you are traveling with family or friends, this fully-furnished condo transient in Aurora Hill Proper is recommended. This accommodation is suitable for 8 to 10 people, and you can get discounted rates if you stay here weekly or monthly. You can cook your meals here, and if you own a car, an open parking space is provided. In addition, this is perfect if you want to live near Session Road.
Penthouse Apartment in Camp John Hay
Address: Country Club Village, Camp John Hay
Rental fee: PhP 15,000 per day; PhP 18,000 per day for December
If you want to stay in an upscale rental home during your stay in Baguio for the Panagbenga Festival, consider this two-bedroom penthouse apartment in Camp John Hay. This accommodation can comfortably fit 6 to 8 people. Since it is located inside the camp, you are assured of safety. The area is also filled with trees, and living here means being close to the tourist attractions inside Camp John Hay and the rest of Baguio City. This apartment has internet access and features a fully equipped kitchen.
A Fully Furnished Cabin House with a View
Address: Loakan Proper
Rental fee: PhP 600 per person per night in a room for small groups of 8 to 20 pax; PhP 60,000 per night for the whole house for 25 to 50 pax
If you want to stay in a cabin in Baguio, this elegant, three-story high cabin house furnished with modern equipment is perfect for you. This Baguio house for rent can fit up to 50 people, so if you have a large household or would like to make a company retreat. This property can fit 10 to 12 cars in its two-story parking space if you have cars. This home has 15 bedrooms, two living rooms, two dining areas, three kitchens, a lobby, a billiard hall, a piano, WiFi connectivity, a garden, an outdoor dining area, and more!
Month-Long to Six-Month Stays
A Mountain View Apartment
Address: 23 Spring Subdivision, Barangay San Luis
Rental fee: PhP 26,000 monthly
If you want to live in Baguio with your small family, you may stay in this fully furnished, two-bedroom apartment. This apartment has a kitchenette with an induction cooktop, a dining area, a balcony, a shower room with an Italian bidet, and floor-to-ceiling windows. The unit is perfect if you work from home because it has WiFi. Other amenities include a flat-screen TV, hot shower, and CCTV.
Fully Furnished One-Bedroom Condo
Address: Bristle Ridge, Pacdal Road
Rental fee: PhP 27,000 per month inclusive of all charges except water and electricity bills
If you want to stay in Baguio longer to enjoy the weather, study, work, or start a business, stay in this furnished one-bedroom condo unit at Bristle Ridge. This condo has a spacious bed, a table, chairs, and a television. To soak in the mountain and city view of Baguio City, stay on the balcony of this condo.
Apartment for Rent in Outlook Drive
Address: No. 7 Interior Outlook Drive
Rental fee: PhP 35,000 per month
If you want to live in a four-bedroom apartment, this apartment unit in Outlook Drive in Baguio is perfect. Aside from the four bedrooms, this unit has three bathrooms, parking, and views. If you get a unit on the top, you get a good view of the road and scenery. On the other hand, you’re treated to garden views if you rent the unit on the ground floor. This apartment is one of the sought-after apartments in Baguio because it is just a few meters from the Baguio Country Club.
These are just some of the available Baguio houses for rent you can stay in during the Panagbenga festival on Lamudi. If you want to learn more about Baguio, check out our Baguio City Guide.
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