This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Angeles City. To help you make friends with Angeles City before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
One of the Philippines' major cities, Angeles City (City of Angels) in Pampanga used to house a military base until the nineties. Though some of the negative remnants -- strip clubs and go-go bars -- are still alive in the scene, Angeles has moved into a family-friendly tourist destination. It transformed itself as a link to other areas from Central to Northern Luzon. This can be seen from their airport in Clark that serves direct flights from Macau, Bangkok, and South Korea.
Angeles City is also a favourite destination for families from the capital region, like those in Manila, for weekend getaways without traveling too far. Shopping in its duty-free stores is a top activity among local tourists. Families come to its interactive zoos while history buffs will like the city's old houses and World War II connections.
With its international airport and top attractions, there are many luxurious resorts and hotels in Angeles City, but it still has plenty of mid-range as well as budget-friendly accommodations. There are many hostels in Angeles City, most of them catering to tourists flocking to the city for adventures like going to Pinatubo or as a pit stop before heading to the UNESCO Heritage Site of Banaue Rice Terraces. Angeles City hostels can serve both groups and solo travelers.
It is easy to find hostels in Angeles City that are close to the airport. Some of them are also located near bus terminals. Hostels in Angeles City can have fans or air-conditioned rooms. If you prefer to stay in private rooms, inquire ahead of time if they have such accommodation.These Angeles City hostels also provide mixed or all-female rooms. As budget accommodations, most of them offer minimal facilities but guarantee clean and safe accommodations in Angeles. You will be glad that hostels in Angeles City will assist you in your itinerary. Feel free to approach them and they'll help you. Lastly, most of them require a reservation fee, especially during peak season.
Written by local enthusiast for Angeles City hostelsvcaulin