December is fast approaching, malls are filled with Christmas decor and Jose Mari Chan Christmas songs. But that also means your budget is trimmed down to the core thanks to the endless exchange gifts happening in the office and family members you need to give present to. So if you’re among the many that wasn’t able to plan out a trip for December and doesn’t have the budget to go out of town, let alone out of the country, then a staycation in Manila with the barkada is your perfect option. But why not jazz up the traditional hotel rooms? Check out these seven cute options ranging from Airbnbs to hostels that can make your Christmas get-together a whole lot more memorable:

1. Tiffany Room


Location: Shell Residences, EDSA corner Sunrise Drive, Pasay City
Price: P3500/weekends or P4000/holidays

If you’re a sucker for brightly colored interiors, this renovated room unit for four in Pasay is a must. The interiors scream tidbits of blue, green and mint. The place comes with a queen-sized bed and two bunk beds. It’s showered with adorable trinkets of details such as the faux-crystal chandelier, Audrey Hepburn painting, striped walls and curtain draped bunk-beds. If you want a bit more fun during your stay, they also have board games at hand plus a cute pink fridge to store all your snacks. The price varies from P3500 on standard to P4000 during the holidays. But with it comes access to the condominium’s amenities such as the pool.