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Sampaloc - Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
19 Apr — 20 Apr2
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Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:September
Average price in Sampaloc:£16/night
Cheapest price found:£5/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
£5 - £41
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£4 - £41
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About Sampaloc

Known as the "University Belt” of Metropolitan Manila, Sampaloc is a parish-district north of the Pasig River. Many of the streets are named after pen names and characters from the novels of the Philippine National Hero, José Rizal.

Things to do in Sampaloc

Lacson Avenue is the main artery running through Sampaloc and where the University of Santo Tomas and the Dominican School of Manila can be found. It’s ignited by the colour and fragrance of the Dangwa Flower Market, where street vendors and small boutiques sell wholesale to florists across Manila.

One of the most impressive architectural landmarks in Sampaloc is the Main Building of the University of Santo Tomas, designed by Friar Roque Ruaño as the first earthquake-resistant building in the Philippines. Its grandiose Renaissance Revival architecture is complemented by statues that reflect the intellectual and spiritual aspirations of the university.

The centre of religious life at the University of Santo Tomas is the Santissimo Rosario Parish. It enshrines the image of Our Lady of La Naval de Manila, which was saved from the bombings that destroyed the Old Santo Domingo Church in Manila’s historic Intramuros district.

Don’t miss a visit to the most famous church in Sampaloc, the Archdiocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Loreto, named after the Italian pilgrimage site. The current church was built in the mid-20th century after the original church, was destroyed during the Battle of Manila.

Getting around Sampaloc

Sampaloc is a major hub for bus companies travelling across Luzon and is served by the Laong Laan and España train stations. Public buses and jeepneys are the main forms of transport, yet most sights are within easy walking distance of one another.

Facts about staying in Sampaloc, Manila

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  • What are the best hotels in Sampaloc?

    Sampaloc is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Dormitels.Ph Ust, which has a current rating of 7.8. For other potential stays, consider RedDoorz Near Pnr Espana Station and OYO 766 Ichehan Apartments, which can also be great places to stay in Sampaloc.

  • What is a good hotel near SM Mall of Asia?

    A good hotel close to SM Mall of Asia is Okada Manila (rated 9.0/10 from 9,550 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in Sampaloc near U.S. Embassy?

    The most popular hotel near U.S. Embassy is The Manila Hotel, with 3,215 HotelsCombined users scoring it 8.6/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Manila Zoo?

    A good hotel near Manila Zoo is New Coast Hotel Manila, which has been rated 8.3/10 by 1,438 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Sampaloc cost?

    The average prices of hotels in Sampaloc have been around £14 per night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Sampaloc?

    £13/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Sampaloc by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Sampaloc?

    SM Mall of Asia, U.S. Embassy, and Manila Zoo are the most popular landmarks in Sampaloc according to our data. You can experience SM Mall of Asia if you plan to visit Manila. You can visit U.S. Embassy if you stay in Manila. Manila Zoo is accessible while staying in Manila.

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