All the guest friendly hotels stated in this short list are located in Subic, along or within walking distance of Barrio Barretto’s nightlife and girly bars action. These establishments are all very popular with like minded visitors so you don’t have to worry about having any hassles bringing back a guest up to your room at night as long as you make sure she has some proper ID with her. All offer great value for the money and good service while the rates themselves can greatly vary anywhere from budget to 5 star luxury.
So where is the action at in Subic?
As far as the Subic Bay scene goes, the Barrio Barreto is the place to be. This area has the highest concentration of western orientated strip clubs and is conveniently located only a 5 minute trike ride from Baloy beach, a cool spot to relax and hang the daytime or enjoy a drink at one of the floating bars.
But just what is a guest friendly hotel?
A hotel that is considered guest friendly, bargirl friendly or girl friendly simply means that the establishment will allow and won’t charge any extra to take back an unregistered guest up to your room. Quite a few hotels in South-East have a bad habit of adding a “joiner fee” to your bill and these can cost anywhere around from 10 to 25$ a night depending on their policy. So if you unknowingly book a non-guest friendly hotel and plan on taking a lady back up to your room every night then you’re going to be paying a lot more money unnecessarily or worst outright denied her entry. I have taken the time to e-mail them all personally to make sure about their policy and have given their reply with the hotel description.
List of certified Guest Friendly hotels conveniently located near the action of Barrio Barreto in Subic Bay:
Room Rate Guide:
$ – Under 33 USD / 25 EUR
$$ – From 33 to 66 USD / 25 – 50 EUR
$$$ – From 55 to 99 USD / 50 – 75 EUR
$$$$ – 99+ USD / 75+ EUR
** All of the pictures below were taken by actual guests and reflect what the room is really going to look like **
Baloy Long Beach, Barrio Barreto, Subic Bay, Philippines
When I traveled here in low season, it was just me and one other guest in this huge high end resort. Felt a bit like I was in a ghost town. Rooms are very nice as you would expect for the 150$ premium price. The White Rock has also a water park that is also made available during the day to visitors. This place is huge with 3 swimming pools, 2 wave pools and a kids pool plus of course all the advantages of staying in a beachfront resort. Location wise it doesn’t get any better and you’re but a short trike ride from the action.
Guest Friendly policy reply by the White Rock Waterpark and Beach Hotel: “Good day! Yes, you can bring a girl of your choice, as long as you authorize it, please be advised that, we have safety deposit inside the room for your valuables”.
Wild Orchid Beach Resort Hotel $$$/$$$$
Baloy Long Beach, Barrio Barreto, Subic Bay, Philippines
The Wild Orchid Beach Resort is a great hotel, very well run where everyone knows how to makes you feel welcome and relaxed. The rooms are big with comfortable beds and a spacious bathroom with good sound proofing. The hotel facilities themselves are excellent! You’ll find on location 3 bars, a 24 hour restaurant & room service, 3 swimming pools not to mention the beach front location. The housekeeping staff keeps the room clean and tidy, changing the bedlinen and towels every day. For those who enjoy a water-sports, Jet skis are available for hire next door to the hotel at a rate of 1500 PHP per 30 minutes.
Guest Friendly policy reply by The Wild Orchid Beach Resort Subic Bay : “Greetings! Yes you can bring a visitor in your room but only one can stay and sleep in the room since you plan to book a room good for 2 adults only which is a deluxe room. Your visitor wont need to provide an ID on arrival as long as he/she is with you”.
Subic Grand Seas $$$
83 National Highway, Barrio Barretto, Subic Bay, Philippines
The Subic Grand Seas is one of the relatively newer hotels of Barrio Baretto. The rooms here are cozy and comfortable, spacious, clean, TV has a lot of English spoken channels, the wifi is free though a little slow. The resort has a nice swimming pool which is only 6ft deep. Location is great, market is just across the street and girly bars all over. The dining is tastefully decorated by the beach Beach which in itself ain’t all that great but you don’t go to Subic for the beach, you already know that. Overall a pretty damn good hotel.
Guest Friendly policy reply by the Wild Orchid Resort: “Its ok to bring a guest during your stay since our room rate is good for two adults and that include breakfast for two. Thank you”.
Arizona International Resort $$/$$$
47 National Highway, Barrio Barretto, Subic Bay, Philippines
The Arizona is another of the beach-side resort of Barrio Baretto. It’s a bit of an older building where the most basic rooms are in need of some renovation, the Deluxe and up ones are good though and well worth the extra money. Spacious and clean with a good bed, nice big flat TV, good air-con, couch and had everything you would need: Hot shower and clean sheets everyday. On location is a sports bar and a girly bar as part of the resort. A floating bar is about 50 meters offshore and is open until around 9pm at night and you can bill your drinks to your room which removes the hassle of having to take cash onto the water. The girls at the floating bar are a great laugh and keep the drinks coming. The Arizona is also just a short walk to all the bars in town.
Guest Friendly policy reply by Arizona International Resort: “Yes we allowed , but one person joiner only because most our rooms it’s good for 2 pax. But it depends what type of room would you reserve, Family room is good for 4. Thank you and please advise”.