Working from home can give you cabin fever pretty quickly, and coffee shops can get expensive. Whether you’re trying to get away from the distractions of home or simply want a more reliable internet connection, coworking spaces are a godsend to freelancers and remote workers everywhere. We’ve rounded up some affordable spaces in Quezon City worth checking out.
QUAD Study and Coworking Space
56 Holy Spirit Drive,
Don Antonio Heights, Quezon City
Many coworking spaces are only open during normal office hours, but Quad, which is open from 9 am to 3 am the next day, is perfect for night owls — or students cramming for big exams. It helps that they offer their guests unlimited coffee. Besides their main branch in Don Antonio, Quad has two other branches in Fairview and Valenzuela City.
Rates: P60 per hour; P400 per day; P2000 per week; P3000 for two weeks; P6000 per month (Consumable coworking plans also available)
Racket Room Collective
Unit 3G, The Symphony Towers,
Sgt. Esguerra Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
Working as a freelance creative can get lonely. And there’s nothing that can get your creative juices going than interacting with like-minded individuals. Racket Room provides the perfect place to collaborate with other creatives to turn ideas into reality, with unlimited scanning and unlimited coffee and tea. And if you just want to get away from it all, head out to their outdoor workspace for a breath of fresh air and natural sunlight.
Rates: P600 per day; P2,400 per week; P6,000 per month
Mezzanine, AL Building,
No.1 Campanilla St. Corner E.Rodriguez Ave.,
Brgy. Mariana, New Manila, Quezon City
A coworking concept from Bangkok, Paperwork is a coworking hub designed for entrepreneurs, designers, SMEs, and freelancers to connect, learn, and create. Paperwork doesn’t just provide basic facilities, but also the resources to foster collaboration, such as a materials library that lets members access different swatches, catalogs, and an index of contacts. It also boasts spaces for workshops and networking events, as well as an in-house cafe that serves premium coffee and fantastic snacks.
Rates: P500 per day; P6,000 per month
(Private suites, meeting rooms, workshops, and virtual offices also available)
73 V. Luna Avenue,
Diliman, Quezon City
A cafe, concept store, and coworking space all rolled into one, Co.Ca Collab has everything you need to be productive without breaking the bank. Daily and monthly rates get you a complimentary meal with your unlimited coffee and WiFi.
Rates: P60 per hour; P350 per day; P3500 per month
(Function and meeting rooms also available)
Agor’s Co-Working Cafe
12 June St,
Project 8, Quezon City
Most coworking spaces are designed to foster collaboration, but nothing does this more effectively than intimate, cozy spaces. Agor’s is just that. Its ‘70s-inspired workspace was converted from a residence, which explains the homey vibe. It can only fit about 20 people, but that’s precisely what gives it the laidback charm that makes it extra conducive for conversation and relaxed productivity.
Rates: P300 for a day pass; P600 for a 3-day pass valid for 1 week; P800 for a 7-day pass valid for 1 month; P2,300 for a 30-day pass valid for 3 months
2/F F7 Building,
49 Sct. Rallos St,
Diliman, Quezon City
As its name suggests, Bullish makes it its mission to encourage freelancers and entrepreneurs to be bold, dynamic, and passionate. Its minimal interiors make it easier for you to concentrate on ticking off the items on your to-do list, and free-flowing coffee or espresso is available for those in need of their caffeine fix.
Rates: P350 per day; P5,000 per month
47 Esteban Abada Street,
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Because of its location in a quiet neighborhood in Katipunan, 47 East attracts a crowd of young professionals, freelancers, and students. Unlimited coffee and tea and comfy couches make work a breeze, and there’s also a small garden space in the back with trees. 47 East offers memberships for lower rates and discounts to local establishments that range from restaurants to shooting ranges.
Rates: (For members) P300 per day; P5,000 per month; P14,000 per quarter, P40,000 per year (For non-members) P500 per day
27 Mayaman Street,
Diliman, Quezon City
Happy Hive isn’t just a coworking space. It’s a community that’s geared towards helping budding entrepreneurs grow, offering services like business registration, bookkeeping, and project management. Its coworking space offers free coffee and has a comfy, relaxed vibe that makes it conducive to creativity. Parents will be happy to know that Happy Hive is kid-friendly, and it’s also pet-friendly. Be sure to say hi to Igor, Happy Hive’s resident beagle.
Rates: P50 per hour; P350 per day; P2,500 per month
Any other places we should know about? Tell us about them below!