Built in 1946, Old Manila's iconic Laperal Apartments has undergone a cool update. Thoughtfully restored and transformed into affordable dormitory rooms, YOUniversity Suites cater to undergraduates studying in Manila’s University Belt.
Just a few steps away from schools such as University of the East and San Sebastian College, 85 semi-furnished units are ready to be lived in.
Students can enjoy the comforts of urban-style living at YOUniversity Suites while getting a glimpse of the past through art deco structure mixed with industrial interiors.
Ranging from 11 to 27 square meters, each high-ceiling suite comes with sturdy bunk beds, locker storage spaces, and spacious dining and bath areas. Available for single, double, or quadruple occupancy, rooms can be rented for as low as P5,000 a month, with more affordable rates given to annual boarders.
Hip, happening, and homey, YOUniversity Suites provides high-security living quarters and common areas for all-night study sessions and much-needed breaks. Students can hang out with other dorm residents at the lobby, the open air Sky Lounge, or take a dip in the exclusive indoor swimming pool.
YOUniversity Suites residents also have quick access to L.A. Village—a vintage-inspired commercial complex which offers four floors of fun and entertainment! Be greeted by the coolest retro elements, such as wooden barrels turned into a fountain, an Airstream travel trailer repurposed into a food kiosk, and an authentic World War I German aircraft that floats majestically over the common dining area.
A wide range of budget-friendly food stalls, restaurants serving authentic cuisines, as well as boutique shops and diverse services is offered to cater to every student’s needs.