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October 31, 2012

LE MONET Boutique Hotel and Breakfast Buffet - The Best in Baguio?!

October 31, 2012

LE MONET Boutique Hotel and Breakfast Buffet - The Best in Baguio?!

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When we ask foodies for a recommendation on where to eat and stay in Baguio, LE MONET is often recommended not only for its boutique hotel's affordable luxury features but also for the Breakfast Buffet created by Chef Robby Goco for Dinelli Gourmet.

LE MONET by Hotel Rembrandt was designed in honor of the great French painter Claude Monet who became famous for his colorful and realistic landscapes. It is one of the few hotels that still enjoy the luxury of being surrounded by stately Baguio pine trees. Located in Camp John Hay it was opened to the public in time for Baguio’s February 2012 Panagbenga Festival    

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Le Monet's Deluxe Rooms

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We stayed in one of Le Monet's 65 furnished Deluxe rooms with two Queen-size beds.

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We were quite impressed as it is the perfect room for a big family of 2 adults and 3 kids (with no need for extra bed) with TV and a reliable complimentary wifi :) 

(Tip: The room is relatively affordable at P5,500/night and offered at P3,850/night - 30% discount during the off season. Check out the Le Monet website for the official rates.)

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Make sure to specify the rooms with a panoramic view of the Camp John Hay pine trees :)

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It was pleasant to see a modern toilet seat with heated and lighting features :)

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Best of all, the kids love the small TV inside the toilet as they can watch cartoons while they hang out in the restroom.

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I was hoping though that they have better soap, shampoo and toiletries to match the affordable luxury concept. 

Dinelli Gourmet's Breakfast Buffet designed by Chef Robby Goco

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One of the highlights of the stay in Le Monet is looking forward to having sumptuous breakfasts!

(Note: The room comes with complimentary breakfast for 2 adults (P650/person). During the peak season kids ages 12 years  and below are free but during the off season kids ages 5-12 are charged P325/person -50% off)

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One of the reasons why breakfast is good is the Dinelli deli set-up with the finest cheese. . .

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... meat and sausages available.

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The buffet area though has a limited space so it is best if you start your breakfast early (6-10am)

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You can start off with the fresh salad...

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...  and fruits selection.

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Love the Asian selections like the Thai spring rolls.

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The boys like the fresh yogurt selection in the buffet aside from the usual cereals.

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They have the usual pancakes,

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.... herb butter selection,

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... and egg stations. (My favorite order is an all egg white omelet)

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For something different, breakfast biscuits?

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The boys had  fun choosing from the buffet and enjoyed every minute of it.

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The adults likewise loved the extensive and carefully curated meat selections like the Angus beef tapa, and sweet tocino...

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... Roasted Porkloin and Sausage Patties,

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... Chicken Adobo with potatoes and sweet longganisa,

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...Crunchy Dilis and salty swordfish daing,

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... Bacon and Ham.

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Best to seat in the coach chairs with a beautiful view of the Le Monet gardens.

(The coffee and hot chocolate selection from Dinelli Gourmet was an added treat :)

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Overall, highly recommended for its modern deluxe rooms with a view of the Camp John Hay pine trees, and the Breakfast Buffet hailed by most foodies as the best in Baguio :) 

Ordonio Drive, Camp John Hay, Baguio City
Mobile: +63 918 405-9000 
Telephone: +63 74 661-0201 to 08
Facebook: Le Monet Hotel

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Full Disclosure: I wrote this blog post myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I have no business relationship with any company mentioned in this post or any organization promoting it. As a policy, I don't accept advertising from food and travel places we feature in the blog. We paid for our meals and accommodations.

P.S. Le Monet is located beside the Filling station for more dining options and accessibility to ATMs. It's best to secure a parking spot when you stay in Le Monet in Baguio.

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