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HiEx: Traveling Smart with Holiday Inn Express Newport Manila

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Holiday Inn Express, the first of its kind in the Philippines, opened this July 2018. Located in Newport City, the hotel provides convenience for smart and savvy business travelers with its close proximity to the airport. This differs from the Holiday Inn in Makati, as the Express focuses on limited services at a reasonable price.

Holiday Inn Express is a globally recognized brand that focuses on three things – safety, comfort, and service. The old Remington Hotel has been refurbished to match the look and feel of all HiEx branches across the world.

I stayed for a night to experience the convenience they have to offer…

 

Holiday Inn Express Newport Manila
Address: #1 Jasmine Drive, Resorts World Manila, Pasay Airport Area, Pasay, 1309 Metro Manila
Telephone: +63 (02) 908 8600
Email: info.hiexmanila.nc@rwmanila.com
Website: www.hiexpress.com

Check out low Holiday Inn Express Manila rates and availability from Booking.com.

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#Hotels, #Philippines, #Travel, Food, Siargao

Siargao Bleu

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Siargao Bleu, by far, is one of the better resorts we had the pleasure of staying in.  The unique design and architecture perfectly encapsulates, the laid-back provincial feel of the entire island.  And while it’s the only Triple A resort in Sairgao, the establishment doesn’t come off as too bourgie or high-class.

Perfect for a romantic getaway or with a small group of family or friends, Siargao Bleu is for people who love the island life and, at the same time, know how to relax in style.

 

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Located at the heart of Siargao and minutes away from Cloud 9 Surfing, the resort draws guests from all around the world.

Surfing season is the busiest time in  Siargao and the resort is typically booked.  The popularity of Siargao Bleu makes it one of the most frequented resorts on the island so booking ahead of time is recommended.

Siargao Bleu Resort & Spa
Tourism Rd, General Luna,
Surigao del Norte
Philippines
Phone: +63 917 772-4188
Email: info@siargaobleu.com.ph
Web: siargaobleu.com.ph
Facebook: @siargaobleu
Instagram: siargaobleu

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#Hotels, #Philippines, #Restaurants, Staycation, Tagaytay

Qiwellness: 10-Course Yin Yang and Guest House Escape!

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Qiwellness is a secret Chinese-inspired Teahouse, Bathhouse, and Guesthouse in Tagaytay.  Designed by Budji+Royal, it’s a place for couples to celebrate special milestones or for close friends to party in an intimate setting.

We recently tried their first ever 10-course Yin Yang degustation at the Tea House and their Guest House Escape experience to celebrate 15 wonderful years together as a couple.

Here’s what to expect.  Plus, some tips in planning your own Qiwellness celebration…

Qiwellness Living
Aguinaldo Highway, Brgy. Maharlika East, Tagaytay City, Philippines
Mobile: +63 917 522-6969
Email: info@qiwellnessliving.ph
Instagram: @qiwellnessliving
Facebook: Qi Wellness Living
Websitehttp://qiwellnessliving.ph/

For inquiries or reservations for The Teahouse (dining), The Bathhouse (spa) or The Guesthouse (overnight accommodation), please email reservations@qiwellnessliving.ph.

Related Blog Post: Qiwellness Living: Secret Tea & Bath House in Tagaytay! (A Review)

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#Hotels, #Philippines, Iloilo

HUNI SICOGON: What to Expect @hunisicogon ? (First Look)

Huni Sicogon is Ayala Land’s latest venture in Western Visayas. Just opened this July 2018, it is a 52-key, 2-storey boutique resort located at Sicogon Tourism Estate.

Sicogon Island is located on the northernmost part of Iloilo, under the municipality of Carles. This island has remained under the radar for the past few years, especially after Yolanda hit and brought casualty to the locals and their livelihood. Ayala is set to turn the island into a tourism estate, much like Lio El Nido.

I had the privilege to be one of the first few to visit the resort in its first week. Here’s what you can expect at Huni:

Huni Sicogon
Brgy. San Fernando, Sicogon Island, Carles, Iloilo, Philippines 5019
Tel: +63 917 827 0445
Facebook: Huni Sicogon Resort
Instagram: @hunisicogon
Email: reservations@sicogonresorts.com
Website: http://www.huniresorts.com/

Check out low Huni Sicogon rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

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#Hotels, Staycation

Shangri-La at the Fort: Why it is the Best Family Staycation in BGC?!

We’ve tried a lot of hotel staycations in Manila with the family and Shangri-La at the Fort is one of our favorites.

They opened the Shangri-La Residences which is 97 serviced apartments (Levels 9-17) for long staying guests and for their Stay & Play Family Staycation Package.

Here’s why Shangri-La at the Fort continues to provide the best staycation experience in BGC ever since they opened …

Shangri-La at the Fort
30th Street corner 5th Avenue Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Philippines
Telephone: +632 820-0888
WebsiteStay and Play: A Family Staycation

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#Hotels, #Philippines

The Ivywall: Your Home in Puerto Princesa

Named after the climbing vines symbolizing growth and prosperity,  The Ivywall Hotel is an award-winning Best Western Plus Hotel in Puerto Princesa City.

Finally, we found a place in Puerto Princesa that we can recommend; where good food meets modern Filipino interiors. They recently launched their flagship restaurants – Anibong All-Day Dining and Balayong Grill & Bar restaurant.

 

First Things First

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Fly from Manila to the new Puerto Princesa International airport, which takes about an hour and 20 minutes.

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Then, a 15-minute free hotel transfer will bring you to the lobby of the Ivywall Hotel Best Western Plus.

 

The Ivywall Hotel Best Western Plus
Rizal Avenue Extension, Puerto Princesa, Palawan
Manila Number:+632 657 1192
Palawan Number: +63 (48) 716 5100
Mobile Number:+63 917 657 2880
Email: reservations@bwplusivywall.com
Website: http://www.bwplusivywall.com/

Check out low The Ivywall Hotel Best Western Plus Palawan rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

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#Philippines, Staycation

TRYP by Wyndham Mall of Asia: A Hip & Modern Seaside Hotel with the best view!

TRYP BY WYNDHAM is a brand of global & urban hotels that are located in many modern-day cities all over the world.

The Wyndham group of hotels pride themselves as a premier hotel for both business bookings and leisurely staycations.

One of which is the newly opened TRYP by Wyndham in the premier grounds of the Mall of Asia in Pasay City, Philippines.

TRYP BY WYNDHAM MALL OF ASIA
Seaside Boulevard corner J.W. Diokno Blvd., Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
Facebook: @TRYPmnl
Email: hello-mnl@TRYP.ph
Phone: +63 917 686 8000

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#Philippines, Staycation

Edsa Shangri-La Staycation and The Sunday Side of HEAT! @EdsaShangrila

EDSA Shangrila is one of our favorite hotels for family staycation because it has one of the best swimming pools with a mini water park and its Sunday Brunch innovations of HEAT.

This summer 2018, the Sunday Side of HEAT features the best of home-based food favorites, a Filipino fiesta with Cebu Lechon as the centerpiece, and a day access to the swimming pool.

Here’s how to plan your awesome staycation with your family at Edsa Shangri-La:

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#Philippines, Staycation

SEDA Vertis North: Guide to the Best Staycation in Quezon City?!

Here’s how to plan the best staycation in Quezon City in one of the most loved Filipino hotel brands – SEDA Vertis North.

This is perfect for those families who live in the south and who would like to explore Quezon City. If you are attending a wedding or special occasion in the QC area, this is a good interim place to call home during the duration of the event. Or if you simply want to feel the vibe of the city, and be at home away from home.

WELCOME TO SEDA VERTIS NORTH

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SEDA Vertis North is the first large-format hotel of this leading Filipino homegrown Hospitality Brand with 438 rooms and a 700-sqm ballroom.

SEDA VERTIS NORTH
Astra Corner Lux Drives, Vertis North Quezon City, 1105
Telephone: +632 739-8888
Email: vertis@sedahotels.com
Facebook: @sedavertisnorth
Instagram: @sedahotels
Websitehttp://www.sedahotels.com/vertis/

Book low Seda Vertis North rates and availability via Booking.com and Agoda.

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We love the luxurious space of the lobby, which is double the size of usual hotel lobbies.

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It has high ceilings, an e-lounge with wooden communal table, and a showcase of iconic pieces of global Pinoy furniture designers Kenneth Cobonpue and Vito Selma and sculptress Ann Pamintuan.Read more

Manila Life, Staycation

LUB D Family Hostelcation (and How to Plan your Own) @Lub_d

Lub d, which means “sleep well” in Thai, is Southeast Asia’s leading Hotel & Hostel brand based in Bangkok. The new Brgy. Poblacion, Makati branch is their first expansion in Manila.

Though the design and pricing is that of a hostel, having more Private Rooms (119) vs. Duplex Rooms (34) and Mixed Dorm rooms (10) makes Lub d Makati more like a budget hotel. It’s the largest one in the Philippines targeting millennial travelers who want to see the world. It’s also great for families and training your little travelers to get used to the hostel vibe.

Our family stayed for a short “hostelcation” over the weekend. Here’s why we think it’s the best place for one in Makati…

Lub d Hostel
7833 Makati Avenue, Barangay Poblacion, Makati City 1210
Telephone: +63 2 541 6358
Email: contact.makati@lubd.com
Facebook@LubdHostel
Instagram: @LubdHostel
Websitehttps://www.lubd.com/makati

Check out low Lub d Makati rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

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