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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: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
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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#Hotels, Staycation

City Garden Grand Hotel: Brgy. Poblacion Staycation Experience! (Photo Essay)

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CITY GARDEN GRAND HOTEL is a 4-star business hotel in the heart of Brgy. Poblacion with spacious rooms and a rooftop pool and bar resto.  

We recently visited for a staycation experience last Holy Week and here’s what to expect…

CITY GARDEN GRAND HOTEL
8008 Makati Ave. cor. Kalayaan Ave., Makati City
Telephone: +632 888-8181
Facebook: City Garden Grand Hotel
Twitter: @CityGardenGrand
Instagram: @citygardengrand
Website: www.grand.citygardenhotels.com

Check out low rates and availability at City Garden Grand Hotel.

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#Hotels, Manila Life, Staycation

GREEN SUN Staycation & the Secrets of SOMA BISTRO! @GreenSunPH

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GREEN SUN is a center for local creative talents in the Filipino art, design, music, culinary, and hospitality industries. It’s an art gallery, fashion store, bistro, events place, collab space, and hotel, integrated into a 20,000 sqm property dedicated to youth culture.

It was a former Toyota Philippines’ showroom and the corporate office of Solid Group, which owns Green Sun. It was redesigned by Architect Gil Cosculluela with a more youthful and minimalist feel.

Check out our different kind of staycation experience and surprising discoveries…  

 

GREEN SUN
2285 Don Chino Roces Avenue Extension, Makati City, Philippines
Soma Bistro Opens 6.30am – 11.00pm 
Telephone: +632 548-9200
Mobile: +63 998 964-8718
Email[email protected] or [email protected]
Facebook: Green Sun • Soma Stores
Twitter: @greensunph
Instagram: @greensunph
Website: http://www.greensun.com.ph/

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#Hotels, Staycation

THE HENRY MANILA: Aidan’s Birthday Staycation Experience @TheHenryHotel

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THE HENRY HOTEL MANILA is a modern-vintage, 34-room boutique hotel designed by Eric Paras, which sets the bar for adaptive reuse of Manila’s heritage houses.

We celebrated Aidan’s 10th year birthday with a staycation at The Henry Manila, and here’s our experience…

The Henry Manila
2680 FB Harrison St. Pasay City, 1300 Philippines
Telephone: +632 807 8888
Email: [email protected]
FacebookThe Henry Hotel
Instagram@thehenryhotel
Twitter@thehenryhotel
Websitehttp://www.thehenryhotel.com/

Book now for the best rates from Agoda: The Henry Hotel Manila

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Staycation

SEDA NUVALI Lakeside Hotel: Staycation Guide to the Most Beautiful SEDA!

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SEDA NUVALI is a lakeside eco-lifestyle hotel by the AyalaLand Hotels and Resorts Group, located in the Nuvali area in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. SEDA is the Spanish word for silk. It also describes the seamless hospitality and service the brand is known for.

Here’s a guide to planning your awesome staycation in SEDA NUVALI…

SEDA NUVALI
Lakeside Evozone, NUVALI Sta. Rosa City, Laguna 4026, Philippines
Telephone: +63 49 255-8888
Email: [email protected]
Websitewww.SedaHotels.com

Check out low rates and availability from Agoda: SEDA NUVALI (aff link)

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#Hotels, Manila Life, Staycation

DISCOVER BINONDO: Chinese New Year + Ramada Hotel + 168 Shopping

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We celebrated Raphael’s third birthday in Binondo because his birth date, February 10, coincided with the Chinese New Year of the Water Snake this year 2013.

It was a different kind of gimmick because we now have Ramada Hotel, an international standard hotel in the heart of Binondo, where you can stay overnight, enjoy the yummy treats of Binondo, and take advantage of the shopping deals at Divisoria in a more leisurely manner.

The Hotel was also the best place to experience the Chinese New Year countdown, watch the fireworks and feel the authentic vibe of the new year around the oldest Chinatown in the world. 

Here’s a photo essay of our Discover Binondo Birthday Gimmik with the Family: 

Related Blog PostCALDERON: Raphael’s Spanish Birthday Dinner

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    #Hotels, Staycation

    Couple Date Idea: Lovey-Dovey Rendezvous at Dusit Makati

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    I’m always looking for romantic escape ideas with my wife to spice up our relationship.

    We recently tried Dusit Manila’s Just for Two Package, specially targeted at couples seeking that lovey-dovey rendezvous in the heart of Makati City.

    I would like to share with you our learnings and give tips on how to maximize the package. This post is particularly for the guys who might be planning this as a surprise (so girls, please don’t read this anymore 🙂 ).

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    #Hotels, Staycation

    A Manila Marriott Hotel Family Vacation

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    One of the best things about staying in Marriot Hotel is that there are free shuttle options from/to  all the NAIA airport terminals. It is besides Resorts World Manila with a lot of never-boring entertainment options and access to really good food 🙂

    Check out Marriott Hotel for your next family vacation in Manila:

    Manila Marriott Hotel Vacation Series:

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    #Hotels, Staycation

    Planning Your Awesome Sofitel Escape

    Checking in a hotel within Manila to spend your long weekend is becoming a trend these days, especially for families who don’t want the hassle of a road trip and just want to have a relaxing escape. Sofitel is one of my favorite hotels because it transports you to a resort setting — without you having to leave the heart of Manila. It is a great place for families with kids and for couples who just want to escape the stress of everyday business life. Plus, it’s about one hour away from Makati.

    Here are some suggestions on how to plan your Sofitel Escape…

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