My hubby and I spent on this hotel last January (2013) to celebrate our post first month as married couple and my birthday. We arrived in Baguio quite early around 4 am...The Hotel is easy to find which is actually a walking distance from the Capitol. We tried to check-in more than 8 hours than the required check in time, but since the hotel was full, we were not able to get a room, not until after lunch time. Focusing on the hotel's review, I must say that it was just average.
I love the idea that once you make your reservation online, they will call you up to confirm it. I made a request since the purpose of going there is actually a double celebration, but it seems they did not consider the request.
They are very accommodating from the security guard to the hotel crews. They allowed us to stay and rest in the guests area (lobby) when we returned before 6 am after checking other hotels that have available rooms. They were friendly, too, attentive and able to answer our inquiries and needs.
It was huge enough for both of us since that was the available room during our stay, which I think is still in peak season. The bathroom is huge with a tub, no complaint on said part. The smell in the room was not that fresh though, but clean. We can hear the noise from the street, which is one of the flaws and can affect the relaxation mood. Another thing, wi-fi is not reliable despite the fact that you can connect to it. What else? The carpet I think was not vacuumed for days as I can feel some dirt when I have to be barefoot.
The only complimentary is their breakfast, nothing else and I think 2 bottled water in the room, which is not even cold. No complimentary coffee or tea for a hotel like that. The breakfast choices is limited. For the American breakfast, 1 egg, 2 strips of bacon, 1 wheat bread cut in half and coffee or tea. Honestly, it has very small portion to think of for a girl's appetite. Good thing, the lady waitress allowed me to have the hot choco, though the only choice is coffee or tea. We did not bother to eat there for lunch and dinner because we doubt with the portions...lol! One more, there is a difference of price when you eat in their restaurant and when you order in their restaurant and ask them to take it in your room. The latter is considered a room service price which has an added charge. I can't remember if they even let us pay for the hot water.
Overall, just fine. If I will be asked if we will consider going back, I don't think so,
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