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Grapevine, Texas
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77 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Nice hotel that is 2 blocks from the church and across the street from the city services. Hotel has a outdoor swimming pool in the court yard. Seems that this hotel was a residence converted to a hotel then pool was added. Possibly a historical place. The floor tiles (reminds me of salcido tile from NewMexico) were nice. Check in... More 

Thank Jeff D
Roberto D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

We appreciate your compliments and we hope to see you again. More 

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126 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2015

The best place to stay in the area. Its just across the Unesco world heritage site Paoay Church. with its colonial spanish design, you will feel the heart and era of the province. Its a must stay. Just rent a scooter or a bike and go around town and savor one of the most peaceful place without the noise and... More 

3 Thank gorichville
Metro Manila, Philippines
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you wabt to stay in Paoay, this is the place. It is a few blocks away from the Paoay Church. there is a 711 next door (perfect to buy ice cream on a hot summer day!), the SPAM cafe and Herencia restaurant (home of the pakbet pizza) are nearby. Even the Orense Reef sand dunes are quite close. As... More 

2 Thank Hellok2003
Bobby D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We do appreciate the comments and look forward to your next visit. More 

Bacoor, Philippines
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Casa Doña Emilia is a stone throw away from the iconic Paoay church which is an advantage for its location but what we like most is how we were handled by the soft spoken receptionist named Swerte. From reservation, preparing our breakfast, updating us and our navigator she was there. Casa Doña Emilia a truly number 1 homey b&b in... More 

3 Thank Yzjun
Bobby D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We look forward to having you in your next visit! More 

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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a hard time looking for this hotel because the address is wrong(from Agoda site). We went to Batac only to found out that it was only in Paoay (where we had our lunch). The receptionist explained to us that they already informed Agoda to change the address. The room was big for 6 adults and 1 kid. Clean... More 

3 Thank Amie Lyla A
Bobby D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable comments! We apologize for the inconvenience and have addressed the problem. We look forward to having again soon! More 

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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2014

This a small and simple inn yet cozy and very accommodating. The frontdesk officer, named Swerte (translated in English as "Lucky") was very hospitable and had a smile always. The breakfast was good. The ambiance was relaxing and fit for the rural place yet with some sophistication. The amenities are basic but just fine.

2 Thank docnemie
Bobby D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your very encouraging words. Yes, we are lucky to have Swerte deliver the service that our valued guests deserve. Please come stay with us in your next visit. More 

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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Perfect for an overnight stay here in Paoay. The place is quiet, clean and comfy, located at the back of Paoay church and just across the municipal hall. I just hope their swimming pool was clean when we checked in so that the kids were able to do night swimming.

3 Thank Pines P
Bobby D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your valued comments. We took note of your comment and have made adjustments to suit your preferences. We hope to see you again soon ! More 

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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2013

The hotel is a nice small hotel and a good choice to stay over in Paoay. Sure you can not compare the hotel with an Resort but it is clean, has a nice courtyard and friendly staff they helped us to check out the buses for our trip to Vigan. However if you are interested to go around check the... More 

6 Thank Sebastian Z
Bobby D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your comments. We take pride in the opinions of our valued guests and indeed look forward to your next visit ! More 

Manila, Philippines
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2012

I've always stayed at Casa Dona Emilia when I go to Ilocos Norte and enjoyed my stay every time. The place is so comfortable with cleanliness, ambiance and service at the top of my list. The super efficient airconditioning system, orthopedic beds, linen and duvet covers make you feel like staying in your room the whole day. The bathrooms are... More 

7 Thank Karen L
Bobby D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind and generous comments. We value your opinion highly and seriously, and take pride in delivering service to our guests. We do hope you come visit us again soon! More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2012

Last april 2012, My me and my family went for an ilocos trip. Our last hotel in which we had stayed was Casa Dona Emilia in Paoay. We were the only guest in the hotel, but there was a pool party on that day. My niece and nephews where looking forward in using the pool for the heat was too... More 

1 Thank geekpacker
Bobby D, Owner at Casa Dona Emilia, responded to this review

2012 goes 4 years back but nonetheless this small message of appreciation to your valued comments. We do hope you can come and stay with us in your next visit! More 

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm and comfortable home intended for the urban raised generation with ancestral roots firmly in place in the picturesque town of Paoay. The inn is a 2 storey building structure with 14 rooms and a suite and sits directly in front of the municipal town across the street. The massive 1600 Church of St Augustine is a world heritage site and stands just behind the main municipal building. The bed and breakfast idea was the first bold statement indicating progress and the rise to meet the challenge. All the beds are orthopedic standardps with luxurious duvets pillows and linen sheets guaranteed to provide only the best of sleep for the traveller. A hot and full ilocano breakfast generously provides a setting for a proper Ilocano welcome. Everything just falls naturally in place as your stay becomes more pleasant and memorable by the minute. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Dona Emilia

Address: McKinley Street | # 9 San Pedro, Paoay, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Ilocos Region > Ilocos Norte Province > Paoay
Price Range: $40 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Rooms on the side are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles gorichville, Apr 25, 2015 | Read review
“Take note of the address its Paoay (at the back of Paoay Church) and ignore the Batac in the address.”
 of 5 bubbles AmieLylaA, Jul 24, 2014 | Read review
“Try the Igado, and Pinakbet with Baget !”
 of 5 bubbles 815KarenL815, Sep 30, 2012 | Read review
“Try to get a room at the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles gorichville, Jan 29, 2012 | Read review
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