• An A to Z Family Friendly Hotel and Resort Guide for All Over the Philippines

    Plan ahead and have a family vacation that your whole family will enjoy.
    by Julian Vorpal .
  • With summer fast approaching, you’ll definitely want to make plans ahead of everyone else to avoid the summer crush of traffic, closed flight bookings and jam-packed hotels.  Treat your family to a great holiday by taking them to one of these family friendly hotels or resorts for some relaxing fun and quality time!
     
    BAGUIO 

    Manor Hotel, Camp John Hay
    There’s a lot to explore in Camp John Hay and the Manor boasts a gorgeous view of the mountains, as well as a scrumptious breakfast buffet.  The Manor Delicatessen has yummy treats such as their chocolate peanut butter loaf and almond loaf.  You can enjoy picnics around the area, play mini-golf or go for walks around the former military base’s expansive woodlands.  
     
    http://www.cjhhotels.com/cjh_manor.htm
     
    Camp John Hay ManorLoakan Road, Baguio City Philippines 2600           


    Telephone nos.: +6374-424-0931 to 43, +6374-424-0945 to 47, +6374- 424-0950 to 53 local 1003/1004, +6374-424-0960Manila telephone nos.: +632-845-0892, +632-845-0911
    E-mail: reservations@cjhhotels.com       
     
    BANAUE

    Banaue Hotel
    Although considerably venerable and careworn, Banaue Hotel has warm and friendly staff.  The hotel itself is situated very close to a nearby Ifugao village that you can explore if your family is willing to take the trek down (several hundred steps from the last count).  Of course, request a room with a view of the Banaue Rice Terraces.
     
    http://www.philtourism.gov.ph/bhyh_desc.html


    Philippine Tourism AuthorityReservations Office:Rm. 520, 5/F, DOT Bldg.T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila
    Telephone nos.: +632-524-2495, +632-524-2502, +632-524-8977, +632-525-6490, +632-524-3251
    E-mail: sales@philtourism.gov.ph
     
    BORACAY

    Escondido Beach Resort
    A stone’s throw away from Boracay’s Balabag Plaza, Escondido is a cozy little hideaway with clean, comfy rooms.  The food is a real treat as its restaurant, Boracay Crab House, will serve up a storm of every crab dish known to man as well as other hearty home-cooked meals, all at very affordable prices.


    http://www.escondidoboracay.net/


    Escondido Beach Resort Boracay

    Station 1, Balabag Boracay Island, Malay

    Aklan, Philippines
    Telephone nos.: +63-922-850-1161, +632-376-4535
     
    BOHOL 

    Amarela Resort
    If your kids want pampering, Amarela is a great place to take them.  The beach and swimming pool are but a short walk from the resort.  Its rustically posh air-conditioned rooms also have access to a complete board game and DVD library (all original – no pirated copies!)
     
    http://www.amarelaresort.com/
     
    Amarela Resort

    Barangay Libaong, Panglao IslandBohol Philippines
    Telephone nos.: +6338-502-9497 to 99, +6338-502-9499 (Bohol), +63906-588-4145
    Manila telephone no.: +632-911-5203
     
    CAVITE 

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    Caylabne Bay Resort
    With each cottage sporting its own little wharf, Caylabne is the ideal place to take the family for water sports.  Whether it’s sailing, power boating, jet skiing or simply taking a dip after a scorching day, Caylabne Bay Resort has access to all the activities you and your brood would wish to get into for some summer water fun.
     
    http://www.caylabne.com.ph/
     
    Caylabne Bay Resort, Caylabne Point, Ternate, Cavite Philippines
    Telephone nos.: +632-813-8519 to 24, extension 115
     
    CEBU 

    Marriott Hotel
    If you and your family plan a trip to Cebu, checking into the Marriott is a great idea.  Aside from sumptuous suites, a courteous staff and a lavish buffet, the pools are worth checking out.  It’s also walking distance from the Ayala Center malls if you and the kids favor a bit of window-shopping before dinner.
     
    http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cebph-cebu-city-marriott-hotel/
     
    Cardinal Rosales Avenue Cebu City, 6000 Philippines
    Telephone nos.:  +6332-415-6100, +6332-415-6101, +6332-415-6169,  +1-800-1-888-2233
     
    DAVAO 

    Marco Polo
    At the heart of Davao City is Marco Polo, arguably its poshest hotel.  Although board, lodging and food are pretty pricey, you certainly get what you pay for as the Marco Polo’s management lives up to its international reputation.  If you want bargains, eat out, go sightseeing and just come home to cuddle in its classy rooms.
     
    http://www.marcopolohotels.com/hotels/philippines/davao/marco_polo_davao/index.html
     
    Marco Polo Davao P.O. Box 81540 CM Recto Street, Davao City 8000, Philippines
    Telephone nos.: +6382-221-0888, +6382-225-0111
    E-mail: http://marcopolohotels.tel
     
    LEGAZPI

    Pepperland Hotel
    Pepperland is nothing fancy but it has all the amenities you need while you take your family exploring around Bicol.  Reasonable rates and clean, comfortable surroundings make it a decent spot to cool your heels after a long day of trekking around Mount Mayon.
     
    http://www.asiatravel.com/philippines/pepperland/index.html?sid=1011&trck=JJGGPH09028&lan=Pepperland Hotel
     
    Airport Road, Washington Drive, Legazpi City 4500 Philippines
    Telephone nos.: +632-910-4203 up to 05, +632-910-4206
     
    SUBIC 

    Segara Villas
    This Buddha-themed resort will have you floating sublimely into Nirvana.  Segara Villas have stylishly-designed Balinese-inspired cottages and luscious infinity pools with fountains in them.  With humongous flatscreen TVs, jetfed bathtubs, and wireless broadband, your family will love being spoiled rotten in this Indonesian-paradise-away-from-Indonesia.
     
    http://www.segaravillassubic.com/
     
    Waterfront Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines
     
    Telephone nos.:   +6347-252-8632 to 33, +63921-330-8024+63.922.8SEGARA or +63922-873-4272
    E-mail:   rsvn@segaravillassubic.com
     
    TAGAYTAY

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    Taal Vista Hotel                                                                                                                                                            After a long day boating around Taal Lake or shopping for goodies around Tagaytay, take the family to Taal Vista Hotel. Slip under the covers in their thick comforters and extra-fluffy pillows and drift into Dreamland.  When you wake up, grab their breakfast buffet—it’s a wonderful bargain and you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the lake and Taal Volcano. 

     
    http://www.taalvistahotel.com/home.shtml
     
    Taal Vista HotelKilometer 60, Aguinaldo HighwayTagatay City Philippines
    Telephone nos.: +632-886-4325, +6346-413-1000, +632-751-3090
     
    Manila Sales Office:G/F One E-commerce CenterHarbor Drive, Mall of Asia ComplexPasay City
    Telephone nos.: 63 2 7998527
     
    VIGAN

    Vigan Plaza Hotel
    This tiny hotel boasts a warm, intimate atmosphere, delicious-but-well-within-budget fare and easy access into Vigan.  Built to look like something from the colonial Spanish times (like everything else in Vigan), the Vigan Plaza Hotel merges modern comforts with old-world charm.  Don’t forget to try the bagnet and Vigan longganisa!
     
    http://www.viganplazahotel.com/
     
    Vigan Plaza Hotel Mena Crisologo Street, Brgy 2 Vigan City, Ilocos Sur Philippines 2700
    telephone: +63 77 7221527, +63 77 6320317, +63 2 2461501, +63 2 2461501



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