The island of Luzon in the Philippines is vast and offers various things to do. Pampanga, a province northwest of Manila with a distinct culture and plenty of activities and sights to see, is certainly a must-visit. Known as the “Culinary Capital of the Philippines”, Pampanga also offers unique religious sites, national parks, and various attractions such as Dinosaur Island. Of course, if you already live in this beautiful province, you would already know this. If you’re a Pampanga local and want to experience your place through a more relaxed and low-key means, a staycation is the way to go. Here we’ve compiled the top staycation spots in Pampanga, the Philippines.
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The Park Inn By Radisson Clark hotel is located in the city of Angeles, near the great SM City Park mall. Once you arrive at the 24-hour front desk, you will notice the brightly colored and modern interior, as well as the friendly and accommodating staff. This hotel puts you close to many activities through the shops in the mall, but you will also be close to nature as you will be just 2 km (1.2 mi) away from the Clear Water Lake.
Park Inn By Radisson Clark
Address: SM City Clark, Manuel A. Roxas Highway, Barangay Lakandula, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga
Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms
The Winds Boutique Hotel is located in a popular part for tourists in Angeles city (Balibago and Malabanias area), where attractions and shops are plentiful. It is also close to the popular Fields Avenue. The hotel has many services and amenities such as a particularly nice pool area, massages, a terrace, breakfast in the room, etc. It is a well-reviewed establishment and past travelers have especially liked the friendliness of the staff and the comfort of the rooms.
The Central Park Tower Resort hotel in Angeles has a true classic luxurious feel to it. One unique asset of this hotel is the rooftop restaurant which is open 24 hours. As with the previous hotel, it is located really close to Fields Avenue, a major entertainment hub of the Philippines. But if you’d rather stay in your accommodation, previous travelers have loved the comfortable beds and clean rooms.
This classic, traditional style hotel can be found near Angeles’ famous and busy Fields Avenue, as well as several other attractions and amenities. The rustic yet elegant interior is complemented by a wonderful intimate outdoor pool, surrounded by trees and green grass, at the foot of the terrace. The hotel features a restaurant which serves sophisticated Asian and international cuisines.
Lewis Grand Hotel
Address: Don Juico Avenue, Clarkview, Pampanga
Prime Asia Hotel in Angeles’ Malabanias area is a stylish hotel with great views, clean and spacious rooms, great bathrooms, and a friendly staff. They offer services such as an airport shuttle, car rental, and a restaurant, but the true gem of this modern hotel is the rooftop pool area. It has been thoroughly appreciated by previous travelers, and we are sure you will love it, too!
The Savannah Resort Hotel is another affordable option to stay in Angeles City during your stay in the Philippines. The outside is modern yet homey, the rooms are simple, but clean and comfortable. You will also have access to an outdoor pool in an intimate setting, a fitness center, and massages, which are all included in the price of your room. People who have stayed here before have particularly enjoyed the quality and choice of the food at the hotel’s restaurant, which serves hearty world cuisines.
This modern and stylish hotel features both simple rooms as well as luxurious rooms with kitchens and large hot-tubs in the room. Besides, you will find this hotel to be a great place to relax, whether it be in the outdoor lounge or the rooftop pool with its bar area. Indeed, the rooftop pool is a beautiful space with its colorful purple lights, and there is even a place where you can sit at the bar while in the water! The hotel is just 200 meters (650 feet) away from Fields Avenue, making it a great place to stay for nightlife lovers.
Best Western Bendix Hotel is located in San Fernando, a smaller town known, among other things, for its lantern festival which runs from December to the first week of January. This hotel places you in the center of town, right in front of the San Fernando City bus station and Our Lady Of Sorrows Parish. You will be close to transportation as well as a place of worship,if you are a practicing Catholic. The hotel itself has basic amenities, large rooms, a friendly staff, bathrooms with all toiletries, and a 24-hour desk with friendly staff at your service.
Best Western Bendix Hotel
Address: Bendix Building, MacArthur Highway, Dolores, Pampanga
Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Business centre Free WiFi Meeting/banquet facilities Private parking Facilities for disabled guests Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Physical distancing in dining areas
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham is a newly-built hotel in San Fernando, which means the rooms are clean, practical, and modern. The hotel is located in a quiet park in town and features a garden and a pool to maximize your comfort and relaxation. Every day, you will be provided with a free continental breakfast.
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Fernando
Address: LGC Boulevard, Laus Group Complex, Jose Abad Santos Avenue, Pampanga
Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning
This affordable hotel in the Balibago part of town, and also near the airport, is a simple yet great option. At Grace Crown Suite, there is no fancy spa or pool, but you will find all practical services such as airport pick-up and drop-off, a convenience store, a laundry service, free WiFi, free parking, car rental, 24-hour front desk, a café and a restaurant. The hotel has family rooms with two double beds, and regular rooms with double beds or extra-double beds in the King suite, and all of them are clean, comfortable, cosy, and modern.
Grace Crown Hotel
Address: T. Aguas Street, Corner Mc Arthur Highway, Balibago, Pampanga
Hub of activities
Overall, these hotels will allow you to stay in the heart of these hubs of activities, where nightlife, shops, attractions, and entertainment meet. These hotels are modern, practical, and made to ensure the best comfort, relaxation, and peace of mind during your stay. So if you want to truly and comfortably enjoy the Pampanga province, don’t hesitate to book these gems!
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