If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of Manila, normally, you would want to travel out of town to go to the beaches of Batangas, or San Juan, La Union. However, in this day and age, we barely have time to travel (outside of summer vacation) due to the notorious traffic of Manila, which can add more stress. Another option would be to go on a spiritual retreat, but not all have enough time to spare, or, some of those who have time are not that spiritual, or are averse to strict silence. As a result, some would rather go on a staycation (vacationing in a hotel in your own town). Here are the best staycation spots in Pasig, which is still in Metro Manila, so you can have your amazing staycation without leaving the metropolis.
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The Linas Sorrento Oasis Resort is one of the best places in Pasig because it is near some of Metro Manila’s shopping hotspots, such as SM Megamall, Shangrila Plaza, and Bonifacio High Street. Also, if you don’t want to brave the infamous Manila traffic, the resort has many large pools to swim in, so who needs the beach? There are eateries nearby, so guests, Filipinos and foreigners alike, can sample the local cuisine. Also, you do not need to brave the infamous Manila traffic just to go shopping, since there are shops in-house. Also, all rooms come with air-con, a closet, free toiletries and a bidet. As a result, guests will have an amazing stay, at economy prices. This resort is not only good for couples looking to have a good time, but is also good for families, since the kids will have a lot of fun at the pool.
Linas Sorrento Oasis
Address: Sorrento Oasis Resort, C. Raymundo Avenue, Unit B, Floor 4, Door 423, Barangay, Rosario
Price: from 23 USD
Mini-market on site Children's playground Billiards Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities On-site parking Swimming pool Currency exchange Tennis court
The Bleu Hotel is a great place to stay in Pasig because it is a short walk away from Shangrila and SM Megamall, which allows you to go shopping without dealing with traffic. You will be assured of a comfortable stay because the rooms have toilets with bidets, a flat-screen TV, a nice queen-size bed, and a table for laptops. Also, after a long day of walking around the mall, you will be treated to an amazing massage. Also, the friendly people in the concierge can assist you in planning your day by suggesting places to visit, for Pasig is much more than SM Megamall and Shangrila.
Address: Bldg. B Cliffpoint Square, CW Ortigas Home Depot, Julia Vargas St.
RedDoorz Plus, located near Capitol Commons, is best for couples who want to enjoy their Valentine’s Day, since the rooms are made for two. Also, it has free Wifi, so guests can stay connected with the people close to their hearts, or watch Netflix and chill. Also there are flat-screen TVs in every room, so guests can watch their favorite romantic movies here. The staff is also friendly and always available to help in the reception area. As a result, Hotel RedDoorz Plus provides the best staycation experiences for couples who are seeking a romantic getaway, or want to enjoy a fun, yet economical, wedding anniversary or the like.
RedDoorz Plus near Capitol Commons
Address: 45 General Delgado, San Antonio
Price: from 25 USD
24-hour security Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Free WiFi Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities WiFi Contactless check-in/check-out Physical distancing in dining areas Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
Privato Hotel is great for vacationers who want ready access to SM Megamall and Shangrila Plaza Mall, since these malls are only a short walk away! Also, the hotel is really fancy because it has air-conditioned rooms, with flat-screen TV, a desk, and a private bathroom with hairdryer. Also, if you don’t want to leave the hotel, there are three in-house dining options, the Piazza Privato, which serves international cuisines, Privato Café, which offers coffee and pastries, and the Verona Roofdeck, which is best for cocktails. Due to the luxury of its facilities, and its proximity to the best malls in the area, Privato Hotel is one of the best places to enjoy a staycation in.
The Linden Suites Manila is a good place to enjoy a staycation in, since it is the place either for a romantic getaway, or for the entire family to bond with one another, since it has spacious and well-appointed rooms with a television, telephone, and private bathroom. Also, there is an in-house spa, so tired guests will be able to rest and relax after a long shopping spree. Speaking of shopping, this hotel is near malls such as Robinson’s Galleria, SM Megamall, and Shangrila Plaza, so guests can bond and shop all they like. Also, for golfers, the famous Wack-Wack golf course, the haunt of the who’s-who in Philippine society, is also less than 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) away, so you can play as much golf as you want.
The Linden Suites
Address: 37 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Manila, Philippines, 1600
Price: from 94 USD
Security alarm Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Physical distancing rules followed Process in place to check health of guests Airport shuttle Pool/beach towels Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout
For travelers and staycationers on a budget, Go Hotels Ortigas Center is the place for you. This is because it has fully air-conditioned and spacious rooms, cable flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom, all for budgets prices. Thus, guests are assured of a comfortable stay, at a low price. Also, this is a good place to meet friends because this hotel has a lounge where guests can hang out. The staff is also friendly and can assist guests with their luggage needs as well as car rental, for foreign visitors. To conclude, Go Hotels has all the facilities of a 5-star hotel, at budget prices.
Go Hotels Ortigas Center
Address: G/F Cyberscape Alpha, Garnet Road, Ortigas Center
Price: from 36 USD
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Mini-market on site Parking Contactless check-in/check-out WiFi Fire extinguishers Smoke alarms Physical distancing rules followed
The Marco Polo Hotel is one of the best hotels in the Metropolitan Manila area because it is at the center of many attractions. It is a short drive away from shopping attractions like Robinsons Galleria, SM Megamall, and Shangrila Plaza Mall. Also, it is the best place to stay in Pasig if you want to catch a play, since it is very near the Meralco Theater. The rooms are very luxurious, since they not only have flat-screen TVs, but they also have their own coffee machines, for all you coffee-lovers. For provincial and foreign guests, there is also an airport shuttle service, and there are in-house meals served. Meals are served at the Chinese Restaurant and the lobby lounge.
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
Address: Meralco Avenue & Sapphire Street, Ortigas Center
Price: from 123 USD
Massage Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Safety deposit box Indoor pool (all year) Fax/photocopying Bridal suite Archery VIP room facilities
Pasig: A staycationer's paradise
All these amazing hotels and resorts show that Pasig is a staycationer’s paradise. Just remember to try all the amenities, and all of you staycationers will have an amazing time! One final reminder: a staycation is only a break, so make the most of it, so you can return to work refreshed. Enjoy!
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