With the loosening of quarantine restrictions, we Metro Manila denizens are now able to venture out of our homes and explore more of the metro.
If sight-seeing in Manila is in your itinerary, why not eliminate the hassle of long drives and traffic jams by booking a staycation at Bayview Park Hotel?
Let me share with you six reasons why this would be a good idea.
1) You can situate yourself in its historic and happenin’ backdrop
Situated along Roxas Boulevard, the hotel is at the hub of the action, with rows of restaurants and scenic attractions on short distances away.
2) You can relax and unwind in comfort in one of its well-appointed rooms.
Whether for a short visit or a fairly long stay, Bayview Park Hotel’s rooms are furnished and stylishly designed to keep you happy and comfortable.
Its 30sqm Superior Room, for instance, comes with either a queen-size bed or two single beds and is equipped with airconditioning, cable TV, WiFi access, NDD/IDD telephone, 110/120V electric outlets, a safety deposit box for your important items and a coffee and tea maker.
Bottles of mineral water and daily newspapers are also provided.
The rooms also comes with full toilet and bath equipped with tub and shower (hot and cold water available), and provisioned with consumables such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, dental kit and tissue paper.
When you look out from your window, you can take in the view of the stretch of Roxas Boulevard, overlook the US Embassy and survey the expanse of the glittering Manila Bay.
3) Staying inside the hotel affords you with also opportunities for physical activity.
There’s no need to feel cooped up in your hotel room in between your sight-seeing adventures. Take a revitalizing dip in the hotel’s roof deck swimming pool, or workout some sweat in the fitness gym equipped with a treadmill, stationary bikes, a stair climber and strength training equipment.
Your little ones can also enjoy some fun play time in the Children’s Activity Center which is open on Saturdays and Sundays.
4) You can feast on great eats in the area!
Foodies will definitely get their fill of gustatory delights from restos easily accessible from the hotel.
Bayview Coffee Shop
The hotel’s cafe, located at the lobby, serves international cuisines as well as local favorites. It’s perfect for breakfast or quick snack breaks during your staycation.
It is open daily to serve hotel guests from 6am to 10pm.
For a taste of Filipino cuisine, carefully crafted with European influences, check out Ilustrado Restaurant.
It is located at 5440 General Luna Street, Intramuros, Manila, open daily from 11.30am to 2.30pm and from 6pm to 9pm. For queries and reservations, call +63 2 5273674 or +63 939 9206822, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information on Ilustrado Restaurant here.
Garden Dining by White Moon Bar
For Asian fusion dishes and a distinguished wine menu that you can enjoy al fresco, drop by Garden Dining by White Moon Bar.
It is located at The Barnyard, Manila Ocean Park, Luneta, Manila, open for outdoor dining Thursdays to Sundays from 11am to 8pm. For reservations and inquiries, call +63 2 85677777.
More info on Garden Dining by White Moon Bar here.
For imaginative takes on Western dishes served in generous portion in a luxurious setting, hop on over to 390 Degrees.
It is located at the Ground Floor, Sequioa Hotel Manila, Aseana City Business Park, Entertainment City, Paranaque, open daily from 10.30am to 8pm. For inquiries and reservations, call +63 2 82845110 or +63 921 2446502.
More info on 390 Degrees here.
5) So many exciting sights to see!
Manila is the site of many historic, cultural and entertainment attractions that can be easily visited from the hotel.
Rizal Park, for instance, houses the Rizal Monument (to commemorate the execution site of national hero Jose Rizal) as well as an Open-Air Auditorium, Independence Flagpole and the Central Musical and Dancing Fountain, as well as the National Museum Complex which, in turn, houses the National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of Anthropology.
Within its grounds, you will also find Manila Ocean Park, the country’s first world-class marine theme park and premiere educational entertainment destination.
With just a short drive separating Bayview Park Hotel and Rizal Park, checking out these attractions is a breeze!
6) Enjoy an exciting deal when you book your staycation online!
Book your stay in Bayview Park Hotel’s Superior Room for just Php2,222/net. This promo will run until January 31, 2022 (with stay period until June 30, 2022, and is exclusively available at its website.
With this awesome deal, you can enjoy a comfortable stay in the hotel with great savings, plus all the interesting sights and delicious foodie adventures that the area has to offer.
Clearly, exploring the delights that Manila has to offer is even more enjoyable if you do so from #YourHomeByTheBay, Bayview Park Hotel.
Bayview Park Hotel Manila is a 3-star hotel located at 1118 Roxas Boulevard corner United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila. With a 75-year history as the preferred destination for both leisure and business travelers, it provides unparalleled service and exclusive privileges for its guests at affordable and friendly rates.
Photo Credit: Photos of Rizal Park and National Museum of Natural History by Erykah Rose Raton on Unsplash
Pictures of the hotel were taken during my stay before the COVID-19 pandemic.