To all the hopeless-romantic Filipinos, Valentines has always been a favorite occasion. Second only to Christmas, this is the time of year when restaurants are booked up and roses are in short supply. Allow us to suggest an alternative notion that is bound to sweep your special someone off their feet.
Why not preparing a romantic dinner over a staycation at one of the Manila’s most romantic hotels? Agoda.com presents list of such properties with romantic rooms and well-equipped kitchenettes for you to consider. A meal served from the heart in a quixotic ambiance will surely make the celebration more meaningful and personal.
Avant Serviced Suites (3.5*)
Couples will definitely enjoy some luxurious comfort away from home with its Bonifacio Global City location. Expect a serene atmosphere and a romantic view that overlooks the nearby Golf Club’s lush greeneries. A One Bedroom Suite here starts at P5,218 excluding tax.
One Pacific Place Serviced Residence (3.5*)
With early preps, aspiring chefs can definitely do some market shopping in the Salcedo Market for the evening’s gastronomic journey. Found in the Makati CBD, a staycation in this area for the weekend may be one of the best times without the working crowd and traffic. There are only 5 Studio Twins or Queens left going at the rates of P3,337+++ . Ball a little harder at the One Bedroom Premiere Suite with Wi-Fi, which is going for P4,910 excluding tax.
Joya Lofts & Towers (3.5*)
Despite the prestigious locale of Rockwell, rooms at Joya come at great value. Couples can avail the Studio Deluxe Room, excluding breakfast, for only P3,952+++. It’s also just a stone’s throw away from the Powerplant Mall where Rustan’s Marketplace is located. Find the finest imported ingredients there for your perfect dinner.
Best Western Plus Antel Hotel (4*)
Best Western Plus Antel’s Bedroom Suite this Valentine’s weekend starts at P4,106 excluding tax, which is definitely a steal. No need to fret if you need last minute items for your surprise, with the SM Savemore Marketplace located just below. Aside from the hotel’s well-equipped facilities, rooms are spacious just in case you want to do a spontaneous slow dance.
Oakwood Premier Joy Nostalg Center Manila (5*)
If you want your beau to experience extravagance for the weekend, Ortigas at Oakwood Premier Manila would be the top of the list. Their Best Seller which is the 1 Bedroom Suite is only P6,800+++. The class elegant interiors will contribute to the romantic sparks that are bound to fly throughout the weekend.
Now is the best time to do something different and to go out of your way to make this a Valentine’s weekend that he or she will never forget. Carefully plan your meal, book the hotel and bring out that dreamy playlist you’ve been saving.