Vigan Plaza Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVigan Plaza Hotel
Amazing hotel, with a fusion of old world fixtures and high tech amenities. It's like traveling in the past on a lazyboy couch!
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Another business trip, this time made better because I brought my family along with me.
... may not prefer this type of accomodation owing to its eerie feel but hearing creaking sound on the floor board is part of the experience. We stayed at Villa Angela heritage mansion a bit off the path from the busy Calle Crisologo but just a few minutes walk away. The mansion's crowd drawer apart from its antiquated,homey feel and the nostalgia of visiting an abuela is Tom's Cruise short stay here while shooting the movie born on the 4th of July. In fact they proudly display a ...
... even transferred the money to the minibus driver. Another hour down the road we were chucked off a second time, and again onto another minibus! We finally made it to Vigan around lunchtime. 'Chowking' is an Asian fast food franchise in the Philippines. It's not bad for fast food, better than your average, greasy, Chinese takeaway back home, that's for sure. Not having a room booked, we went trotting the cobbled streets of Vigan in the midday heat. We ...
... has been a good day. Bus sorted for tomorrow - hopefully. Not easily. And AirAsia boarding passes, an unnecessary bureaucracy for which we are 'fined' if we don't do our bit and print them off beforehand, were successfully dealt with in an internet cafe. Yes, the cafe had a printer. You have no idea how fortuitous this was.
You can take nothing for granted in the Philippines. Expect the unexpected. Which goes for the good as it does for the bad. It's ...
... of "kalesa" that you can ride on and to be your transportation from place to place. There are also hotels nearby like the Vigan Plaza Hotel that you can stay when you are still enjoying the city. They also have the delicious empanada, it's a must, it will be more delicious when eating it with vinegar.
The scenery of ...