Known as the “Heart of the Philippines” and “(Asia’s) City of Love” because of its central location in the country, Iloilo boasts of warm Filipino hospitality, heritage buildings, museums and more built during the American and Spanish colonial period.
With so much to explore, here are our top picks for Iloilo hotels with pool for you to rest at after a busy day of touring around:
Perfect for guests who love the beach but hate the long drive to and fro, Urban Sands Iloilo is both a beach resort and boutique hotel.
With tastefully-designed rooms that have comfortable beds, an ensuite bathroom with hot and cold shower, a LED TV and more, guests can walk along the hotel’s path lined with sand- colored pebbles and artwork from Ilonggo artists to the swimming pool and jacuzzi.
In the heart of the Iloilo Business Park, Richmonde Hotel is perfect for the traveling executive as it has easy access to several business and commercial establishments.
When not working, guests can retire in one of the 149 beautifully-appointed rooms, enjoy a meal at one of the three available dining options or swim a lap or two at the pool.
Just a few minutes away from the 114-year-old University of San Agustin and from the Iloilo City Hall, the MO2 Westown Hotel is perfect for travelers who want comfort and luxury without breaking the bank.
With 154 rooms, a pool, and a restaurant – M02 offers guests respite after a day of going around the city.
With touches of Filipino, Spanish and Chinese architecture, the Mansion is a sprawling 1.5 hectare property that boasts of world-class rooms and amenities.
With 187 rooms and suites, five restaurants, a full-service salon and an outdoor pool, The Mansion offers guests a relaxing experience in the center of the rapidly developing business and entertainment centers.
Just a stone’s throw away from the Iloilo strait, The Circle Inn welcomes guests with a myriad of cozy rooms, a pool and warm Ilonggo hospitality.
Rest and relaxation await them at the pool which has water and air jets, waterfalls and a sunning deck. Apart from that, guests can also call for an in-room massage whenever they want.
The Goldberry Lite Hotel has spacious rooms that have a desk, TV, minibar and an en suite bathroom that has free toiletries. If hungry, guests can head over to The Rabbit Hole that serves both fusion and international dishes – though in-room dining is an option, as well. As for facilities, there’s a swimming pool, business centre and a gift shop.
Though great for families, couples love coming back to the Grand Xing Imperial! With rooms that offer double beds, free wifi, a 49-inch curved TV, an ensuite bathroom with slippers and toiletries, guests will never want to leave. But then again, with an in-house restaurant that serves lip smacking dishes and with an outdoor pool for one to dive into guests may want to venture out every now and then.
This three star resort offers 13 well-furnished rooms that have either a balcony or a patio, flat screen TVs, free bottled water, a desk, a shower and free toiletries. With regards to facilities, Damires Hills boasts of two outdoor pools, a restaurant, business center and meeting rooms.
It’s included in 2015 Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club Yearbook.
Experience what life was like during the Spanish colonial period.