There are many reasons to go to Tagaytay, but its spectacular view has got to be one of the biggest reasons to visit. Pick the right spot and you can get a breathtaking view of Taal Volcano and the lake that surrounds it. Here are 10 Tagaytay hotels with stunning views that couples should visit:
This 4-star hotel has 60 fully-furnished rooms, ranging from a standard room to a two-bedroom suite. There’s also a bevy of recreational facilities for guests. There’s a fitness center, a game room, KTV lounges, and even a kids’ play area for guests to enjoy.
Why here? The Lake Hotel Tagaytay is right on the slopes overlooking Taal Lake, so you’re going to have a great view. Even better, you can get this view while lounging in the waters of their infinity pool.
Rates. Room rates start at P4060, but if you book a minimum of three nights, you get a 50% discount. That means you can book a room for as low as P2900.
Another hotel to consider is the 3-star The Windy Ridge Tagaytay. It’s near the Sky Ranch and is less than 10-minutes away from the Tagaytay Picnic Grove. Accommodations range from Ambassador Suites to standard rooms, and there’s a pool and free parking as well.
Why here? The Windy Ridge Tagaytay is right along the Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway, so getting to it won’t be so difficult. You can get a great view of the Taal Lake from where the hotel is perched. It’s even better when you head to their balcony and look at the expanse below you.
Rates. Room rates start at P3000, but if you’re a Traveloka member or book on the Traveloka App, you get a 10% discount. That means you can get a room for a rate of P2700.
This hotel is part of the Days Inn of America brand, which bills itself as the “world’s largest and fastest growing chain”. It’s also nearby popular Tagaytay attractions like the Sky Ranch and Picnic Grove, so there are other things you can do other than admire the view.
Why here? Getting a 3-star Days Hotel Tagaytay room with a view is a good choice. This is because these rooms have a spacious balcony from which you can enjoy the scenery. If you don’t mind the cold, you can also see the Taal Lake while enjoying a dip in the hotel’s pool.
Rates. Rates at the Days Hotel Tagaytay start at P5525.
Are you headed to Tagaytay purely for the view and not for fancy accommodations? Or are you working on a tight budget? If you answered yes to either one, the Mountain Breeze Hostel is the choice for you.
Why here? The Mountain Breeze Hostel’s location right on the slope overlooking the Taal Lake is perfect if you’re looking for a view. The hostel also has a nice, homey feel to it, so you feel like you’re enjoying the view from the comfort of your own home.
Rates. The Mountain Breeze Hostel charges P450 per bed. However, you get a 5% discount if you’re a Traveloka member or if you book on the Traveloka App. That means you can get a bed for as cheap as P427.50
This 3-star boutique hotel along the Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway is as much a visual treat as the view you get. Rooms like The Geometric Room, The Whimsical Garden, and The Theodore all boast beautiful interiors.
Why here? While you can see Taal Lake from your room, it’s best to head to The Theodore Hotel’s garden to really take it all in. The garden itself is beautifully landscaped, and you can sit down in the garden’s gazebo and enjoy the view.
Rates. If you’re a Traveloka member or booking on the Traveloka App, you get a 10% discount on room rates. That means if you book a room from anytime from Sunday to Thursday, you only need to pay P6100. If you’re booking on a Friday or Saturday, rates are at P8540.
At two hours away from Manila, Casa Alegria is definitely top of mind when you want to go on a quick Tagaytay trip. The bed and breakfast has a beautifully designed facade and well-appointed rooms, so it’s already a treat before you even get to the view.
Why here? Most of Casa Alegria’s rooms already have big windows from which to view Taal Lake, so you already get what you came for. But if you’re willing to shell out a little more, the King Suite has a floor-to-ceiling window that gives you an even more stunning view.
Rates. Casa Alegria has different rates, depending on when you book. If you book anywhere from Sunday to Thursday, rates start at P3600. However, rates start at P4600 if you book either on a Friday or a Saturday.
An establishment made by the same group behind Fat Jimmy’s Boracay, 8 Suites is a stylish hotel that is perfect if you want to escape to a sophisticated hotel. The rooms have a recurring forest and earth theme, so nature’s beauty is present even inside your accommodations.
Why here? It’s expected that you get great views from your bedroom and the balconies attached to it, but 8 Suites takes it a step further. Rooms facing Taal Lake also have bathrooms that have large windows facing the lake, so you can enjoy the view even while you’re luxuriating in the bathtub.
Rates. If you book anytime from Sunday to Thursday, you can get a room at 8 Suites for P7800. Book during Friday or Saturday and you’ll pay P9200 for a room.
Located along the Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway and less than two hours away from Manila, The Wild Juan Bed and Breakfast is a 3-star accommodation where you can enjoy some peace and quiet. Aside from being a hotel, it’s also a beer garden and restaurant, so you’ve got multiple bases covered.
Why here? From its location, you won’t just see Taal Lake and Taal Volcano. You’ll also see the green expanse of the Tagaytay Ridge. Enjoy the view from their restaurant, or eat on the balcony overlooking the Ridge.
Rates. Rates at The Wild Juan Bed and Breakfast start at P4975.36. If you’re a Traveloka member or booking on the Traveloka App, rates get slashed by 5%. That means you can book a room at P4726.59
The Mexican-themed Casa Labak is usually for weddings or family gatherings, but you can book a room for a weekend getaway. It also has a kitchen that you can use if you’re looking to save some money on food.
Why here? While it’s a little harder to get to — you’ll have to take transport provided by The Windy Ridge Tagaytay — it’s worth it for the solitude you get. There’s also a clear view of Taal Volcano and the surrounding greenery from its balcony.
Rates. Room rates start at P2000. If you want to rent the whole Casa and not just a room, you can do so for P15000. If you’re a Traveloka member or booking on the Traveloka App, you also get a 10% discount on the room rate and a 5% discount on the house rate.
The 15-hectare property is made up of 10 towers, swimming pools, a badminton court, a tennis court, and a basketball court. It’s also an hour away from Manila, so you don’t have to go too far to enjoy the Tagaytay view.
Why here? This condominium development is already located along the ridge that overlooks Taal Lake, so you already have a great view. Add to that the fact that it’s 20 storeys high, and you’ll definitely get an unobstructed view.
Rates. Room rates start at P3000.
If you’re looking for accommodations at a slightly lower price point, check out The Windy Ridge Inn. It’s no-frills lodging that’s perfect if you’re just making a quick stop at Tagaytay.
Why here? The Windy Ridge Inn shares the same view as The Windy Ridge Tagaytay, but at a more affordable price range.
Rates. Room rates at The Windy Ridge Inn start at P1000. Traveloka members and those who book on the Traveloka App get a 10% discount.
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