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October 2017

    Baguio Accommodations, Tourist Spots, and Restaurants

    October 18, 2017

    I always make it a point to visit Baguio at least once a year but mostly during non-peak days. I rarely pack my itinerary because I prefer a more relaxed pace so expect the photos below to be a compilation of visits spanning a few years.

    Quick Links:

    1. Baguio Tourist Spots/ Things to Do
    2. Baguio Restaurants
    3. Where to buy pasalubong and souvenirs 
    4. Baguio Accommodations
    5. Gallery

     

    Baguio Tourist Spots

    Strawberry Farm La Trinidad

    Strawberry Farm La Trinidad

    Strawberry Farm La Trinidad

    • Address: Km. 5 Baguio-La Trinidad-Bontoc Rd
    • Strawberry Picking Price: ~Php 500 per kilo
    • Note: Harvest Season is from November to May. That’s the only time you can participate in the strawberry picking activity.

    Stobosa Houses La Trinidad

    Stobosa Houses La Trinidad

    • Address: Baguio – La Trinidad – Bontoc Rd, Baguio, 2601 Benguet
    • Note: You can stop for a quick photo op on your way to the strawberry farm. There’s no parking space here, we just parked a few meters away.

    BenCab Museum

    • Address: Km 6 Asin Road Tadiangan, Tuba, Baguio
    • Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
    • Contact Number: (+63 74) 442 7165
    • Entrance Fee: Php 120

    Diplomat Hotel

    • Address: Dominican Hill Road, Baguio
    • Note: There’s no entrance fee. Believed to be haunted.

    Burnham Park

    • Address: Legarda-Burnham-Kisad | Corner Jose Abad Santos Drive, Baguio
    • Activities:
      • Boat Ride (~Php 150)
      • Rent a Bike (~Php 50/30 minutes)

    Mt. Ulap

    Mt. Ulap

    • Address: AmpucaoItogon
    • Note: This is about an hour from Baguio and takes an average of 6 hours to complete. It’s mostly a relaxing climb because of the cool temperature. It’s better to climb during the weekdays or else you may have to wait in line to get a photo op at Gungal Rock.

    Tam-Awan Village

    Tam-Awan Village

    • Address: 366-C Tacay Rd. | Pinsao Proper, Baguio

    Asin Hot Springs

    Asin Hot Springs

    Laperal White House

    Laperal White House

    • Address: Leonard Wood Rd, Baguio
    • Note: Already closed but some still take photos from outside.

    Other Tourist Spots:

    1. Mines View Park
      • Address: Outlook Drive, Baguio
      • Activities:
        • Buy Pasalubong
        • Photo Ops:
          • with the St. Bernard Dogs (~Php 50)
          • Rent Igorot Costume (~Php 20)
    2. The Mansion
      • Address: Romulo Dr, Baguio
    3. Wright Park
      • Address: Near The Mansion
    4. Botanical Garden
      • Hours: 6AM – 6PM
      • Address: 37 Leonard Wood Rd, Baguio
    5. Bell Church
      • Address: FA 347 Bell Church Rd, La Trinidad, Benguet
    6. Session Road

     

     

    Where to eat in Baguio?

    There are a ton of restaurant options in Baguio and this list represents the restaurants we’ve tried so far.

    Eve’s Garden

    Eve's Garden Baguio

    • Address: 132 Upper Lamtang Road 2601 La Trinidad, Benguet
    • Hours: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
    • Contact Number: +639175066264
    • Note: Reservation is required and they only serve lunch.

    Foggy Mountain Cookhouse

    Foggy Mountain Cookhouse

    • Address: 172 St Joseph street, San Carlos Heights, Baguio City
    • Contact Numbers: +639167674687 or +63932762363
    • Notes: Monday – Saturday Only. Reservation is required.

    Hill Station

    Hill Station Baguio

    • Address: Casa Vallejo, Upper Session Road, Baguio City
    • Contact Number: +639158292166

    Forest House Bistro & Cafe

    Forest House Baguio

    • Address: Loakan Rd, Camp John Hay, Baguio
    • Contact Number: +63744470459
    • Note: Best to reserve a table especially during weekends and holidays.

    Mother’s Garden

    Mother's Garden and Restaurant

    • Address: Quezon Hill Road2, Brgy. Fairview, Baguio
    • Contact Number: +639178693623

    Hamada

    Hamada Japanese Restaurant

    • Address: Baguio Country Club, Country Club Rd, Camp John Hay, Baguio
    • Contact Number: +63746192050
    • Note: Smart Casual dress code. No shorts and slippers allowed.

    Tsokolateria

    Tsokolateria

    • Address: Igorot Stairs, Upper Session Road, Baguio City
    • Note: Try their hot chocolate with sili.

    Chocolate de Batirol

    Chocolate de Batirol

    • Address: Igorot Park, Camp John Hay
    • Contact Number: +639178771427

    Good Taste Cafe & Restaurant

    Good Taste Cafe & Restaurant

    • Address: Carino Street corner Carino and Otek Streets, Rizal Monument, Baguio
    • Contact No. +63742440722

    Slaughter House

    Slaughter House Baguio

    • Address: Magsaysay Street, Baguio
    • Note: Multiple restaurants to choose from within the compound.

    Other restaurants:

    • Le Chef at The Manor
      • Address: Loakan Road, The Manor Camp John Hay, Baguio
      • Contact No. +63 744240931
    • Cafe by the Ruins
      • Address:  225 Upper Session Rd, Baguio
      • Contact Number: +63744229804
    • Chaya
      • Address: 72 Legarda Rd, Brgy. Campo Sioco, Baguio
      • Contact Number: +63744244726
    • O’ Mai Khan
      • Address:  Session Rd, Baguio, Benguet
      • Contact Number: +63744425885
    • Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant
      • Address: Tam-Awan, Long Long, Baguio
      • Contact Number: +63746614384
    • Mama’s Table
      • Address: 888-A Ambuklao Road, Baguio
      • Contact Number: +63744421794
    • O Dong Tong Samgyeopsal House Korean Restaurant
      • Address: 115 Naguilian Road | Rainbow Building
      • Contact Number: +639989909791

    Where to buy Pasalubong and souvenirs?

    Baguio City Market

    baguio city market vegetables

    • Parking Options: Along session road, Baguio Cathedral, or SM Baguio (will require a bit of a walk)
    • Note: It’s cheaper here than in tourist spots. I usually buy vegetables, fruits, coffee, and longganisa.

    Where else could you buy pasalubong or souvenirs? 

    1. Good Shepherd
      • Address: Gibraltar Rd, Baguio
      • Hours: 8am – 5pm
      • Note: I usually buy Ube, alfajor and ube jam here.
    2. Baguio Night Market
      • Address: Along Harrison Road near Burnham Park
      • Starts at 9pm
    3. Mines View Park

    Baguio Hotels

    Baguio Hotels and Inns Php 4,000 and ABOVE

    1. THE MANOR starts at Php 6,000
      Address: Ordonio Drive, Camp John Hay, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074) 424-0931 to 43
    2. GRAND SIERRA PINES HOTEL starts at Php 5,200
      Address: 43 North Outlook Drive, Barangay Gibraltar, Mines View Park, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074) 619 0488
    3. OUTLOOK RIDGE RESIDENCES starts at Php 4,600
      Address: #6 De Los Reyes St., Outlook Drive, Baguio City
      Contact No. +63 (02) 5557700

    Baguio Hotels and Inns Php 4,000 and below

    1. PARAGON HOTEL AND SUITES starts at Php 3,800
      Address: 14-16 Otek Street, Rizal Monument Area (near Burnham Park), Baguio City Proper
      Contact No. +63 (074) 444 9968 to 71
    2. VENUS PARKVIEW HOTEL starts at Php 3,500
      Address: 19 Kisad Road, Burnham Park, Baguio City Proper, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074) 442 5597
    3. KAMISETA HOTEL starts at Php 3,400
      Address: #20 Villamor St. Brgy. Lualhati , Outlook Drive, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074) 442-4613 | +63921-7612872 (smart) | +63915-3846987 (globe)
    4. NEWTON PLAZA HOTEL starts at Php 3,400
      Address: No. 42 Claro M. Recto Street Corner Leonard Wood Road, Baguio City
      Contact No.: +639176559005
    5. GARDENVILLE HOTEL starts at Php 3,300
      Address: Green Valley Village, Sto. Tomas, Green Valley Village, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074)444-4754 | +63922-898-0017 (mobile)
    6. RITZ LEGARDA HOTEL starts at Php 3,200
      Address: Legarda Road, Baguio City Proper, Baguio
      Contact No. +63927-696-5127 (mobile)
    7. HOTEL ELIZABETH  starts at Php 3,150
      Address: 1 J.Felipe St, Baguio, Benguet
      Contact No. +63746190367

    Baguio Hotels and Inns Php 3,000 and below

    1. MICROTEL BY WYNDHAM BAGUIO starts at Php 3,000
      Address: #5 Marcoville, Upper Session Road, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074) 619 3333
    2. GOLDEN PINE HOTEL starts at Php 3,000
      Address: Corner Carino Sreet and Yandoc Street Baguio City, 2600
      Contact No. +63 (074) 444-9967
    3. THE BURNHAM SUITES HOTEL starts at Php 2,900
      Address: Kisad Rd, Baguio, 2600 Benguet
      Contact No. +63 (074) 424 2211
    4. C BOUTIQUE HOTEL starts at Php 2,800
      Address: No. 5, Arellano Corner, Moran Street, Barangay Gibraltar, Mines View Park, Baguio
      Contact No. +63908-887-0596 (mobile)
    5. BAGUIO LeFERN HOTEL MILITARY CUT-OFF starts at Php 2,800
      Address: #45 North Drive Road, Engineer’s Hill, Baguio City
      Contact No. +63(074) 422-1818 | +63917-537-9181 | +63919-246-1291
    6. Guest Haven Baguio Bed and Breakfast starts at Php 2,700
      Address: 9 Justice Village, Marcos Highway, 2600 Baguio City
      Contact No.: +639228018577
    7. EL CIELITO INN starts at Php 2,600
      Address:50 North Dr, Baguio
      Contact No.: +63744432134
    8. RIDGEWOOD RESIDENCE starts at Php 2,600
      Address: 17 Julian Felipe St., Barangay Lualhati, Baguio
      Contact No. +63(074) 446 6295
    9. NEWTOWN PLAZA HOTEL starts at Php 2,600
      Address: No. 42 Claro M. Recto Street Corner Leonard Wood Road, Baguio City 2600, 42 Claro M. Recto St, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 917-655-9005
    10. HERITAGE MANSION HOTEL starts at Php 2,250
      Address: Kisad Road thru Abanao Extension Corner del Pilar Street, Baguio City Proper, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074) 445 2046

     

    Baguio Hotels and Inns Php 2,000 and below

    1. V HOTEL APARTEL starts at Php 2,000
      Address: No. 14 Bukaneg Street, Baguio, Benguet, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 977-875-0770
    2. CHALET HOTEL starts at Php 2,000
      Address: 2200, Upper Military Cutoff Road, Baguio, Benguet
      Contact No. +63 (074) 424 8070
    3. CASA BEL INN starts at Php 1,800
      Address: Ben Palispis Hwy, Baguio, 2600 Benguet
      Contact No. +63 927 137 1679
    4. HOTEL VENIZ starts at Php 1,800
      Address: 1, Abanao Street, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074) 446 0700
    5. PALADIN HOTEL starts at Php 1,600
      Address: 1364, Carino Street, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (047) 252 9978
    6. IGGY’s INN starts at Php 1,500
      Address: 25-A South Dr, Baguio, Benguet
      Contact No.: +63744447146
    7. TRAVELITE EXPRESS HOTEL starts at Php 1,400
      Address: Shuntug Street Corner F. Bautista Drive, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 (074) 424 4743
    8. OLD ORANGEWOOD BED & BREAKFAST starts at Php 1,200
      Address: 20 F.Gomez Street,, Lower P.Burgos, Baguio
      Contact No.: +63744425060
    9. BED AND BATH AT STATION 120 starts at Php 1,150
      Address: 101 Lower General Luna Road, Baguio
      Contact No. +63 917 150 5808

     

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