LAOAG CITY is the capital of Ilocos Norte. For most travelers visiting Ilocandia, this is the starting point. Thanks for the existence of the Laoag International Airport, traveling to Ilocos Norte is not as time-consuming anymore.
Now, we compiled some of the best hotels/resorts of Laoag City. Whether you’re visiting for leisure, business or anything else, these accommodations will surely make you stay comfortable!
Fort Ilocandia Resort (book discounted rates)
Being the only 5 Star deluxe hotel resort in the Philippines, Fort Ilocandia Resort is a sprawling 77 hectares property near the most visited tourist attractions in Laoag. It can easily be accessible from the Ilocos Norte Museum, Sand dunes, Sinking Bell Tower, Paoay Church and the Marcos Museum. Not only that, the hotel itself gives a very regal feel, like a palace of the north, a housing fit for the royalty.
Rivermount Hotel and Resort (check discounted rates)
If you are such a water baby like I am, I would definitely book a room for days at the Rivermount Hotel and Resort. They have one of the best infinity pools I have ever seen! Overlooking the Padsan river and a bridge, you can lounge around the hotel or float around the pool while enjoying the peace and tranquility this resort brings.
Viven Hotel (check discounted rates)
Modern chic is probably the best description I can give Viven Hotel. With just 5 minute walk away from Robinsons Ilocos Norte, and 10 minute walk from San Nicholas Cathedral Church, the Hotel is pretty much at the center of everything. They also offer tour packages which includes heritage tours of Vigan and ilocos Norte. Here you will see Kapurpurawan, Burgos Lighthouse and the infamous Bangui windmills.
Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center (check discounted rates)
Aside from housing the affordable and vast choices of accommodation, Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center is among the preferred choice to stay when it comes to conducting seminars, weddings and team buildings. Their function rooms and convention centers can house hundreds of participants, perfect for huge crowds. After a tiring day, participants and guests can lounge around their pool area with their numerous pool beds.
Java Hotel (check discounted rates)
You simply cannot miss the Java Hotel, with gas station and rice fields as landmarks, and their uniquely Asian façade, you cannot get lost finding this one. The hotel is a fusion of Moroccan (in the walls and corridors) and Balinese ( façade) that gives you a completely foreign-y vibe. This is one of the cleanest places you will stay in. You can enjoy their facilities such as the pool, gym, tennis court and even a souvenir shop.
Hotel Tiffany Laoag (check discounted rates)
At the center of Laoag City is the cute and colorful Tifanny Hotel. It features brightly painted walls that keeps you refreshed and relaxed after an entire day of travelling. They also have posters of icons such as James Dean and the Beatles, which made it more funky.
Balay de Blas Pensionne (check discounted rates)
For a unique old charm and homey vibe, go try the Balay de Blas Pensionne. With rooms decorated with antique furniture and paintings on the wall, it exudes a rustic charm that gives every guest a feeling of comfort.
They offer a bed and breakfast package for the weary traveller that includes food from their Saramsam Ylocano restaurant.
Isabel Suites (check discounted rates)
Isabel Suites is strategically located at the center of the city to cater to business travellers and tourists alike. It is a good place to stay if you are planning to explore Pagudpud and Batac. They have the Cailian Grill and Resto which serves local food that fulfills the demands of your palate. You can also ask the tour desk for Laoag and Vigan tours.
Pamulinawen Hotel (check discounted rates)
Popular among business travellers and honeymooners, Pamulinawan Hotel is strategically located the national highway of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte. You simply cannot miss it since it has a grand façade that awaits guests with a unique building structure like at patchwork quilt that lights magnificently at night.
Gertes Resort Hotel and Restaurant (check discounted rates)
Three words to describe this place: comfortable, friendly and serene. It is bounded by beaches and hills, therefore the perfect place for adventurers either to trek or to swim. Gertes Resort Hotel also offers laundry service and private car hire among its many amenities.
Have you chosen your desired Laoag City hotel for your upcoming Ilocandia trip? Please share your experiences below!