Thursday, April 29, 2010

One Fine Day, One Great Place...One Tagaytay Place

I cannot count the times that I have been to Tagaytay. My family and I used to frequent this place when I was very young - between 6-13 years old. It was our favorite vacation spot. I remember spending Holy Weeks at Sierra Grande Resort where my parents would book a villa for all of us (not sure, though, if Sierra Grande is still operational). Upon returning home, we would stop by Villa Adelaida where we would enjoy viewing the beautiful Taal volcano. Tagaytay used to be far from Manila, if you know what I mean.

When both my parents died (I was 15), we stopped going to Tagaytay. I only resumed visiting Tagaytay during my yuppie years when I and my barkada would drive to Picnic Grove during weekend nights. We would rent out a hut good for 2 hours and just chill out. We would be back in Manila in no time at all. Tagaytay seemed to be getting closer to Manila.

When I got married and had our first baby, my trips to Tagaytay had become more frequent again. Canyon Woods had become our favorite vacation spot here because of its heated pool which my eldest just loved! We were also lucky to have been invited to spend one night at our friend's unit located at Tagaytay Highlands. But, the last time I visited Tagaytay with my hubby and two kids was last 2008. Many thanks, too, to SLEX (Sta. Rosa Exit route), traveling to Tagaytay had become such a breeze.

I've been married now for 10 years and we have been blessed with 3 beautiful daughters. It is our family's adventure to check out new and exciting destinations anywhere in the country. This has always been part of our family bonding activities. That's why in spite of the fact that we have stayed in a lot of nice hotels and a few vacation units here in Tagaytay, we still love to explore other must-see-and-visit places in this cool city. It would be nice for my family of 5 (yes, with our new baby girl) to have a vacation here in Tagaytay, once again. And it would be our greatest pleasure and one of our greatest adventures to stay at a Penthouse Suite in One Tagaytay Place.

What would make me want to experience staying here with my hubby and kids? Simple. The fact that it is best known as a condotel is something unique and different. It is also fast becoming one of the top picks among the many hotels located here. One Tagaytay Place is relatively young so, that means everything here is fairly new -- from the beds down to the linens and pillows. They offer not just hotel rooms but "hotel suites". Sounds lavish! And the most exciting part is this --- bonding together at a Penthouse Suite! Wow!

As a working mom, I'm always in the lookout for "value-for-money" products and services. Here in One Tagaytay Place, I believe, you will get your money's worth.

Everything one could ever dream of in a lavish condotel is here (from what I've seen in their website). Once here, I don't think I would want to go anywhere else. I mean, we would just stay in the hotel and not go out anymore. It really looks like a perfect place to have family-bonding moments. We would definitely enjoy each other's company and enjoy our penthouse the max!

Aside from the penthouse suite, they also have 100+ amazing rooms equipped with an LCD TV with cable channels. They have a nice infinity pool with a magnificent view. Our kids will truly enjoy their kiddie pool, too.

At the end of the day when our kids are glued to the LCD TV watching their favorite DVD and my husband tinkering with his laptop (hey, it's free wifi!!), I will call in room-service and order midnight snacks.

When the kids are finally off to dreamland, I and my hubby will sneak out of our suite and have a nightcap at the Tower Lounge 2. The following morning, after having our breakfast, we will then visit their garden where we will have some sort of a "photoshoot". We will grab the opportunity to just click away and take some shots of the beautiful sceneries. I know, my husband will just as happy taking pictures, with us and the beauty of One Tagaytay Place as his subjects.

Big hotels tend to have this snobbish appeal. That's why I like the fact that One Tagaytay Place is smaller than the usual hotel. This adds to its homey ambience. In fact, its "smaller" size can make one feel more relaxed and at ease with the surroundings, right away. Just like a baby wrapped in a warm blanket-- that's how I see it.

Another plus factor about One Tagaytay Place is that it is managed by The Genesis Group (the group managing A-Venue and Astoria Plaza). With its reputable name, we can be sure that One Tagaytay Place will deliver what it promises.

All-in-one place, everything in place -- that's One Tagaytay Place for you...and yes, for me and my family.

If you want to check out what I've been talking about, click this link.

One Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites

Barrio Sungay, Tagaytay City

Manila Sales Office: (+632) 818 8318

Fax Number: (+632) 818 8319


1 comment:

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