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    A Nice Stay at Legazpi Airport Hotel

    The hotel nearest to Legazpi Airport is practically walking distance from the Legazpi Airport and located within the airport site itself with the restaurant also serving great food at an affordable price while just outside the hotel is an unobstructed view of Mayon Volcano and Lignon Hill. Tutubi and his "sidekick" checked in at the hotel and here's his experience.

    It was raining when Tutubi checked in at Legaspi Airport Hotel, got booked a junior suite for the two of them and rested for a while. It so happened that a celebration was being held at the airport bar where the videoke machine was at full blast that Tutubi can't concentrate on what he's doing, even sleep.

    legazpi airport hotelThe junior suite has three beds that translates to just P333.33/person/night (about $7), quite affordable actually, suitable for budget travelers

    He complained to the front desk person and requested to be transferred to another room but was informed there was no vacancy for a similar room. An upgraded room was offered but for an additional price but Tutubi haggled that it wasn't his fault and that he can't wait for 11pm for the party to stop and for him to rest. The hotel staff acquiesced to his request and transferred them to the executive room at no extra charge (thus he got free use of the big washroom with bath tub)


    legazpi airport hotelLegazpi Airport Hotel's executive room, upgraded from junior suite at no extra cost
    legazpi airport hotelthe sala set and TV with Angelina Jolie on screen :P


    Legazpi Airport Restaurant:

    Recommend longganiza Guinobatan with rice and egg for P75 plus Bicol specialties of Laing and Bicol Express (it's not on the menu but ask for them and they shall be given unto you)

    Legaspi Airport Hotel Review:

    This is a highly-recommended hotel in Legazpi City from a price/convenience and service advantage. Walking distance from Legazpi Airport terminal exit making it the nearest hotel to Legazpi Airport. The staff were nice and courteous, clean rooms, nice food and cheap too. The hotel location is perfect for those booked for an early morning flight to Manila or those who came from Donsol Whale Sharks interaction down south.

    Legazpi Airport Hotel
    Address: Airport Site, Legazpi City
    Contact Numbers: +63.52.481.0232; +63.52.820.0504

    Legazpi Airport Hotel Room rates:

    aircon room: PhP700.00
    aircon room: (double) PhP800.00
    Junior Suite PhP900.00
    family room PhP1,000.00
    executive room PhP1,200.00

    extra bed PhP150.00
    Extra Person: PhP100.00

    Notes:

    Please call the published telephone numbers for reservations, bookings, inquiries and other requests. No official website as of posting time. There's wifi Internet available but inquire at the ffront desk on how to access.
    The nearest pension house to Legaspi Airport is Vista Al Mayon Pension House which is a tricycle ride away. The other hotel that Tutubi stayed at couple of years ago was at Legazpi Tourist Inn but it's near the city center.

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 11:38 PM,

    16 Comments:

    At Jul 29, 2009, 3:25:00 PM, Anonymous bing said...

    ang ganda naman ng beds. mukhang ok ang accomodation dito a.

     
    At Jul 29, 2009, 8:05:00 PM, Blogger dodong flores said...

    Wow, ang galing. Pwede palang lumipat sa much more expensive suite at no extra cost. Dapat lang may valid reason :)

     
    At Jul 30, 2009, 5:48:00 AM, Blogger Photo Cache said...

    Ang cute naman, three beds pang barkada na nag outing.

    Hello fellow blogger, musta na?

     
    At Jul 30, 2009, 12:24:00 PM, Blogger Lawstude said...

    Never been to Legaspi so this is a great info.

    Sayang, we missed you last Saturday. Hopefully next time.

     
    At Jul 31, 2009, 8:35:00 PM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    bing, mura talaga at lapit pa sa airport

    dodong, it's good they gave the upgrade for free or else they would've received a bashing here ;P

    photo cache, been busy these days...not much time to bloghop, sorry.

    lawstude, you'll soon visit Legaspi. i know of it. one of these, let's meet up

     
    At Aug 18, 2009, 12:06:00 PM, Blogger pieterbie said...

    That view of the vulcano must be spectacular.
    Or isn't it?

     
    At Aug 18, 2009, 9:54:00 PM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    pieterbie, yes, the view of mayon volcano's great there much more on top of lignon hill nearby

     
    At Jun 2, 2010, 11:10:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Thank you very much for the blog and recommending my sis' hotel!

     
    At Dec 13, 2010, 1:48:00 PM, Anonymous pumpkin said...

    One of the nicest budget hotel around Legazpi City.

     
    At Jan 20, 2011, 11:29:00 AM, Blogger yhun said...

    Hi there Backpacking Philippines! :)

    So glad I came across this post. I just want to ask if Legazpi Airport Hotel is just near Pepperland Hotel.

    Too bad that I can only find the Pepperland Hotel in the Google map and I hope somebody can include Legazpi Airport Hotel as well.

    Anyway, I hope there's not much difference of the hotel rates, come this Feb. I had read in many posts that Feb is the peak season for the whale sharks in Donsol. I'll also be referring to your post for Donsol. Thank you so much for posting! :D

     
    At Jan 20, 2011, 11:46:00 AM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    yhun, not familiar with pepperland hotel. legazpi airport hotel is inside the legazpi airport compound so it's easy to add/locate. I don't usually use google map, i'm an Open Street Map contributor

     
    At Jan 21, 2011, 5:22:00 AM, Anonymous Zephyr said...

    Hi! Would like to ask if the above-mentioned rates are updated as well as the contact numbers? Thanks!

     
    At Jan 22, 2011, 8:41:00 AM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    zephyr, no updates so far but rates may be a little higher. contact numbers usually don't change :P

     
    At Dec 13, 2011, 7:19:00 PM, Blogger Arnold said...

    it's informative, help me how can I become a host of a backpacker tourist. arnoldmallari@yahoo.com

     
    At Dec 13, 2011, 7:22:00 PM, Blogger Arnold said...

    it's informative, help me how can I become a host of a backpacker tourist. arnoldmallari@yahoo.com

     
    At Jan 16, 2012, 12:41:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    may i know if they a mobile nos.?

     

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