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    Cordillera Inn: Vigan Hotel on Calle Crisologo

    The marker on the facade of the old house on Calle Crisologo says it's the Casa de Don Gaspar de Bartolome, now converted into a hotel, the Cordillera Inn, that's so strategically located on Vigan's famous cobblestone street.

    On his second trip to Vigan, Tutubi stayed here, quite pricey for backpackers like him, but since being an official trip and within budget, he opted to stay against the earlier cheaper Green R Hotel besides looking for something new.

    the staircase of Cordillera Inn, still has the look of the old mansion

    cordillera inn viganTutubi's twin-sharing room with two beds at PhP1,500.00/night

    Cordillera Inn Vigan room rate: PhP1,500.00 twin sharing room.
    with TV and hot and cold shower.

    For families, Tutubi recommends the nearby Cordillera Family Inn with dormitory-type rooms for big families that come at PhP500.00/head, still not backpacker-rates but quite close though.

    Complimentary breakfast: tapsilog, longsilog (vigan longganisa), bangus Meals price at PhP90.00)

    Negatives (Review of Cordillera Inn):

    Cash payment preferred, credit cards get a 3% charge (this is actually illegal and should be absorbed by Cordillera Inn as agreed with the credit card terminal provider, but it's tolerated, usual)

    Secure parking inside the hotel is limited to just one car or two small vehicles, street parking on Plaridel Street (park your car at your own risk)

    Cordillera Inn
    Crisologo corner Gen. Luna, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur
    Coordinates: N17 34 19.8 E120 23 20.0
    Contact number:
    Official website:
    (to be updated when available)

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    posted by GingGoy @ 9:58 PM,


    At Apr 24, 2012, 2:06:00 PM, Anonymous singapore backpackers accommodation said...

    How does it look from outside?


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