6 Best Hotels in Nueva Ecija

August 16, 2018

Staying the night in Nueva Ecija? Relax after a day of tours with these top lodging options in Cabanatuan, Bongabon, Santa Rosa, and Pantabangan.

BEST HOTEL IN PANTABANGAN


HIGHLAND BALI VILLAS
Address: Purok 1, West Poblacion, Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija
Contact number: 0917-1498272/ 0917-5020315
Email: highlandbaliresort@yahoo.com
reservation@highland@yahoo.com



The newest and only upmarket resort in Pantabangan, Highland Bali Villas boasts elegant Balinese-inspired architecture crafted by artisans from Betis, Pampanga - a town that's world-renowned for its woodwork.

Highland Bali's main villas surround two outdoor pools with lounge chairs. Each villa is spacious and masterfully designed, complete with soft mattresses, LED TV, roomy bathroom, and a sizable desk for working away from home.

In your spare time, try the resort's spa services while overlooking the scenic Pantabangan Dam. Guests enjoy convenient access to the dam from a private path on site, where they can jet ski or go on a cruise aboard a bamboo raft.

Perched on a hill, the wind can get chilly here, especially in the evening. Be sure to pack a jacket!


The resort is currently on soft launch and is set to officially open on September 2018.


BEST HOTELS IN CABANATUAN


  • TOP STAR HOTEL

Address: PCG Building, KM 112, Maharlika Highway, Brgy. H. Concepcion, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
Contact number: (044) 940 8080/ +63-977-827-3572
Email address: reservations.topstar@yahoo.com
Rates: A room for two averages at P2,000.


Photo from Top Star Hotel's Facebook page

Located along Maharlika Highway, Top Star Hotel conveniently rests near SM City Cabanatuan, Robinson’s Mall and Pacific Mall and beside a bank and ATM machine. Opened in 2016, it is one of the newest boutique hotels in Cabanatuan - and the rooms are a testament to this. Patrons like its comfortable beds and clean and swanky interiors. All rooms afford an expansive view of the city some equipped with private balconies. A reservation also comes with complimentary slippers, bottled water, WiFi access, and toiletries. Be sure to check out the on-site restaurant, Star Cafe, which serves local and international fare.



  • HARVEST HOTEL

Address: 1179 Del Pilar Street, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
Contact numbers: (044) 950 8888/ +63917 539 6125
Website: www.theharvesthotel.com
Rates: Rooms range from P2,300 to P5,000+.



If you don’t mind spending a little more, book a room at Harvest  Hotel. The only 4-star hotel in the province, you can expect a  luxurious stay, unparalleled service and choice rooms that are bigger than any other in the city. Rooms and suites are furnished with flat-screen TV with cable, clothes rack and hair dryer, mini bar, fridge, marble bathroom and toilet, and designer toiletries.

Though Harvest Hotel is a favorite among corporate guests, it also has a large following among leisure travelers because of its amenities: swimming pool, banquet facilities, gym, and a restaurant serving international fare both indoors and al-fresco. The buffet breakfast is specially notable, consisting of diverse items like bototay and Western dishes.


  • MICROTEL BY WYNDHAM – CABANATUAN

Address: Sta. Arcadia, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
Contact number: +63 (44) 958 7777/ +63 (927) 804 2929/ 63 (02) 899 7171 (Manila sales office)
Email: sales@microtel.ph | reservations@microtel.ph
Website: www.microtel-cabanatuan.com
Rates: Rooms range from P2,000 to P3,500.

Photo from Microtel by Wyndham website


Part of the renowned Microtel Group budget hotel chains, you can expect that signature Microtel service at Microtel by Wyndham – Cabanatuan. The hotel rests in a quiet community, making it perfect for unwinding after a day of tours. Like its sister branches, it tends to attract young professionals and business travelers with its clean, contemporary and savvy design. Rooms provide adequate space and amenities for working away from home, such as high-speed internet access and a work desk. Or just simply relax and sink down to a queen-size, chiropractor-approved mattress while enjoying premium cable channels in your room. Free-flowing coffee and newspaper are available in the lobby.

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BEST HOTEL IN SANTA ROSA


HOTEL CONSUELO
Address: Maharlika Highway, Santa Rosa, Nueva Ecija
Contact number: (044) 4560394
Rates: You can get decent rooms that start under P1,000.



Built along Maharlika Highway, a stay at Hotel Consuelo makes sidetrips to nearby malls, dining outfits and attractions easy. This three-storey hotel offers spacious rooms with toiletries, towels, private bathroom, air conditioning with hot and cold shower, and complimentary breakfast. Some also have private balconies and a guest area in the common hall.

BEST HOTEL IN BONGABON


THE STONE HOUSE BY GIRON BOTANIC
Address: Bongabon- Dingalan Road, Barangay Curva, Bongabon , Nueva Ecija
Contact number: 09237365143/ 09174141649
Rates: P2,500/ night for a room for 2, and includes breakfast and a tour of Giron Botanic Gardens





Looking for a tranquil accommodations close to Bongabon's natural attractions? The Stone House fits the bill. Designed by Armando Giron (fondly called "Mama" by locals), the owner of Giron Botanic - one of Bongabon's prime tourist attractions - this modest B&B rests along the highway going to Dingalan, offering a sweeping view of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range and rice paddies.

The stone-hewned rooms are outfitted with air conditioning and basic amenities, including hot and cold shower, work desk, and comfortable bed. Guests also get a complimentary tour of Giron Botanic and breakfast in the garden. Mama cooks the best tinumis in town. Request it whenever you're staying!

Tours to neighboring attractions such as Mt. Dilalam can be arranged, too.


This article first appeared in Northbound Magazine's Issue 20. Highland Bali and The Stone House have been added thereafter. 

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