Nothing beats a clean, homey budget-friendly hotel, especially if it’s in the midst of an exciting location. Apart from serving travelers, hotels are now staycation havens for locals.
Perky blue and white room
Relax and experience the city vibe without the hassles of traffic and parking spaces. Book a reasonably-priced room, activate Google map and off you go.
Hop Inn the Thailand-based budget hotel chain recently opened in Makati Avenue and those who wish to experience life in this part of town, can book a room for the weekend for only —– Php 1720 ++ for a standard or twin room. Rates could go as low as Php 1500++ depending on the booking dates.
Hop Inn Hotel Makati Avenue’s has 144 air-conditioned rooms, brightly done in blue and white. The room itself easily perks one’s mood. Rooms come with cable TV, hot and cold power shower, a workstation, a hair dryer, and other room extras. Guests are also entitled to free Wi-Fi, cable TV, hot and cold power shower, a workstation, a hair dryer, and other room extras.
Hop Inn is just one of the many properties owned by the Erawan Group Thailand’s leading hotel investment company. With a diversified property portfolio that includes luxury, midscale, economy and budget hotels across Thailand, the company plans to open Hop Inn hotels in Aseana, Alabang and Tomas Morato. It is also looking into key cities in Visayas and Mindanao.
All Hop Inn hotels boast of a hassle-free check-in process. And because it is known for its top-of-the-line cleanliness, eating is not allowed in the rooms. But who cares right? Hop Inn Makati Avenue is a short distance away from popular restaurants, shopping mall and other entertainment places.
Should you decided to embark on a Hop Inn staycation make sure to visit the Great Burger Truck Garage in 8491 Kalayaan Ave. If you like home style burgers try their all-beef classic, and if you are really hungry, have a taste of the Great Burger Double, two patties, twice the fun.
Rooftop bar at City Garden
For a comfort food, coffee or early evening drinks check out Commune in Polaris st. They serve very good coffee (owner is a coffee aficionado) light meals and desserts.
Chill out at Commune (photo from Commune FB)
Since it’s a weekend, drinks over acoustic music is must. Bask in the view of Makati, while sipping your drink at Firefly, the roof deck bar at City Garden hotel. Fancy watching a movie? Century Mall is just a few steps away while foodies in search of real treat can check out the other specialty restaurants in Poblacion Makati.
A Makati Avenue staycation can spice up your usual weekend activity. If you are suddenly blessed with a work-free Saturday, leave all the stress behind and experience the city.