ease and comfort at lancaster

lancaster hotel manila is a condotel located conveniently along shaw boulevard in mandaluyong city.  of all the condotels i have tried, this is one that i have returned to stay again due to its accessibility and affordable rates.

it is walking distance to the metro rail transit and nearby malls like sm megamall and rustan’s shangri-la plaza.  it might be difficult to get a taxi on rush hours considering the area is in shaw boulevard where there is expected traffic to crossing edsa.

though the hotel is not new, they have still maintained its rich amd modern furnishings.  here are the two room types i stayed in.

the one bedroom executive suite has an ample space to entertain guests.  internet is provided through LAN connection.  i just wonder why they still do not have wireless network in the rooms, anyway as long as i have a net connection it’s no problem for me.

the toilet and bath has available toiletries and is clean.  the bedroom is quite small but the bed and the sheets was comfy.

the studio type junior suite has the same functionality as the one-bedroom executive suite.

lancaster has mixed reviews at tripadvisor, but the thing is i have been to some hotels on the same rate that is far worst.  their breakfast buffet is average and service at the front desk may get slow sometimes (but a little follow-up will do).

the new horizon hotel

if you are looking for a place to stay for a night along edsa between ortigas and the makati business district, the new horizon hotel is one choice you can make that i would recommend. in boni avenue corner edsa in mandaluyong city, the hotel has good access of public transportation whether you want to ride the bus, a taxi or use the metro rail transit.

Hotels in Mandaluyong offer high-quality accommodations, facilities, and services – but they all come with an exorbitant tag price. New Horizon Hotel Mandaluyong provides equally-excellent business, banquet, dining, and lodging amenities guaranteed not to break your budget.

Enjoy New Horizon Hotel’s European atmosphere and personalized service plus avail of promos that give you the chance to take your loved ones to a simple getaway and live and dine in style.

there was a promo room rate when i checked-in at this hotel which included the buffet breakfast. i got a spacious bedroom with a two-seater sofa, small dining table and a writing desk. the bathroom is clean with complimentary toiletries.

i found out they have broadband internet in the room – and it’s free! all the hotels i visited in ortigas center were charging like P400 to P500 per stay to have net access, which is obviously a total rip-off.

buffet breakfast is available at their restaurant, picasso’s place. brewed coffee was great, food was pescetarian-friendly so i was happy. i also pocketed like six tea bags of twining’s, lol!

this is the last of the series of hotels i visited that i have blogged – for now. 😉