For city dwellers toiling under the metro’s sweltering heat, Baguio invariably evokes the delights of a cool mountain hideaway. The Pine City’s various charms become even more enticing when Camp John Hay swings its doors open to tourists, travelers and those bitten with wanderlust at extremely pocket-friendly prices. Billed "Irresistible Baguio," the promo gives guests the chance to enjoy a two-night stay at the elegant The Manor Hotel at a super-slashed 50 percent off publish rates.
From June to September 2006 visitors can avail of The Manor’s well-appointed rooms at the following special rates: Superior rooms — P2,150, deluxe rooms – P2,400.00, one-bedroom suits – P3,150,00, two-bedroom suits – P4,650, and the honeymoon cottage – P5,000. Room rates are subject to 12 percent VAT.
All the rooms are equipped with modern amenities such as cable TV, IDD/NDD phone system with Internet access, fully stocked refrigerator, hot/cold shower, electronic in-room safe, coffee and tea making machine and electrical outlet: 220V. The main lobby area features a café/restaurant and a lounge adorned by a large fireplace.
Gourmets and gourmands will delight to know that The Manor’s dining outlets offer the best in haute cuisine, fine wines and topnotch entertainment under the management of imaginative chef patron Billy King who personally oversees the Manor’s food and beverage facilities.
To provide guests and local executives a place to combine business with pleasure, the Business Center is equipped with modern facilities such as Internet, personal computer, photocopying and fax machine and provides secretariat services. After an exhausting day at work or from playing a round of gold, refresh your senses and pamper yourself with a massage, Jacuzzi or sauna at the Palm Garden Health Spa.
Golfing enthusiasts, will, of course, have the chance to show their mettle at the 18-hole, par 69 golf course designed by the Golden Bear International of Jack Nicklaus. There is also an 18-hole mini golf for children, an outdoor skating rink for roller and in-line skating, picnic grounds, an indoor recreation hall with billiards and video games, and two-kilometer eco-trail that leads to scenic picnic areas and a lush botanical preserve.
Outside, the city beckons with its thousand-and-one-delights: The famous ukay-ukay markets for bargain hunters, the romantic coffee shops and restaurants for food trippers, the galleries and artist’s village for art lovers, and the city’s lovely parks for couples who simply wish to keep the romance ablaze. After all, Baguio embraces one and all.