Azalea Residences | Where to stay in Baguio

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I've been coming to Baguio ever since I was 2 years old for the summers. I thought that I had seen it all, and that the only new thing that I would get to appreciate is the Strawberry Taho and Strawberry Ice Cream that everyone's been crazy about lately.

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Turns out I am very sorely MISTAKEN. So come with me, and let me take you to my journey of seeing Baguio in a New Light.

Azalea Hotel And Residences

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When going to Baguio, you would need a place to check in for the cold nights. A place where you can snuggle. Or keep warm under the covers in the cool mountain breeze that Baguio brings. A place you can call not just your room, but your holiday haven, your Home, if you will.

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Azalea Hotels and Residences gave us just that, and more. Located in Leonard Wood Loop, (a few minutes walk away from Teacher's Camp), location is great as it is quite near your usual city hotspots for checking out new restaurants along the area, and even clubbing and what not. Having a 4 star rating for being the first serviced apartment- hotel in Baguio City, Azalea Baguio your next holiday haven.

Tradisyon Restaurant in Azalea Residences

We were welcomed with a very hearty lunch from their in house restaurant, Tradisyon, and they stay true to the motto of Pinoy Comfort Food.

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We were served Ginataang Kalabasa and Okra, Stir fried Squid, Chiken Inasal, Pork Sinigang and the pahabol na Kare Kare.


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The simplicity of this dish is what made it taste so special. No frills and stays true to it's natural veggie flavors, this Veggies in Coconut Milk is a true Comfort Food. :)

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I say pahabol to the Karekare because it was given to us after everything else is already served. Thus I wasn't able to get you guys an awesome food shot like the other dishes cause I was already eating at that point.

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Dessert is presented to us in the form of a really decadent Carrot Cup Cake with walnuts and a strawberry and cream cheese topping.

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Sweet Strawberry juice to start our Azalea Baguio Summer Getaway

They offer buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But if you want a quick drink or maybe 3, 8 Degrees Lounge is an easy access to your cocktail fix. The place is called 8 Degrees by the way in remembrance to the lowest temperature ever recorded in Baguio City, which coincidentally is 8°.

Side story: We were already late for lunch when we got there because there's a heavy traffic buildup at Kennon Road, just after you pass the Big Ole Lion Statue. Yes folks, hindi lang sa EDSA #MayForever, you can also find it sa Kennon Road going to Baguio City. XD


Rooms and Rates in Azalea


Azalea_Baguio_EOS-7610 This is how a 2-bedroom suite looks like... This is the sofa bed, one door to the left of the photo is a room and my room is to the right door in the photo.

Above and below are photos from our two bedroom suite when we stayed in Azalea. If the two bedroom suite is spacious enough for 8 people from my point of view, I imagine all rooms in Azalea to be really big and worth it for the price. It feels much like a more affordable version of the Manor in Camp John Hay to be honest.

After that we were presented to our rooms. Azalea Residences Baguio is inspired by a ski resort lodge. Below are their published rates, but if you go and book earlier, like at least a month before, you can get up to 50% discounts. The link to get 50% off is below the rates.
  • 46 Deluxe Multi Occupant Suite Rooms: Good for 2 Adults and 2 Kids/ 3 Adults
    • Superior Rooms: 5,357 Php for non peak season | 6,250Php for Peak Season
    • Premier Hotel Room (No Balcony):  6,696Php for non peak season | 7,589 Php for peak season
    • Deluxe Hotel Room with Balcony : 7,142 Php for non peak | 8,035 Php for peak season
    • Premier Hotel Room with Front Balcony : 8,482 Php for non peak | 9,375 Php for Peak season
  • 17 One Bedroom Suite: Good for 2 adults and 2 kids or 4 adults
    • No Balcony: 9,375 Php for non peak | 10,267 Php for Peak Season
    • With Balcony:  10,267 Php for non peak | 11,160 for peak season
  • 33 Two Bedroom Suite : Good for 4 adults and 2 kids or 6 adults
    • Back Balcony : 12,500 Php for non peak | 13,392 Php for peak season
    • Front Balcony: 14,285 Php for non peak | 15,178 Php for peak season
  • 3 Three Bedroom Suite with balcony : Good for 6 Adults and 2 kids or 8 Adults
    •  16,071 Php for non peak | 17,857 Php for peak season

Azalea is designed for Family Fun, Group Getaway vacations, hence the fully furnished rooms with kitchen and living room facilities. Yeah guys, you can cook rice or whatever dish you fancy if you don't feel like eating out, or if you're a mom on a budget, cause they have working stoves, rice cookers and complete kitchen and dining utensils! Cooking something up with the family is a great bonding experience!


Our room is a 2 bedroom suite with a back view balcony (can accommodate up to 6 adults), and we were only 4 in the room hence the big space and room for privacy. Most of their rooms have the same comfy ambiance, and can accommodate a lot of people, depending on the size of the room you got.  I really love hotels that adorn white/cream walls by the way as it gives the illusion of more space and it makes me feel at peace. :).

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Here's my cozy bedroom, fully equipped with cable tv and wifi for the guests! All I wish now is a cuddle from Pichi for my Cool Baguio nights, but I'll have to make do with the very comfy and warm pillows and comforter that they have. :3

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The lavish bathroom is not to be missed! It really surpassed my standards for being a great and awesome bathroom.

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Travel Fact: You can tell if the place you're staying at is great if you have an awesome, clean bathroom, fully equipped with working heater for the showers. ;)

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Complimentary basket of fruits for the guests! Yay for Bananas and Strawberries! :3

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And oh I am loving this big cozy swivel chair, perfect for just chilling and basking in the Baguio scenery. And as with most hotels in Baguio City, you don't need the A/C cause the chilly weather of the City of Pines is enough. :)

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Azalea Hotels and Residences Baguio also has a number of spacious function halls and meeting rooms for your events, valet parking and car hire service, as well as a lavish garden and a cute, spacious playground for your kids and kids at heart to enjoy!

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By the way, if you're looking for more discounts, guests can call Azalea's "Tawad Hotline" 450-1151 and book their rooms. There are discounted rates and promos available depending on the day you book and the day you will stay. #FrugalMommy! ;)


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Azalea Hotels and Residences also offers tours around another side of Baguio. While we all usually know about Burnham Park, Wright Park or Camp John Hay, there is more to this city than the said tourist spots. Check out their website below to see their latest deals.

It is quite refreshing and that alone makes it perfect for a Family Fun Weekend Getaway, or even just a great barkada group getaway bonding experience.

I would definitely recommend that you stay here and experience the warm hospitality and great suites that they have. Azalea Residences and Baguio indeed holds something different for everyone, see what it has for you. :)

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For more information on Azalea Hotels and Residences, you can check out their Facebook and website.

PS: I will post more of my Baguio Summer Adventure, as one article will be way too lengthy if I stuff it all here.

Azalea Hotel and Residences

7 Leonard Wood Rd, Baguio, 2600 Benguet
www.azaleabaguio.com
https://www.facebook.com/AzaleaResidencesBaguioCity/
 (074) 424 8712


20 comments:

  1. I had lived in Baguio for a decade but even I get surprised of its hidden treasures.The place you stayed in looks cozy.I love the pictures! Hopefully I get to visit Baguio this summer.

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  2. This journey is so uplifting. All those dishes! I've watched the video too and what a nice music, it's so happy and energetic. I love this trip so much, I loved to see how the world is on the other side and you just took me there. Amazing post about the Azalea Hotels and Residences!

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  3. Wow Sabine, thank you so much for watching my video! I tried to capture the moments and how each place took me away from the usual urban life... Looking back, it made me want to continue the journey of traveling (with my kids this time :D ), and please expect that on the next travel posts I'll try to create more better videos than what I have done. I'm really excited as well to use a new medium for showing you guys my experiences aside from my usual photos.. Hopefully, you can get the chance to come visit here on the other side sometime, yes? :)

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  4. ili-Likha Artist Village and Tam-Awan Garden in the Sky are now a couple of the places that I would drag my parents to when we come back here... So that they can also see and feel for themselves the cultural side of baguio and not just the usual touristy spots. :)

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  5. Azalea sure did know how to treat guests like kings and queens. Its a nice option considering that they have the tawad hotline, top.

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  6. This is so lovely! I am glad you went back to try again and give it a fresh start. Your images are beautiful. And I love their philosophy of art, you can make it out of anything, inspired by anything!!

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  7. As always, I enjoy seeing photos of Baguio. By the way, it occurred to me Azalea really is much like condo living. Anyway, for anyone who has never been to Baguio, there are so many places to see. I will be back there next year I hope.

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  8. This place was beautiful! The rooms were huge and like little apartments instead of just casual place to stay. What really got me was the food! I mean, every single plate of food looked amazing. I love when you are traveling and there are places around that you can go explore like this town with all of the stores and cafes. It looked like a fun trip!

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  9. This shows me that I still have many things to explore in Baguio. I should really plan to go back there soon. I'm so impressed about your finds, I mean, I didn't even know about that Ili-Likha Artist Village. It is so cool! I wanna go there. Also in Tam-Awan village, I've never been there too.

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  10. yeah.. it's like renting out a spacious condo for you and your family. and by spacious I'm talking about around 40 sqm for their 1 bedroom suite. :)

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  11. The summer capital of the Philippines! I just read that the temperature can reach up to 51-degree C and Baguio is a great escape. All your food photos are enough for me for this visit. You explored a lot, girl! More safe travels!

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  12. I visited Baguio many times already but I haven't been to the places you posted here. What I love in the place is the weather especially when it is sunny yet cold! Hope to visit the Baguio again soonest with my daughter and hubby.

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  13. Everything looks amazing! All that food, spacious rooms.. i love how they think about children too and have a playground. And i agree with what you said about bathrooms, haha. If they have a nice bathroom you know it's going to be great :D

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  14. What a wonderful journey you embarked on and your pictures have taken me there with you! All the food you had looks incredible and the Azalea hotels and residence is so inviting! I've never heard of Baguio before and I love reading about new places

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  15. […] guests checked in Azalea Residences Baguio, they offer tour packages,like this, alongside the Artist Villages I have visited the day before for your family or group getaway. Just approach any of their staff, or ask about it when […]

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  16. Baguio was one of my first out-of-town trips, and to this day it remains one of my most cherished memories. We went to Tam-Awan Village but this is the first time I've heard of Ili-Likha Artist Village. It's like every time I read about Baguio, there's a new artsy cafe or cultural spots I haven't heard of before. Hmm.. maybe it's time to go back?

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  17. Azalea Residences indeed looks like a holiday heaven. The rooms look nice and so do the meals served.
    The wooded details look very authentic. And of course you look very happy there so I guess this place is definitely great.

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  18. We went up to Baguio a couple of times last year-after probably a decade of not visiting-and we absolutely had no clue what to do! So we ended up eating in the same old restaurants and checking out the same old stores. This blog post is pretty interesting because I haven't been to any of the places you mentioned. I'm especially interested in the Artist's village. Now I'm raring to visit again. Thanks so much!

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  19. You're welcome for the new suggestions sis! :) Hope that you get there again safely soon :)

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  20. You seem to have had a lot of fun in just one day. I would love to visit those artsy villages, they look so interesting. I like the "painting" with the two guns, I wonder what is the story behind it. The food also looks delicious!

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