Budget hotel for Dumaguete’s gentle peopleBy Theresa S. Samaniego
Philippine Daily Inquirer
It is not surprising that Dumaguete, regarded as the “city of the gentle people,” has continuously lured both local and foreign visitors to this side of Negros Oriental.
From the surrounding mountains, sea and caves, along with other attractions to pass time, Dumaguete has never failed to draw in throngs of crowds. First-time visitors can choose from a string of activities like dolphin and whale watching in Bais Bay, diving in Apo Island, or climbing the famed Mount Kanlaon. As the capital of Negros Oriental, Dumaguete City is also the perfect jump-off point to surrounding islands, towns and cities.
With its inviting, mystical charm, this city has even enthralled some of the visitors so much that a number of them have actually opted to stay behind and settle down.
Recently, one property developer was also charmed by this province and like its previous visitors, decided to put up a cozy resting place for souls who would likewise fall for the same spell.
Robinsons Land Corp. recently opened its Gohotels.ph Dumaguete to provide visitors who just want to indulge in the unspoiled terrains, diving spots and general sense of beauty a budget hotel that has all the necessary comforts needed by vacationers.
Gohotels.ph’s arrival in Dumaguete City has made the trip to this part of the province now more exciting and enjoyable.
Located within the Robinsons Place Dumaguete Complex, the Gohetls.ph Dumaguete branch is capable of providing visitors the best of two worlds—the charm of the city where it is located, and the modern convenience of a budget hotel.
A value-for-money budget hotel, Gohotels.ph follows the same ‘early booking, lower rates’ setup which made its Manila counterpart famous among constant travelers.
This RLC chain’s variable pricing scheme is considered a first in the hotel industry and was inspired by the setup commonly practiced by airlines, which rewards lowest available rates to the traveler with the quickest click.
8 smart reasons, features
Gohotels.ph Dumaguete is currently offering inviting rates that start from P388 to P1,888. And since this tourist hub carries the Gohotels.ph brand, vacationers are assured of the chain’s eight smart reasons and features that are unique to this hotel.
First is the availability of Windsor beds that have 100-percent cotton sheets and comfy duvet and pillows that assure every guest of first-class slumber all throughout their stay. The modern bathrooms, the hot and cold showers, sleek fixtures and complimentary toiletry kits would meanwhile assure vacationers of a refreshing stay.
Although a budget hotel, guests need not dole out an extra amount for Internet access as each room has a complementary Wi-Fi access, nor should they spend more to catch late night programs, as hotel rooms and lounge areas are equipped with LCD cable TVs.
More importantly, visitors are assured of a worry-free stay as each room will have safety deposit boxes for the safe keep of every guest’s valuables.
Gohotels.ph Dumaguete is also within easy access to key areas like the airport, which is 20 minutes away from the hotel, the seaport (10-15 minutes away) and the bus terminal, which is five minutes away. This makes Dumaguete a great jump-off point for other destinations such as Cebu and Siquijor.
And with the comfort of guests as top of the mind consideration, the hotel has also partnered with local travel agency, Maganda Travel and Tours for different travel options of the province’s top tourist spots.
Hiring a van to go around the city and enjoy the sites is likewise easy and hassle-free via Cartronix, which holds office in the gohotels.ph Dumaguete lobby.
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