Java Hotel in Laoag, Ilocos Norte: A Balinese Moroccan Getaway in the North
As one of the most popular hotels in town, Java Hotel is known for its attractive Balinese Moroccan inspired architectural design that has captured the attention of many tourists who pass by the hotel for its alluring beauty and homey look.
Java Hotel’s Balinese Moroccan inspired architecture / IMAGE Java Hotel’s Facebook Page
Its Balinese-Moroccan architecture is well complemented with a touch of Spanish-Ilocano styles for the design where old meets the new. At the entrance, Java Hotel welcomes you with their modern giant hut accented by an old Anahaw-thatched roof.
The inside is a combination of an old and new structure such as a modernized giant hut accented by an old Anahaw-thatched roof
Inside, you’ll see fifty rooms along with a souvenir shop, a tennis court, a fitness gym, swimming pool, function halls, and the only wall climbing facility in Laoag City.
Guests can enjoy access to Java Hotel’s Swimming Pool
There is also a fitness gym inside so you can make sure to stay fit while on vacation
For rooms, pairs who wish to have two separate beds can check out the Standard Twin Bed (Php 2,439/night) complete with air-condition, bathroom amenities, cable TV, minibar, complimentary wifi, private balcony, and of course, breakfast for two at Eagle’s Nest.
Standard Twin Bed (Php 2,439/night)
For a bigger space, you can also check out the Deluxe Twin Room (Php 2,873/night) where you can choose either to get the double bed or get the twin bed size. It also comes with air-condition, bathroom amenities, cable TV, minibar, complimentary wifi, private balcony, and of course, breakfast for two.
Deluxe Twin Room (Php 2,873/night)
For Suites, they have the Junior, Executive, and Presidential. The Junior Suite (Php 3,555/night) has the same features as the Standard and Deluxe room but it comes with a bathtub and a queen-sized matrimonial bed perfect for couples. The Executive Suite (Php 4,131/night) on the other hand, has two queen-sized matrimonial bed.
Junior Suite (Php 3,555/night)
For the Presidential Suite (Php 7,245/night) you’ll get a private living and dining room along with one king-sized bed. For bigger families, you might want to try the Dormitory Room (Php 6,077.50/night) with five double decks and four single beds that can accommodate up to fourteen persons.
Note that the hotel which has up to 4 floors, has no elevators so those visiting with elders must be advised.
All of these rooms are fully air conditioned with hot and cold shower plus bathroom amenities, a cable tv, a coffee and tea making facilities, wifi, plus free use of hotel swimming pool, tennis court and fitness gym and a complimentary breakfast at Eagle’s Nest.
Eagle’s Nest Bar and Restaurant is the in-house restaurant of Java Hotel
Eagle’s Nest Bar and Restaurant is the in-house restaurant of Java Hotel which resembles the hotel’s native Ilocano dwelling such as a nipa hut where they serve delectable Ilocano cuisines.
The restaurant is in an outdoor setting but it has an anahaw-thatched roof to cover the place. The wooden interiors, tables, and chairs speak so native, close to home, which is why a lot of locals want to dine in here especially that they have really delicious home cooked meals.
For families with kids, Java Hotel is perfect for your adventurous and energetic kids as it houses a playground as well as a wall climbing facility.
A Balinese-Moroccan with Spanish-Ilocano touch, Java Hotel takes you to places within your reach.
How to get here:
- By car: From Laoag City town proper, head southeast on J. P. Rizal St and turn left to Gen. Segundo Ave/Pan-Philippine Hwy. For about 1.8km, you will find Java Hotel on the right side behind Caltex.
Address: Gen. Segundo Ave., Brgy. 55-B Salet, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte (behind Caltex Gas Station)
Operating Hours: 24-hour reception: You can arrive any time you like but rooms are ready at 3:00pm
TEL: (077) 770-5996 to 97 or (02) 246-1010
Mobile: 0917-500-5282 or 0939-916-5800 or 0922-803-5282
This first appeared in Philippine Primer Japanese Magazine’s March 2019 issue.