Davao, an hour and a half away from Manila has become a well developed and competitive region. Businesses are thriving in Davao and the influx of tourists increase every year. It is therefore not a surprise that there are 5-star hotels and resorts to choose from in Davao.
The Marco Polo Davao
The Marco Polo Davao is a 5-star hotel under the Marco Polo group that has excellent facilities such as a business center, a gym of its own, a spa, a recreation area and a large swimming pool. If one wants to feel rejuvenated at the end of a long day or is preparing for a challenging day, Marco Polo Davao would be the place to stay.
Rooms at the Marco Polo Davao are tastefully decorated and most of them look out to Mount Apo. This is a large hotel with 245 rooms and rates start at Php 4,000. Located on Recto Street, the Marco Polo Davao is right in the center of the capital and provides instant access to the booming commercial district.
Green View Palace
If something a little more affordable is what one is after, then the obvious option from the Marco Polo Davao is Green View Palace. Green View Palace does not feel so much like a hotel unlike Marco Polo Davao and can be likened more to one’s apartment at home. A mere 15 minutes away from the airport, Green View Palace offers a different type of accommodation and their fully self contained units are designed for big groups traveling together and families. The guest can opt for either a one, two or three bedroom suite and all have its own living room. The common area at Green View Palace is the reception aside from their first class amenities. There is Internet access in their business center, a swimming pool with a wading pool for the children, secure parking, a sun deck roof and among they offer laundry services.
One of the things one might particularly enjoy about Green View Palace is its dedication to preserving the environment and minimizing its negative impact on it. Green View Palace has lush gardens and fully support Davao’s effort to become the cleanest city in the Philippines. Room rates at this hotel start at Php 3,000 and that is very affordable for a self contained apartment. So if one wants to simulate the feeling of home, Green View Palace is the place to stay at.