Bohol is considered an island paradise when it comes to vacation in the Philippines and the capital city is Tagbilaran City. It is less than 700 kilometers towards the southeast of Manila and a closer distance of 72 kilometers from Cebu City. About 14 kilometers of beaches are in Bohol and to maximize one’s vacation, it’s imperative to find a good hotel when in Tagbilaran City.
Bohol Tropics Resort Club
The Bohol Tropics Resort Club is a 3-star hotel in Tagbilaran City which boasts of the convergence of charm and hospitality. The rooms at this Tagbilaran hotel are meticulously designed by a panel of interior designers and the architects made sure that many of the guest rooms look out to the beauty of the Tagbilaran Bay. The rooms at Bohol Tropics Resort Club are very large and can comfortably accommodate 4 people although the protocol for the standard and deluxe rooms is that only two people are allowed. This Tagbilaran hotel also has large swimming pools that are meant for children and adults alike, elegantly separated by a wading pool. Room rates start at Php 4,235 for Bohol Tropics Resort Club and its most expensive suite with a triple bed is Php 5,305. One might wince at the prices but this is actually very affordable because these rates are not just for an overnight accommodation. The rates include lodging for 3 days and 2 nights at the Bohol Tropics Resort Club, a tour of the Chocolate Hills and the country side, lunch while on a river cruise, breakfast daily and use of all the facilities of this Tagbilaran hotel.
Hotel La Roca
Also found in Tagbilaran City a couple of meters away from Bohol Tropics Resort Club is Hotel La Roca. The facilities of this Tagbilaran hotel are comparable to a 4-star one with 2 restaurants, a swimming pool, a convention hall, a poolside patio and a secure parking lot that can accommodate up to 30 cars. Hotel La Roca is less than 10 minutes away from major destinations in Tagbilaran City and a shorter distance from the airport or the seaport. This Tagbilaran hotel only has 2 stories and 25 rooms and most of the time small families and travelers stay here. Rates at the Hotel La Roca start at Php 3,750 for a package for 3 days and 2 nights and that is for a deluxe twin room. The package for Hotel La Roca includes tours of the city and complimentary breakfast during one’s stay.
It’s impossible to say whether Hotel La Roca or Bohol Tropics Resort Club is the better Tagbilaran hotel to stay at because these are both very good hotels and there are many more in the city. The decision really boils down to what the guest needs during the time that one is in Tagbilaran City.