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View Park Lodge – Journey Up

Tagaytay is at all times a favourite weekend vacation spot for households wanting to flee the summer time warmth in Metro Manila. Whilst you can simply go to on a day journey, you too can lengthen your journey and keep in a single day so you possibly can have extra time to go round, attempt new eating places, or simply benefit from the cooler climate.

Throughout our final journey to Tagaytay in March 2023 to do the Taal Lake Bike Loop, we stayed a few nights at View Park Lodge, a chic but inexpensive boutique lodge.

We first got here throughout the lodge final yr whereas ingesting in Siglo Brew, a restaurant inside the premises that serves native espresso and craft beer and favored the vibe, so we bookmarked the place for our subsequent keep. 

Established in 2007, View Park Lodge Tagaytay provides an enthralling mixture of Asian and Neo-Italian structure and interiors. Upon evaluating charges to different common lodge properties in Tagaytay, the rooms appeared typically inexpensive for two pax, and the place had a cozier and romantic vibe in comparison with the same old accommodations. 


Attending to Tagaytay is normally a few two-hour drive from Metro Manila. View Park Lodge is conveniently located throughout Tagaytay Picnic Grove, providing easy accessibility to the town’s most well-known vacationer spots and eating choices.

Rated as a 3 star-hotel, the property gives visitors with entry to therapeutic massage, restaurant, and spa on-site.


View Park Lodge has a number of room sorts together with normal, premier, and junior suite, and extra in the primary constructing and annex, with the annex rooms barely cheaper. We booked a a premier room in the primary constructing (24 sqm), which comes with complimentary breakfast for 2, Wi-Fi, complimentary bottled water, slippers, cold and warm bathe, bathtub tub in chosen rooms, room secure, fridge/minibar, and welcome drink.

The usual room normally begins at P3,000 for two pax per whereas premier rooms begin at P3,800 per evening primarily based on their web site charges, however I bought the room at a reduced price by Agoda and solely needed to pay about P2,500 an evening. (Ebook right here).

The room we stayed in was cozy and cozy with personalised touches that made it stand out from the same old lodge rooms. It had all of the fundamentals you want from a lodge room and a really spacious lavatory. 

The annex, a contemporary constructing in the back of the primary lodge advanced, has bigger rooms for households. The lodge additionally provides household rooms good for 10 for P10,000 and 20 pax for P20,000 per evening or P1,000 per head.

For individuals who desire a extra luxurious keep, the lodge additionally provides an government suite (P6,800 for two pax) and Presidential Suite (P12,000 for two pax).

Swimming Swimming pools

View Park Lodge has two swimming swimming pools on the premises. There’s a small pool proper subsequent to the cafe and al fresco lounge space.

A bigger pool is situated in entrance of the primary annex constructing. Regardless of the cooler climate in Tagaytay, it could possibly nonetheless get fairly scorching throughout the summer time months, so having a pool to chill down within the mornings is at all times welcome.


View Park Lodge has a few on-site eating places and serves complimentary breakfast, which you’ll be able to take within the consolation of your rooms or within the poolside space. The alternatives had been the same old assortment of American Breakfast (Bacon with Eggs and toast), Tapislog, Corned Beef, and extra. 

The principle restaurant Siglo Fashionable Filipino Restaurant serves Filipino and Asian staples for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

For lunch earlier than testing, we dined on the important restaurant and tried the Crispy Tilapia and Poqui Poqui (a smoky eggplant dish from the Ilocos area). Each had been fairly good and priced moderately so far as Tagaytay costs go.

In case you’re on a workation, Siglo Cafe provides an important spot to atone for work. Throughout afternoons, you possibly can attempt native espresso from totally different elements of the Philippines, pastries, and desserts.

At evening, the veranda space provides a laid-back spot to benefit from the mountain breeze with craft beer and light-weight bar chow. They provide beer flights and common glasses of specialty brews together with Taal IPA, Pinya Cream Ale, Sinag Pilsner, Barako Stout and a few savory snacks.

View Park Lodge served as a superb base for our Tagaytay staycation. From right here, we had been in a position to entry the lakeside cities of Taal extra simply for our bike journey. We additionally had been in a position to take a look at some new eating spots like Papa Bolo, a brand new brewery within the space. Total, it was a nice keep.

I favored the vibe of the place. It didn’t really feel too crowded like the larger accommodations within the space, and the lodge employees had been very accommodating. I wouldn’t thoughts staying right here once more sooner or later with household or pals.


The lodge has a devoted parking space subsequent to the restaurant for a couple of automobiles, with a smaller and tighter parking space beneath for checked-in visitors. Since we introduced bikes on our journey, I appreciated the safe parking set-up. We simply locked our bikes subsequent to the residing quarters of the guardhouse close to the rooms. 

How one can ebook

You’ll be able to reserve room stays straight on their web site or ebook discounted rooms at View Park Lodge in Tagaytay through Agoda right here.

Issues to do in Tagaytay

  • Tagaytay Picnic Grove
  • Sky Ranch Tagaytay
  • Paradizoo 
  • Folks’s Park within the Sky
  • Tagaytay Highlands
  • Crosswinds Tagaytay
  • Zoori at Residence Inn
  • Queens Strawberry Farm
  • Qi Wellness Residing and Eating
  • Drive right down to Taal Lake

Try my separate posts for issues to do in Tagaytay and my highway journey information that includes some new al fresco spots to go to.

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