Looking for a place to stay in Vigan with the best
location? The mansion with the address No. 1 Crisologo
Street should do the trick.
Being located at the entrance of the historic Crisologo
Street, the Aniceto Mansion has an enviable location.
is at the center of Viganís cultural city, right in
front of the Plaza Burgos. Staying there would really
give you a feel of how it was to be an illustrado during
the Spanish time, awakened in the morning by the
resounding bell of the Saint Paul Cathedral just beside
The homes of rich people during the Spanish time were
located around the plaza surrounding the church and the
administrative buildings. The farther your home is from
the plaza means that your family has lesser prominence
during that time.
The Aniceto Mansion used to be the residence of
political and literary figure Don Mena Crisologo.
connection to Viganís rich and historic families does
not end there. The mansion which was built in 1840
owned by Leona Florentinoís father. Leona Florentino was
a poetess whose works were recognized by the world even
before they were recognized by her countrymen.
The reason why it is now called the Aniceto Mansion is
because ownership of the mansion is now with the Aniceto
family who restored it. They have operated the mansion
as a hotel for Vigan visitors since 1989.
The owners aim to ensure that guests of the Aniceto
Mansion would have the best house experience.
maintained its old-world charm by keeping the prominent
displays of family portraits that add character
mansion. Visitors have a choice of meandering through
the main rooms filled with Ilocano antique
decors, or watch the plaza scenes through the opened
wide, capiz-shell windows while sitting in
of one of the rooms.
The Aniceto Mansionís 26 bedrooms have cable television,
telephone and hot and cold running water.
They also have
a function room suited for celebrations and seminars,
and an ample parking area.
Like other larger size lodging places in Vigan, the
Aniceto Mansion also has its own dining place called
Cafť Florecita where guests and non-guests can partake
of Vigan food. All Aniceto rooms are in keeping with the
Ilocano-Spanish interiors. Guests may also want to check
out the wishing well found there.
It is a great place to stay for young families as
children below two years old can stay for free, while
those from three to 11 years old are only charged for
half of the adult rate.