Vigan Heritage Mansion
One of the best places to stay in when in Vigan is
the Vigan Heritage Mansion located on Liberation
Boulevard. It is a hotel that offers guests all the
modern comforts a traveler might require while still
providing them with the experience and feel of living in
a 19th century mansion.
The original abode was the home of the late Ilocos Sur
Governor Pedro Singson and was built in 1885. Governor
Singson not only served as governor of Ilocos Sur for
three terms including one during the administration of
President Elpidio Quirino, he was also appointed as
technical assistant to the president. Governor Singson
also brought honor to the country as a Social Security
commissioner who became vice-president of the Fourth
World Congress of the Organizacion Iberoamericana de la
Seguridad Socialís first technical commission.
Governor Singson was a brilliant student, who became a
lawyer at the age of 22 and a Congress representative of
Ilocos Surís first district before he reached the age of
30. After he left the political arena, he practiced his
law profession until 1991 at the age of 87, when he
The full restoration of his ancestral home was
undertaken by his daughter, Julie Singson Manahan.
Manahanís efforts on the improvement of their 118-year
old home are her contribution to the preservation of the
great cultural heritage of Vigan.
From its rooftop, guests can enjoy an enthralling view
of the heritage homes along Crisologo Street whether by
day or at night, while having a drink from the mansionís
bar located in the roof deck. It is one of the best
places to hang out and unwind.
Whether guests come alone or in groups, the Vigan
Heritage Mansionís fully-airconditioned rooms can
accommodate them. The mansion can serve up to 45 guests.
It has a hall that converts into a conference area that
companies can reserve for their trainings and seminar
needs. The mansionís dining room also serves as a
wonderful venue for the sampling of authentic Vigan
The best thing about the Vigan Heritage Mansion is the
good feedback it has received from past guests.
known for having one of the most accommodating and
gracious staff. They allow early check-in and late
check-out depending on the availability of rooms.
Its rooms range from dormitory Ėstyle ones that can
accommodate 10 guests, family rooms for four to eight
members and standard rooms for three to five guests, up
to standard twin rooms and deluxe single or twin-sharing
rooms. All of them have hot and cold running water.