Inns in Vigan
Vigan’s Calle Crisologo is the main attraction for visitors who are lured by the charm of the bygone Spanish period that can still be experienced through the city’s surviving heritage architecture. It is therefore no surprise that the most sought after accommodations are those along or nearest Calle Crisologo. However, they also command higher prices. native. This inn is right along Calle Crisologo. Its rooms are clean and simple, plus a night’s stay comes with a Filipino breakfast of longganisa (local sausage), tapa (fried marinated beef) or daing (fried marinated fish). The rooms also have cable television and hot and cold water. One may choose from air-conditioned or fan-cooled ones that can accommodate up to four people.
Visitors are made to feel welcome by the experienced staff eager to assist and impart local information to tourists. The Cordillera Inn has its own restaurant and a function room as well. The other inns are located a bit farther from Calle Crisologo. However, Gordion Inn is just a short walk away from the famed street. The inn’s architecture stays true to the Vigan-style, spacious and airy with its high ceilings. Its rooms are furnished with four-post beds and antique-style furniture and decors to complete the 19th century feel. Guests can enjoy a filling breakfast with their booked room. They have a choice of Filipino or Continental breakfast, complete with fresh fruit juice and European sausage.
Granpa’s Inn can be found after a short walk from Plaza Burgos. It is at the corner of Bonifacio Street and Qurino Boulevard. The inn’s interior is fully decorated with antiques and paintings, almost like a lived-in museum. It has its own restaurant where guests can take their free breakfast. Travelers who have driven to Vigan will not have to worry about parking in Granpa’s Inn. Also a few houses away from Plaza Burgos is the La Feliza Tourist Inn. This is for the no-fuss traveler who just needs a budget-friendly place to stay. Its main advantage is that given the rate it offers, it is strategically located.
Another alternative is a stay at the Socio Pastoral Center adjacent to the Archbishop Palace across the Saint Paul Cathedral. They have airconditioned and fan-cooled rooms, common toilet and bath, a souvenir shop and parking area. Farther away is the UNP Guestel , which mainly caters to the foreign students and guests of the University of Northern Philippines. It is a great place to stay for vacationing students, with its open café that offer local and international cuisine and its proximity to recreation and shopping areas