Zamboanga City is nicknamed the City of Flowers and is also called Asia’s Latin City.
Zamboanga City is likewise well known for being the sardine capital of the Philippines. This is because a large number of sardine canning factories can be found in Zamboanga City.
Aside from the large sardine industry, Zamboanga City is similarly famous for being selected as the flagship tourist destination in the Zamboanga Peninsula by the Department of Tourism.
The city is home to a diverse set of tourist destinations. If you want to witness historical landmarks, then you can visit Fort Pilar. If you’re in the mood for a nature trip, then you can go to Pasonanca Park. If you’re into sports, you can try out the Zamboanga Golf Course and Beach. Zamboanga City has a whole lot of tourist destinations for everyone to enjoy. Whatever activity you’re in the mood for, chances are that Zamboanga City has something in store for you.
What are you still waiting for? Come and visit the beautiful city of Zamboanga! Are you hesitating because you don’t have a place to crash in Zamboanga City? Don’t worry! Here’s our list of the top five best places to stay when in Zamboanga City:
5 Zamboanga Town Home
Located just 1.7 kilometers from the city center of Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Town Home is the new go-to place for travelers who value convenience and are on a tight budget. The hotel facilities are well-maintained and are up-to-date. The bed and rooms are comfortable and have a homey feel, perfect for tired tourists looking to reenergize themselves. So, if you’re on a tight budget, check out Zamboanga Town Home.
4 Ever O Business Hotel
Ever O Business Hotel is a simple hotel located in the busy downtown business district of the city of Zamboanga. Despite the simplicity of the hotel, it still emanates a luxurious vibe due to the modern design of its interior. The hotel also offers quality and comfort with its high-quality accommodation. So if you’re in Zamboanga City to explore the downtown area, try staying at the Ever O Business Hotel.
3 Vista del Mar Resort and Recreation Center
One of the more prominent beach resorts in Zamboanga City, Vista del Mar Resort and Recreation Center doesn’t offer just plain accommodation. It offers a full-blown pampering experience. With the stunning seascape and the soothing, cool, sea breeze smell, guests will definitely discover a deeper appreciation of the sea. To complete the experience, the resort also houses a restaurant that serves mouth-watering food that will satisfy your cravings. So, if you’re looking to pamper yourself, go ahead and experience what Vista del Mar Resort and Recreation Center has to offer.
2 Lantana Hotel
Lantaka Hotel is a one of the most well-established hotels in the city of Zambonga. This hotel scene stalwart features a waterfront location and a pool also facing the sea. Guests may be able to enjoy the sea breeze and relax while listening to the waves of the sea all while also experiencing the convenience of living in the city. So, if you want to relax without sacrificing accessibility to the city, go check out the Lantaka Hotel.
1 Garden Orchid Hotel
Conveniently located at the heart of Zamboanga City, Garden Orchid Hotel is just a few minutes away from major establishments in the city. It is close to the Mindpro Citimall, Zamboanga City Hall, and tourist destinations such as the Pasonanca Park, and Fort Pilar. Aside from accessibility, the hotel also boasts of its very classy accommodation. The interiors were designed with elegance in mind while also maintaining the place’s modern aesthetic. So, if you want to relax in style, go book your stay at the Garden Orchid Hotel.
Editor’s Note: The author is the Vice President for Communications of TEAM Philippines (Tourism Educators And Movers of the Philippines), an organization of individuals and groups committed to promote the tourism industry in the Philippines.