We celebrated my elder sister's birthday at The Legend Villas in Mandaluyong. The Legend Villas is 100% Filipino owned hotel and has a Vigan-inspired architecture and design. The villa itself is comfortably finished in a traditional finely polished wood furnishings, capiz windows, Venetian mirrors, to name a few. The place is particularly suited for family holidays and it has also become an oasis for businessmen and company executives who need a moment of relaxation and leisure. Set in the midst of a bustling metropolis but somewhat secluded location, the villa accommodations provide privacy where you can unwind and spend your weekend getaways.
(Hotel's main door)
There are guest rooms, that cater to small and medium-sized groups of people ranging from Superior / Premier, Family Room, Villa Suite (De Luxe and Premier), and the Team Suites. We chose the fully air conditioned 2-storey Team Suite unit ($ 120.00) that comes with six (6) single beds with individual closets, a sofa bed, kitchenette, living and dining area, electric pot, Cable Television on ground and upper floor, two (2) telephone units, mini bar, two (2) working tables, two (2) toilets and bath. The room can be arranged to lend ease and comfort to a group of six or more.
We had our dinner at Lola Maria Coffee Shop. The shop is especially appealing where we didn't mind spending time while savoring an array of a la carte offerrings... from festive to regional Filipino home cooked style.
I'm sure a lot of us left the restaurant with full bellies and memories of Platter-Inihaw (P1,399.00), Ubod Rolls (P135.00), Open Food (P4,800.00), Pancit Tostado (P188.00), Chopsuey (P165.00), Steamed Rice (30.00) and Brewed Coffee (P68.00). We spent a total of P9, 317.00, but we only paid P6,909.53 for 23 guests. We got a 30% discount on food. Thanks to my brother's membership card.
The Open Foods that we ordered - carbonara, grilled fish (I love this!), tinolang isda, vegetable salads and 2 kinds of desserts.
This place has a charming ambiance. The service was excellent and staffs were friendly and very efficient. They are open from 6:00 am to 10:00 am for Breakfast Buffet. They serve a la carte menu for lunch and dinner and buffet lunches on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Twenty four hour room service is also available.
The Legend Villas
60 Pioneer corner Madison Streets, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Tel (632) 633-1501 to 10
Facsimile (632) 632--0845