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Balay de la Rama

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location in Daraga. Near buses' loading/pick-up and unloading points. Step out of the gates and just ride a jeep to anywhere you're going. The Cagsawa Ruins is about 5 minutes jeep ride from this place. The place itself is very homey. Very welcoming. The owner Karen is friendly. She gives good recommendations on where to go, where to eat,...

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San Jose del Monte, Philippines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this place with my family, rooms are clean and comfortable, the location is close to Cagsawa Ruins with perfect view of Mayon Volcano, there are good restaurants nearby. Well served Breakfast. I also considered this place 'coz our Shih Tzu puppy is welcome here. :) Ms. Karen is so friendly, she gave us tips on ATV ride. We highly...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Lovely place, stunningly cute and feel at home. Rooms are clean and tidy. Gorgeous view of Mayon Volcano at the back yard. Free breakfast. they offer guide tours for the day. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great place with fantastic view to Mayon volcano. Very friendly. .......thanks Karen and Ian for making our visit successful . ATV up the volcano was a highlight for my grandsons and us older ones as well and the zipline down from the lava flow was a highlight

Thank mharris1953
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great place to start our trip. Ms Karen and her staff were super friendly and helpful. We sat on the balcony for breakfast (have the Filippino!) and they gave us tips on which jeepneys to catch and where to eat. Walking distance to some nice restaurants and shops right outside. had massages in the room which were fantastic! would highly...

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Antipolo City, Philippines
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Had a hard time locating this inn as I was just walking my way after lunch and using Google Maps as guide. The signpost outside the inn wasn't very visible from the road, at least to me. And not a lot of locals I asked knew about it. Their gate looked like a regular one of a regular house, and...

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! - Amazing staff (so helpful for everything) - Nice breakfast - Wonderful view on Mayon Volcano from the balcony - Good shower, bed and towels - Lovely atmosphere If you're here to wake up early in the morning to have an amazing view on this gorgeous volcano, it's the place to be!

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Thanks tripadvisor for letting me find Balai de la Rama, this place truly is the best B&B in town! Ate Karen and the staff are very approachable and friendly to us. She even guided us on where to go and what to ride :) Transporation is not a problem since it is very accesible on Albay's top tourist spot (a...

Thank Krista V
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

TripAdvisor lists Balay DeLa Rama as the best bed and breakfast in the Legazpi area and I have no doubt that is definitely that. Clean rooms, aircon, hot water, delicious breakfast, and wonderful service. Karen, the owner/operator gladly goes out of her way every day of the week to ensure her guests have the best stay possible, her spirit is...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This place had one of the best tasting Filipino breakfast of our entire stay. To make it even better; you can get extra for free while most other places charge you extra. Warm shower and nice view on the mayon volcano. We had clouds everyday but waking up before sunrise the mayon showed itself! Beautiful

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In the Bicolano language, "Balay" means house, and we strive to be just that, your home away from home but with the backyard view of Mayon Volcano, to add a bit of spice to it. Balay de la Rama is a six-room family house, with six spacious rooms available for short-term homestay. Like any provincial home, it has big windows to promote natural ventilation, and indeed, the gentle, or sometimes stalwart breezes are enough to lull you to sleep as you take your afternoon siesta by the wooden sofa, or better yet, on the hammock by the balcony. If by any chance it is summer, and the mango tree is in full bloom, you can spend afternoons picking mango, or if that is too much effort, you can wait for them to fall, so you can eat them with hot bagoong (shrimp paste). If you’d rather read than be hit by falling mangoes, then the owner’s personal collections are free for you to browse. Come dinnertime, you can join the family meal to sample that spicy Bicolano cooking, such as "pinangat," or "ginantaang gulay," or you can request for that poor man’s fare, such as tinapa (smoked fish) or "tuyo" (salted fish), if you suddenly crave for them. We won't force you to eat "balut" (fertilized duck egg), but would love to see your priceless expression as you try. If you came to Bicol to see moody, fiery Mayon, all you need to do is cast a sideways glance by the window, and there it is. But we know you may want to swim with the whale sharks in Donsol, wakeboard in CWC or island-hop in Caramoan, then this is a great jump-off point with easy access to all kinds of transport to your destination. The land at which Balay de la Rama stands has been with the dela Rama family for more than a century. While Balay itself isn't ancient, the warm family spirit and hospitality is. Your Bicolana host is herself an avid backpacker, but knows that indeed, there is no place like home. ... more   less 

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Address: 1542 Banag , Daraga, Legazpi, Luzon 4501, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Bicol Region > Albay Province > Legazpi
Price Range: $41 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Balay de la Rama 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Mayon Room has a view of the Mt. Mayon. You can have your breakfast in the dining room or in the garden outside.”
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kalad_karen, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a room back from the road if you can. We didnt and it is quite noisy, although with the fans on and ear plugs, I really didnt notice”
firefly2280, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Mayon Room”
lanaval, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the Mayon Volcano view. this is a wonderful room to wake up in with Mayon volcano to say good morning to you!”
fredmE3010MW, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Mayon room for me is the best room. You can see Mayon volcano from veranda. it is located at 2nd floor.”
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Empoikokoi, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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