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Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum

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Magellan's landing, Lot 14 Argonaut Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Luzon Philippines
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#14 of 32 hotels in Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Subic Bay Freeport Zone does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum, a nice option for travellers like you.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and blackout curtains, and Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum makes getting online easy as free internet access is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including 24 hour front desk and baggage storage. In addition, guests can enjoy a lounge during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

While in Subic Bay Freeport Zone be sure to experience local burritos favourites at Texas Joe's House of Ribs.

Plus, during your trip, don't forget to check out a waterfall, such as El Kabayo Waterfalls.

Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum puts the best of Subic Bay Freeport Zone at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Golf course
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Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
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Flatscreen TV
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Bay View
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Languages Spoken
English, Filipino
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Secret Diner wrote a review Jan 2022
Olongapo, Philippines20 contributions2 helpful votes
One of the best views on subic bay. Just awesome sunsets.... really worth the effort to visit. Bur the staff is undermanned and under trained. The food is ok menu has never changed in all the years that I have been going.... Many things could be improved with staffing... Overall the short comings are outweighed by the shear beauty of the locati
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Jenny Jamora wrote a review Feb 2021
Quezon City, Philippines37 contributions10 helpful votes
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Stayed at first floor seafront rooms (rooms 17-20). The hotel was kind enough to even setup a whiteboard for us in our al fresco work area right in front of our rooms. The rooms are spacious & clean. Lots of tabletop space. There's a TV, safe, mini-ref, alcohol dispenser, airconditioning, ceiling fan. The bathroom has an overhead rainfall shower and handheld option, toilet has bidet. The restaurant is open air, the servings are hearty. Vasco's is also the perfect spot to catch your Bay Marine Subic boat for a sunset cruise after a day of brainstorming.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Timothy F wrote a review Feb 2020
Pompano Beach, Florida72 contributions16 helpful votes
Vasco's is a quaint, rambling establishment with seating for approximately 50 diners. The ambiance is nice, with the main seating area overlooking Subic Bay. The views are extraordinary. We were a party of four on our first visit. We were seated promptly and ordered Lemon Squash and Sprite. When the drinks arrived we indicated we were ready to order our meal. The waitress seemed a bit hesitant, like she wasn't prepared. We ordered two burgers, a taco, and a spicy curry. After 25 minutes we were starting to get anxious about not having received our food yet. It did finally arrive, with no comment from the waitress. While eating I attempted to get the waitresses attention for another Lemon Squash, but she wasn't reading her guests and never looked at me. Several times she passed our table without inquiring if we were happy with the food or if we needed anything. Note: this is quite typical for the Philippines. The food was satisfactory. Their tacos are huge and the curry was quite good. While there, check out the many artifacts from the nautical adventures of the owner. If you hadn't caught it, Vasco's is named after the Portugese explorer Vasco da Gama.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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mike m wrote a review Feb 2020
Eugene, Oregon1 contribution
Food very so so and somehow on expensive side,unfriendly ,dull personnel .Nice views of commercial side Subic Bay,breeze through the open restaurant ,entire place with so call Marine hystory objects is a joke and void of any value.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Asp L wrote a review Jan 2020
Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines2 contributions
We ate there last Friday. We met and had an interesting running conversation with Brian Homan, the Australian diver and owner of Vasco's. Brian is the pioneer of underwater archaeology in the Philippines. According to him, he also founded the first dive shop in the country (in Puerto Galera, Mindoro island). The restaurant is full of nautical and diving memorabilia. Plus it has a great view of Subic Bay. It's a very nice place to spend a long leisurely meal over. We ordered Thai Combination Chicken and Curry Chicken. Their prices were reasonable and the service was good.Phreatic and other types of volcanic eruption. We would go back.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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SJW wrote a review Jun 2019
Manila, Philippines99 contributions154 helpful votes
Mainly local food and variation and standard does fluctuate a bit. The view and location is stunning. Right by the sea in fact on a wooden pier. Natural breeze. Great to watch sunrise/sunset. Service was quick and efficient but it was an off-peak lunchtime!
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: I did not stay in the hotel just ate in the restaurant
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Anon wrote a review Apr 2019
1 contribution3 helpful votes
Apparently the husband of the owner, shouted homophobic slurs and swear words at one of the customers and kicked him out because of his sexuality. It was pretty pathetic to say the least. Never going back there again.
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Stuart A wrote a review Mar 2019
Ramsgate, United Kingdom199 contributions86 helpful votes
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Back to Vasco's seafront bar and grill for an early lunch / late breakfast. It's been two years since I was last here, I hope the extra hot spicy chicken wings are as good as I remember! Plus some San Mig Light to wash down the heat! 😎😜🍻🍗🍻 Good food, reasonably priced, service lacking compared to others (service charge - no tips - so no need for any effort???) Will come again.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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BluedogReview wrote a review Mar 2019
Indiana33 contributions8 helpful votes
Vasco's Has a nice outside deck. Sometimes hot out there if there is no breeze. Food is 3 star. The museum is free and interesting.Owned by an Australian. Business guys often gather there in the afternoon.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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karl mac wrote a review Mar 2019
Makati, Philippines797 contributions154 helpful votes
Great place to watch the sun set with an ice cold beer good hangout with excellent kinilaw fish and chips cocktails and various other local and international dishes The museum there is also interesting with even a Ming Dynasty porcelain vase found as treasure under the sea
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$41 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesLuzonCentral Luzon RegionBataan ProvinceSubic Bay Freeport Zone
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum
Which popular attractions are close to Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum?
Nearby attractions include Ocean Adventure (6.5 km), Harbor Point (2.5 km), and Zoobic Safari (7.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum?
Conveniently located restaurants include Texas Joe's House of Ribs, Liberty Sports Bar, and Myleen's Café and Restaurant.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.
Does Vasco's Restaurant, Hotel and Museum have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the bay view available here.