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Richmonde Hotel Iloilo – Philippines Family Vacation

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Richmonde Hotel Iloilo – Lovely hotel for a family stay

Our family had a four-day, three-night stay at the Richmonde Hotel Iloilo and it was just a grand accommodation for the four of us. It is definitely one of the best Iloilo hotels for a family to stay.

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The Richmonde Hotel Iloilo – a property of Megaworld Corporation.

Since we stayed for three nights, we were able to enjoy the hotel’s amenities, most especially the swimming pool, where the kids spent most of their time. Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is a property of Megaworld. There is elegance, warmth, and simple luxury. While it is grander than home, it surely feels like it is actually home.

Richmonde Hotel Iloilo Location

The Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is centrally located within the continuously developing Iloilo Business Park. This vibrant real estate development by Megaworld Corporation is a 72-hectare mixed-use master-planned community development located in Mandurriao, Iloilo City, Philippines.

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This area used to be the site of Iloilo’s former airport, known as the Mandurriao Airport. This integrated township project will feature a commercial district, a lifestyle mall, office buildings catering to business process outsourcing firms, boutique and deluxe hotels, as well as a convention center.

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Our family in the common area at the 5th floor of Richmonde Hotel. Gee, the sunblock on my face is really obvious. Pfft.

Since Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is in the middle of the business park, the location and view are very nice and strategic. You have everything you need within your reach. It is also very near SM City Iloilo. Moreover, the area is very safe. We enjoyed taking a stroll in the evenings with the kids. There were also bambikes for rent that you can use around the vicinity.

Lobby/Common Area

The lobby is spacious, well-lighted and feels very welcoming. There are several chairs where guests can wait for their turns to be served. To the left is the bar and to the right is the restaurant where the breakfast buffet is served. Smells good, too. It’s so clean and you can feel quiet luxury when you enter their doors.

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The spacious lobby of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo.

Here, the notable cheese ensaymada of Richmonde Hotel are displayed. Guests may purchase these as pasalubong from Iloilo. They come in convenient boxes, too.

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Notable ensaymada by Richmonde Hotel Iloilo.

What we also love is the atrium on the 5th floor. Since our room was on the 5th floor, it was like having our own grand living room! As in! It was so wide and luxurious. The kids totally loved it here. Just imagine waking up and going out to this area every day for four days! It was giant playground for them!

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The 5th floor atrium of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo.

Room and Toiletries

We had the Deluxe Room at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, which was quite spacious. There were two queen-sized beds, which we put beside each other to made a really big bed.

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Our two beds inside the Deluxe Room.

The kids totally loved the huge room. It had the usual– TV, desk, stationery, phone, and other things. It felt so clean and comfortable.

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The work station inside the room.
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This is the sight in front of the bed. The TV looks so small because the room is quite big.

My only complaint is the glass panel that is bigger than the wooden table. That means that there was several inches of the glass that was jutting out of the desk and it was quite dangerous if you have young kids. Thankfully, out little Shane was able to avoid it, even while running around the room quite often.

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The dangerous glass jutting from the wooden desk.

I forgot the brand of the toiletries, but I remembered that they had organic products. The packaging just looks generic, so I had to read the label at the back.

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The toiletries.
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The see-through bathroom. hehe Of course it has blinds.
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Complimentary water, tea, and coffee inside the room.

Amenities

Here are the amenities and facilities of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo.

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool with Pool Deck and Bar (7th Floor). Operating from 6am to 8pm daily (depending on the weather), the pool area offers breathtaking views of the city skyline. Our children super duper loved it here. We spend every morning swimming.
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The scenic swimming pool on the 7th Floor.
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This al fresco bar at the 7th Floor has a really nice view, whether at night or during the day.
  • Fitness Center (7th Floor). The gym is equipped with modern exercise machines and is open 24 hours daily for in-house guests. It also has professional fitness trainers to assist guests when needed.
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The modern fitness center on the 7th floor.
  • Business Center (Upper Ground Floor). Basic office equipment and secretarial assistance are available for the busy travelling executive, 24/7. Appropriate fees may apply.
  • Parking Area (LG). The parking area provides secured and covered parking for guests.
  • Atrium (5/F). This quaint area is an ideal spot for guests to entertain their visitors, have quick meetings with business associates, or just lounge around during their stay.
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Our family by the swimming pool one fine morning. This is located at the 7th floor.

24-Hour Hotel Services

  • Front Desk
  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping/Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Richmonde Express
  • Medical Assistance
  • Transport Services by Arrangement: (Corresponding fees apply)
  • Car Rental
  • Airport Transfers
  • Safety & Security Features:
  • 24-hour Security Service
  • Closed-circuit TV surveillance
  • Automatic heat/smoke detection and fire sprinkler system
  • Hotel key card security system
  • 100% backup power supply
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The kids went swimming everyday. We bought some water toys for them and so they totally enjoyed their time there.

Staff

The staff at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo are pretty nice. They don’t know I am a blogger and we dressed very casually (more like backpacker), but they were warm and accommodating. I even chanced upon two lady executives at the elevator and they were very cordial. Would that be Ilonggo hospitality, I am not sure. But I just know that we were really treated well at Richmonde.

Price

Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, for what they can offer you, is reasonably priced. Check the table below.

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Richmonde Hotel Iloilo rates.

For off peak days, you can book a Deluxe Room for about P3600++ and it includes free buffet breakfast. For walk-in guests, it’s P5000 per night. Kids up to 12 years old are free.

Book a room at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo with Agoda.

Wifi

So happy that the wifi connection of the hotel is very fast. I was so happy because I brought my laptop so I could work. Too bad that I ended not being able to work anyway because I was too tired of our Iloilo City tour with the kids in tow. But we really enjoyed the many places that we visited, including an afternoon at the Waterworld Iloilo.

Food

During our stay in Iloilo, we ate in Iloilo restaurants outside of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. The only meals we had there would be the breakfast buffets for three mornings. So we had actually seen the changes in the menu every day.

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Salad bar.

Breakfast Buffet

The breakfast buffet is served at The Granary restaurant on the ground floor. The choices for the breakfast buffet are not that many, but it was adequate. There are enough choices for those who like Filipino style breakfast foods as well as salads and sweets.

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The Granary restaurant.
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Sweets and breads during breakfast.

They also have yogurt and Yakult. This is the second hotel in Iloilo where I see containers of ready-made yogurt and Yakult as part of the buffet. I really like the idea.

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Some of the Filipino food assortment at the Richmonde Hotel Iloilo breakfast buffet.

What I didn’t like there was the bacon. The supply was steady but a lot of the slices were tough, like jerky. Oh well, a minor thing.

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Yogurt and Yakult at the breakfast buffet.

Water Babies

My kids are mermaids! As in! If you let them, they can stay all day in the pool. So when we stay in a hotel, we always ask if they have a pool and we most certainly bring their swimsuits. They totally enjoyed four days of swimming everyday at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. We gave them enough time to do this before we went on our other itineraries.

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Our eldest Dindin. What a lovely view it is to swim here.

Aside from swimming so much at the hotel, we also ventured for an afternoon at the WaterWorld Iloilo. The kids kept swimming there, too. No wonder they were both tan when we came back because of sun exposure. They sure got a lot of Vitamin D here in Iloilo.

Meanwhile, I had the allergies despite slathering so much 50+ SPF sunblock on my face and body. Daily exposure to the sun is really bad for my skin. huhuhu I get sun rashes.

Richmonde Hotel Iloilo Contact Details

Richmonde Hotel Iloilo

Megaworld Boulevard Corner Enterprise Road Iloilo Business Park, Mandurriao
Mandurriao, Iloilo City, Philippines | Tel. No. (63) (33) 328 7888
Website: http://www.richmondehoteliloilo.com.ph/

Find Richmonde Hotel Iloilo on the map.

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Every day, after breakfast, the kids had their attendance checked at the 7th floor of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo.

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85 thoughts on “Richmonde Hotel Iloilo – Philippines Family Vacation

  1. Hey! May I say that this place looks amazing, but is out of budget as well? If I have money, I would actually, you know, enjoy this. Everything in Richmonde Hotel Iloilo looks like a 5-Star Hotel, if that’s how it is classified. I liked the part where you described your hotel room and what it has got so that anyone can know what to expect.

  2. Richmonde Hotel iloilo seems a great option to stay. The amenities are enough and everything looks perfect. I would love to stay here on my visit to Iloilo. Lovely pictures, especially of the kids. 🙂

  3. Thank you for such a precise and detailed review! It helps a lot to make up your mind about this hotel. I really liked the pool area of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo – the view is just amazing!

  4. Oh my goodness, Richmonde Hotel Iloilo looks so luxurious! I loved how detailed and honest your review was, and it will definitely be helpful when planning our next vacation!

  5. Well anywhere that has a swimming pool is automatically in my good books but I also love the look of the spacious atrium of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, which you are right in saying looks like a beautiful living room. And oh my what a stunning hotel to stay in and it seems like they cater really well for families as well!

  6. This looks like a wonderful place to stay when visiting this city. I’ve never traveled to the Philippines but have always wanted to. I love when I find hotel reviews that are as thorough as this one. It really helps when trying to find the right fit for you family. I will defo check out Richmonde Hotel Iloilo.

  7. Lovely hotel! That 7th floor pool sounds and looks amazing. I’d be in it all day too. The food looks appetizing and I love trying new foods. Richmonde Hotel iloilo is quite a dream, especially with its affordable rates.

  8. Looks like a beautiful place! I’ve never been to the Philippines, but I’ve heard it’s an amazing place. Richmonde hotel Iloilo is certainly nice!

  9. Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is so cozy with such a warm interior atmosphere that blends so well with the bright and modern outdoors. I also love that it has the gym area; which would ensure one keeps fit while on a vacay! This is definitely a perfect place for that family vacation.

  10. This hotel looks like heaven! I love the pool and fitness areas, I would use those every day if I were to stay at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo! And what a spread of food. The rooms look lovely and clean, and very modern. I could very happily stay here!

  11. Your family looks like they had a fantastic time at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo! The pool and the food are all I would need to be a happy individual. But I really need to get over to the Asian countries and explore!

  12. It looks like you had a great family getaway here. Any hotel with a pool is always a big hit with the littles in my opinion! Richmonde Hotel Iloilo seems like a really lovely hotel.

  13. Richmonde hotel iloilo looks very luxurious and spacious and seems to be very a family friendly establishment. I will definitely pass this on to my Filipino friends! The view from the swimming pool looks fabulous and I can imagine the kids had so much fun there.

  14. That pool is amazing! I also love that the gym at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is open all the time . . . many hotel fitness centers keep certain hours which can be inconvenient.

  15. What a great family! When we were young, my parents also bring me and my siblings to hotels whenever they have conventions. It’s one of the memories I treasure the most. Your kids are blessed to have parents who makes time for bonding.

    Btw, Richmonde hotel Iloilo looks so luxurious yet affordable. I stared at the bathroom for few minutes because of the feet and the reflection in the door. LOL.

  16. This looks like such a wonderful place to stay! Would definitely look up Richmonde Hotel Iloilo if I would do any traveling that way!

  17. The most important thing when staying at a hotel is the bed. Then food and the pool. It looks like Richmonde hotel Iloilo has a gorgeous pool (I would love to swim it that), a wonderful buffet (yesssssssssss, Yakult), and a comfy bed. If I ever Iloilo City, I make sure to visit the Richmonde Hotel.

  18. This hotel looks so luxurious and yet cozy. The pool on the 7th floor of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is inviting me to come to dive. I would spend my day in the atrium on the 5th floor just to hang out. No wonder your kids love it here 😀

  19. That looks incredible! You provide so much detail and history about Richmonde Hotel Iloilo that I feel like I’ve been there!

  20. I really judge a hotel by its breakfast and I have to say this one looks amazing! Also it’s cool that at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, kids 12 and under stay free . . . what a great deal for families.

  21. Wow. You really get to stay in such beautiful hotels! I have never been to the Philippines before but I sure would love to add it to my travel bucket list! I would love to stay at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, too.

  22. Richmonde hotel Iloilo looks simply amazing and it is really worth its price! Great place to stay with a family, I wish I was here someday! Love that outdoor swimming pool with pool deck and bar on 7th floor as well, best place to view the city skyline!

  23. oh this is a fancy hotel. I love to eat those cheesy ensaymada, they look so fluffy. And the room is really family friendly. I know you enjoyed the pool, because I will definitely maximize their amenities 🙂

  24. Such a great hotel to stay in Philippines.. Glad to see you and your family enjoy the whole vacation at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. the hotel room looks so comfy and cozy.. nice..

  25. Richmonde Hotel Iloilo looks fantastic for family stay but also is lovely for any calm person, with no need of nightlife. I really like the pool area as well as fab breakfast. Morning meal is my forte and I always tend to eat a lot during breakfast so it’s of great importance to me. Will add this to my list of hotels to stay.

  26. The hotel looks lovely and appears to have a wide range of facilities which is definitely a bonus. I’m a fan of the bar on the 7th floor! Richmonde Hotel Iloilo rocks. Is it the best hotel in Iloilo City?

  27. Wow what an incredible hotel!! That pool looks gorgeous and such a huge breakfast buffet. I do love a breakfast buffet because it’s easier to feed everyone with many options to choose from. Definitely a nice one, this Richmonde hotel Iloilo!

    Jackie – Organised Mum Life

  28. I would be a water baby in that pool! It looks amazing! I’m glad that the staff was friendly and that you all had a great time at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo!

  29. Will bookmark this page and keep in mind about this Richmonde hotel Iloilo for our upcoming Philippine vacation. The interiors and the buffet spread do seem enticing to say the least!

  30. Thank you for this wonderful review of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. After reading this post, we booked a hotel room there last month and had a wonderful stay. Truly, they have really nice and friendly staff.

  31. a good review of good hotel. Since philippines is near my country, Indonesia, I think this Richmonde hotel iloilo review could be a good reference for me if I go visit Iloilo.

  32. Richmonde Hotel Iloilo looks like such a great place to stay. I love the modern vibe the hotel has and the amenities are awesome! That pool is so picturesque!

  33. Richmonde Hotel Iloilo looks really nice, the services offered are good as well. I hope you had great a vacation In Iloilo with your family.

  34. That is nice that Richmonde Hotel Iloilo had an upper floor atrium and that you were on it. I bet it did seem like your own living room. How fun! 🙂

    1. It sure was. After swimming every morning, the kids ran around the “living room” hahaha First time I have encountered such a nice design at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo.

  35. There are only three things that I look for in a hotel (that is if I’m going for a staycation): swimming pool, bath tub and breakfast buffet. 🙂 It seems that Richmonde hotel iloilo has those requirements. Or maybe the bath tub is for the suite? No matter, I think for the price that you mentioned, it is very reasonable. I can totally forego the tub. Thanks for sharing this! Very detailed.

  36. Very, very nice. Sounds like you all had was a very nice time at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. This is a great reference post for anyone traveling to Iloilo.

  37. Such a beautiful vacation at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. I miss going on family vacations. I didn’t manage to go this time but hoping for the Christmas season to travel. Maybe we can go somewhere warm like the Philippines.

  38. Looks like you had a great time staying at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo – that breakfast buffet seems to offer a lot of choices – and that swimming pool at the 7th floor, man! that must be really special 🙂 Your kids looked like they thoroughly enjoyed their time at the hotel.

  39. Richmonde Hotel Iloilo looks really luxurious. I love the swimming pool and the view — my family would definitely enjoy a stay in here. The buffet has lots to offer as well, will consider this for our next travel to the Philippines! Great hotel review!

  40. Richmonde hotel Iloilo sounds amazing! I’ve always wanted to visit the Philippines and now your pictures of the hotel have inspired me to push towards my goal of doing so. Philippines, here I come!

  41. That atrium on the fifth looks like an amazing and opulent living room. Oh and that pool, and food! Everything looks amazing at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo! I sure bet you had a wonderful time. Nice, honest hotel review, especially of that glass panel on that desk in the room. Even grown ups need to be careful about that.

  42. I love the lobby area of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo – it’s very bright and spacious! There’s plenty of room for guests to move around. The hotel room look very neat and clean. Most importantly, the pool looks super cool and the gym looks very well equipped! I need that gym hour whenever I travel.

  43. That pool and that breakfast buffet both look amazing! What a great hotel Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is. I don’t think I would have left it they seem to offer everything! haha Great hotel review for a family stay.

    1. So true. We are so glad to have stayed at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo for the three nights and four days that I had work in Iloilo City. The kids didn’t want to leave. It was luxurious living!

  44. What a beautiful place Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is!! I recently just came back from a little getaway and stayed at a hotel that looks absolutely NOTHING like this one you just showed us… I wish I had seen this post prior to my visit! So gorgeous!

  45. Oh nice, this is my kind of hotel! That food for the breakfast buffet looks tasty, too. I’ll keep Richmonde Hotel Iloilo in mind if we ever make it to Iloilo City, Philippines.

  46. This looks like such a gorgeous and luxurious hotel in an amazing location in Iloilo City. I especially love the swimming pool! Thanks for sharing this review about Richmonde Hotel Iloilo !

  47. Love the pool on the 7th floor of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo. The view must have been amazing from up there. Looks like you guys had an amazing holiday. Your daughters looked like they had so much fun especially with swimming 😀

  48. Richmonde Hotel iloilo is GORGEOUS! Wow, that pool – I would spend all day there, too! The food looks so delicious – I would be all over that breakfast buffet at The Granary, too! So glad you guys had such an amazing stay. I want to VISIT!!!

  49. Wow, that is such a nice hotel to visit. The place is so clean and the ambiance looks very welcoming, I will check in Richmonde Hotel Iloilo once I go to Iloilo. Do they have other branches around the Philippines or only in Iloilo?

  50. The al fresco bar at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is so wow! I would love a night catch up with my friends there. I bet the view must be amazing, too. 🙂

  51. I have to agree that Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is a nice hotel for a family holiday in Iloilo. Looks very homey. Just not too sure about that see through bathroom, blinds or not, he he he

  52. Richmonde Hotel Iloilo looks like a great hotel for a family to stay in while visiting Iloilo City. I love having a pool when we stay at a hotel because the kids love it. They can stay there all day.

  53. Wow this place looks incredible! The amenities and the comfort at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is over the top. And what makes it awesome is the price. This is somewhere that I would love to stay when in Iloilo. 🙂

  54. Thank you for such a detailed review! It seems like a really awesome hotel. I really would like to stay at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo when I visit Iloilo City!

  55. I love this Iloilo hotel.. Richmonde Hotel Iloilo looks amazing. And the price is also adorable. I want to stay here when I VISIT the Philippines!!!

  56. How cute does Dindin look in that pool! I can’t say I’ve ever heard of the Iloilo area before, but this hotel looks like it was perfect for your family’s mini holiday there 🙂 really do love all the facilities of Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, especially the pool! x

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