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Iloilo’s Perfect Luxury Staycation – Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo

Courtyard Marriott Iloilo said to be the first international hotel in the Western Visayas. Their hotel offers 326 guest rooms, 3 restaurants, a Grand Ballroom, a fitness center and an outdoor pool.

A refreshing experience of 259,200 seconds ( 3 days and 2 nights ) staycation has been arranged last October 2018 at Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo. For this blog entry I will tell you more about my recent stay in this Hotel through a review.


The Location

Whether you want to enjoy the laid back city culture of Iloilo City or you just want the best hotel accommodation for your business trip. Courtyard Iloilo delivers excellent location with excellent options for your purpose of staying. Guests from this hotel may easily walk to Iloilo Convention Center. It’s also near the various shops and coolest restaurants at Festive Walk Mall, and the SM City. The hotel is also a few minutes away from the center of the nightlife SmallVille , where most party hubs are found and coolest bars surround.


The Lobby is composed of modern classy interiors designed for both on the go guests and families who are up to celebrate occasions . At the lobby  you may enjoy high-speed internet access at their complimentary public area.

Courtyard Lobby bar


Connected to the Lobby is the Courtyard Lobby Bar where quick business meetings and small gatherings are ofetn held over a cup of smooth brewed coffee and cocktail drinks by night time. A jazz or pop music can also be heard across the whole bar setting the mood for a perfect subtle night life.



I stayed in a corner Standard double room with complimentary buffet breakfast at Runway for 2 people. An access to the concierge club and meals for two found at three outlets.

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During my stay I enjoyed the classic premium bed which Marriott Hotels were known for. Watched movies with my sister at the room’s flat screen TV and had one of the amazing days while I do people watching through the large windows of our room.




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Concierge Club

The Concierge club is perfect for private elite benefits who has important meetings in the city. If you are in search for private business gatherings and a like, the concierge club is the best venue to be in. The place is designed to accommodate large groups with private ambiance while you enjoy the view of Iloilo city.

The Concierge club also offers guests access to make their own martini, margarita —plus all the best drinks they could think found at a certain corner of the club.

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Pool side

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As guests we also enjoyed the outdoor pool during our stay. Not to mention the Pool bar which offers great cocktail drinks for in-house guests and outside clients.

Gym (Fitness Center)

I also spent some time at the Courtyard’s Fitness center, during my recent stay at Courtyard Iloilo. The Gym is fully furnished with every fitness equipment you can think of. An elevated luxurious gym bound to provide each guests with elegance and class while getting fit.


Runway Kitchen


Various International cuisine prepared by exceptional chefs.

Courtyard Runway Kitchen offers buffet breakfast to all in-house guests. The hotel also offers huge discounts for the total bill incase you opt to invite guests from the outside during your stay.


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The Runway Kitchen presents signature Ilonggo dishes such as Batchoy in a gastronomic experience. They feature Asian and continental cuisines, freshly prepared fruits and vegetables at the healthy bar.

With a mastery of international specialties, the Runway Kitchen adds modern magic and dynamic tastes to the buffet spread.

This is great news for discerning travelers and tourists looking for accurate luxurious accommodation advice in Iloilo City!

See you on my next blog post.






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