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Video Caps

Name

Description

Bogo, Cebu

 

G & O Pensione room 301

 

 

Date Filmed: December 2003

Location: Bogo, Cebu

Video Length: 26 seconds

Size: 2.1 mb

 

 

Description: This is video of the best room in the G & O Pensione House in Bogo, Cebu. Room cost was P650 per night at the time. The Pensione House also had rooms with a fan and shared bathroom for as little as P200 per night.

Bogo, Cebu

 

G & O Pensione House

Date Filmed: December 2003

Location: Bogo, Cebu

Video Length: 29 seconds

Size: 2.5mb

 

Description: This video shows the main street of Bogo Cebu from the balcony near Room 301 of the G & O Pensione House. It shows some traffic in the street and external view of Gaisano Department store and Jollibee.

Camiguin Island

 

 

Secret Cove beach resort

Date Filmed: May 2006

Location: Yumbing, Mambajao, Camiguin Island

Video Length: 3 mins

Size: 32.6 mb

 

 

Description: A small resort by the sea on Camiguin Island. Video shows one of their best rooms featuring, aircon, cable tv, fridge, matrimonial bed, private bathroom and porch with table and chairs. The resort has a dive shop, restaurant/bar and a lounge area with billiard table.

 

Read my Camiguin Island trip report, HERE

See my Camiguin Island tour video, HERE

 

 

 

Cebu City, Cebu

 

Cebu Century room 326

 

 

Date Filmed: February 2004

Location: Downtown Cebu City

Video Length: 1 minute, 21 seconds

Size: 2.9 M

 

Description: Medium quality video. Shows ?Suite? room 326 at the Cebu Century Hotel Cnr Colon and Pelaez Streets Cebu City. Bedroom has 2 queen size beds, aircon and cable TV. Family room has table, chairs, fridge sofa set, another cable TV and another aircon. Room is now P1,310 per night.

 

Cebu City, Cebu

 

Cebu Century room 327

 

Date Filmed: February 2004

Location: Downtown Cebu City, Cebu

Video Length: 36 seconds

Size: 1.9 M

 

Description: Medium quality video. Shows ?family? room 327 at the Cebu Century hotel Cnr Colon and Pelaez Streets Cebu City.  Room is now P770 per night. Fridge is P60 per night extra. This room has a double and two single beds.

Cebu City, Cebu

 

Cebu Century room 328

 

Date Filmed: September 2005

Location: Downtown Cebu City, Cebu

Video Length: 45 sec

Size: 3.9 M

 

Description: Medium quality video. Shows newly refurbished ?family? room 328 at the Cebu Century hotel Cnr Colon and Pelaez Streets Cebu City.  Room is now P770 per night. Fridge is P60 per night extra. This room has two queen size beds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://cebucenturyhotel.com

Davao City, Mindanao

 

Marbella Mansion

 

Date Filmed: June 2000

Location: Davao, Davao del Sur

Video Length: 1 minute, 35 seconds

File Size: 4.0 M

 

Description: A room with a balcony (possibly room 301) at the Marbella Mansion. Room cost was P800 per night at time of filming.

Davao City, Mindanao

 

Paradise Island

 

Date Filmed: June 2000

Location: Samal Island, Davao del Sur

Video Length: 4 minutes, 11 seconds

File Size: 10.5 M

 

Description: Shows the Paradise Island Tourist Resort which is located on Samal island, near Davao City. The entrance is now P60 per person and the ride on the Banca Boat is P7.5 per person. At the time of filming, the ride on the banca cost P5 per person or you could pay P50 and have a private trip.

 

Davao City, Mindanao

 

 

Royale House Room 331

 

Date Filmed: June 2000

Location: Davao City

Video Length: 1 minute, 24 seconds

File Size: 3.6 M

 

Description: Medium quality video showing room 331 at the Royale House in Davao. Price was P500 per night for the room at time of filming.

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Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental

 

Maria Luisa Suites Rm 302

 

Date Filmed: February 2004

Location: Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental

Video Length: 1 minute, 12 seconds

File: 8.8 M

 

 

Description: Room 302 and the lobby of the Plaza Maria Luisa Suites Inn in the centre of Dumaguete City. Room cost was P1,300 per night at time of filming.

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental

 

OK Pension Room 215

 

 

Date Filmed: February 2004

Location: Dumaguete, Negros Oriental

Video Length: 54 seconds

File: 6.6 M

 

 

Description: Room 215 and the lobby of the OK Pensione house in Dumaguete City. This room was P440 per night. They have better quality rooms in a different part of the hotel for up to P1,000 per night.

Maasin City, Leyte

 

Country Lodge

 

 

 

Date Filmed: September 2005

Location: Maasin City, Southern Leyte

Video Length: 1 minute, 22 seconds

File size:  5.1 mb

 

Description: Situated on a river about 2km from the centre of the city. Shows Matrimonial Room 22 which was P1,200 per  night at time of filming plus a deluxe room which was P950 per night at time of filming. The video also shows the external view of the hotel which includes the outdoor dining facilities.

Malapascua Island, Cebu

 

Monteluna Beach Resort

 

Date Filmed: December 2003 & February 2005

Location: Malapascua Island, Cebu

Video Length: 2 minutes, 4 seconds

Size: 21.3 mb

 

Description: Budget accommodation. Shows rooms 1 and 4 at Monteluna on Bounty Beach, Malapascua Island plus the beach in front of the resort.

 

This resort was removed as it was too close to the water.

Malapascua Island, Cebu

 

 

 

 

White Sand Bungalows

 

 

This video is how it used to look. The old resort was removed as it was too close to the water line

 

 

Date Filmed: December 2003

Location: Malapascua Island, Cebu

Video Length: 1 minute, 26 seconds

Full size: 15 mb

Small File: 3.5 mb

 

Description: Budget accommodation. Shows bungalow 5 plus external view of bungalows plus the nearby beach. I rang White Sand Bungalows in January 2006.

Ph. +63 9273187471

At that time single was P400 per night and double was P600 per night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://whitesand.dk

 

Manila

 

Aloha Hotel

 

Date Filmed: July, 2005

Location: Manila

Video Length: 1 minute, 46 seconds

Size: 19.4 mb

 

Description: Situated on Roxas Boulevarde in Manila overlooking Manila Bay. The video shows the external view of the hotel, lobby, restaurants, room 519 and view of Manila bay. A room with a view of the bay was P2,500 per night at time of filming.

Manila

 

Villa Carolina Town House

 

Date Filmed: November, 2006

Location: Paranque, Manila

Video Length: 1 minute, 37 seconds

Size: 17.4 mb

 

 

Description: Situated in Paranque, just off Roxas Boulevarde. It is about 10 minutes drive to any terminal at the airport, depending on traffic. It is a bit low class for some foreigners but if you are on a budget, it is well worth considering. USD $19 per night, at time of filming for a room with aircon, cable TV, private bathroom and matrimonial bed. The hotel has a library,  bar and cafe/restaurant For more information, go here:

http://asiabill.pages.qpg.com

 

 

 

Ormoc City, Leyte

 

 

Hotel Don Felipe

 

Date Filmed: March 2004

Location: Ormoc City, Leyte

Video Length: 2 minutes, 14 seconds

File Size: 5.7 mb

 

Description: Rooms 205, 509 and 510 at the Don Felipe hotel in Ormoc City, Leyte. Room 509 and 510 were P1060 per night for a single. Room 205 was less than P500 per night but much less comfortable as you can see.

Ozamiz City, Mindanao

 

 

Palace Hotel

 

Date Filmed: July 2005

Location: Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental

Video Length: 1 minute, 11 seconds

File: 12.2 M

 

 

Description: The Palace Hotel is located in Ozamiz City, Northern Mindanao. This is where we stayed on our recent trip which took us to Ozamiz, Iligan and CDO. This video shows you the inside of room 305, as well as other views inside and outside the hotel.

Palompon, Leyte

Hutton

 

 

Date Filmed: November 2003

Location: Palompon, Leyte

Video Length: 47 seconds

File Size: 1.99 M

 

Description: Room 1 at the Hutton Pensione House located in Palompon, Leyte. Cost P500 per night for a single and P600 per night for a double.

Palompon, Leyte

Juan Titang

 

 

Date Filmed: November 2003

Location: Palompon, Leyte

Video Length: 1 minute, 51 seconds

File Size: 4.7 M

 

Description: Juan Titang Beach resort at Brgy Sabang, Palompon, Leyte. Shows cabin 1 plus surrounding view. P800 per night regardless of number of people. I got this from a college girl who said her whole class stayed in the cabin.

Palompon, Leyte

PACCI

 

Date Filmed: April 2004

Location: Palompon, Leyte

Video Length: 1 minute, 18 seconds

File Size: 3.3M

 

Description: PACCI is the Palompon Co-operative who have recently added a hotel and conference centre to their business. Shows room 11 and view of Palompon from the balcony. .

 

 

 

 

Siquijor Island

 

Don Deesco Resort

 

Date Filmed: May 2005

Location: Siquijor Island

Video Length: 2 minutes, 9 seconds

Full Size: 22.9mb

 

 

Description: Shows the two pool areas, restaurant, room 7 and the view from the balcony of room 7. Room 7 was P1,850 per night at time of filming. There was a large family room for P3,000 per night, not filmed, which had 3 queen sized beds.

Surigao City

 

 

Firma's Lodging House

Date Filmed: November 2006

Location: Surigao City, Mindanao

Video Length: 1 minutes, 11 seconds

File Size: 4.4mb

 

 

Description: Shows the store on the bottom level, single room 213 which was P120 per night at time of filming, double room 211 which was P240 per night at time of filming. Cooling by fan only. No room has a private bathroom. There is a shared bathroom for the complex, a place to eat your meals and a lounge area.

Tagbilaran City, Bohol

 

Bohol Tropics

 

 

Date Filmed: April 2004

Location: Tagbilaran, Bohol

Video Length: 1 minute, 3 seconds

File: 11.7 mb

 

Description: This video is of the Bohol Tropics Resort located in Tagbilaran Bohol. It features a restaurant, 2 swimming pools, an external view of the cabins and a brochure showing the cost of the rooms. I filmed room 333 in November 2006. You can see it below.

Tagbilaran City, Bohol

 

 

Bohol tropics room 333

 

 

Date Filmed: November 2006

Location: Tagbilaran, Bohol

Video Length: 50 seconds

File size: 3.1mb

 

Description: This video is of room 333 at the Bohol Tropics Resort located in Tagbilaran Bohol. It is a deluxe horizon room with balcony overlooking the sea, Panglao Island, the swimming pools and tennis court. The room has cable TV, in room safe, large bathroom with quality shower and toilet, direct dial telephone, coffee table with chairs, 2 large single beds and a fridge. Price at time of filming was P2,750 per night. However prices have increased since then. For the latest prices, go here:

http://www.boholtropics.com

Tagbilaran City, Bohol

 

Chriscent Ville Pension House

 

Date Filmed: April 2004

Location: Tagbilaran, Bohol

Video Length: 1 minute, 6 seconds

File size:  2.8 mb

 

Description: Chriscent Ville is budget but quality accommodation in the heart of Tagbilaran The video features lobby and deluxe room 212 which was P850 per night, at time of filming.

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://chriscentville.com

Talisay City, Cebu

 

 

 

Aqua Cainta

 

 

Date Filmed: February 2004

Location: Talisay City, Cebu

Video Length: 3 minutes, 5 seconds

File: 17.5 mb

 

 

Description: This is video of Aqua Cainta Resort in Pooc, Talisay City, Cebu. It shows swimming pools, water slides and one of the cottages for rent.

Talisay City, Cebu

 

 

Villa Terisita

 

Date Filmed: November 2003

Location: Villa Teresita Resort, Talisay, Cebu

Video Length: 3 minutes, 40 seconds

File Size: 9.2 mb

 

Description: A Medium quality video of Sha-Sha Whittall's birthday in November of 2003. During the birthday, I filmed the swimming pools and function room at the resort. The resort is situated by the sea in Pooc, Talisay City. There is overnight accommodation available but it is not included in the video.

 

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