Close to Nature
When we went to Sagada, we tried looking for accomodation in the town proper but had really a hard time since most of the hotels were fully booked. I then called a friend who went there recently and suggested the Rock Inn. It was around a kilometer from the town (going back), and had a narrow rough road before you can see the place, so it's not really for those who didn't bring their own ride. I'm not sure though if they have transportation arrangements for a certain number of guests. The inn was so cozy and clean. It's made of pine wood which gives it a warm and "back to nature" feel. No aircon (who needs it anyway?), no Wifi, no TV, but with hot shower. Having kids along, we usually bring a portable DVD player with mini screen and discs to keep us company, so not having the TV was just fine. We got a room for 4, with 2 double beds and one clean bathroom. Linens are ok, and they provide thick blankets for those chilly nights. They have a restaurant which serves reasonably priced food, and areas where you can just hang around. If you're a backpacker, it wouldn't be practical to stay here because of its distance from town and most of the villagers. I've also heard that there were cheaper places in town. But we still love the Rock Inn because of its nature-inspired appeal.
Unique Quality: At the back of the inn, you can see their small orange orchard. The Sagada oranges are bigger than the usual ones imported from the US, and much sweeter.
Directions: You get can see the sign of the Inn (left side) about a kilmometer before your reach the town proper.
A GET AWAY
We had a wonderful stay at the Rock Inn. The staffs are very friendly and accomodating, the only place in Sagada where you can get in touch through active texting. The place is perfect for a get away from a life of complications. We truly enjoyed each other's company with the serene atmosphere, cold weather and peaceful environment. The food is great and reasonably priced, food service is nice and you can order your meals through texting and you just have to go down at a given time to eat. The orange orchard is lovely which provide a nice walk in the morning with the cold morning dews. Orange picking and eating before breakfast is therapeutic, we'd like to try it on the orange bearing season on September. The bed is good and blanket is just as perfect to ease the freezing cold night. Walking from the Rock to the town center should be made leisurely to enjoy it with conversations just as anything in the sun and sweet nothings. If you are looking for a place to relax, to enjoy each other or just to think it over, The Rock Inn is the perfect place.
Unique Quality: Perfect Place for a Get Away from a Life of Complications.
An Inn with An Orchard
The closest you can get to a hotel in Sagada is the Rock Inn. The furnitures are neatly arranged, there are towels in the room, has its own toilet and bath, and they have their own staff to cater to the needs of their guests.
Unique Quality: It has an orchard where you can pick oranges during the harvest season which is in October. It has a beautiful rock formation in its own backyard. It has its own restaurant that serves good food. It is about 20 minutes walk to Kiltepan where you get a good view of the rice terraces.
Rock Inn Really Rocks!!
The newest place to stay at in Sagada is also probably one of the best. Very cool and accomodating owners (look for Mr. Bang---super cool and friendly guy!), clean beds and common CR's and well-kept rooms, food is priced just right and worth trying because aside from tasting good, they serve it with fresh veggies picked straight out of their garden. The owners are very generous and would even add portions to the food served if they see the guests havent had their fill yet. The dining area is huge, sunny, airy and clean and comes with a nice view of the orange trees they've planted around the whole inn. Rooms vary from couple's rooms to double-decker group/family rooms and even a budget-friendly attic room with mats. Staying here is an experience in itself!!!!
Unique Quality: A huge stone formation is set to be turned into one big ampi-theater of sorts. The surroundings of the inn itself is already something worth touring! The inn has great common areas (huts) that have provision for bonfires at night (perfect for the cold Sagada weather)--they even set up the bonfire for you.
Directions: 3 kms before town proper--- You'll see the signs going to Rock Inn as you approach the town proper.
We've found that other people looking for this hotel also know it by these names:
- Rock Hotel Sagada
Address: Sagada, Philippines
Amenities at Rock Inn
- Free Parking
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