|The grand, Y-shaped stairway|
|One of the hotel's suites|
The Ilocos Rosewell Hotel and Restaurant, in San Nicolas, has a cool ambiance, with an atrium-style lobby and a grand Y-shaped staircase leading up to the rooms. The 9 elegant airconditioned rooms (standard double or twin, family rooms, PhP1,200-2,800) all have LCD flat screen cable TV, en suite bathrooms with hot and cold shower, NDD/IDD phone and 24-hr. free wi-fi. Some rooms come equipped with a minibar.
All rooms showcase the work of art and culture of a true Ilocano, with furnishings made from recycled, century-old houses. Paintings were everywhere; from the rooms, corridors and down to the lobby.
The hotel, a convenient 5-min. drive from Laoag City center, a 5-min. walk from Robinson’s Mall and a 10-min. ride from Laoag International Airport, also has a 24-hr. front desk, tour desk, business center, 14-pax conference room, 24-hr. convenience store and offers safety deposit boxes, massage, dry cleaning, pressing, currency exchange, car rental, laundry and room service. Gerry's Diner, its a la carte restaurant, offers a variety of Filipino, Chinese and Ilocano dishes. Guests also can avail of a free one-way arrival transfer to the hotel.
Ilocos Rosewell Hotel and Restaurant: Brgy 1, San Francisco National Highway, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte. Tel: (077) 670-6528 and 781-2122. Fax: (077) 781-3700. Website: www.ilocosrosewellhotel.com.