Where to Have Staycation in Pasig City: Privato Ortigas


In my opinion, it is not always a must to leave Metro Manila to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. There are a lot of good places where you can find serenity, and hotels within Metro Manila are one of them. I have stayed in several hotels in Manila for both work and personal reasons and I am lucky enough to have the chance to stay at Privato Ortigas in Pasig City to experience how unique it is as compared to other hotels.


The check-in process is a breeze if you have a confirmed online reservation. You will be just asked for an ID and a Php1000 incidental fee which is refundable upon check-out. You will be politely greeted by the front desk officers and they will properly handle your check-in process.

The Room

I stayed in a One Bedroom King Suite Bed With Kitchen which is a really spacious and beautiful room.

The living room has a very cozy sofa set and is equipped with a TV. The L-shaped sofa of Privato Ortigas is one of the things I liked about he whole room. I was able to relax and watch some news while just lying in the cozy sofa set. Looking outside the window with the view of Ortigas Central Business District is just awesome. 🙂 The lighting of the room was not too light and not too dark which will enable you to relax.

The dining area and kitchen has a complete set of equipment which you can use to prepare your meals. There are also complimentary water bottles, coffee and tea. If you are saving money, you can bring in something to cook and use the kitchen. I tried their instant coffee and it tasted really great.

The bedroom is super spacious and the bed is so cozy. It was too huge for a solo traveler like me haha. The lighting is also perfect. The room has its own airconditioner so you need not to worry about the temperature in this area. There is also a cabinet for your clothes and a vault for your valuables since Privato really cares about the safety of its guests’ valuables.

The bathroom is spacious. It has two access doors (one from the kitchen and one from the bedroom). It has a rainfall-like shower (which is my favorite, by the way) hence I still was able to enjoy even during shower. It has two sinks and it has a complete set of toiletries, from shampoo to soap to vanity kit to comb. Hence, you need not to worry about not bringing your entire set of toiletries at home or buy them outside.

The Verona Roof Deck Bar

This is the part which I love the most at Privato Ortigas. It has a sweeping view of Pasig City and the beautiful skyline of Bonifacio Global City. The other thing I love about this roof deck bar is that the drinks are relatively not expensive. I love how relaxing it is to just sit and look at the BGC skyline while taking a sip of my watermelon fruit shake. It is also a good place to meet and mingle with other people, especially for solo guests like me. I highly commend the staff on-duty during my stay because they are really kind and accommodating.

The Café

The café is located at the lobby and is open from 11AM-7PM. They serve yummy coffee and desserts.

The Spa

Massage service is available at the hotel. You also have an option to have the massage done in your room. You just have to call the front desk for reservation of slots. The last call for reservations is at 11PM.

Privato Ortigas was kind and accommodating enough to entertain my request to have my massage done at 1AM. Luckily there are still massage therapists on-duty. I highly recommend not missing getting a massage during your stay at Privato Ortigas because it really is a good and relaxing experience. The massage therapists are really nice and they will make sure you will enjoy the experience.

Other Amenities


For a fitness enthusiast like me, this is something you should not miss if you happen to stay at Privato Ortigas. They have a lot of equipment from treadmill to dumbbells. Their equipment are quite new and really exciting to use.

Swimming Pool

This is also one of the best things about Privato Ortigas. The swimming pool is relatively small but is a kid-friendly pool which is perfect for guests with children. It’s a covered pool which also gives you a view of the Pasig City skyline.

The Verdict

The monochromatic theme of the hotel is something that adds beauty to it. The front desk staff were really nice and accommodating of your needs. The room is very spacious enough to give you proper relaxation. I highly recommend not missing the Verona Rook Deck Bar and have some drinks there. Privato Ortigas provides you all the amenities that you might need to have a perfect stay. Lastly, please do consider getting a massage because it’s the best, I promise. Thumbs up!

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Privato Ortigas

706 Shaw Boulevard, Ortigas, Pasig City, Philippines
Email Address: reservations.ortigas@privatohotels.com
Website: https://www.privatohotels.com/

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8 Chinese Restaurants in Kapitolyo, Pasig City

Are you in Metro Manila and looking for Chinese restaurants to dine in for the Chinese New Year, or simply craving for some yummy Chinese food? Here are some Chinese restaurants in Kapitolyo Pasig City you can either dine in or have your food delivered from.

Since the Philippines has a significant number of Chinese population since the pre-colonial times, a lot of Chinese cultural heritage are everywhere — from architecture to food to cultural practices. In fact, the Manila Chinatown is the oldest Chinatown in the world. Filipinos have incorporated a lot of Chinese cultural elements to our own local culture, and that includes serving the mandatory pancit and lumpiang shanghai on almost every occasion and festivity.

The Chinese New Year is a big occasion for the Philippines, not only for the Chinese but also for Filipinos. A lot of colorful activities always happen at the Manila Chinatown, and having some Chinese-themed food trip is a must for everyone.

A Manila Chinatown Food Trip has been a popular activity for friends and families who want to have a local travel experience in the city, but there is an abundance of Chinese restaurants all over the Metro, and that includes the gastronomic area of Kapitolyo in Pasig City, where you can find a bunch of restaurants in this beautiful neighborhood, including Chinese restaurants.

So without further ado, here are 8 Chinese Restaurants in Kapitolyo Pasig City which you can choose from for your next Chinese dine in or takeaway food trip. I have also included important information about the places. Enjoy!


Caution, Hot!

17 East Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Mon-Sun : 10:30am – 7:30pm
Caution, Hot!’s Zomato Page



Oriental Pearl

117 West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Mon-Thu : 10am – 10pm
Fri : 10am – 11:30pm
Sat-Sun : 8am – 11:30pm
+63284776942; +63284776943
Oriental Pearl’s Zomato Page


Wu’s Kitchen

Ground Floor, 707 Shaw Boulevard Corner Marylane Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Mon-Sun : 10am – 10pm
+63286382708; +639454316585
Wu’s Kitchen’s Zomato Page


chinese restaurants in kapitolyo pasig


Cheech & Chang HK Roast

75 West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Mon : Closed
Tue-Sun : 5pm – 12 midnight
Cheech & Chang HK Roast’s Zomato Page


Hong Kong Noodles & Dimsum House

Ground Floor, Dominga Building, 606 Shaw Boulevard, Kapitolyo, Pasig CIty
Mon : Closed
Mon-Sun : 9am – 7pm
Hong Kong Noodles & Dimsum House’s Zomato Page


Great Oriental Dimsum House

1 Brixton Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Mon : 8am – 6pm
Tue-Sun : 9am – 6pm
+63284776942; +639163451430
Great Oriental Dimsum House’s Zomato Page


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Chinese Restaurants in Kapitolyo Pasig: Any Other Recommendations?

Feel free to recommend more Chinese restaurants in Kapitolyo Pasig that you know of which should be included in this list! In the meantime, I hope you’ll enjoy some treats this Chinese New Year or any time of the year! 🙂

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