Discover Bacolod, the City of Smiles

Bacolod is a special city, known as the City of Smiles for its sunny disposition, while its history is enchanting. Bacolod is the gateway for visitors to unravel the story of the Negros Occidental province. For guests wanting to explore the wider region, hop on a ferry at Bacolod BREDCO Port to see more of this fascinating region.

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San Sebastian Cathedral

0.31 mi / 0.49 km from the hotel
An impressive structure made of coral stones, this cathedral in the heart of Bacolod is one of the city’s most prominent religious and historical symbols. You can head outside to the churchyard to admire the antique bells that once hung in the towers.

Bacolod Public Plaza

0.3 mi / 0.48 km from the hotel
The perfect place for a picturesque stroll, this urban green space includes iconic fountains and a beautiful gazebo. If you’re in Bacolod in October, stop by the plaza to celebrate the MassKara Festival, a colorful event with dancing, food, and live music.

Daku Balay

0.72 mi / 1.16 km from the hotel
This Art Deco landmark has a storied past and unique style that intrigue everyone who sees it. Though the building is not open for tours, it’s worth walking by to see how the nautical architectural details earned it the nickname “Boat House.”

The Ruins

3.76 mi / 6.06 km from the hotel
What remains of this grand mansion that burned to the ground during World War II is still beautiful. As you tour the Italianate-style home, you’ll learn about the love story that led to the building of the mansion.

Capitol Park and Lagoon

0.69 mi / 1.11 km from the hotel
Home of the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol and known for its giant golden statues, Capitol Park and Lagoon serves as a gathering place for locals and visitors alike. You can walk on tree-lined paths, feed fish in the lagoon, or join an aerobics class.

The Negros Museum

0.58 mi / 0.93 km from the hotel
Part museum and part art gallery, this inspiring venue celebrates Negrense culture through contemporary artwork and preserved artifacts. While there, sign up for an art seminar or relax in the museum’s café.