Cubao Experience: Top 4 Things to Do Near Fernandina 88 Suites Hotel

Conveniently located right at the corner of Araneta, Cubao, Fernandina 88 Suites Hotel affords its guests with affordable, luxurious accommodations in the urban jungle of Quezon City.

In this hotel, you are bound to discover an outstanding retreat that makes way for quiet city vacations. Indulge in an array of travel essentials, facilities, and services designed to cater to your business and leisure needs.

Here, you’ll have access to a business center, swimming pool, restaurant, and relaxing treatments at the spa. Meanwhile, perfect for events in the city are Fernandina’s restaurant and ballroom, conference hall, and executive room.

Since the hotel is near the intersection of two major transit systems (MRT-3 and LRT-2) and two major thoroughfares (EDSA and P. Tuazon Ave.), Fernandina 88’s guests can easily travel to any location within and outside the metro.

However, you needn’t go outside for you’re already in Cubao, one of Metro Manila’s most important entertainment, commercial, and business districts. Here are some noteworthy things to do near Fernandina Hotel in Quezon City:

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1. Mall hopping

A well-known shopping district in Quezon City, Cubao is a mecca for lovers of shopping malls all situated a few blocks from each other, such as Gateway Mall, Ali Mall, and Farmers Plaza.

Encounter cool finds from a mix of high-end boutique shops and international brands, retail spaces and merchandise outlets, and cheap local shops.

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2. Dining and nightlife

For the food lovers and night owls, another thing that makes Cubao extraordinary is that it’s filled with unique cafes, quirky venues, and tons of drinking places in the after-hours.

Comb the streets for some late-night escapades and stumble upon various spots that favor a niche market, from a hipsters’ haven to restaurants featuring pets.

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3. Entertainment and leisure

Malls and diners aside, another way to explore Cubao is by indulging yourself in some great entertainment. A main attraction in the area is the Araneta Coliseum, a stadium arena where the country’s most important events are often held, from concerts to major sports and religious conferences.

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4. Appreciating art and history

If you’re in for some in-depth and more intellectual experience, then Cubao galleries and historical establishments will delight you.

For art places, you shouldn’t miss Gateway Gallery, a history museum for the general public. Marvel at the visual arts depicting Filipino history currently being featured. Another is Art in Island, Asia’s largest 3D trick art museum! Seeing and interacting with its more than 200 art pieces and illusions will delight the child in you.

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One of the historical landmarks in Cubao is the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, built in the 50s and is now the episcopal seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Cubao. A little fun trivia: this is the same church where actor Dingdong Dantes and actress Marian Rivera got married in 2014.

When you’re staying at Fernandina, you may choose to spend the time away by visiting these places just outside its Quezon City accommodations.

Fernandina 88 Suites Hotel is located at 222 P. Tuazon Blvd, Araneta City, Quezon City, Metro Manila, 1109, Philippines. Book direct now at www.fernandina88.com.ph.