BSA Suites Hotel Makati

It was a long weekend and we wanted an epic long weekend beach vacation somewhere in Batangas.

[Insert lulz story here.]

Then we ended up in a hotel room in Makati with a rooftop pool because of [insert lulz reasons here].

Browsing Agoda's online hotel reservation system, I chanced upon BSA Suites Hotel Makati. It was reasonably priced, near Greenbelt, and, as mentioned, has a rooftop pool. Astoria Plaza would've been waaaaaay better if only there were not fully booked that weekend. But then, we don't need fancy rooms because we'll all end up drunk anyway. All we want is a decent place to cook bacon/spam/eggs, drink, swim, and sleep. Quick tip: book via Agoda if you need cheap hotel accommodations. A studio room in BSA Suites starts at USD65, but we got our room for only USD45!

zomg eggs

BSA Suites is rather easy to find. Just along Palanca st., there's a bar named Toyz at the first floor and a Ministop convenience store across the building. Mercury Drugstore, KFC, Chowking, and Jollibee are also within walking distance. BSA don't serve breakfast, or any food for that matter, so having these stores nearby proves to be very helpful.

BSA Suites Location Map [source]

Check-in was a breeze. I just showed my printed Agoda voucher, signed some papers, and was finally handed our room key card. Within minutes, we were inside our spacious room. Of course, the first thing I checked was the kitchenette. There's a fridge, microwave oven, electric stove, water heater, rice cooker, plus several plates, pans, and utensils. Oh yey, our spam/bacon/egg breakfast will go just as planned!

I'm the one checking the fridge, haha

Tequila, Gin, Bacardi, and Ketchup not included

Fridge Contents

We already managed to trash the room. Nice.

At night, we had dinner and drinks by the rooftop pool. Surprisingly, the whole area was clean and there's a cctv camera so security guards could watch nubile girls in skimpy swimsuits for the guests' safety. We also have a kick-ass view of Makati-at-night, perfect for some bokeh <3


Sound System / Alcohol System

Night Lights

As there were 5 of us, we were charged an extra Php450 for pool use (Php150 per pax, only 2 guests are free). It was kind of meh but we decided to pay it anyway, as long as we could take pictures and secretly have drinks by the pool. No other guests came in that night, so we had the whole place to ourselves. Who needs Batangas when you could have a private pool party?

Decade of Friendship

The morning after...

Oh yes, we had fun.

BSA Suites Hotel is located at 103 Carlos Palanca St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Philippines. Visit them at www.bsasuites-makati.com for more room rates and reservations.
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