113 Philippine Hotels recognized at the 2015 Gold Circle Awards

South Palms Resort Beach Front

A total of 1,610 properties were awarded this year for the Agoda.com 2015 Gold Circle Awards.

Now on its seventh year, the 2015 Gold Circle Awards by Agoda.com recognizes the best hotels all around the world that embody the best qualities of online booking experience. In the Philippines alone, 113 properties were awarded by the Agoda.com 2015 Gold Circle Awards for the quality service. Last year, only 64 were recognized in the contest.

Badian Island Wellness Resort - 2015 Gold Circle Awards
Badian Island Wellness Resort – 2015 Gold Circle Awards

These 113 properties are found in 22 different provinces and cities in the country, with hotels from Manila, Boracay, and Cebu dominating the list. The Penthouse Hotel is the sole winner from Angeles, Pampanga. Included also were Avenue Suites, Badian Island Wellness Resort, and Anika Island Resort in Bacolod, Badian, and Bantayan Island, respectively. Four properties located in Baguio City garnered recognition also. Batangas had three properties, and Bohol had The Peacock Garden in the list. Meanwhile, 24 properties from Boracay Island were awarded in the 2015 Gold Circle Awards. Cebu City had 6 awardees, Coron had 4, and Davao had 3 hotels. Atmosphere Resorts & Spa from Dumaguete won, while Iloilo had Days Hotel Iloilo. El Nido Viewdeck Cottages, Golden Monkey Cottages, The Resort Bayview Hotel from El Nido, Palawan grabbed awards also. Seven hotels from Mactan Island won, two from Malapascua Island, and Manila had a whopping number of 39 winners. Puerto Galera, Subic, and Tagaytay had 1 winner each. Panglao Island and Puerto Princesa City had 4 winners each.

facade Peacock Garden Luxury Resort and Spa
Facade of the Resort

The criteria for judging include customer reviews, competitive pricing, utilization of Agoda.com’s custom-built Yield Control System (YCS), and a deep understanding of the complexities of the online booking industry, as provided for in the website. Those who provided the most excellent online booking experience are worthy of recognition from the Agoda.com Gold Circle Awards.

The contest aims to recognize and give credit to properties who have shown to be committed in providing competitive world-class service by utilizing modern technology. Agoda.com is among the fastest-growing online hotel platforms worldwide that enlist thousands of hotels available for online booking.

The Agoda.com 2015 Gold Circle Award, according to Errol Cooke, Vice President Global Partner Services at Agoda.com in a press release statement, “as an established indicator of industry excellence, guests can [be] rest assured knowing that when they see the award displayed in the lobby, they are staying at a highly-rated property at the forefront of the online hospitality industry…”

Radisson Blue Cebu Hotel Room
Radisson Blue Cebu Hotel Room

The 113 winners from the Philippines are listed below, with the full list of winners broken down by country and city, please click here to go to the Agoda Media Room.

The 2015 Gold Circle Award Winners from the Philippines

Angeles and Subic

  • The Penthouse Hotel
  • Subic Bay Venezia

Bacolod and IloIlo

Badian, Bantayan Island, Cebu City, Mactan and Malapascua

Batangas, Tagaytay and Puerto Galera


  • C Boutique Hotel
  • Golden Pine Hotel
  • Le Monet Hotel
  • Manhattan Suites

Boracay Island

  • Agos Boracay Rooms and Beds
  • Alta Vista de Boracay Hotel
  • Boracay Grand Vista Resort and Spa
  • Boracay Holiday Resort
  • Boracay Ocean Club Beach Resort
  • Cohiba Villas Hotel
  • Discovery Shores Boracay
  • Fairways and Bluewater Resort
  • Fridays Boracay Resort
  • Henann Lagoon Resort
  • Hey Jude South Beach Resort
  • Hotel Villa Sunset
  • Island Jewel Inn
  • La Carmela de Boracay Hotel
  • Levantin Boracay Resort
  • Monaco Suites de Boracay Hotel
  • Paradise Garden Resort Hotel
  • Sea Wind Resort
  • The Club Ten Beach Resort Boracay
  • The District Boracay
  • Two Seasons Boracay Resort
  • Villa Caemilla Beach Boutique
  • Villa Oceana Boracay
  • Boracay Summer Palace Resort


Coron, Puerto Princesa and El Nido (Palawan)

  • Asia Grand View Hotel
  • Busuanga Bay Lodge
  • Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center
  • Micasa Lodge
  • Astoria Palawan Resort
  • Acacia Tree Garden Hotel
  • Deep Forest Garden Inn
  • Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa
  • El Nido Viewdeck Cottages
  • Golden Monkey Cottages
  • The Resort Bayview Hotel



  • Atmosphere Resorts and Spa


  • Aruga by Rockwell hotel
  • Astoria Plaza Full Service Residential Suites
  • Azumi Boutique Hotel
  • Bayleaf Intramuros Hotel
  • Bellini Suites at Presidio Lakefront
  • Best Western Oxford Suites Makati
  • Best Western Plus Antel Hotel
  • BSA Twin Tower Ortigas
  • Century Park Hotel
  • F1 Hotel Manila
  • Fairmont Makati
  • Hotel Jen Manila
  • Hotel Kimberly
  • Hyatt City of Dreams Manila
  • Icon Hotel North Edsa
  • Makati Diamond Residences
  • Makati Shangri-La Manila Hotel
  • Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
  • Microtel by Wyndham Mall of Asia
  • Midas Hotel and Casino
  • New World Manila Bay Hotel
  • One Pacific Place Serviced Residences
  • Prince Plaza II Condotel
  • Privato Hotel
  • Red Planet Aseana
  • Regency Grand Suites
  • Remington Hotel
  • Richmonde Hotel Ortigas
  • Rio Suites
  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Hotel
  • The Bellevue Manila
  • The E-Hotel Makati
  • The Legend Villas
  • The Mabuhay Manor Hotel
  • The Peninsula Manila
  • The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences
  • Vivere Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Manila Galleria

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