We decided to join the “Li’l Monster Mansion” of Taal Vista Hotel because of the location, price and costume. My husband just called the hotel to reserve and he was advised to pay the fee on the day of the event.
P799 for adult
P399 for kid
Less 10% discount if you have SM Advantage card or BDO Rewards card
I’ve read in their post “It’s a Halloween party that’s sure to be a fright. Come dressed in your scariest best and celebrate the night” so I decided to have a Dracula or vampire costume because I just need a vest and cape. I asked my family if they have vampire costumes and my sister-in-law replied that they have a costume so I borrowed it. Good thing that we will be going to my cousin’s wedding so I was able to get the costume, a week before the event.
My son used his graduation attire so I just used the cape and vest of my nephew. I was happy that I did not spend anything on the costume. I did not do any make-up anymore para wholesome pa rin ang hitsura.
Last October 31 off we went to Taal Vista Hotel, it’s been years since the last time I visited the place. Three years ago we had staycation in this hotel and I was not impressed with the service but I’m happy to say that they improved the service. The staffs were smiling and approachable na. Keep it up!
We went there early and I was surprised to see that not all are wearing scary costumes, kahit ano pala pwede. After paying the fee, they gave us these tickets. While waiting we went to the photo booth. The event is from 3 to 6PM but it did not start on time so while waiting they allowed us to eat popcorn.
Balloon Twisting and Games
|My son was raising his hand to join the game, di naman makita ng host.|
Awarding of Best in Costume
Then a parade of costumes, I was not expecting that my son will win, at di naman kami nag-effort sa costume.
Cherifer mascot performed too.
Next was eating time, we were among those people na last nakapila because we waited for my son to go down the stage (best in costume parade). We were really hungry so I was really disappointed when we reach the buffet table, the only food there was steamed rice.
Akala namin hindi na kami makakain, sayang P799. We waited for 15 minutes before the refill came and it was not complete. I don’t want to wait for the fries and pizza so I just get pasta, rice and chicken. Mahaba pa din pila sa likod ko.
In fairness, there are salad station, nachos station and dessert station.
Puppet Show and Magic Show
While eating, my son was busy watching the magic show and puppet show.
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Last program is the bubble show, thank God that all kids had a chance to try the bubble.
There was a raffle but of course, sawing palad na naman kami. Hehehe! We got the loot bags and we went home.
|Adult loot bag|
1. I suggest they have a crowd control staff because the host cannot manage the crowd, especially for the games. Some kids and parents were staying beside the stage so even if you want to win in ‘”Bring me games” wala ka na pag-asa na makalapit sa stage.
I noticed na same people lang ang nananalo kasi sila yung nasa baba ng stage. I hope they give chance to others lalo na ang daming kids. Even the host kept saying to move back, wala naman nangyayari.
2. We got three loot bags, 2 adults and 1 kid and hindi pare-pareho ng laman. Hehehe! Yung isang bag may juice, yung isang bag may banana peel clip and yung isang bag snacks lang talaga.
|Kid loot bag|
This was the first time that we attended a Trick or Treat in a hotel so I’m not sure if this is the usual scenario. I asked my son if he enjoyed the event and he said yes. Though there are things that need to improve, it was still a different trick-or-treat experience for my son. I'm sure it will be a memorable trick or treat for him. Next on my list is the Easter Sunday event.
Staycation at Taal Vista Hotel
Christmas at Taal Vista Hotel