MANILA, February 23, 2004 (MALAYA TRAVEL NEWS) IN the rustic Tagaytay ridge is MC Mountain Home-a proverbial "home away from home" which evokes a homey and casual atmosphere. Now, weary urban dwellers can enjoy Tagaytay's cool weather and quiet ambiance at rates that won't hurt the budget.

MC Mountain Home is a no-frills hotel is equipped with individual toilet and bath with hot and cold shower, soft-cushion bed, dresser, cabinet, air-conditioning unit, color cable TV, an NDD/IDD-capable telephone, and a personal ref. Clean, shiny parquet floors and avant garde wall decors complement the room's art nouveau look, with a visitors lounge at every floor.

"Despite the hotel's simplicity, we do not compromise customer comfort and satisfaction. And whatever we may lack in terms of star-rated facilities, we complement with the personalized service of our staff," says Adora "Dong" Mendoza-Crisostomo, general manager of MC Mountain Home.

Designed by Crisostomo and husband Danny, the hotel was built with the comfort of a family on vacation in mind. "We consider this facility as an extension of our home so we made this a family-friendly hotel," Crisostomo adds.

There is a sprawling garden where the family can take a lazy stroll while enjoying the crisp mountain air. It can also host romantic weddings and other private functions. MC Mountain Home also has a multi-purpose penthouse which can seat up to 60 persons.

Its strategic location affords visitors an unobstructed view of breathtaking sights-the placid Taal Lake and volcano and the romantic sunset with the Batulao mountains in the horizon.

Golf buffs and resort lovers won't miss putting in the greens or dipping in the cool waters as the hotel can facilitate access to nearby exclusive country clubs such as the Tagaytay Royale, Canyonwoods, Evercrest Batulao, The Riviera, The Tagaytay Midland and Fantasy World. The hotel also offers a privilege card which entitles members to an overnight stay, discounts on room rates and other perks.

Located at Km. 68.9 Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway, Buckstate, Alfonso, Cavite, MC Mountain Home is accessible to public conveyance. For inquiries, contact 850-5438, 046-4132232, mobile 0917-7947500, email, or log on to

Reported by: Sol Jose Vanzi

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