When you're in Bacolod, these are the recommended places to go:

Hotels | Bars/Restaurants | Resorts | Beaches | Shopping Malls | Discos | Golf Clubs | Schools | Churches | Museums | Parks | Night Spot | Native Products | Recreational | Internet Cafe's

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HOTELS:

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Place : L'Fisher Hotel
Address : 14th Lacson st., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 8-27-31, 8-27-35 to 39 Fax: (034) 433-0951
Overview : One of the best hotels in Bacolod.

Place : Bacolod Convention Plaza Hotel
Address : Magsaysay ave., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 8-35-51 Fax: (034) 8-33-92
Overview : Good place also.

Place : Goldenfield Garden Hotel
Address : Goldenfield Commercial Complex, Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 433-3111 Fax: (034) 433-1234
Overview : A nice hotel.

Place : Sugarland Hotel
Address : Sugarland Hotel, Araneta st., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 435-2693-99
Overview : Newly renovated, a fine hotel.


RESTAURANTS:

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Place : Giacominos
Address : Lasalle ave., Bacolod City
Overview : The best place to eat pizza.

Place : Uncle Ben's
Address : Lacson st., Bacolod City
Overview : Newest restaurant and disco bar.

Place : Jollibee
Address : Gatuslao st., Bacolod City
Overview : All filipino hamburger store. Clean and nice place to eat.


Place : McDonald's
Address : Lacson st., Bacolod City
Overview : The famous "Red Arches" is here in bacolod. You know what to eat here.. :-)


Place : Bob's Restaurant
Address : Lasalle ave., Bacolod City
Overview : One of the finest restaurants in Bacolod.

Place : Aboy's Kamalig
Address : Burgos st., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 433-01-30
Overview : Highly recommended for visiting balikbayans. You'll love the native foods, especially the "Bicol Express".

Place : 21st Bar and Restaurant
Address : Lacson st., Bacolod City
Overview : Fine food and the freshest seafoods. You'll find it here.

Place : Manokan Country
Address : Reclamation Area, Bacolod City
Overview : The original barbecued chicken loved by Bacoleños and visiting tourist.

Place : Rolis
Address : Lasalle ave., Bacolod City
Overview : One of oldest and classy restaurant. Their specialty Chicken Asparagus Sandwich & Bijon Malabon.

Place : Chicken House
Address1 : Reclamation Area, Bacolod City
Address2 : 24th Lacson st., Bacolod City
Overview : Clean and one of the best place to eat barbecued Chicken in Bacolod City.


RESORTS:

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Place : Palmas Del Mar
Address : J.R. Torres Subd., Bacolod City
Overview : Good resort near the sea. A bit pricey though.

Place : Sta. Fe Resort
Address : Hda. Sta. Fe, Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 2-94-67
Overview : Always the favorite of Bacolenos. It has 3 swimming pools, bowling alleys, mini zoo, sports hall, restaurant, cottages, and a tennis court.

Place : Nature's Village
Address : Talisay, Negros Occ.
Overview : A new resort. It has a swimming pool, golf driving range, Horse back riding area, mini golf course, and a sports hall.

Place : Costa Aguada
Address : 25th Calamba st., Bacolod City (Office)
Tel. No. : 2-48-58
Overview : The place is in Guimaras island, near Neg. Occidental. Peaceful and serene, good restaurant, mini zoo, childrens playground, cottages, and climb on top of it's hills, the view is great. Though the cost of visiting it is a little bit pricy, but hey, visiting it is worth it! (We spent our honey moon there. :-) )

Place : Mambucal Resort
Address : Murcia, Negros Occidental
Overview : Another favorite, near the foot of Kanlaon Volcano, it has 13 waterfalls, a swimming pool, pension house, cottages, spring water mini falls, sulfur pond, grotto, restaurant/kiosk and lush, green forest around you. If you want stay overnight, check first their blankets. They charged astronomical fees if you stained it. :-)

Place : Buenos Aires
Address : Ma-ao, Negros Occ.
Overview : It has 2 swimming pools (Source is spring water.), restaurant, and cottages.

Place : Kipot
Address : Ma-ao, Negros Occ.
Overview : Lush and unspoiled place. It has 3 waterfalls side by side (Source is spring water.). But be prepared, there are 250+ steps to reach the waterfalls. Bring refreshments and food, there are no facilities.


BEACHES:

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Place : Bulubitoon Beach
Address : Hinigaran, Negros Occidental
Overview : A few kilometers away from bacolod, good place to swim.

Place : Sipaway Beach
Address : San Carlos, Negros Oriental
Overview : One of the many good white beaches in San Carlos. A 4 hour drive away from Bacolod City, It has a restaurant and some cottages.

Place : Lakawon Beach
Address : San Carlos, Negros Oriental
Overview : Same with Sipaway beach. Check it out.


SHOPPING MALLS:

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Place : Lopue's East
Address : Corner Circumferential road, Bacolod City
Overview : One of the newest chains of the famous Lopue's department stores.

Place : Carmel Arcade
Address : La Salle ave., Bacolod City
Overview : A place near school zones, it's where students usually go.

Place : Plaza Mart Mall
Address : Downtown area, Bacolod City
Overview : Newly renovated. Where teenagers hang out.

Place : Barangay Sang Virgen Arcade
Address : Capitol Lagoon, 6th Lacson st., Bacolod City
Overview : Classy place to shop.

Place : Lourdes C Centre
Address : Lacson st., Bacolod City
Overview : Another place to shop. Located near L'Fisher Hotel.


DISCOS:

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Place : Volare Disco
Address : Sugarland Hotel, Bacolod City
Overview : A disco bar. Nice to dance there.

Place : Qourum Disco
Address : Goldenfields Garden Hotel, Bacolod City
Overview : A bar disco inside a hotel.


GOLF CLUBS:

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Place : Marapara Golf & Country Club
Address : Bata, Bacolod City
Overview : Within Bacolod City, It hosts some national & local golf tournaments.

Place : Bacolod Golf & Country Club
Address : Hda. Binitin, Murcia, Negros Occidental
Overview : A pleasant place to play golf.


SCHOOLS:

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Place : University of Saint La Salle
Address : La Salle ave., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 2-32-62, 2-11-35
Overview : It aims to be the university of the future. Run by the La Salle Brothers. It Offers graduate studies, college, high school, and elementary education. Visit their website at www.usls.edu.

Place : Lasaltech, Inc.
Address : La Salle ave., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 2-85-48, 433-35-20
Overview : Subsidiary of La Salle. It offers one year computer programming, computer secretarial, short term courses, and other computer application packages. We are the first internet service provider in Bacolod City. Check out our web page at www.lasaltech.com.

Place : University of Negros Occidental Recoletos
Address : Lizares ave., Bacolod City
Tel No. : 433-24-49 (Trunkline)
Overview : Run by the Recollect Fathers. It Offers graduate studies, college, high school, and elementary education.

Place : West Negros College
Address : Burgos st., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : Fax No. (6334) 828-70
Overview : A private school. It Offers graduate studies, college, high school, and elementary education.

Place : Technological University of the Philippines - Visayas
Address : Talisay, Negros Occidental
Tel. No. : 5-15-50
Overview : A government technical school. Offers college and vocational courses.

Place : Colegio De San Agustin - Bacolod
Address : BS Aquino drive, Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 2-55-87
Overview : Run by the Agustinian Fathers. It Offers graduate studies, college, high school, and elementary education.

Place : Riverside College
Address : BS Aquino drive, Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 2-70-31, 8-28-39
Overview : A private medical school. Offers College, and non degree courses.

Place : St. Joseph's High School
Address : Sampaguita st., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 2-16-19
Overview : A private school. Run by the La Salle brothers. Offers high school only.

Place : Tay Tung High School
Address : Libertad st., Bacolod City
Overview : Another private chinese school. It Offers high school, elementrary and kindergarten.

Place : St. John's Institute
Address : Hilado Ext., Bacolod Cit y
Tel. No. : 2-37-52
Overview : A private catholic chinese school. Offers high school, elementary and kindergarten.

Place : St. Scholastica's Academy
Address : La Salle ave., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 2-61-58, 8-17-72
Overview : A private school. Offers high school, elementary and kindergarten.


CHURCHES:

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Place : San Sebastian Cathedral
Address : San Sebastian st., Bacolod City
Overview : One of the oldest catholic churches in the Philippines. It's located in the downtown area. You can't missed it.

Place : Queen of Peace church
Address : Hilado Extension, Bacolod City
Overview : Shrine of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz in Bacolod City.

Place : Parish of the Saint Joseph the Worker
Address : Victorias, Negros Occidental
Overview : Home of the world's famous painting where it depicts an angry Christ.

Place : Hacienda Rosalia Chapel
Address : Manapla, Negros Occidental
Overview : This is called the Chapel of Cartwheels, the church is made of discarded wheels of carabao carts. Even Christ is mounted on a cartwheel instead of the signature cross, all the better for the farmers to identify with the sacrifice of Christ.

Place : Iglesia ni Cristo Church
Address : 53-D Hilado st., Bacolod City.
Overview : Largest and biggest church in Negros Occidental. Religious sector: Iglesia ni cristo.


MUSEUMS:

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Place : Negros Museum
Address : 6th Lacson st., Provincial Capitol Lagoon, Bacolod City
Overview : Museum of Bacolod. It showcases the history and culture of Negros Occidental. A must see.

Place : Balay Negrense
Address : 5 de Noviembre st., Silay City, Negros Occidental.
Overview : Museum of Silay. It showcases the history and culture of Silay and Negros Occidental. Click here for their webpage.

Place : VMC Tours
Address : Victorias, Negros Occidental.
Overview : VMC(Victorias Milling Company) is one of the earliest sugar firms in the Philippines. This 70,000-hectares of sugar plantations, factory, refinery, schools, church, and residences, is likened to a city. A 357-km rail-way system on which the oldest steam engine, a 1920's Porter locomotive, still transports harvested cane from the fields to the mills.


PARKS:

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Place : Bacolod Public Plaza
Address : Downtown area, Bacolod City
Overview : Public park of Bacolod.

Place : Provincial Capitol Lagoon
Address : 6th Lacson st., provincial capitol lagoon, Bacolod City
Overview : A clean park, good jogging area in the morning.


NIGHT SPOTS:

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Place : Goldenfields Commercial Complex
Address : Goldenfields Commercial Complex, Singcang st., Bacolod City
Overview : Where the night life of Bacolod is located.


NATIVE PRODUCTS:

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Place : The Showroom (Association of Negros Producers)
Address : 9th Lacson st., Bacolod City
Overview : If you want to buy quality native products, this is where to go.

Place : Central Market
Address : Central Market, Bacolod City
Overview : Alternative place to shop for native products.

Place : Quan
Address : 6th Lacson st., Barangay sang virgen, Bacolod City
Overview : Excellent native food products.

Place : El Ideal
Address : Rizal st., Silay City
Overview : Famous for it's guapple pie, pastries and other native delicacies.


RECREATIONAL:

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Place : Rock Outdoor Center
Address : 85 Araneta St., Bacolod City
Tel. No. : 2-61-14

Overview : A rock climbing gym. Rock climbing enthusiast will surely love the 2 "3 high stories" of rock wall. One straight up and the other with two overhanging sections. It's the only in the Phil. which has this kind of holds. It also has clean facilities, bath room, dressing room. It also offers tutorials on rock climbing. For more info, visit Rock Outdoor Center.



INTERNET CAFE'S:

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Place : CyberHeads Cafe
Address : 2nd floor LD Center, 7th Lacson st., Bacolod City
Tel No. : 434-1604
Overview : An Internet Cafe that offers Internet access, different flavors of coffee, snacks, wine, and flavored tea. A great place to unwind after a hectic day. For more details, check out thier web page at CyberHeads Cafe

Place : Le Cafnet
Address : Mayfair Plaza, Lacson st., Bacolod City
Overview : Also a nice Internet Cafe. It offers internet access, fancy and brewed coffee, snacks, drinks. They offer discounted rates to students and frequent users.

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