Hill 88 Hideaway: Great Bonding Spot in Buda

February 15, 2014 5 Comments »

We went on a pre-Valentine couples bonding trip a couple of weeks ago. Our destination was undoubtedly one of the most relaxing places within driving distance of Davao City — Hill 88 Hideaway in Buda.

Hill 88 Buda

Our trip started with a breakfast meetup at McDonalds Matina with our couple-friends: Joseph and Jill, Paul and Ervs, Lloyd and June, Aying and Jinkee, Alvin and Che, and Jason and Monica. Then, we left for a fun 2-hour road trip to Buda!

McDo before Buda

The place is perfect for couples looking for a quick romantic trip just outside Davao. It has a huge living room with a breathtaking view of the hills outside. When we arrived, it was cold, quiet and so relaxing.

Buda Hill 88 relaxation

The place is also great for group bonding. We played board games in the living room, belted out hit classics through the night with their video karaoke, and exchanged stories by the fireplace until midnight.

Buda Hill 88 group bonding

Hill 88 has 3 rooms – one with 4 double-deck beds, and two with queen-size beds. With several extra single-size mattresses, all 7 women in our group decided to sleep in just one room. There are also a number of couches where you can take a nap.

It also has a fireplace, a dining area, 3 toilet and bath rooms (with hot and cold shower) and 2 wash basins, a conference room, and a spacious parking area.

Buda Hill 88 inside

While they have a swimming pool, we did not have the courage to take a dip in such cold weather. Cowards. Hahaha!

Buda Hill 88 pool

Their staff took care of our food for us. They charge P1,000 per person and P500 per child (6 years old and below) for 3 meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and 2 snacks. You may bring food, but you have to pay for corkage.

Buda Hill 88 food

How much does it cost to stay at Hill 88?

For the Whole Complex
* Accommodation: P14,000/night for 16 persons. In excess of 16 persons: P550/person/night.
Inclusions: Main House, 2 cottages and a mini-conference room PLUS use of swimming pool and video karaoke for registered guests

For Main House Only
*Accommodation: P6,000/night for 10 persons. In excess of 10 persons, P550/person/night.
Inclusions: Use of swimming pool and video karaoke for registered guests

Hill 88 Hideaway is truly an extraordinary place, made even more special in our hearts with the memories we made with very special people.

Hill 88 by Alvin

For inquiries and reservations:

Hill 88 Hideaway
Davao-Bukidnon Road
Contact Nos: (0917) 812 0847 | (0908) 873 5658 | (0917) 518 1778

Note: McDonalds breakfast photo and last photo taken by Alvin Oczon

5 Comments

  1. Rosa March 3, 2014 at 12:31 am - Reply

    Hi Guys!

    I relatively new in Davao (relocated from Manila) and I’ve been reading this blog as a guide about the city.
    I read almost everything – from food, to roadtrips, to entertainments, even check Cinema schedules!
    I also learned that there is VCF in Davao.

    I checked the schedule of and decided to attend the 8AM service yesterday.

    On the latter part, there was an AVP of couples promoting to join V Groups and was surprised because the place and faces looked familiar (Hill88 Hideaway post).

    Thank you for the informative entries and hope to see you in church!

    • DavaoBase March 3, 2014 at 12:35 pm - Reply

      Hi Rosa! What a small world. We’re so happy to help your stay here in Davao a tad more convenient. :)

      Leah and I were included in the video (the couple wearing the “dabawenyo” shirt). We’re so blessed to have discovered Hill 88 Hideaway for our couples mini-vacation. We hope to meet you soon!

  2. Ann September 10, 2014 at 12:53 pm - Reply

    Sir, how was their food?

    • DavaoBase September 17, 2014 at 8:59 am - Reply

      Hi Ann. The food reminded us of home-cooked Pinoy dishes that comfort the heart amidst the cold air. You can choose from their menu selections when you decide to stay in Hill 88. Thanks for dropping by!

  3. Andi October 10, 2014 at 9:59 am - Reply

    Hi. I would just like to ask if you paid the first 50% by depositing the amount thru an account number?

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