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Staycation Philippines : The Linden Suites, Ortigas

Party was in full swing by the time I arrived. It was 11:00 PM, night was young but I was already feeling sluggish, body clock nagged me as it was 3 hours past my usual sleeping hours. :P Gah! 

I felt a surge of happy energy when I saw everyone. There were around 19 smiley, pleasant faces in the room, a mix of familiar faces, old friends and complete strangers. 
Our group practically occupied the entire 19th floor at Tower 1, with 8 rooms assigned to us. An executive suite, a 78 sqm. room with its own living area, one bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area witnessed hours of karaoke, food frenzy and electrified chatters.  I loved how the room had enough space to accommodate everyone and with its high ceilings, it didn't feel cramped at all.  The interiors, all in earth tone shades gave out the ambiance of a  home away from home. Their rooms are packed with necessary appliances like a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, television and aircon, very apt for a small party. Its loc…

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