Finding your way around Katipunan

Published July 1, 2022, 6:26 PM

by Manila Bulletin

SotoGrande Hotel makes it easier for you to revisit this bustling avenue in QC

Katipunan Avenue continues to hold a distinct appeal.

Simply passing by this long stretch of road in Quezon City will have you appreciating its transformation over the years. Home to some of the country’s top universities, Katipunan Avenue continues to see its landscape and skyline change amid the growing presence of homegrown and international restaurants, charming cafes, and boutique shops to cater to the academe and residents in nearby posh villages—a crowd that remains smitten by the unique vibe that it offers.

SotoGrande Hotel Katipunan offers an ideal space for leisure and business travelers, staycationers.

Even property companies are finding the area worthy of their projects, prompting many of them to establish their presence here.

One developer that has long appreciated the appeal of Katipunan Avenue is seasoned developer Sta. Lucia Land Inc., which recently reopened its SotoGrande Hotel Katipunan—a move seen to give individuals more reasons to head back to the metro and enjoy the multifaceted lifestyle this busting area in Quezon City has to offer.

SotoGrande Hotel Katipunan offers an ideal space for leisure and business travelers, staycationers, as well as families, professionals and boarding students looking for a conducive second home to settle in. With its reopening, the hotel assures returning guests of a more comfortable and safe stay.

Well-appointed rooms ensure a restful stay.

Besides the hotel’s amenities, well-appointed rooms, and the views from the roof deck, staying at SotoGrande Hotel Katipunan affords guests of the convenience and comfort of having everything nearby.

Here are some of the reasons why you need to pack your bag now and book a room at SotoGrande—or better yet, arrange for longer stays.

Religious landmarks

Many may not know it but Katipunan Avenue is home to notable religious landmarks that include the Manila Philippines Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which stands on its southern tip; the Monasterio de Santa Clara, which is near the intersection of Katipunan Avenue and Aurora Boulevard; and the Our Lady of the Pentecost Parish, which contains artworks by sculptor Juan Sajid Imao and National Artist Napoleón Abueva.

Shops and institutions

The stretch of Katipunan Avenue is teeming with specialty shops and service centers that cater to the needs and whims of the residents, students, and visitors. Here, one can easily and conveniently get access to their essentials as it is home to supermarkets, salons, auto repair shops, and laundromats, among others. Medical institutions and health centers are also nearby while several government offices are likewise accessible.

Foodies’ haven

With other restaurants within the vicinity, SotoGrande Hotel Katipunan, however, makes the cut as it is, in itself, a food destination for those craving for local fare. Its delectable selections of Filipino dishes and comfort food will offer a unique gastronomic experience for guests. SotoGrande Hotel Katipunan offers a twist on classic recipes such as Kaldereta, Bangus Sisig and Sinigang na Baboy, while its Carbonara, Seafood Linguini, Leche Flan, and Tiramisu are a must try here.

Not only does it have great food, SotoGrande Hotel Katipunan also has function rooms that can serve as a venue to celebrate milestones with your family and friends, company events, and launches.

SotoGrande Hotel Katipunan also has function rooms that will serve as the perfect venue to celebrate milestones and hold company events.

While you’re there, check out the 23rd floor to see the spanning 180-degree view of the metropolis. How’s that as a backdrop for your celebrations?

Top universities

Start your future here as some of the country’s most prestigious educational institutions are located in Katipunan such as the Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines Diliman, and Miriam College.

The Center for Culinary Arts is also located here, along with Kostka School and other specialty schools, tutorial centers, among others.

For more information, call (0917) 1258847 or email [email protected]