Our SEDA HOTEL experience booked through Traveloka APP

I am a certified traveler and I know that as a traveler you need to have the best accommodation a place could offer. Some of the best hotels are quite expensive that is why I always check where I can save money and have the accommodation that fits my needs and wants.
I usually travel with my kids so the first thing that I check is that the hotel will have a big space for me and my family and a swimming pool. The best deals in hotel accommodation is so easy to check online, thanks to different travel apps that I could easily check out whenever I want and wherever I am. This is my first time to come across Traveloka.com and I am glad that I have found this app, which I used when I booked our Pre-Valentine’s Day staycation.
I was invited during Seda’s VIP Night last 2013 here in Cagayan de Oro and I wasn’t able to check-in for the last 3 years simply because Seda Centrio is one of the most expensive hotels in the city. But I decided to have our staycation at Seda Centrio with my family and I am glad that when I checked Traveloka App they have discounts that I can use right away, they have up to 25% off on hotel accommodation and that is BIG savings.
My kids enjoyed our staycation so much. I chose the CLUB room type with two beds on the 11th floor. As a CLUB and Premier Guest, Seda Centrio offers additional benefits such as: Complimentary pressing of one suit/dress upon arrival per guest per room, turndown service, complimentary use of DVD player (on request) and complimentary late check-out until 2:00 pm, subject to room availability.

We have a small fridge inside the cabinet, so the kids brought along their chocolates and drinks and kept it there. I love that they have a work area, which has a big table, desk lamp, with a comfortable swivel chair to match it with.

The kids enjoyed the big flat screen TV mounted at the wall, they watched Nick Jr as usual at least the TV is big enough for both of them. My daughter is a little princess that wants a clean and beautiful bathroom that fits a queen. She liked it so much that she immediately take a bath without me asking her to do it.

Seda Centrio has 2 swimming pools, 1 kiddie pool and 1 pool for the adults. I loved that they are not connected to each other like most hotels have which I really don’t like. Beside the swimming pool is the gym which can be used by hotel guests for free.

During our stay, we enjoyed the buffet breakfast (which is available 6:00 am to 10:00am at MISTO restaurant), afternoon tea (available from 2:00pm to 4:00pm) and evening cocktail (from 6:00pm to 8:00pm).
If you want to enjoy big discounts in hotel accommodations like me, you should download the Traveloka App in your phone, it is available in Apple users and Androids too.

It’s so easy to use, when you have the Traveloka App already, you can see 6 choices that you can tap: Flights, Hotels, Int’l Flights, Int’l Hotels, Price Alerts and Ongoing Promos.

Tap “Hotels” for bookings. In order to Search for the accommodation that you want, you must enter your Destination, Check-in Date, Duration, Total Guests and the number of Rooms that you need and you will see the available hotels in the area with prices. The prices are final and it includes tax already so you do not have to worry about additional charges when you arrive at your hotel.

Traveloka App will ask you for your contact details and special requests, if there is any, after you choose your hotel and room to stay for the preferred dates.
There are a lot of choices for payment and that is the best part, you don’t have to own a credit card to pay your hotel accommodation (which usually happens in a travel/hotel app). You can pay over the counter (7-11 or MLhuiller which has a lot of branches) or through banks (BPI, BDO, China bank, Landbank and Metrobank). Once done, Traveloka will give you a voucher for your booking, they will send you a copy through your email add and they will also text you in your cellphone number.

When you are about to check-in, the receptionist just needs your valid ID and voucher for your booking. It is so easy to book online and save a lot of money at the same time. Traveloka App is a must-have app in your smart phone. I saved around 23% from the usual room rates for Seda Centrio and that is a lot of money. You can save too, just by downloading the Traveloka App and book through them.



  1. I have been to Seda so many times but never experienced checking-in. I am planning to spend a staycation there soon with the kids. I want them to have fun just like how your kids enjoyed their pool.

    As for Traveloka App, I have used them too! They are seriously awesome! Easy way to book a place to stay!

  2. First, I wish I could go and visit CDO! Hanggang Baguio lang ata narating ko.
    Second, I’m curious about this Traveloka app. I’ve already heard this from a blogger friend buy I’ve yet to try. Thank you for sharing!

    Hugs from the Eastern side 🙂

  3. nice to read lots of good reviews about traveloka app, will check it out too in a minute ans see how can i enjoy it myself. The hotel swimming looks very inviting! I bet your family had so much fun!

  4. I’m looking forward to Seda’s opening in Bacolod. It’s currently under construction. Thank you for your review of Traveloka app. I will try to use it in our next family vacation.

  5. I love Traveloka App too! I always use it whenever I check for hotels and flights because I often get the best offer! really great app.

    Been to Seda couple of times but never experienced checking in yet, though I’ve seen the rooms already on one of the bloggers tours and a visit to a friend who checked in at the hotel..Definitely next on my list for a staycation. Glad you guys had an awesome stay!

  6. I’ve only ever used TripAdvisor, Trivago and Agoda, I’ve heard about Traveloka but I’ve never given it a try. I’ll check it out and see what deals I can get with it.

    Your daughter and I share a love for clean and elegant bathrooms! It’s the first picture I look for when looking for a room to book. If the bathroom is clean (and fancy, but optional) I book it, because it’s easy to make a bed look inviting, it’s difficult to hide a dirty and gross bathroom, and if the bathroom is clean, it means they actually clean and not just dress up the room. 😛 hehe

  7. I also use Traveloka Mobile app and we checked-in at Dusit Hotel sometime in February. A new Seda Hotel is about to open near our location. Nuvali, Laguna is too far from us, though I also like to bring my family there.

  8. We haven’t been to any Seda Hotel. I also used Traveloka when we booked to Bellevue Hotel last January. The only thing I don’t like about it is that they only give an hour deadline after booking if you will use the over the counter payment. Takbo sa banko ang gagawin mo.

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