Antipolo has become one of the favorite weekend destinations because of its proximity from the Metro. Known as the Pilgrimage Capital of the Philippines, people would often flock the place for contemplative church visits. Aside from that, those who wanted to unwind from the busy city life do get a dose of some nature escape and awesome food trip in the area. Surely, an overnight getaway in this popular Rizal town sounds exciting with Café Lupe Bed and Breakfast spoiling guests with a home-away-from-home accommodations with a bonus family KTV.

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Deriving its name from Our Lady of Guadalupe, Café Lupe was first established in 2003 by Mr. Alvin M. Carranza. It started as a Mexican inspired restaurant in Manila, specifically along Guadalupe, that later on reached as far as Tagaytay and Boracay. Today, Café Lupe resides in Antipolo and has evolved into a homey hostel consisting of a restaurant and family KTV.

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Accommodations

“We wanted to give guests just a chill vibe”, says Albright, son of Mr. Alvin Carranza, who now manages the place. When we got to sit down with him over some food in the hostel’s resto, he added that Café Lupe’s intention is to give that laidback feeling where people won’t even mind what clothes to wear.

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Set on a combination of concrete and wooden interiors, Café Lupe’s atmosphere is simply modern. With eight rooms, the place felt so intimate as if I was not staying in a hostel but in our home. If you actually have a slightly huge family or group outing, you can rent the entire place to yourselves.

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All of the rooms are good for two persons (with an option of either a queen size bed or two single beds) except for one room with king size bed that can accommodate three guests. I stayed in Teen Azkals room having two single beds with my fellow blogger, Dianne of Curly Dianne.

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There was nothing fancy in our room but I personally find it really neat and spacious enough for two. Even the small bathroom is very clean with basic toiletries and hot shower. Wi-fi is a bit problematic though with a poor connection.

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For an affordable budget, Café Lupe indeed offers a pleasant accommodations meeting the fundamental necessities of guests.

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Restaurant and Food

Café Lupe restaurant combines traditional Filipino and Mexican food in their menu. Favorite Filipino breakfast like Tosilog and Tapsilog is being served all day.

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Breakfast is already included for the basic rooms costing PHP 1.800. If you want to try some of their dishes, their menu is affordable. From some of the dishes we’ve tried, I like their Grilled Liempo, Kadyos and Pork Sisig. I also recommend their Nachos Muchos especially if you’re availing their family KTV.

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A cozy bar is also available where you can have some beer or cocktails. Whether day or night, you definitely will enjoy the view of Manila skyline from the restaurant.

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Live Band and Family KTV

Yes, you read that right! Café Lupe offers family KTV! Aside from chilling at the restaurant’s bar, you can spend the rest of the night singing and partying with your group. You can even have your food ordered at the restaurant served in the KTV room.

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Aside from the family KTV, a live band also performs at the al fresco eating area. Just imagine dining while being lighted by the moon and the stars and being serenaded by good music!

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25 Comments

  1. Reply

    Sriparna

    July 13, 2016

    Lovely place; though wifi seems to be a bit broken, I’d spend my time in peace without it:) They seem to have taken care of all the amenities… I’m glad you had fun!

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    Joanna

    July 13, 2016

    The rooms seem basic bun comfy and the food delicious. I would love to try out that breakfast, yummy. The night view is lovely as well, perfect to enjoy a glass of wine there before going to bed.

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    Sam Coronado (@followyouroad)

    July 14, 2016

    I’ve heard a lot about Cafe Lupe but only as a cafe. I didn’t know they have stays there! But I would love to try it too because it’s near Manila! Thanks for the idea 🙂

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    Jen Yang

    July 14, 2016

    I immediately thought – wedding venueeee~ <3 The place is beautiful and it's just in Antipolo. Hope to experience Cafe Lupe soon.

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    theresa

    July 14, 2016

    I have heard raves about Cafe Lupe and this is the first post I read about the details of the services that they’re offering. i hope I can consider Cafe Lupe when I visit south soon. I’m here in the North. the food capital of the country.

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    erwin who

    July 14, 2016

    This place has it all! If my home was close to this bar, I would be so here every night. It has the three things I enjoy the most. good food, good beer, and good music.

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    David Ricardo Ferro

    July 14, 2016

    Cool place! Great Blog Arianne the programmer! {}

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      Arrianne Guzman

      July 18, 2016

      Thanks Rich! Talagang may “the programmer” haha

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    Bro Alchemist

    July 14, 2016

    Wow, the sisig, and everything in the pics. Plus the night view looks awesome while drinking beer. BTW, just a suggestion, I think you should increase your font size a bit. 😀

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      Arrianne Guzman

      July 18, 2016

      Thank you for the suggestion, very much appreciated! 🙂

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    Erik

    July 14, 2016

    Haha. Ang cool nang place, except sa wifi. I think they should fix it. Magandang ilagay sa instagram yung mga pictures. 😉

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    ROBERT LEE

    July 15, 2016

    Hi, Arrianne. Cafe Lupo B&B seems like a nice place to stay at. One downside for me is the KTV. I like it quiet. So hopefully, when I sit on the outdoor tables and chairs, WHICH I LIKE VERY MUCH, I wouldn’t hear anyone singing. Hotel room is very basic and looks clean. I can also say the same thing about the food too. Hope the prices matches the value of their quality of service.

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    Riss

    July 15, 2016

    The place is nice! I’ll suggest this next time if my friends and I decide to have a one day getaway.

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    Princess Mikee

    July 15, 2016

    I love the entertainment place. Looks like a great place to stay when you want to have an all night fun with family and friends.

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    Sabine

    July 15, 2016

    Café lupe looks good in the day. Its looking much better even at night. Very cosy and it looks like a great place to meet With friends. Or stay With family!

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    Sheri

    July 15, 2016

    I like places that are comfortable and places that can be great for a getaway weekend. It looks quite cosy though maybe a little too simple. When the lights come on in the evening however it looks very lovely. Of course with the Manila skyline who can complain?

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    Dunja

    July 15, 2016

    I love the interior of Cafe Lupe. Also, food seems really delicious. Looks like a lovely place to stay 🙂

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    Zwitsy

    July 15, 2016

    I like the ambiance. It’s so modern and stylish. the food, I bet it’s delish and the fact that they are affordable as well, that’s combo!

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    Teresa Dumadag

    July 16, 2016

    I’ve been intrigued with Cafe Lupe for years now. But I have tried it until now. I’m glad that they have this place in Antipolo now. I wonder if it would be ok to bring my small kids to this place for an overnight stay.

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    Charm Gamboa

    July 16, 2016

    The view is breathtaking. I want to bring my family here. Their bar looks cool also with those lights 😊

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    Berlin

    July 16, 2016

    This is one place i would love to visit soonest, and with of course my family. They will surely enjoy the food. The KTV would be something, I believe, they would all love as they truly enjoy singing. Love the ambiance, specially the rooms.

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    Maria

    July 16, 2016

    It looks like a good place to stay in and spend some time. However the serving of the tocino looks inept for the meal. However, it’s an affordable place to have a staycation for a short while or a stopover for travelling.

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    Klaudia

    July 16, 2016

    Oops , first I thought , well I didn’t know what to think when I saw the first images . It looked very basic at first sight. But as I was going on , the pictures were getting more and more appealing . The rooms are really nice and tidy , and the food looks delicious . Seems to be a nice place all together !

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    Rowena C

    July 17, 2016

    I heard a lot of good things about Cafe Lupe. The place looks homey perfect for a staycation with family and bonding with friends

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    jared's mum

    July 22, 2016

    Wow, this is a lovely expansion from Cafe Lupe. This will be worth a visit to the east. They used to have this branch at Guadalupe and I used to pass by it to and from work everyday but never got the chance to actually go and visit. Hopefully, I can check this one out with my boys soon.

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