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The Sta.Mesa Motel Belt: Romance in a Quickie

There is a joke that the earth will shake on Valentine's Day, and we living near the Sta.Mesa motel zone will probably experience bigger quake intensity.

The Philippines, being a country with extended families, sometimes lacks private places at home for married couples. At night, they often sleep with their children in one room, so for some romantic time together they check-in at some motels.

These are not the usual motels where you check-in after long travel or a road trip. These were created for “quickies” or short-time stay, 3 hours minimum.

Occupying three major roads, these motels can easily be seen by people riding public transportation. Mention the place Stop and Shop or Sta.Mesa in a group conversation and someone will surely giggle and laugh because motels or Mot-mots will probably be on his mind.

The rates vary from hours of stay, time, and if you are occupying a Taxi Room or Garage Room. They are actually inexpensive and, I heard, clean.

Some are like drive-through motels. The taxi enters the place, you go out, and the driver exits the other street.

There are times when the staff give out discount cards (to adults of course) at the sidewalk near their motels. So you must keep an eye on them if you want a discount. But there are some lodges that accept discount cards regardless if it is for another motel.

He can easily be seen by possible lodgers while driving their cars.

Love month or not, lovers will probably be checking-in at one of these motels and lodges in Sta.Mesa And, I hope they will be spending the romantic night together with their legal partner.

written by icuresick

10 comments

  1. boobert

    boobert

    'will surely visit this place soon! but for a lomowalk. hahaha... @superkulisap @renenob @walasiteodito @feelux @grazie @b0rn2b1ush

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  2. superkulisap

    superkulisap

    Erick Cusi, talking from experience. hahahaha! @icuresick @boobert @renenob

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  3. renenob

    renenob

    Kaya pala inabot ng 2 month bago napublish to eh. @superkulisap @renenob @walasiteodito @feelux @grazie @b0rn2b1ush @boobert

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  4. icuresick

    icuresick

    @boobert @superkulisap @renenob @walasiteodito @feelux @grazie @b0rn2b1ush
    Hindi ako d'yan pumupunta. Este hindi ako pumupunta d'yan.

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  5. grazie

    grazie

    hahahaha @renenob talagang nag-research pa ng 2 months dun eh!

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  6. lilaluke

    lilaluke

    great concept! :-)

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  7. stitch

    stitch

    i'm not getting caught dead in those places hahaha but good article @icuresick ;)

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  8. antibiotyx

    antibiotyx

    walang indoor shots? haha

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  9. icuresick

    icuresick

    @stitch haha
    @antibiotyx Hindi naman ako pumapasok sa ganyan eh... lol

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  10. walasiteodito

    walasiteodito

    @antibiotyx yun din hinahanap ko eh haha! baka di pinost ni @icuresick
    hahaha.

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