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Fall in Love at the New Marriott Hotel Manila

January 29, Manila—This Valentine’s, get captivated at the recently-opened Marriott Hotel Manila. Set in the premier tourism complex of Resorts World Manila and ideally located in Newport City right across the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, the new Marriott Hotel Manila is perfect for celebrating the season of love.

Spend the whole day close to your loved ones amidst a backdrop of modern architectural design. Bring your special someone and rekindle flames anew as you explore the world-class amenities and services that the hotel offers.

From February 12 to 14, enjoy a romantic candle-lit dinner at Marriott Café. For only Php1750, take pleasure in a sumptuous buffet with Asti Martini, a special box of heart pralines and sweet desserts in a wash of red. Just in Front of Marriott Café is Java+, where you can avail of gift boxes of rose, pralines, and demi of sparkling wine. Should you opt for a more intimate dining experience, Cru Steakhouse offers mouthwatering set menus paired with sparkling wine for only Php2800 per person. Cru’s interiors of bold earth tones under subdued lighting with splashes of intense colors are sure to set the mood for a night of steak and wine indulgence.

As the color of the night sky deepens, spend the evenings in the hotel’s premium deluxe rooms. From February 12 to 15, avail of hotel accommodations for only USD150++, be surprised with champagne and strawberries set up in the room and wake up to a wonderful daily buffet breakfast at Marriott Café.

With all these wondrous offers this February, you will indeed fall in love with Marriott Hotel Manila, the newest hotel in the country to take your breath away. Marriott Hotel Manila is a quick 15-minute drive from the Makati business district and merely 15 minutes from Bonifacio Global City Taguig. The hotel offers first-rate accommodations including luxurious bedding, high speed internet, 40-inch, high definition LCD televisions with jack pack plug and play systems and spacious work areas.  The two top floors house executive level rooms and 19 suites. Guests can enjoy a spectacular view of the 18-hole Villamor golf course from the executive lounge. To know more about the hotel and its promotions, call (02) 988 9999 or visit www.marriott.com/mnlap

Marriott Hotels & Resorts inspires your best performance during travel, delivering an experience that helps you work and relax in your own way.  Marriott’s nearly 500 locations in 60 countries provide genuine care coupled with fresh, classic design, making it the leading choice for travelers and meeting planners.  All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.marriott.com

Where to Spend Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a big red-letter day here in the Philippines. So as early as January, couples and even groups of friends already book their activities.

If you’re still deciding where to go or how to spend your Valentine’s Day, here’s a list.

  1. Happy Vanilla Valentine at Devarama Spa, Dusit Thani Hotel – Smooth subtle scent of  floral vanilla bath (30 minutes), followed by deep cleansing vanilla colada body scrub (30 minutes), then capped with a relaxing vanilla and patchouli aromatic massage (90 minutes). The package is Php5,800++ per person and Php10,400++ per couple. For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 867-3333 or  email at manila@devaranaspa.com or visit www.devaranaspa.com.
  2. Sweet Valentine at Sulo Hotel –  On Feb. 13, enjoy a pre-Valentine Romantic Candlelit Eat-All-You-Can, Sit Down Dinner at the Cafe Paraiso, or at the Sushi Bar’s Japanese for My Sweet Promo for only Php1,200. net per person. On Feb. 14, have a lunch at Cafe Paraiso and dinner buffet with more than 50 varieties of delectable cuisine. Meals come with complimentary roses, sunflower and gifts, special heart-shaped chocolates, plus a chance to win a romantic vacation for two (2) in Baguio City. For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 924-5051 to71, or visit www.sulohotel.com.ph.
  3. Valentine Getaway at One Tagaytay Place – Cozy deluxe room accommodations, breakfast, and dinner for two (2) with a glass of wine, all for only Php5,600 net. Couples will get surprise gifts with freshly baked goodies from Rowena’s Delicacies and a chance to win on-the-spot raffle prizes from The A. Venue Hotel Suites and Outback Steakhouse. Add only Php800 for an upgrade to a classy 1-bedroom suite with the same perks. For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 584-4111, (632) 8188318, or visit www.onetagaytayplace.com.
  4. Suite Surrender at Discovery Suites – For the whole month of February, couples can enjoy special accommodations in a Junior Suite. Accommodations include breakfast for two at Restaurant 5 and an exotic 60-minute massage treatment at Terra Wellness Spa.  All this for Php7,250 nett per night. On Valentine’s Day, enjoy the “Fire & Ice” treat at 22 Prime, where you get to taste a special 5-course dinner for Php1,295+ per person inclusive of a flute of sparkling wine and long-stemmed roses for the ladies. Or couples may want to go “That’s Amore” dinner buffet on Feb 13 and 14 at Restaurant 5. Here they can enjoy Iltalian classic dishes and premium wines with matching old-country music plus sparkling wine and long-stemmed roses for the ladies. All this for Php850+ per person. For inquiries and reservations, email fbds@discovery.com.ph.
  5. Valentine Suite and Sweets and Wine and Dine Your Valentine at Renaissance Makati City Hotel – From Feb 13 to 15, couples can choose from any of the 598-room deluxe hotel and get a special rate of US$165. That includes buffet breakfast for two at M2M (morning to midnight), and a choice of between a buffet dinner for two at M2M or a Php2,500 dinner voucher for creative Continental restaurant Bocarinos or at the newly opened fine Cantonese restaurant Jasmine. A complimentary glass of bubbly wine, red or white wine tops off the meal at Php1,382 per person. For more information and reservations, visit www.renaissancehotels.com.
  6. Red Letter Day at Taft Tower Hotel – Couples can enjoy room-rate promos for only Php2,600 in deluxe rooms. The promo comes with two glasses of red wine and a long-stemmed rose or a gift that men can give to their special someone. For inquiries and bookings, visit www.taftowerhotel.com.
  7. Stay in Love… A Deluxe Romance at Hotel Vida – Couples can have an enjoyable evening at their junior suites with a candlelit dinner at the veranda and a breakfast-in-bed the day after for only Php7,750 nett. The men can also take their special someone to Salt Coffee Shop. For inquiries and reservations, email reservations@hotelvidaclark.com or visit www.hotelvidaclark.com/fuegohotels.com.

Philippine Daily Inquirer, LifeStyle Section. January 31, 2009.
Manila Bulletin, Travel & Tourism. February 1, 2009.