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Opening in the district of Malate

New Centara Hotels and Resorts property to open in Central Manila

Sep 09, 2011

Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced that Centara Hotel Manila, a four-star property located in the culturally-rich district of Malate in Manila, will open on October 18 this year.

The hotel will be operated by Centara under a management contract.

A newly-built, 15-storey property, the hotel features 96 rooms and suites, the minimum size being a spacious 43 sqm, with all rooms having views overlooking the city or Manila Bay.

“We are delighted to be opening such a superb new property in this very central location in Manila,” said Suthikiati Chirathivat, Chairman of the Executive Board, Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited, “This is an important element in our strategy for overseas growth, and we feel the Philippines has enormous potential for us.”

Gerd Steeb, president of Centara Hotels & Resorts, said the location of this property is excellent for both leisure and business travelers.

“We are adjacent to Roxas Boulevard, one of the main arteries of Manila, and close to many government buildings,” he said, “At the same time, Malate’s famous cultural attractions such as Rajah Sulayman Park and Malate Church are within five minutes’ walk, and the restaurants and shops for which the district is also famous are all easily accessible from the hotel.”

Centara Hotel Manila’s 96 rooms comprise 30 Superior rooms, 34 Deluxe rooms, 26 Premium rooms, 5 Junior Suites, and 1 Executive Suite. Each of the rooms and suites offers a choice of king bed or two double queen beds, accommodating up to two adults and two children in comfort.

The hotel’s all-day-dining restaurant, The World, offers local flavous and international cuisines, with a combination of set menus of Filipino, Thai, Chinese, and Mediterranean influences served for lunch and dinner.

The rooftop restaurant and lounge, Ginger & Lime, reinvents Thai cuisine with an extensive selection of fusion dishes and international classics to be savored al fresco or indoors.

A large swimming pool is located on the hotel rooftop and has its own sundeck and lounge bar, and the Centara-brand SPA Cenvaree offers a wide selection of traditional and modern treatments.

Located on the second floor is a meeting room that can accommodate up to 80 persons and which offers the latest meetings equipment.

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s largest operator of hotels, with 37 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the kingdom. A further 16 resorts in the Maldives, Philippines, Vietnam, Bali Indonesia, Srilanka, and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 53 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs.

Centara operates 21 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, and the company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens are taken care of. Centara Hotels & Resorts also operates two state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, and one in Udon Thani in northeastern Thailand.

For more information and reservations, please contact tel. +662 101 1234 ext. 1 or email to or visit .


New Centara Hotels and Resorts property to open in Central Manila
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