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31st March 2020

A time for hearts, romantic places to celebrate Valentines

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Whether it’s love for yourself, love for your partner or love for your family, your favorite hotels have lined up exciting treats for a memorable Valentines Day.

A Romantic Respite at New World Makati Hotel

 New World Makati Hotel invites couples and loved ones to celebrate a dreamy Valentine’s weekend beginning with a relaxing overnight stay including a sweet treat and a bottle of sparkling wine, an indulgent lunch or dinner buffet with red and pink heart shaped decadent desserts at Café 1228, as well as a free-flowing sparkling wine at The Lounge – setting the stage for a truly romantic respite in the city. Guests who book the Valentine’s weekend room package from 14 to 16 February 2020 are not only proffered with a luxe accommodation and buffet breakfast for two, but are also treated to a special heart-shaped meringue dessert and a bottle of sparkling wine as a romantic turndown amenity. The package starts at PHP8,500 nett for a Deluxe room.

Suite stays, which also include access to the Residence Club floor’s Living Room as well as afternoon cocktails, start at PHP12,000 nett. Couples can have both their hearts’ and tums’ fill with an extensive buffet selection concluded with an array of pink and red hued desserts for lunch and dinner at Café 1228 on 14 February 2020. The restaurant’s famous US angus prime rib, whole salmon in salt crust, and herb and garlic roasted leg of lamb, are paired with the freshest oysters, lobsters, prawns, scallops, as well as curated charcuterie and cheeses, pasta prepared a la minute, Japanese sushi and sashimi, and much more.

On Valentine’s Day dinner, 14 February 2020, there will be live entertainment and a special token for the ladies. The Valentine’s weekend buffet is at PHP2,888 nett per person for lunch and dinner. An optional upgrade for free-flowing wine is at PHP599 nett per person. Couples can toast and celebrate love anew with free-flowing Prosecco Romio Extra Dry sparkling wine, also offered at The Lounge from 4 PM to 8 PM for PHP888 nett per person. In addition, a complimentary box of chocolate pralines comes with each order of a bottle of sparkling wine or champagne at The Lounge between 14 to 16 February 2020.

For information and reservations, guests may call New World Makati Hotel at +63 8811 6888 or email Reservations.manila@newworldhotels.com and FBReservations.manila@newworldhotels.com.

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Love and Romance at Diamond Hotel Philippines

Make Valentine’s Day extraordinary for you and your loved ones with a swoon-worthy staycation and an exceptional dining selection at this prime location along the Manila Bay. Whether it’s a day off with that special someone or a weekend spent with the family, you can give your loved ones a premium staycation that shows how much you care. A Romantic Sojourn is certain to sweep them off their feet with Php15,000 nett per night in a Premier Room, a staycation elevated by complimentary Dinner for 2 at Corniche and other great perks. Book this getaway and treat your special someone like royalty from February 13-16, 2020. You can also feel the love all month long with the Be My Valentine package, which can be booked until February 29, 2020. With a starting rate of Php5,999 nett per night in a Deluxe Room inclusive of complimentary buffet breakfast for 2 and much more, this offer is ideal for family stay-ins, too.

Your Valentine’s date will want for nothing at Corniche with a special Lunch or Dinner buffet from February 13-16, 2020. With a complimentary glass of champagne on the 14th and live instrumental music to spark the mood on the 14th and 15th, it’s the ideal setting for giving in to your heart’s delight.

Step into a picturesque Japanese paradise tucked away in the metro and surprise your date with new, unexpected flavors at Yurakuen. Share a spread of authentic Japanese specialties beneath the crystal cherry blossom tree with the 8-Course Lunch and Dinner Menu from February 13-15, 2020.

With an ambience that keeps the conversation cruising, the Lobby Lounge is a great place for cultivating something special and getting to know each other better. A lavish 4-Course Set Menu and vibrant Valentine-themed pastries are bound to get you cozying up together from February 14-15, 2020, with a saxophonist to perform during dinner for a lovely, final touch. A dreamy date at the Poolside on February 14, 2020 will certainly leave the right impression! Make your Valentine’s date a grand gesture with a 5-Course Dinner Set Menu with entertainment by a duo musician.

Take things to the 27th level with your significant other at Bar27. The view alone is enough to take their breath away; add a 4-Course Dinner Set Menu, a signature cocktail or two, plus a live band to keep the vibe electric and you’re bound to have a night to remember on February 14, 2020. Ladies dining on February 14, 2020, Valentine’s Day during dinner will receive a sweet heart-shaped macaron giveaway and a long-stemmed rose. Dining promotions are available from February 13 to 16, 2019.

For room reservations, call (632) 8528-3000 ext. 1141 and for restaurant reservations, call (632) 8528-3000 ext. 1121. Room package is valid for local residents only. Terms and conditions apply.

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Valentine Hearts come alive at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Romance beats vividly in Pasig City, as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila celebrates Valentine’s Day with dining promotions that satisfy one’s palate. Guests dining at any of the Hotel’s restaurants or bars may choose to celebrate their evenings on a sparkling, classy note, with glasses or bottles of Moët & Chandon Rosé Imperial or Impérial Brut champagne. These premium champagne varieties are available at limited promotional prices from 13 and 14 February 2020. Gourmands who wish to embark on a global gastronomical experience may opt to dine in Cucina on Level 24. Aside from the restaurant’s signatures like the paella mixta, its roast selection, and an indulgent selection of desserts, a special a la carte menu will be made available for dinner on 13 and 14 February 2020. Dining rates per person for the dinner buffet spread is at PHP 2988.

At Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge, guests can look forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day with a curated tapas buffet while enjoying the performance of Real Groove Band beginning 8PM. Door charge per guest is available at PHP 3,000++, inclusive of the Sky Lounge’s Strawberry Daiquiri as a welcome drink.

From 13 to 15 February 2020, Lung Hin features two special set menus good for two, featuring the fresh flavours of authentic Cantonese cuisine. Available for PHP 4380++ for every couple, the “Beloved” menu includes Baked Stuffed Crab Meat in Shell, Pan-fried Garoupa Fillet with Truffle Oil and Sugar Peas, and Braised Tofu with Wild Mushrooms in Oyster Sauce. Meanwhile, the “One and Only” menu presents dishes including Baked Slipper Lobster with Supreme Stock, Sautéed Diced Beef Cubes with Garlic, and Steamed Stuffed Vegetarian Treasure in Inari Bag. The “One and Only” selection is available for PHP 5880++ for two persons.

Café Pronto’s Love Bites will be made available in whimsy designs — chocolate lollipops, chocolate pots, Strawberry Tart, and Berry Lamingtons. Guests nursing serious dessert cravings are also encouraged to indulge in Café Pronto’s Dark and White Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Almond Nuts, which is available for PHP 1500.

For more information and reservations on Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s offers for Valentine’s Day, please call (+632) 7720 7720 or email restaurant.mnl@marcopolohotels.com.

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ROMANTIC INDULGENCE AT CITY OF DREAMS MANILA

City of Dreams Manila sets the tone for a romantic month-long celebration of Valentine’s with a trove of tasteful offerings at its award-winning signature restaurants, Nobu Manila and Crystal Dragon; an array of sweet entertainment deals at DreamPlay and CenterPlay; blissful treatment sessions at Nuwa Spa and Nobu Spa; and other lovely treats that are sure to impress loved ones at Café Society, Chocol8 and Hyatt Regency’s The Café.

Crystal Dragon lays out a five-course Valentine’s Set Menu  (P3, 880++ per person), which captures the best of Cantonese cuisine and other regional Chinese specialties. The menu, available from February 9 to 16, consists of Black Pepper Duck Meat Swan Dumpling and Deep-fried Prawn Swan Dumpling; Braised Sea Treasures and Scallop Dumpling and Black Truffle in Lobster Bisque; Braised Pork Ribs with Red Wine Vinegar and Wolfberry Reduction; Wok-fried Egg Noodles with Seafood, Sliced Abalone and Vegetable Sauce; and Double-boiled Warm Manuka Honey Ginger Tea, Chestnut, and Sesame Dumpling.

Nobu Manila highlights its five-course Valentine’s Omakase (P10,000 nett for two) that comes with a complimentary welcome sake cocktail. Exclusively available on February 14, the Omakase begins with Nobu Sashimi Trio, which is composed of Oyster New Style, Oyster with Mango Salsa, and Kinme with Soy Cream Truffle followed by a seasonal selection of Nobu Sushi including Anago, Wagyu, Seared Uni Cup, and Tamago. Whole Blue Crab, creamy and spicy with shitake, negi, masago and scallop chawan mushi; and Sous vide Australian Tenderloin with Dark Chocolate, Sake and Mirin Reduction Demi-glace, Broccolini and Nobu Style Fries come after. A plate of Fraisier Crème Mousseline Parfait with Champagne Jelly and Strawberries completes the Omakase.

Café Society, Chocol8, and Hyatt Regency’s The Café highlight a selection of Valentine’s hampers and other sweet gift ideas. From February 10 to 15 at Café Society, heart-shaped Linzer cookies, St. Valentine’s cookies, and indulgent cakes starting at P150 nett, along with single-stemmed rose and flower arrangements starting at P500 nett are available. Hampers that come with an assortment of cuddly teddy bears, flowers, a bottle of prosecco, and cookies and cakes starting at P1,000 nett also make a fitting gift for the occasion. Available month-long at Chocol8 are decadent handcrafted chocolates, consisting of neatly packaged 200-gram Valentine White and Milk Chocolate Macadamia bars (P1,000 nett each), brown and pink bear chocolate sculptures (P2,400 nett each). Chocol8 also offers hampers starting at P1,500 nett replete with pralines and dragees, which come with other lovely gifts including a snuggly teddy bear and a bottle of Martini Rose among others. At The Café at Hyatt Regency, the featured cake of the month is Raspberry Earl Grey Cake – a decadent medley of seductive raspberry coulis on top of a soft, gluten-free sponge cake and coated with Earl Grey tea-infused mousse.

CenterPlay, City of Dreams Manila’s contemporary entertainment bar on the gaming floor, is staging a Valentine’s party with hitmaker Rey Valera. Joining him in the line-up are other CenterPlay bands including HeartBeats, Part 3 and Higher Ground. Interested guests can reserve a seat or a table starting at P1,500nett which is inclusive of consumable snacks.

For those who want to wind down and make Valentine’s extra special, Nuwa Spa and Nobu Spa are highlighting pampering treatments available for the whole month of February. Nobu Spa is offering the Romantic Revelry for Two package (P7,900nett), which comes with a delightful serving of luscious chocolates and two glasses of Martini. The rejuvenating 90-minute treatment includes a 60-min Yin Yang Couples Massage and 30-minute treatment of either an Express Facial or a Barako Coffee Scrub. Nuwa Spa highlights its signature treatments with its Sweet Treats promotion for couples, which comes with a thoughtful serving of luscious chocolates and two champagne flutes. Guests have a choice between the Soul Mate package (P14,800nett), which is inclusive of a 60-minute Yin Yang Couples Massage and a 60-minute treatment of either a Nuwa Radiance Facial or Deep Cleanse Facial; or the Better Half package (P18,800nett), which comes with a 30-minute flower bath, a 30-minute bespoke body scrub treatment, and a choice between a 90-minute muscle release treatment or a combination of a 60-minute muscle release treatment plus a 30-minute OM Express Facial.

For inquiries, call 8800-8080 or e-mail guestservices@cod-manila.com or visit www.cityofdreamsmanila.com.

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Hearts flutter at Novotel Manila Araneta City

There’s a piece of Valentine’s for everyone at Novotel Manila Araneta City! Lovers, families, friends and self-partnered hearts are welcome to enjoy varied offerings to express romance, admiration and sweet quality time.

Recipes from the Heart. Love served through your palate is passionately prepared by our global culinary team across all food outlets. On February 14, couples can spend time under the stars with live musical entertainment for a romantically lit dinner by the outdoor pool on the 6th floor with a 5-course set pair menu and glass of Rose wine for only PHP 2,500 nett per person. The Lovers menu is highlighted with entrees of Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Scamorza Cheese Crust, Balsamic Braised Cabbaged glazed with Rosemary Oil and Potato Puree or Seared Cod Fillet, Sauteed Prawns, Spinach Mash with Creamy Caper Sauce and Pilaf Rice and end it with a sweet note of Spicy Chocolate Mousse, Passion Fruit Sable, Meringue, Petit Fours for dessert and a choice of freshly brewed coffee or tea.

While at the Food Exchange Manila, a wider selection of dishes from the heart will catch you to fall in love at first bite. Your special dinner buffet will feature Prime Rib, Grilled Seafood, Valentine-inspired desserts and a glass of Rose wine for only PHP 2,500 nett per person.

Pamper in Pair. For those who would like to enjoy a revitalizing bonding time, you can tag along a friend or your partner for a combined 90-minute pure relaxation treatment, an additional 15 minutes use of the steam room capped with two (2) complimentary glasses of wine for only PHP 5,300 nett. Checking-in for a staycation from now until February 29, 2020 treats you to an enjoyable rate starting at PHP 5,700 nett for a weekend stay in a Superior room with breakfast for two adults and two children ages 15 years old and below plus an enjoyable treat of two Gateway Cinema tickets that you can use any day within the month.

For more information, call (02) 8990 7888 or visit www.novotelmanilaaranetacity.com.

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Experience Love in Luxurious Ways at Midori this Valentine’s Day

Midori Clark Hotel and Casino will open the doors of its cozy and homey Baccus Lounge for a romantic dinner for two for the Love and Dine. The said lounge will transform into a dreamy and fabulous setting paired with a live violin performance for a perfect and luxurious valentine date. Enjoy the evening and savor the luxury paired with an array of special Semi-Buffet dinner prepared by Executive Chef, Marcos Dungca. Dinner kicks off with a Cream of Mushroom “Cappuccino” Soup, Charcuterie and Assorted Cheese Platter paired with various salads that teases your palate and sets the tone for the rest of the courses. The main courses make you choose from US Prime Rib-Eye Steak with Bacon-Wrapped Scallops or Duo of Charcoal Grilled Lamb Chops with Tiger Prawn both served with green asparagus, roasted beets or marble potatoes. Sweetness is beyond in twos, Midori Clark Hotel and Casino pastry chefs have come up with a delectable dessert selection. A celebration is never complete with a good wine, the lavish dinner is inclusive of a glass of wine and to wrap the romantic dinner ladies get a long-stemmed rose and a photo souvenir for the couple as an ender. The Love and Dine is priced at P2,500 net/head and opens from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Midori Clark Hotel and Casino will also stage a Love Feast – a Valentine Dinner Buffet at the main dining outlet, Toscana Dining. The buffet will feature an array of International selections from more than 50 dishes and stations with live performances from the Hums and Strings, favorite love songs played in Sax and accompanied by a famed local singer. Plus, all diners get a chance to win lovely luxury treats such as a Weekend Buffet for two at Toscana Dining or a massage treatment at Chan Spa and ladies get a long stemmed rose and the whole family can snap-a-shot at the photo booth. The Love Feast is priced at P2,000 net/head and opens from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Limited seats and guaranteed reservations only! For reservations, email restaurants@midorihotel.com or call 09178682217 or 045 308 8888.


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