30 °C Manila, PH
26th May 2024

Lanson Place Mall of Asia, Manila officially opens


Lanson Place Mall of Asia, Manila, has ushered in a new era of luxury hospitality with its grand opening on April 24, 2024. Merging contemporary design with renowned Filipino hospitality, the elegant establishment offers unmatched comfort and sophistication. Held in the presence of dignitaries and media figures, the hotel’s inauguration marks an exciting new chapter in the hospitality scene of the Philippines’ capital.

The inauguration commenced with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Porte Cochère, led by Honorable Pasay City Mayor Imelda Calixto-Rubiano; SM Hotels and Conventions Corporation’s President Elizabeth Sy, and  Executive Vice President Peggy Angeles; Director for Corporate Development of Wing Tai Asia Karen Li; Chief Executive Officer of Lanson Place Hospitality Management (LPHM) Michael Hobson; Director for Operations of LPHM Mark Burns; and Vice-President and General Manager of Lanson Place Mall of Asia Manila Laurent Boisdron. Chairman of the Executive Committee of SM Prime Holdings Hans T. Sy and Executive Director of SM Investments Corporation Harley T. Sy were also present at the launch event as Guests of Honour.

Lanson Place’s inviting ambience and interior design welcomed guests to the lobby, where crafted drinks and bites were served from Madeleine High Tea, the hotel’s ground floor restaurant that recently opened in conjunction with the launch. Guests then proceeded to the Saffron Grand Ballroom for the main event, where executives of Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited and SM Hotels and Conventions Corp., including Peggy Angeles, Michael Hobson, and Laurent Boisdron, engaged in lively and enlightening discussions with representatives from national news outlets, offering insights into the distinctive character of Lanson Place Mall of Asia.

“Beyond the property’s physical amenities, what truly sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to service excellence. Over the last two years, our team of devoted hosts has cultivated a deep understanding of true service culture and extensive expertise in the long-stay hospitality experience, always centred squarely on guest satisfaction,” said Boisdron in his welcome address, echoing the positive reviews received online.

“The addition of the Lanson Place brand fully complements SM Hotel’s prestigious portfolio, with its impressive track record in the serviced suites category. As such, we take on the opportunity to serve a new market, with our very first serviced apartment-hotel hybrid property,” remarked Angeles.

World-standard dining and living experience

While enjoying panoramic views of Manila Bay, guests also indulged in culinary offerings from Lanson Place’s in-house restaurant, Cyan Modern Kitchen, featuring creations including truffle mushroom chicken fricassee, red wine-braised veal cheeks, and cochinillo.

An immersive property tour followed, showcasing Lanson Place Mall of Asia’s world-class amenities and accommodations, including Deluxe Rooms, Superior Rooms, Hotel Suites, Studio Residences, and One- and Two-Bedroom Suite Residences.

All are perfectly designed to meet the needs of stylish business travellers, tourists, and residents, whether staying for short or long-term periods. The tour also highlighted how the property’s architecture and interior design perfectly capture a harmonious fusion of modern luxury and Filipino cultural heritage.

Guests were also introduced to Lanson Place’s dining options beyond Cyan Modern Kitchen and Madeleine High Tea in the form of BLK12 Café|Bar, Bytes, Focus, and EDGE Pool Bar.

Lanson Place Mall of Asia, Manila, is a joint venture of SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. and Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited. This partnership has laid a robust foundation for Lanson Place, symbolizing a vital and promising venture between these two entities.


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