Novotel Suites Manila: Century Properties introduces first hotel

Upscale developer Century Properties has formally opened its first hospitality venture.

Novotel Suites Manila, which is located at the sixth and final tower of Acqua Private Residences in Mandaluyong City, is a 152-room hotel conceptualized by Century Properties in partnership with multinational hospitality company Accor.

Century Properties said the hotel takes pride in being located mid-point in Metro Manila, opening a plethora of options for its guests who are planning to shop, explore, or look for entertainment hotspots in Makati, Ortigas, and Bonifacio Global City.

The hotel offers four room types – standard studio, one bedroom deluxe suite, one bedroom superior suite, and one bedroom premier suite.

Century Properties has tapped King Golden Dragon, the company behind House of Lasagna, as the hotel’s food and beverage partner.

A pastry shop located on the hotel’s ground floor is scheduled to be launched next month.

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