Hyatt Hotels & Resorts opened the Hyatt City of Dreams Manila. Located 1.8 miles from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the property is a five-minute drive from SM Mall of Asia and the SMX Convention Center, and a 10-minute drive from the World Trade Center and Philippine International Convention Center.
Spread over two towers, Hyatt City of Dreams Manila was created by architectural firm Asya Design, with interiors by Arlen P. De Guzman Design Associates. It houses 365 rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows.
Ranging in size from 377 square feet to 915 square feet, the guestrooms were designed with a focus on efficiency and simplicity. In the living space, there is a work space with an ergonomic desk chair, a 47-inch LED HDTV with an interactive interface, an iPod docking station, and a safe large enough to accommodate a laptop.
Meanwhile, guests staying in any of the 45 Club rooms within Hyatt City of Dreams Manila can visit the Club Lounge on Level 7 of Tower II. In this space, Club guests can enjoy a host of exclusive services including personalized, seated check-in and check-out, breakfast, drinks and snacks throughout the day.
Hyatt City of Dreams Manila has two dining venues. Past a circular reception beneath a spiral chandelier, The Café is the main dining space at Hyatt City of Dreams Manila and offers a range of seating options, from circular booths to private and semi-private rooms to standalone tables. Open 24 hours, The Café is an interactive show-kitchen restaurant. Each of the counters—Italian, Grill and Griddle, Asian, Deli, Comfort Food & Favorites, and Pastry—showcases a different culinary production. The other dining venue is the Lounge.
Similarly available is a business center with office services.
Hyatt City of Dreams Manila’s other amenities include: the outdoor lap pool, a fitness center and the Salon.
The hotel is located within City of Dreams Manila. The focal point at City of Dreams Manila is the Fortune Egg, a golden dome-like structure, accented by dramatic lighting. Within the dome will be two nightclubs by nightclub operator Michael Van Cleef Ault who has created clubs in various cities worldwide, including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Aspen, Sao Paulo, Monte Carlo and London.
For families, DreamPlay is the world’s first family entertainment center from Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation, introducing education-based, interactive entertainment. Spread over 25,834 square feet, DreamPlay includes a 165-seat café; a store; and three themed party rooms.
In addition, City of Dreams Manila houses a ballroom with capacity to seat 500 guests, a multi-level car park, a live performance central lounge, a variety of upscale retailers, and selection of bars and dining venues ranging from casual eateries to fine dining establishments.
For events, City of Dreams Manila has a ballroom. Supported by a pre-function area for breakouts and pre-dinner cocktails, plus a banqueting kitchen equipped for Filipino, Chinese and Western menus, the ballroom can cater up to 500 seated guests.
An events room with the capacity to seat 24 guests is also available for smaller gatherings and company meetings.
City of Dreams Manila marks the entry of Melco Crown Entertainment in the Philippines. The new integrated casino resort at Entertainment City, Manila Bay, Manila, is being developed and will be operated by Melco Crown Philippines in alliance with SM Group’s Belle Corporation.
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