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SOFITEL PHILIPPINE PLAZA – FACT SHEET

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Manila, Philippines is the home of Sofitel Philippine Plaza. A cosmopolitan city rich in history, Manila is a melting pot of Malay, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese cultural influences, as evidenced by the food, architecture, local practices and festivities, and the exotic racial mix of its people who are known the world over for their unique brand of warm hospitality. Manila is a portal to some of the finest beaches in the Philippines, including Boracay, and those in Palawan, Bohol and Cebu. Located right next to the awe-inspiring Manila Bay, Sofitel Philippine Plaza sits adjacent to the historic Cultural Center of the Philippines, with both domestic and international airports only 15 minutes away. Manila’s prime cultural attractions, such as the ancient Spanish walled city, the Manila Cathedral and the renowned Mall of Asia are only a short distance from the hotel. Sofitel Philippine Plaza is approximately half an hour away from Makati City, Manila’s central business district, where shopping, dining and entertainment options abound. Goran Aleks The hotel is a masterpiece created by National Artist for Architecture Leandro Locsin, while the hotel’s grounds, resort pool, and gardens were designed by Ildefonso P. Santos, another National Artist. The hotel is a shining example of a classic collaboration between two famed designers – an endeavor that withstood the test of time and continues to delight visitors and guests. Sofitel Philippine Plaza continuously upgrades and renovates its hotel rooms and facilities, and keeps the architecture of Lindy Locsin and the landscape of IP Santos intact and faithful to the original, well-served intent. The recent rooms renovation was undertaken by Spin Design Studios with headquarters in Japan. The only 5-star luxury resort hotel in Manila, Sofitel Philippine Plaza was established in 2007. Boasting of spectacular views of the Manila Bay and lush landscapes and greenery, the exquisite tropical setting within the city is unrivalled. Newly renovated with minimalist interiors, breathtaking views and traditional touches of local décor using capiz shells and coconut inlays make` the muted elegance and luxurious details of the famous hotel by the bay a sight to behold. The Sofitel Philippine Plaza has a total of 609 rooms, including 2 Opera Suites, 4 Luxury Suites, 8 Prestige Suites, 38 Sofitel Suites and the magnificent Imperial Suite. Private balconies on each of the 609 guest rooms including 45 suites provide spacious accommodation and the most spectacular view of the famous sunset over Manila Bay. The Imperial Suite’s exquisitely appointed rooms – all three bedrooms, foyer, living, dining and music rooms with library, kitchen

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The Superior Room has stylishly minimalist interiors showcasing the finest in Philippine craftsmanship. SoFit is a health and fitness center that provides up-to-the-minute wellness programs with top-of-the-line cardio machines from Life Fitness. free weights and the state-of-the-art strength training machine. Guests may enjoy luxurious amenities by L’Occitane and Hermes. Philippe’s Salon boasts of a team of highly trained hair and make-up specialists. . coffee and tea making services. dark wood and natural accents. safety box. and spa suite with a state-of-the-art Trautwein Crystal Bath and sundeck. Philippe Tordjman. total comfort and rejuvenation is the promise of the award-winning MyBed designed exclusively for Sofitel guests. A service jogging trail within the 2-acre property and the larger CCP complex makes for fun runs and brisk walks. dry and wet sauna. daily newspapers and in-room movies. The hotel’s signature facility. IDD telephone dataports for fax and modem. Kinesis. nine treatment suites that include a duo suite with huge bath tub. the Filipino’s ancient art of healing. the Hilot Secret. however. minibar. using exclusive signature treatments and pampering body rituals that range from Eastern and modern western techniques. All rooms have air-conditioning. LeSpa is a design oasis for the soul. The Zen Institute is a renowned medical spa featuring the latest and the finest in natural. with a unique French touch. the experience of blissful rest is beyond compare. At the Luxury Club Sofitel Room. Sports and recreational facilities may also be enjoyed at the Hotel. LeSpa’s treatments integrate local Filipino flavor. With the spacious 42 sqm guest room. A unique 10-stall aqua golf range allows guests to drive golf balls out to open sea. manicure and pedicure stations. all together make for an unforgettable stay at LeSpa. With elegant interiors of modern natural elements such as Philippine shell. Tennis and petanque courts further enhance the Hotel’s recreational offers. non-invasive beauty and wellness treatments. cable TV. The regal Imperial Suite measures 398 sqm. Heads of state and world personalities have called the Imperial Suite their home in Manila. foot spa area. Well-being: LeSpa is a wellness sanctuary that takes you on a sensuous journey of well-being. where they float for retrieval. Its modern facilities ensure the smoothest. being one of the most sought-after treatments. is the beautiful lagoon-shaped swimming pool with two giant slides and cascading waterfalls that make it a breathtaking centerpiece in the midst of landscaped tropical gardens dotted with palm trees. such as facial contouring and body sculpting.and service bedroom are fit for royalty and celebrity. A lounge. most luxurious spa experience. It brings to guests the very latest in hair care technique and innovation under the leadership of French celebrity stylist. as well.

from 5:30 am to 2:00 am Fever Luxe Lounge is Manila’s newest and most exclusive evening destination. and other momentous occasions such as weddings. With multi-cuisine open cooking stations. The ballroom has repeatedly hosted events of importance by heads of state. courtesy of InspiredMeetings™.Meeting Rooms: The elegant column-free Grand Plaza Ballroom measures 1. the Harbor Garden and Grand Sunset Pavilion provide additional function and exhibit space that can accommodate up to 450 and 2. Thirteen other function rooms can cater to different set-ups and meeting requirements. featuring some of the country’s top local and international DJs. is the hotel’s flagship dining outlet and is the biggest among hotels with seating for 480 people. India. whilst working around unique budgets and requirements. as giant. from 6:00 pm until after hours.404 square meters that can accommodate 1.000 persons. Japan. Operation Hours: Daily. the same firm that designed Spiral. Operation Hours: Daily . patisserie and music lounge . natural setting of 2. Operation Hours: Daily. All sights. Spiral serves favorites from the time-honored cuisines of China. The tents allow flexibility in setting up a variety of themes and event requirements. with its interactive restaurant concept. Europe and the Middle East in a spacious. Operation Hours: Daily. white pillows are laid out with low cocktail tables. from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm LeBar. debuts and birthday celebrations. Two fully air-conditioned tents. any kind meeting or convention is always inspired. making for a perfect sunset cocktails experience. and always with a unique French touch. LeBar is designed by Spin Design Studio of Japan. creativity and harmony necessary for productive and successful meetings. From conceptualization to execution. an innovative three-in-one concept – a bistro. Sofitel Philippine Plaza provides the environment and the tools needed by participants to harness the energy. Head Chef Jose Luis Gonzalez introduces smart dining. smells and sounds are designed to inspire.500 persons in a banquet setting and may be divided into three smaller function rooms.offers a quiet alternative and a luxury a la carte menu. showcasing the finest in French gourmet food and drink. and is considered the fashionable interactive dining outlet in the Hotel that enjoys a wide following of local epicurean diners.500 square meters. from 6:30 am to midnight Sunset Bar features daily grilled barbecue buffets and an a la carte menu featuring local favorites. The magnificent Manila Bay sunset may be enjoyed on the grassy knoll of SoChill. Thailand.national companies. Dining: Spiral. multi. respectively. . At Sofitel Philippine Plaza.

3km from Sofitel Philippine Plaza Ninoy Aquino International Airport – 7. Independence Day is celebrated with fervor in June. while the colorful Flores de Mayo and the Pahiyas are held in May. There is also a business center.5km from Sofitel Philippine Plaza Domestic Airport – Address: 7.com . valet parking. are available. the iconic Cultural Center of the Philippines. as are a library. champagnes and designer cocktails. Pasay City 1300 Manila.5km from Sofitel Philippine Plaza CCP Complex. all-day refreshments are served and come cocktail hour. conference room. historical Intramuros and the Manila Cathedral. At Club Millésime. The innovative Bamboo Organ Festival is on show in February. In January. Services: The hotel offers 24-hour room service. business center and WiFi. and travel agency services. guests may indulge in delectable canapés and a selection of fine cheeses. wines. Personal care amenities by Hermés and L’Occitane.5km from Sofitel Philippine Plaza Nearby: Seasonal Events: Local Airports: Manila Centennial Airport Terminal 3 – 8. Manila Centennial Airport Terminals 1 &2 – 7. About half an hour away is the central business district of Makati City.reservations@sofitelmanila.5555 Fax: +632 551. a Kids Club.5km – 7. a medical clinic. The lively Giant Lantern Festival is celebrated in December. a pharmacy. and an impressive selection of gift shops.5610 to 11 Email: room. Philippines Tel: +632 551. laundry & dry cleaning. a 24-hour doctor on call.Club Millésime: Club Millésime guests may enjoy a gourmet breakfast buffet and exclusive access to Club Millésime. A short distance from the hotel are the acclaimed Mall of Asia. Manila is a city rich in cultural festivals. Roxas Boulevard. while the Cinemanila International Film Festival takes place in October. the Feast of the Black Nazarene is celebrated. as well as all-time favorite movies on DVD.

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