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Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown opens

With its 547 guest rooms, Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown is the biggest hotel in terms of number of rooms in Mactan Island and the 2nd biggest in the entire Cebu.

The 18-storey hotel officially opened today. The hotel targets mostly business travelers and family vacationers because of its proximity to the beach and resorts around Mactan, as well as the new Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

“Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown is just 15 minutes away from the airport, which makes it a perfect choice for business travelers. Its location also allows one to experience the beach and the township at the same time, where restaurants, cafes, supermarket, spa, and other retail shops are just within easy reach,” said Megaworld Hotel Managing Director Raymundo Melendres.

CEREMONIAL TOAST. Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown General Manager Grace Bartolome (left) lead a toast to the newly-opened hotel. With her are (from 2nd from left) Megaworld Cebu Properties, Inc. President Noli D. Hernandez, Megaworld Chief Operating Officer Lourdes T. Gutierrez-Alfonso, Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Officer Edward Mendez, Megaworld Hotels Managing Director Raymundo V. Melendres.
CEREMONIAL TOAST. Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown General Manager Grace Bartolome (left) lead a toast to the newly-opened hotel. With her are (from 2nd from left) Megaworld Cebu Properties, Inc. President Noli D. Hernandez, Megaworld Chief Operating Officer Lourdes T. Gutierrez-Alfonso, Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Officer Edward Mendez, Megaworld Hotels Managing Director Raymundo V. Melendres.

Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown amenities

Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown has superior and deluxe rooms, deluxe premier, and junior suites. The rooms are all fully equipped with essential amenities, in-room electronic safety box, 43” LED TV, coffee and tea-making facilities, mini-bar, and wireless Internet connection.

Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown’s interiors are designed by world-renowned Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), the same firm that designed Marina Bay Sands and Fullerton Hotel in Singapore, as well as Shangri-La Dubai and St. Regis Abu Dhabi in UAE.

The hotel also has a wide range of function and meeting rooms. It also has food and beverage (F&B) outlets, such as the Savoy Café for breakfast and all-day dining, Lobby Café for coffee and pastries, Zabana Bar at the lobby area that offers cocktails and drinks, Pool Bar at the third level, and the Patio, an outdoor dining area located at the second level.

The hotel’s amenities include a swimming pool, paved sunbathing lounge, fitness center, business center, and a flower garden.

SINULOG DANCE. Sandiego dancers perform a Sinulog dance to mark the opening.
SINULOG DANCE. Sandiego dancers perform a Sinulog dance to mark the opening.

Work-leisure harmony

“Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown caters to smart travelers who appreciate the harmony between work and leisure, where they can discover and experience the hospitality of passionate Filipino hoteliers,” said Savoy Hotel Mactan general manager Grace Bartolome.

Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown is operated by Megaworld Hotels and will offer complimentary shuttle services to and from the Mactan Newtown Beach. Transport services will also be offered to guests traveling to and from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

As the hotel opens its doors, it will offer introductory rates of P3,288 to P5,888 per night, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two, depending on the room category.

Megaworld has spent P1.7 billion to build the hotel, which is one of the many hotels that it plans to put up inside The Mactan Newtown.

OPENING PROMO. As the hotel opens its doors, it will offer introductory rates of P3,288 to P5,888 per night, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two, depending on the room category.
OPENING PROMO. As the hotel opens its doors, it will offer introductory rates of P3,288 to P5,888 per night, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two, depending on the room category.

Megaworld Hotels homegrown brands

Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown is the third hotel under the Savoy Hotel brand, a homegrown hotel chain established by Megaworld. Other Savoy Hotels have already opened in Boracay Newcoast and in Newport City, Pasay City.

Megaworld Hotels has already opened four homegrown brands aside from Savoy—Richmonde Hotels, Belmont Hotels, Twin Lakes Hotel, and Hotel Lucky Chinatown—with around 3,200 hotel rooms. In the next five years, the company will also open new homegrown hotel brands in Parañaque, Bacolod, Iloilo, Boracay, and Laguna.

Just last month, Megaworld also opened the P2.1 billion Belmont Hotel Boracay inside Boracay Newcoast, a 150-hectare tourism township being developed by its subsidiary, Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. During the first quarter this year, Megaworld’s hotel business became the fastest-growing segment of the quarter, soaring 56% to P574 million compared to last year’s P368 million.

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