Holiday Inn Manila Galleria provided us a wonderful 2 Twin Premiere Non-Smoking room overnight stay experience to celebrate Father’s Day, that falls on a Sunday, last June 21st. The room comes with Buffet Breakfast at Fab Restaurant, which is located at the 4th floor, Holiday Inn Manila Galleria. It was our first time to stay in Holiday Inn Manila Galleria, which is a part of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).
Check-in usually starts at 3PM. Me and my son arrived an hour earlier and we were welcomed at the reception as soon as I’ve mentioned the reservation made under my name. It took only less than 5 minutes and the lady on the front desk handed me over our room key-cards.
After signing the fill-up form, me and my son took the elevator and went up to the 7th floor, where we spend the rest of the night at Rm. 702, after we visited the ToyCon Philippines 2015 at the SM Megamall; dined at My Singapore Food Restaurant; and watched Jurassic World at the SM Cinema 3. Our room has twin bed with an overlooking view of ADB Ave., Ortigas Center.
ToyCon Philippines was full packed when we got there. Thanks to Azrael Colladilla, who is also one of the organizer, for giving us a free pass to the event. I thought I would never spend a single centavo at ToyCon but as soon as we saw DC and Marvel comics up for sale in one of the participating booths, I ended up paying for 9 comic books of Green Lantern and HULK.
I took my son to My Singapore Food Restaurant where we had our dinner before we went watching Jurassic World. I had a high expectation for Jurassic World but sadly, the 2015 follow-up to Jurassic Park trilogy never came close to the first three films when it comes to a convincing story-line.
Anyways, that Father’s Day activities were very convenient and enjoyable for me and my son because we would never had made it that far if we weren’t able to book a hotel for the overnight stay. We had our breakfast the following day at Fab enjoying plates of tuyo, dangit, bacon, and garlic rice. We also had pancakes and fruits for dessert.
We love the atmosphere in Holiday Inn Manila Galleria. Though the elevator service was a bit slow, it’s like a go-between luxury and comfortable ‘homey’ feel type of hotel.
Holiday Inn Manila Galleria has 285 deluxe room & suites with comfortable signature beds, premium bedding & choice of soft & firm pillows. The rooms provide premium amenities such as high speed Wi-Fi Internet, 32” LCD TV, complimentary coffee & tea & mini bar.
Our room’s complete with amenities and there are a lot of power wall outlets, just in case you are looking for plug-ins for your rechargeable devices.
WiFi is free for guests and it can serve up to 3 devices in your room.
Location is very much accessible to different commercial and leisure establishments. Robinsons Galleria is just right next door building while SM Megamall, St. Francis Square, The Podium, Tiendesitas, Greenhills Shopping Center, and ESDA Shangri-La are 10-15 minutes away from Holiday Inn Manila Galleria – if there is no heavy traffic within the area.
Public rides like UV Express, taxis, buses, jeepneys, and MRT are also accessible from the hotel.
There are also a number of convenience stores along the area to keep you up and company just in case you need some fix at anytime of the day.
Holiday Inn Manila Galleria is situated along the CBD in Ortigas where schools, government offices, BPOs, hospitals, etc. are located.
Hotels like Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, which is also a part of IHG, is located at the other side of the building, right across Robinsons Galleria.
You may want to check out the rooms at http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/gb/en/reservation and book at 1800-1651-8888.
Many thanks to the hotel staff and management of Holiday Inn Manila Galleria.
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