5 Reasons to Stay at Novotel Manila Araneta Center

After a whirlwind transition to a new and exciting vivacity, Ron and I decided to relax and unwind at Novotel Manila Araneta Center.





Novotel Manila lies at the business district of Araneta Center. It is situated beside the Araneta Collesium and few blocks away from Malls, Bus Terminal Stations, and business offices. Going to Novotel Manila Araneta Center is easy, one can ride either LRT or MRT or any other PUVs.


Life outside the hotel, I must say, is hectic and fast-paced but once you enter Novotel, a sudden shift of surrounding happens.


Warm greeting and smiles welcomed us as we enter the hotel. We were personally assisted and provided with everything that we need to know during our check-in and were ushered towards our room by one of their friendly attendants.


We stayed at Novotel for 2 days and 1 night and we loved our stay at the former, Want to know why? here are our five (5) reasons why we enjoyed our stay at Novotel Manila Araneta Center


Comfortable and Relaxing Room


Novotel's accommodating and cheerful staff assisted us towards our haven for the day. The first thing I noticed upon entering our room was the personalized greetings of Kendrick, our room attendant, and I must say that his message is one of the assurance that we will definitely enjoy our staycation at Novotel.

Welcome message from our Room Attendant, Kendrick.


We stayed on one of Novotel's Executive Room. The interior of the former has a vibrant earth tone colors that easily calm and relaxed our senses. The room is spacious and is perfect for couples or family of four (2 adults and 2 kids).


Executive Room



What we loved about our room, aside from being spacious and its relaxing vibrant colors are the comfortable Live N Dream Bed, Bathroom with electronic privacy curtain, Rain Shower with Novotel's all natural bath products, Smart Pillows which are both perfect work and sleeping and Day Bed Couch (Ron love the couch so much!).


One of the most comfortable hotel bed that I had tried. 




What I love the most in our room is the electronic bathroom curtain. 



Aside from this, our room is fully equipped with our basic necessities. For our safety, our room has Audible Smoke Alarms, Safety Deposit Box and Sprinkle and for comfort our room has Work Desk, Illy Espresso machine, and Tea Making Facilities, Hair Dryer, Flat screen LED TV and iPod Docking Station.



Basic bedroom and wardrobe necessities.



Coffee and Tea maker.




Novotel's Executive Room is located on the higher levels of the hotel which enable us to witness the pool and garden view and scenic city view.


Pool and Garden view from our room.

Staying at the Executive Room also enable us to have exclusive access to the Premier Lounge. 


Novotel Manila Araneta has 401 rooms composed of contemporary non-smoking Superior, Deluxe and Executive Rooms; and Executive and Presidential Suites. Each room was made to ensure all guests to experience the utmost comfort, relaxation, and great sleep while staying at Novotel.


Child-Friendly Hotel



Swimming in the pool of ball like a kid at Novotel Manila Araneta Center. 


Novotel Manila Araneta Center is one of the most child-friendly hotels that we visited. They have vibrantly colored areas for kids where they can read books or comics and play with video games on a galaxy themed room and at an indoor ball pit where they can dive, slide and swim in the pool of balls. Kids can also dip and swim at the kid's pool area located on the 6th floor of Novotel.


Premier Lounge

The Premier Lounge is located on the 24th floor of Novotel Manila Araneta Center. The lounge serves exclusive continental breakfast buffet, afternoon tea, and evening cocktails.


Elegant interior of  The Premier Lounge.


Premier Lounge has floor to ceiling windows that provide a 360 degrees views of city view, the bay, and the Rizal Mountains. The lounge is perfect for intimate bonding to business meetings.


Premier Lounge is perfect for meetings, intimate time with family and chitchat with friends.


As a Premier Lounge guests, Ron and I enjoyed a personalized check in and late check out until 4:00 PM with no additional charges, complimentary newspaper, access a computer workstation, local landline calls, use of  In-Balance fitness center, use of Library and reading book, use of kids play area, use of meeting room for six (6) people for two (2) hours and complimentary food and beverage at the lounge for two (2) adults and kids.



Continental Breakfast 


Tea Time munchies
                                         

The Lounge can accommodate additional guests for Php 1,000 nett for Breakfast, Php 600 nett for Afternoon Tea and Php 1,200 nett for Cocktails


                                         Buffet Breakfast        6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m daily
Afternoon Tea              3:00 p.m  to  5:00  p.m daily
Evening Cocktails       5:00 p.m  to 7:00   p.m daily
All Day Refreshment  6:00 a.m  to  11:00 p.m daily



Dining Experience

Aside from the comfortable room and lavish exclusive access to the Premium Lounge, we also loved our dining experience at Novotel Manila Araneta Center.



6th Pool Bar and Lounge



Stylish outdoor decor perfect for pool parties!



We had our dinner at the 6th Pool Bar and Lounge. The lounge has a stylish outdoor and interior vibe perfect for after-work dining and casual drink.



6th Pool Bar and Lounge interior




Food Exchange Manila 


Food Exchange Manila  buffet area



We had our sumptuous breakfast at Food Exchange Manila. Food Exchange Manila serves breakfast buffet from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM, lunch buffet from noon to 2:30 PM during weekdays and for weekends it starts from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM and dinner buffet.


One of my personal favorite station at the Food Exchange Manila


The buffet area has 6 stations that serve all time favorite Filipino Cuisine, Chinese Stir Fry and Noodles, Indian Cuisines, Pizza, finger-licking Seafood dishes, mouthwatering Desserts such as freshly made churros and pastries; and specialty drinks.





Sabor Bar De Vinos

Before ending the night of our staycation we drop by at Sabor Bar De Vinos for some cocktails and tapas!

Wine and Tapas at Sabor is a great way to end your tiring and toxic day!


Sabor Bar De Vinos is perfect for intimate moments with family and friends. They have the best wines in the metro that can be served in either bottle or glass and Sangria concoctions made by Sabor's expert mixologist.

Sangria


Gourmet Bar



One of my favorite dish at Gourmet Bar, Black Linguine with Crab Paste



Gourmet Bar is located at the Ground Floor of  Novotel Manila Araneta Center. Gourmet Bar has a laid-back lounge perfect for catching up with friends or impromptu meetings.


Gourmet Bar Specialty Filipino Dish


Gourmet Bar is open for 24 hours and serves coffee, fresh pastries, and sweets, creative specialties such and signature cocktails.


Gourmet Bar serves wines, liquors, healthy juices, milk shakes and fruit juices.



Indulge

To treat our palates with unique gelato flavors, we drop by Novotel Manila Araneta Center's Indulge.



Indulge is a pastry and gelato shop that serves classic and unique gelato flavors, Carmen's Best artisanal ice cream flavors, pastries, waffles, cakes, and bread.


One of a kind gelato flavors of  Indulge.



Organic 

Novotel Manila Araneta Center serves dishes made of seasonal organic vegetables, herbs, and fruits from El Dorado Farm.

Novotel Manila Araneta Center makes sure to use fresh ingredients on their dishes


Aside from this, their bathroom amenities are all organic, from soap to conditioner and even body lotion.


Organic Toiletries



Recreational Facilities

Another reason why we love our stay at Novotel Manila Araneta Center is their Recreational Facilities.

We enjoyed swimming in their adult pool area while munching some snacks from the 6th Pool Bar and Lounge.

Novotel Manila Araneta Center also has a fully equipped fitness center open from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM



Our staycation at Novotel Manila Araneta Center enables us to relax and have an incredible gastronomical experience. We love how the staff took care of us by being friendly and approachable. The amenities and facilities were made to provide the utmost comfort and relaxation. Kids will definitely love their stay at Novotel because of the activities that they can do inside the hotel.

We would definitely be back at Novotel Manila Araneta Center soon!



For more details about Novotel Manila Araneta Center you may visit the following website and social media accounts:

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For inquiries and reservation, you may visit or reach Novotel Manila Araneta Center at:

Novotel Manila Araneta Center
General Aguinaldo Avene, Araneta Center, Quezon City
(02) 990 7888
Email: H7090@accor.com 



















































8 comments:

  1. I haven't stayed in Novotel, and now you are making me think to experience it too very soon! You did an awesome review :D

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  2. Wow! Great place for a staycation. Will add this on my list :)

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  3. So many food choices! That in itself is a big plus for me, not to mention that it is child-friendly.

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  4. By tbe way, prior to experiencing the conveniences of Novotel, what made you decide to choose it since the location is not the most ideal?

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  5. Wow! This hotel is everything I want, haha! I love hotel staycations and I think my kids enjoy it too.

    And the food looks appetizing!

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  6. I have read a lot of posts and good reviews about novotel despite it's not so ideal location. I might consider this soon.

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  7. I love that Novotel Manila Araneta Center serves dishes made of seasonal organic vegetables, herbs, and fruits! I'd love to try Novotel too!

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  8. I haven't considered Novotel for staycations yet but reading your review made me look at it as a nice, family-friendly and decent hotel. Amenities are also good. Hope I can try it with my family one day.

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