ONE of the highlights of the Christmas season is ushering in the New Year with a blast, and so hotels make sure everyone gets a really special New Year celebration to remember. Richmonde Hotels’ three properties—Richmonde Hotel Ortigas, Eastwood Richmonde Hotel and Richmonde Hotel Iloilo—always come prepared with the finest New Year’s Eve countdown parties, overnight accommodations, New Year’s Day lunches and dinners, holiday cakes, breads and pastries.
RICHMONDE HOTEL ILOILO
Richmonde Hotel Iloilo offers freshly baked and mouth-watering holiday treats from The Granary. On top of the list is Richmonde’s signature soft, buttery and cheesy Ensaymada, available in plain and ube flavors; and the rich, velvety Richmonde Chocolate Cake, which comes in 4-, 6- and 8-inch sizes.
Other goodies include Christmas themed Cake Pops, which can be purchased in singles or collectively as bouquets; the Yule Log Roll; and yummy pastries such as Choco Banana Bread, Banana Walnut Bread, Carrot Cake and cookies.
For those without a sweet tooth, Richmonde Hotel Iloilo recommends world-class Basilur Tea varieties, which are exquisitely packaged in sophisticated caddies exclusive to the hotel; gift certificates for All Day Treats with Pool Pass for Two available for purchase at a discounted price of Php950; and gift certificates with monetary values of Php100, Php500 and Php1,000, which are priced at 5% off face value.
Minimum of 48 hours lead time prior to pick up is required, so place your orders now. For inquiries and orders, call +63 33 328-7888 local 8408 or email email@example.com.
(Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is located at Megaworld Blvd. corner Enterprise Road, Iloilo Business Park, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.)
EASTWOOD RICHMONDE HOTEL
Bid 2018 au revoir and welcome 2019 with a celebration packed with fun and excitement at Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, starting with a lavish New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet at Eastwood Café+Bar. Enjoy a wide array of delectable dishes, including Richmonde Lechon Roll and Salmon Culibiac, as well as fantastic desserts for Php1,750 nett. The dinner buffet is served from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
At 10:30 p.m., the New Year’s Eve Countdown Party starts rolling at the hotel lobby. Priced at Php1,250 nett per person, the party includes flowing drinks and an elaborate cocktail buffet setup that includes an exquisite grazing table-type of antipasti station, a paella station with all-time favorites Paella Valenciana and Paella Negra, and a cochinillo station with a Spanish-style suckling pig and bagnet roll. The Big Bash band provides live entertainment with their renditions of well-loved retro music from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. The countdown party culminates in everyone raising their glass of sparkling wine and toasting at exactly 12 midnight.
On January 1, 2019, comes the New Year’s Day Brunch Buffet served at the Grand Ballroom from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It is priced at Php1,250 nett. Incidentally, children aged 5 and below, while children aged 6 to 12 get 50% discount.
(Eastwood Richmonde Hotel is located at 17 Orchard Road, Eastwood City, Bagumbayan, Quezon City.)
RICHMONDE HOTEL ORTIGAS
Richmonde Hotel Ortigas has come up with several wonderful ways to celebrate the New Year with much hope and excitement.
One is a relaxing yet festive staycation at the hotel. Its New Year’s Eve Packages, which will take care of that, are inclusive of comfortable room accommodations and delicious breakfast buffet for two for Php5,000 nett, depending on what type of room is chosen. For even more exciting year-end celebrations, guests can opt for the hotel’s special value-for-money packages with exceptional inclusions, such as New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet for two on top of the room accommodation and New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet, for Php6,700 nett. Or reserve the New Year’s Eve Countdown Party Package for Php5,900 nett, inclusive of two tickets to the hotel’s bash to go with room accommodations and a filling recovery breakfast buffet for two. Better yet, opt for the full New Year’s Eve Package with dinner buffet, countdown party, room accommodations and breakfast buffet for two, available for Php7,800 nett.
All room rates and packages include complimentary use of the Health Club’s gym and heated indoor pool, free parking and WiFi access.
Both the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and the New Year’s Eve Countdown Party included in the room packages are also available on their own.
The lavish New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner, priced at Php1,680 nett, is a buffet dinner at Richmonde Café served from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and includes an assortment of flavorful dishes, a choice of bottomless iced tea or a glass of red or white wine, party favors, and entertainment.
The New Year’s Eve Countdown Party, happening at the hotel lobby on December 31, 2018, starts at 9:00 p.m. A live band provides entertainment while guests partake of a delectable cocktail buffet and a choice of three drinks. The ticket to the event, which is priced at Php840 nett, is inclusive of a glass of sparkling wine perfect for the toast taking place when the clock strikes 12 midnight.
Guests can also take place in both events by availing of the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and Countdown Party Bundle for Php2,045 nett. Enjoy the full night out!
Oh, but guests can have just the New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet on January 1, 2019, even if they are not staying overnight on New Year’s Eve. Revel in a mouth-watering array of international breakfast favorites for Php930 nett. And if guests bring their kids to any of these yummy feasts put together by Richmonde Hotel Ortigas, kids aged 6 to 12 get 50% discount while those aged 5 and below get to eat for free.
Finally, if it is just the soothing staycation that certain guests want, there are two affordable options. One is room only accommodations for Php3,599 nett. The other option is room with breakfast buffet for two for Php3,999 nett.
These discounted rates as available until January 13, 2019. For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 638-7777.
(Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is located at 21 San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)