MOTHER’S Day. Second Sunday of May. It’s the day when the world celebrates motherhood and honors mothers and the important roles they play in the family, in their workplace and in society. This year, it falls on May 12, 2019, and there are so many mini celebrations, promos and treats that are meant to give moms a treat. Shall it be a special lunch or dinner this year? Perhaps a staycation?
Here are some attractive options…
EASTWOOD RICHMONDE HOTEL
Mom is the epitome of unconditional love, and she deserves her own special festival, which is happening at Eastwood Richmonde Hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, Eastwood Café+Bar, on May 12, 2019. Lunch and dinner buffets are filled with delectable Spanish-inspired fares for a fun fiesta dedicated to all loving mothers. Mom gets her meal on the house with the 4+1 deal when she dines in with four guests paying the regular buffet rate.
Richmonde’s team of skilled chefs will take Mom—and the whole family—on a culinary journey around Spain via savory bites from the selection of aperitivo (including Fried Herring and assorted tapas), exciting main dishes such as Organic Iberian Chicken and Lengua Sevillana), a la minute cooking of Camaron, two paella variants (Paella Negra and Paella Filipino), and delightful desserts (like Canonigo and Brazo de Gitano).
A glass of guyabano citrus juice and coffee or green tea is included in this Mom Is Love (Mamά es Amor) Mother’s Day Buffet priced at Php1,250nett per person, available for lunch and dinner on May 12, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., respectively. Children aged 6 to 12 get a 50% discount while children aged 5 and below get to eat for free.
For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 570-7777.
(Eastwood Richmonde Hotel is located at 17 Orchard Road, Eastwood City, Bagumbayan, Quezon City.)
F1 HOTEL MANILA
Every mother deserves to be honored and spoiled for the love and care that she gives generously and unconditionally. So F1 Hotel Manila celebrates with her and the entire family via the MOMentous Room Package, a grand staycation for Php6,500 net per night in a City Suite, available from May 8 to 15, 2019.
More pampering comes her way, as this promo comes with a free one-hour F1 signature massage, breakfast for two persons, access to the pool area and Wi-Fi.
And if she is checking in on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2019, La Filipina shall also be gift her with a lootbag.
For room reservations, call 908-7888 or email email@example.com.
(F1 Hotel Manila is located at 32nd St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.)
MARCO POLO ORTIGAS MANILA
Honor Mom with special gifts that come from the heart, and Marco Polo Ortigas Manila suggests a special lunch or dinner buffet at Cucina, where a bountiful feast awaits moms and their families on May 11 and 12, 2019. For every two full-paying adult diners, Mom gets to dine in the restaurant for free.
Over at Lung Hin, a special set menu of delectable, authentic Cantonese dishes is available for the whole family to enjoy on May 12, 2019. There’s also afternoon tea, which lets guests enjoy tasty bites with a cup of tea and a stunning view of the metro, with a complimentary Baby Rosé from May 6 to 19, 2019, for the queen of the house to enjoy with her perfect company.
Or treat Mom to a 90-minute massage featuring a full-body Aromatherapy Massage; Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage; and a Peppermint Foot Scrub available at Flow Spa.
(Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is located at Meralco Ave. corner Sapphire Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City; with telephone number (632) 720-7777.)
RICHMONDE HOTEL ORTIGAS
Mother’s Day! Let us therefore give dear Mom a break from all the hard work and spoiling that she does for us and pamper her for a change with an exquisite overnight stay and a gustatory treat at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas.
Book a room or two from May 10 to 12, 2019, for Mom’s much-needed staycation. Rates for the Bed and Breakfast Package start at Php3,799 nett for a Deluxe Room, while rates for the Mother’s Day Deal start at Php4,199 nett for a Junior Suite. The latter includes a 6” chocolate cake for Mom and breakfast buffet for two. And the more guests joining mom’s staycation, the merrier, especially because additional room-only bookings are discounted at Php2,000 for a Superior Room and Php2,200 nett for a Deluxe Room.
All room accommodations include Wi-Fi access and complimentary use of the Health Club’s gym and heated indoor pool. The Mother’s Day Deal and discounted rates for additional rooms are available only through direct hotel bookings via Room Reservations.
If a gustatory treat is your idea of pampering Mom on her special day, a good option should be the Mother’s Day Filipino Lunch Buffet at Richmonde Café on May 12, 2019, to relish a filling spread of delectable dishes from around the country. These include starters like Sinigang na Salmon Belly sa Miso, Kinilaw na Tanigue sa Mangga and Tinapang Bangus Ensalada; mouth-watering entrées and carvings such as Pinoy Sampler (grilled chicken and pork ribs), Inihaw na Pusit and Lechon Kawali; and divine desserts that include Pastillas de Leche Cheesecake.
Mom is also in for a special treat with the 4+1 Deal, which means that for every four guests paying the regular rate of Php1,080 nett, Mom gets to eat absolutely free! Kids aged 6 to 12 get 50% off while those aged 5 and below get to eat for free.
For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 638-7777. For room reservations, call (632) 689-8411. For table reservations at Richmonde Café, call (632) 689-8419.
(Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is located at 21 San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)
DIAMOND HOTEL PHILIPPINES
Create special MOMents with Mom this Mother’s Day by treating her to a staycation or take her out to a lavish lunch or dinner at Diamond Hotel Philippines.
Book a city getaway from May 10 to 13, 2019, with room rates that start at Php5,800 nett for a Deluxe Room accommodation, which comes with a free foot reflex for rejuvenation. Make it more exciting with buffet breakfast for 2 at Corniche, free Wi-Fi connection, 30% discount in all dining outlets (in-room service, minibar and alcoholic beverages excluded), 20% off on massage and laundry, access to the Health Club & Spa and swimming pool, and weekend shuttle service to Robinsons Place Manila, Intramuros and SM Mall of Asia.
For a sumptuous feast to spoil Mom with, Corniche is the perfect place to take her. For Php2,880 nett per person, she gets to enjoy favorites from around the world at the lunch or dinner buffet. At Yurakuen, an authentic Japanese lunch or dinner is a family affair with set menus for groups of 4 for Php9,600 nett or for groups of 6 for Php13,600 nett, with one round of a standard beverage of choice included in each set. For a laidback afternoon spread or a simple yet elegant evening repast, the Lobby Lounge offers a Mother’s Day 3-course Set Menu at Php1,680 nett, punctuated with a glass of white wine. And if Mom wants to have fun with her friends on Mother’s Day, Bar 27 is geared up for a night of dancing, drinks and delicious pica-pica. Moms in groups of 4 get a complimentary glass of cocktail and a special present.
To make the occasion extra special, all mothers dining in the hotel on May 12, 2019, will receive a complimentary slice of cake and a framed photo as mementos.
For room and restaurant reservations, call (632) 528-3000.
(Diamond Hotel Philippines is located at Roxas Blvd. corner Dr. J. Quintos St., Manila.)