Rizal Park Hotel in Ermita Lets You Experience History in Style
Originally built in 1911 for the Manila Army and Navy Club, Rizal Park Hotel is now Manila’s 5-star boutique hotel service whose tale spans from its restoration back in 2014 to the present time.
It is a dignified structure donned in white and canopied by the beautiful palm trees and acacia trees—all the while embraced by the well-carved iron fence.
Considered as one of the Philippines’ national pride and history, the hotel sustained the building’s original character and added a touch of modern vibe through its facilities and amenities available to the public.
Staying true to its motto of offering its guests an experience of history in style, Rizal Park Hotel has 110 rooms that were made and preserved in a colonial-era looking rooms.
Rizal Park Hotel’s Lobby
They have 4 types of rooms manifesting the life and elegance of the Army and Navy Club more than a hundred years ago, designed to take you down in memory lane and ambiance of comfort.
Simple and elegant, the Deluxe Room can be your escape from the “hustle and bustle” of city life. Composed of two beds, 40-inch Smart Cable TV, individually controlled air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi as well as a hot and cold shower, this room is perfect for travelers and corporate guests.
It also has a coffee and tea making facility and mini-bar set up complete with an individual refrigerator, as well as a safety deposit box.
Rizal Park Hotel’s Deluxe Room
One of the most sophisticated suites in the country, the Junior Suite is well-suited for business travelers and discerning guests offering a living area, bathtub, and other amenities like TV, Wi-Fi, mini bar, and coffee and tea making facility.
As an upper-tier of luxury, guests can also enjoy a view of the famous Rizal Park from this room’s window.
Meanwhile, the Army Navy Club Suite has a choice of either one or two-bedroom. This room is equipped with a spacious and stylish anteroom connecting the two rooms, which is suited for families, celebrities, or diplomats on business meetings.
Also complete with Wi-Fi, 52-inch Smart Cable TV, bathtub and hot and cold shower, mini-bar, and coffee and tea making facility, this suite will surely bring an unforgettable experience of elegance and luxury to guests.
Apart from its colonial-era looking accommodations, the hotel is also complete with entertainment facilities including a spa, coffee shop, sky bar, gym, function halls, and Café Rizal.
Guests can also enjoy a state-of-the-art and open-theatre show kitchen that offers a new twist of international cuisine as well as a fusion of classic and modern flair for buffet spread and ala carte menu.
How to get here
- From Makati Ave., follow Paseo de Roxas and Buendia Ave., to EDSA. Continue to EDSA then take SLEX going to San Andres St., in Malate, Manila. Drive straight bound to Roxas Blvd on the right. Follow South Road going to Rizal Park Hotel.
This first appeared in Philippine Primer Japanese magazine February 2020 issue and English magazine March 2020 issue.
Images grabbed from the Rizal Park Hotel