A hotel should be a temporary home away from home that guests can bask in. One hotel in Cebu that promises to perform that useful function for its guests is Cityscape Hotel & Residences. Believing that every guest deserves an above-quality customer service, the hotel boasts of "redefining the art of customer service." This hotel had a soft opening in November 2011.
According to Antoinette Parce, Cityscape Hotel’s Marketing Communications Officer, the hotel “guarantees each guest a state-of-the-art relaxation, excellent customer service, and delightful cooking - all worth within their means.”
The 17-storey hotel has a total of 92 comfortable and well-designed rooms. For different needs, preferences and budgets, the six types of rooms are the standard room (Php3,588), superior room (Php4,088), deluxe room (Php4,888), business room (Php5,388), executive room (Php5,888), and city-view room (Php4,888). Checkout time is 12 noon while check-in time is 2 p.m. Upon reservation, the hotel requires 100% deposit on accommodation, which can either be paid by credit card or by bank transfer.
The following are some amenities that a standard room at Cityscape Hotel offers:
- two single beds or one queen-size bed
- 32-inch cable TV
- NDD/IDD telephone service
- mini bar
- complimentary bottled water
- complimentary daily buffet breakfast for two
- full air-conditioning
- hot and cold shower
- free yet fast Wi-Fi Internet access
- electronic room key
- CD/DVD player upon request
- use of the infinity pool
Cityscape is a suitably spacious venue for meetings and events such as debuts, weddings, various other social gatherings, and live-in or live-out seminars. Celebrate your special event at the Alexandria Street with captivating mountain and city views at the 16th floor. This function room can accommodate up to 200 persons. The hotel is also equipped with a business center where you can do things like sending an urgent fax in a timely manner. It makes use of Jinisys Software's Middleware and PABX in its operations.
When you're at the hotel, you can pass the time at its smoking lounge, Maj'lis. If you are hungry and too tired to go out, head to the restaurant named L'Chaim, which is a Hebrew expression that means "to life" and is usually expressed when drinking to a person's health or well-being. The restaurant serves a range of Asian and European cuisine to delight you and help you celebrate life. We all know that hotel food tends to be pricey, but you will be surprised that all the delectable dishes at this restaurant are very affordable.
The health-conscious may choose from a variety of salads that cost less than Php200 per serving. Have some Beef Burger, Croque Madame, Grilled Bacon Sandwich, Peppered Chicken Melt, Reuben, or Grilled Fish Sandwich for snacks. If you are a pasta lover, dig in to some All’Arrabiata, Bolognaise, Carbonara, Chipirones, Pomodoro e Basilico, or Salsiccia. You also have the option to order Filipino dishes such as Chicken and Pork Adobo, Kalderetang Kambing, Kinilaw na Tanguige, Lechon Kawali, and Saang. Their main course meals include Chicken n’ Mojos, Lemon Garlic Chicken, Pork Schnitzel, and Fish Meuniere, which come with vegetables and a choice of baked/fried potatoes or plain/garlic rice.
If you happen to dwell in Cebu, you need not let that stop you from taking what's called a "staycation." Everybody wants to escape from their daily routines and stressful lives. You may be tired from doing the chores at home or working overtime. For a change, go out of your house and book a room at Cityscape Hotel. Spend your lazy days in a very cozy bed watching television while having room service or you may also opt to have a cool dip at the infinity pool while drinking your favorite refreshing drinks. On the other hand, those who dread the thought of gaining weight during vacation can make use of the treadmills, free weights and other exercise equipment at The Curves fitness gym.
Cityscape Hotel is situated along an access road to Ayala Center Cebu; it's actually on F. Cabahug Street corner Hernan Cortes Street, Subangdaku, Mandaue City, Cebu 6400. It is approximately a 20-minute drive from the Mactan International Airport and about 10 minutes from the major malls, restaurants and business hubs that will allow you to fully enjoy Cebu.
You can find out more on this hotel by visiting the Web site http://www.cityscapehotels.com/ or by writing your inquiries to [email protected] as it is the hotel's e-mail address. Cityscape also has a Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/cityscapehotels so that you can connect with it online. You may contact the hotel directly at its trunk-line number (032)238-CITY or 238-2489. It also has the following mobile numbers: (0923)602-4831, (0922)828-0143 and (0917)305-9323.