Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene

If you’re Cebu-bound and looking for a comfortable and stylish accommodation to serve as your home away from home, you will be delighted to know that Citadines Cebu City is now open. The first Citadines Apart’hotel in Cebu City promises to bring travelers’ experience several notches higher with its warm, personalized services and its well-thought-out serviced residences that combine the best of home and hotel living.

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene

Citadines Cebu City is The Ascott Limited‘s first property in the Queen City of the South and was undertaken in collaboration with Cebu Landmasters, Inc., the recently recognized best developer in the Philippines by the Philippine Property Awards. Situated within the Base Line Center, which houses lifestyle conveniences in the best possible location in the heart of Midtown Cebu’s serene surroundings.

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

“Ascott Limited is thrilled to welcome guests into the newly-opened Citadines Cebu City to elevate the Cebu experience,” said Mr. Daniel Wee, The Ascott Limited’s Country General Manager for the Philippines. “This is Ascott Limited’s first property amongst the four with Cebu Landmasters, Inc. The strategic alliance will focus properties in key cities in the Visayas and Mindanao regions such as Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, Dumaguete, and Iloilo,” Mr. Wee added.

Citadines Cebu City Soft Opening Ceremonies and Welcome Party

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Showcasing the significance of the event, Citadines Cebu City’s soft opening last September 14, 2019, turned out to be veritable who’s who of the hospitality industry. In attendance were The Ascott Limited Philippine Country General Manager Daniel Wee, Deputy Country General Manager Philip Barnes, City Manager Susan Salcedo, Residence Manager Nanette Moreno, along with CLI’s Chairman, President and CEO Jose Soberano III, and Director, EVP, COO Jose Franco Soberano, and Director of Assets Mathias Bergundthal. Also present were CLI’s new Chief Finance Officer Beauregard Grant Cheng, Abaca Baking Company’s Head Jason Hyatt, and representatives from the Cebu Local Government, and members of the press both print and digital media.

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Cebu Landmasters, Inc. Chairman, President and CEO Jose Soberano III

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

The Citadines staff accommodated everyone with their Cebuano hospitality, as evidenced by their warm smiles and welcoming grazing table set by their partner food and beverage, the Abaca Baking Company.

Guests marveled at the art pieces in Citadines Cebu City’s main lobby area, an architectural gem that creates a homey atmosphere and makes guests immediately feel right at home. Done in vibrant colors, it showcases works and accent pieces by local craftsmen and renowned Cebuano artists such as Kenneth Cobonpue, Bobby Lagdameo, and Inky Livie.

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Room and Amenities Tour

Envisioned to be functional yet cozy at the same time, Citadines Cebu City offers 180 serviced residences that marry the conveniences of a modern home and the services of a hotel. Travelers have a choice of Studio Queen, Studio Twin, and One-Bedroom Suites.

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City’s rooms are a study in functionality and efficiency. Each serviced residence comes with its own kitchen, wireless Internet access, home entertainment system, individual air conditioning, and even a built-in washer and dryer in each unit. At the same time, it offers concierge and housekeeping services, a 24-hour reception and guest service team to ensure safety and security, an infinity pool, conference halls, and a gym to help tenants stay fit and healthy. The property also features The Abaca Group for its food and beverage services as the partnership includes running the serviced residences’ daily breakfast, banquet facilities, and in-room dining.

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City is close to famous tourist spots such as the Magellan’s Cross, Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu, Fort San Pedro, Casa Gorordo Museum, Fuente Osmeña Circle, the Taoist Temple, and the Cebu Provincial Capitol. Several restaurants offering Cebu delicacies, including its world-famous lechon are close by. Moreover, Ascott’s hosts are on hand to guide guests in planning their trips, whether it is to visit the whale sharks in Oslob or to check out dried fish goods like danggit at Carbon Market.

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

Citadines Cebu City opens its doors, elevates Cebu hospitality scene | Cebu Finest

The next time you head over to Cebu, make sure to check out Citadines Cebu City for a pleasant and enjoyable stay. For more details, visit the Citadines official website.

For more information and updates, visit Citadines Cebu City’s official website today.

About The Ascott Limited

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. Ascott’s portfolio spans more than 170 cities across over 30 countries in the Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the USA.

Ascott has more than 66,000 operating units and over 43,000 units under development, making a total of more than 110,000 units in over 700 properties.

The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, Citadines Connect, Somerset, Quest, The Crest Collection, lyf, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Fox, Yello, and POP!.

Ascott, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific’s first international-class serviced residence with the opening of The Ascott Singapore in 1984. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.

About Cebu Landmasters, Inc.

CLI was founded by Jose Soberano III in 2003. Located in Cebu City, their humble beginnings were guided by sincere family values, genuine real estate passion, and unrelenting faith. These same values remain an integral part of CLI operations to this day, as a commitment to both the customers and the community becomes the backbone of our success.

With 52 projects in different stages of development in 8 key cities, CLI is now the leading local developer in VisMin.

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