Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod within the SM City Bacolod mall grounds at the reclamation area opened Thursday, July 8, in a simple ceremony considering the current COVID-19 situation.
“We are delighted to start welcoming guests to Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod. Park Inn by Radisson is a feel-good brand that can cater for any occasion and reflects the upbeat vibe of the Philippines. We look forward to greeting every visitor with a genuine warm welcome, and our positive and proactive ‘Yes I Can’ service philosophy,” Laurence Peña, SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. assistant vice president for rooms and Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod interim general manager said.
The new family-friendly hotel is located within the SM City Bacolod lifestyle mall, providing guests with instant access to extensive retail, F and B outlets, entertainment facilities and the SMX Convention Center, a press release said.
The property features 150 modern rooms – including Superior Rooms, Deluxe Rooms and Junior Suites.
All guests will enjoy comfortable king or twin beds, refreshing bathrooms and intuitive amenities, such as bedside USB ports and free Wi-Fi.
Families can make a splash with separate outdoor pools for adults and children, or relax with in-room spa services, a fitness center and jogging path.
Guests can also refuel at a choice of four restaurants and bars, including Arima, an inviting all-day dining destination that serves a wide range of international dishes; DASH, the ground floor “Grab & Go” concept; Lobby Lounge, a casual café and juice bar; and Marapara Plaza an inviting alfresco venue that specializes in comfort food and cool drinks.
Guests keen on learning more about the homegrown arts scene can take time to visit Art Cove, the hotel’s bright gallery space dedicated to showcasing the work of local artists and photographers with regular exhibitions.
For corporate travelers and meeting planners, Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod features three function rooms covering 230m², which are suited to a variety of events including business meetings, training sessions and media briefings, all supported by audiovisual equipment and professional services. The private dining rooms at Arima are ideal for hosting life’s special occasions.
“Park Inn by Radisson is one of the fastest-growing brands in the Philippines, and we are thrilled to add another outstanding hotel to our portfolio in this dynamic country. This will also become the first internationally branded hotel in Bacolod City, which reflects our successful strategy of introducing world-class hospitality to Asia’s up-and-coming cities. Upper midscale hotels are rising in popularity, and we aim to introduce our fresh and friendly Park Inn by Radisson hotels to even more destinations all around the region,” said Andre de Jong, Vice President, Operations, South East Asia and Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.
Radisson Hotel Group now operates five Park Inn by Radisson properties in the Philippines, located in Clark, Davao, Iloilo City, North EDSA (Quezon City) and Bacolod, as well as an upper upscale Radisson Blu hotel in Cebu City.*