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LOOK: The Manila Hotel offers a Magical Easter this Holy Week

Hatch – An Easter Egg-chanted Garden Exhibit. (FILE PHOTO)

Easter is a time to celebrate with your family, friends and little ones. With its elegant combination of tradition, glamor and unparalleled service, The Manila Hotel is the perfect venue for making joyous memories this season. The hotel has created a range of fun, family-friendly activities that will make this year’s Easter an unforgettable experience.

The following are the events you shouldn’t miss:

EASTER STAYCATION

April 15 to 21, 2019

There is no need to endure a long and arduous drive out of town for the Holy Week. Instead, our Easter Staycation Package lets you luxuriate in one of the hotel’s well-appointed Superior Deluxe Rooms for only PHP 6,999 net a night, for two adults and two children ages 12 and below.

Relish an indulgent breakfast buffet or take a culinary journey at one of the hotel’s specialty restaurants. The promo is inclusive of two complimentary tickets to The Greatest Easter Eggs-travaganza, our fabulous, fun-filled Easter fair.

THE GREATEST EASTER EGGS-TRAVAGANZA

2:00 to 6:00 p.m., Tent City

April 21, 2019, Sunday

The Manila Hotel makes Easter a fabulous family affair with The Greatest Easter Eggs-stravaganza. Your little ones will experience all the magic of an Easter carnival, complete with an Easter egg hunt, a petting zoo, a bouncy castle, a magic show, plenty of Easter-themed games and activities, and a delightful selection of snacks.

  • PHP 1,000 for 1 child age 12 and below, and 1 accompanying adult
  • Guests who avail of the Easter Staycation Package are entitled to 2 tickets
  • Guests with an accumulated PHP 5,000 in a single receipt, from any of the dining outlets, are entitled to 1 complimentary ticket

VISITA IGLESIA

April 18 and 19, 2019

Take a break from the fast pace of city life. The Visita Iglesia Package allows you to cocoon in the comfort of a Superior Deluxe Room for PHP 5,800 nett, for two adults and two children ages 12 and below. Experience one of the classic traditions of Filipino Holy Week: the Visita Iglesia. Walk through history via this curated tour of seven churches in historic Intramuros and the surrounding environs, including Manila Cathedral and San Agustin Church. The hotel shall provide shuttle service, snacks, a map, and a guide.

  • April 18, Thursday: First shuttle at 6:30 a.m., last shuttle will leave the hotel at 6:00 p.m. April 19, Friday: First shuttle at 6:30 a.m., last shuttle at 11:30 am.
  • Prior reservation is required

EASTER BRUNCH

Champagne Room

April 21, 2019

Let the elegant and romantic Champagne Room be the setting for a luxurious family brunch on Easter Sunday. Partake of an exclusive menu crafted by Executive Chef Konrad Walter and his team. Delicacies and savories include handcrafted veal and mushroom ravioli in light truffle cheese cream, a choice of elegant rosemary-seasoned rack of lamb served with potato gratin and young market vegetables, or black cod on a purée of creamed peas with quenelles of zucchini lemon risotto, and a delicate dessert of swan-shaped choux pastry with snow eggs.

The Easter Brunch at Champagne Room is priced at PHP 2,780 net.

HATCH: AN EGG-CHANTED GARDEN

The Lobby

April 1 to 30, 2019

Held in the hotel’s stunning lobby, the Egg-chanted Garden is an exquisite display of Easter eggs painted by well-known Filipino artists. It’s a modern and sophisticated twist on the traditional ritual of painting Easter eggs. Hatch, a project of Manila Bulletin in partnership with The Manila Hotel, is meant to support and showcase the Filipino art scene.

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