The Poblacion community in Makati City has become a destination for those seeking new food adventures in a laid-back party atmosphere. Here, one can find rows of restaurants offering different cuisines, and those looking to enjoy a night out can take their pick of dive bars and hole-in-the-wall watering holes that have proliferated in the area.
Travelers looking to conveniently imbibe this cool urban vibe can now book fun and relaxing stay at Coro Hotel, which is located at the heart of Poblacion. “The hotel is about a 35-minute drive away from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and is located in the Poblacion district of Makati, which makes it ideal for the adventurous traveler. Coro Hotel is ready to welcome you as your comfortable haven in Poblacion, where you can have easy access to its vibrant urban nightlife and unique happenings,” says Coro General Manager Noel Valenzuela.
Designed for relaxing stays
The hotel is designed to offer a fun and relaxing stay while making sure that travelers can easily connect to work. “The hotel features 231 spacious and stylish rooms, equipped with everything one needs to feel connected and at home. All our rooms are equipped with either Queen or King Size mattresses with five large pillows for each bed. They are designed to offer lots of space for guests' belongings,” Valenzuela adds.
All Coro Hotel guest rooms are air-conditioned and are equipped with the latest security features to keep guests feeling safe and secure. Each room has a well-appointed toilet and bath equipped with a hot and cold shower and luxe toiletries from the hotel’s Lavender collection. The room inclusions are cable television on a 43-inch flat-screen TV, an entertainment panel, a Bluetooth radio alarm clock, a telephone, free Wi-Fi, a minibar, an executive desk, and a plush mattress. Each room is provided with complimentary water, and tea and coffee making facilities. “We find that free Wi-Fi is really important to guests and we have made this one of our priorities. This enables them to binge-watch their favorite series, post their adventures on social media, and even catch up on their work during their stay,” says the General Manager.
Coro Hotel Managing Director says that to ensure memorable stays, emphasis has been given to their level of authentic service to offer the utmost in hospitality. “Our goal is for Coro Hotel to be the top choice for travelers to call their home away from home. We make it our mission to delight our guests every time they check-in by creating a heartfelt, authentic, and emotionally exceptional experience and bespoke service. We believe that in the little moments come to the best memories. Now that we’re in what is considered to be the new normal, people are looking for real human connection and that’s what our brand aims for; to provide warm, sincere, and engaging service, and also for guests to be ambassadors for our brand.”
To make the stay even cozier for the guests, Coro Hotel also takes in their furry companions for free. “We love pets and guests who can’t leave home without their fur babies stay for free! We have designated pet-friendly floors perfect for guests who wish to spend quality time and snuggle up with their best bud,” the Managing Director shares.
The 2-Bedroom Aria Suite includes a private balcony pool with an acrylic glass front with a view of our main pool below and a gorgeous view of glitzy Makati. This is a set-up that is perfect for families, groups of friends, and private parties.
The most beloved and frequently requested package is the Coromantic Ultimate Package for couples, which is inclusive of a romantic dinner, breakfast, bouquet of roses, praline chocolates, full-size cake, a bottle of wine, strawberries, or grapes, access to the roof deck swimming pool and bar, free Wi-fi, and late check-out.
More fun in Poblacion
To keep the party going, Hotel Coro extends the fun vibe of Poblacion’s streets to its F&B outlets. Coda Wet Bar, which is located on the same level as the rooftop pool, offers the longest Happy Hour, with promos from 4 pm to 9 pm such as unli-cocktails, unli-beer, cocktail towers, and host pool parties with Live DJ performances every Friday and Saturday. Guests can sip their drinks while chilling out by the pool. Chef Juanito “Johnny” Tatac offers food choices that pair perfectly with the beverages. “Our Baby Back Ribs is marinated with different kinds of herbs and spices, baked at low temperature to achieve the softest and smokiest flavor. For those looking for their pulutan faves, we have our not-so-usual Chicharon Bulaklak served with homemade vinegar and our signature Sisig. Our dessert options include Cinnamon Churros and Flambeed Mango ala mode.” The bar caters to families or groups of friends but it is also solo-friendly and best enjoyed with the poolside ambiance that offers a view of the Makati skyline.
For Poblacion foodies, Mezzo food Hall offers an appetizing buffet breakfast spread of local and international favorites, along with a menu that is perfect for business lunches or a prelude dinner before heading out. Among the menu items to try are the Herb-crusted Beef Tenderloin in red wine reduction sauce and the Crispy Pork Kawali Kare-Kare with its Chicharon skin. For dessert, there’s the Corallo Cake by pastry chef Fernie Gaitero, a moist and milky creation that uses local ingredients such as mangoes, strawberries, and chocolates.
Other amenities available at the hotel are fit for different lifestyles. Those who seek relaxation can enjoy a soothing massage at the Sonata Spa. The Coro Signature Massage uses banana leaves and virgin coconut oil in a combination of various forms of massage techniques including the Traditional Filipino Hilot to relieve muscle tension, and stress, and create balance and harmony.
Parents will appreciate the services at the colorful Kids Play Corner that offers fun bonding opportunities with their children, and those who want to stay active while on vacation will enjoy working out at the 24-hour gym.
Perks and promos
Aside from making each stay enjoyable and hassle-free, Coro Hotel offers exciting packages that fit different types of travelers.
Furbabies can stay for free with their paw-rents in pet-friendly rooms with a P4,000 refundable security deposit. Those who want to enjoy the Poblacion experience with friends can book a Squadcation, which includes overnight accommodations for four in a Deluxe Adagio Twin Room, with welcome cocktails at Coda Wet Bar, P500 Dine and Drink Voucher (excluding Breakfast), 15% off on Full Body Massage, swimming pool access, free unlimited Wi-Fi and 2 pm guaranteed late check-out.
Coro Hotel Sales Manager Karen Dy says that they also offer Direct Booking Benefits, with two complimentary cocktails at Coda Wet Bar, 15% discount on Full Body Massage, 10% Discount at the restaurant outlets, along with early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability). “We also have an Extended Stay Promo. Those who stay for more than two nights can enjoy a 10% discount for every night of their stay, and those who stay more than seven nights enjoy a 15% discount for each night of their stay.”
The managing Director shares their vision for the hotel property. “Coro in Spanish means choir, and just like a choir singing in harmony, everything in Coro is in unison, where everything comes together and works in synergy for an unforgettable guest experience. We consider ourselves a destination for travelers, executives, pet parents, friends, families, and life embracers to be a venue to create memories. A destination for the modern traveler from all walks of life, from all over the world, who wish to have a city adventure or a mix of both pleasure and leisure.”
He adds, “The hotel is complete with all the amenities and facilities one may need, our well-appointed rooms are equipped with all the convenience to make our guests feel connected and at home.”
Coro Hotel is located at 8436 Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati, Metro Manila. For more details and to book a relaxing staycation, visit corohotel.com.