Stayed at this hotel for a business trip, arriving late Sunday night and left early morning the Saturday after.
Arriving late Sunday night, I found the room a bit odd. The walkway from the door lead down to the actual room where the bed, sofa, TV, desk and wardrobe all are. This is definitely different from the standard hotel rooms I'm used to. At least it was spacious enough for one to stay in for a week.
The bathroom was nice and most enjoyable was the rain shower outlet that made my showers enjoyable. However on my first night it took me a while to figure the controls out. It also took a while for the hot water to flow thru. It was as if no one had been using it for a while.
The bed mattress, comforter and pillow was nice. Definitely gave me a good sleep for the next morning.
Since I read the reviews here earlier, I asked for a room which wasn't facing the construction and got a room facing north. The good view was really splendid to wake up at 6am. You could hear the early morning traffic but it wasn't terrible.
On the same note about noise, there was a building being constructed west to the hotel but the noise didn't reach my room. I was back late on most nights and didn't really hear much.
Breakfast is at the hotel restaurant on the third floor and the food is good. Thru the course of the week most of it was the same but was consistently fresh and tasty. There were only a handful of items that were rotating daily. All the other items -- bread, pastries, vegetable and fruit salad, meats (bacon, sausages) and a few other cooked items -- stayed the same. This was ok with me since the spread is definitely better than what I have on a regular day.
As the week progressed, the novelty wore off of course and some of the issues with the hotel surfaced.
One of the first downsides would be that they don't allow you to open windows. And because the aircon isn't running while you are out, the room stuffs up with what is to me as a non-smoker a smoke-like smell (which I have smelt in other hotels before). The only way to clear things up is the switch the aircon on and turn on the exhaust ventilator in the bathroom.
On the same note, the whole hotel seems to have rather poor ventilation. On my floor, there an air purifier running on the walkway. In the lifts, there would be periodic sweat smells. Not terrible but just not pleasant considering this hotel's aspirations.
Housekeeping can be a bit slow. On Wednesday I called them at about 745 in the morning to pick up my laundry and after 15 mins had to call then again. The housekeeping staff only then came within about 5 minutes.
Another thing is that the floor of the room is wooden instead of the normal carpet floors in other hotels. This may be ok with some but for those who have sensitive feet you may feel it dusty if the housekeeper misses sweeping / moping the floors like I did on the third and fourth day.
They have a nice 50-meter pool outside of the restaurant. I didn't get a chance to swim in it but it looks like only 2 people at a time can do laps. 3 people doing laps concurrently would be squeezing it.
In summary, I would say that it is worth staying if you need to be in the Fort area. They are good enough for people who are on a business trip and need to be in the Bonifacio Global City area.
Go for the deluxe room
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