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Buffet bonanza

 There is no need to wait for a special occasion to indulge in the delightful buffet spread at Acacia Hotel Manila. Take pleasure in the buffet spread of Acaci, and indulge in a wide array of local and international dishes. Get an early start to try the breakfast buffet at Acaci and sample local and international breakfast fare for P888 nett. Take a break from the daily grind with a hearty lunch buffet spread at Acacia Hotel Manila. A special weekday rate of P888 nett is available on Monday to Friday until August 31; whereas Saturday lunch buffet rates are P995 nett per person. Sundays offer an extravagant Sunday Champagne Lunch for P1,288 nett per person. Cap off the day with an indulgent dinner buffet for P998+ per person. Friday is particularly special with a Spanish Friday night dinner feast. The hotel’s culinary team whips up their innovative version Spanish Delights on Acaci’s dinner buffet spread. To find out more about Acacia Hotel Manila, check out the website at For inquiries and reservations, please call 720 2000 or 588 5888 or email  

Time for truffles 

Here’s a fine dining experience not to be missed. From August 15 to 21, InterContinental Manila’s renowned Prince Albert Rotisserie will offer a special a la carte menu of truffle-enhanced dishes for lunch and dinner in addition to its classic favorites. Truffles are rare kinds of mushrooms that are harvested in the wild. They are considered a delicacy for the distinct aroma and fine subtle taste that they bestow on food. Highly recommended by Prince Albert’s culinary team are Truffled Duck Liver with Quince Paste, Toasted Brioche and Pear, Arugula and Walnut Salad; Tagliatelle with Black Truffle, Asparagus, Morels and Pecorino; Porcini Risotto with Provolone Cheese and Shaved Black Truffle; Steamed Salmon and Sea Bass on Buttered Leaf Spinach with Champagne Truffle Cream and Baguio Potatoes; and Grilled UB Beef Tenderloin with Truffle Butter, Brown Mushrooms and Garlic Confit Mashed Potatoes. Prince Albert Rotisserie is open for lunch from Monday to Friday 12 nn to 2:30 p.m. and for dinner from Monday to Saturday 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For reservations, call 793 7000.  

Easy and relaxing weekends 

Spice up the weekend and take a quick vacation somewhere not so far away from home. At Richmonde Hotel Ortigas, rest and relaxation come together to give you an ultimate unwinding experience in one of the hotel’s cozy and well-appointed guest rooms. Indulge in an irresistible R&R Room Package which includes a soothing and restorative 1-hour in-room massage to melt away the stress of the past work week. Stay overnight in a Deluxe Room for as low as P4,800nett or if you wish to stay longer, take a 2-night breather for only P3,800nett per night, both inclusive of a hearty breakfast buffet and an in-room Swedish or Shiatsu Massage for two persons. Whether you want some “me” time or “we” time with your significant other, the City Weekend Escape is your ticket to a relaxing break. Get a Superior Room for only P3,600nett, to include buffet breakfast for two persons, pay only P4,000nett. Savor quality bonding time with your family without breaking the bank, with Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Family Bundle Package. Get a Superior Room for only P4,000nett, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two adults, and get another Superior Room at an unbeatable P1,500nett (room only). Rates are valid for bookings with Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday check-ins until September 30, 2013. For inquiries and reservations, call Room Reservations at 638-7777 or 689-8411.
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