In the world wherein some choose to leave, it’s comforting to know there’s a place where we can actually stay. One of the best birthday gifts I’ve given to myself is a staycation with my friends who had been instrumental in my moving on stage. It’s only fitting on a very special day that we celebrate life with grandeur and style. Also, to reduce the pressure to singles brought by February being the love month, we’re also rewarding ourselves with a five-star staycation we think we deserved.
I had to go out for a field work even on my birthday. So after a tiring ocular and a drive all the way from Batangas to Makati, the only thought playing around my mind before checking in was my need of an immediate relaxation courtesy of a royalty size bed after a warm and soothing shower. Because of the towering height of I’M Hotel, it’s impossible to miss it in Burgos area. Don’t be fooled with the notoriety of that side in Poblacion, Makati. I’M Hotel is different in a best way. It has an inviting and loudly lighted lobby. Trust me – its bright lights and interiors decorated with golden elements will unleash your inner ramp model to strut your way to the front desk.
Since I was a backpacker kind of traveler, I used to think of Burgos for cheap accommodation. But now, here’s I’M Hotel, the very first 5 star hotel situated along the lively Makati Avenue, welcoming everyone for a unique experience. From the name itself paying a tribute to its guest, you’ll know that hotel experience is crafted to match the guest’ preferences.
We got an executive suite with a complete set of top-of-the-line amenities. I even kid my friend to bring his laundry in our room because we got ourselves a washing machine with dryer. The veranda has a view of the Makati cityscape against the sunrise background. We had a space for everyone. We’re having a videoke night!
I’M Hotel awaken the senses of the guest. The interior is a modern visual treat with exclusive artworks created by resident artists. Every floor is well-scented too. Visual and olfactory are both easily checked in the list.
I’M Hotel houses the largest state-of-the-art spa facility and the first Onsen Spa, an authentic Japanese thermal bath, in the country. It gives a total sensorial experience of touch to its visitors. We availed their signature message which we personalized depending on the body parts where we wanted to be focused. Guess what, they also have a private party suites with music lounge. Videoke session after body scrubs? Interesting right? You can choose to avail your treatment in their comfortable spa pods, or top up a small sum to enjoy their executive suites that come with your own private room and a lazyboy sofa attached. Coming with a partner or friend? Have your massage in the privacy of a couples suite that comes attached with either a private jacuzzi or a steam room. I’M Onsen spa is an all-inclusive experience, you only need to pay for your treatment, and you get a buffet at Bloom restaurant, access to onsen, steam and sauna facilities, and complimentary wellness tea at their tea lounge! From now till Mar 31, this only costs PHP 1500 nett, so better to make use of this offer as soon as possible!
An iconic amenity of the hotel is their acrylic-bottomed infinity pool which one can already spot from the busy streets of Poblacion. You heard me right. When one looks up from the outside of the lobby, the swimming guests can be seen. Sounds fun right?
Get your taste buds ready as I’M Hotel offers a selection of modern dining. Bloom Restaurant offers international options while Empress Jade showcases Chinese cuisine. My favorite part of our entire awesome stay is the generous serving of prawn and dimsum with rainbow colors. Don’t forget their salted egg potato chips as takeaways. The hype is real.
Pampering oneself after a heartbreak is actually making sense.
Exciting Times Ahead
While the hotel has just recently opened, I’M Hotel is already successful in meeting the standards in redefining luxury. As a preview of how their rooftop bar would look and feel like when completed this first quarter, we’re brought to the deck. We enjoyed the unparalleled skyline view of the business district. As a photography enthusiast group, we couldn’t hide our excitement and joy while we’re capturing the city shining back to us.
Of all the breaks that I received, the one that I’M Hotel had catered is good. As they say, the only way to love again is give your heart a break – a vacation break it is!
To know more about moving in I’M Hotel and ways on how to move on, you can visit the website at www.imhotel.com. FB & IG: @imhotelph . For further enquiries, please email email@example.com
Pro tip: Direct bookers win! you cannot find better rates elsewhere online than at their website which offers website exclusive packages as well.
To find out more about the largest spa in the Philippines, visit www.imonsenspa.com . FB & IG: @imonsenspa. For further enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pro tip: From now till Mar 31 2017, Introductory rates for any 60 min treatment are at only 1500nett, including a buffet at Bloom Restaurant, access to Onsen, steam and sauna facilities, and complimentary tea. Reserve your space at the website as slots are filling fast!