The Ascott Limited, a leading international hospitality company, will be redefining the industry once again with Citadines Bacolod City, the newest addition to its roster of properties.
Located in the heart of Bacolod, the premier-serviced residence, which marks Ascott’s maiden entry into the city, is positioning itself as a game-changer in the local hospitality scene.
Gearing up for 2024, Citadine’s targeted venture is Bacolod’s well-celebrated Masskara festival, which attracts tourists from all over the world. A part of their preparation was the exclusive VIP Night last October 19, which welcomed Jose Franco Soberano, COO of Cebu Landmasters, Mathias Bergundthal, Director of SLI Hotels and Resorts, and Alec Lsutre, President of Capitaine Inc.
The event gave a peek into the fun and excitement Citadines has planned for the upcoming year, featuring Masskara performers all night long – drummers, dancers, and singers – giving Bacolod a taste of what’s to come.
The VIP Night also explored “How Citadines will Change the Hospitality Landscape in Bacolod” with Ascott General Manager Philip Barnes, opening with an optimistic eye for the upcoming opening.
Looking forward to its opening in 2024, A property viewing was also integrated to boast the array of world-class amenities designed to elevate the guest experience. Showcasing the infinity pool, which offers stunning views of Bacolod’s skyline, and the fully equipped fitness center to cater to health and wellness enthusiasts. Citadines excited everyone with a teaser of their several restaurants.
For those wanting to try out local cuisines and regional specialties, stop by Citadines’ Negrense, a one-stop destination for all the delicacies Negros Occidental. The property’s team of chefs will collaborate with local cooks to deliver flavors unique to each city in the region.
Viennoiserie and Italian, Citadines Bacolod City’s lobby café and bakery, will treat guests with an irresistible blend of aromatic coffee experiences through its collaboration with Coffee Culture, a popular and innovative artisan coffee roaster of local and imported beans.
Aligning with the property’s brand signature, “for the love of coffee”, guests can choose from a menu inspired by the local coffee culture and leisurely enjoy food and beverages in an ambiance that radiates comfort and sophistication. Viennoiserie and Italian’s skilled baristas are devoted to transforming each cup of coffee into a journey of flavors, using carefully sourced beans that reflect the essence of the region’s coffee heritage.
The property also boasts a selection of versatile event spaces, thoughtfully designed to accommodate a wide range of gatherings and occasions, such as a grand ballroom. This part of the property provides a spacious and versatile venue, making it an ideal Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) destination in the region.
With its state-of-the-art facilities and adaptable layout, this pillarless marvel is poised to be a true game-changer in the MICE industry in the area, setting new standards for elegance, flexibility, and sophistication in event spaces.
“As a property managed by The Ascott Limited, Citadines Bacolod City exemplifies our commitment to providing a seamless blend of comfort, convenience, and top-notch service,” said Philip Barnes, the Ascott Limited’s Country General Manager. “We are delighted to bring this exceptional brand to Bacolod City and offer travelers a sophisticated stay experience.”
The property’s strategic location along the city’s main thoroughfare puts it in close proximity to several of the city’s key amenities and facilities. This includes some of Bacolod City’s top universities, shopping malls, central business districts, and restaurants.
In terms of future growth, Ascott believes Citadines Bacolod City presents a steep growth potential in the coming years. With Bacolod’s popularity as a travel and business hub continuing to soar, the property is well-equipped to cater to the increasing demand for sophisticated accommodations and events facilities.
Through its establishment in Bacolod, Ascott aims to strengthen its brand presence in the area by exploring opportunities for expansion and enhancing guest experiences in other key cities within the region.*