Belmont Hotel Puts Travelers in the Heart of Exceptional Leisure Options

Compact, stylish, and straightforward—these adjectives sum up Belmont Hotel, the newest addition to the lineup of hotels in Newport City. With 480 guestrooms, the four-star property stands beside the commercial and entertainment hub that is Resorts World, an intriguing façade looming tall in Pasay City’s integrated tourist destination.

photo credit: Belmont Hotel Manila
Situated across NAIA Terminal 3, Belmont Hotel boasts of a prime location that is near the airport, the major tourist attractions in Manila, and the big lifestyle and business centers. Whether you’re a business traveler looking for an accessible place to stay, a tourist on a layover, or a leisure seeker on the lookout for your next staycation venue, Belmont Hotel Manila promises an unforgettable experience right at the heart of unparalleled leisure.

Upon entering the lobby, it’s easy to immediately get a sense of what the hotel is all about. Modern, chic, and compact yet lavish with details, Belmont Hotel showcases striking touches—like the crystal ceiling installations and the wall of fishes—and exudes understated elegance. The front office staff were generally warm and welcoming—and quick to respond even with the throng of guests checking in during our stay.

Continue reading to find out more about Belmont Hotel Manila.


The Deluxe Room

Our guestroom was a Deluxe Room (PhP5,490++/night) which had two twin beds, a 32-inch flat-screen TV, an executive desk that faces the window, coffee and tea making facilities, a personal refrigerator, and an en suite bathroom. The room, while small, is tastefully designed, with muted earthy tones of brown and green, and space-saving furnishings. Everything looked clean and brand-new.

The personal refrigerator is stocked with snacks and drinks which late sleepers would find delight in as they catch up on work until the wee hours of the night. Along with the coffee and tea equipment, it is conveniently set up beside the work desk.

For clothing, built-in cabinets offer plenty of space to store belongings. Robes, bedroom slippers, and an electronic safe are also provided.

The Deluxe Room is also available in a Queen-bed configuration, and comes with complimentary evening turndown service. In general, despite its size (23 sqm.), I found the room to be incredibly comfortable—conducive to lazy sessions like watching TV or just lying in bed all day.

Dining

Café Belmont

Downstairs in the lobby is Café Belmont, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant. Guests can avail of the complimentary breakfast at this cozy space, boasting of the same color scheme as the rooms. I loved the compact yet delicious breakfast selections which include Filipino (longganisa, daing na bangus, tapa) and American (bacon, sausage, cereal, chicken nuggets) dishes, along with a few other viands.

The bread station offers several jams and spreads, while the dessert section has a variety of cakes, fruits, and pastries. There’s also a salad and cold cuts section for those who prefer light starters.

We tried Café Belmont’s dinner buffet (PhP900++) as well, whose theme changes regularly. For July and August, the spread features South East Asian cuisine—so we got to enjoy Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Singaporean, and Indonesian specialties like pad thai, laksa, chili crabs, green curry, beef lok lak, and many more. Of course, the Philippines being in South East Asia as well, expect tasty Pinoy favorites like lechon kawali and baked mussels. End your meal with some luscious sweets like Pandan Inipit, Ginataang Bilo-Bilo, and Turon Halo-Halo. Liquors and other alcoholic beverages are available for an additional price.

In-Room Dining

For a truly relaxing staycation, try Café Belmont’s room service. The same items from the restaurant’s a la carte menu can be enjoyed in total privacy—while watching TV or just lounging lazily in bed. I liked their signature Belmont Beef Burger (PhP460), a beautiful mess consisting of pure beef patty, caramelized onions, mushrooms, bacon, cream cheese, and blueberry compote. The burger is sweet, salty, and a bit sour all at the same time—a delightful assail to the taste buds. 

The Grilled Chicken Supreme (PhP230) is herbed and spiced chicken served with papaya chutney and mushroom risotto. A yummy and filling lunch choice, I would say—and for a 4-star hotel, reasonably priced too!

Our food was delivered to our room in around 30 minutes, and of course, I made sure to take a photo like the one below for Instagram purposes even though the server was already gritting his teeth, trying to keep still. LOL!



Other Amenities

Checked-in guests can enjoy a resort-style staycation with the hotel’s rooftop pool, surrounded by greens and overlooking the city. There’s a mini jacuzzi and a kiddie pool too, as well as a massage deck and daybeds.

Belmont Hotel also has a Fitness Center (accessible to checked-in guests for free) and a spa with sauna and steam room. For business travelers, there are several meeting rooms available; services like airport transfer, same-day laundry, limousine and taxi, and airport shuttle are also offered.

photo credit: Belmont Hotel Manila

Unparalleled Leisure

Belmont Hotel Manila keeps it compact and straightforward, providing all the basic necessities and luxuries that a business or leisure traveler might look for. A hotel that aims to please—whether in providing a comfortable stay through its good-quality facilities, giving guests a new gastronomical experience, or providing easy access to the bustling metropolis that begins a few steps away. If hanging out in casinos and super clubs is your idea of a great night in Manila, or you’re simply looking for a nice yet affordable place to stay near the airport, you're probably going to want to book at Belmont Hotel.


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Belmont Hotel Manila
Newport City, Pasay City
+632.318.8888
reservations.manila@thebelmonthotels.com/info.manila@thebelmonthotels.com

Criteria
Facilities
Service
Dining
Ambience
Location
TOTAL
Rating
3.5/5
5/5
4/5
4/5
4.5/5
4.2
Comments
The rooms are space-efficient and comfortable.
Warm and helpful hotel staff, from front desk to F&B.
Good selections from breakfast and dinner buffets as well as a la carte menu.
The hotel is homey and relaxing.
Near airport and entertainment centers.
An ideal choice for both business travelers and leisure seekers.

Points for improvement:
  • Improve management of the breakfast crowd.

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My stay was sponsored by Belmont Hotel Manila. All opinions, however, are my own.

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