Sofitel Manila Opens New Buffets and Resumes Hotel Operations


When In Manila, and looking for one of the most luxurious and elegant hotels, then Sofitel Manila Hotel is the place to go! We’re glad to announce that Sofitel Manila Hotel is Re-opening!



Sofitel Manila Resumes Hotel Operations Today


Manila, October 10, 2011 – In line with the announcement of Sofitel Manila’s General Manager Goran Aleks last October 3 in a press conference held at Sofitel Philippine Plaza’s grand lobby, the five star luxury hotel in Manila resumes hotel operations today. After only a week and a half after typhoon Pedring hits the Philippines, Sofitel is now ready to open its doors to its valued guests. As Mr. Aleks stated, “The opening date was determined based on the pre-condition that Sofitel‘s standards of quality, safety and security will be 100-percent achieved”.


The hotel is now operational for guest rooms, Club Millésime, banqueting and events, and its famous lagoon-shaped pool is now accessible for guests. On the other hand, outlets on the Plaza level such as Le Spa, SoFit, The Zen Institute, Philippe Tordjman Le Salon and Gymboree are scheduled to open in the first few weeks of November. With Spiral restaurant still under renovation, Le Bar at the Lobby level serves sumptuous international buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as delectable a la carte menus. Sunset Bar, on the other hand, will serve buffet every Fridays and Saturdays starting October 14 and 15 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm.


Oktoberfest Manila 2011 will also push through as scheduled. This traditional beer festival will be held at The Harbor Garden Tent from 6pm until midnight on October 20 to 22, and from 10:30am to 2pm on October 23, which is Family Day, where inflatable bouncing castles, magicians, face painters and other fun games will delight the young and old alike during Sunday Brunch. For guests celebrating the Oktoberfest, special overnight accommodation rates are offered on these dates. For ticket inquiries, please call the German Club Manila at (632) 817.3552 and 818.3552 or email at For room reservations, please call (632) 551.5555 exts. 1991 to 1994 or email at






Sofitel Manila Unveils New Buffet Offerings


Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Hotel, the only luxury hotel in Pasay, now offers new buffet offerings starting October 10. While the famous Spiral Buffet Restaurant is being reconceived and is slated to launch in 2012, Sofitel Manila announces its buffet offerings available at Le Bar, Snaps Sports Bar and Sunset Bar.


Le Bar, a 3 in 1 concept, featuring Bar, Galette and all day dining now provides buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a-la–carte option for discerning guests with a view of the magnificent Manila Bay. International buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served daily highlighting signature dishes from Spiral such as Pan Fried Foie Gras, US Prime Ribs, BBQ and Chocolate Fountains. Buffet breakfast starts at 6:30am until 10:30am, while lunch buffet starts at 11:30am until 2:30pm (Mon-Sat), 11:30am until 3pm on Sunday, and dinner buffet starts at 6:00pm until 10:30pm (Sun-Thurs), 6:00 pm until 11:00 pm (Fri- Sat). Breakfast buffet starts at Php 1,050 +++, lunch buffet rate starts at Php 1,200 +++ and dinner buffet rate starts at Php 1,450 +++. International cocktails and a wine list of up to 120 labels are also available at Le Bar. Also, Galette is open daily from 5:30am to 1:00am with pastries, cakes and breads at 50% off at 7pm onward. Sunset Bar, on the other hand, serves a Sunset barbeque buffet on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30pm to 10:30pm starting October 14 and 15, 2011. Likewise, Snaps Sports Bar, located at the Lobby level, serves delectable ala-carte menus 24/7 for guests.


For reservations and inquiries, please call (632) 832.6988 or email at



About Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila


Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Hotel is a unique 5 star luxury hotel in Manila with a resort setting close to Mall of Asia, Manila Ocean Park, Intramuros, US Embassy, PICC, and major tourist spots in the Philippines. Sofitel 5-star accommodation includes 609 rooms and suites boasting of balconies and spectacular views of world famous Manila Bay sunsets.



Sofitel, World Class Hotels & French Elegance

Sofitel is the only French luxury hotel brand with a presence on five continents with 130 addresses, in more than 50 countries. Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Whether situated in the heart of a major city like Paris, London, New York or Beijing, or nestled away in a country landscape in Morocco, Egypt, Fiji Islands or Thailand, each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”.


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Sofitel Manila Opens New Buffets and Resumes Hotel Operations


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