Staycation for Big Groups Are More Fun at This New Hotel in Manila

Words by Joey Kyla Villena

Looking for top notch accommodations? Whether you’re a traveler or a local, we know the perfect place for you. The Ascott Limited, more widely known as Ascott, recently celebrated the opening of The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate and lyf Malate Manila! 


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The opening took place last June 30, which marked an important milestone for Ascott as they made their presence more widely known in the upbeat streets of Manila. Both of their latest properties, as mentioned earlier, are sure to offer wonderful experiences for anyone looking into short-term or even long-term stay. The remarkable properties were unveiled through a ribbon-cutting ceremony, symbolizing the brand’s willingness to uphold hospitality that is both consistent and unparalleled. 

Gracing the event with their presence were Ascott’s Country General Manager Philip Barnes, lyf Malate Manila’s POP Champion and The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate Residence Manager Joyce Pascual – Agsaway, Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation COO Cathy Casares – Ko, City of Manila Mayor Maria Sheilah Honrado “Honey” Lacuna–Pangan, Department of Tourism Supervising Tourism Operations Officer Ivannovich Dmitri Tan Agote, and Singapore’s Ambassador to the Philippines Her Excellency Constance See Sin Yuan. 

With utmost enthusiasm and pride, Philip Barnes stated, “It’s been an eagerly awaited opening, but we are incredibly proud and excited to introduce lyf Malate Manila and The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate to the city of Manila. These properties are just the beginning, bringing us one step closer to our vision of creating accessible spaces where everyone can thrive, build a community, and freely express themselves.”

The guests were lucky enough to have an exclusive property tour, experiencing the amenities and facilities firsthand. There, it was clearly shown that The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate offer truly exceptional comfort and convenience—two of the primary things that will make you want to stay!

Of course, the guests had the opportunity to immerse themselves in lyf Malate Manila, as well. Its distinct ambiance greatly accompanied its innovative co-living concept. So if connectivity, community, and dynamic living are in your checklists for a great space, lyf Malate Manila is the place to be!


“We are so thrilled to finally welcome guests in The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate and lyf Malate Manila. With the help of our lyf Crew, we are able to provide all our guests with an amazing experience. Even if they step out of lyf to explore the beautiful city of Manila, our crew is ready to provide them with insider information so they can have the full local experience,” said Joyce Pascual–Agsaway.

The opening of The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate and lyf Malate Manila means Ascott has successfully attained their 11th and 12th Philippine milestone properties, respectively. These two will join the ranks of established Ascott names, including Ascott Makati, Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila, Somerset Millennium Makati, Somerset Alabang Manila, Somerset Central Salcedo Makati, Citadines Bay City Manila, Citadines Millennium Ortigas, Citadines Amigo Iloilo, Citadines Cebu City, and Citadines Salcedo Makati—all of which showcase commitment to exceptional serviced residences for modern travelers and locals alike.

To book a stay at lyf Malate Manila and The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate, guests may visit the official website. For those who want to keep up with the innovation of lyf Malate Manila, guests can follow the property’s official social media pages, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Tiktok.