Novotel Manila Araneta Center

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Novotel Manila Araneta Center
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The hotel in August 2016
General information
AddressGen. Aguinaldo Avenue, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines
Coordinates 14°37′11.96″N121°3′15.3″E / 14.6199889°N 121.054250°E / 14.6199889; 121.054250 Coordinates: 14°37′11.96″N121°3′15.3″E / 14.6199889°N 121.054250°E / 14.6199889; 121.054250
Construction startedFebruary 2012
CompletedJuly 29, 2014
OpeningOctober 2015 (soft opening)
March 8, 2016 (grand opening)
Cost₱3 billion
OwnerAraneta Hotels Inc.
Management AccorHotels
Height94.70 m (310.7 ft)
Technical details
Floor count24
Other information
Number of rooms401
Novotel Manila website

Novotel Manila Araneta Center is a hotel at the Araneta Center in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. The mid-scale, full service hotel is part of AccorHotels, and the first hotel under the Novotel brand in the Philippines.

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The hotel was launched in February 2012 with a ceremonial lowering of a time capsule, as well as a presentation of the hotel's features. [1] The hotel is a joint venture by Araneta Center Hotel, Inc. and AccorHotels. [2] The hotel building which cost around ₱3 billion was topped off in July 29, 2014. [3] It was initially planned by the end of 2014 [4] and later early 2015 [5] that the hotel will start accepting guest, but the hotel had its soft opening later in October 2015. [6] Then President Benigno Aquino III led the grand launch of the hotel in March 8, 2016. [7]

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The building of Novotel Manila Araneta Center has 24 floors. [7] EEI Corporation, a construction firm was involved in the construction of the hotel building. [2] London-based architect Sudhakar Thakurdesai, Kang Tang of Taiwan and lighting firm Lumino Design are likewise involved. Thai-firm IA49 were the interior designers. Local firm PGAA Creative Design also did the landscaping work of the hotel. [8]


The hotel features a urban contemporary architecture that emphasizes natural light and offers a variety of rooms, ranging from the Superior Rooms, Deluxe Room, Executive Rooms, Executive Suites, and a Presidential Suite measuring 694 square meters.

The hotel offers 6 different restaurants, namely the Food Exchange Manila, the Sabor Bar de Vinos, the Gourmet Bar, the 6th Pool Bar and Lounge, Indulge, and the Premier Lounge, with foods served fresh from the Araneta Group farm in San Mateo, Rizal. The hotel also offers indoor and outdoor venues, for MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) Amenities including the Versailles Event Garden, with 2,500 square meter of grass, a tent, archways.

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