touched by midas

there was this tempting offer from deal dozen months ago for a one night stay on an executive room at midas hotel, a boutique-style hotel located at roxas boulevard in pasay city. it was a very good deal to pass so i purchased one, considering that i have read some good sponsored reviews about it and it was a good chance for me to experience staying at this new hotel.

i found out from my father that this hotel was hyatt regency before. he knows this area of roxas boulevard by heart for he used to own a jeepney during the early 80’s on this route. i told him that it is now known as “midas hotel” after it had undergone renovation.

i invited my blogger-friend, chyng to share with me this one-night stay at midas. as we entered the hotel i noticed instantly that the lobby is ultra-chic and modern. i read from an article that the plush furnitures are from well-known italian designers.

a very conspicuous part of the lobby is the floor to ceiling shelves with different-sized “hermes-ique” orange boxes.

a fiber optic chandelier also adorns the ceiling of the lobby. it’s a first for me to see one.

we were given a room at the 9th floor beside the executive lounge.

i like the simple geometric design of the hallway from the elevators.

the room was okay with a masculine feel on it. the sheets were not tucked in as perfect as it should be then chyng noticed a few hair strands on the bed, there were dusty areas that needs more vaccuuming – not really a thing to make a big fuss considering they are still on their soft opening status but still, it has to be improved if they want guests to have that good first impression and to look forward on their next stay.

early morning we had the complimentary buffet breakfast that came with the offer.

i had my morning dose of black coffee, a great way to start the day.

the food choices was fine with me specially they have smoked salmon which gave a smile on my face ( i don’t usually see that on a breakfast buffet spread).

chyng harassing my breakfast like a paparazzi, hehe. visit her blog for more about midas hotel – feel the touch of midas.

there is one thing that i appreciated most at midas hotel which is the utmost service of the hotel staff. they actually gave me an hour extension that i requested when i was about to check-out, i received a number of greetings in the lobby, elevator or in the hallway from the staff during our stay and the guys in the main door entrance were helpful assisting me to get a cab and carry my luggage. i hope they maintain it the same as that to all guests.

8 responses to “touched by midas

  1. gusto ko nung chandelier!!!

    i like friendly staff who greet you… pero minsan naiinis ako when EACH staff greets you. i tend to smile or greet back kasi when they greet. so imagine na lang dahil lahat sasagutin ko diba? like sa mall… lahat mag “good morning mam”… lahat sasagutin ko ng “good morning!” eh kung bente masaslubong ko na ganun, kakapagod diba? 🙂

  2. aahh yun pala ang tawag dun, ultra chic and modern and plush.. hehe ako na ang walang alam sa design and fashion..

    sayang si kg, dapat mineet natin eh..

    di mo pinost yung shot natin sa door? ^_^

    • .. maganda pakinggan chyng kaya yun ang description ko, haha. next time sana nga makapagdinner tayo nila grace,

      .. i’ll post that. wala kasi sa memory card ko yung shots mo. 😀

  3. hi rob, that hotel was owned by the family of jose mari chan 😀 pero ang ganda na nga nya ha, we went there when it was up for sale and checked the facilities. ngayon pala midas hotel na sya.

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