10 Soon-to-Open Hotels and Resorts for Your 2022 Bucket List

Check out the most exciting ones opening in 2022!

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PHOTO BY L: Website/ The Westin Manila Sonata Place; R: Website/Cebu Land Masters

(SPOT.ph) The ongoing pandemic, which started in the first quarter of 2020, has taken a toll on the Philippine tourism industry. Hotels and resorts had to close down, tourist destinations saw dwindling foot traffic, and restaurants had to make a lot of adjustments. But the sector is slowly picking back up as travelers are back—with a vengeance. Things are also looking up for 2022 as a number of hotels, resorts, and serviced residences are expected to open in the next 12 months. We round up a few establishments to keep on your travel radar!

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Watch for these new hotels and resorts in the Philippines: 

Summit Hotel Naga

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PHOTO Courtesy of Robinsons Land

Almeda Highway, Barangay Triangulo, Naga City, Camarines Sur
Target opening date: January 8, 2022 

The seventh Summit Hotel property will soon open in Naga City, home to the miraculous image of Our Lady of Peñafrancia and the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist—the largest church in the Bicol Region and one of the oldest cathedrals in the Philippines. Summit Hotel Naga will have 60 guest rooms, which are a mix of 56 Deluxe Rooms and four Summit Suites that are named after the region’s cultural elements: Peñafrancia, Makusog, Magayon, and Voyadores. It will also feature a grand ballroom that can be partitioned into three event spaces, a meeting room, and iMac workstations. Apart from the business-related facilities, the hotel will also have an outdoor swimming pool, kiddie pool, a fitness center, and direct access to Robinsons Place Naga Mall. 

Go Hotels Naga

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PHOTO BY Website/Go Hotels
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Almeda Highway, Barangay Triangulo, Naga City, Camarines Sur
Target opening date: Q2 2022

Within the same quarter as Summit Hotel Naga, Go Hotels Naga will also welcome travelers looking for value-for-money accommodations. All rooms will come with the basic amenities plus more: beddings with cotton sheets and duvet covers, chiropractic pillows, hot and cold rain shower, and a 22-inch television. There will also be plenty of common areas, all designed with hip interiors. 

Somerset Valero Makati

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PHOTO BY Website/360D Studio

Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City
Target opening date: Q3 2022 

With 176 units, serviced residence Somerset Valero Makati will serve visiting businesspersons, young professionals, and families on staycation within the Makati Central Business District. It will house a variety of rooms from studio spaces to three-bedroom apartments, a gymnasium, swimming pool, and lounge. 

NUSTAR Resort and Casino

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PHOTO BY Facebook/Nustar Resort

South Road Properties, Cebu City, Cebu
Target opening date: March 2022

NUSTAR Resort and Casino will feature an expansive casino facility with 1,500 machines, 250 game tables, and exclusive private rooms; three hotel towers collectively called Fili Urban Resort; and a four-level mall with a total floor area of 35,000 square meters. The latter will house VIP cinemas, high-fashion stores, and global and regional dining outlets. It will also host live performances in the Entertainment Bar and exclusive events in the Sports Bar, world-class productions in its Performing Arts Theater, and international conferences in its Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions facilities. NUSTAR Resort and Casino is touted as the "biggest lifestyle and entertainment destination outside Metro Manila." 

lyf Cebu City

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PHOTO BY Website/Cebu Land Masters

Cebu City, Cebu
Target opening date: Q4 2022 

lyf by Ascott is a new co-living and serviced residence concept designed for young travelers. They have so far opened properties in Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Fukuoka—with the largest outpost found in Singapore. By the last quarter of 2022, they’re expected to open lyf Cebu City, their first property in the Philippines. It will feature 180 rooms, ranging from a studio to a two-bedroom apartment. Like most lyf properties, it will be designed with bright-colored and youthful interiors. 


lyf Malate Manila

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PHOTO BY Website/Discover ASR

Malate, Manila City
Target opening date: Q4 2022 

lyf Malate Manila is another co-living property that will boast well-design social spaces. It will be located in the heart of Manila’s financial and historical hub, just a stone’s throw away from retail centers, rows of bars and restaurants, and heritage sites like Intramuros and Rizal Park. The property will have 202 units, including the “One of a Kind” studios as well as the “Two of a Kind” and “All Together” apartments. 

Go Hotels Tuguegarao

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PHOTO BY Website/Go Hotels

Pan-Philippine Highway, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
Target opening date: February 1, 2022 

Travelers looking for great deals in the northeast Philippines will soon be able to book a room at Go Hotels Tuguegarao. It will be outfitted for quick stays before you venture out to what the rest of Cagayan Valley, which is also known as the "Gateway to Ilocandia and the Cordilleras," has to offer. Aside from rooms with complete amenities. The hotel will also feature function halls, including Callao Room for 300 people and Sierra Room for 100 people. 

Hotel Okura Manila

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PHOTO BY Facebook/Hotel Okura Manila

2  Portwood Street (formerly Palm Drive), Resorts World Manila, Newport City, Pasay City
Soft opening: December 28, 2021

Hotel Okura Manila at Resorts World Manila in Pasay City already had its soft opening on December 28, 2021, but it is expected to be fully operational by the first quarter of 2022. Designed with a Japanese-inspired aesthetic, the hotel features an 18-meter-high atrium lobby surrounded by natural elements such as wood and stone complimented by a minimalist garden. Their Hinoku-Yu Rooms boasts hinoki (Japanese cypress) wooden bathtubs handcrafted by Japanese artisans from the mountainous Nagiso Town, separate areas for bathtub and rainfall shower, multimedia amenities, and a Nespresso machine. Of course, there's the high-tech Japanese bidet, which has buttons for most of your toilet needs. 


The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate

PHOTO BY Facebook/Torre Lorenzo Malate, Manila

Malate, Manila City
Target opening date: Q4 2022 

The Suites at Torre Lorenzo Malate, which is an upcoming serviced residence, will be part of a mixed-use development with co-living spaces in the Malate District. It will feature 164 units, ranging from a studio to a two-bedroom apartment; a swimming pool, a gymnasium, meeting rooms, residents’ lounge, and rooftop lounge. 

The Westin Manila Sonata Place

The Westin Manila Sonata Place
PHOTO BY Website/The Westin Manila Sonata Place

San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Target opening date: Q4 2022 

Five-star city hotel The Westin Manila Sonata Place will soon open its doors in the busy Ortigas Center. It will provide a wide range of room options, from the King Deluxe to the Presidential Suite—with every room featuring the signature Westin Heavenly Bed. The in-house Heavenly Spa by Westin will also make sure that guests are well taken care of, whether they're on a business stay in the city or just taking a break with a staycation.

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