By DYLAN AFUANG
Halloween, especially for the kids, is a time for dressing up in costumes, consuming sweets, and most of all, having fun! Here are some of the hotels around the metro where they are more than welcome to go this weekend. Some treats await their families in these places as well.
‘Spooktacular’ Halloween at Discovery Suites
Discovery Suites will be hosting fun-filled kiddie activities as part of ‘Spooktacular Halloween Staycation’ on the afternoons of Nov. 1 and 2. Food decorating and lootbag-making will happen on the first day while the artwork crafts and pumpkin hunting on the second. A photo booth, candies, and other exciting treats await the guests. ‘Special Spooktacular’ rates start at P5,000 nett for Junior Suite Deluxe, P5,300 nett for Junior Suite Premier and P5,500 nett for a One-Bedroom Suite. Room rates and inclusive of: Two slots to the Halloween activities, breakfast buffet for two at Restaurant 5, high-speed Internet Access for unlimited devices, access to Press Reader, and access to Swimming Pool, Balance Lifestyle and Fitness Club, and Kiddie Romp Room.
Discovery Suites Manila is located along 25 ADB Avenue Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
Halloween ‘Treat and Thrills’ at Sheraton Manila
Sheraton Manila will make the Halloween celebration fantastically fun for kids to really enjoy. The hotel is treating little spookers to a special lunch buffet feast at S Kitchen on Oct. 27 (Sunday), which comes with trick and thrills activity for kids. Dress them up to fright or delight because the chosen best-in-costume kids will win buffet and Toy Kingdom vouchers. On top of the sumptuous selections in S Kitchen, the chefs added more spellbinding entrees like smoked ribs, glazed hams, German sausage, and premium steaks. Desserts come in haunted designs and shapes like zombie cookies, moist brain cake, witch’s cupcakes, and more eerie pastries. Kids will also get to creep around the hotel to collect more treats. Meanwhile, at The Lounge, they are mixing up Grim Reaper’s Brews for adults, available until Oct. 31, 2019. These are cocktails inspired by famous horror movie characters – perfect to give anyone that Halloween vibe. Cocktails start at P375.
Sheraton Manila Hotel is located at 80 Andrews Avenue, Pasay City.
Halloween fun at Diamond Hotel
Join in the Halloween fun with Filipino folklore creatures at Shake, Rattle and Roll: A Diamond Hotel Halloween event on Oct. 27, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m at the Diamond Ballroom and Corniche. This one-of-a-kind kids’ party, with tickets priced at P1,000 nett per person, includes a take-home snack box of treats and full access to the awesome activities and games bonanza. What’s more, roundtrip airline tickets for two to Singapore are up for grabs in the grand raffle! The Halloween room package is available for bookings until Oct. 27, inclusive of one free ticket to the Halloween Event. The Spooktacular Stay is also available at P5,500 net per night until Nov. 1 without the free event ticket.
Diamond Hotel Philippines is located at Roxas Boulevard corner Dr. J. Quintos Street, Manila
Costume party at Crimson Hotel
Halloween doesn’t always have to be spooky—it can be a colorful sea-themed adventure. This year, Crimson Hotel Filinvest City celebrates Halloween with a festive, colorful and fun-filled “Pirates and Mermaids Halloween Party” on Oct. 31 at 2 p.m., at the Crimson Grand Ballroom. Come aboard the Crimson ship and embark on a sea adventure while having a festive Halloween with fellow “pirates” and “mermaids.” Deserving winners of Best in Pirate Costume will be then awarded. Ticket for admission is P1,150 net for two (2) years old and above, that comes with seat allocation, while kids one year and below may join the party free of charge. Ticket includes a heavy snack buffet with free-flowing iced tea, interactive show in the ballroom, costume contest, trick or treat, photo booth, fun games, and activities, exciting prizes, and giveaways.
Crimson Hotel Filinvest City is located at 2609 Civic Drive, Filinvest City Alabang, Muntinlupa City
‘Spooktacular Sunday’ at Conrad Manila
Conrad Manila celebrates the Halloween season with the ‘Spooktacular Sunday’ at Brasserie on 3 on Oct. 27. At The Brasserie, a monster-sized feast and amazing treats await, where the family can a take pleasure on a buffet spread, while kids of all ages go trick or treating around the hotel wearing their costumes. They will also get to enjoy face painting, fun games, and other activities. ‘Spooktacular Sunday’ is priced at P1,800 net per person inclusive of lunch buffet and trick or treat activities. Children ages six to 12 get a 50 percent discount on the buffet rate while kids ages five and below dine free when accompanied by paying adults.
Conrad Manila is located at Seaside Boulevard corner Coral Way, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City