November 15, 2011
MANILA, Philippines — Cebu City is as sophisticated and vibrant as any modern destination in the world. With several developments in place, including resorts, convention centers and malls, it has made the transition from laidback country getaway to a cosmopolitan hub of commerce and recreation that is every business traveler's dream.
As the second largest city in the Philippines, Cebu is the regional center of Central Visayas, with 12 surrounding cities and municipalities. In recent years, it has developed a reputation as a destination to find excellent furniture and home decor. The city is also home to many beautiful beaches and islands (like Bantayan and Malapascua) which offer diving and snorkeling activities, as well as other tourist spots.
More than that, it is fast coming into its own as a top choice for meetings and conventions. Visitors will certainly enjoy its mix of history and modern-day sophistication.
As one of the top hotels in the city, Summit Circle Hotel mirrors this unique mix of past and present. It is a full-service hotel that caters to the no-nonsense traveler who appreciates value and elegance without being extravagant.
Formerly known as Cebu Midtown Hotel, it has been servicing the business community since the 1990s, building a legacy of good service among travelers.
Located along the historic Fuente Osmeña, about 40 minutes away from Mactan International Airport, it is ideally situated at the center of business and culture.
A property of Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), the hotel has undergone an extensive makeover, rebranding itself to reflect its more progressive thrust. The attention to details is evident in the rooms from with modern amenities like cable TV and Wi-Fi.
The hotel is also located on the top level of Robinsons Place Cebu, a four-level full service shopping mall that houses a variety of restaurants, retail and service establishments.
Aside from the hotel, RLC is also known for its three mixed-use developments in prime and strategic locations in Cebu — Robinsons Place Cebu and Summit Circle Hotel — both of which located at the heart of Cebu City. Right across the hotel is Robinsons Cybergate Cebu.
Another mixed-use development is Amisa, built to offer residential condominiums to those who love both the urban and suburban life, which includes the soon-to-rise Summit Shores Hotel.
Also in the works are horizontal developments like the Blue Coast Residences and Aspen Heights. One of RLC's recently launched projects was Azalea Place.