Check out the newest lifestyle hotel in GenSan

Grand Summit Hotel

Posted at Nov 08 2021 09:28 AM

Set in the bustling urbanized hub of General Santos City, guests can soon experience the Grand Lifestyle offered by this new and upscale brand.

Robinsons Hotels and Resorts' Grand Summit Hotels held its soft opening on October 13, 2021. The intimate event was attended by Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) President and CEO Frederick D. Go, Robinsons Hotels and Resort (RHR) Senior Vice President and Business Unit General Manager Arthur Gindap, Group General Manager Annalyn Yap, Group Director of Sales and Marketing Joy de Mesa, and government officials, South Cotabato 1st District Representative Congresswoman Shirlyn Bañas – Nograles, General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera, and First Lady Jane Rivera. 

Adhering to the safety and security protocols set by the city, only the hotel and casino's employees and PAGCOR officials were present during the ceremony. A simple luncheon took place at the hotel's all-day restaurant, Café Summit, right after the blessing presided by Fr. Ricky Legario.
 

(From Left to Right) Grand Summit Hotel General Manager Jesse Chua; RHR SVP and BUGM Arthur Gindap; First Lady Mrs. Jane Rivera; Mayor Ronnel C. Rivera; Congresswoman Shirlyn Bañas – Nograles; RLC President and CEO Frederick D. Go; Summit and Go Hotels Group General Manager Annalyn Yap. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel
(From Left to Right) Grand Summit Hotel General Manager Jesse Chua; RHR SVP and BUGM Arthur Gindap; First Lady Mrs. Jane Rivera; Mayor Ronnel C. Rivera; Congresswoman Shirlyn Bañas – Nograles; RLC President and CEO Frederick D. Go; Summit and Go Hotels Group General Manager Annalyn Yap. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel
Fr. Ricky Legario led the blessing of the hotel. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel
Fr. Ricky Legario led the blessing of the hotel. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel

Grand Summit Hotel is an option for travelers who are looking for more than just a place to stay. With its distinctly Filipino warmth and flair coupled with intuitive and personalized service, the hotel aims to build meaningful connections with its guests. Every touchpoint of their stay is as unforgettable as the beauty and warmth of GenSan and its people. 

Arthur Gindap, Senior Vice President and Business Unit General Manager of Robinsons Hotels and Resorts said, ''We, at Robinsons Hotels and Resorts, remain steadfast in our vision of extending our brand of hospitality and service throughout the country and beyond. Ours is a vision built on a tradition of solidarity and perseverance, and this is what the Grand Summit stands for - a brand that can withstand the weathers of the highs and lows of economies – always at the forefront of what hotel service ought to be.''

Grand Summit Hotel puts deluxe hospitality within reach with a balance of style and comfort awaiting guests. Equipped with world-class facilities and premium amenities, all 102 rooms and suites at the hotel are carefully designed to meet the evolving needs of its guests. 

Comfortable and spacious Deluxe Rooms with a choice of King or Twin Sized Beds. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel
Comfortable and spacious Deluxe Rooms with a choice of King or Twin Sized Beds. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel

Dine in style every day at the hotel and enjoy a wide range of cuisines at Café Summit. The all-day dining restaurant brings the best of the region. 

Situated in the Tuna Capital of the Philippines – General Santos City, Café Summit does not only offer this local favorite but provides a variety of choices from regional delicacies to international cuisines, catering to the different tastes and preferences of its guests. It also boasts signature drinks such as Whisper of the Hill, Summit Lady, and Mango de Papa. 

For intimate gatherings, business luncheons, or exclusive arrangements, private dining is available. 

All-Day Dining at Café Summit Restaurant. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel
All-Day Dining at Café Summit Restaurant. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel

With multiple function rooms and a ballroom, Grand Summit Hotel is a venue for business meetings, exhibits, training, and social gatherings. The function rooms can accommodate up to 30 guests. While the pillarless and elegantly-designed Grand Summit Ballroom can fit up to 500 guests (banquet set-up) and 700 guests (theatre set-up). Each room is equipped with audio-visual and technical facilities. 

Grand Summit Hotel also puts convenience and leisure at its priority. The hotel offers leisure facilities including a spa, gym, and a swimming pool. Guests can enjoy the pool and suite facilities by December 2021 while the Grand Summit Ballroom, spa, and fitness center are scheduled to be open by the 2nd quarter of 2022.

The Lobby Lounge exudes welcoming elegance with its plush furnishings and cozy ambiance. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel
The Lobby Lounge exudes welcoming elegance with its plush furnishings and cozy ambiance. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel

How safe is it to travel in the time of a health crisis? Robinsons Hotel and Resorts and Grand Summit Hotel understand the concerns of its guests when traveling in the new normal. It implements safety protocols in every touchpoint from pre-arrival to post-departure to help promote a worry-free and safe experience for all guests. 

Grand Summit Hotel General Santos follows the Circle of Clean (COC) protocol, which is modeled after the World Health Organization's hygiene and cleanliness standards as well as the Department of Health New Normal protocol. Aside from common precautions seen in almost every establishment today, the COC has extra safety measures including a seamless online check-in, luggage disinfection upon check-in and checkout, and COC ambassadors stationed in common areas ready to assist. It also conducts food-handling hygiene. 

Self Check-In Kiosk at the Front Desk. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel
Self Check-In Kiosk at the Front Desk. Photo source: Grand Summit Hotel

''This is not a mere hotel opening for us and the residents of General Santos, but a testament of the wonderful things to expect in the coming days here in our beloved city,'' said Annalyn Yap, Group General Manager of Summit and Go Hotels.

Experience the lifestyle offered by the Grand Summit Hotel with its introductory offer of P3,988nett per room per night when you book and stay from October 15, 2021-December 31, 2021. To book, visit its website or contact reservations@summithotels.ph, +63 998 888 7788, or +63 917 888 7788.

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