A seven-floor hotel with over a hundred rooms opens early January this year in Davao City.
Uy Ching Siong, owner of My Hotel which is a businessman’s hotel in an interview said the hotel was the former Grand MenSeng Hotel located in one of the city’s major thoroughfares, the San Pedro Street.
With a project cost of over P47 million, he said the renovation was focused more on the rooms and the putting in of new facilities. Nothing was altered with the structures because when they check on the engineering works, it had strong foundation and in good condition.
The invested fund covered the land acquisition, the building renovation and machine and equipment.
He said My Hotel offers affordable rates plus other amenities like free WiFi access in every room, free long distance calls to to the US and Canada, free Globe line to Globe line nationwide call, free Sun to Sun call, free local call, 24 hours security camera, fire alarm system, standby generator, PABX telephone system, color TV with cable in every room, elevator, free newspaper reading, function room and restaurant.
“We wanted to give the best to our clients that is why we also invested on these modern equipment and faciltiies,” he said.
Despite the mushrooming of other small hotels in Davao City, he said they are optimistic of their hotel investment as they bank more of getting more clients with their location just within the heart of the city.
My Hotel is very near the San Pedro Catheral, the City Hall, San Pedro Police Station, banks and major stores.He said occupancy rate is still fluctuating even as he said that they are satisfied with what they have although they need to promote the hotel in either Manila and Cebu.