LOOK | Here’s a peek at soon-to-open Grand Hyatt Manila in BGC

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the unveiling of the Grand Hyatt Manila Marker during a ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Manila in Taguig City on September 5, 2017. Joining the President is Metrobank founder George Ty. Photo by Rolando Mailo/Presidential photo.

On Tuesday, September 5, President Rodrigo Duterte unveiled the official marker of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Bonifacio Global City. Duterte was joined at the ceremony by Metrobank founder and hotel’s owner George Ty. The ceremony coincided with the bank’s 55th anniversary and the awarding ceremony of the 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos Awards.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea pose for a photo with the officers of Metrobank and the Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipino awardees during the 55th Anniversary celebration of Metrobank at the Grand Hyatt Manila in Taguig City on September 5, 2017. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential photo.

Although the hotel isn’t officially open to the public yet, a strictly no-media-coverage unveiling ceremony of Grand Hyatt Manila was briefly held on Tuesday evening at the hotel’s lobby.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulates one of the Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipino awardees during the 55th Anniversary celebration of Metrobank at the grand ballroom of Grand Hyatt Manila in Taguig City, September 5, 2017. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential photo.

Besides President Duterte, other VIP guests who were given a quick tour around the property included business tycoons and taipans.

Grand Hyatt Manila in BGC at night. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

The property is located at Veritown Fort in Bonifacio Global City.

Grand Hyatt Manila, a project by Federal Land, Inc. in partnership with ORIX Corporation, claims to be a “destination within a destination” as it is set to capture its guests  with picturesque sunset view of the Manila Bay and Makati’s stellar skyline; dining outlets that promise exceptional cuisine; as well as excellent event facilities and entertainment center—all under the brand’s “living grand philosophy.”

The property will have six dining outlets, 10 event facilities, and 7 VIP rooms, and at one of th hotel’s top floors, an entertainment center that will featur live music and performances.

Just above the hotel’s lobby is a lounge bar. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.

Towering right beside the 66-storey opulent hotel is the equally luxurious  Grand Hyatt Residences, a high-rise condominium that features two-bedroom and four-bedroom units, and offers full access to the facilities and services of the Grand Hyatt Manila.

Grand Hyatt Manila and Grand Hyatt Residences is situated at the New York-inspired Veritown Fort, a mixed-use development by Federal Land Inc. One of the leading property developers in the country is a subsidiary of  GT Capital Holdings Incorporated.

According to its website, the hotel will open during the second half of 2017.

One of the water features of the hotel is located just below the lobby’s staircase. Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero, InterAksyon.