Unlocking potential in Panay Region’s hospitality sector

Bacolod City, the vibrant and progressive urban center in Negros Occidental and also known as the “City of Smiles,” will redefine its position in the domestic hospitality space with the launch of Citadines Bacolod City.

Developed by Ascott Limited, the property is seen as a game-changer and will profoundly impact Bacolod City’s tourism and hospitality sector, transforming the city into a thriving destination attracting domestic and international travelers.

Looking forward to its opening in 2024, A property viewing was also integrated to boast world-class amenities designed to elevate the guest experience, showcasing the infinity pool, which offers stunning views of Bacolod’s skyline, and the fully equipped fitness center to cater to health and wellness enthusiasts. Citadines excites everyone with a teaser of their several restaurants. 


For those wanting to try out local cuisines and regional specialties, stop by Citadines’ Negrense, your one-stop destination for all the delicacies Negros Occidental. The property’s team of chefs will collaborate with local cooks to deliver flavors unique to each city in the region. 

Viennoiserie and Italian, Citadines Bacolod City’s lobby café and bakery will treat guests with an irresistible blend of aromatic coffee experiences through its collaboration with Coffee Culture, a popular and innovative artisan coffee roaster of local and imported beans. 

Aligning with the property’s brand signature, “for the love of coffee,” guests can choose from a menu inspired by the local coffee culture and leisurely enjoy food and beverages in an ambiance that radiates comfort and sophistication. Viennoiserie and Italian skilled baristas are devoted to transforming each cup of coffee into a journey of flavors, using carefully sourced beans that reflect the essence of the region’s coffee heritage.

The property also boasts a selection of versatile event spaces thoughtfully designed to accommodate a wide range of gatherings and occasions, such as a grand ballroom. This part of the property provides a spacious and versatile venue, making it an ideal destination for regional meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions. With its state-of-the-art facilities and adaptable layout, this pillarless marvel is poised to be a true game-changer in the MICE industry in the area, setting new standards for elegance, flexibility and sophistication in event spaces.

Citadines Bacolod’s strategic location is close to several of the city’s essential amenities and facilities. This includes top universities, shopping malls, central business districts and restaurants. Its central location makes it an attractive choice for business and leisure travelers seeking a well-connected base to explore the city’s vibrant offerings.

Along with Bacolod’s rapid urban growth, Citadines Bacolod City’s establishment in the city can help pave the way for a further economic boon for the area. The property’s capacity to become a MICE destination leader in the region can significantly contribute to the city’s revenue generation, business opportunities, and income diversification. It can also help maintain the region’s occupancy levels, especially during special cultural events like the Masskara Festival, and promote the Ascott brand to the Visayas region.

On its future growth, Ascott believes Citadines Bacolod City presents a steep growth potential in the coming years. With Bacolod’s popularity as a travel and business hub continuing to soar, the property is well-equipped to cater to the increasing demand for sophisticated accommodations and event facilities. Through its establishment in Bacolod, Ascott aims to strengthen its brand presence in the Panay area by exploring opportunities for expansion and enhancing guest experiences in other vital cities within the region.

As Citadines Bacolod City opens its doors to the public, the property invites guests to indulge in a world-class stay experience backed by Ascott’s exceptional service and unparalleled hospitality legacy.