The Grand Dame Hotel stands magnificently at the corner of Rizal and Huervana Streets, Lapaz, Iloilo City illuminating the old charm and elegance of a classic French architecture. A renowned interior designer from Manila conceptualized the magnificent indoors.
The word, Dame, is a noun meaning, a lady. It is a title of the order of the British Empire conferred on a woman, equivalent to that of a knight, who had rendered years of admirable service and loyalty to the kingdom.
The phrase, Grand Dame, therefore, refers to a legal title of a ‚Äúgreat lady‚ÄĚ whose accomplishments have been recognized by the highest authorities.
As a serious emancipator of hospitality services, it aims to be recognized as a world-Class Hotel by combining the comforts of the traditional surroundings, five-star hotel service with the convenience of today‚Äôs modern and classic amenities. The whole building is strictly non-smoking. It is handicapped friendly. Two Schindler elevators conveniently serve all the 7 floors.
It has a specialty restaurant at the 3rd floor and Iloilo‚Äôs pride JD Bakeshop on the ground and second floors. There is an in-house Coffee Shop and Room Service, which are open for 24 hours. It has a Sundry Shop and Laundry Service. Customer parking is available at the basement.
The lobby has a classic European design from floor to wall. Hensonco designed scrolled irons of black and gold leaves, beveled glass entrance, Zimbabwe black granite counter tops, Serpegiantte Italian marble, and carved wood moldings finish the terracotta architectural masterpiece.
The interior manifests a relaxed atmosphere and enchanting ambience meticulously crafted for a delightful experience. Its lighting fixtures and furniture were orchestrated to optimize artistic features and functional significance. The entirety is just magically alluring to the eyes and a fare of high quality workmanship.
It has an efficient business center. It offers the most modern amenities, services and equipment. Among its side services are On-line Booking and Reservation, Day Tours may be arranged, Ticket Confirmation and Secretarial Jobs.
It is close to all attractions. It is minutes by public transit to Iloilo Museum, Regional offices of the Government, Malls, commercial establishments, churches, seaports, airport, bus terminals and recreational facilities. It is a short walk to banks, shopping center, public market, grocery, saloon, spa, pharmacy and shops.
The hotel has installed an efficient Security Surveillance System for its guests. It is equipped with smoke and heat detectors, fire escapes, and water sprinklers in each floor.
It has CCTV cameras along the public and guest hallways. It has strategically positioned Hotel Security Guards at the entrance and exits, and all the employees are trained for Crisis Management and Disaster Preparedness.
The hotel has a total of 35 rooms (4 suites, 30 De Luxe Rooms and 1 Handicapped De Luxe Room). The de luxe rooms have a floor area of 25 square meters and 30 square meters for suites.
European tables and chairs in Sandel wood finish warm your heart upon entrance. The orthopedic bed is covered with multi-layer of fresh fabric and special duvet for feather-like pampering.
All your worries of the day just banish by the meticulous accentuation to elegance and bodily comfort. All the rooms were specifically designed to treat each guest as if it is their home away from home.
Each room has an en suite bathroom with top of the line Villeroy and Bosh water closets, lavatories and glass enclosures. It made use of high quality tiles for flooring and comes with hot and cold shower, vanity counter and Wallenberg or Allepo wall lamps in black and silver.
Custom made towels, earth-friendly toiletries, high grade fixtures and parapets of muted colors complete the bathroom features.
Every room floor has wall to wall carpet of naturally weave maize. It has its own telephone, complimentary unlimited room internet access, air conditioner, colored TV with cable, personalized refrigerator and stocks upon request of a private bar for the late night munchies.
All the rooms have it own porch. Capacious windows view the urban Iloilo City, the Island of Guimaras and the historical Iloilo River.
There are smoke and heat detectors. There are water sprinklers and alarms. A safety deposit box can be found inside the closet. Subdued colors were utilized on bastions, draperies and portieres to show the quality of all the materials used. Excellent lighting arrangement completes the overture of attention, comfort and detail provided only by the rapture of Grand Dame Magic.
In general, the hotel can be described as modern, safe, clean, convenient and contemporary. It is a haven for transients, tourists, business travelers, families and the health conscious.
To state is simply, it is a place where the goodness of life can burst into bloom for everyone to transact business, stay, dine and enjoy.
The staffs at Grand Dame Hotel are always friendly and available to personally assist guest. The care and attention they provide ensures all of a pleasant and a magical experience of the hotel.
Daily Newspaper and Complimentary breakfast is arranged from 6 to 10 every morning. In-house laundry, valet parking, 24-hour room service, electronic safe, international and domestic direct dialing, sundry shop, and accessible room for the physically impaired.
The Grand Dame Hotel is equipped with a wireless internet amenity.
The Grand Dame Hotel is a multi-awarded hote,l including 2 consecutive years for Best Hotel in Western Visayas and Best Front Liner in Western Visayas.\n