The Malayan Plaza

The Malayan Plaza

The Malayan Plaza in Ortigas Center is a 37-story high-rise hotel condominium. It was opened to the public in 2006 and was developed  by RCBC along with the Yuchengco Group of Companies. With a height of 145 meters, The Malayan Plaza is an addition to the Ortigas skyline composed of other residential skyscrapers and high-rise offices. In this high-rise hotel condominium, the units available for accommodation are the studio superior, studio deluxe, one-bedroom deluxe, one-bedroom superior, and two-bedroom superior units.

Currently, The Malayan Plaza is being managed by Quantum Group which handles hotels and resorts throughout the world especially in certain parts of Asia, with its registration in Hong Kong and  subsidiary operations in the Philippines.

LOCATION

The Malayan Plaza is located in the heart of the financial district of Ortigas Center. It is right across The Podium and is just minutes of walking from shopping centers like SM Megamall, Robinsons Galleria, and the Shangri-la Plaza. The address of this high-rise hotel condominium is ADB Avenue corner Opal Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Other institutions in the vicinity are the Asian Development Bank and Poveda Learning Center.

There are also various food and entertainment spots close to the location of this high-rise hotel like El Pueblo, Libis, and Pearl Drive. The Malayan Plaza is located right in Ortigas central business district amid office buildings and business centers. It is also just a few minutes away from other financial districts like the Fort Bonifacio Global City and the Makati central business district. Also, nearby hospitals are The Medical City, Cardinal Santos, Makati Medical Center, and St. Luke’s Hospital.

DEVELOPER

During the construction phase of The Malayan Plaza, the original developer encountered some problems and the construction of this high-rise hotel condominium experienced extensive delays. Eventually, RCBC took over  the development along with the Yuchengco Group of Companies.

The Landev Corporation, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of House of Investments, was the project manager of The Malayan Plaza. The House of Investments is the investment and management arm of the Yuchengo Group. The architectural design of this 37-story high-rise hotel condominium was done by Hellmuth, Obata, and Kassabaum.

The hotel operations of The Malayan Plaza is being managed by Quantum Group of Hotels and Resorts. The company has been investing in and managing hotels and resorts in various countries, especially in the Asian region since 2000. Other high-rise hotel condominium projects that the Quantum Group handles are BSA Tower and BSA Suites, both located in Makati City.

CONSTRUCTION

The initial plan for The Malayan Plaza was to have 50 stories. However, there had been some problems and delays during the construction. By 2006, this high-rise hotel condominium in Ortigas was finally opened. Aside from the studio superior, studio deluxe, one-bedroom deluxe, one-bedroom superior, and two-bedroom superior hotel units in The Malayan Plaza, there are also some residential units.

BUILDING FEATURES, SERVICES, AMENITIES, AND UNIT INCLUSIONS

Some of the building features and amenities present in this high-rise hotel condominium are: meeting and function rooms, garden deck, outdoor pool, kiddie pool, jacuzzi, fitness room, jogging path, laundry, 24-hour security and maintenance, daily personal maid service, concierge service, hotel transport service, secretarial and courier services, helipad, 10-level parking area, mini golf putting green, and children’s playground.

Moreover, all the hotel rooms in The Malayan Plaza have services and inclusions like air-conditioning, hot and cold water, daily local newspaper, buffet breakfast for two, NDD/IDD telephone lines, complimentary coffee and tea upon arrival, complimentary bottled water, free use of hotel facilities like swimming pool, fitness center, and kid’s playroom, broadband Internet access in the room upon request, hot and cold water, 29-inch TV set with DVD player, cable network television, and In-room video intercom.

The hotel rooms in The Malayan Plaza have the following features, depending on the kind of room.

Studio Superior Dining and kitchen facilities and double or queen-sized beds. All studios are uniform in furnishing and select suites come with veranda, and free breakfast

Studio Deluxe Dining and kitchen facilities and two twin beds All studios are uniform in furnishing and select suites come with verandas and breakfast

One-bedroom Superior living, dining, and kitchen facilities; double or queen-sized beds; and free breakfast.

One-bedroom Deluxe double or queen-sized beds (can accomodate extra bed for extra person with additional charge), veranda for select suites, and free breakfast.

Two-bedroom Superior double or queen-sized beds; living, dining, and kitchen facilities; free breakfast.