This article was initially considered on Fortune.com.
In a partnership that aims for greatness, Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro has teamed up with Michelin-starred chef Matsuhisa Nobu to open Nobu Hotel Manila, one of the wealthiest properties in the Philippines. However, a slam-dunk of a work hit the first-rate embarrassment: Nobu Hotel was just named 2015’s Worst New Luxury Hotel.
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The review comes from Luxury Travel Intelligence, a member-of-the-simple high-end travel-rating company. Luxury Travel, a partner of Etihad Airlines, pays full price if its reviewers travel anonymously and want to promote non-partisan reporting on accommodations, restaurants, spas and nightlife. “Nobu Hotel Manila has become a notable dissatisfaction,” company co-founder Michael Crampton told Fortune.com, adding that luxury travel additionally received “poor comments” from its members at the lodge.
For the luxury hotel, Nobu Hotel Manila is huge with 321 rooms. And Crampton says, “While the accommodations are, basically, mind-boggling, it seems to be suffering from negative regulation.” Luxury tourists “feel special” and this resort does not supply it.
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Although he noted that Nobu’s restaurants have been thoroughly reviewed by his company and others, he says, “We are concerned that the Nobu logo is increasing itself. Broadcasting in resorts is questionable, especially with hundreds of rooms being huge features. Nobu is constantly about uniqueness and comfort. Now, the new Nobu feeding areas are a very big operation and the motels, so far, are being eliminated from something different. “
When approached using Fortune.com, a publicist for Nobu Assets refused to touch the low score.
Rooms on 5-famous person properties start at $ 16 for a daily deluxe room with 4 164 and city views for the Nobu Suite.
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Guiloume de Vaudry, a professional tour photographer who spends his time in Paris and Manila, did not expect the Nobu Hotel’s low score to be unexpected, saying, “This is great for entertainers who are casinos enthusiasts. However, this is no good for enterprise-minded travelers or high-end VIPs who have good options while in Manila. “
In TripAdvisor, which has been criticized by travelers, Nobu Hotel Manila has become the fourth first-rate out of 13 ins in Manila. Fewer opinions than stars complained about the absurd carrier.
The first Nobu Hotel opened in 2103 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. CNN Travel calls it one of the newest resorts. The lackluster ratings from Luxury Travel Intelligence are nothing short of a wonderful omen for the group behind the new Nobu Hotel; Sure, they could open another 8 luxury properties over the next two years.