The Philippines' first bed cinema was officially opened in the Uptown Bonifacio Global City Mall on November 8th, with famous celebrities such as Liza Soberano, KC Concepcion, Alodia Gosiengfiao and others in attendance.
The bed cinema features twenty-six beds from Tempur, a well-known brand of mattresses and pillows, each bed designed to accommodate two people.
Tickets are priced at ₱1,000 per person, meaning each bed, which can hold two people, costs ₱2,000. If someone prefers to watch alone and doesn't want to share their bed, they will need to pay the full ₱2,000 for it.
Tickets also include a gourmet snack and drink. After every movie, the beds are cleaned by housekeepers trained by staff from Megaworld Hotels and Resorts. The pillows and blankets are replaced after each viewing.
While any type of attire is acceptable, even pajamas, visitors must wear socks in the bed cinema. If they don't have socks, they can purchase them at the ticket booth.
Food and drinks purchased outside, recording of the films, carrying of guns or any deadly weapons, and bringing of pets are all prohibited.
Bed cinemas are growing increasingly popular worldwide, with locations including the CJ CGV cinema in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea; the Buda Bed Cinema in Budapest; Blitz Megaplex in Jakarta; Gold Class Movies in Sydney, Australia; and the Enigma Theater in Bangkok, Thailand.
(Photos by Uptown Mall BGC)