Places to stay Manila
There is a wide range of accommodation available in Manila depending on your budget and the area where you want to stay. If you don't want to go farther in the airport the best area to stay at is in Pasay. For a bit more luxurious stay, the business center of Makati is the place to go with all the 5-star hotels within the area, but if you are more budget-conscious and wants to experience the authentic Manila without minding the location, then Malate and Ermita is the place to go. We've compiled a short list of accommodations depending on their price range and location to help you with your trip planning.
Sofitel Philippine Plaza CCP Complex Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City www.sofitel.com -A 5-star hotel with a resort setting and located next to the Philippines' largest convention center PICC. Consists of 609 guestrooms and suites with balconies and a view of the Manila Bay. Has a restaurant and 3 bars within the hotel. Other amenities include a lagoon-shaped swimming pool, mini-golf range, jogging trail, gym, spa, playground and an indoor kids club.
Traders Hotel 3001 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City Tel.No. (632) 523 7011 Fax No.(632) 522 3985 www.shangri-la.com/en/property/manila/traders - Although not exactly a 5-star hotel, Traders is a property of renowned hotel group Shangri-La and promises guests to get the same 5-star service and facilities that the company is known for. Located only 20 minutes from the airport and near the convention center and SM Mall of Asia. The hotel currently has 312 guestrooms and suites, and some have spectacular views of Manila Bay. They have a restaurant, bar, children's pool and an outdoor pool as well, spa and gym. They also offer complimentary broadband connection within your stay in the hotel.
Manila Marriott Hotel No.10 Newport Boulevard, Newport City Complex, Pasay City Tel.No. (632) 988 9999 Fax No. (632) 836 9998 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mnlap-manila-marriott-hotel/ -A luxury hotel set in a world class casino complex and ideally located in Newport City which is just across the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. It has 342 guestrooms, all of which is air-conditioned, has an in-room safe, mini-bar, high-speed internet and a 40 inch LCD TV. It has 2 restaurants and a lobby lounge. Leisure facilities include a spa, salon, health club and a mall.
Heritage Hotel Manila Roxas Boulevard Corner EDSA, Pasay City Tel.No. (632) 854 8888 Fax No. (632) 854 8833 www.millenniumhotels.com/ph/heritagemanila/index.html - Situated along Roxas Boulevard and EDSA in Pasay City, this hotel is home to the 24-hour PAGCOR-Heritage Casino. It has 450 fully air-conditioned guestrooms and amenities include a mini-bar, safe, cable TV, broadband internet access and a bathroom with shower. It currently has 12 function rooms and a number of restaurants within the hotel.
Midrange and Budget
Copacabana Apartment Hotel 264 EDSA Extension, Pasay City Tel.No. (632) 851 8888 Fax No. (632) 8524344 www.copasuites-manila.com - Copacabana is a newly renovated apartment hotel in Pasay. All guestrooms are air-conditioned and equipped with modern amenities like hot and cold shower, cable TV, mini-bar and a 24-hour room service. Wifi internet access are available with an additional charge. Facilities include a swimming pool and sauna, restaurant and bar, business center and conference rooms.
Microtel Manila-Mall of Asia Coral Way Avenue corner Seaside Boulevard, SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City Tel.No. (632) 403 3333 Fax No. (632) 870 0319 www.microtel-manila.com/ppc - A newly-built hotel located just in front of the SM Mall of Asia which makes it pretty convenient. All rooms are air-conditioned with an electronic card entry system, in-room safe, LCD cable TV and an internet access. Facilities includes a restaurant, a function and conference room and a rooftop swimming pool.
ROXAS BOULEVARD, MALATE AND ERMITA AREA
Manila Diamond Hotel Roxas Boulevard corner Dr.J.Quintos st., Manila Tel.No. (632) 528 3000 Fax No. (632) 526 2255 www.diamondhotel.com -Located in the Manila Bay area of Ermita and Malate is the 5-star Manila Diamond Hotel. Guestrooms are airconditioned and have amenities like bathroom, in-room safe, electronic key entry and Satellite TV. Hi-speed internet access is available but with an additional fee. Other facilities are a restaurant and bar, function rooms, swimming pool and an outdoor whirlpool, tennis court, spa and a gym.
Manila Hotel One Rizal Park, 0913, Manila Tel.No. (632) 527 0011 Fax No. (632) 527 5348 www.manila-hotel.com.ph - Constructed in 1912, Manila Hotel is the Philippines' first 5-star hotel. It now has 500 guestrooms with Filipina themes and equipped with modern amenities like LCD TV, mini-bar and safety vault. It has an outdoor pool, spa and healthclub, three restaurants and a bar and lounge. It also has nine function rooms which can be used for meetings and other events.
Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila -A luxury hotel ideally located in Malate and very near to the mall Robinson's Place Manila. It currently has 376 rooms and specialty suites with modern amenities like 32-inch LCD TV, Hair Dryer, DVD Player, Minibar, hi-speed internet access and a 24-hour concierge. It has three restaurants and a lounge, meeting rooms, outdoor swimming pool, spa, fitness center and a casino.
Pan-Pacific Hotel -Located in Ermita, Malate and just a few minutes walk from Robinson's Mall and Baywalk in Roxas Boulevard. The Pan-Pacific Manila has a restaurant and a coffeeshop/lounge and a poolside bar. It is a 4.5 star luxury hotel with facilities like an outdoor pool, conference rooms and complimentary internet access available in public areas. There are 236 guestrooms with modern amenities like refrigerator, mini-bar, satellite tv and a private shower with separate bathtub. Daily local newspaper and internet access is also complimentary.
Century Park Hotel -A luxury hotel in Malate which comprises of two buildings, the Century Tower and the Park Tower. The Century Tower is where most of the hotel rooms are while the Park Tower consists of the suites. In total, the two towers makes up 500 rooms. Each room is complete with amenities like hair dryer,in-room safe, cable tv and minibar while the suites are equipped with a fax machine, electronic card operated safe and a business desk. Other facilities includes restaurants, lounge, meeting rooms, swimming pool with jacuzzi and gym facilities.
Hotel H2O -Located behind Quirino Grandstand and beside Manila Ocean Park in Luneta, Manila, Hotel H2O promises to make their guests feel pampered their whole stay. Its guestrooms have an aquarium theme, 37 inch LCD TV's and high speed internet access. Other facilities include a restaurant, lounge, meeting rooms and a fitness center and spa.
G Hotel Manila by Waterfront -G Hotel is managed by the Waterfront Group of Hotels and Casinos and is a first-class boutique hotel located in Roxas Boulevard. This building has a chic modern architecture with minimalist design and interiors comprised of mostly black and white. Rooms are equipped with modern facilities like an upgraded mini-bar, coffee/tea-making facilities, in-room pantry area and safety deposit boxes. All rooms also have a 24-hr butler service and turn-down service. Other facilities include a restaurant, business center and an outdoor pool.
MIDRANGE AND BUDGET
Best Western Hotel La Corona -A boutique hotel by the Best Western chain of hotels located in Ermita, Manila. Amenities includes a complimentary buffet breakfast, safety deposit box, complimentary newspaper, hot and cold shower and cable and satellite TV. Free wireless internet access is also available in all guestrooms and public areas. A restaurant is also available onsite.
Casa Bocobo Hotel -Also in the Ermita District of Manila is the Casa Bocobo Hotel which is near the walled city of Intramuros. It is a budget hotel but promises a comfortable and satisfying stay. It is a two -storey hotel and with 50 rooms complete with basic amenities like airconditioning, orthopedic beds, hot and cold shower and an LCD TV with cable. Wifi access is complimentary in the hotel's public areas. A coffeeshop is also available which specializes in Filipino and Continental cuisines.
Riviera Mansion Hotel -A budget hotel which consists of 160 room and suites located in the busy street of Mabini in Malate, Manila. Rooms are spacious with 28sqm being the smallest room area. All the rooms are carpeted and with airconditioning unit with amenities like refrigerator, cable TV and hot and cold shower. Wireless hi-speed internet access is available at an additional cost. Their onsite restaurant, Cafe Riviera is open everyday from 6: 00am to 10: 00pm and Wifi is available.
Eurotel Pedro Gil -Ideally located just in front of Robinson's Place in Ermita, Manila is Eurotel Pedro Gil. All the rooms here have airconditioning with hot and cold shower, Cabled LCD TV, Safety deposit box and a 24-hour room service. Wifi internet access is complimentary in the lobby area and within all the rooms as well as a complimentary buffet breakfast.
Boulevard Mansion -A serviced apartment located in Roxas Boulevard and near places like the US Embassy, Robinson's Place Manila and SM Mall of Asia. There are six different types of suite to choose from and each is equipped with a kitchen and dining area and a view of the Manila Bay. Shiro Shiro, a Japanese restaurant is also available onsite and located on the ground floor.
Executive Plaza Manila -A 15 -storey boutique hotel managed by The Palm Hotels within the busy streets of Mabini in Malate, Manila. It consists of 165 rooms and suites and furnished with modern amenities such as radio and alarm clock, cable TV, keycard lock system and keycard security elevator. Wifi internet access is also available within the hotel. Hotel facilities includes a business center, coffee shop, bar, laundry and valet services and a game room.
City Garden Suites -A budget hotel located in Ermita, Manila managed and owned by the City Garden Group, which is a local hotel chain providing standard class accommodation within Manila. It comprises of 92 well-appointed rooms and just recently a new building adjacent to the hotel which is called The Annex, has been opened and consists of 50 Deluxe and Super deluxe rooms. Each room is furnished with amenities like telephone system with ndd/ idd services, refrigerator, mini-bar, cable TV, hot and cold shower and an electronic door lock. They also provide complimentary newspaper and wifi internet access.
Dusit Thani Manila -A luxury hotel situated in the financial distrcit of Makati. It currently has 538 newly renovated guestrooms and suites which is classified into six types. All the rooms and suites are equipped with modern amenities like LCD TV, In-room safe, Internet connection, Mini-bar, working desk and complete bathroom amenities. It has a Grand ballroom,eleven meeting and banquet rooms, an outdoor pool and children's pool, spa, fitness facilities and a sauna. They have four restaurants onsite and a lobby lounge.
New World Hotel Manila-Located in Central Makati and close to Ayala Museum and nearby shopping and dining area Greenbelt and Glorietta is New World Hotel Manila. This hotel currently has 598 guestrooms and suites with facilities like refrigerator, safety deposit box, coffee/tea maker, mini-bar and cable TV. Internet access is provided with an additional charge. Their restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner while the poolside bar and bar lounge are open for drinks. Recreational facilities include an outdoor poo, children's pool, fitness facilities and a spa. Internet access is available on the hotel's public areas.
Makati Shangri-La -Owned and operated by the Shangri-La Group of Hotels, Shangri-La Makati currently has 699 spacious guestrooms and suites. Free internet access within the hotel is provided as well as complimentary access to their 24-hour fitness center. All rooms are equipped with 37 'inch TV's, large spacious area, complete bathroom amenities and a plush mattress. Four different restaurant and also four bar/lounge are available for eating and drinking while recreational facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa and health club.
Mandarin Oriental -This hotel is located on the quiet part of Makati but still not that far from the main shopping area and business addresses. It has 442 guestrooms with 89 of it being Club rooms with the exclusive use of Club lounge and 19 suites which is located on the highest levels on the hotel. It has three restaurants and a couple of bars/lounges. There are 17 meeting spaces which can be used for business meetings and other events while other recreational facilities includes a spa, fitness center, landscaped pool and a beauty salon.
Intercontinental Manila -This luxury hotel is just located steps in front of the SM Makati and just below the Ayala station of the MRT. It is 14 -storeys and with 332 guestrooms and suites. Rooms have cable TV, mini-bar, refrigerator, coffeemaker and a safety deposit box. Complimentary daily newspaper is given but wireless internet access is provided for an additional charge. Hotel facilities include a health and fitness center, spa, outdoor pool and beauty salon. There are two restaurants onsite for dining and drinking.
MIDRANGE AND BUDGET
Eurotel Makati -Right in front of Wal-Mart Makati and with easy access to the airport is budget hotel Eurotel Makati. All the rooms in this hotel are equipped with basic amenities like cable LCD TV, safety deposit box and a 24-hour room service. Wifi internet access is complimentary in the whole hotel. Hotel facilities include a restaurant and a function room.
Saint Illians Inn -A budget boutique hotel located in Pasong Tamo in Makati. All the rooms here have airconditioning, PABX phones with intercom system, cable TV and a centralized running hot water. Other services the hotel offers are IDD/ NDD access, laundry service, van rentals and arrival and departure drop-off. A coffeeshop is also available within the hotel.
Makati International Inn -A 2-star inn located in Dela Rosa St. Makati and a sister hotel of Saint Illians Inn. The hotel comprises of 24 airconditioned guestrooms with basic amenities like cable TV, DVD/CD player and phone. Services and facilities offered are car rentals, currency exchange, airport transfers and a safe deposit box for your important belongings. A coffeeshop is onsite.
City Garden Makati Hotel -This budget hotel owned by the City Garden Group of Hotels has 160 Italian inspired rooms that promises a comfortable stay. Unlimited Wifi access is complimentary and available within the hotel. All the rooms here have modern amenities like a private shower with bathtub, mini-bar, in-room safe, electronic door lock, refrigerator and cable TV. There are two restaurants within the hotel: Le Jardin and RoofDeck, which is a poolside restaurant. Other facilities include a fitness center, spa, whirlpool, an outdoor swimming pool, sauna and currency exchange.