11 Excellent Hotels in Manila For Your Next Staycation
Longing for a relaxing environment in the middle of the crowded and busy streets? Choose from the most recommended hotels that offer the best deals complete with exciting activities you can enjoy.
A luxury treat and destination, New World Hotel is located in the heart of the financial district of the country, Makati City, right across Greenbelt in Ayala Center. The 584 stylishly appointed guestrooms and suites combine stunning city views and comfort. All guest rooms are modern, luxuriously appointed, fully equipped, and come with complimentary Wi-Fi/Internet connection.
Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila is a luxurious hotel in Pasig City, which earned a 2017 Five-Star rating from the Forbes Travel Guide. It has 316 spacious and well-designed rooms and suites, including two Continental Club floors. In this hotel, guests can relax in its spa, fitness center, and swimming pool available. Also, they can get different dining experiences from restaurants and bars that offer specialty food and beverage.
Conrad Manila is a luxury hotel strategically situated at the heart of the 42-hectare Bay City development and atop the high-end retail complex S’Maison in Pasay City. It offers extravagant services and amenities including spa, restaurant, lounge, and 24-hour fitness center. This hotel is also the perfect venue to hold events, meetings, and wedding receptions.
City of Dreams Manila is a 6.2-hectare luxury integrated resort and casino complex in Parañaque City. There are three hotels found in the complex, namely Crown Towers Manila, Nobu Hotel Manila, and Hyatt Hotel. It also has spa, salon, fitness center, casino, restaurants, bars & nightclubs, and iconic architectural art, such as the Fortune Egg and the world’s first, DreamPlay.
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Makati Shangri La is a five-star luxury hotel strategically located in the center of Makati City’s most prestigious business, shopping and entertainment district. Its facilities include business center, clinic, conference room, hospitality lounge, parking lot, and safety deposit box. The hotel also offers butler service in specialty suites, complimentary shoeline service, express check-in and check-out services, etc.
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Solaire Resort & Casino is an integrated resort in Parañaque City with 800 luxurious resort-style accommodations. In this resort, guests can enjoy the panoramic views of the iconic Manila Bay while watching the sunset and/or sunrise from their premium suites. There are also world-class fine dining restaurants, meeting & event venues, entertainment shows, health and wellness facilities, prestigious shops, and casino games available here.
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Raffles is a five-star luxury hotel in Makati City with 30 floors and 32 suites. It has an all-day dining restaurant, pastry boutique, lounge, bar, and a library where guests can enjoy traditional afternoon tea. Guests can also use its private underground walkway and get a direct access to the nearby shopping malls.
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Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is a five-star luxury hotel in Pasay City with 609 rooms featuring 2 Opera Suites, 4 Luxury Suites, 7 Prestige Suites, 32 Sofitel Suites and the majestic Imperial Residence, where guests can spend their leisure time. There are also restaurants, bars, and wellness facilities available in the hotel.
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Dusit Thani Manila is awarded Hotel of the Year by the Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards with its 538 guestrooms and suites and 11 meeting and banqueting rooms. It delivers the quality of Thai heritage and its rich culture perfectly matched with the geniality and impeccable hospitality of the Filipinos. It is also the perfect place to hold special events and business meetings.
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I’M Hotel is an urban luxury hotel in Makati City with an onsen spa available. It features a unique carbonated bath with technology imported from Japan. It has 434 rooms, including 182 suites equipped with an Electrolux-fitted kitchenette, living room, and dining area. Guests here can enjoy swimming in its acrylic-bottomed infinity pool.
Maxims Hotel is the most luxurious hotel in Resorts World Manila with its 172 luxury suites. The facilities, personalized services, and restaurants inside are first-class. For a truly luxurious vacation, stay at the Maxims Villa which has Villa-type rooms. It offers three 540-sq havens for leisure with various kinds of amenities, perfect for private parties.
This story first appeared in Philippine Primer English magazine Volume 13 April 2017 issue.