Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, lies on the western side of the island of Luzon. It is the country’s center for entertainment, commerce, and arts. This is where the country’s main airport, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport stands. The city offers so much fun and excitement for all types of travelers. Wide open parks like Luneta is a major tourist attraction. It offers numerous features, with the Rizal Monument being the most prominent one. Nearby you can walk along the cobbled streets of Intramuros, a small area built like a fortress during the Spanish time where iconic churches and historical museums abound. You can find some of the biggest malls in the whole world here. You need to spend a few days in the city to appreciate everything it has to offer. Thankfully, Manila is not lacking when it comes to accommodations. To help you with which hotel to book for your upcoming trip, we’ve compiled a list of Manila’s best hotels.
While there are numerous luxury hotels around the city centre, Quezon Timog is just as comfortable, equally as well-placed for exploring the city, but at an affordable price for those seeking a budget stay. All rooms are generously proportioned and tastefully designed in the vivid red-and-white palette. The rooms have comfy beds, adorned with crisp cotton sheets and duvets for a great night’s sleep. Its plum location puts both the bus stop and Kamuning Station within a ten-minute walking distance. Meanwhile, the Quezon Memorial Circle and the park can be reached by car in no more than fifteen minutes.
Red Planet Quezon Timog
Address: 100 Timog Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines
Price: from 37 USD
Star Rating: 2 Stars
This hotel could not be any more ideally located. Red Planet Manila Binondo is located near the oldest Chinatown in the world, which is the heart of Binondo. The many shops, restaurants and attractions nearby make it a perfect accommodation for tourists. Shopping is never a problem as the famous bargain shops of Divisoria are just a short walk away. The walled city of Intramuros is also just a few minutes away from here. This hotel also has a business center. It also has the best staff in the industry who work all day, everyday. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, a digital safe, and a work table. Bathrooms have a shower, toilet, body essentials, toiletries, and a hairdryer.
Red Planet Manila Binondo
Address: 251-61 Juan Luna St., Binondo, Manila, Philippines
Price: from 30 USD
Star Rating: 2 Stars
This hotel is the ideal place to stay for business and leisure tourists. Wi-Fi is accessible in all parts of the hotel. Visitors will certainly enjoy the inviting infinity pool and fitness center. A team of professional chefs awaits every guest at Tapenade and Flame restaurants and world-class shopping awaits at Glorietta and Greenbelt malls. All rooms are equipped with iPod docks, cable and satellite ready flat-screen TVs, coffee and tea making facilities, digital safe, bathtub, shower, bathrobes, and specially made toiletries. The location puts guests right in the middle of the main business district and Manila’s exciting dining and nightlife scenes.
Guests at the hotel will enjoy nothing but the best views of Marikina Valley and the Sierra Madre Mountain Range. This 180-meter (590-foot) building offers some of the most well-appointed rooms one can ever stay in. Visitors have free access to the hotel’s well-designed indoor swimming pool and fitness center. Rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs, Nespresso coffee makers, and docks for their iPod. The best bathroom fixtures and toiletries can be found in every room. Airport shuttle service is available all day. No less than five restaurants, namely Cucina, Lung Hin, Vu’s Sky Bar, Connect Lounge, and Café Pronto await the foodie at heart.
Located between two popular malls and in the country’s main financial district, Fairmont offers luxurious accommodations that are unequalled. The rooms are embellished in modern design concepts with free Wi-Fi and cable TV available. The rooms are all air-conditioned with a mini bar, a safe, and an iron. The bathroom comes complete with designer toiletries and bathrobes. The outdoor swimming pool serves as an inviting way to relax after a day of shopping. Fairmont’s Spectrum restaurant offers buffets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
This hotel boasts of one of Manila’s most iconic hotel landmarks, the fountain. A favorite photo-op spot of foreigners, it has long been the symbol of The Pen. Greenbelt and Glorietta malls are both just a few minutes away on foot from here. The elegance of this hotel is best epitomized in its lobby. The stylish rooms are all furnished with a flat-screen TV with cable, a deposit box, and a mini bar with tea and coffeemakers. Bathtubs, showers, hairdryers, and bathrobes can be found in the en-suite bathrooms. Guests will not go hungry because the hotel has a number of top-notch restaurants under its roof.
This hotel is found deep in the heart of Makati stands Lub d Philippines. Its claim as the largest hostel in Manila was never in doubt. The rooms come with air-conditioning and the most astounding view of the city. A select number comes with coffee and tea making amenities, a personal refrigerator, and a flat-screen TV. Just a short distance away, communities like Rockwell and Century City welcome diners, shoppers, and bar hoppers into their fold. There is a good selection of food outlets so guests will not go hungry. The bar at the rooftop is the perfect place to unwind after a day of sightseeing.
This is one of the newest hotels in the city, and one of the most sought after as well. Because it is located in the heart of the financial district, it has become the hotel of choice for business and leisure tourists. Guests will enjoy amenities like an outdoor pool, a business center, and a fitness facility. Mini parks, malls, bars, restaurants, and a church are all within a few blocks from here. Air conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities, and flat screen TV’s are built inside sophisticated rooms. Lavish bathrooms are adorned with bathtubs, showers, bathrobes, and luxury body essentials.
The beautiful Manila Bay makes for the perfect backdrop for this luxurious hotel from the Hilton chain. Guests will certainly be amazed with the water view and the majestic sunset. The incomparable features of this hotel include Wi-Fi connection in all public areas. Flat screen and cable ready TV’s, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and slippers are all provided for in each room. A sports arena, convention center, and one of the largest malls in Asia are just a few steps away. A five-minute commute will take visitors to a number of casinos. The hotel is home to some of the best restaurants in Manila.
This is the hotel to be in for guests who want to be at the center of it all. Malls, restaurants, cinemas, a museum, and parks are within reach from here. But the true essence of this hotel can be found within its walls. Guests will be treated to an array of cuisines that include Japanese, Chinese, grilled specialties, and international fare at its buffet outlet. Coffee and tea making machines, flat screen TV’s, and digital safes are all part of the rooms’ offerings. The en-suite bathrooms have bathtubs and showers. Visitors can unwind by taking a dip in the swimming pool or getting a massage at the spa.
Located in one of the best areas of Manila, this hotel offers luxurious accommodations without the expensive price tag. Guests can take a few laps in the swimming pool, get a massage at the spa, or break a sweat in the gym. Rooms here are equipped with a writing table, a personal refrigerator, a minibar, and a flat-screen TV. The in-room bathrooms come with a shower, toiletries, bathrobes, and a hairdryer. Guests will not go hungry once they check in here. The hotel is home to four highly rated food establishments that serve a variety of cuisine. Main transportation lines are located nearby.
Have lots of fun in Manila
These are the best hotels to stay in when in Manila. All these are located near important places so you won’t be too far away from Manila’s action.
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