Known as the Wall Street or New York of the Philippines, and perhaps the richest city in the country - Makati shines among the rest. The moment you step into Makati, you will be blown away with its amazing and massive skyscrapers, attractions, and gigantic malls. Makati is home to plenty of multinational and local companies and it is the financial hub of the country. Yes, this city is busy and noisy. But, on the good side - its aim to entertain visitors and overseas bosses are the main reason why elegant art, high-class shopping, fine dining, and even out-of-the-box fitness options can be experienced here. Overall, this city has a western, urban vibe, with first-world amenities you can explore and experience. Meanwhile, eco-friendly accommodations are continuously springing up, which guarantees a safer and more comfortable place to stay. Check out this article and discover the eco-hotels in Makati, the Philippines!
Hands down to the Makati Shangri-La Manila! This luxurious hotel proves, once again, to be tops in the hospitality industry and it takes pride in its ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System (EMS) certification, received in October 2017 - the first hotel in the Philippines. Situated in the heart of Ayala Center, this hotel puts you in the entertainment and shopping hub. But, this lovely hotel also offers its own shopping arcade.
Meanwhile, the Shangri-La offers plenty of recreational activities, like massage services, 24-hour aromatherapy, and an outdoor pool. The Health Club provides a fitness center, tennis courts, and a gorgeous sauna. You don’t have to go outside to experience sumptuous meals, the Circles Event Café provides an open kitchen which serves one of Manila’s most famous buffets. All rooms feature city views and are equipped with a flat-screen TV, safety features, and tea/coffee making facilities.
Makati Shangri-La Manila (Staycation Approved)
Address: Ayala Avenue corner Makati Avenue
Price: from 135 USD
Physical distancing in dining areas Kid meals Car hire Live music/performance Cashless payment available 24-hour front desk Snack bar WiFi available in all areas
Strategically situated, just a 10-minute walk to the shops at the Greenbelt and 5.2 km (3.2 mi) away from Manila International Airport, Spaces by Eco Hotels promotes eco-conscious practices by recycling, using energy conservation fixtures, and less of a carbon footprint. All rooms are simply decorated, but guarantee comforts. They come with a flat-screen TV, hot and cold shower, and an office desk for business travelers.
This gorgeous hotel also offers in-room massage treatments, which are splendid after a tiring tour or work. Spaces is a good choice for business travelers, as they have also a business center.
Spaces by Eco Hotels
Address: Amorsolo Street cor V.A. Rufino Street Legaspi Village
The Hotel Durban is another chic boutique hotel in Makati, which offers comfort and convenience. If you fancy a little bit of shopping, the Glorietta Mall is just 2.3 km (1.4 mi) away and the Power Plant Mall is 2.3 km (1.4 mi) away.
It features great amenities and facilities, like a 24-hour front desk, room service, a restaurant, and a bar. All guest rooms are fitted with a wardrobe, flat-screen TV, and a fridge. What’s more? Every morning, a delicious a la carte breakfast is served. This hotel avoids using plastic. In fact, the complimentary drinking water is by the glass, which is refillable.
Address: 4875 Durban Street
Price: from 40 USD
WiFi Cashless payment available Room service Adult only Air conditioning Physical distancing in dining areas All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
Guijo Suites Makati has got you covered, from day one up until your last day. Situated just a two-minute drive to Makati City’s Central Business District, you are close to the action and culinary scene of Makati. This adorable hotel follows green rules and eco-friendly practices, like power-efficient lights and installation of energy-conserving solutions for air-conditioning.
If you want to relax after an exhausting tour or business meeting, you can request a massage. If you feel hungry, the hotel has a restaurant, which serves local and American dishes. All air-conditioned rooms are fitted with a minibar, coffee/making facilities, and cute slippers. The hotel allows for shopping too, as the SM Jazz Mall is just 2.4 km (1.5 mi) away and the Century City Mall is 3.1 km (1.9 mi) away.
Guijo Suites Makati
Address: 7644 Guijo Street, (Between Kamagong Street and Pasong Tamo), San Antonio Village
Price: from 36 USD
Luxurious, high-quality service, top-notch amenities, eco-friendly - that’s just the fraction of what the Fairmont Makati is. This hotel is one of the best eco-friendly hotels in Makati, which strongly promotes green rules and community work. Their creative event planners organize eco-friendly community programs, such as Eco-Meet - a green conference which plans to reduce resource consumption, volunteerism programs, and charitable works.
Some of its amenities include a business center, an outdoor swimming pool, and a gym. All air-conditioned units offer great views of the city and are fitted with ironing facilities, a minibar, a flat-screen cable TV, and bath amenities, plus an exclusive Pillow Menu. Their in-house restaurant, called Cafe Macaron, is a real treat, which serves comforting and delicious pastries, or you can taste a variety of international delicacies at Spectrum. For shopaholics, the Greenbelt and Glorietta malls are just three minutes’ walk away from the hotel.
Other types of eco-friendly properties
The moment you step on the premises of the Ascott Makati, you will be blown away. This hotel features gorgeous and modern self-catering apartment units with views of the city. All apartments have a good layout and are modernly decorated with classic dark wood furnishings, plus modern conveniences to make your stay beyond comfortable, from iPod docks to flat-screen TVs and fully furnished kitchens with washing machines. If you want to break a sweat, a state-of-the-art fitness center and tennis court are available. Afterward, you can relax at their five-star facilities like an outdoor pool, spa, steam rooms, and sauna.
Staying here puts you in a prime location as the Ayala MRT is just a five-minute walk, where you can explore the beauty of Makati or Manila. The best part is, the Ascott Makati is an awardee of green-building certification from the World Bank Group member International Finance Corp. (IFC). This hotel never stops on its practice of sustainability. The Ascott surpassed EDGE’s standard of 20 percent reduction of water and energy use.
Discover the gorgeous eco-hotels of Makati
Makati is not just a typically busy and fast-paced city. Yes, it is the richest city in the country but, entertainment and wellbeing are also its priority. With its world-class facilities, amenities, and eco-friendly accommodation - mixing pleasure and business - sustainability is possible while staying here. Book any of these eco-hotels in Makati, the Philippines, and enjoy your stay!
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