A Staycation In Manila, Philippines - Updated 2024

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The capital city of the Philippines, Manila hosts a lively hotel and resort scene. Whether you are in the Philippines to shop in the gigantic malls, learn more about the culture and history of the Filipino, or just to party, Manila is the perfect destination to spend a few days. While you are here, you will have an abundance of hotel options to choose from each offering impressive discount on hotels and resorts. There are budget hotels as well as hotels with casinos. For your convenience, we have gathered together a selection of the places you can book when you visit the city. Check out the top staycations in Manali and book your favourite to enjoy a relaxing getaway.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

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1. Conrad Manila (from USD 562)

This hotel sits atop the S Maison retail complex and overlooks Manila Bay. Some of the guestrooms offer picturesque views of the bay.

Guests can wake up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee made in the espresso machine and gear up for another busy day of exploration. The hydrotherapy rainshower in the private bathroom leaves you feeling refreshed. Free WiFi keeps you connected with folks back home. Guests can avail of rollaway beds for a fee.

You can lounge on the plush sofa and watch your favorite show on the high-end TV. If you are craving Chinese cuisine during your trip, you can hop inside China Blue which specializes in traditional Chinese delicacies. Enjoy a locally-sourced menu at the award-winning restaurant, Brasserie on 3. Let your hair down with a cocktail at Sails Pool Bar. Guests can enjoy free self-parking facilities onsite.

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Conrad Manila

Wifi Available

Address: Seaside Boulevard corner Coral Way, Mall of Asia Complex,
5.35 km (3.4 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

2. Edsa Shangri-La, Manila (from USD 203)

Away from the concrete city jungle, this hotel offers you your own oasis of serenity to escape the daily grind. The rooms come equipped with free WiFi that can be used for both work and leisure.

Guests can pamper themselves with a relaxing Hilot massage, an ancient Filipino therapy at CHI, The Spa. Get back to your room and be mesmerized by a scintillating view of the sunset. You can indulge your sweet tooth in the dessert shop with handmade chocolates. Fitness enthusiasts can sweat it out in the fully equipped health club with a nice cardio or pilates.

You can sip on a signature cocktail while stretching yourself on the sun lounger by the poolside or dive in for a relaxing swim. Experience a culinary adventure in the interactive open-theater kitchen after sampling Cantonese and Japanese delicacies at the onsite restaurants.

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Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 Garden Way Ortigas Center
4.53 km (2.9 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

3. I'M Hotel (from USD 145)

Located in the Makati district in Manila, only 701m (766 yards) from Power Plant Mall, a mile from Greenbelt (1.6 kilometres), and and several other shopping centres nearby. It is also 4.3 mi (6.9 kilometres) from Manila International Airport, I’M Hotel offers world-class accommodation featuring a spa centre a sauna and fitness centre. Each room at this hotel has an air-conditioner, a double bed, two armchair and a working place for your laptop.

Staycation guests will also have your own bathroom where you will find a walk-in shower, a bath, a toilet, a hairdryer, towels and toiletries. Parking space is also provided by the hotel. This destination is the perfect choice for travellers who are interested in nightlife, friendly locals and shopping.

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I'M Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Makati Avenue corner Kalayaan Avenue
1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

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4. Novotel Manila Araneta Center (from USD 111)

Novotel Manila Araneta Centre is a four-star hotel offering unmatched accommodation services in the Philippines. It is located within the business centre of Quezon City, just 10-minute walk to Smart Araneta Coliseum, 10-minute walk to Gateway Mall, 10 minutes’ drive to Bonifacio High Street, 15-minute drive to Quezon Memorial Circle, and 20 minutes’ drive from Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Guests can also find a number of business establishments nearby.

The hotel features an on-site restaurant, an outdoor pool, a grand ballroom and seven meeting rooms. Each room in the facility is air-conditioned and consist of a comfortable bed, a safe, two armchairs and a working table for your laptop. Parking space is also available on the premises.

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Novotel Manila Araneta City Hotel This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: General Aguinaldo Ave, Quezon City, Manila, Philippines, 0810
7.78 km (4.9 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

5. Hyatt City of Dreams Manila (from USD 200)

While you are in the Philippines, you should experience luxury and a great staycation experience offered at Hyatt Regency Manila City of Dreams. Hyatt Regency Manila City of Dreams is one of the top luxury hotels in the country and it’s located along Aseana Avenue within Entertainment City, the premier gaming and entertainment complex. It is only five minutes’ drive to SM Mall of Asia and it features spacious, chic and modern rooms with unlimited access to the internet. In addition to the spacious rooms, the hotel also features an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, sauna and two restaurants.

Each room in Hyatt Regency Manila City of Dreams is air-conditioned room and is furnished with a flat-screen cable TV, a mini-bar, a safe and electric kettle. Staycation guests also have their own bathroom where they will find a Walk-in shower, a bath, toilet and free toiletries. Fresh local and international cuisine is normally served at the two restaurants namely The Café and The Lounge.

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Hyatt Regency Manila City of Dreams

Wifi Available

Address: Asean Avenue corner Roxas Boulevard, Entertainment City
4.9 km (3.1 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms

6. The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences (from USD 85)

The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences is a fully furnished apartment located only two minutes’ walk from the Salcedo Saturday Market, a few minutes’ walk from the Ayala Avenue, and five minutes’ drive from Ayala Museum and Makati Commercial Centre. The residence is also home to an art gallery, a spa and a two-storey fitness centre. Each room in the residence is modern, spacious and furnished with important amenities including a mini-bar, a cable TV, comfortable beds, air-conditioner, a microwave and oven.

Other important amenities worth mentioning includes unlimited access to the internet, free toiletries and parking space. Meals are always served on request at the on-site restaurant.

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The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences Managed by HII

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 119 L.P. Leviste St., Salcedo Village
338 meters (0.3 ft) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre

7. Azumi Boutique Hotel (from USD 63)

Azumi Boutique Hotel is a four-star hotel located in Muntinlupa City only five minutes walking distance from Molito Mall and Alabang Town Center. The hotel offers modern and eco-friendly accommodations featuring a rooftop infinity pool with a pool bar. All rooms at the hotel are air-conditioned and are furnished with a flat-screen cable TV, a comfortable double bed, a refrigerator, a microwave and a working space for your laptop.

Each room has its own private bathroom which has a walk-in shower and a toilet. Other amenities worth mentioning include unlimited access to the internet, free towels, linen and an ample parking space.

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Azumi Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2205 Market Street, Madrigal Business Park Alabang
14.41 km (9.0 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

8. Discovery Primea (from USD 216)

Discovery Primea is located in the bustling Ayala Center in Makati and only 400m (437 yards) from Glorietta Mall and Makati Stock Exchange, 500m (546 yards) from the famous Greenbelt Mall, while Manila International Airport is only a 3.7 mi (5.9 kilometres) from the hotel. Discovery Primea offers elegantly furnished accommodations whereby all suites are air-conditioned and come equipped with a personal safe, a flat-screen TV, iPod dock and a lounge.

You will also have access to a kitchenette where you will find an electric kettle and coffee machine. The private bathroom is equipped with a bathtub, walk-in shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Bathrobes, linen and ironing facilities are also provided by the hotel.

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Discovery Primea

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 6749 Ayala Avenue
556 meters (0.4 ft) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

9. AG New World Manila Bay Hotel (from USD 141)

Located near Roxas Boulevard, AG New World Manila Bay Hotel offers world-class modern accommodation in a friendly environment. The hotel is located only five minutes’ walk from Intramuros, Manila Ocean Park, Philippine International Convention Center and only 30 minutes’ drive from Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Boasting stunning views from floor-to-ceiling windows, this world-class hotel offers 5-star amenities and rooms all featuring an ample workspace, high-speed unlimited internet access, a cable TV and a DVD player.

Guests will also have their own bathrooms which are fitted with Marble tiles and has a deep soaking tub, a separate shower and a water closet. Meals are always served at the on-site restaurant but room service can be organized.

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New Coast Hotel Manila (formerly New World Manila Bay Hotel)

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1588 Pedro Gil St. cor MH Del Pilar Malate
4.73 km (3.0 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

10. Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila (from USD 292)

Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila is conveniently located in Taguig City close to many five-star dining options. It is only 131m (143 yards) from The Mind Museum, 221m (241 yards) from St. Lukes Medical Centre, 2.2 mi (3.5 kilometres) from Makati Central Business District and Ninoy Aquino International Airport is only 4.6 mi (7.4 kilometres) away. Each room in this hotel has a balcony which will award you with panoramic views of the city.

Additionally, each room is air-conditioned and furnished with a sofa, a cable TV, an in-room safe, a dining table a microwave and coffee machine. Guests also have access to their own private bathroom which has a walk-in shower, a water closet, a hairdryer, slippers and free toiletries.

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Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Fifth Avenue corner 28th Street, Bonifacio Global City
2.66 km (1.7 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

11. Aruga by Rockwell Hotel (from USD 276)

Aruga by Rockwell Hotel Makati is located in the well-secured Rockwell Center with many entertainment options nearby. It is only 450 m (492 yards) from Powerplant Mall, 4.3 mi (6.9 kilometres) from SM Mall of Asia, 4.4 mi (7 kilometres) from Intramuros and 4.5 mi (7.2 kilometres) to Manila Cathedral. The hotel’s name means “care” in Filipino, which tells you the excellent service guests can expect here.

The hotel features top-notch amenities including an outdoor swimming pool, an on-site restaurant, self-catering studios, suites and apartments with unlimited access to the internet. Every unit in this hotels is furnished with a flat-screen cable TV, an electronic safe, a comfy double bed and a fully-equipped kitchen. Guests are also given access to their own bathroom which features a shower, a hairdryer and a bathrobe. A washing machine and dryer are also available.

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Aruga Apartments by Rockwell Makati

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Waterfront Drive, Rockwell Center
1.78 km (1.2 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

12. Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila (from USD 294)

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is a five-star hotel located beside the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex in Pasay City. It is a five-minute drive from the Mall of Asia, eleven minutes from Rizal Park, ten minutes to Manila International Airport and a thirty-minute drive from Makati City. The establishment offers top-tier amenities including air-conditioned rooms with private balconies boasting the view of Manila Bay. It also features an outdoor pool, a spa, various restaurants and bars.

Each room is equipped with a safe, a TV, a mini-bar and ironing facilities. The private bathrooms which come with a hairdryer, water closet, bathtub and free toiletries. Other amenities include a jogging trail, tennis courts and a fitness centre. You can choose to enjoy a massage at Le SPA or relax by the spa pool and sauna.

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Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard
4.58 km (2.9 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

13. Nuwa Hotel City of Dreams Manila (from USD 257)

Nuwa Hotel City of Dreams Manila is another great hotel in a prime location in the metro that offers a restful staycation. It is located within the City of Dreams, an integrated resort and casino complex along Aseana Avenue where one can find all sorts of fun activities. SM Mall of Asia, Ayala Center, Manila Ocean Park, Intramuros, and other top tourist destinations are within easy reach.  

This 5-star hotel with 5-star amenities and facilities features an in-house casino so you won’t even have to step out of the hotel to play blackjack or roulette. There’s also a pool, bar, and restaurant within the premises. Guest rooms also feature top-notch amenities like a flat-screen cable TV, air-conditioning, a minibar, free WiFi, and more to make your stay as cozy as possible.

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City of Dreams - NUWA

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Asean Avenue corner Roxas Boulevard, Entertainment City, Parañaque 1701, Manila, Philippines, Manila Bay, Manila, Philippines, 1701
4.89 km (3.1 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

14. Solaire Resort and Casino (from USD 286)

Solaire Resort and Casino is a 5-star hotel and resort located in the entertainment city along the iconic Manila Bay in Paranaque City. It is close to everything including shopping malls, restaurants, clubs, and popular tourist attractions. This great staycation destination offers excellent modern accommodations with top-tier amenities and furnishings, which is perfect for staycations.

Aside from the casino and luxurious resort facilities, guests can also enjoy a great meal at the restaurant, watch a show at the 1,740-seater grand auditorium, shop ‘til you drop at the excellent in-house shopping center, or just pamper yourself at the state-of-the-art wellness spa, pool, and fitness center.

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Solaire Resort Entertainment City

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 Asean Avenue Entertainment City Paranaque, Manila Bay, Manila, Philippines, 1701
5.97 km (3.8 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

15. City Garden Grand Hotel (from USD 86)

City Garden Grand Hotel is another popular staycation destination in Makati City, a prime location in the metro. It boasts a convenient location close to Ayala Center where one can find pretty much everything—shopping malls, clubs, restaurants, and more. There are also several convenience stores, dining outlets, and nightspots near the hotel.

The property features cozy rooms guest rooms that offer a stunning view of the vibrant Makati cityscape. It also boasts an outdoor pool on the roof deck, a spa and wellness center, a restaurant, and a rooftop bar where you can enjoy unobstructed views of the city.

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City Garden Grand Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 8008 Makati Avenue, Corner Kalayaan
1.09 km (0.7 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

16. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila (from USD 151)

Marco Polo Hotel is a popular business and staycation hotel located in Pasig City. It boasts comfortable rooms with a great view of the metroscape. It also features three dining options within the hotel premises as well as an indoor pool and WiFi access throughout.

Because it’s situated within Ortigas Center, one of the metro’s top business and entertainment districts, guests will have access to many restaurants, bars, cafes, malls, convenience stores, and such. Airport shuttle services are also available.

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Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Wifi Available

Address: Meralco Avenue & Sapphire Street, Ortigas Center
5.53 km (3.5 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

17. Manila Hotel (from USD 153)

Manila Hotel is a historical hotel that offers the charm of the old and the comfort and convenience of the new. This famous 5-star hotel is located within Rizal Park just a few steps away from the stunning Manila Bay. The historical walled city of Intramuros is also just a few minutes away. Each room in the hotel is air-conditioned and elegantly designed and decorated to ensure a stylish ambiance throughout.

The iconic hotel also features three restaurants, a lounge bar, a pool and pool-side bar, a delicatessen, a fitness center, and a spa and wellness facility.

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The Manila Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: One Rizal Park
6.06 km (3.8 mi) from Ayala Triangle Gardens

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

Discover Manila, Philippines

While in Manila, you have a wide option of accommodation ranging from cheap Airbnb vacation rentals to mid-range hotels to upscale resorts. Check out the accommodation listed above, it is guaranteed that you’ll find a place that suits your preferences and budget.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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