If you are looking for a hotel close to Intramuros, the walled area of the city, then you will want to look to the south of the area, as there are few hotels actually within the walls. There you will find the Cathedral, several university buildings and a golf course. Within the walls you will find The Bayleaf Intramuros, rated as a top golf hotel. Outside the walls you will find The Manila Hotel, a highly rated family hotel.
In the southeast of the city, you will find the area of Makati, which is known as Manila’s financial hub, and is filled with skyscrapers and shopping centres. Makati Diamond Residences offers a 5-star stay on a reasonable budget. Makati Shangri-La offers great views of the area, with a large pool and well-sized rooms.
Looking for hotel with a casino? Then look into the city centre area or in the area of Pasay. In the city centre, you will find Ag New World Manila Bay Hotel, which offers views of Marina Bay and a top-rated luxury experience. In Pasay you will find Hyatt City of Dreams Manila, which also offers a small pool area.
For a good family hotel, look into Hotel H2o, which is on the water and next to Manila Ocean Park. There are mini aquariums in the rooms and a waterfront terrace. Amelie Hotel Manila is a short walk from Manila Zoo and comes with family rooms and a trendy finish.
For 5-star accommodation, look into the High Street South area of the city, where you will find Shangri-La at the Fort, a luxury hotel close to the Mind Museum and with bus stops nearby for links into the city centre.
What hotel area is especially good for shopping in Manila?
For the best shopping opportunities, look in the area near the Mall of Asia, which sits in the southern area of Pasay. Microtel by Wyndham Mall of Asia sits on the waterfront near the Mall of Asia, offering views over Manila Bay, and the Golden Phoenix Hotel Manila sits a short walk away with a rooftop pool and clean finish. You will also find a vast number of rentals on offer in the area.
Are there good hotels near Manila airport?
Yes, you will find several excellently rated hotels near Terminal 3. Belmont Hotel Manila offers great cheap deals and comes with a relaxing outdoor pool, sauna and excellent business facilities. For a bigger budget, there is the Manila Marriott Hotel, which overlooks the Villamor Air Base Golf Course and has on-site conference centre.
Which neighbourhoods are close to Manila’s central station?
For hotels near Manila’s Central Terminal LRT station, look into the neighbourhood of Intramuros and Ermita, where you will find White Knight Hotel Intramuros and The Bayleaf Intramuros. However, you may find yourself better suited to staying near a train station further out of the city centre, such as near Vito Cruz LRT station, where you will find Heroes Hotel or Zen Rooms West Makati Hotel.
What hotels in Manila offer especially good breakfast?
Pan Pacific Manila offers a recommended breakfast with a buffet option. You will find a free breakfast at Best Western Hotel La Corona Manila in the Ermita area, which includes a large breakfast buffet. They also offer further breakfast options in their bistro, such as French toast and local delicacies.