Planning a trip? Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part in planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into an unfamiliar places, people and culture is paramount.
Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.
It offers awesome tourist attractions, magnificent beaches, hot spring resorts, colorful festivals, hundreds of scenic spots and world-class hotels and facilities. Not to mention the tropical climate, the affordable prices as well as the friendly and hospitable, English-speaking people! You will be glad you came, and we’re sure, you WILL come back for more FUN in the Philippines!
TOP HOTELS IN MANILA
Manila is like many other cosmopolitan cities of the world – there are many reputable Hotels to stay in when you visit Manila. You have choices of four-to-five star hotels right in the heart of the city, accessible to major transportation.
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Defined by its history, elegance, and world-class service, the Manila Hotel maintains to be the choice hotel of the most distinguished clientele. Over the years, Manila Hotel continuously provides the best services and amenities for a truly memorable experience.
In 2008, Manila Hotel underwent a series of dramatic renovations in time for its grand centennial celebration on October 2012.
All of Manila Hotel’s rooms are fully refurbished and renovated and are fully equipped with the most modern facilities and amenities. The new guest rooms exude elegance and sophistication while showcasing the beauty of authentic Philippine interior design. The rooms are further made surreal by huge windows that provide a breathtaking view of the bay and the fabled Manila sunset. Read More…
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Located in Mandaluyong, in the commercial district of Metro Manila, this two-tower tropical resort Edsa Shangri-La hotel is near both the Shangri-La Plaza and the SM Mega Mall. The Shangri-La Manila has a tropical garden and large freeform pool, tennis courts, a fitness center, health club, and massage rooms round out the recreational offerings. All the 632 guestrooms all have city views, and are outfitted with tropical garden theme décor, and offers complimentary wireless Internet.
Dusit Thani Manila
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Linked to the airport, Dusit Thani Manila hotel is also near Ayala Center/Glorietta and Ayala Museum. The popular SM Mall of Asia is also nearby. Recreational amenities in the hotel include an outdoor pool and a health club, as well as a restaurant and a full-service spa. LCD televisions come with cable/satellite channels. Guestrooms also feature minibars, in-room safes, and complimentary newspapers.
Diamond Hotel Manila
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Situated in Manila’s Ermita – Malate neighborhood, Diamond Hotel Manila is close to Baywalk, SM Mall of Asia, and Rizal Park. Area attractions also include San Agustin Church and Malate Church. Recreational amenities at Diamond Hotel Philippines include an outdoor pool and a health club. Other amenities include a full-service spa and a bar/lounge. Televisions come with satellite channels. Guestrooms also feature air conditioning, in-room safes, and bathrobes.
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– The first and finest butler hotel in the Philippines, this 17-story hotel lies in the middle of tourist shops, galleries, international restaurants, and bars, and is 2 blocks from a large shopping mall. The historic Intramuros district is 2 km (1.5 miles) away. Butler service for all Unpacking and packing, in-room ironing, shopping, and shoeshine are included in the complimentary butler service. The Pan-Pacific Manila hotel also has a swimming pool, rooftop lounge/garden, and conference facilities. The 236 guestrooms have views over Manila Bay or the city. Furnished with armchairs and large desks, guestrooms include marble bathrooms with bathrobes, complimentary bath salts, and bottled water.
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The Ascot Makati Manila hotel with an outdoor pool, is situated in the business district, close to Ayala Center/Glorietta, SM Mall of Asia, and Ayala Museum. Area attractions also include Philippines Stock Exchange and Rizal Memorial Coliseum. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool and a steam room. Other amenities include spa services and a business center. Televisions come with cable channels. Guestrooms also feature kitchens, washers/dryers, and microwaves.
Heritage Hotel Manila
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The Heritage Hotel Manila is at the crossroads of two major thoroughfares, the SM Mall of Asia and the SMX Convention Centre. The airport is 4 km and the Manila Ocean Park is 5 km away. Highlights include a 24-hour casino, two restaurants, a 24-hour lobby lounge with live entertainment, and an outdoor pool with a poolside bar. In-room dining is available 24 hours a day. Air-conditioned guestrooms offer high-speed Internet access, TVs with 62 cable channels, mini bars, coffee/tea makers, and in-room safes. Marble bathrooms come with showers, phones, and hair dryers.
Where ever hotel you opt to stay, will give you a very nice experience when you visit and travel to Manila. You will find that the hotel and service are very accommodating.
But what makes our hotels endearing to most of its clientele is the noticeable Filipino hospitality and fervent smiles generously shown all throughout your stay. Hospitable, dependable, modest, respected, distinguished – are the very characteristics of Filipino service crew which are known not only in Manila but throughout the country.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Visit Manila – “The Pearl of the Orient”
- Popular Places in Manila
- Places of Worship in Manila
- Choices of Hotels in Manila
- Tourist Attractions in Manila
- Festivals in Manila