We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Malate shares with Ermita the distinction of being where WW2 and Korean War sailors showed up to take the edge off conflict, and in their own way, after kicking out the Japanese, returned to a lively spot bathed in the filth of low-end human commerce....More
Malate is the unofficial red light district area. Lots of bar and restaurants and you can see lots of working girls (prostitutes) lingering around this area. I gave the rating average because one man's meat is another man's poison. Streets are very narrow and it...More
Having Manila as the prot of entry and being determined to visit Intramuros, I booked a hotel in Malate. Narrow crowded streets, some vertical slums and open sky sewage are just a few reasons to avoid the place. One will be better off in Makati...More
The last time I was in Malate was 7 years ago. After being home after 7 years, I felt nothing changes in Manila, same old brand new. I think it gets more worst than before, street childrens get more and more, hookers all over, I...More