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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Made a reservation on Expedia for the same day and showed up, but they didn't have our reservation and made us wait for half an hour while serving other customers. After finally getting to us, they said they didn't have the room type we booked and offered a different room. We went to the room and it smelled extremely strongly... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at The Bayleaf for one night as I was staying in Manila before heading down to Bohol for scuba diving. I wanted to check out an interesting part of the city and I wanted to be able to walk around from the place I was staying. This place was recommended to me by someone who had lived in... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here while visiting Manila at the end of my visit to the Philippines. It was the prefect location for exploring Intramuros. I didn't end up exploring the rest of the city because I was on my own and Makati is about an hour away by transit. The hotel was extremely clean and has great restaurant options, actually some... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my 3rd time in this unique botique hotel in Intramuros. This time i was with 5 friends. Just like in the past, me and my friends were greeted warmly by the staff. My friends noticed the nice scent of the hotel. Great experience. We will comebk here asap.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're staying in Manila, you must stay here. Great location in the old quarter, friendly staff, clean well appointed rooms, rooftop restaurant with great food and good wines and panoramic view of the city.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for a long weekend by myself. The hotel is actually quite modern, and is nicely situated in the history Intramuros section of Manila. I must admit I did not feel 100% safe in this part of town to walk around, but taxis are everywhere and you get used to the local vibe. MY favourite part of the... More 

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Bacoor, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, great food, very nice view, and great staff! A must visit when in Manila. :) Was able to do our pre-nup shoot in the Skydeck and reserved a room the last minute. We will definitely go back!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night - choosing the hotel based on its reviews. We arrived in Manila at approx 5:30 and had booked a taxi through the hotel, the hotel had given us incorrect directions to the taxi, when we located the hotel pick up stand we had to wait a further 20minutes for the taxi to arrive, this... More 

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and it was very comfortable. The room was light and modern. Beds were very comfortable and the shower was huge with plenty of hot water. We had a nice view. The bar and restaurant on the roof is very nice and has great views of the city. The staff were all very friendy and... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tried booking a room at Bayleaf Intramuros mid September for a one night stay on Nov 5 but it was fully booked. Waited for a fews weeks hoping there will be vacancy and luckily a standard room was available when ai tried again om first week of Oct. It was worth the wait and we were so lucky our... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bayleaf is the only boutique hotel in the heart of the country's premiere heritage site, the Intramuros -the seat of Spanish government more established than 400 years ago. Located inside massive walls, Intramuros is home to very old churches, museums, national parks and courtyards.With 57 rooms and suites, The Bayleaf also has 5 modern meetings rooms, a 280 capacity ballroom, an all day dining panoramic restaurant on the 9th floor, a roof deck al fresco lounge on the deck and a rustic Churros cafe on the ground floor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bayleaf

Address: Muralla corner Victoria Streets | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila
Price Range: $102 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Bayleaf 3.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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#1 Family Hotel in Manila
#1 Romantic Hotel in Manila
#2 Business Hotel in Manila
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“Get a higher up room with a view of the wall”
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“every room is quite the same, they are all very comfortable”
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“Book a month before so you can have the best view. Dont forget to ask for it.”
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“Request for a room with a view overlooking Manila Bay.”
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