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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here a few weeks ago to attend a Christmas party. The place is awesome with themed decors. The staffs are great as well, they made sure that we are comfortable and well attended. Except for the foods, as we have a limited option, but I think it's more likely the choice of the party organizers. We do have...

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Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Celebrated our company year end party here at the Tent City, the venue is perfect for the event, its spacious , the set up and design fits the theme of the party. I like the high ceilings and the food, the fruits is so fresh. At the lounge area, I loved the Christmas decorations and the elegance of the facility,...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked a room for a wedding reception. 1) Parking is bad, but valet service was quick 2) Check in was fast 3) Elevators were clean but old. Scary squeeks. 4) Corridor to room were well lit 5) Room was clean, good size 6) Beds were firm, and linens were clean and crisp 7) Bathroom clean and good size. 8) Staff...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I had to make a last minute change and stayed here the night before flying out. The room and hotel were to quality and rich in history, interesting design and original decor. Luxury yes, convenience yes, helpful staff, good food, yes, safety yes. It's close to the US Embassy and downtown things to see. It's also away from the exhaust...

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Lapu Lapu, Philippines
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This once storied and grand hotel has lost a lot of its appeal over the past 3 years. As the hotel relies more and more on Filipino OFWs and their large family groups for its customer base, its standards have fallen noticeably. The formerly oustanding breakfast and lunch buffets are now boring filipino family fare heavily reliant on pork, patries,...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My boss decided to have our early Christmas lunch buffet at Manila Hotel.Cafe Ilang Ilang is their buffet area. The buffet had Filipino, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Italian cuisine.Everybody enjoyed the food because everything was very delicious.What made it very enjoyable are also the servers who are very friendly with their smiles as they listen to.what we are saying.After eating...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had a great experience at this hotel and finally was my first trip to manila. was very pleased and the staff are super friendly. the hotel is walking distance from some attractions but always better to take a taxi as its not expensive too.

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Goa, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best hotels in Manila. Lovely view over looking D bay. Beautiful well appointed rooms.. Huge TV. V V good service . Staff is V courteous. . Buffet at the rest was huge and nice. Really good service. The jacuzzi and sauna were good too

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Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd time to write a review for The Manila Hotel.This hotel is always my favorite. I spent my birthday at room 1117, the view is nice facing the bay. Everything is very satisfactory except for the valet parking...I queued for....more than 10 mins. The free breakfast buffet for 2 is satisfactory. If there is no occasion, dropping by to eat...

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Dear valued guest, Good day! Thank you for choosing our Hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations, as well as the facilities. We aim to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. We look forward to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked through Asiatravel where we got a huge discount for a deluxe room. The thing that stood out with our stay here is the impeccable service. I have been to different 5 star hotels in Manila but no one can compare the service here in Manila Hotel. The staff are genuinely attentive, courteous, sincere and helpful. Our check in was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Cafe Ilang-Ilang
Cafe Ilang-Ilang
Cuisines: Italian, Chinese, Japanese, American, Philippine, European, Asian, Central European, Sushi
Mabuhay Palace
Mabuhay Palace
Cuisines: Chinese, Philippine, Asian
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Manila Hotel embodies a rich tradition of elegant living, fine dining, and gracious service that goes back over 97 years. Here the city celebrated its most important events. Here the world’s personages held court and left their mark. At once, ageless and historic, Manila Hotel has always been everything a hotel should be: comfortable and gracious ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Manila Hotel

Address: One Rizal Park, Manila, Luzon 0913, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila > Walled City
Price Range: $144 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Manila Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 510
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Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Manila
#3 Luxury Hotel in Manila
#4 Romantic Hotel in Manila
#4 Business Hotel in Manila
#6 Family Hotel in Manila
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“Its still worth facing Manila Bay, though the smell of untreated sewage flowing into it can be noticed”
 of 5 bubbles 663marcosp, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Overlooking the old ruins on a high floor to avoid the audible noise of cars honking.”
 of 5 bubbles 591daner, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room w Manila Bay view--splendid!”
 of 5 bubbles rnlrae, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms on the side facing Manila Bay to catch the amazing sunset views”
 of 5 bubbles Waray, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great, different views but equally comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 172TimC, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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