Makati Hotels ~ Born and raised in Manila

Makati Hotels

Makati hotels in Makati City are typically luxurious and pricey. You have a wide range of hotels to choose from and you can surely meet your accommodation needs by looking through your options. Below you will find an extensive list of hotels in Makati with a short description of each. The contact information is also listed. Look at our list of articles on the right, as I am writing extensive reviews of each of these Makati hotels one by one. Check out the hotel's website for room availability, but this should be a good primer to get you familiar with Makati hotels.

Makati City is the heart of Metro Manila. It is known for its busy days, skyscrapers, shopping and entertainment. If you take Philippine Airlines, then you can go straight from your cheap Manila flight to Makati in the morning. Ninoy Aquino International Airport is 30 minutes away from everything, so once you land you will be just a short ride to your destination.

The Manila Peninsula is on the corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues. It has five hundred guest rooms and four restaurants. The Manila Peninsula was remodeled in winter 2006 and it is beautiful now. The main lobby is excellent with marble floors and a live orchestra playing in the evenings. There is a beautiful fountain in front of the hotel and the rooms are luxurious. The restaurant and buffet are world class, so your stay here will almost certainly be superb.
Tel: 887-2888/ 812-3456
Fax: 815-4825/ 815-3402

The Shangri-La Hotel Manila is considered by many to be the crown jewel of hotels in Makati. This is right across the street from the Manila Peninsula and right next to the mall. There is a beautiful lobby in the Shangri-La and you can often catch live music here in the evenings as well. Cheval Blanc is the lovely in-house French restaurant, and you can have some drinks at the bar and restaurant across the hall. It is located on Ayala Avenue at the corner of Makati Avenue. The Shangri-La has 701 guest rooms and five restaurants.
Tel: 813-8888
Fax: 813-5499

The Hotel Inter-Continental Manila is located in the middle of everything, but has smaller rooms, less rooms, and a smaller lobby than the rest of these hotels. Nonetheless, take a look at some pictures and see for yourself. The lower prices may just make it worthwhile for you. It is located at 1 Ayala Avenue.
Tel.: 815-9711
Fax: 812-4389/ 815-1948/ 817-1330

The Mandarin Oriental Manila has excellent customer service. I'll start there. You are greeted by a doorman and after you check in, Everyone knows your name and greets you as you come and go. The lobby isn't as impressive as the other hotels, but the food is exquisite at the restaurant and buffet. It is located on Makati Avenue. Out of all of the Makati hotels, this may have the most customer oriented service out of all of them.
Makati Avenue
Tel.: 750-8888/ 816-3601
Fax: 817-2472

The Dusit Hotel Nikko Manila is right at the Ayala center and it has a Thai restaurant that is very good. It is called Benjarong. The lobby is very beautiful with marble flooring.
Ayala Center
Tel.: 867-3333
Fax: 867-3888

The New World Renaissance Hotel is owned by the Marriott Group. It is centrally located near GreenBelt (a great shopping center that extends both indoors and outdoors) and Ayala Center. It is located on Esperanza Street near Makati Avenue.
Tel.: 811-6888
Fax: 811-6777

Herald Suites is a very nice place with wood flooring and custom furniture. It has a small lobby with a large skylight up above. It is located at 2168 Pasong Tamo and there is a nice Japanese restaurant on the 2nd floor.
Tel.: 759-6270 to 75
Fax: 759-6282

Take this summary of Makati hotels and do a little more research and I'm sure you'll find the perfect hotel in Manila for you.

1 comment:

Reyville of Simply Manila said...

Wow, that's a good shot of Makati's skyline. Will put u on my link. More power.