Hotel Guide for Manila Philippines

The choice and quality of hotels in Manila Philippines can range from top end 5 star hotels to cheap and clean Pension Houses. One thing to remember is that you inevitably get what you pay for. So if your expectations are high then a 4 or 5 star hotel will be ideal for you. The great thing about Manila hotels is that they are usually more competitively priced than other neighbouring Asian cities.

Why stay in Manila?

Manila is a big, busy, robust city, it is the hub of the Philippines. No matter where you want or need to go, Manila is the city you need to be in, to get you there. In most situations you will need to return to Manila, stay in a Manila hotel and then catch a bus, ferry, or plane onwards, either within the Philippines or to return home, with a tear in your eye, wherever that may be.

The business district of Manila is Makati City which is about 8 kilometre from the Nino Aquino International Airport. The range of Manila hotels in Makati City are generally top end 5 star hotels and apartments. These cater for the international business executives. Hotels in Makati City are generally more expensive than in Metro Manila.

The entertainment districts of Metro Manila are Ermita and Malate. In these areas you will find a huge range of Manila hotels, some great restaurants and bars. From the Manila Airport it is only about 8 kilometres to Ermita and Malate.

Where should I stay in Manila?

Hotels in Manila Philippines can be found just about everywhere, but you should give consideration to where you want to go and what you want to do whilst in Manila and choose your hotel accordingly. It is pointless staying in Metro Manila if you have business appointments in Makati City.

Hotels near the Manila Airport

A lot of international flights arrive in the late evening. If you have an early morning internal connecting flight, you may just want to stay close to the Manila Airport. So a hotel close to the airport for the night may just be ideal for you.