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Citystate Tower Hotel

1315 A. Mabini Street, Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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so California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and two daughters stayed here twice when on family business in Manila. The room rate includes free breakfast and in room WiFi (which the girls REALLY enjoyed. The spacious and ornate lobby was decked out beautifully for Christmas. The front desk staff and bellmen were efficient, courteous and well informed. The hotel does charge 1000PHP to your folio... More 

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33 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I checked into the hotel due to being stranded by Typhoon Ruby. My normal hotel down the street was booked, so I took this one. It looked OK--nothing amazing, but OK. The problem was with the outdoor rock venue right outside the window of my room. It started up at around 9:00 or so and did not stop until 3:00... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from this hotel leaves every day the bus for Batangas where the ferry terminal to Puerto Gallera is. The Hotel is good if you stay for 1-2 nights and you want to have some fun. For a long terme family holiday stay I would not recommand this hotel, but for young couples or single travelers is it perfect. there is... More 

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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's always a touch and go , but if you are traveling to batangas to go to Puerto galera or white beach it's great as they have a bus service leaving from the hotel every morning , you could get a better hotel deal for the price you pay but then you will have to brave the traffic , the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

You not gonna get value for your money in Citystate tower hotel..its an old hotel where not much has been done in many years. The rooms are out of date and last time i stay there i got sick of the aircon becoz they are old and the staff are not cleaning the filters. They serve very Bad breakfast.. You... More 

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Citystate Tower H, Manager at Citystate Tower Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your comment. We are sorry to hear that you found our rooms to be less than satisfactory. Our hotel is a complete reconstruction of an old structure preserving the original facade of the building to honor the history of the community. The aircon units have been repaired and we are seriously considering upgrades and improvements... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I found staff to be helpful and the hotel provided what I wanted. Original room in annex clean but noisy so moved to room in main building. New room was quiet and acceptable standard. it's not a deluxe hotel and if that is what you want then go elsewhere. A good basic hotel

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Citystate Tower H, Manager at Citystate Tower Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Citystate Tower Hotel. We really appreciate that you took the time to send valuable comments about your stay at our hotel especially for mentioning our good customer service. We will pass on your compliments to our staff. We would be very glad to welcome you soon again. Best regards More 

Puerto Galera, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have stayed here a few times but not for the comfort of the hotel as it is old and a lot of the rooms are run down. The breakfast is always cold and the service has a lot to be desired. The wifi in the room is hopeless unless you stand out in the corridor you will get a... More 

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Citystate Tower H, Manager at Citystate Tower Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your comment. We are sorry to hear that you found our rooms to be less than satisfactory. We are seriously considering upgrades and improvements for our guest rooms including WIFI reception. Our breakfast is now more closely monitored to ensure guest satisfaction. We are sorry to hear that your stay at our hotel did not... More 

Puerto Galera, Mindoro Oriental, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I have been staying at the CityState Tower Hotel on and off for the past 5 years. The main reason I stay there is because they have the best transportation to Puerto Galera and Sabang beach. If you are headed to Puerto Galera, the C-Kat bus leaves from the hotel each morning at 0830 and gets you to Batangas pier... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

They kept me waiting longer than they told me. I understand that every hotel needs time to clean their rooms to give good service. I've been with some hotels which told me to wait for 2 hours or so before it becomes available and i had no problem with that. As long as they are honest. But this hotel, told... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Check in july 2014 for 3 days ipis in the curtains, clogged toilet ,no cable, and no wifi.so everyday they change our room because of the problem. In our 2nd day I saw 3 customer is complaining too this is not good thing. Breakfast not bad, big lobby , pricey, they need fix small things like soap holder is upside... More 

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Address: 1315 A. Mabini Street, Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila > Ermita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 250
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Also Known As:
Citystate Hotel Manila
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#4 Casino Hotel in Manila

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