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Manila Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   One Rizal Park, Manila, Luzon 0913, Philippines (Walled City)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Balgowlah, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The instant you step into this prominent hotel, you are unexpectedly taken back to its glorious past. While its architecture reveals the richness of its history, its Christmas display is that of the contemporary era. Since its location is a stone’s throw away from numerous must-see spots like Rizal Park, my family did not hesitate to pick this venue when... More

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Manila, Philippines
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

I availed of the Christmas Package for 12.5k and I'd say our stay was just "so-so". First, they moved us to a room where the window view was ugly. wasn't facing the Manila Bay and the room was too far from the elevator. And the Xmas package came with a gift for the kids and fruit basket and free sodas... More

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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

I will start off with the only positive review I have for this hotel. There is this one waiter who was really accommodating and really tended to our needs. To show our appreciation, we gave this waiter a generous tip. As for the negative reviews; 1. Parking attendant. I parked outside the hotel since the parking inside the hotel vicinity... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

the lobby seems to be fully occupied, people attending conventions should have a seperate sitting area our room was facing a tent so we can the music for sometime another itime had a room overlooking intramuros, i can also hear the traffic once the TV is turned off the best room for me overlooks the ship with regards to noise... More

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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30 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We spent 3 nights in a suite in early December. There were plenty of parties, weddings, conventions going on, and thousands of people were populating the lobby and the access to the hotel. Many of them also stayed in the hotel and dined in the restaurant. Plenty of 2 star people for a so called 5 star hotel! It seemed... More

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Massachusetts
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

As a first-class hotel, the Manila Hotel is OK, but it's not the world-class hotel that some of the guidebooks would have you believe, and its location has some serious drawbacks. I stayed there for a week on a business trip in December 2012, with a room in the old wing, facing Rizal Park (supposedly the choice location of the... More

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Plush , opulent and luxurious its one of those hotels that not too long ago belonged to the rich and famous only - like Liza Minnelli and Michael Jackson who counted as its guests - it just makes a special impression on you even if you are an adept of the modern , today`s style - and the impression is... More

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Maui, Hawaii
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I believe this used to be a very good hotel. I've read the history of it and it did have its share of prestigious events and notable guests. Unfortunately, it has seen its glory days and now. It needs some good sprucing up. For example, the facade looks old and tired. They really can do something about the entrance drive... More

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Chicago
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34 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

My wife and I used the Manila as a base for a two week tour of the Philippines. We stayed three nights, one night and two nights in between tours north to Banaue and then south to Palawan, Cebu and Bohol. We booked our room through the same agency that arranged our tour. Our room was in the older front... More

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Portland, Oregon
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126 reviews 126 reviews
14 hotel reviews
451 helpful votes 451 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We were really intrigued when we're watching a rerun movie "McArthur" on TV lead by Gregory Peck before before we stayed in this hotel...We finally rented this place during my Mom's 80th Birthday...The lobby was strikingly magnificent with a five star category but the rooms needs updating and so as the swimming pool...Our room has a descent view of the... More

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Address: One Rizal Park, Manila, Luzon 0913, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila > Walled City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Manila Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 510
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