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Southern Cross Hotel

1125 Del Pilar St. Ermita | Metro Manila, Manila, Luzon 11155, Philippines (Ermita)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars NEW

I have been coming to this Hotel for almost 2 years. It is very centrally located, near Intramuros (Rizal Park) and the bayfront. They have a shuttle service which I have used which is quite nice and convenient. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, and you get more personal service since it is a small scale place 20+ rooms.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has great staff and good atmosphere in the restaurant/bar. The food is good and the bar prices cheaper than further down MH Del Pilar St. The hotel is under new management and the bar is back to its old popularity again. The rooms are all air conditioned and well priced. You are really made to feel welcome by... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Very friendly helpful staff, not vibe, and good food, but the internet never ever works, even though staff assure you that it does. Also a little heavy on touts hassling you, which there appears to be no security against. Rooms are decent and prices OK.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

the food is excellent - the chef is first class - bar staff friendly - lovely atmosphere. nice people. I heard the swagman is now chinese owned. The southern cross always made my girl friend and i feel welcome.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I didn't stay at Sothern Cross this time but I did visit the bar a few times! The staff were very friendly and the service was good. It was fairly quiet on both occasions, the atmosphere was relaxed. There were just a few ex pats in there and some ladies looking for company. The beer was reasonably priced at about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Until this year I would always stay at swagman. Decided to give the southern cross another go as I heard the former manager had gone. Felt welcome from check in until departure. The friendliest waitresses in Del Pilar, was going to stay 3 nights but extended a week. Rooms spacious and clean but water pressure needs attention. Great food and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This place was ok before now its gone to ruin... they have some bigmouth drunk manager with a silly wig on who abuses guests and has the music on far too loud....think he is a Collingwood supporter.. no wonder....anyway he makes people staying there feel uncomfortable and was drunk and in the bar every night of the 5 nights I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Not much more I can add to what has already been said. Hugely overpriced, rooms are dirty.....the sentiments echoed by the other recent reviewers. The shuttle bus(which incidentally is pretty good) finishes it's journey here so hence the hotel gets a lot of walk in customers.....that's what happened to me.....it is a nice little earner for the hotel. Did have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Decided after spending a lot of time in manila i should have a look at this hotel. Visited on a Wednesday night and was greeted by a bar full of free lance working girls hanging over the shoulders of drunken loud mouth expats. It was dark and dirty and had an overall feeling of being unclean. Toilets looked like they... More 

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Puerto Galera, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Have stayed here many times, but the last visit I'm afraid was the last. Reported to staff that Aircon in room was not working properly, said they would look into, nothing happened. TV's are now so old they probably bought them cheap from the second-hand mart. The elevator works when it wants to, half the time it doesn't. Manager is... More 

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Address: 1125 Del Pilar St. Ermita | Metro Manila, Manila, Luzon 11155, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila > Ermita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 129
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