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Southern Cross Hotel

1125 Del Pilar St. Ermita | Metro Manila, Manila, Luzon 11155, Philippines (Ermita)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014
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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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Cairns, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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57 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

positive: close to Rizal Park and Intramuros banks, restaurants and bars around - good nightlife negative: loud air con outworn furniture price is too high for the quality of the rooms cleanliness of the room/bathroom

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I Saw this hotel get created from an old office block by it's original owners back in 2007. They had the best of intentions of making it the best value hotel in Ermita but as time went on, they like most businesses in the Philippines are up against it , having said that, it does have good hot water because... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I made reservations here based off of decent reviews on TripAdvisor and the fact that I needed a place to go when my plane landed. I was able to catch a shuttle to the hotel, but not without waiting for about 30 minutes and borrowing a cell phone.The location of the hotel was not to my liking at all, in... 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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