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Southern Cross Hotel

1125 Del Pilar St. Ermita | Metro Manila, Manila, Luzon 11155, Philippines (Ermita)
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Ranked #77 of 103 hotels in Manila
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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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Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
52 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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All Over
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel before, well 6 months ago to be exact, and thought it was reasonable - still do but with reservations! The reception staff need major lessons in PR! They are rude, unhelpful and what annoyed me the most, disinterested in you as a guest-everything is too much trouble. They are more interested in getting your... More

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johnnyld
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights. First thing I noticed it was cheaper to book a room "on spec" than by booking on the internet! The reception area and lift is very small, check in was quick and friendly. The room was internal, no windows. The room was clean and there was no noise from the bar downstairs. It was... More

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I have stayed in Malate at least once a year for the last 10 years. After experiencing worsening conditions at the Swagman Hotel I was looking for another hotel in the area for accommodation. This hotel is just around the corner from the Swagman. The rooms are neat, tidy and clean with the basic amenities provided. The cost is around... More

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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I "found" this hotel when travelling on shuttle bus Subic to Angeles run by Southern Cross transport and was looking for an alternative for overnighting in Manila. On arrival, check in was quick and efficiently completed. The lift creaked and groaned to the fifth floor - an experience in its self. The room, deluxe, was large with decent ensuite. Not... More

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Address: 1125 Del Pilar St. Ermita | Metro Manila, Manila, Luzon 11155, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila > Ermita
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