i was at h2o with my family twice this year since i got a good deal from ensogo. the aqua rooms were fascinating. we stayed at aqua supreme last august and at a premiere suite (still with aquarium walls) just this october.
the service needs improvement though. we had to wait for at least 30 minutes to check in and the last time we were there, they had a problem with my reservation. although we were given a free upgrade, they initially tried to get us to agree to settle to a sea view room even if i reiterated that the reason i was back there was because of the aquarium walls.
the hotel is part of manila ocean park and entrance to the hotel was disappointing since it they do not have a separate access for hotel guests. (i think they are already working on an annex)
food was just okay. nothing special. plus you can choose to eat at a number of restaurants at the ground floor.
pool was open to public for a fee. good thing my son was content with playing in the tub.
published rates were not reasonable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel H2O is the first and only marine-themed urban resort hotel in the Philippines. Opened on April 10, 2010, the hotel is part of the Manila Ocean Park complex in the Philippine capital’s historic Rizal Park. It has been designated as the official residence for guests and patrons of Manila Ocean Park.Every part of Hotel H2O has a connection to its namesake element, water – from its next-door proximity to Manila Ocean Park; to its location on the edge of Manila Bay; to its signature aquarium wall that adorns the inner guest rooms and grand ballroom; to the seafood specialties of its main F&B outlet, Makan Makan Asian Food Village; to the healing, negative-ion treatments of its wellness center, Zenyu Eco Spa. All these make Hotel H2O perhaps the most visually distinctive urban property in the country today. ... more less
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