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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Having stayed here several times now I guess I am used too and familiar with the area. For the first timers it is a good base point. A lot of places around cater for foreign nationals although mostly Korean however there is something for all....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank VernonV31
Reviewed January 13, 2019

i came back to this place at end of 2018, and the place looks even more exciting and fun and interesting now. So many japanese and chinese and korean restaurants , with delicious food. The places i love most are the many exciting and fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rumina
Reviewed January 12, 2019

What you get here is not the sanitized lonely planet version of Manilla. You will see child beggars, hookers and families living on the street. You can almost taste the poverty and desperation of some people. Luckily I'm not one of these people and through...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Good for shopping and eating out. Very busy area and many locals on the streets. It is not the best place to stay in Manila. If you are looking for a better District there are more choices.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank malmo2019
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Malate is an area that you can find almost everything to be arround you. Robinsons mall is there and lots of bars and restaurants for any kind of fun type you wish to have

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kanarisk2015
Reviewed May 20, 2018

An exciting district to visit or stay. Always busy with plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. Close to the Baywalk and Ocean Park.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank David C
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Every time we come to the Philippines we stay in Malate for a week Prior to visiting inlaws down south. Great area close to the zoo fine shopping love the food perfect but a little warm.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

interesting to see. sad to see the poverty levels. somewhat dangerous, but from uber -- nice and safe.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank TobySimkin
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Malate shares with Ermita the distinction of being where WW2 and Korean War sailors showed up to take the edge off conflict, and in their own way, after kicking out the Japanese, returned to a lively spot bathed in the filth of low-end human commerce....More

Date of experience: January 2017
4  Thank danerobb
Reviewed December 16, 2017

Malate is the unofficial red light district area. Lots of bar and restaurants and you can see lots of working girls (prostitutes) lingering around this area. I gave the rating average because one man's meat is another man's poison. Streets are very narrow and it...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank MadmanAdventure
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