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“Could still be a better place to stay in. It just need attention to details.”
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El Cielito Inn
Ranked #56 of 86 Hotels in Makati
Reviewed December 26, 2012

There are a lot other better hotels in the area with the same price range. It's too cramped, aircon in rooms are located uncomfortably you'd hear the buzz of the acu and hits right through your body. Breakfast choice could have been improved. Reception is not as efficient, as they charged us room service we didn't get. If I had not checked, I would have been overcharged. Slow check out procedure with lapses like, they forgot to give me back my credit card, wrong receipt issuance. And it's not that very near greenbelt, there are hotels that are nearer. Could really use improvement in management, design and service.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

I stay in El Cielito every time I go to Makati for business. I believe this is one of the cheapest hotels in the business district of Makati considering the high-end lifestyle of people here. The rooms are clean. The AC may be noisy but they work well. The cable TV is fine. There is wifi in the rooms (they started this only in 2011-before that there was free wifi in the lobby and cafe only). The hot and cold showers work well and the housekeeping staff are great.

If I can say anything bad about El Cielito its that some (not all) of their receptionists are not very friendly and are noticeably very friendly and entertaining only to foreigners and wealthy looking individuals. Too bad since for a not-so-new hotel with not-so-amazing-facilities, EXCEPTIONAL service is a must.

Anyway, El Cielito is OK for its price.

Stayed: October 2012, traveled on business
3  Thank 03212010_travel
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Reviewed August 28, 2012

The El Cielito Inn is well priced. It is a small, simple hotel walking distance to the Greenbelt (10min) and most of the ideal areas of Makati. The next step up in hotels are probably twice the cost (when I travel to Manila on business I stay in these nicer hotels), but to be honest the nice hotels aren't all that much nicer... maybe newer but that's it. The hotel is very comfortable and clean. The free WiFi worked well.

The staff at El Cielito were friendly. The breakfast buffet was hearty with a nice selection of items and a freshly made omelet with the ingredients of your choosing. We would stay here again without any doubt.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank ReyShaunMadolora
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

I think it's a decent, clean hotel although little dated. I think its greatest draw is its proximity to Greenbelt and Ayala in Makati. I can't complain about the hardworking personnel there. I booked thru the link provided by the hotel's website, which turned out to be a 3rd party site, and got charged an extra 10% from the published rate. It might be possible to find a better deal elsewhere if one tries hard.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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2  Thank IlocosKing
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Reviewed June 21, 2011

Had been to a short course in Makati area and the hotel was provided by the organizer, It was not a good place. Room were very small, with no windows in most of the rooms. The air conditions were noisy. The room didnt had complimentary water as well. The light were less and hence made the rooms too clumsy. Staff was friendly though. Room service was not bad. Had free wifi and complimentary breakfast.

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled on business
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2  Thank adnand1
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Reviewed January 22, 2011

The hotel is under renovation and the FD clerk are not helpful, its creepy when we go back at night especially in the hallway. they should close the whole floor while under construction. i thought its free B-fast i ask b4 i check inn they said its free. my mistake bcause i didnot ask the name of the lady. any way its the worst hotel i stayed. ooppps i forgot the AC is too noisy we cannot sleep.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled with friends
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1  Thank junsosmena
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Reviewed January 17, 2011

We felt trap and tricked in this hotel. All that they show and claim in their website must be the day when they opened El Cielito, more than 30 years ago. Carpets are mostly worn out, with a horrible smell.The whole house seems dim and poorly air conditioned. The price is not worth the trouble of staying, just add a little and you can get a better deal also in Makati. In this case this is an expensive
place to stay, because you pay and you don't get your money's worth. Service? was there any service? Please don't make a mistake like we did....Don't book in this Hotel. Lee and Raphael, Australia

  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled on business
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5  Thank LeeRalph
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Additional Information about El Cielito Inn

Address: 804 Arnaiz Ave | (Pasay Road), Makati, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Makati
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #56 of 86 Hotels in Makati
Price Range: $56 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Cielito Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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El Cielito Inn Makati, Metro Manila

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