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Orion Hotel
Ranked #4 of 75 Manila B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Manila
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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“Shoppers hotel”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

Pluses : It's relatively new, and located in a bustling shopping area. If you like to haggle then Tutuban/Divisoria is the place to go. After a day of shopping, Orion is just a few steps away.
The rooms are clean and there is cable and free wifi.
The staff are eager to please and honest.
There is free parking.

Minuses: Maybe because it is new, a lot of people within the vicinitu couldn't point us to the hotel. The entrance is hard to locate.
Resturants are few and the hotel has no room service.
The parking space allotted for guests are few.

Room Tip: Ask for an upgrade, you might just get one.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Highly recommended for shoppers who may want to rest after day of buying. Orion Hotel has a very accommodating and helpful staff. They truly get out of their way to help you with any concerns. The room has a relaxing feel and it is spacious.

Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

If you frequent the Tutuban/Divisoria area (the Philippines' shopping mecca) especially during Christmas season, you can now take a breather by checking in at Orion Hotel located at the third floor of Prime Block Building.

Although Orion is not located in the CBD or in a posh area, the hotel surpasses my expectations. The rooms are well-appointed and I can see that they really paid attention down to the tiniest details. Their rates are very reasonable too.

Amenities include: mini bar, complimentary breakfast and bottled water, coffee and tea making facility, flat screen TV with cable channels, safe, mini ref, hot and cold shower with rain shower head.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Great service! Staffs are accommodating. They all grant our request.
The room is spacious enough. You will feel being loved and feel important as you enter the room due to its ambiance. We really love the ambiance!!

Location is good enough especially if you're tired from shopping. It's really convenient here. My mom and my brother really had a great time staying in this hotel.

First, we were checked-in immediately by the staff. Then we took some nap since we're tired.. At night, we decided to have dinner. At first, we are worried as to where to eat coz it's already late at night.. Surprisingly, as we continue walking on the busy night market of Tutuban, there are some food stalls that sells affordable foods. Chicken and pork barbeque, fish, vegetables and others.We left our bags and luggages first inside the room before going to the night market and felt secured with it. And since we booked in this hotel during Christmas season, we did shop some stuff and christmas gifts for our friends and relatives. Lots of options and we dont know what to buy! The crowd is really heavy! It was really tiring!. But we never mind it because we know that the hotel is just a walk away for us to stay. Grateful that there's already Orion Hotel that will ease your tiredness. Very relaxing..

Our most liked in this hotel is the service, the relaxing ambiance, their strong wifi in the room and its convenience to all of your needs since it's within the mall.

What we least liked was the window. Cannot be opened. And also the entrance of the hotel. It's not attractive. Accordingly, it's still under renovation.

But overall, really must a try esp during holiday seasons! Very convenient and relaxing!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Orion Hotel

Property: Orion Hotel
Address: 3rd | Tutuban Center, Claro M Recto Avenue, Manila, Luzon 1018, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Metro Manila > Manila
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 75 B&Bs / Inns in Manila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Orion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the 3rd level of the Primeblock Building, Orion Hotel in Manila provides guests with unrivaled access to a world of shopping. In the past, a journey to Tutuban would take hours of negotiating traffic-filled streets or a long, stressful commute. Now, as guests of Orion Hotel in Manila, one just needs to step out the door of their hotel to grab the best deals in the city. Yet it doesn't end at simply having a convenient location. With a range of amenities, services, and facilities on offer, guests staying at Orion Hotel in Manila are assured that they can go on shopping trips without a hitch ... more   less 
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