Manila, the capital city of the Philippines offers several attractions to travelers looking for that unforgettable vacation. The Filipinos have a rich culture and Manila is the melting pot of something that’s historic and traditional with a touch of modernity that we all look for when we’re away from home.
Relive a dream of grandeur at the Manila Hotel, an establishment imbued with public interest as the Filipinos consider this a part of their heritage. The Manila Hotel has seen many events in history and to this day stands magnificently tall and proud. In fact the Manila Hotel not only prides itself in being a 5-star hotel that strictly adheres to international standards, events, meetings and conventions are frequently held here. The rooms at this hotel have luxurious amenities and are all elegantly furnished with centralized air conditioning. Each room has a mini bar, cable television, in-room sage, bathroom, a bedside radio and a telephone. Their suites at the Manila Hotel have a 24-hour butler service. The deluxe room at this hotel costs US$ 135 and their most expensive suite, the 2 bedroom Gabriela Silang, is US $ 1,291.50.
Bayview Park Hotel
An alternative to the Manila Hotel is Bayview Park Hotel which also boasts of almost a century old history and can be found in Roxas Boulevard. Just a couple of minutes away from the historical sites of Intramuros, boutique-style 5-star hotel offers comfort and privileges to all their guests. The Bayview Park Hotel has a different rate for Filipinos and their superior room is only Php 1,200 if it’s without breakfast but if the guest wants breakfast every morning during their stay, the rate is Php 1,600 for 2 nights.
The facilities at Bayview Park Hotel have been designed to provide a relaxing atmosphere during the guest’s stay and to provide them with everything they might possibly need. The coffee shop serves delicious meals everyday, while the bar and the lounge serve as a good rendezvous. The swimming pool at Bayview Park Hotel can be found on the rooftop so guests get to enjoy the view while doing some laps. The hotel also has a gym for the fitness fanatics. Bayview Park Hotel’s mini Internet café is equipped with the latest technology and to cap the day, they offer massage services.
If it is luxury one is after when in Manila and would like to stay at a 5-star hotel that is close to everything important, then these two options, The Bayview Park Hotel and the Manila Hotel are places to consider.