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Malate District

Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Manila, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i only visited the mall.. but while walking to get there i did notice that there is a few old buildings mixed with all the high rises

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who want to stay in an area handy to the airport, the immigration office or for visiting other Metro Manila destinations, I can recommend the Malate area. There was a time 15-20 years ago when this area was not recommended due to reported...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Malate is close to churches, the famous manila bay, the numerous restaurants and coffee shops, spas . Walking around is good along adriatico street . Jeepneys, taxis are available.

Thank manilabelle
Reviewed May 18, 2017

The area is very poor and run down but the people in this area are very happy and content. The area is also very smelly as the drains are always blocked and the there is a major pool of dirty smelly water in the streets...More

Thank dwaynecoggins
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Lots of choices of bars and cheap eats. Robinson's Mall is good for what you need to shop. Lots of construction on the streets so makes walking around difficult.

Thank timothysD1280TW
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Having grown up here before moving out, I have seen Malate's ups and downs. From being a prime residential area, to becoming host to seedy nightclubs, to becoming a trendy restaurant area and to its current status. Malate still has its bohemian atmosphere but it...More

1  Thank JYao55
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Interesting part of Manila which gets very busy both day and night. A large mall is located in the area I think called Robinsons plaza and there are plenty of bars and restaurants around. Strangely there is a large Arabic community in the area as...More

1  Thank Vernon V
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Casino, bar, dance club , international food, (specially japanese and korean) but so many vendor at street also street is not so clean

1  Thank nextremer
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Check in at a cozy hotel nearby seeing expensive people, but when you walk around the streets, you'll see the less-fortunates who live along the streets or make shift house slash pedicab. Don't try to take pedicab if you are not from here. They will...More

Thank Bernice G
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I stayed in this district so had many walks in the neighbourhood. A place where you will be confronted with the real life and the big difference between being rich or being poor. Nice hotels, shoppingmalls where rich people can buy what they want or...More

Thank HugoColle
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.48 km away
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