We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
1 Rizal Park, Manila, Luzon 0913 Philippines
Lowest prices for your stay
Booking.com
$76
View deal
Hotels.com
FindHotel
$69
View deal
Expedia.com$93
Trip.com$74
Official Site$108
View all 14 deals
Prices are the average nightly price provided by our partners and may not include all taxes and fees. Taxes and fees that are shown are estimates only. Please see our partners for more details.
Traveler (2078)
Room & Suite (314)
Dining (255)

About

#11 of 219 hotels in Manila
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Manila Hotel embodies a rich tradition of elegant living, fine dining, and gracious service that goes back over 97 years. Here the city celebrated its most important events. Here the world’s personages held court and left their mark. At once, ageless and historic, Manila Hotel has always been everything a hotel should be: comfortable and gracious
Read more
Suggest edits to improve what we show.Improve this listing
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Evening entertainment
Kids stay free
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Massage
24-hour security
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Classic
Business
Languages Spoken
Filipino

Location

Full view
81Good for walkers
Grade: 81 out of 100
12Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
11Attractionswithin 0.5 km
1959Reviews64Q+A100Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 948
  • 642
  • 214
  • 85
  • 70
Time of year
Traveler type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Sort by:
Most Recent
Angela wrote a review Jul 2022
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Stayed here overnight with my sister for a staycation, being locked down for more than two years due to the pandemic, I really looked forward to it. Plus it would be nice to be back to where I took my oath taking 15 years ago at the Centennial Hall. The lobby looked grand as it has always been. But the moment I stepped inside our room on the 12th floor, the rundown flooring of the shower room (looked like black grime was all over) immediately caught my attention. Plus the bath tub stinks. The hotel is over a hundred years old, but issues like these requires due attention. The floor carpet also looked dusty, and there was a pill under the arm chair, which to me means there was no thorough cleaning. Bottled water was overpriced, 10 times of what it's worth at a convenience store. I am supposed to use the flatiron in the morning but had second thoughts when I saw an exposed copper wire. Soundproofing was also poor. Breakfast at Cafe Ilang Ilang was ordinary, there was no crowd control, and there was a smell of kitchen towel that was not washed and dried properly.In addition I felt like there was a caste system at Cafe Ilang Ilang, where the elite looking guests get the best space, while we were assigned to a corner table where diners almost collide while in queue. I am not sure but maybe your place at the cafe depends on your room category. I already stayed in three to five star hotels here and abroad and this is the first time I got disappointed. At the check-in counter some guests cut in and don't have manners and to my surprise the front desk allows it. Seriously, the management should look into these issues and it would be nice if the hotel undergo a major renovation. If anything, I am just glad my sister enjoyed the grand lobby and their Willy the Bear mascot. All in all, I felt like I did not get value for what I spent.
Read more
Date of stay: July 2022
Value
Cleanliness
Service
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Response from The Manila Hotel Team, General Manager at The Manila Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate the time you have shared with us in posting your rating from your most recent visit to the Hotel. We take all guest feedback very seriously and we would like to inform you that all your comments are duly noted and reviewed to further improve our product and services. We truly appreciate your support and we do hope that despite your recent experience with us, you can give us another chance and will visit us again in the future.
Read more
Tabby wrote a review Jul 2022
135 contributions147 helpful votes
+1
PROS: 1. 20% discount when booking at least 2 weeks prior to date of stay when booking at their website. 2. Pleasant but unintrusive staff. Very responsive and efficient room service and housekeeping. 3. Clean comfortable room (room 434) 4. Great location. MH is a common venue for events with a lot of attractions within a 2 km radius (eg. Rizal park, Ocean park, National Museum, Planetarium etc.) 5. We appreciate that they left us a note explaining why they were having problems with their cable service provider. CONS: 1. Place is already showing signs of wear and tear (understandable since the hotel is already 110 years old) however defects that affect functionality should not be overlooked like our tub drain that won't open or the elevator indicators which both light up making it hard to tell whether it is ascending or descending. 2. Online payment is a bit complicated, once you reserve at their website you would still wait for an e-mail from another service provider which would give you a code (which expires in 24 hours) to input at the third party's website in order to make your payment. I always get redirected to another website while attempting to make the payment so I just e-mailed their reservations team directly and made my payment via bank transfer. 3. They have a small heritage museum that shows photos of the old Manila and a model of the hotel. However there are pedestals cramped on one side of the room with no displays on them. There are also QR codes below the photos scannable by the Manila hotel app but I can't find the app on Google play. Maybe they can spruce up this place as this would add depth to the history of the hotel. 4. View from room 434 is not that nice. So if you want a nice vista try asking for another room.
Read more
Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Helpful
Share
Response from The Manila Hotel Team, General Manager at The Manila Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review of the hotel and for your commendation for the service provided by our team. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. We take all guest feedback very seriously and we would like to inform you that all your comments are duly noted and reviewed to further improve our product and services. Should you wish to share more details of your experience or you do have other suggestions to further improve our service, please email us at info@themanilahotel.com. We truly appreciate your support and look forward to hearing from you again soon.
Read more
Maxim B wrote a review Jul 2022
Manila, Philippines45 contributions10 helpful votes
I brought my family tgis week here and we all had a great time. The swimming pool is perfect. While my kids and wife were swimming I got to enjoy 2 bottles of beer at the bar just very near the pool. Our room was also perfect and the staff was generous to provide us additional towels. Breakfast at Ylang Ykang was really good. The gym has new equipments. Overall it was an enjoyable moment for all of us.
Read more
Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Helpful
Share
Response from The Manila Hotel Team, General Manager at The Manila Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you were able to enjoy your stay with us and that your family had a great time. It is our pleasure to catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. We hope you can come to visit us again soon. All the best and stay safe!
Read more
Ivy B wrote a review Jul 2022
Haarlem, The Netherlands241 contributions64 helpful votes
The Manila Hotel no longer lives up to its reputation as the premier hotel in Manila. The staff hardly smile. They do not make conversation with the guests nor do they offer to help, not even with your bags when you arrive. Food was very ordinary. The breakfast buffet was disorganized with people cutting queues.
Read more
Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Find another hotel. There are plenty of options which are cheaper and they probably provide...
See more room tips
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Response from The Manila Hotel Team, General Manager at The Manila Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear valued guest, We are saddened that your experience did not meet your expectations; particularly on the service side. May we request to send us details of your stay so that we can investigate and address the issues. Please email us at info@themanilahotel.com. We have forwarded your concerns to the department in-charge to remind our staff to smile more, be more friendly & helpful to our guests. We will also be working on our breakfast buffet to become more organized and minimize long queues. Despite this, we hope you can visit us again. All the best and stay safe!
Read more
Green S wrote a review Jul 2022
Metro Manila, Philippines112 contributions99 helpful votes
Manila Hotel is still Manila Hotel. It is old, it is frayed in a lot of areas, and hallway carpets are the worst. Elevators are showing their ages. No keycard is needed to access any floor. And the heavy wood and nacre furnishings screamed the 90s. The bed was hard and the pillows were unremarkable. Surprisingly, our bathroom on the 17th floor aged very, very nicely, or rather was recently relined with a sealant which made it look nice. The room carpet also looked new. Still, Manila Hotel is Manila Hotel. But I hope it will undergo renovation so that it will reclaim its former glory and be icon that it should be. How I wish I could give a 5 star....
Read more
Date of stay: April 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Helpful
Share
Response from The Manila Hotel Team, General Manager at The Manila Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Valued Guest, Mabuhay! We appreciate the time you have shared with us in posting your rating from your most recent visit to the Hotel. We take all guest feedback very seriously and we would like to inform you that all your comments are duly noted and reviewed to further improve our product and services. We truly appreciate your support and look forward to hearing from you again soon. Hope you can come to visit us again soon. Take care!
Read more
Maximvs2 wrote a review Jun 2022
Seattle, Washington86 contributions62 helpful votes
+1
The main building badly needs an upgrade. I have stayed in this hotel and one of my favorites. However, we were housed in a room ( 452 ) and the room had a very strong repulsive stench coming from an outdated carpet. I spoke to Mr. Obediente and showed him the problem. We were moved to a much better room ( 409 on the new bldg ) and very pleased. The Manila Hotel staff are WONDERFUL people. Mangement just needs to upgrade the carpet to laminated wood which is a better material. I informed Mr. Obediente that my negative comments is NOT personal but purely business. He concured.
Read more
Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
621jmc wrote a review Jun 2022
Manila, Philippines5 contributions3 helpful votes
Pros: the view from the room; the food is okay, with Red Jade > Cafe Ilang-Ilang; was able to sleep better Cons: Wi-fi issues (had to resort to use own data usage); staff all around the hotel was inattentive (service is less than satisfactory) The experience has made me have second thoughts on whether I am going to avail of the Prestige membership ever again.
Read more
Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: Parking is good there...
See more room tips
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
Pepe S wrote a review Jun 2022
6 contributions5 helpful votes
wow! the people makes the village and not the village makes the people. PETER SY, manager, made a big difference in our 2 night stay. we were assigned rm 366 initially. it has a bed made of bricks. it was so damn unsleepable that we lost a good hours of sleep. (manila hotel still uses decades old coil spring beds, go figure). we both have back problems. then in the morning we talked to him and in an instant, he transferred us to a room with better soft bed. that! made a big difference. dining room. they will pamper you. they make you feel special. they make your dining experience excellent. breakfast menu? delish.. the manila hotel has an elaborate lobby and eye catching displays. STAY HERE WHEN IN MANILA. IT IS WORTH THE MONEY!
Read more
Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Helpful
Share
Response from The Manila Hotel Team, General Manager at The Manila Hotel
Responded 13 Jun 2022
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Manila Hotel. Our team takes pride in providing excellent service. We shared your feedback with the team, especially with Mr. Peter Sy to give him the recognition he deserves. We also appreciate that you recommend the hotel to the community. We are looking forward to welcoming you as our guest soon. All the best and stay safe.
Read more
cjessicacheng wrote a review May 2022
Manila, Philippines2 contributions2 helpful votes
found bed bugs in our bed, was itching like crazy at night. couldnt sleep well. was worried there were more. the hotel did not do anything. they even asked us why we only complain in the morning, our 15 month old was already sleeping since it was 9pm already.
Read more
Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: cafe ilang ilang still the best food, just don't stay in their rooms!
See more room tips
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
Response from The Manila Hotel Team, General Manager at The Manila Hotel
Responded 8 Jun 2022
Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate your sending us your feedback. Please note that we take all reviews seriously and we set procedures and standards to ensure the safety and comfort of our guests. We have taken up this matter within our ranks for a swift response. Our manager and staff have tried to reach out to you during your stay to address this immediately, but we were not able to despite our successive efforts. We are also investigating your concern about the supposed inaction of our staff. We will have our Operations Manager reach out to you to further discuss the issues raised. All the best and stay safe!
Read more
doctorfoxtrot wrote a review May 2022
Taguig City, Philippines7675 contributions1157 helpful votes
+1
It was pre Mother’s Day. I don’t know if there is a party , occasion , election vibes , but the lobby is so crowded. Long lines to check in. But front desk handled it well . Bell staff /concierge hid my surprise gift to my spouse. Staying at the sunset suite, although I never got to see the sun setting because of the cloudy atmosphere, was a respite from the chaos ensuing outside. No special Mother’s day cake for my spouse , although she saw the TV ad of the hotel providing surprise freebies. Still loved my stay. Great staff service, the suite ambiance, sumptuous buffet breakfast and just being a able to being accommodated in this charming well maintained old hotel made my day. By the way , the sea of humanity extended into their pool , lobby lounge and restaurants. Figure it out.
Read more
Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Helpful
Share
Response from The Manila Hotel Team, General Manager at The Manila Hotel
Responded 25 May 2022
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you had a positive experience with us at The Manila Hotel. Rest assured that even though the hotel is busier compared to previous months, we strictly observe the minimum health protocols to make sure that #youaresafehere when you stay with us. As to our ongoing Mother's Day promotion, our guests will be able to receive the cake voucher when our guests will use the promo code when booking their stay. For further clarification, please email us at info@themanilahotel.com. We hope to see you again soon. All the best and stay safe!
Read more
Previous
123456
PRICE RANGE
US$85 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
PhilippinesLuzonMetro ManilaManilaWalled City
NUMBER OF ROOMS
510
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about The Manila Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Manila Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Rizal Shrine (0.3 km), Rizal Park (0.5 km), and Manila Ocean Park (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Manila Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at The Manila Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Manila Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The Manila Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Manila Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Ilang-Ilang, Makan Makan Asian Food Village, and Champagne Room.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Manila Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Manila Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Manila Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Manila Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, The Manila Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Manila Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Manila Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.