Manila is one of Asia’s most vibrant and bustling business hubs. One of the top and most travelled tourist destinations in the region, visitors who put in the effort will discover its creative soul – from edgy galleries to a lively indie music scene, impressive structures, and tourist attractions for visitors to see and enjoy.
Now, choosing the best hotel is a must to get the most of your summer or holiday getaway. We have listed the top picks hotels in Manila below. Find the hotel most suited for your vacation, be it for pleasure like a spa holiday or honeymoon or for a short or long-term business trip.
The Top 5 City Centre Hotels in Manila
5. Oracle Hotel and Residences
Cozy, homey and comfy is how I would describe it. Oracle Hotel and Residences is a 72-room business boutique hotel strategically located within the country’s capital of higher learning: Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City. Situated along the area’s prime commercial strip, the hotel is right across the Ateneo de Manila University, and enjoys close proximity to the University of the Philippines, Miriam College, as well as other notable academic institutions.
The hotel rooms and suites, which may accommodate single occupancy to families or group of travelers, are equipped with orthopedic beds, advanced electronic door lock system, phones with local and international direct dial services, LCD TVs with 24-hour cable channels, on top of the standard amenities such as air-conditioning units and refrigerators. For long-staying guests, the bigger rooms come with their own living areas and modern kitchens.
Roku Sushi + Ramen – a sushi and ramen restaurant on the fifth level of Oracle Hotel serves to-die-for romaine with freshly pulled noodles and gastronomic sushi. Among Roku’s famous dishes are: Sailboat Roll, Ct Tempura, Ocean Roll, Spicy Tuna Salad, Firecracker Roll, Apple Pie Gyoza, Godzilla Roll, Banana Tempura and more.
Guests can have a pleasant and productive stay at the gym area of the hotel, located on the 5th floor level, accessible with use of room key. The facility is equipped with fitness cardio equipment and free weights.
The Oracle Hotel and Residences is located at 317 Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108 Metro Manila. For inquiries and reservations, you may call (632) 926 7777 or connect with them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Oraclehotel
4. Microtel by Wyndham – UP Technohub in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
The 13th and newest hotel in the franchise, Microtel by Wyndham UP Technohub, offers 120 clean and secure guest rooms – decent-sized at 25 to 30 square meters big, enough space for guests to stretch and breathe in quiet luxury – in a six-story structure fronting Commonwealth Avenue.
Its approach is back-to-basics and focuses on providing consistently clean, comfortable, and secure accommodations at value rates. Microtel currently has 13 properties at Acropolis Q.C., Baguio, Batangas, Boracay, Cabanatuan, Cavite, Davao, General Santos, Manila, Puerto Princesa, South Forbes (near Nuvali, Sta. Rosa), Tarlac, and UP Technohub Q.C.
With rooms overlooking the city or a garden quadrangle, Microtel UP Technohub’s modern design complements industrial and environmental elements present around the thriving commercial development area. The hotel chain is also famously known for its queen-sized beds with chiropractor-approved mattresses, rated on American Chiropractic Association standards, ensuring a relaxing night’s sleep.
Millie’s Restaurant, one of only three in the country, serves as the hotel’s official dining facility. Located at the ground floor presents diners a refreshing dining experience that will delight families and friends. The food comes in generous portions and is priced just right for value-conscious food lovers.
Microtel UP Technohub also offers a breathtaking view of the Quezon City skyline at its roof deck, where guests may enjoy a cool swim in the pool. Even in close proximity to ever-busy Commonwealth Avenue, the hotel offers a surprisingly quiet and peaceful refuge for business meetings or guests wishing to escape the stressful demands of the city.
Microtel by Wyndham – UP Technohub is located at UP-Ayala Land Technohub, Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, 1121 Metro Manila. For inquiries and reservations, you may call (632) 804 6888 or connect with them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MicrotelPhilippines
3. The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel
Located in Pasig (Ortigas Center), The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel is a family-friendly hotel close to University of Asia and the Pacific, Metrowalk, and SM Megamall. Also nearby are Asian Development Bank Headquarters and PhilSports Complex. If you want your family to take a break from urban life, the Exchange Regency Residence Hotel will surely will appeal to families with tweens and teens, a popular choice for a local getaway.
The 216 air-conditioned guestrooms at The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel include laptop-compatible safes and minibars. Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access is provided. 32-inch LCD TVs are equipped with cable channels. All accommodations provide desks, complimentary newspapers, bottled water, coffee and tea in-room facility, and complimentary local phone calls. Bathrooms offer showers, hair dryers, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. In addition, housekeeping service is offered daily and amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.
The hotel has three in house restaurants you can choose from: The Benassi Ristorante Italiano, providing Italian home-cooked meal, serving fresh and sinful desserts, Mario’s Kitchen, serving/offering a fusion of Spanish-Filipino specialties and Tully’s Coffee, offers a distinct coffee experience surrounded by a relaxing atmosphere.
The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel has an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi, and a sauna. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in every guest room. Additional amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a children’s pool, a fitness center, game room, putting green/mini-golf area, children’s play area and a 24-Hour Convenient Store. For a surcharge, guests have access to a round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Complimentary self-parking is available on-site for guests. The property has designated areas for smoking.
The Exchange Regency Residence Hotel is located at Exchange Road cor. Meralco Ave. and Jade Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig, 1605 Metro Manila. For inquiries and reservations, you may call (632) (02) 312 9999 or connect with them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheExchangeRegencyResidenceHotel