From simple to grand, time to go for a staycation – planned or unplanned!
Metro Manila is a hustling and bustling urban jungle that is home to thousands of inhabitants, as well as a plethora of stunning spots and tourist attractions. Still, with all its charm, progress, and the city lifestyle that it offers, it can still become a little too overwhelming and can even be a source of stress at times. Luckily, there are a lot of amazing hotels and resorts in Metro Manila that offer a perfect escape without leaving too far from the main town.
Rates: starts at PHP14,000 per night
The first staycation hotel that deserves mention on this list is the Conrad Manila. This hotel is located right by the Manila Bay and offers a stunning view that is hard to match. They say that it’s the perfect Bayside Escape within the Mall of Asia Complex. The hotel offers luxurious rooms furnished with all the modern amenities you could think of, including LED TVs, rain showers, and spacious balconies with breathtaking city and bay views. The hotel also features an outdoor pool with tranquil surroundings, a spa, and bars and restaurants that offer an array of locally-sourced menu and international cuisines.
The Peninsula Manila
Rates: from PHP8,200 to PHP120,000 per night
The Peninsula Manila is the epitome of luxury and sophistication in the outskirts of Manila. The hotel is regarded as the Jewel in the Capital’s Crown because of its dashing presence nestled at the heart of the Philippines’ prime business district. The Peninsula Manila is your haven of hotel vacation comfort, fine dining cuisines, and dreamy relaxation in the middle of the city. Elegant accommodations offer you something out of the ordinary for your staycation, plus the signature Filipino hospitality that warmly welcomes you and will make you come back for more.
Selah Pods Hotel Manila
Rates: starts at PHP2,000 per night (discounted rate)
If you are into simple, affordable, and charming hotels, then Selah Pods Hotel Manila is a great choice. Selah Pods Hotel Manila is your urban oasis is at the heart of Pasay City. It is a 3-star, modern hotel that offers budget-friendly accommodations accessible to Makati Business District. Selah Pods cures any kind of jet lag as it is located just a 15-minute drive from the airport. The hotel is near the World Trade Center, Upside Down Museum, Crocodile Park Manila, the all-time favorite Star City and the historical Philippine International Convention Center. A mesmerizing view of Manila Bay is for you to witness when you are at the hotel, as you wait for the picturesque sunset. The night at this hotel offers a breathtaking view of Makati skyline in the pool deck bar and lounge areas. Indeed, Selah Pods Hotel is a match made digitally for shutterbugs! The hotel’s unique and imaginative architectural design is one of its best features, too, along with the classy deluxe accommodations offered to the hotel guests who want to have a relaxing stay.
Hotel Okura Manila
Rates: starts at PHP14,500 per night
If you’re looking for something a little cozier than a grand hotel, the Hotel Okura Manila might be just the perfect option for you. Located in the trendy Portwood Street in Pasay City, this fancy hotel merges the perfect combination of Japanese omotenashi and Filipino warmth. Hotel Okura makes your stay memorable as the luxury hotel offers 190 spacious rooms and suites, and a variety of dining options. The hotel’s delicious dining options are something that you shouldn’t miss when you are having your staycation here. They have Yamazato, which is their signature Japanese fine-dining restaurant, and Yawaragi, the in-house, international restaurant.
This is the sign to push through with your hotel staycation in Manila! Have you chosen which hotel to unwind to?