List of Best Places to Stay in Intramuros Manila
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The Walled City is one of the most iconic sites that the Spanish colonizers constructed in the Philippines. It served as the seat of the Spanish colonial government and also served as a fortress to combat seaborne attempts to conquer Manila Bay.
Several years after the war, the walled city of Intramuros continues to be intact, and it has been a primary tourist destination in Manila. It is a National Historical Landmark, and it houses a church that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site title holder. If you are coming to Manila for some historical tour, Intramuros should definitely be at the top of your itinerary. Meanwhile, here are some of the best places to stay in, as you explore the rich history and culture of Intramuros and the environment of Philippines’ capital city:
Hotels Inside Intramuros
The Manila Hotel
Location: Bonifacio Dr, Ermita, Manila, 0913 Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $107 per night via Agoda
The Manila Hotel is a five-star accommodation that has been showcasing unparalleled Filipino hospitality since 1909. It is the oldest hotel in the country, and all of its 570 rooms are designed for maximum comfort. The hotel has heritage suites that are named after significant public figures in Philippine history, like Jose Rizal and Andres Bonifacio.
Bayleaf Intramuros Hotel
Location: Muralla St, Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $53 per night via Agoda
This boutique hotel offers a huge variety of accommodation choices for travelers, making it a very cost-effective option without compensating luxury and comfort. It has been awarded the Travelers’ Choice Award by TripAdvisor for four consecutive years, as a testament to its excellence. In addition to the spectrum of offered rooms, Bayleaf Intramuros Hotel also offers several dining options to choose from.
White Knight Hotel Intramuros
Location: General Luna Street corner, Urdaneta St, Intramuros, Manila, Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $30 per night via Agoda
Having affordable room rates and a convenient location makes White Knight Hotel the go-to for most Manila-bound tourists. The hotel façade is designed to be mostly white and has a European vibe that goes well with the surroundings of the omnipresent Spanish influence in Intramuros. Coco Bango Café, the hotel’s only restaurant, offers a score of Filipino, American, and cross-continental dishes that are usually accompanied by a live band performance in the evening.
Hotels Near Intramuros
Rizal Park Hotel
Location: South Road, Ermita, Manila, Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $83 per night via Agoda
Originally constructed in 1911, Rizal Park Hotel has been serving tourists from all over the world for 106 years. The boutique hotel offers rooms and suites that are all equipped with Wi-Fi, room service, cable televisions, individually controlled air-conditioning system, and a safety deposit box, among others. Nearby destinations include Rizal Monument, the National Museum, Binondo Church, and Chinatown.
Location: Behind the Quirino Grandstand, Luneta, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $74 per night via Agoda
Hotel H2O rooms were designed using the ocean as an inspiration. All of the rooms are underwater or aquarium themed, which makes the name “H2O” so fitting. There are several in-house restaurants in the hotel that offer not just seafood cuisine, but also vegetarian, several continental delights, grilled, and sweets that go well with coffee.
Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino
Location: United Nations Avenue,Corner Ma.Orosa Street, Ermita, Manila 1000, Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $54 per night via Agoda
Each room in the Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel & Casino is fit for a king (or a queen). The cozy beds, dim lighting, and spacious bathrooms are simply amazing. The restaurants Season and Patisserie, and the bar El Rey Music Lounge and Bar are also very royal. With each corner of the hotel constructed with aesthetic delicacy, who would not want to retire here after a long walking tour of Manila?
Location: 414 T.M. Kalaw Avenue, Ermita, Manila, 1045 Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $69 per night via Agoda
Luneta Hotel adds to the two other historical structures in this list. First opened in 1918, the hotel, with its French architecture, offers 27 guestrooms and suites. It was declared a national landmark in 2007, and was subject under a 7-year renovation project from that year until 2014. The hotel has one café, Café Yano. The complete menu of the only restaurant is in the hotel’s website.
Bayview Park Hotel Manila
Location: 1118 Roxas Boulevard, corner United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $62 per night via Agoda
Bayview Park Hotel Manila is just a few minutes’ walk away from Intramuros and other famous destinations like Rizal Park and National Museum. The hotel, with their slogan “Your Home by the Bay”, offers exclusive views of the much-loved sunset of Manila Bay. What better way is there to end a long day than to gaze at the splendid Roxas Boulevard during sunset?
City Garden Suites Hotel
Location: 1158 A. Mabini St, Ermita, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $43 per night via Agoda
If you are traveling on a strict budget, consider staying at City Garden Suites Hotel. This 3-star hotel has more than 140 rooms, and is located strategically near NAIA, the picturesque Roxas Boulevard and Manila Bay, Intramuros, and Chinatown. Room sizes are average, but your stay here will definitely be of the highest quality with its cozy beds, amenities, and complete services.
Pan Pacific Manila
Location: Malvar St, Malate, Manila, Metro Manila
Price: Lowest at $199 per night via Agoda
Recognized by the famous travel and lifestyle magazine Conde Nast, and recipient of the Best Luxury Accommodation award of TripAdvisor, Pan Pacific Manila offers rooms and suites that pamper guests to perfection. With a pillow menu to choose from, a complete set of toiletries, high-speed Wi-Fi and 24-hour in-room dining option, you will definitely have the best stay here. This award-winning hotel might be limited to those with a larger budget.
The prices listed in this article are subject to change without prior notice. Make sure to check Agoda for more updates and discounts.
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