List of Best Places to Stay in Intramuros Manila
The Walled City is one of the most iconic sites the Spanish colonizers constructed in the Philippines. It served as the Spanish colonial government’s seat and 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 a historical tour, Intramuros should definitely be at the top of your itinerary. Meanwhile, here are some of the best places to stay as you explore the rich history and culture of Intramuros and the environment of the 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 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 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 travelers a huge variety of accommodation choices, making it a very cost-effective option without compensating for 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
Affordable room rates and a convenient location make White Knight Hotel the go-to for most Manila-bound tourists. The hotel’s façade is primarily 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 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
Initially constructed in 1911, Rizal Park Hotel has been serving tourists worldwide for 106 years. The boutique hotel offers rooms and suites equipped with Wi-Fi, room service, cable televisions, and individually controlled air-conditioning system, and a safety deposit box. 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 rooms are underwater or aquarium-themed, which makes the name “H2O” so fitting. Several in-house restaurants in the hotel offer seafood cuisine and 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 unique. The restaurants Season and Patisserie and 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 to a 7-year renovation project until 2014. The hotel has one café, Café Yano. The complete menu of the only restaurant is on 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 away from Intramuros and other famous destinations like Rizal Park and National Museum. With its slogan “Your Home by the Bay,” the hotel 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 traveling on a strict budget, consider staying at City Garden Suites Hotel. This 3-star hotel has more than 140 rooms 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 a 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.
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