Makati

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This lively district in Manila is the place to come for upscale shopping, eclectic dining and entertainment complexes.

Enjoy some serious retail therapy in the upscale malls of Makati City or visit some of Manila’s finest museums. Although the area is one of the most densely populated in the world, it still offers stunning green spaces to escape to as well as an 18-hole golf course. You’ll find food from across the world in the many food courts and restaurant quarters and in the evenings, join the cosmopolitan mix of expatriates and locals in the lively bars.

Shoppers flock here from across the Philippines and beyond to indulge in the luxury boutiques found in Ayala Center. Even if you don’t plan to splurge, it is worth going for a look at the sheer decadence on display in the shop windows. The displays by some of the most well known brands in the world are works of art in their own right. Explore three of the most popular malls, Glorietta, Greenbelt and Power Plant.

Find out about the rich history of the Philippines when you visit the Ayala Museum. This traces the country’s roots from pre-colonial times to the present day and also contains a vast range of Filipino art. Head to the Yuchengco Museum, which showcases the diverse art collection of Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco.

If the hustle and bustle of the metropolis leaves you in need of some space, head to Greenbelt Park. It also contains a peaceful chapel, popular with local worshippers. To enjoy more of the outdoors, head to the Circuit Makati and San Lazaro racecourses for a day at the races or watch a match at the Manila Polo Center.

Most of the malls and other sights in Makati city are easily reached on foot or by bus. The metro is the quickest way to get from here to other areas in Manila. When night comes, head to the entertainment districts to enjoy international cuisine with the locals and expatriates who call this unique city home.

The Mini Suites - Eton Tower Makati
The Mini Suites - Eton Tower Makati
3 out of 5
128 Dela Rosa St., Ayala South, Makati, NCR
Fully refundable
The price is AU$80 per night from 8 Oct. to 8 Oct.
Located in Legazpi Village, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Makati Medical Center and RCBC Plaza. Greenbelt Shopping Mall and Ayala Center are also ...
3.9/5Good! (770 reviews)
"Good customer service."

Reviewed on 24 Jul. 2021

The Mini Suites - Eton Tower Makati
Dusit Thani Manila
Dusit Thani Manila
5 out of 5
Arnaiz Ave, Ayala Center, Makati, Manila
The price is AU$140 per night from 4 Oct. to 4 Oct.
This family-friendly Makati hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of SM Makati and Glorietta Mall. Ayala Center and Ayala Museum are also ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,062 reviews)
"Excellent! Service was great. Room was wonderful and very clean."

Reviewed on 22 Sep. 2021

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Fairmont Makati, Manila
Fairmont Makati, Manila
5 out of 5
1 Raffles Drive, Makati Avenue, Makati, Manila
The price is AU$190 per night from 28 Sep. to 28 Sep.
This family-friendly Makati hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Makati Stock Exchange and SM Makati. St Luke's Medical ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)
"great hotel to stay & very clean & close to shopping malls"

Reviewed on 22 Sep. 2020

Fairmont Makati, Manila
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Citadines Salcedo Makati
Citadines Salcedo Makati
4 out of 5
148 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati, Manila
The price is AU$158 per night from 28 Sep. to 28 Sep.
Located in Salcedo Village, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Makati Stock Exchange and SM Makati. Fort Bonifacio and St Luke's Medical Center Global ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (223 reviews)
"The staff are friendly"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2021

Citadines Salcedo Makati
Aruga Apartments by Rockwell Makati
Aruga Apartments by Rockwell Makati
4 out of 5
Waterfront Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati, Manila
The price is AU$214 per night from 3 Oct. to 3 Oct.
Located in Makati Downtown, this aparthotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Power Plant Mall, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Makati Medical Center and SM Megamall. Philippine ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (437 reviews)
"Ease of booking Quite centrally located Connected to the Power Plant mall"

Reviewed on 17 Apr. 2021

Aruga Apartments by Rockwell Makati
Y2 Residence Hotel
Y2 Residence Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4687 Santiago St., Corner B. Valdez And Singian Street, Makati, Manila
Located in Makati Downtown, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Makati Museum and Power Plant Mall. Makati Stock Exchange and Ayala Center are also ...
4/5Very Good! (407 reviews)
"Very nice modern room with a full kitchen at a very reasonable price. I got the food plan and it was substandard - lots of rice for all meals and small portions of meat. But the price and location were great for quarrantine."

Reviewed on 22 May 2021

Y2 Residence Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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