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Reviewed on 9 Nov. 2020
Where to stay in Manila
4/5Very Good!(20 area reviews)
One of the most modern corners of Metro Manila, this sleek region of Muntinlupa City is known for its vast malls and stylish skyscrapers.
4/5Very Good!(34 area reviews)
Visit one of Metro Manila’s shining business districts to see the modern side of the Philippines. Join locals in its chic malls and entertainment venues.
3.5/5Good!(107 area reviews)
In the heart of Manila lies a compact district packed with museums, malls and parks, making it a sightseeing hub in the Filipino capital city.
3.5/5Good!(10 area reviews)
Explore one of the tourist centers of Manila in an oceanfront district lined with markets, museums and family-friendly attractions.
Travelers to Manila give high marks for the shopping, cathedral, and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this culturally-rich city can discover its Chinatown, live music, and entertainment choices. Top sights in the city include SM Mall of Asia, San Agustin Church, and Rizal Park.
- There are 803 hotels and other accommodations in Manila
- The closest major airport is in Manila (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl.) 10.4 from the city center
Sightseeing and Staying in Manila
Well known for its live music scene, the city's cultural venues include Dulaang Rajah Sulayman Theatre, Bahay Tsinoy, and Manila Metropolitan Theatre. Its cathedral and Chinatown are notable and landmarks include San Agustin Church, Almacenes Curtain Wall, and Old Congress Building. The picturesque setting of Rizal Park and Baywalk exemplify the city's natural beauty.
In Manila, you'll be able to select from 803 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:
- Raffles Makati - This 5-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and pool.
- Fairmont Makati, Manila - Our customers like the bar and proximity to the airport at this hotel. With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 3 restaurants, along with free WiFi.
- Citadines Millennium Ortigas Manila - This 4-star aparthotel in Ortigas Center features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.
Other favorite sights in Manila include SM Mall of Asia, Ayala Center, and Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Getting Around Manila
With so many transportation options, exploring all of Manila is a breeze. Take advantage of metro transit at Carriedo LRT Station, Central LRT Station, and Recto LRT Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Manila Tutuban Station, Manila Espana Station, or Manila Laong Laan Station.
Dressing for Manila
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 91°F and the nighttime average to be 69°F
- From April to June, temperatures average about 93°F during the day and 72°F at night
- July through September averages 89°F during the day and 74°F at night
- In October-December, the average temperature is 88°F during the day and 69°F at night
- About 81.02 inches of rain falls on Manila each year
- Hottest months are usually April and May with an average temperature of 92°F, while the coldest months are December and March with an average of 69°F
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