Makati

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Makati featuring modern architecture and street scenes

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.

OYO 737 Arzo Hotel Makati
OYO 737 Arzo Hotel Makati
2 out of 5
Lorenzo Building, 1086 Rodriguez st,, Bangkal, Makati, Manila
The price is P1,058 per night from 6 Dec to 6 Dec
Located in Bangkal, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Fort Bonifacio, SM Mall of Asia, and Manila Bay. Makati Medical Center and Resorts World Manila are also ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
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Reviewed on Nov 6, 2021

OYO 737 Arzo Hotel Makati
Dusit Thani Manila
Dusit Thani Manila
5 out of 5
Arnaiz Ave, Ayala Center, Makati, Manila
The price is P4,550 per night from 9 Dec to 9 Dec
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 ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (986 reviews)
"Great to stay! Friendly staff"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2021

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The Peninsula Manila
The Peninsula Manila
5 out of 5
Corner Of Ayala And Makati Avenues, Makati, Manila
The price is P5,135 per night from 1 Jan to 1 Jan
This family-friendly Makati hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Greenbelt Shopping Mall and Ayala Center. Makati Medical Center and ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (999 reviews)
"Excellent choice for a weekend stay"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

The Peninsula Manila
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Somerset Olympia Makati
Somerset Olympia Makati
4 out of 5
No 7912 Makati Avenue, Makati, Manila
The price is P4,000 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
This family-friendly Makati aparthotel is located in the business district, within a 10-minute walk of Ayala Center, Greenbelt Shopping Mall, and Glorietta Mall. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (275 reviews)
"Might want to update the curtains. The beroom ones did not want to go back up. The staff was amazing with our dog since they had to walk him because our quarantine."

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Somerset Olympia Makati
Makati Diamond Residences
Makati Diamond Residences
5 out of 5
118 Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, Manila
The price is P6,435 per night from 31 Dec to 31 Dec
Located in Legazpi Village, this luxury aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Greenbelt Shopping Mall and Legazpi Active Park. Ayala Center and Fort Bonifacio ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,154 reviews)
"the shower needs a door because the water runs into the bathroom floor."

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2021

Makati Diamond Residences
Ascott Makati
Ascott Makati
5 out of 5
Glorietta 4, Ayala Centre, Makati, Manila
The price is P7,700 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
This family-friendly Makati aparthotel is located in the business district, just steps from Glorietta Mall and SM Makati. Makati Medical Center and St Luke's ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (714 reviews)
"The staff was very responsive and quick to assist on some minor problems."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Ascott Makati
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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