Manila | The Peninsula

Summary

It is certainly true that The Peninsula Manila offers the perfect base from which to explore the cultural wonders of the Philippines’ economic and political capital- and yet, this hotel is much more than an accommodation option. Instead, it has become one of Manila’s landmarks in its own right, achieving almost legendary status amongst visitors and discerning locals- both for its iconic colonial architecture, and for its famous cuisine. Here, quality service and exceptional amenities are offered as standard, whilst The Lobby at The Peninsula Manila acts as the jewel in the hotel’s crown. Classy and sophisticated, The Lobby is the capital’s only 24 hour dining venue, and over the years it has become the foundation of this hotel’s grand reputation. 

Highlights

  • Soak in the unforgettable atmosphere of The Lobby at The Peninsula Manila
  • Treat yourself to an award-winning treatment at The Peninsula Spa
  • Discover the city’s fascinating past with one of the Peninsula Academy’s cultural tours
  • Tour the city in the hotel’s traditional Jeepney, an icon of Filipino culture

Location

Manila, Philippines

Best time to go

The best time to visit Manila is from December to April, when the weather is at its driest and temperatures are hot without being unbearably humid. 

Our thoughts

The Peninsula Manila reflects the grandeur of the capital’s past whilst simultaneously providing the comfort and convenience of thoroughly modern amenities. Attention-to-detail is a key feature of this hotel, whilst the sheer variety of its dining and accommodation options ensures that guests are continually spoiled for choice. 


  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Swimming pool
  • Bar
  • Choice of restaurants
  • Corporate and events facilities
  • 24 hour service
  • Fleet of specially customised sedans available for transfer
  • Bespoke Peninsula jeepney
  • Peninsula Academy programme of tours, activities and classes

Escolta

Featuring sprawling buffet spreads at breakfast, lunch and dinner, Escolta is renowned for the quality and variety of its international cuisine. Offering everything from fresh pasta to hand-rolled sushi, this restaurant also highlights the region’s fresh produce in its speciality Filipino dishes.

Spices

Inspired by traditional Balinese decor and boasting floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the hotel pool and gardens, Spices offers authentic cuisine from around South East Asia. 

The Lobby

As the highlight of The Peninsula Manila, The Lobby is a favoured meeting place for guests and local residents alike. Perhaps the most famous item on this restaurant’s menu is the award-winning Halo-Halo Harana dessert- something that guests can sample around the clock thanks to The Lobby’s 24 hour service.

Old Manila

The chosen haunt of discerning gastronomers, Old Manila has a reputation as one of the city’s most elegant and romantic dinner venues. Here, exquisite cuisine is served against a backdrop of stunning artwork commissioned from well-known contemporary Filipino artists.

Salon de Ning

This glamorous nightclub features Art Deco interiors, its own signature champagne, and a menu of uniquely created cocktails. Evoking the decadence of 1930s Shanghai, the club offers four individually themed private rooms, ranging from the silver-strewn Zeppelin room to a boudoir decorated solely with shoes. Salon de Ning is strictly for adults only, and is open for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday each week.

The Bar

Also exclusive to the hotel’s adult guests, The Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a well-deserved drink after a busy day in the city. Open from 3:00pm to 2:00am daily, The Bar offers an ambience reminiscent of Cuba’s Old Havana.

Pool Snack Bar

Surrounded by a lush tropical landscaped garden, The Peninsula Manila’s pool provides an oasis of calm and serenity. Situated next to the pool’s azure waters, The Pool Snack Bar features light bites and refreshing cocktails that can be served directly to your sunlounger.

The Peninsula Boutique

Setting the bar for Manila’s bakeries, The Peninsula Boutique offers fresh breads, decadent cakes and pastries, and delicious sandwiches. This quaint boutique also doubles as a store, from which guests can purchase the perfect souvenir in the form of the hotel’s signature homemade chocolates or specially created wines.

Each of The Peninsula Manila’s spacious rooms and suites feature timeless Filipino design elements complimented by all the modern amenities and state-of-the-art technology required for a truly blissful stay. Guests that stay in one of the Peninsula Suites are also entitled to the exclusive services and facilities of The Club, including round-trip limousine airport transfers, complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails in The Club Lounge, and a host of convenient business services.

Superior Rooms

Featuring 38 square metres of space, these city view rooms feature all of The Peninsula Manila’s high-tech amenities, as well as an en-suite marble bathroom that comes complete with a separate shower and bathtub.

Superior Garden Rooms

Similar in size and layout to the Superior Rooms, these beautifully appointed bedrooms additionally offer expansive views of the hotel’s lush, landscaped garden.

Deluxe Rooms

Perfect for business travellers or small families, these rooms cover 41 square metres of space and offer either a king-sized bed or two twins. Each one features large picture windows that overlook the surrounding city, and as such are both spacious and bright.

Deluxe Garden Rooms

Identical in size and layout to the Deluxe Rooms, these rooms alternatively offer serene views of the hotel gardens.

Grand Deluxe Rooms

At 46 square metres, these are the largest of The Peninsula Manila’s guest rooms. Each one occupies a corner location and consequently features windows on two sides, adding to the room’s generous sense of space.

Club Deluxe Rooms

Covering 42 square metres of space, these rooms are specifically designed with the business traveller in mind and are exclusively available for adults. Each one offers complimentary access to The Club facilities, including meeting rooms, dedicated computer stations and free laptop use.

Premier Suites

Each of these extensive 86 square metre suites boasts a spacious separate living area in addition to the sumptuous master bedroom. The Premier Suites also have access to The Club facilities, and feature impressive city or garden views.

Executive Suites

Offering the ultimate in elegant urban living, these suites can be configured to include one or two bedrooms depending upon guest requirements. On their own, the Executive Suites cover an impressive 94 square metres of space; to facilitate larger groups or families, they can also be connected to Deluxe Suites.

Deluxe Suites

Boasting 118 square metres of space, these luxurious suites feature a master bedroom, a decadent en-suite bathroom complete with its own dressing and vanity area, and a dining area that can comfortably seat four. Each one has large picture windows on two sides, affording beautiful city views and wonderfully light interiors.

The Peninsula Suite

Covering a staggering 280 square metres of space, the magnificent Peninsula Suite is  palatial, opulent, featuring hand-painted murals, a marble-floored foyer, and sleek wood panelling. In addition to a sprawling lounge and luxury en-suite bedrooms, the Peninsula Suite offers the services of a resident butler around the clock, and exclusive catering via its own pantry.

  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Cultural tours
  • Craft and cooking classes
  • Peninsula Academy bespoke experiences

Children are more than welcome at The Peninsula Manila, where extra beds can be added to most rooms upon request. In addition, the hotel offers Filipino craft and cooking classes designed specifically for younger guests, providing ample entertainment for children of all ages. 


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