Makati

Travel Guide
Makati featuring street scenes and modern architecture
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 Centre. 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 Centre.

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.

Where to stay in Makati

City Garden GRAND Hotel
City Garden GRAND Hotel
5 out of 5
8008 Makati Avenue corner, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati, Manila, 1200
Fully refundable
The price is ₹5,094 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
₹5,094
per night
1 Feb - 2 Feb
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Makati. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,031 reviews)
"Nice place Nice rooftop Bar and restaurant"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2023

City Garden GRAND Hotel
Dusit Thani Manila
Dusit Thani Manila
5 out of 5
Arnaiz Ave, Ayala Center, Makati, Manila, 1223
The price is ₹9,714 per night from 27 Feb to 28 Feb
₹9,714
per night
27 Feb - 28 Feb
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Makati. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,093 reviews)
"Close to shopping centre"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2023

Dusit Thani Manila
New World Makati Hotel
New World Makati Hotel
5 out of 5
Esperanza Street corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati, Manila, 1228
The price is ₹10,416 per night from 18 Feb to 19 Feb
₹10,416
per night
18 Feb - 19 Feb
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Makati. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,021 reviews)
"Great hotel and excellent staff throughout. Many thanks to Agnes and Wilson for their superior service"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2023

New World Makati 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.
The Gramercy Residences Makati Manila
The Gramercy Residences Makati Manila
4 out of 5
Salamanca, Makati, NCR, 1210
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Makati. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 indoor pools and on-site parking. Popular attractions SM Mall of Asia and Newport World Resorts ...
3.6/5 Good! (5 reviews)
"Great area and shopping mall next door. Great view of New Year’s Eve ! Friendly doormen and bell boys. We were taken great care by property manager Jenny."

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2023

The Gramercy Residences Makati Manila
Seda Residences Makati
Seda Residences Makati
4 out of 5
Ayala Ave corner Amorsolo and Salcedo St, Legazpi Village, Makati, 1229
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Makati. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a children's pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (72 reviews)
"We had a wonderful stay. Room was clean, bed was comfy, and we enjoyed having the kitchenette. Staff were friendly and helpful. The one thing that could be done better on our end was that the bathroom sink and showers could be cleaned better (grime on the undersides)."

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2022

Seda Residences Makati
Valero Grand Suites by Swiss-Belhotel Makati
Valero Grand Suites by Swiss-Belhotel Makati
4 out of 5
152 Valero Street, Salcedo Villlage, Makati, 1227
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Makati. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
3.8/5 Good! (87 reviews)
"I liked the location of the hotel, was about a 20 min walk to multiple shopping malls with grocery stores, and also a medical clinic. There was a bakery and fast food places across the street. The only things I didn't like were there that there were always a few nats flying around the hotel, and ..."

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2023

Valero Grand Suites by Swiss-Belhotel 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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