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Makati Shangri-La

Why We Love This Hotel :

Location: Based in the heart of Manila's shopping and business district, Makati, the Shangri-La offers guests a real taste of downtown Manila, with its exuberant nightlife, shopping and entertainment.

History: Part of Ayala Avenue, where the hotel is located, was once a runway for the Nielson Airport, until the airport was destroyed during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines. Nowadays, the road is known as the Wall Street of the Philippines.

Service: The hotel provides guests with a range of fabulous services, from 24-hour room service, to butler service in specialty suites, to complimentary shoe shine services.


A huge selection of health, leisure and activities await guests arriving at the Shangri-La, Manila. With the hotel’s truly elegant and luxurious spa, featuring an enticing array of treatments for body and mind, guests may also wish to indulge in the various aqua facilities in the hotel, with a choice of sauna, steam room, whirlpool, jacuzzi, as well as a main outdoor swimming pool.

Health Club

Fitness-conscious guests will enjoy the hotel’s well-equipped gym, featuring state-of-the-art cardio equipment, as well as weight training machines and free weights. The gym is open 24 hours a day for guests’ convenience. Personal trainers are on-hand for those who require one-on-one attention. Tennis enthusiasts will enjoy using the hotel’s well-appointed tennis courts.

Meetings and Events

Being located as it is in the heart of Manila’s Financial District, the Shangri-La, Manila, has gone to great lengths to ensure its business travelers are always satisfied with its business and meeting-related provisions. It features the largest ballroom in the area, making it ideal for elaborate events, while all of its conference and function rooms offer the best in conference and meeting equipment.


The hotel’s stunning outdoor is an ideal place for guests to relax and let their worries evaporate with the pool water. Guests can sit back in one of the many plush sun loungers that surround the pool for ultimate comfort.


This oasis in the heart of the city invites guests to experience the ancient art of Hilot, or Filipino healing. The spa features a long list of treatments that incorporate Hilot, which is meant to relax the mind, body, and spirit.


With four dining restaurants plus, plus four lounges and cafes, guests can truly enjoy the culinary delights of the Shangri-La with a host of different cuisines and settings to delight and inspire the palate. The hotels serves up everything from Chinese, to Japanese, as well as international favourites, the freshest cuts of steak, plus two patisseries where guests may truly indulge.

Circles Event Cafe

This is where delicious dining and entertainment meet. Circles Event Cafe’s open-theatre kitchens are engaging, with chefs cooking up everything from cold appetizers to succulent seafood, and cuisines ranging from the West to the East.


This trendy venue is a place to see and be seen, with live entertainment, a dance floor, al fresco dining, and a tempting list of cocktails. 


Inagiku serves up fine Japanese dining in a modern, elegant setting. The restaurant offers a sushi bar, a teppanyaki counter, as well as private tatami rooms.

Lobby Lounge

This elegant lounge is an ideal lunch or coffee spot, where patrons are serenaded by a grand piano or even a 14-piece orchestra in the afternoons, amidst lovely views of lush gardens and cascading waterfalls on the hotel’s grounds.

Pool Bar

Drink and dine poolside at the Shangri-La’s relaxed pool bar, featuring casual dining and delectably fresh drinks.


This sophisticated, yet unpretentious, all-day dining restaurant, serves up an exciting variety of meats, vegetables, seafoods, and more. A list of premium wines has been hand-selected to accompany each dish.

Shang Palace

The Shangri-La’s famous Shang Palace serves up world-renowned Cantonese cuisine in a stylish, elegant atmosphere. Those looking for a more intimate dining experience will enjoy the 11 private dining rooms available here.

Sinfully Circles

This bakery is home to some of the most tastiest creations around, from cakes, to pastries, to fresh breads, and chocolates.



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