There was an authenticity to the type of experience set up for us that made every city we visited special and gave us countless moments we will never forget.
Jessika and David, Los Angeles

The Peninsula Manila

Why We Love This Hotel :

Location: The Peninsula Manila is the most centrally located five-star hotel in Manila.

Dining: Eight world-class dining and drinking options including a modern French restaurant, a restaurant serving exotic Asian fare, a 1930s Shanghai mansion style bar and an magnificent lobby lounge.

Health and Fitness: The Peninsula Manila boasts a host of luxury well-being facilities including a spa, swimming pool, gym, steam and sauna rooms. 


The Peninsula Manila has a range of first-rate facilities from an outdoor pool, state of the art gym to a spa, sauna and steam room.

Fitness Center

The hotel’s fitness center offers a large workout space overlooking the pool. Each machine in the gym has a personal TV monitor and headphones. The gym is well air-conditioned and has separate male and female changing rooms, saunas and steam rooms. 


The world-class luxury spa at the Peninsula Manila boasts a steam room, sauna, private treatment rooms and pool. The spa is located within pretty terraced gardens and inside provides a welcoming atmosphere with heavenly aromas and soft lighting.  Guests may choose a Swedish or Shiatsu massage designed to relax and unwind muscles, aromatherapy massages are another popular treatment. The therapists in the spa are all professionally trained and ensure guest’s privacy and modesty. 

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool provides an enticing retreat after a day in lively Manila city. The large pool is surrounded by day beds for sun bathing and reading. The pool is fringed with tall palm trees creating shade to enjoy a cocktail or snack from the poolside bar. 


Eight world-class dining and drinking options including a modern French restaurant, a restaurant serving exotic Asian fare, a 1930s Shanghai mansion style bar and a magnificent lobby lounge.


Escolta features an open plan kitchen for a dramatic dining experience. Diners may browse the different live-action stations including freshly baked breads, hand-rolled sushi, freshly cooked pasta, on the spot stir-fried Chinese noodles and a spectacular desserts display. Escolta also allows guests the chance to sample authentic Filipino dishes made with fresh in season ingredients. 

Old Manila

Accented in Art Deco-inspired geometric patterns in gray, cream and black, and complemented by large-scale photographs by Filipino-Spanish photographer Francisco Guerrero, the contemporary interiors are the perfect foil to the unmatched award-winning French cuisine of The Peninsula Manila’s signature restaurant. It can accommodate 80 guests, with a private dining room that can sit 24.

Salon De Ning

Unwind in style at Salon De Ning, redolent of a glamorous 1930s Shanghai boudoir. Sip on the bar’s signature rose champaign whilst admiring the unusual bibelots that adorned the themed rooms.


Savor the exotic aromas and flavors of Asian cuisine at Spices. The menu at Spices contains an array of dishes from the Asia pacific including Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino and Malaysian cuisine.

The Lobby

The high-ceiling and grand Lobby offers the perfect meeting palace. Guests may try a signature cocktail whilst enjoying live music, or have Afternoon Tea with fresh cakes and savories.



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