Paragon Tower Hotel

531 A Flores St., Ermita, Manila, National Capital Region, Luzon, Philippines | Hotel
Prices starting from $39.00

Travel Blogs from Manila

Another day in Manila....

A travel blog entry by brettandjulie


... I have to assume that the underpass just collects all the fumes from the vehicles.

The area that I live in is called Bontifacio Global Center or BGC. It's a wealthy area with many office buildings, malls, restaurants and parks. I see young professionals or even nanny’s walking dogs and babies. However, just a 20 minute drive and you can see shanty towns with stray dogs and ...

Philippines- Discovering one's heritage

A travel blog entry by breanne.corey


... landscapes on t-shirts sold to tourists. Darcy purchased one of these personalized shirts for 550ps ($14). With selection of the size shirt, colour, what landscape to be painted and requests of more personal touches, such as names in the painting, the shirt would be ready the next day. The drawers also have a large presence on the main strip. All of them would either draw caricatures or realistic images of people. One guy really stood out to us. His name is Alfredo Macapas A.K.A, ...

Experiencing "True Manila"

A travel blog entry by wanderlust_ed


... on to our first stop, which was in an area called San Andres. Here, people live in a tunnel under the main road and next to a polluted river. It gave new meaning to "Bridge and Tunnel Crowd". Electricity and water here are free because they somehow find a way to "jump" the circuits in order to have electricity. The tunnel I visited was about 100-150 meters long. I had to crouch just to walk through it. As soon as I walked ...

Manila Art District, Baclaran and Mall of Asia

A travel blog entry by asiancowboy18


... time and separate to do our own things. I check out a couple things but it is filled with many brand name stores that I can see in Vancouver, plus the costs are comparable to Canada. I check out the Colgate promo since there is a celebrity there. I have no clue who it is, then keep wandering around until I see a kick boxing event going on. The sun was starting to set so I head outside to watch the sunset into the ocean ...

Manila Bay and another sunset

A travel blog entry by stu900


... over Manila Bay and that is what I did before returning to the mall. After dark, on this particular Saturday evening, there was a very impressive firework display on the bay. I returned to the hotel by jeepney which was not easy as it is very difficult to find your stop when your back is to the window and you need to crouch right down and turn in a very overcrowded vehicle. My hotel would be on ...

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This hotel, located in the Ermita area of Manila, is near Rizal Park, San Agustin Church, La Mesa Eco Park, and Paco Park.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsParagon Tower Hotel Manila

    Reviewed by ksuter

    Cool Hotel

    Reviewed Feb 7, 2012
    by (5 reviews) Toronto , Canada Flag of Canada

    Comfortable, Secure, clean, good service, great hot water, cheap minibar. Central to the downtown sites like Luneta Park, Intramuros and Oceanview Park. Close to shopping at Robinson's Mall. Near the casino.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Paragon Tower Hotel Manila

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good