St Giles Hotel
Travel Blogs from Makati
... nany bebe. We decided that this afternoon we would take the children to the zoo. It was great fun on the bus. All of us squished up. Good job it wasn't far away. We paired off with children. So had two and others had one. My little girl Kekai chose me. She seems to be the one I spend most time with. She is the same age as steven. She dragged me by the arm from cage to cage trying to tell me the English word for things. she is so ...
... not as bad as India. The hotel was not in the best part of town but near to the sights. Lots of beggars and poor people around, we were warned by the doorman, tourist information, passengers in the jeepneyes even an European tourist to be careful of pickpockets. The rest of Philli does not have this problem. Manila is not a memorable city but a stepping stone for the rest of the country. From Manila we took a bus and Banka ( outrigger boat) to ...
We arrived in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday August 7 only to be met by heavy rains instead of the beautiful Manila sunrise. My brother met my Mom and I at the airport and he reported that a lot of roads leading to the airport were impassable due to flooding. He was lucky to be able to get a taxi.There was a Hotel reservations desk at the airport so we decided to stay at a hotel ...
... Field far out from the center of town. The bus journey took 90 minutes or so. As soon as we got off, a cab driver was very eager so we got in his cab and off we went to Makati and our hotel. He was very chatty and offered all sorts of services for our stay in Manila including tours, return trip to Clark field, etc. Very nice, but a little pushy which always makes me a little suspicious. Regardless, ...
... a friend. We went by taxi, as I was too weary to walk, but the resurgence of more fever spikes meant I had to dive in McD's for cold Cokes. Sadly, having walked around the area, we found it to be a complete dump! We kept thinking we'd missed the main area, but we hadn't at all. It was just somewhere to leave very quickly! A second attempt to see something interesting was also thwarted, after asking a taxi driver to take us to the renowned Chinese Cemetery in ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center