The Fairmont, Manila, Philippines
The Fairmont is extremely well run and offers excellent levels of service. Its location means that guests have easy access to nearby attractions, such as the Ayala Museum, and it even has its own underground walkway connecting it to the nearest shopping mall.
Inside, guests can enjoy facilities such as the 1,200 square metre Willow Stream spa, which features five treatment rooms, hair and nail salons, a mineral pool and outdoor swimming pool. There is a also a state-of-the-art fitness centre looking out over the Makati cityscape. Dining options are plentiful and varied, with delicious Filipino cuisine combining Malay, Asian and Spanish influences served in all-day dining restaurant, Spectrum. For pastries and light snacks, head to Cafe Macaron, while Writers Bar, which is styled as a library, offers delightful afternoon tea and The Long Bar is the place to go for refreshing signature cocktails.
Accommodation comprises of 280 guest rooms, each offering views of the bustling city and/or the pleasant pool area from floor-to-ceiling windows. Basking in a sophisticated yet traditional Filipino style, the rooms are a spacious 40 square metres and feature marble en suite bathrooms with walk-in rain showers and deep soak bath tubs. For the utmost comfort and convenience, modern amenities include digital climate control air conditioning, large flat screen cable TVs, in-room safes, tea and coffee making facilities and mini bars.
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