One of the newest five-stars in the city, this urban sanctuary is nestled in the heart of the central business district of Makati City, part of the Philippine capital, Manila. Perfect for business and leisure travellers alike, this upmarket address gives you easy access to places like the Philippine Stock Exchange, Ayala Museum and Greenbelt – the city’s most stylish shopping area.
Spread across 1,200 sq m, Willow Stream Spa includes a range of soothing spaces and luxuriating treatments. Treat yourself to a day here and you can stretch out and unwind in the Great Room; breathe in the calming air of the eucalyptus steam room; and replenish yourself in one of the spa suites. You’ll also find a hair salon, well-equipped nail studio and a mineral pool, as well as a gym with the latest training gear to keep you at the peak of fitness on your trip.
Conceived by a renowned interior design team, the rooms and suites offer a low-key palette of warm, dark woods, cream and gold, which lend an air of understated luxury. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows provide a vista over the bustling city, while plush bedding and elegant marble bathrooms with separate rainforest showers and Le Labo products ensure a serene stay. Interactive flatscreen TVs, spacious work desks and handy cable utility sets mean getting connected is easy whether for work or sitting back to watch the latest movie.
Being located in such a vibrant area means no shortage of options for going out. The hotel’s expert concierge will be able to arrange shows and tickets, together with tailor-made sightseeing tours. If you fancy exploring on your own, check out the plethora of shopping malls nearby, including Greenbelt and Rockwell Centre; some of the tallest buildings in the Philippines, including PBCom Tower and GT International Tower; and Manila’s wide range of museums and art galleries. At the hotel, don’t miss a dip in the fourth-floor outdoor pool with its superb sun terrace.
The chic surrounds of Spectrum restaurant are the backdrop for a range of cuisines from around the globe, with à la carte and buffet menus available. The busy open kitchens allow you to watch the chefs at work, creating everything from Chinese to Middle Eastern and local Philippine dishes. A sommelier is on hand too, to help you choose just the right wine. Or you may just fancy a light snack, with indulgent patisseries taking centre stage at Café Macaron. A cappuccino and a mango macaron is the perfect afternoon pick-me-up.
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