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Roxas Boulevard CCP Complex, Manila, Luzon 1300 Philippines
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Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is an iconic 5-star luxury resort nestled in an expansive tropical setting. Renowned for its magnificent contrast of captivating sunsets and the sparkling waters of Manila Bay, the hotel attracts international and local travelers alike with its signature Filipino brand of hospitality and the French joie de vivre reflected in its service rituals; from entertainment, food and wine offerings. Nestled adjacent to the historic Cultural Center of the Philippines, Sofitel Philippine Plaza boasts of a location within the city beat and the refreshing tranquillity of the bay. It stands 15 minutes away from the international and domestic airports and approximately 30 minutes away from Makati City, the central business and commercial district of thriving shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Spiral is the hotel's most interactive restaurant in the Asia Pacific Region, featuring 21 ateliers of the world's best cuisine in one magnificent destination. Other than Spiral, Sofitel Philippine Plaza also has other restaurants and bars including Le Bar, a bistro, patisserie and library in one destination, La Veranda, a Parisian-style bar with an indoor lounge that stretches to an outdoor terrace, Snaps Sports Bar, a sleek and modern bar for sports enthusiasts, and the Sunset Bar, the idyllic blend of a picturesque outdoor dining venue. The first of its kind in Asia, the Vietura Aesthetic Lifestyle features anti-aging, detox and weight management along with a comprehensive services menu of holistic, personalized beauty and wellness programs. It combines non-invasive aesthetic procedures, integrative medicine and lifestyle coaching tailored to fit the individual's needs.
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Property amenities
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Mini golf
Billiards
Kids stay free
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Board games / puzzles
Babysitting
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Executive lounge access
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Infirmary
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bidet
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Walk-in shower
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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black7rabbit wrote a review Today
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The bartenders at the pool bar- Paul and Justin are the best. They provided the best service and cocktails. Their kindness made the trip more special. Regarding the room we stayed, there were some issues (we transferred our room 3 times) but today I only want to give a compliment just for Paul and Justin.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jeffrey P wrote a review Jun 2022
Lithgow, Australia61 contributions4 helpful votes
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Recently stayed at the Sofitel Manila and enjoyed it immensely. Upgraded to a suite due to accor status and it was huge and spacious. Breakfast was buffet with plenty of variety and be early on weekends. Eating venues are very busy Fri, Sat,Sun, so book a table if eating. Accor Club lounge runs from 2 til 7pm and your well looked after by Friliene and Anthony. Snaps Sports Bar is another must visit. Really nice food, well priced drinks and great service by Paul, JP and the others. Pool and surrounds are beautiful. Top of the list is the 6 star Filipino customer service. The best ever. A wonderful place to stay and Accor discounts apply for dining and drinks.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Change your money early in day. Install Grab on your phone. Visit singing cooks. Have to visit...
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momSydney wrote a review 26 Jan
sydney130 contributions63 helpful votes
Our hotel room is outdated. The beds are not as comfy as they should be and the bathroom is also old. As an accor member, I did not receive a welcome drinks voucher. Long que on the check in line and front desk staff does not seem to be apologetic or trying to do their best to remedy the problem. The only saving grace about our stay is the breakfast buffet. A lot of choices and the attentive staff on the restaurant floor. They advertised themselves to be 5 star but is far from being one. A 3 or 4 star hotel has done a better job than sofitel. I am still waiting for the holding fee on my card to be returned. I have checked out on Jan 7 and to date, the fee has not been cancelled. Sent an email to their front desk 20 January and I have not received a response from them.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Achell M wrote a review 26 Jan
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Last Tuesday I checked in to celebrate my birthday the following day. I made the right choice since it was a worry free staycation. I highly commend the following staffs Accor FO--Fragile & Sharm Room attendants-Adrian Sumido & Chin Sunset bar--Carlo (so attentive) Le Spa--Jamie Le Bar--Joymee & Thea Spiral--Jhurie, Dani Ann & Lynamel And a staff named Ian who gave complimentary fruits.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Room Tip: The pool side is a bit dismay because of the ongoing reclamation.
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deecee03 wrote a review 24 Jan
Pasig, Philippines1 contribution
Hotel room looks very old already with lots of ants. Bathroom drain is weird, water doesn't go down the drain. The view? Dont bother its not the same view a what they are promoting. Free water? Dont think about it. They will only give you 2 water bottle and if you consumed it already they will ask you to pay 120/bottle. Staff were very nice and accommodating. But we will never stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Annaliz99 wrote a review 23 Jan
Budapest, Hungary62 contributions59 helpful votes
As an Accor le club member I try to stay in chain hotels all over the world, to get the quality standards and enjoy benefits. Here we were not offered welcome drinks and we were not greeted as members at all. A room upgrade was offered, however the one received was very much outdated, opposite to the kitchen of the higher level lounge - being noisy and the food smell came in. Hotel staff was average not outstandingly polite or helpful. The only amazing part is the breakfast which is fantastic, huge range of international choices and beautifully presented. As per Accor standards this hotel is far from being a 5 star one.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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K V wrote a review 22 Jan
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The food and the service were great except for an unwelcoming and discriminatory staff. This affected the whole experience of my family dining in at Sofitel. I have stayed and dined in this hotel several times but this was the first time that I could say they made me think of not returning again. Around 16:30, we parked at the South Parking, thus, entered the hotel from that side. My family and I, along with our two small/medium-bred dogs, were waiting in queue to enter the hotel premises while the security on duty was checking the vaccination card of other guests. When it was our turn for the security and vaccination card check, this security staff, while checking on my vaccination card, became indifferent and showed unwelcoming behavior toward our group. She mentioned (non-verbatim) in an invidious manner “Bawal yang mga aso na yan sa Spiral”, pertaining to my dogs, after I have told her and the other security that I made a reservation in Sunset Bar. I told her that we were not headed to Spiral but Sunset bar and that I have already confirmed with the hotel staff that I will be bringing my dogs with us. While the other security signaled “okay”, she responded with an eye roll and raised eyebrows. To make the situation worse and awkward, while checking the bags of my siblings, she told my siblings in an irritable, discriminatory tone (non-verbatim, but main essence) “Dapat kasi dun yang mga aso na yan e, dun dun kayo” while shooing my dogs away and directing my siblings where to enter. It is unfortunate that my family and my dogs had to experience such an uncomfortable situation to enter a hotel that claims to be pet-friendly. I initially thought of bringing my dogs to this hotel so I can spend time my day off with them and with my family while enjoying the view and food. But little did I know that before such enjoyment, we have to face a discriminatory and perverse security staff, an attitude contrary to the hotel’s advertisement “Everyone’s welcome at Sofitel–even your beloved dogs and cats! x x x.”
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Room Tip: Not a good view coz of the ongoing reclamation
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Carina Y wrote a review 22 Jan
We had a an excellent ding experience at Soiral sofitel, jan 23, 2023 bfast. I would specifically commend the following: Pia Bondoc, Erwin Mendoza, Joshua Lajom Kristine Rivera. They were all very accommodating, very friendly and attentive. They are always smiling which makes them very approachable.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Kumon M wrote a review 22 Jan
Excellent service from Pia Bondoc, Erwin Mendoza, Joshua Lajom and , Kristin Rivera . They are very attentive and with smile on their faces while serving. Our breakfast experience in Spiral became pleasant and rwcommendable. Keep up the good work.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Jessica B wrote a review 22 Jan
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I'll start with the Cons. - Views. Like others have said in reviews, the view isn't a Manila Bay view anymore with industrial works taking place to reclaim land, which i'm sure Sofitel can not do anything about but you don't find this out before checking in and seeing it yourself. - Club Millesime, if you are a family wanting to use this club then dont bother. Children are not allowed. Also, you are not allowed to take food or drink out of there so we couldnt even order a drink and then take it with us to finish on our way to our room. - The Pool area. Our daughter was rejected to go on the kids slides as she was under a certain height (she is a short child). This frustrated us a lot as she is a confident swimmer and could not go on the slide because of being smaller. We then asked if my husband could accompany her down the slide and that was also a no. She was however allowed on the smaller kids slide, but then adults weren't stopped going on this one when its super shallow at the end and can hurt something? My husband also was told off when walking in the pool with our daughter on his shoulders. I understand the safety concerns if children were on the shoulders of other children but they were clearly not doing anything silly and she was with her responsible parent. - Service. Multiple times when ordering something to our rooms we had to wait a substantial amount of time. Also, had to call housekeeping back every day as they would forget to refill coffee pods. - Room. We upgraded to a suite room and we really struggled with the lighting in room 1142. It has very dim lights and it is so hard to see or do anything in the room with the lack of light. We had maintenance come and check to see if the lights could be made brighter or anything but were told that's just how the room is meant to be. Others may like the mood lighting but we really did not enjoy that part of the room at all. We had to set up an extra plug in spotlight that housekeeping found so that my husband could shave in the bathroom. Alcohol Choice - My husband is a Bourbon lover and was disgusted to find they only had Jack Daniels. Not even a choice of Makers Mark or similiar/above. Now for the Pros. -Staff. The main Pro for us was the staff! Every single staff member you walk past or interact with goes out of their way to say hello to you. They really make your stay that much more enjoyable. We especially would like to mention a few certain staff. -- Matt and Cannon from Concierge, these gentlemen went above and beyond to cater to our every request, nothing was ever too hard and they were very very helpful. - CJ from the Lobby, it was so lovely to have this lady help us in whatever way she could! She was always just a phone call away for any questions of queries we had. - Carisa the in-house Nanny, we hired Carisa for 1.5 days and let me tell you, these were the best 2 days of our trip. It was so helpful having Carisa there to watch our little ones so that we could enjoy ourselves without having to run after the toddler. The children both loved her. Especially our 4 year old., We asked Carisa if she would like to take our 4 year old to the Mall of Asia to go to Kidzoona for some fun while we rested, which im 100% sure was the highlight of our daughters trip! We received photo and video updates from Carisa while they were gone and showed us all of the fun things they got up to while they were there. We were super happy with Carisa and will 100% be requesting her next time we come back. - Spiral Restaurant. I had heard great things about the breakfast buffet before arriving in the Philippines and it lived up to our expectations! The variety is insane, so many different things to try. We then dined here for dinner on our last night and were blown away even more. Neither myself or my husband have ever seen a better buffet.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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US$116 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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PhilippinesLuzonMetro ManilaManila
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Which popular attractions are close to Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila?
Nearby attractions include Star City (0.7 km), Metropolitan Museum of Art (1.2 km), and Philippine International Convention Center (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila?
Conveniently located restaurants include Le Bar, The Singing Cooks & Waiters, and Spiral.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila have airport transportation?
Yes, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.