My Manila Hotel Tour: Mabuhay Palace

The fourth stop of our tour was the Mabuhay Palace. Experience luxury dining and immerse your taste buds in authentic Cantonese cuisine as you are given a peek of China through Mabuhay Palace’s Neo-Classical interiors. I love how the restaurant is filled with bright hues of red, orange and gold. But, what truly got my … Read moreMy Manila Hotel Tour: Mabuhay Palace

My Manila Hotel Tour: General Douglas MacArthur Suite

The third and probably the most awaited stop of our My Manila Hotel Tour is the MacArthur Suite. Once upon a time, after the Philippine Commonwealth became semi-independent, then President Manuel Quezon asked General Douglas MacArthur to supervise the creation of our very own army. Before the General accepted his duty as the Field Marshal, … Read moreMy Manila Hotel Tour: General Douglas MacArthur Suite

My Manila Hotel Tour: Honeymoon Suite

The second stop of our My Manila Hotel Tour is the Honeymoon Suite.┬áThere are only two honeymoon suites in hotel: Sunrise and Sunset Suites. Each loft-type suite has a huge bedroom, a luxurious bathroom with a walk-in closet, living and dining areas, and a romantic view of Manila Bay. The suite is perfect for couples … Read moreMy Manila Hotel Tour: Honeymoon Suite

My Manila Hotel Tour: The Champagne Room

The first stop of our My Manila Hotel Tour is the very elegant Manila Hotel Champagne Room. It is one of the two bullet-proof halls in the hotel; the other one being the Roma Salon. It actually wasn’t bullet-proof before. However, with the coup attempts, the hall was made bullet-proof to protect the guests, most … Read moreMy Manila Hotel Tour: The Champagne Room

My Manila Hotel Tour: An Introduction

In my entire life, I have only been to The Manila Hotel (at least from what I remember) once – and that was my cousin’s wedding, which also happened to be my 21st birthday. All I know about the hotel is that it housed Gen. MacArthur when he became the Military Advisor of the Philippine … Read moreMy Manila Hotel Tour: An Introduction