Makati City hotels

Makati City is one of the busiest business districts in the country where people hustle as early as 5 in the morning – but at night, it’s also known to be a dining and nightlife hub.

If you need a place to stay in Makati when visiting for work or simply for a city staycay, here are some Makati City hotels that’ll surely be your second home whatever your purpose.

1. Capital O 468 Element Boutique Hotel – in the heart of Poblacion

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Conveniently located on Guerrero Street in Poblacion, Capital O 468 Element Boutique Hotel is a haven for those looking for a place to crash in between cafe- and bar-hopping jaunts.

The Bistro by Element, its in-house restaurant helmed by French chef Julien, offers gourmet French and Mediterranean-themed dishes – from filet mignon to hanging tender steak from P880 (~USD15.69) per entree.

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Deluxe Double room, 11 sqm (left) and Penthouse room, 16 sqm (right).
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Nearby Makati Avenue will also make your trip to the CBD a 20-minute straight shot on foot. To get necessities and to refuel, Century City Mall is just 5 minutes’ walk away, and plenty of local eats including several Korean restaurants are within a minute’s walk.

Rooms start at: P2,813 (~USD50.12) per night
Address: 4950 Guerrero St. Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Contact: 967 442 1388
Capital O 468 Element Boutique Hotel’s website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Hotel Durban – cosmopolitan eats in a gallery-themed hotel

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Boasting a rooftop lounge, in-house Italian restaurant Farfalla, Empire Bakery and Deli serving New York-style Jewish pastries, and an in-house bar, Hotel Durban also has a lobby that resembles an art gallery.

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The hotel’s restaurant and a single room.
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Though this place is artistic, it doesn’t lack functionality. For those with mobility needs, rest assured that the rooms are all accessible by elevator and advance low floor room requests are welcome.

Rooms all have a mini-fridge and phones with unlimited local calls, hot and cold water baths, Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning. Extra mattresses are available at a fee for children as well.

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Rooms start at: P2,372 (~USD62.11) per night
Address: 4875 Durban Street, 1210 Makati
Contact: 28971867
Hotel Durban’s website | Facebook | Instagram

3. The Clipper House Makati – art deco design with 1930s vibes

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The Clipper House Makati resembles a movie set in a California art deco building. It’s located at the heart of Poblacion, a famous food and bar crawl spot with bars and restaurants, and also 7 minutes from the Power Plant Mall in Rockwell Center with cafes, al fresco restaurants, a supermarket, and cinemas – convenient if you have gifts to buy or a crew to entertain on your trip.

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Choose from various room sizes that all sleep two. Do ask for a lower floor if you prefer easier accessibility as upper floors are stairs-only. Long stays from 28 nights, including utilities, a microwave, kettle, water, mini-fridge, and desk are available upon request – perfect for travelers to the city who can’t commit to a regular rent period.

Rooms start at: P1,900 (~USD33.80) per night
Address: 5766 Ebro Street corner Mercedes, P. Burgos, Poblacion, Makati, 1210 Manila
Contact: 967 380 6734
The Clipper House’s website | Facebook | Instagram

 4. Artemis Place Makati – a quieter stay good for wedding entourages

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If you’re planning a wedding or family gathering, Artemis Place Makati offers big spaces complete with suites with kitchens and dining areas, living rooms, and spacious bedrooms to host a large crew. Its largest penthouse suite sleeps 2 but can take many visitors, being 90 square meters with a balcony, dining area, kitchenette, and living room space.

Or if you just need a cozy staycay, the smallest studios house two, with a fridge, kettle, coffee, and Wi-Fi to make a comfortable base in the city. As it’s located at Filmore Street, a slow-paced residential neighborhood, you won’t be jostling with crowds either.

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The penthouse suite.
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You’ll not just be near major business buildngs, but within easy reach of Cash & Carry Mall & Supermarket Makati on the same road so missing toiletries or essential items won’t faze you. After a day out in the city, head to nearby New Lasema Spa Jjimjilbang to unwind or to any of the nearby restaurants a short ride away.

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Rooms start at: P2,295 (~USD40.91) per night
Address: 5065 Filmore cor Enrique St., Palanan, Makati City
Contact: (02) 8967 1268
Artemis Place Makati’s website | Facebook | Instagram

5. Seda Residences Makati – serviced apartments with everything you need

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If you’re staycationing at Makati City hotels, all the better to have more amenities at your doorstep. Seda Residences Makati offers 4th-floor pool and gym access, free WiFi, and a parking slot for each room so you won’t have to scramble for these holiday necessities.

Though these are technically serviced apartments ranging from studio to 2-bedroom apartment sizes, you’ll still get hospitality extras such as a kids’ playroom, a common lounge with a small business center area with computer terminals (unavailable till further notice), and room service.

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Rooms all have an all-purpose table, sofa, kitchenette with a cooktop, rice cooker, kettle, microwave, and fridge, a TV and ironing board – so you can cook and eat as if it were your own home. For anything you may need, you’ll be right beside Ayala North Exchange Mall with Watsons and Miniso being their highlights, and 10 minutes from modern Greenbelt Mall.

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The 31 sqm Studio Deluxe.
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Invite your friends up to the 19th floor sky lobby or the 35th floor roof deck bar for post-work unwinding. Up there, Misto restaurant serves international food from 6am to 11pm daily and Straight Up Bar offers music and drinks with a metro skyline view from 4pm to midnight.

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Rooms start at: P3,799 (~USD67.77) per night
Address: Ayala Avenue corner Amorsolo, Salcedo, Legazpi Village, Makati, 1229 Metro Manila
Contact: 2 7756 9288
Seda Residences Makati’s website | Facebook | Instagram

6. City Garden GRAND Hotel Makati – food choices galore for those who work and play hard

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City Garden GRAND Hotel is within the same price range as Seda and nearby too, but we’d pick this if we had absolutely no time to cook and preferred to have dining and party options closer to our staycay spot.

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Rooms here start from 28 square meters and can hold from 2 adults and 2 children, and come with coffee, tea, newspapers, bottles of water, cable TV, free WiFi, and a work-friendly desk.

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If you’re heading into the city, make a pit stop at Spice Cafe for its breakfast buffet or a la carte lunch from 7am to 2pm daily. As the hotel overlooks Poblacion, we wouldn’t miss its endless dining choices either – read our guide for more. Century City Mall is just down the road for your shopping needs as well.

At the end of your day, chill in the 32nd floor pool open 6am till 10pm upon appointment and kick back at the poolside Firefly Restaurant, open 7am to midnight. Even if you don’t drink alcohol, detox fruit and veggie combo drinks are available there too for a healthy change.

Rooms start at: P3,557 (~USD63.46) per night
Address: 008 Makati Ave, Kalayaan Ave, Makati, 1200 Metro Manila
Contact: 2 8888 8181
City Garden GRAND Hotel Makati’s website | Facebook | Instagram

7. Coro Hotel – pet-friendly hotel with on-site spa

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You don’t have to find a countryside stay just to accommodate your furbabies – Coro Hotel will welcome you and your pets in the heart of Poblacion. Prepare a P4,000 (~USD71.33) security deposit, proof of vaccination, and good health and they’re good to join your stay.

Their on-site spa means you won’t have to leave the hotel to get your relaxation fix – located on the 17th floor, it’s open 24 hours daily and their staff can even provide in-room massage if you prefer.

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The rooms start from 27 square meters and can accommodate 2 adults and 2 kids, so your fam can easily join you. You’ll have the expected comforts from a mini-bar to bathrobes to a Bluetooth radio clock, microwave, kettle, coffee and tea, gym and kids’ corner access, and room service.

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Rooms start at: P2,959 (~USD73.59) per night
Address: 8436 Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila
Contact: 2 8813 1000
Coro Hotel’s website | Facebook | Instagram 

Makati City hotels

Whatever brings you to Makati City, there’s no doubt this is an easy entry spot to access all you need in Metro Manila.

This selection of Makati City hotels catering to different needs will make your trip more convenient and memorable as well.

While in the city, also check out:

Cover image adapted from: Peter Hammer and Artemis Place Makati Hotel – Ads

Mintzy Flor contributed to this article.

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