5 Star Hotel near the US Embassy (2)
part 2 of my diamond hotel tips with more pictures
the Diamond Hotel Manila was just newly refurbished in 2011 and is the favorite hangout of Korean, Taiwanese, Chinese and Japanese Tourists as it lies in the vicinity of the still seedy Ermita District and is near a big shopping center, the Robinson's Place and a large Pagcor Casino just across the street in Hyatt Hotel. The Hotel was formerly knowned as the Manila Diamond Hotel and it has about more than 500 rooms and suites and lies near the US Embassy in Manila. it has your typical large lagoon type swimming pool, several restaurants like the Corniche. which is also the buffet breakfast area, yurakuen japanese restaurant, the cake club, lobby lounge, sky lounge and a poolside bar.
according to their website:
Set against the magnificent golden sunset of the Manila Bay is the five-star hotel Diamond Hotel Philippines. A luxury hotel in Manila with a sunset view, Diamond Hotel is only minutes away from the international and domestic airports, and from the Makati business district. Diamond Hotel is near SMX Convention Center, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC). It is also near SM Mall of Asia, Robinsons Manila and other shopping destinations. Also within the vicinity are Manila's famous historical landmarks, cultural sites, and Malate's spectacular nightlife.
Diamond Hotel has a variety of restaurants and bars specializing in different cuisines and diners are sure to have a remarkable dining experience. Function rooms are also available for memorable weddings and successful corporate events. Swimming pool and outdoor whirlpool, tennis court, Diamond Spa, LifeSpan Reflexology and Diamond Club gym facilities are perfect for recreational and fitness activities.
A home away from home, guests are guaranteed of a wonderful experience of comfort, luxury and impeccable service in every visit to Diamond Hotel. Experience the world-renowned Diamond Service from the efficient and courteous staff of Diamond Hotel Philippines
Unique Quality: I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights, 3 nights on the deluxe suite and 2 days on the executive suite.
the average price of a deluxe room here is about 6,700 pesos a night and 5,360 pesos for the 20% 7 day advance booking. for the suite rooms, they also have the executive suites, which costs 11,700 pesos a night and 9.360 pesos for 7 day advance booking. rooms are new, tactfully designed, clean and spacious at 40 square meters.
they have complimentary buffet breakfast at the corniche restaurant, typical free coffee and tea, compimentary pair of bottled water everyday and toiletries, newspaper and a fruit bowl, in room safe. they don't have irons and ironing board in the cabinet and there is free wifi service (only about 512 kbps, if you want the faster 5 mbps wifi service, you need to pay 500 pesos extra per day).
Directions: Roxas Boulevard cor. Dr. J. Quintos Street, Malate, Manila, Philippines