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4.4 out of 5

"a little dated but nice. buffet is over the top. almost seems like there is excessive staff but that is how all of manila is. " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 26 May 2018

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 5-star hotel near Manila Ocean Park

Seaside stay

With a stay at this Pasay hotel, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Manila Bay and Philippine International Convention Center. Also, Star City is within half a mile (1 km) and SM Mall of Asia is within 2 miles (3 km).

18-hole golf course

A golf course, 4 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. There's fun for all ages with a children's club and mini golf, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Unwind with a drink at one of the 4 bars/lounges and enjoy freebies like WiFi in public areas and a shopping center shuttle.

Free wired Internet, balconies

The 609 guestrooms feature thoughtful touches like pillow menus and bathrobes, while refrigerators and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. Other amenities include free wired Internet, balconies, and LCD TVs with cable channels.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$110* Per night/room Sep 8 - Sep 9

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite (Family, City or Bay view)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Room, 1 King Bed (City or Bay View, Club Access)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Room (City or Bay View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Everyone (6)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 14, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 19, 2019 by Dey Medina, Quality Officer

Bonjour Valued Guest, It is our privilege to receive a good rating from you. I hope you could share some more details about your previous stay so we can share it to the rest of the team. By the way, will you be back soon? We are excited to welcome you again. Kind regards, Dey Medina Quality Officer

5 out of 5
Very nice hotel and most of ALL staff are very courteous.

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 17, 2019 by Margot

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Sofitel Manila and sharing your wonderful feedback. We are very much delighted that you enjoyed your stay as it has likewise been our pleasure to deliver service from the heart that is distinctly Sofitel. We look forward to welcoming you back! Sincerely, Margot Calimon E-Commerce Executive

4 out of 5

sofitel manila

Pros: clean and comfortable. friendly staff. high security presence
Cons: balconies are super dirty. rooms are worn
Location: good food next door. free shuttle to mall of asia is a perk
a little dated but nice. buffet is over the top. almost seems like there is excessive staff but that is how all of manila is.

Posted by , from maui on May 26, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 1, 2018 by Margot

Dear JJ, Thank you for sharing your positive rating and we are glad that you had a comfortable stay with us. We take pride in being equipped with tight security that makes us a destination of choice. We regret to learn about the condition of your balcony; rest assured that this has been raised to our Housekeeping team and we are currently in the process of refreshing our rooms. We look forward to having you back! Sincerely, Margot Calimon E-Commerce Executive

4 out of 5

Close to Manila Bay and great view of the city

Pros: The breakfast buffets and the bathroom
Cons: Modernize the rooms
Location: Mall of Asia is close by
The staff were helpful and polite, the breakfast buffet was great and lots of options. The room is big enough and the WiFi works. The shuttle service was a little bit expensive.

Posted by , from usa on May 14, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 22, 2018 by Margot

Dear Lye, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. It is our pleasure to provide a top-notch gastronomic experience and relaxing stay to all our guests. Rest assured that we are currently refreshing our rooms that you may get to stay in on your next visit! Sincerely, Margot Calimon E-Commerce Executive

5 out of 5

Amazing stay in Manila

Pros: Pool area and the breakfast buffet was amazing. Food at the pool restaurant was very good.
Cons: Taxi service. Not sure why the Hotel offered car service needs to be so much more expensive than the local taxi service.
Location: Not much to do nearby as the hotel is located away form the city. But the property has restaurant and bar and shops available.
Stayed at this hotel after a wonderful week in Lagen Island Resort in Palawan. Hotel is beautiful and all the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Breakfast is amazing and so many choices. Loved it. Did not like the fact that the hotel could not call on Taxis to pick up at hotel. Had to wait for taxi's when they drop off someone.

Posted by , from New York on Apr 23, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 30, 2018 by Margot

Dear Charl, Bonjour! Thank you for sharing your comprehensive feedback about your stay. We are very glad that you had a fantastic experience with us; our iconic lagoon-shaped pool with view of the glorious sunset as well as our top-notch restaurants are some highlights of Sofitel Manila making it the destination of choice for a luxury urban respite. We are located near the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Mall of Asia, Rizal Park and Intramuros. For guest safety, we recommend the hotel car but we would likewise be glad to hail you a metered taxi. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Manila! Sincerely, Margot Calimon E-Commerce Executive

5 out of 5

Manila

Our stay at the Sofitel was great. The service was excellent. We were greeted With such hospitality. The food and restaurants in the hotel was all we needed. The rooms and hotel amenities were excellent. The hotel was close to everything. We were minutes from the mall museums, and other entertainment. Overall we were happy with this hotel and would definitely return.

Posted by , from Elmira, NY on Mar 12, 2018

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5 out of 5

Manilia at its Best

We had a special and beautiful stay there while we were in Manilia. The hotel and staff were exceptional and the rooms exceeded our expectations. We will always remember our special moments that we experienced during our visit. We are ready to return.

Posted by , from T on Mar 24, 2015

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5 out of 5

I was so impressed with Sofitel in everyway. I just have no complaints at all.

Pros: Free breakfast, Free Internet, Quiet
I elected for the upgrade at check in and that was well worth the money. When I return to Manila I will be staying at Sofitel. Even the extras that are not included are reasonably priced. Hotel cabs, on site restaurants, spa and other amenities. The hotel, pool area and view of the bay are outstanding. It's away from the congestion of the heart of the city and less intimdating more enjoyable.

Posted by , from US on Nov 2, 2012

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5 out of 5

Great hotel

Pros: Free breakfast, Free Internet, amazing staff
This hotel was a great find. I did not find many "tourist" activitys that I would return to Manila for, but my husband and I agreed we would return if for nothing More than to retun to this hotel. Before staying here some of the reviews claimed this hotel was overpriced I also read complaints about the price of their taxi service, while I agree the items sold in the Hotel and there taxi service are more than similar services off the property they are by no means outrageously priced. We had taken a taxi back from a local mall and the driver wanted three times the going rate and the staff happy steped In and made sure we paid only a fair price. We upgraded to a room with lounge access and it was amazing food nd drinks all day, I would defiantly suggest the upgrade. We also had an Amazing time at the spa. Like I said yes some things at this hotel cost more than others in Manila but it is 5 star quality. A vacation with this kind of treatment back in the US would have easily been 2x what we paid here, for the people who think its to much stay at the best western they had OK rooms but if you want to be treated like a king head to the Sofitel.

Posted by , from Japan on Oct 31, 2012

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4 out of 5

Classy hotel

Pros: Free Internet
This hotel is not in the middle of Makati, but is one of the best hotels available in this location. Very close to Mall of Asia, and view from the hotel room was excellent. People in the hotel are friendly. If you are familiar with the philippines, you would like the comfort.

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Apr 20, 2011

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About the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Location CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay, Manila 1300

Property Features

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila offers its guests a golf course, an outdoor tennis court, and a waterslide. There are 4 restaurants on site, along with a grocery/convenience store. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 4 bars/lounges, a swim-up bar, and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and limo/town car service are available. There are 17 meeting rooms available. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are also featured at the luxury Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Pasay hotel.

  • 609 guestrooms or units
  • 11 levels
  • 4 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1976
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Bar or lounge
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Manila (MNL-Ninoy Aquino Intl.) (7.3 km / 4.5 mi)
  • Train station: Manila Buenidia Station (3.7 km / 2.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free shopping center shuttle; airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila offers 609 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Pasay hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Spiral Manila - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Sunset Bar - This poolside buffet restaurant specializes in barbecue and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open daily.

Le Bar - Overlooking the pool and garden, this bistro specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open daily.

Snaps Sports Bar - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this theme restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open 24 hours. Reservations are required. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including an outdoor tennis court. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 12
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Reflexology
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for PHP 2300 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: PHP 3000 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between PHP 2000 and PHP 2250 for adults, PHP 1105 and PHP 1228 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: PHP 0 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: PHP 1845 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: PHP 100 per day
  • Valet parking fee: PHP 400 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: PHP 2300 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Manila Sofitel
  • Manila Sofitel Philippine Plaza
  • Philippine Plaza Sofitel
  • Philippine Plaza Sofitel Manila
  • Sofitel Manila
  • Sofitel Manila Hotel
  • Sofitel Manila Hotel Philippine Plaza
  • Sofitel Manila Philippine Plaza
  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza
  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Hotel Pasay
  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Hotel
  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Pasay

You should know

  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.