Saturday, August 29, 2015

Holiday Inn & Suites Makati

Holiday Inn & Suites Makati (马卡蒂套房假日酒店) is a mid-range hotel with 348 guest rooms and suites located at Ayala Center, Makati Central Business District. It primarily serves as a business hotel during weekdays, while on weekends, Holiday Inn & Suites Makati is an urban haven for friends and families who wish to have a relaxing staycation. Guests also enjoy direct access to Glorietta Mall housing a number of shopping, dining and leisure establishments.

Checking-in at the hotel is no easy task, especially when you have a luggage full of clothes for a week-long business trip, or when you have kids with you. Checking-in at Holiday Inn & Suites Makati is made effortless by the efficient and helpful front office receptionists of the hotel. We were warmly greeted and were quickly assisted with our bags.

Guests checking-in at the hotel are also offered free membership to the IHG Rewards Club loyalty program. Signing-up comes with two welcome drinks of juice, coffee or tea. Children staying with their parents will also receive Kinder Joy chocolates. Guests planning to stay at Holiday Inn & Suites Makati has four guestroom categories and three suite categories to choose from.

Room Category Room Size
Executive Lounge Access
Deluxe Room 32 King Bed or Twin Beds none
Leisure Room 32 King Bed or Twin Beds
Premium Room 32 King Bed or Twin Beds none
Executive Club Room 32 King Bed or Twin Beds yes
Corner Suite [READ MORE] 48 King Bed yes


The Corner Suite is the lead-in suite category of Holiday Inn & Suites Makati. Commonly categorized as a junior suite in terms of room layout, the Corner Suite is basically a spacious bedroom with an integrated living area.

Key features of the suite include:
  • spacious seating area
  • 40-inch LCD television with local and international cable channels
  • coffee and tea making facility
  • iron and ironing board
  • spacious bathroom with tub and shower combination
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Guests staying in an Executive Club Room or a Suite enjoy complimentary access to the exclusive Executive Lounge. Lounge guests are accorded with the following personalized services:

  • personalized check-in and check-out service.
  • express check out
  • complimentary high speed internet access in the lounge
  • complimentary pressing of one set of suit/dress per day
  • complimentary local calls (applicable charges will apply for mobile phone calls and non-city calls)
  • complimentary use of DVD player (exclusive for suite category only) and DVD selections subject to availability
  • 20% discount on printing and scanning services
  • shoe shine services as requested

Lounge guests also enjoy a host of food and beverage privileges, including:

  • daily exclusive breakfast at the Executive Lounge from 6:30am to 11:00am or at the Flavors restaurant from 6:00am to 10:30am
  • complimentary sodas, premium coffee and specialty teas from 6:30am to 10:00pm
  • afternoon tea from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • evening cocktails (complimentary beer, wine, standard alcoholic beverages and hors’d oeuvres) from 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Guests staying at Holiday Inn & Suites Makati have a total of three dining outlets to enjoy within the comfort of the hotel. Holiday Inn & Suites Makati also welcomes walk-in guests from nearby offices as well as families and friends who are looking for restaurant to celebrate over local and international cuisines.
  • Flavors Restaurant - the all-day dining restaurant of the hotel offering buffet and a la carte dining, serves Filipino, Pan-Asian and Western cuisines in a casual dining setting, open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Citron Cafe - serves pasta, sandwiches and other light snacks paired with coffee, tea, chilled juices and cocktails
  • Oz Bar - the rooftop bar serving specially crafted cocktail selection paired with tapas and bar snacks, guest DJs and bands entertain guests with chill out and acoustic music


Flavors Restaurant is the all-day dining restaurant of Holiday Inn & Suites Makati. Guests can dine for breakfast, lunch or dinner buffet or order from the a la carte menu. Flavors Restaurant serves Filipino, Pan-Asian and Western cuisines in a casual dining setting. Read more ►


Guests staying at Holiday Inn & Suites Makati have a variety of option to start their day with breakfast. Whether you are looking for light or heavy breakfast, in a hurry or feeling lazy, the hotel can ensure that you have a fulfilling breakfast.

  • Buffet Breakfast at Flavors Restaurant (6:00am to 10:30am) - guests who booked a bed & breakfast room package can enjoy the extensive selection of breakfast dishes from the buffet, choices include freshly baked breads and pastries, cereals and salads, Continental and Asian dishes, a la minute noodles and egg dishes, walk-in guests are also welcome to dine, children 12 years old and below can eat for free with their parents 
  • Semi-buffet Breakfast at the Executive Lounge (6:30am to 11:00am) - guests staying in Executive Club Rooms or Suites can also enjoy the semi-buffet at the Executive Lounge, there's fewer selection of dishes, mostly limited to premium items, a la minute egg dishes are also available, setting is less hectic than the buffet restaurant
  • Grab & Go Breakfast from Citron Cafe (from 8:00am) - guests on the rush and have no time for a seated breakfast may opt to buy sandwiches and coffee from the Citro Cafe, ordering in advance by phone will even save you more time
  • In-Room Breakfast (6:00am to 11:00am) - for guests who are on a staycation, I recommend ordering in-room breakfast so you don't need to wake up early to catch the buffet breakfast at the restaurant, this is also ideal for solo travelers since the bed & breakfast room rate covers for two persons


After breakfast, guests can spend the rest of the morning at the roof deck swimming pool area. It is designed with plant boxes, unglazed non-slip tiles and additional floor mats for safety. Lifeguards on duty were very attentive. There is also a 24-hour fitness center for guests who wish to keep fit while on a business or leisure travel.

The best way to end a business trip or a staycation in Makati is to have a relaxing massage at the in-house spa. Guests can choose from a variety of body and facial treatment as well as soothing massage packages. The spa also has a sauna which guests can use free-of-charge during their stay.

Holiday Inn & Suites Makati

Overall, Holiday Inn & Suites Makati is one of our most recommended hotels in the Makati Central Business District. It is ideal for business travelers looking for a value for money accommodation also for domestic travelers looking for a place to stay in Makati when visiting embassies and consular offices in Makati. It is also one of the most child-friendly hotels in Makati, making it an ideal staycation hotel for families. Finally, Flavors Restaurant is reason enough for you to visit Holiday Inn & Suites Makati. It has one of the most affordable buffets in Makati that serves good quality Filipino and international cuisines.

Holiday Inn & Suites Makati
Glorietta 1, Palm Drive, Ayala Center, Makati City, Philippines
Contact Number: +63 (02) 909-0888; Toll Free: 1800-1651-8888
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