Makati City, Philippines's premier business and leisure area. The city is surrounded by high rise buildings by companies both international and local. It has several shopping malls associated with footbridges, so everyone can enjoy maximum shopping pleasures come rain or shine. And of course, who can ignore the hotels in the city, offering excellent rooms and impeccable customer service.
The hotels that the city is really proud of are: Dusit Thani, Makati Shangri-La, Hotel Intercontinental, Manila Peninsula, World Heritage, Mandarin Oriental, Ascott, among others. These hotels have earned a five star rating because of its first class accommodation and facilities comparable to luxury hotels abroad. These hotels also feature rooms equipped with state-of-the-art gadgets that are very important for business meetings and seminars of local and foreign dignitaries. It also offers special packages for weddings, birthdays and reunions that will make special events truly memorable.
The city may have gotten reputation for having high-end hotels, but one can also find hotels and condotels like Oxford Suites, The City Garden, Prince Plaza, to name a few who have good accommodations and services to a lot reasonable price. Most of all, these hotels are close to the city's tourist attractions.
And when you talk about attractions, the city has a wealth of good places to visit, which everyone would definitely enjoy. Among them is the Ayala Museum, which exhibited historical events depicting the rich culture of the Philippines. A "blast from the past" experience indeed. Anyone would agree that touring the city will not be complete without going to the city's shopping malls. Who could ever resist the administration of Greenbelt, Glorietta, Landmark and Shoe Mart? These shopping malls contain all sorts of customers, from those with a very special taste in food and fashion to those who are budget conscious. Really, it's the "shopping mecca" for "shopaholics". For the "gimmick fanatics" there are also many bars and restaurants around the city where good music and food can be enjoyed until the lovely hours. Card of cash? No problem, your friendly automated countdown machine (ATM) is just around the corner, so you can always get your money anytime and anywhere all the time.
For those who want to throw the extra pounds after enjoying the delicious food that is Gold's gym at Glorietta, to help you get slim and trim again. Or if you want to lose some pounds in an instant and scientific way, there is Belo Medical Clinic located at Rustan's and Philosphy Spa at Mikaela, located on Arnaiz Avenue (former Pasay Road). And for those who are in vain and beautiful, check out the many lounges and spas scattered around the city.
Touring around the city would not be a problem for visitors in the city's central business district. Public buses and cabins are always available, so roaming would not be difficult.
After a hard day's work or shopping or good time, it's nice to know that at the end of the day you will relax in one of Makati City's hotels that would spoil so you could be charged to another day activity. In fact, hotels in Makati City to both local and foreign visitors are a home away from home.