The Manila Hotel prides itself as the oldest premiere hotel in the Philippines. When the hotel opened in July 4, 1912 it represented the epitome of colonial class and luxury. Among its distinguished guests were General Douglas MacArthur, Ernest Hemingway, celebrities and members of the royal family.

The setting, the ambiance, the storied past, the luxurious touches, amenities, and the hospitable staff that work with guests to ensure their time is as memorable as possible is what sets apart The Manila Hotel. From our superb cuisine to upscale accommodations to the immersive wonder that is The Manila Hotel, guests leave enthralled and enchanted by this venue. 

For our 111th anniversary celebration, we dived into our archives to share with you about The Manila Hotel’s distinguished guests. From dignitaries to celebrities, The Manila Hotel never fail to amaze its guests.