Fast Facts

Hotel

Opening Date
April 1993

Area Manager / General Manager
Alain Borgers

Total Number of Rooms

696 rooms and suites consisting of:

  • 284 Superior Rooms
  • 224 Deluxe Rooms
  • 36 Executive Rooms
  • 46 Deluxe Suites
  • 95 Horizon Deluxe Rooms
  • 7 Horizon Executive Rooms
  • 3 Specialty Suites
  • 1 Presidential Suite

Club Floor
24th Level and open from 6.30am to 12midnight

Architect
Kanko Kikaku Sekkeisha, Yozo Shibata & Association (Tokyo)
G. Formoso & Partners (Manila)

Interior Designer
Hirsch Bedner & Associates

Landscape Designer / Architect
Belt Collins & Associates Hong Kong Ltd.

History of the Building / Milestones
The hotel soft opened on 27 April 1993 and the grand launch was held in August 1993. The building is located on the corner of Makati Avenue and Ayala Avenue, which are the two main streets in the central business district of Makati City, and iconic of the country’s progress.

Location
Makati Shangri-La is situated in the central business district of Makati City in Manila, located at the corner of two of the busiest avenues in the country, Ayala Avenue and Makati Avenue. The hotel is also 20 minutes away from Manila’s international airports.

Awards
  • Gold List, Condé Nast Traveler, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006
  • 500 World’s Best Hotels, Travel + Leisure, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2006
  • Best Hotel in Manila, DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007
  • Best Business Hotel in Manila, Business Traveller Asia Pacific, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • Best Business Hotel in Manila, Finance Asia Business Travel Poll, 2013, 2012
  • Top 3 Hotels in the Philippines, TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice, 2013
  • Top 5 Luxury Hotels in the Philippines, TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice, 2013
  • Top 25 Hotels for Service in the Philippines, TripAdvisor, Travellers' Choice, 2013
  • Insiders' Select List, Expedia, 2013
  • Best Eco Initiative for a Hotel, Asiarooms.com, 2013
  • Top 20 Hotels in Southeast Asia, Condé Nast Traveler Reader Choice, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Best Travel Poll, SmartTravelAsia.com, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
  • World’s Best Value in Asia, Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, 2012
  • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor, 2012
  • Top 25 Hotels Worldwide, Gogobot Travelers' Favorite, 2012
  • Top 3 Hotels in Asia, Gogobot Travelers' Favorite, 2012
  • Employer of the Year, Apolinario Mabini Award (Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled), 2012
  • Ford Quality Excellence Company, Asia CEO Awards, 2011
  • Select List, Expedia Insider, 2010, 2009, 2008
  • ASEAN Green Hotel, ASEAN National Tourism Standard, 2010, 2008
  • Asia’s Best Hotel in Individual Cities (Manila), Asia Money Travel Poll, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • Philippines’ Leading Business Hotel, World Travel Awards, 2007