Our family stayed in Bayleaf Intramuros from for 2x 5 day stays during December-January 2014, and the service was exceptional.
I know that smiling staff is not difficult to come by in Asia, but what is sometimes difficult to find is initiative. The staff at Bayleaf were proactive with our requests, knew our names by that evening of checkin, and were extremely prompt with housekeeping or room service orders.
The location is also great, as it is situated in Intramuros, one of the few places left in Manila with a touch of old culture. Beautiful Spanish architecture in cathedrals and houses, and the hotel is directly in front of the old battlement walls which still houses canons from the time of the Spanish, which is pretty cool.
The view form the 9th floor restaurant was a beautiful vista to wake up to every morning for breakfast, with the lush green of the neighbouring golf course to remind travellers that Manila is a pretty city after all. The breakfast selection was on the small side, but still caters for most needs and changes daily. There is a nice rooftop bar.
There are often wedding receptions, so the reception can get quite full while waiting for taxis.
A convenience store is a stone throw away, as well as a McDonalds and cafe next door.
Will definitely stay again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Bayleaf is the only boutique hotel in the heart of the country's premiere heritage site, the Intramuros -the seat of Spanish government more established than 400 years ago. Located inside massive walls, Intramuros is home to very old churches, museums, national parks and courtyards.With 57 rooms and suites, The Bayleaf also has 5 modern meetings rooms, a 280 capacity ballroom, an all day dining panoramic restaurant on the 9th floor, a roof deck al fresco lounge on the deck and a rustic Churros cafe on the ground floor. ... more less
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