Defined by its history, elegance, and world-class service, the Manila Hotel maintains to be the choice hotel of the most distinguished clientele. Over the years, Manila Hotel continuously provides the best services and amenities for a truly memorable experience. In 2008, Manila Hotel underwent a series of dramatic renovations in time for its grand centennial celebration on October 2012. All of Manila Hotel’s rooms are fully refurbished and renovated and are fully equipped with the most modern facilities and amenities. The new guest rooms exude elegance and sophistication while showcasing the beauty of authentic Philippine interior design. The rooms are further made surreal by huge windows that provide a breathtaking view of the bay and the fabled Manila sunset. The famous Café Ilang-Ilang was also renovated and was launched as a three-period meal buffet restaurant. It boasts of nine live cooking stations and features a wide array of local and international cuisines. The buffet restaurant also opens to the newly renovated Pool and Garden area with reconfigured and re-engineered pool and brand new state-of-the-art pumps and filter system. Other new features include a sun deck that beckons guests to relax on its comfortable Dedon Orbit lounge chairs for hours and a newly-refurbished wet bar. Apart from all these, also located by the bay is the Manila Hotel Spa which offers a five-star relaxation experience to its guests. And to complete their rejuvenation and wellness interests, next to the spa is the Manila Hotel Health Club. Manila Hotel’s newly opened gym features state-of-the-art and high technology Life Fitness Elevation series machines such as the Treadmill, Crosstrainer, Upright exercise bike and Recumbent exercise bike. All of these come with touch screen LCD, iPod control and a virtual trainer. The Manila Hotel Health Club also has its own dry sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. “It’s a good story if it’s like Manila Hotel,” Ernest Hemingway once said. With Manila Hotel’s commitment to maintain the elegance of its history while constantly striving to exceed the expectations of its modern clientele, indeed, the story just keeps getting better and better.