Pasay

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Pasay featuring modern architecture

Thrills, culture, shopping and relaxation combine in Pasay, a busy city in Metro Manila frequented by locals looking for fun.

Discover the modern city of Pasay during your trip to Metro Manila. Come here for a huge shopping and entertainment complex, superb views of Manila Bay and lots of family fun. Many of Metro Manila’s cultural attractions can also be found here, as well as some of the best places to relax in the region.

From the 12th century Pasay flourished as a trading city and was connected with merchants from around the world before it was colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century. Modern Pasay has thrived as a city since independence was established in the Philippines in the 20th century.

Two sites dominate tourist itineraries in Pasay. Head to Manila Harbor to visit the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Take your seat for orchestral, dance and jazz performances in the National Theater, which features several auditoriums. Admire paintings and sculptures by local artists in the Bulwagang Juan Luna.

The second major attraction is the SM Mall of Asia Complex. This vast space incorporates a music hall, bowling rooms, an IMAX cinema and an ice skating rink. Shop in toy stores and clothes outlets and, after picking up some bargains, dine in the food court. Join thousands of fans in gigs at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Take your kids to Star City, a theme park by the harbor with roller coasters, log flumes and more. For something more slow paced, tee off at Villamor Golf Course on the other side of the city. Resorts World offers casinos, restaurants, malls and cinemas to please a whole range of visitors.

Visit Pasay during their elongated Christmas season, from October through to February, when more attractions are open and the streets are lit up. Pasay is the home of Ninoy Aquino Airport, the main airport in Metro Manila. Fly here and make the exciting city of Pasay your first stop in the region.

Where to stay in Pasay

The Heritage Hotel Manila
The Heritage Hotel Manila
4 out of 5
Roxas Boulevard, Corner Of Edsa, Pasay, Manila, 1300
The price is £47 per night from 20 Jun to 21 Jun
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Pasay. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in ...
3.9/5 Good! (978 reviews)
"very clean and nice room. very comportable beds and pillows. staff are nice"

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

The Heritage Hotel Manila
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
5 out of 5
CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay, Manila, 1300
The price is £86 per night from 29 May to 30 May
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Pasay. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (957 reviews)
"Nice place to stay and highly recommended."

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Holiday Inn Express Manila Newport City, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Manila Newport City, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Jasmine Drive, Pasay, Manila, 1309
The price is £84 per night from 25 May to 26 May
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Pasay. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (969 reviews)
"Very clean, and close to terminal 3."

Reviewed on 16 May 2022

Holiday Inn Express Manila Newport City, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
HnM Management - One Palm Tree Villas
HnM Management - One Palm Tree Villas
3 out of 5
1E Cluster D, One Palmtree Villas, Pasay, 1309
The price is £38 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this 3-star condo in Pasay. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the pool in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
3.7/5 Good! (43 reviews)
"The lock of the balcony door is broken so I felt unsafe. It’s just across Terminal 3 so it’s convenient for lay over."

Reviewed on 20 May 2022

HnM Management - One Palm Tree Villas
101 Newport Condo Across the Airport
101 Newport Condo Across the Airport
3 out of 5
101 Newport Blvd, Pasay, 1309
The price is £41 per night from 23 May to 24 May
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Pasay. Enjoy free WiFi, an on-site playground and an LED TV. Our guests praise the spacious rooms in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (117 reviews)
"Clean, affordable and closed to airport."

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

101 Newport Condo Across the Airport
CondoDeal at Shell Residences Moa Pasay
CondoDeal at Shell Residences Moa Pasay
3 out of 5
SHELL RESIDENCES, 1232 Tower D SUNRISE DR., MOA Pasay, Pasay, 1300
Stay at this 3-star condo in Pasay. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 outdoor pools and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the pool in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
2.4/5 (8 reviews)
"The property was in very bad condition, did not have the amenities advertised, and was dirty. We had to clean cockroaches out of the cupboards and hairs from the floor etc. The bedding was old and threadbare. The shower was hanging off the wall and sparing water everywhere. The apartment is in real ..."

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

CondoDeal at Shell Residences Moa Pasay
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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