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Manila Staycation | 20 Condos and Hotels With Awesome Swimming Pools

Working five days a week for eight hours can be pretty stressful. It’s nice to go out, relax and de-stress once in a while. One great way to doing that is by going on a staycation. If going out of the city is too much for you, we’ve got the perfect solution! How about a Manila staycation?

Here’s a list of condos and hotels with swimming pools that are perfect for a Manila Staycation to help relieve stress.

Symphony Timog Ave QC

Symphony Timog Ave QC
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Just a few minutes away from MRT, Symphony Timog Ave QC has one of the best locations in the city with bars nearby and cafes within the building. You’ll find the swimming pool on the rooftop with a sweeping view of the city. It’s one of the ready-for-occupancy condominium projects of Vista Residences in Quezon City.

Gramercy Residences

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Designed by world-renowned architect Jon Adams Jerde, you can expect a luxurious stay at Gramercy Residences. If you’re staying in Makati, this is one of the best places to book. From the pool, you get a stunning view of the city skyline, especially during the evening. And the best part, Century City is just next door for all your grocery and shopping needs.

Knightsbridge Residences

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Aside from its majestic swimming pool, Knightsbridge Residences also offers sauna, spa center, massage treatments, fitness center, library, and playground. If you’re looking for great accommodation in Makati, this is one of the best places to book.



You can find Vinia EDSA QC near malls, bars, and restaurants. To access the pool, you’ll have to pay a fee but the view on top is worth the money! And if you’re lucky, you might have the pool all to yourself.

Sheridan Mandaluyong


Sheridan Mandaluyong is another great place for a Manila staycation with how near it is to fast-food restaurants and malls. Book a room with a balcony and you’ll have a great view of the city. Don’t forget to go up the roof deck. The view here is amazing!

Selah Pods Pasay

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Selah Pods is just a 5-minute walk away from the LRT station and offers quite a stunning view from the pool. Beside the pool is a rooftop bar so if you want to just chill, make sure to go up. You’ll love this place if you like art, there are lots of art pieces all around the building. This article is about our Manila staycation experience here at Selah Pods.

Azumi Boutique Hotel


Want to swim in an infinity pool? Book a room at Azumi Boutique Hotel! You won’t be disappointed. If you’re around Alabang, check this place out. It offers eco-friendly and modern accommodation.

I’M Hotel

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Among my Manila Staycation bucket lists is I’m Hotel. This high-end hotel screams luxury from the entrance up to the pool. For birthdays, anniversaries, and celebrations, make it even more special when you book here. Let the staff know beforehand if you want them to set up your rooms. They’re very much accommodating!

Luxent Hotel

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Swimming pool with a great view? Check! Luxent Hotel has one of the best locations in Quezon City for that much-needed Manila staycation. It’s strategically located near restaurants and supermarkets.

Discovery Primea

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With a whopping 9.3 stars on and 9.1 stars on Agoda, what more can you ask for in a Manila staycation? Discovery Primea will make you feel at home and royalty with their super customer service!

Rizal Park Hotel

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Pool overlooking the sea? Yes, please! Rizal Park Hotel is what you should book for that lovely Manila staycation with family and friends. There are nearby historical and tourist destinations if you want to go out and explore Manila.

Joy Nostalg Hotel & Suites

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Joy Nostalg Hotel & Suites is sure to offer you a superb Manila staycation with how huge the property is. Not only that but with the Podium being close and all, you’ll definitely enjoy strolling around and shopping.

Jade Hotel & Suites

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For all you infinity pool lovers, this one’s for you! Jade Hotel & Suites has one of the best infinity pools to make an exceptional Manila staycation! The view at night is one to remember. There’s also a bar near the pool so you can enjoy the night away!

Makati Shangri-La

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Looking for a great spa and pool experience? Check out Makati Shangri-La. Located within the central business district, transportation in and out is great. This hotel is a must if you’re after a relaxed and quiet Manila staycation.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

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Mostly known for their delicious buffets, Sofitel also offers an exceptional Manila staycation if you want a luxurious stay. It’s an awesome place to stay, chill, and enjoy the sea.

Hotel H2O

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Unique Manila staycation? Check out Hotel H20! This aquarium-themed hotel overlooking Manila Bay offers an outdoor pool and chic and stylish rooms. You can find here a spa, a bar, and a restaurant. Be sure to book one of their rooms that feature aquarium walls for the best experience!

Azure Urban Resort Residences

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Can’t go to the beach? Don’t worry! Azure Urban Resort Residences offers a man-made beach complete with waves! How awesome is that? Plus, it’s just a few minutes away from NAIA so that’s a plus. If you’ve got a flight coming up, go on a Manila staycation first.

Seda Vertis North


Just beside Ayala Malls Vertis North in Quezon City, Seda Vertis North offers an outdoor pool with a splendid view of the city. You can go to eat at the restaurant or party away at the bar. Plus, it’s a walking distance from Trinoma and SM North.

Makati Diamond Residences

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Makati Diamond Residences offers a modern and luxurious Manila staycation for every traveler. Just a short walk away from Greenbelt 1 & 5, this hotel provides easy access to top dining, leisure, and commerce destinations.

Novotel Manila Araneta Center

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With its central location, Novotel Manila Araneta Center is one of the best hotels to book if you want to explore Metro Manila and Quezon City. If you don’t want to go out, you’ll be pleased to find that the hotel has its fitness center, pool, and restaurants for that perfect Manila staycation!

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1 thought on “Manila Staycation | 20 Condos and Hotels With Awesome Swimming Pools”

  1. my relatives are always in Azure, looks like they enjoy their stay all the time. like pang 5th time na ata. ma try nga rin with my little family! 🙂

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