The prestigious Forbes Travel Guide picked 11 Philippine hotels in their latest 2018 Star Award and their 60th annual list of the world’s best hotels, restaurants and spas.
Three hotels, Marco Polo Ortigas, Sky Tower at Solaire Resort & Casino and Nuwa Manila at City of Dreams were given 5-star ratings.
A five star rating means “outstanding, often iconic properties with virtually flawless service and amazing facilities.”
Fairmont Makati, Hyatt City of Dream Manila, Nobu Hotel Manila, The Peninsula Manila, Raffles Makati, and Sofitel Philippine Plaza were all given a 4-star rating, each earning praise for their chosen aesthetic and excellent service.
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila and Sky Tower at Solaire Resort & Casino were recognized as 5-star hotels for the second year in a row.
The 4-star rating is achieved by “exceptional properties, offering high levels of service and quality of facility to match.”
Makati Shangri-La and Pan Pacific Manila also received a nod with a “recommended” rating. A recommended rating is given to properties with consistently good service and facilities.
The Forbes Travel Guide lists includes 1609, with only 323 properties receiving a 5-star rating.