Discovery Primea, Manila
Designed by award-winning architect Kenzo Tange, Discovery Primea, Manila is an urban hotel unlike any other: effortlessly refined, exceptionally stylish, and with impeccable service throughout. Gleaming marble floors and a vintage tapestry welcome you to the lobby; guestrooms blend timeless elegance with superb connectivity; and a heated outdoor infinity pool, 24-hour gym, and Turkish-style spa help you to unwind. Declared Asia’s best urban hotel by Condé Nast Johansens in 2018, Discovery Primea, Manila delivers a seamless five-star experience for the most discerning business and leisure travelers.
- Voted Top Luxury Hotel in the Philippines in TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards
- Choose from 141 guestrooms, suites, and one- and two-bedroom lofts, with floor-to-ceiling windows and hypoallergenic goose-feather mattresses
- Visit Terazi Spa to experience Hilot massage, a traditional Filipino treatment that uses coconut oil and banana leaves
- Watch master chefs at work in Flame’s wraparound open kitchen, or host clients in its private dining rooms
- Keep in touch using a complimentary smartphone with 4G data and selected international calls enabled
- As evening falls, sip handcrafted cocktails and watch Manila's lights flicker on from the 16th-floor garden bar
At Discovery Primea, Manila, refined atmosphere and warm Filipino hospitality go hand in hand with contemporary business culture. Your complimentary, "handy" smartphone comes pre-loaded with essential apps and allows you to make calls in the Philippines, USA, Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong.
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The 141 guestrooms, suites, and lofts at Discovery Primea, Manila are airy, spacious, and timelessly elegant, with muted tones, dark-wood furniture, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Choose your preferred pillow from the menu, and stretch out on a hypoallergenic goose-down mattress. Feel at home with a Nespresso machine and iPad docking stations. Modern bathrooms feature rain showers and deep soaking tubs. Larger suites come with sleek kitchens, open-plan living areas, and a washer and dryer.
Tablet-equipped staff can complete the check-in process wherever you feel most comfortable, from the bar to your guestroom. During your stay, take advantage of 24-hour in-room dining, complimentary shoe shine, and a well-equipped business center. Stay in touch with a complimentary smartphone with unlimited 4G data, local calls, and international calls to the USA. The hotel’s meeting rooms offer 5,134 sq ft / 477 sq m of indoor and outdoor space.
With six superb restaurants and bars, Discovery Primea, Manila makes dining and entertaining a highlight of your stay. Flame has won a following with its creative Asian food; Tapenade offers Mediterranean cuisine from morning to night; and The Gilarmi Lounge is a favorite for afternoon tea. Edge is known for its contemporary cocktails and picture-perfect views; 1824 specializes in fine scotch and cigars; and Plunge offers relaxed poolside dining.
Flame – On the 16th floor with floor-to-ceiling windows and wooden floors, this chic spot serves modern Asian cuisine and wines from around the world. Try dishes such as marinated tuna tacos with Asian slaw.
Tapenade – Savor the flavors of the Mediterranean at this all-day restaurant with an open kitchen. Dine on wood-fired pizzas, gourmet salads, and an extensive continental breakfast buffet.
The Gilarmi Lounge – This stylish lobby lounge serves afternoon tea, draft beers, and wines by the glass. Be sure to try the Filipino bar snacks such as chicharron (pork rinds).
Edge – Discovery Primea, Manila's garden bar lies 16 stories above the city, offering panoramic city views, an impressive wine list, and inventive cocktails (try the smoky Noli Me Tangere, with barrel-aged rum).
1824 – An elegant, wood-paneled bar with contemporary art on the walls. Fine whiskeys and cigars are its specialties; cognacs, wines, and champagne by the glass are available, too.
Plunge – In between dips in the infinity pool, sip tropical fruit smoothies or ice-cold beers and graze on casual fare such as crispy spring rolls and club sandwiches.
Treat yourself to a traditional hilot massage in the Terazi Spa, or unwind in the steam room and Jacuzzi. Stay in shape with Zumba classes and Technogym equipment at the 37 Degrees Gym, open 24 hours, and swim some laps in the heated infinity pool. Be sure to browse the eclectic homewares, clothes, and accessories from local designers in the hotel’s curated boutique, Lily.
To learn more about Filipino culture and history, take a guided tour of the ultra-modern Ayala Museum, and visit Intramuros, the 16th-century Spanish citadel known for its colonial architecture and historic fort. Head to the National Art Gallery to admire a strong collection of 19th-century Filipino painters and the Metropolitan Museum of Manila for contemporary Filipino art.
Discovery Primea, Manila
Discovery Primea, Manila is in the heart of Makati, a central business, shopping, and entertainment district. Restaurants, bars, boutiques, and the offices of local and multinational corporations are all on your doorstep. Glorietta shopping mall is just across the street, while the Greenbelt shopping complex and the Ayala Museum are around a 10-minute walk away.
Ninoy Aquino International Airport is 5 mi / 9 km from the hotel.