Mandaluyong

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Lesser seen by tourists, this central city in Metro Manila offers a selection of modern malls and landmarks that celebrate the region's history.

Enjoy the diverse array of attractions in Mandaluyong, one of 17 cities and municipalities in Metro Manila. Although located away from the more famous attractions of Manila City and Quezon City, Mandaluyong is incredibly popular with locals. Experience a city loved for its chic shopping malls and diverse dining options.

There are two stories behind the city’s name, so you can choose which one you prefer. Some say it was named after the luyong tree, while others tell of a more romantic story. The tale goes that two lovers from enemy tribes, Manda and Luyong, eventually united their families through love and founded this city.

Most of the excitement of Mandaluyong happens around the region known as Ortigas Center. This gleaming business district is lined with skyscrapers and wide, tree-lined roads. Come here to browse in its popular shopping malls. The SM Megamall attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every week, promising bargains on every floor. The more upmarket Shangri-La Plaza, or the Shang, hosts stylish, high-end brands and is perfect for a day of splashing out on fashion.

Discover the Mandaluyong of old in the churches and statues that are scattered throughout the city. San Felipe Neri Church is the oldest Catholic church in the city and it played an important role in the 1896 revolution. Look for monuments to this conflict and to the Filipino hero José Rizal. Relax in Amado T. Reyes Park, where you can find statues hidden in the greenery.

Unwind in the leisure resort of Wack Wack Greenhills. This barangay, or district, promises hours of entertainment on a green and spacious golf course, making it a tranquil escape in an otherwise busy and built-up city.

The best time to visit Mandaluyong is during the city's extensive Christmas season, which starts at the beginning of November and doesn't end until Epiphany in February. Drive around the streets at night to take in the bright, festive lighting. Mandaluyong is located centrally in Metro Manila and can be easily accessed via the buses, trains and taxis that run here from Manila Airport.

Where to stay in Mandaluyong

OYO 134 The Bedstation
OYO 134 The Bedstation
2 out of 5
870 Kasipagan Street Brgy. Plainview, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila
The price is ¥2,254 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 20
Located in Plainview, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Makati Stock Exchange, SM Makati, and St Luke's Medical Center Global City. Wack Wack Golf and Country ...
3.5/5Good! (13 reviews)
"Not really good in housekeeping"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2021

OYO 134 The Bedstation
Eurotel Edsa Shaw Mandaluyong
Eurotel Edsa Shaw Mandaluyong
3 out of 5
286 Epifanio de los santos ave., 286 Epifanio de los Santos Ave,, Mandaluyong, NCR
The price is ¥3,607 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 21
Located in Highway Hills, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Philippine Stock Exchange Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of SM Makati and St Luke's Medical Center ...
3/5 (1 review)
Bad customer service
"They lost my reservation, and when i presented my confirmation number the girl said the confirmation number means nothing. I spent an hour on the phone with a rep from my bank who told me the charge had gone thru 2 days earlier. The girl at the desk was laughing and having a good time on the phone ..."

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2021

Eurotel Edsa Shaw Mandaluyong
OYO 515 Finnex Hotel
OYO 515 Finnex Hotel
2 out of 5
Pinatubo Street, Metro Manila, Mandaluyong
The price is ¥2,280 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Located in Barangka Ilaya, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of SM Megamall, A. Venue Mall, and The Podium. Makati City Hall and Asian Development Bank Headquarters ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)
"The stay was good. The only thing that is not okay is the room that was provided is not cold. AC was functioning but it is facing the door."

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

OYO 515 Finnex 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.
3315 Urban Deca Tower Edsa
3315 Urban Deca Tower Edsa
2.5 out of 5
69 Sierra Madre, Along Edsa, Mandaluyong, NCR
The price is ¥2,476 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
Located in Highway Hills, this condo building is within a 15-minute walk of Shangri-La Mall and SM Megamall. Medical City and Glorietta Mall are also within ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Two night stay
"Large bedroom and living room, comfortable, clean, great view (33rd floor). Highly recommended, great location, close to malls and numerous places to eat within a few steps from the building. Great value. The room did not have a cook top as advertised but the size, location, view, cleanliness made ..."

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2019

3315 Urban Deca Tower Edsa
Pioneer Woodlands Condominium
Pioneer Woodlands Condominium
3 out of 5
Pioneer St. cor EDSA, Mandaluyong
Located in Barangka Ilaya, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Wack Wack Golf and Country Club, SM Makati, and St Luke's Medical Center Global City. Philippine ...
2/5 (2 reviews)
"This is not a hotel. It is a condo listed as if it’s a hotel. Check in was easy, but because of my last minute reservation, I had to wait to go to the admin office and have them contact the owner. Otherwise, convenient and an excellent location as it is right across Robinson’s Place and Lite ..."

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2018

Pioneer Woodlands Condominium
SMDC Light Residences 1 BR Condo unit
SMDC Light Residences 1 BR Condo unit
Mandaluyong, National Capital Region
Located in Plainview, this apartment building is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Wack Wack Golf and Country Club and within 3 mi (5 km) of SM Makati and St Luke's Medical ...
SMDC Light Residences 1 BR Condo unit
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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