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Makati Shangri-La returns with fresh beginnings

The Makati Shangri-La reopens with refreshed stay and dining experiences this August.

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The Makati Shangri-La is an iconic landmark in the collective memory of Filipinos, having bore witness to countless celebrations and high-profile gatherings over the past three decades. Its temporary closure two years ago left a marked void in the heart of the country’s main financial hub. 

This August, the award-winning hotel reopened its doors and welcomes guests once more with fresh beginnings that elevate Makati Shangri-La, Manila’s timeless luxury and legendary brand of service and hospitality.

“The reopening symbolizes a fresh beginning for Makati Shangri-La, Manila. It presents us a unique opportunity to provide guests with refreshed experiences and colourful joys of life that span our accommodations, dining destinations, and even in the ways we work with our community,” said Udo Wittich, hotel manager of the Makati Shangri-La.

To further elevate the hotel's standing as one of the top names in luxury hospitality, Makati Shangri-La will be introducing the Horizon Club Business Room, a first-of-its-kind offering in the Philippines designed to provide business travelers the perfect balance of comfort and functionality.

These rooms come equipped with a range of remote work-friendly amenities, such as an Omnidesk adjustable standing table paired with an ergonomic chair and modern electronics featuring dual-screen 4K monitors and fast-charging cable adaptors. The business traveler-centric design creates a conducive work environment, ensuring elevated productivity.

Other hotel amenities, such as the Health Club, the outdoor pool, children’s pool, and tennis courts, will also return to provide guests with a choice of wellness activities. Meanwhile, the hotel spa will reopen in the first quarter of 2024. 

To care for the environment and community in which it operates, Makati Shangri-La remains committed to running its operations in socially and environmentally sustainable ways.

Makati Shangri-La is transitioning even more facets of the hotel’s operations towards sustainability, these include a reduction in single-use products and embracing a garden-to-table approach to produce. Key to this is a planned herb and vegetable garden on the patio for use in a variety of food and beverage offerings.

With excellent gastronomy as part of Makati Shangri-La’s pedigree, guests can look forward to the progressive reopening of the hotel’s acclaimed dining outlets. 

Notably, the hotel’s Cantonese dining staple, Shang Palace, will debut a brand-new menu helmed by an Executive Chef with over 17 years of experience in Chinese fine dining. Sage, the hotel’s signature grill restaurant,  also returns with an updated look, new signature cocktails, and a renewed culinary approach that prioritizes sustainably sourced quality ingredients. Other restaurants, such as Circles Event Café and Sage Bar, are slated to reopen in the upcoming months. 

Furthermore, Makati Shangri-La’s renowned events and banqueting spaces have all reopened, ready to host the colourful joys of life through memorable events and banquets.   


For room reservations, kindly email reservations.makati@shangri-la.com. For dining reservations, kindly email dining.makati@shangri-la.com or call (+63 2) 8813 8888.

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