2 BR, 11 mins to Greenbelt, Makati,.LOCATION: Your home away from home. At the boundary of 3 cities – Makati, Pasay, and Manila, you can easily get to all these areas in minutes. This is perfect for those who would like to stay near Makati business district but away from the congestion of it all. You can get the feel of real city living. Not too far are 3 among the 29 world’s largest shopping malls in the world – Mall of Asia, Glorietta and Greenbelt Mall. You can also be at one of the top universities in the Philippines - Dela Salle University in 10 mins drive. Major tourist spots like Luneta Park and Intramuros are within 18 mins or less door-to-door. Two and half blocks away is Gil Puyat Avenue (also known as Buendia Avenue) where you can get all the public transportation (bus, jeep and taxi) to go to Makati business district which is approximately 11 minutes away without traffic. Around the neighborhood is Cash and Carry, a mall with fastfood restaurants, cafes, bakery, grocery, movie theater, bookstore, pharmacy and shops. All of these places you would need are within 5 minutes or less walking distance. Grocery: Cash and Carry Convenience Store/Deli: Mini Stop Fast food: Cash and Carry Mall (McDonalds, Yellow Cab Pizza, Filipino, Japanese and Chinese restaurants, etc.) Money changer & bank: Cash and Carry Mall Laundromat: Tap and Wash Laundry Shop Photocopying Machine: KBB Enterprise at the ground level of the apartment Mobile Phone loads: KBB Enterprise at the ground level of the apartment Malls: Cash and Carry Mall Dive Shop: Asia Divers. Across the street. Catholic Church: St. Joseph the Worker Parish Church WHAT IS IN STORE FOR YOU: •Central Location (minutes away from convenience areas and tourist spots) •5-minute walk to restaurants & cafes, cinema, grocery, currency exchange and banks/ATM •Free Wifi to come soon! •Hot Shower •Kitchen Access •Airport Service/Transfers available •Travel Packages with driver -- City Tour, Taal Volcano, Villa Escudero, Pagsanjan Falls THE APARTMENT: The whole building has 8 units and 3 commercial spaces at the ground level. It is quiet, bright, clean and with internet. The apartment is at a narrow two way street. Be mindful with crossing and be street smart. It is somewhat busy during weekdays as there are some office buildings in the neighborhood. Other than that, it is a typical Manila neighborhood. This cozy unit is at the back of a walk up building (no elevator) so this would have lesser noise as compared to being at the front. It can comfortably fit 8 people. 2 Queen size beds 1 double and 1 sofa bed. Water is free, please shower everyday as it can get really hot and humid in the Philippines. Towels will be provided. HOST: Would be able to provide you basic information how to get the best out of your stay in Makati. Jeth, our in-house assistant is going to welcome you. You will be briefed once you check in for directions to the different places you would like to go to and some basic things you would need to know. You can get in touch with her from 9 to 5 at the 4th floor. After office hours, we can be reached through mobile phone or by leaving a message here. RESERVATION: Please provide purpose of visit: (conference, tourism, work, school, etc) Mode of transportation coming to Makati: (plane, bus, car) Estimated Time of Arrival and Departure Provide the name/s of the people traveling with you. GETTING AROUND: Transportation: You can take public transportation by jeepney, bus or taxi. Take only official, metered or pre-booked taxis. Do not accept rides from people that approach you in the airport terminal. If you are interested with private airport service, you can avail of that for $30. This is advisable if your travel is in the evening. Please coordinate so we can arrange that for you. Taxi is available in front of the apartment building. Buses and jeepneys can be hailed at Gil Puyat Avenue, also known as Buendia Ave. which is 2 and ½ blocks away (3 minutes walk). Finding taxi in Manila is difficult, in general. For door to door pick up, use Uber or Grab. If it rains, you are likely to encounter flooding. It is more advisable to choose for an SUV pick up. Call the driver if the app shows that the driver is stalled. The gps system in the Manila is not perfect. Your best bet is to tell the driver that you are going closed to Buendia and Dian. From the side of Mercury Drug Pharmacy (corner of Gil Puyat and Dian) he can see the addresses going up. Traffic: Like in any metropolitan area, you would expect traffic. Depending on where you are going, prepare to add additional 30 minutes for worst case scenario if you are to go to nearby locations. If you are going to Quezon City, Alabang, and other far destinations, expect to be on the road for an hour and a half or more. The best time to travel is when workers are already at work and before they leave work during the weekdays. Avoid Baclaran Church on Wednesday and Quiapo Church on Fridays. Do not be surprised if there is traffic in the evenings. The call centers are open 24 hours a day. And, from September till December, it is time for busy holiday shopping season. In the Philippines, patience is a virtue. Popular Destinations: Below are distance information to go to popular areas from google maps 3.1 kms to Greenbelt Mall and Glorieta Mall for shops, fine dining and bars (11 min drive w/o traffic ) 3.2 kms to Cultural Center Complex for Manila Bay famous sunset and Sun Cruises to go to Corregidor Island (8 mins w/o traffic) 4.3 kms to Mall of Asia for shops and bars (12 mins drive w/o traffic ) 5 kms to Robinson's Place Malate for shops, restaurants and bars (14 mins drive w/o traffic ) 6.1 kms to Luneta Park via Gil Puyat and Roxas Boulevard (15 mins drive w/o traffic) 7.4 kms to Intramuros via Gil Puyat and Roxas Boulevard (18 mins drive w/o traffic) 7.3 kms to Airport NAIA Terminal 3 via South Express and Osmena Hi-way(15 mins drive w/o traffic ) 8.1 km to Global City via Sout Luzon and Osmena Highway (16 mins w/o traffic) 8.4 kms to Airport NAIA Terminal 3 via Skyway…with toll ( 15 mins drive w/o traffic ) 9.1 kms to Airport NAIA Terminal 1 via South Express and Osmena Hi-way(18 mins drive w/o traffic ) CHECKING IN/OUT: Please bring a proof of identification, such as your passport. If you are a local guest, we require 2 valid government-issued IDs. We cannot guarantee an early check in, unless there will be an available room or if there will be an early check out on the same room that you booked. The minimum age to check in is 18 years old. Anyone under 18 years old needs to be accompanied by an adult (21+ years or older).
2 bd 431 sqft Makati