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Robinsons Place Manila


by Jhaypee Guia on September 04, 2012
Robinsons Place Manila

Robinsons Place Manila is a shopping mall located behind the Philippine General Hospital and the campus of the University of the Philippines Manila in the City of Manila. It was the second and by-far, the largest Robinsons Mall ever built by John Gokongwei. It began operations in 1995 and was opened in 1997. The mall features anchors like Robinsons Supermarket and Robinsons Department Store.

 

History

Robinsons Manila was originally built in the 1980s, on the site of what was then the campus of the Ateneo de Manila University before it relocated toLoyola Heights, and the Assumption Convent before it relocated to San Lorenzo Village, Makati. It was then redeveloped into a 7-level shopping complex that houses more than 330 local shops, dining outlets, entertainment facilities and service centers. The Padre Faura Wing was opened on June 2000 which contains more shopping and dining facilities. It has opened another wing, The Midtown Wing or The Midtown in mid-2008, making it larger than Robinsons Galleria and therefore the largest Robinsons Mall.

Robinsons Place Manila is connected to a twin residential high-rise condominium – Robinsons Place Residences and Adriatico Residences.

Features

Robinsons Place Manila features the following Features:

  • Dream Town, an indoor theme park
  • Robinsons Department Store
  • Robinsons Supermarket
  • Food Court
  • The Handyman Hardware Store
  • Robinsons Movie-world
  • Entertainment Outlets such as Bingo, Bowling and Billiards Centers
  • Scenic Elevators and Fountains
  • Toys R Us
  • G-box amusement
  • Fitness First
  • Handyman
  • Robinsons Movieworld – seven cinemas including one 3D cinema (Midtown Cinema 3)
  • Boutiques and shops (local and international brands), restaurants, cafes and various dining outlets
  • Daniel Sicat's Restaurant
  • Harvey Alcantara's Armpit and Deodorant Store
  • Happy Lemon

List of Accommodations in the City

Here is the list of hotels that can be found in Manila that offers good service and accommodations.

  • Bayview Park Hotel - Ermita, Manila
  • Centara Hotel Manila - Malate, Manila
  • Century Park Hotel - Malate, Manila
  • Diamond Hotel Manila - Malate, Manila
  • G Hotel Manila by Waterfront - Malate, Manila
  • Hotel H20 Manila - Rizal Park, Manila
  • Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila - Ermita, Manila
  • Manila Hotel - Rizal Park, Manila
  • Pan Pacific Manila - Malate, Manila
  • Ramada Manila Central - Binondo, Manila
  • The Bayleaf Intramuros - Intramuros, Manila
  • Waterfront Manila Pavilion - Ermita, Manila

Getting around the Manila City

Manila is the capital of the Philippines. Tourists can go around Manila through many options. Buses, FXs, jeepneys, taxis, tricycles, and pedicabs are available as a mode of transportations in the city. The city is also serviced by the Manila Light Rail Transit System, popularly known as LRT, as distinct from the MRT in other parts of Metro Manila.

Calesas are still used in the streets of Binondo and Intramuros.

The Port of Manila, located in the vicinity of Manila Bay, is the chief seaport of the Philippines. The city is also served by the Pasig River Ferry Service which runs on the Pasig River.

The city is served by the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Diosdado Macapagal International Airport.

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