April 29, 2020

Shangri-La The Fort, Manila

Staycation-Approved Hotel in Metro Manila

Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

Shangri-La The Fort, Manila is a five-star luxury hotel in Manila, Philippines. The hotel is strategically located in the Bonifacio Global City Financial District, right beside the headquarters of the Philippine Stock Exchange and surrounded by corporate offices, residential condominiums, and retail outlets.

Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila
Lobby | Shangri-La The Fort, Manila

Guests arriving at the hotel will be welcomed by the concierge with the genuine Shangri-La brand of hospitality. You will be assisted with your luggage and will be led to the reception desk. If you booked a Horizon Room or a Suite, you will be assisted to the Horizon Club Lounge for your check-in.

Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

As a Golden Circle member, I always book my stays via shangrila.com or the Shangri-La Mobile App, and my check-in here at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila has always been swift and efficient. Room Award Redemption starts at 5,000 GC Award Points for a Deluxe Room and 9,000 GC Award Points for an Executive Suite.



COVID-19 Updates


Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila is one of the Staycation Hotels in Metro Manila authorized by the Department of Tourism to accommodate leisure guests while Metro Manila is placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ).

UPDATES as of June 1, 2021
  • Metro Manila is placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) from June 1-15, 2021.
  • Only residents of NCR Plus (Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, and Laguna) are allowed to check-in for staycation during GCQ.
  • Guests of all ages are allowed to check-in.
  • Swab Tests are no longer required for guests between 18 to 65 years old.
  • A negative RT-PCR (swab or saliva) test result is required for guests below 18 years old or above 65 years old.
  • See UPDATED Guidelines for Staycations in Metro Manila during General Community Quarantine (GCQ).

All guests are required to fill-out the hotel's Travel and Health Declaration Form prior to entry to the hotel. Once submitted, you will receive a QR Code Pass via the email which you need to present at the hotel's main entrance.



Golden Circle Benefits
Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

Golden Circle members are accorded with the following benefits during their stay at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. These benefits are extended to one registered companion staying with the Golden Circle member.

Gold Members
  • welcome amenity of fresh fruits

Jade Members
  • three choices of welcome amenities
  • early check-in at 11:00am (subject to room availability)
  • late check-out until 4:00pm (subject to room availability)
  • upgrade to the next best room category (if the reserved room type is not available upon check-in)
  • complimentary daily breakfast buffet at High Street Café

Diamond Members

COVID-19 Update

The Horizon Club Lounge and High Street Café are temporarily closed while Metro Manila is placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ). For the meantime, Golden Circle Jade and Diamond members can avail their complimentary breakfast benefit at Samba Peruvian Restaurant, the temporary breakfast venue of the hotel.




Rooms & Suites
Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

Shangri-La The Fort, Manila has a total of 576 elegant and modern guestrooms and suites. The property also boasts of the most spacious hotel accommodations in Metro Manila. Guests staying at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila enjoy panoramic views of the city.

Room Category Room Size
(sqm)
Bed
Configuration
Horizon
Club Lounge
Deluxe Room 45-47 King or Twin - - -
Deluxe High Street View Room ► 45-47 King or Twin - - -
Horizon Deluxe Room 45-47 King with access
Executive Suite 93 King with access
Premier Suite ► 100 King with access
Specialty Suite 143 King with access
Shangri-La Suite 239 King with access

Guests with a confirmed reservation in a Horizon Deluxe Room or Suite, as well as Golden Circle Diamond members, will be assisted by the concierge to the Horizon Club Lounge for their comfortable private check-in.

COVID-19 Update: While the Horizon Club Lounge is temporarily closed during General Community Quarantine (GCQ), all guests will be assisted to the front desk at the lobby for their check-in and check-out.




Deluxe High Street View Room (Corner Room)
Deluxe High Street View Room (Corner Room) | Shangri-La The Fort, Manila

The Deluxe High Street View Room measures 45-47 square meters and is available in a king bed or twin-bed configuration. The highlight of this room category is the view over Bonifacio High Street. This is Room 2813 which is a corner room version of the Deluxe High Street View Room. Read more ►



Premier Suite
Bedroom, Premier Suite | Shangri-La The Fort, Manila

The Premier Suite is one of the four suite categories of Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. Luxuriously spacious at 110 square meters, the Premier Suite features an expansive living area, a dining area, a separate bedroom, an ensuite marble bathroom, and a half bath. read more ►



Horizon Club Lounge


Shangri-La The Fort, Manila guests staying in a Horizon Deluxe Room or a Suite enjoy a host of exclusive benefits at the hotel's Horizon Club Lounge. Golden Circle Diamond members staying at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila, regardless of the room category and room rate they booked, also enjoy the same Horizon Club Lounge access and benefits. The Horizon Club Lounge is located on the 40th floor and is open daily from 6:00am to 11:00pm. Read more ►

COVID-19 Update: The Horizon Club Lounge is temporarily closed while Metro Manila is placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ). We will update this article once it reopens.




Temporary Horizon Club Benefits


While the Horizon Club Lounge is temporarily closed during General Community Quarantine (GCQ), Horizon Club guests can temporarily enjoy the following Horizon benefits effective June 1, 2021:

Horizon Club Benefit Temporary Venue Schedule
Set Breakfast Samba 7:00am to 10:30am
Evening Cocktails & Canapes Served In-Room 5:00pm to 7:00pm





Restaurants & Bars


Shangri-La The Fort, Manila has a total of nine restaurants and bars, making it the hotel with the most number of on-site dining options in Metro Manila. Guests can choose from casual to fine dining, from Asian to South American cuisines, and from seafood to steak specialties.

Restaurant Dining Experience
High Street Café ► the all-day dining restaurant serving local and international buffets
High Street Lounge the lobby lounge and bar serving light snacks, afternoon tea, and evening cocktails
Canton Road ► the premier Chinese restaurant serving Cantonese as well as Huaiyang, Sichuan, Hunanese, and Fujianese cuisines 
Bake House ► a bakeshop offering freshly baked bread, pastries, cakes, and confections
Samba ► a Peruvian restaurant with a festive vibe, serving authentic Peruvian and South American cuisines
Raging Bull Chophouse & Bar a steakhouse serving steaks made of premium meats sourced from sustainable farms
Raging Bull Burgers a casual dining restaurant that serves burgers made with locally sourced ingredients  
Ministry of Crab a seafood restaurant that combines the flavors of Sri Lanka with premium quality Philippine mud crab and prawns 
The Back Room a speakeasy specializing in innovative cocktails made with craft gin, paired with signature tapas 
Samba Latin Tapas ► a tapas bar serving small plates, Latin American-inspired tapas, cocktails, beers, liquor, and wines




The Table by Golden Circle



As a Golden Circle (GC) member, you can dine for free at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila by using (redeeming) the GC Award Points you earned whenever you stay or dine at any Shangri-La, Kerry Hotel, JEN Hotel, and Traders Hotel properties around the world. In-room dining charged to your room is also eligible to earn GC Award Points.

Dining Benefit Gold
Member
Jade
Member
Diamond
Member
Earn: GC Award Point(s) per eligible
USD1.00 spent on dining
1 point 1.25 points 1.50 points
Redeem: 10 GC Award Points on dining at US Dollar value equivalent USD1.00 USD1.25 USD1.25

When earning GC Award Points, please expect the points to be credited to your account one to two weeks after the date of the transaction.




High Street Café


High Street Café is the all-day dining restaurant of Shangri-La The Fort, Manila serving Western, Chinese, Japanese, Southeast Asian, and local Filipino dishes. The restaurant is located on the lobby level of the hotel and is open daily for buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Read more ►




Canton Road


Canton Road is the premier Chinese restaurant of Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. The restaurant serves Cantonese as well as Huaiyang, Sichuan, Hunanese, and Fujianese cuisines. Dishes at Canton Road adheres to traditional Chinese cooking techniques while being presented in a very modern fashion. Read more ►




Samba


Samba is a Peruvian restaurant located next to the pool deck of Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. Samba serves cuisines inspired by South America, Spain, and the Philippines. The restaurant has a festive vibe and offers both indoor and alfresco dining. Read more ►




Samba Latin Tapas


Samba Latin Tapas is a tapas bar and restaurant located at One Bonifacio High Street Park, beside Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. Samba Latin Tapas serves small plates, Latin American-inspired tapas, cocktails, beers, liquor, and wines. Read more ►




Bake House


Bake House is the newly opened pastry shop at the lobby level of Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. It serves bread, savory and sweet pastries, as well as cakes and sandwiches. Guests can then pair their snacks with brewed coffee, Barista-prepared espresso beverages, tea, and bottled juices. Read more ►




Breakfast Venues
Breakfast Buffet at High Street Cafe | Shangri-La The Fort, Manila

Below are your breakfast options during your stay at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. Your choices depend on the room type and room package you booked. Other factors to be considered are your dietary requirements and daily schedule:

  • Breakfast Buffet at High Street Café - Guests who booked a breakfast-inclusive room rate can enjoy the breakfast buffet at High Street Cafe from 06:00am to 10:00am (until 10:30am on weekends). The breakfast buffet spread includes a wide selection of Continental, Western, Filipino, Chinese, and Southeast Asian breakfast items. Free-flowing coffee, espresso, tea, and fruit juices are also included. Read more ►
  • Semi-Buffet Breakfast at the Horizon Club Lounge - Guests who booked a Horizon Deluxe Room or any of the Suites can enjoy the semi-buffet breakfast at the Horizon Club Lounge from 6:00am to 10:30am. Guests can order from the A la Carte Menu and enjoy Continental breakfast items from the buffet. Horizon Club Lounge guests can also choose to have the breakfast buffet at High Street Café. Read more ►

Guests staying in a Horizon Deluxe Room or a Suite, as well as Golden Circle Diamond Members, can freely switch between the two breakfast venues during their stay at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila.
COVID-19 Update: Both the Horizon Club Lounge and High Street Café are temporarily closed while Metro Manila is placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ). For the meantime, Samba Peruvian Restaurant serves as the hotel's breakfast venue for in-house guests.




In-Room Breakfast
In-Room Breakfast | Shangri-La The Fort, Manila

Guests who do not have breakfast included in their room package may opt to order from the in-room dining menu. This is ideal for Work-from-Hotel guests who wish to maximize their productive hours in the morning, and for guests who prefer to dine in the privacy and safety of their rooms. Read more ►



Breakfast Benefit for Golden Circle Members
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Breakfast at Horizon Club Lounge | Shangri-La The Fort, Manila

To recognize their loyalty to the Shangri-La brand, Golden Circle Jade and Diamond members enjoy the complimentary breakfast benefit during their stay at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila. Jade and Diamond members enjoy this benefit regardless of the room category and room package they booked. This benefit also extends to one registered companion.

Jade Members

Diamond Members (available in two venues)

Golden Circle Diamond Members can freely switch between the two breakfast venues during their stay at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila.
COVID-19 Update: While Metro Manila is placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ), Golden Circle Jade and Diamond members can avail their complimentary breakfast benefit at Samba Peruvian Restaurant, the temporary breakfast venue of the hotel.




Outdoor Swimming Pool
Outdoor swimming pool at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila

The hotel's outdoor swimming pool is located on level 8 and is open daily from 7:00am to 5:00pm. Only in-house guests are allowed to use the swimming pool. There is a separate swimming pool for kids. Sun loungers are also available to guests. Read the Swimming Pool Rules & Regulations.




Kerry Sports Manila
Kerry Sports Manila at Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

Kerry Sports Manila is a comprehensive fitness, wellness, and recreation club. Members, as well as in-house guests staying at Shangri-La The Fort, Manila, can access the following facilities:

  • a spacious gym with over 90 units of top of the line workout machines and equipment
  • an NBA-grade indoor basketball court
  • 2 covered outdoor tennis courts
  • 2 glass-backed squash courts
  • spacious exercise studios for yoga, Pilates, spinning, boxing, and mixed martial arts
  • wet area with sauna, steam room, and cold plunge pools
  • Kerry Sports Pool: a 25-meter outdoor lap pool and a hydrotherapy pool with special jets
  • Kerry Spa: offering sports and therapeutic massage treatments
  • Adventure Zone: a 1,000 sqm indoor playground for children of all ages 

COVID-19 Updates

  • Kerry Sports Manila is operating on limited capacity. Guests who wish to use the gym must book their gym time via the hotel's Susie Digital Guide or by calling the hotel's guest services. Please note that you can only book one (1) gym slot per day. For more details, you can refer to the New Normal Guidelines of Kerry Sports Manila.
  • Kerry Sports Pool is open daily from 6:00AM to 6:00PM however, only four persons can use the pool at any time. Guests who wish to use the swimming pool must book their gym time via the hotel's Susie Digital Guide or by calling the hotel's guest services. Read the complete Swimming Pool Rules & Regulations.
  • Kerry Spa is still temporarily closed until further notice.
  • Adventure Zone is still temporarily closed until further notice.




Earn & Redeem Golden Circle Points


Golden Circle (GC) members can earn GC Award Points from hotel stays, restaurant dining, and CHI The Spa treatments. The higher your Golden Circle tier, the more GC Award Points you earn.

Earn GC Award Points Gold
Member
Jade
Member
Diamond
Member
GC Award Point(s) earned per eligible
USD1.00 spend
1 1.25 1.50

GC Award Points can then be used to redeem for free nights on your next stay at any Shangri-La hotel or resort, Kerry hotel, Traders hotel, or JEN hotel around the world. GC Award Points can also be used to upgrade your standard room to a Horizon/Club Room or Executive Suite.

Shangri-La The Fort, Manila
Collection D
GC Award Points
to Redeem One Night
GC Award Points
to Upgrade
Deluxe Room 5,000 800
Deluxe High Street View Room 5,000 - - -
Horizon Deluxe Room 7,000 2,500
Executive Suite 9,000 4,500

Updated as of May 05, 2021



Location & Transportation
Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

Shangri-La The Fort, Manila is located some 10 kilometers from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the main international gateway to Manila. The hotel is located in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) and enjoys easy connectivity to the airport via Lawton Avenue. The Makati Central Business District is just a short drive away via the EDSA-Kalayaan Flyover.

Airport Transfer
  • The most convenient way to get from the airport to Shangri-La The Fort, Manila is by booking the hotel's Limousine Service. Rates start at PHP3,300.00 per way. 
  • Alternatively, you can also take a GrabCar (app) at the arrival area. Fares are already fixed upon booking. Fare ranges from PHP300.00 to PHP400.00 net per way. 
  • I don't recommend taking a Taxi from the airport. 

Moving Around
  • The most convenient way is to take a GrabCar which is available anywhere in Manila. Fares vary depending on the distance and time of the day. Once the booking is confirmed, the fare is already fixed. Just approach the hotel concierge if you need assistance.




Shangri-La The Fort, Manila
30th Street corner 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Fort Bonifacio
Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Contact: +63 (02) 8820-0888
E-mail: manilafort@shangri-la.com
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