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Welcome to Casinos in Manila. On this website you can find information about all casinos in Manila. A couple of years ago there were just a couple of casinos in Manila, all owned and operated by Pagcor (owned by the government), but in the recent years a lot has changed and The Philippines is now expected to be one of the worlds top casino destinations in the near future. That’s why we decided to put up this website so that you can easily find up-to-date info about all Manila casinos on one website.

We will list all open casinos as well as the casinos that are still under development so that you can follow the progress on all new casinos as well.

The first mega Manila casino that opened in Manila was Resorts World Manila. In a couple of years there will be a lot more of these mega casinos, such as City of Dreams Manila (formerly known as Belle Grande), Resorts World Bayshore, Manila Bay Resorts and the Solaire Resorts and Casino, of which many are already under construction and scheduled to open within the next couple of years.

Resorts World Bayshore

Resorts World Bayshore is the 4th casino to open in Entertainment City Manila. Construction on the first phase of the resort will start in early 2013. The first phase of the casino resort is expected to open in 2016. Resorts World Bayshore will be over 3 times the size of Resorts World Manila and will include two hotels, a mall, a 3000 seat grand opera, restaurants, bars and of course a 24 hours casino. The resort will also have several residential towers and is rumored to include a small theme park.

One of the hotels in Resorts World Bayshore will be operated by Westin (Starwood hotels) and will be named the Westin Manila Bayshore and is set to on July 1 2016.

Solaire Resort and Casino Manila

The Solaire Manila Resort and Casino is the first Casino that opened in Entertainment City Manila. It opened it’s doors to the public on March 16 2013. The casino is owned and operated by Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels Inc.

Solair Casino is aiming to bring Vegas standard to Manila in terms of entertainment, sexy hostesses, free alcoholic drinks for playing customers, luxurious restaurants, a complete VIP floor, etc.

Currently the first phase of the casino is open and offers 185,000 square feet of casino space which will have over 1,200 slot machines and 300 gaming tables as well as a luxurious hotel which has over 500 rooms, including suites and bayside villas. A lot more space and hotel rooms will be added in the coming years during the next phases. Solaire also has a convention center, ball rooms, an entertainment area for live performances, a 1,300-square-meter spa and fitness center, outdoor pool and of course shops, bars and signature restaurants, which you can find below.

Below you can find some renders and photos of Solaire Manila.

Solaire Manila

Solaire Casino Manila

Solaire Casino Resort Manila

 

Solaire Resort Manila has largest luxurious hotel rooms. All of the resort’s suites have a spacious lounge area, walk-in closet, jacuzzi and flat screen TVs (in both the living room and bathroom). The bayside villas have spectacular views over the Manila Bay and have 24/7 private butler service, a 24/7 dedicated chef as well as in-suite spa facilities, a home theatre system and their own private pool, jacuzzi and putting green.

Solaire Resort Bars and Restaurants

The Solaire Resort in Manila has various bars and restaurants. Below you can find an overview:

- Solaire Restaurants

Below you can find an overview of the signature restaurants:

Strip Steakhouse
Strip Steakhouse is an upscale steak restaurant located in Solaire Casino.  It is one of the hottest steak houses of the Philippines. Besides amazing views of Manila Bay, Strip offers premium steaks and the finest cuts of beef, including American Kobe. Stip also has a great selection of over 3,000 bottles of wines.

Finestra
Finestra is Solaire Resort’s Italian fine dining restaurant where you can enjoy hand made pastas, great home made pizzas and other tasteful Italian dishes. Finestra also offers an antipasti lunch buffet. It also has a private room with private patio. The restaurant has great panoramic views of the Manila Bay.

Red Lantern
The Red Lantern is a restaurant at Soilaire resort where you can enjoy famous Chinese/Asian specialities such as suckling pig, peking duck, fresh fish, soups, dim sum, etc., all made with fresh ingrediens that arrive daily from all over Asia.

Yakumi
Yakumi restaurant is Solaire’s Japanese fine dining restaurant that serves fresh sushi, sashimi, robatayaki and other famous Japanese dishes. Most ingrediens are freshly flown in from Japan. Yakumi has an open kitchen and also offers private teppanyaki rooms and a great Sake selection.

Besides Solaire’s fine dining restaurants the resort also has several casual dining restaurants:

Lucky Noodles (serves noodles and rice dishes, open 24 hours)
Fresh (serves a mixture of Korean, Japanes, Chines, Filipino and Continental cuisine, open 24hours)

In addition to the restaurants there is also a food court, which has 6 sections: Patisserie (coffee and pasties), Americano (Burgers and Pizzas), Chicken Lickin’ (Chicken), Pan Asian (various Asian cuisines), Hong Kong (HK Style food) and Sapporo (Japanese).

- Solaire Bars and Lounges

There are several bars and lounges in Solaire Resort, below you can find an overview.

Eclipse
Eclipse is a latin inspired lounge where DJs and bands play until the early mornings, where you can enjoy great cocktails. The lounge is open 24 hours a day in weekends.

Dragon Bar
Dragon Bar is located in the hotel lobby lounge. Here you can have drinks, cocktails, martinis as well as breakfasts and bar chow.

Sunset Bar & Gril
Poolside bar and lounge where you can enjoy tropical cocktails, fresh juices as well as fresh salads and juicy burgers while enjoying the pool or watching the sunset over manila bay. Dragon bar also offer private cabanas.

Empire VIP Club
Solaire’s Empire VIP Club is located in Room 8 at the VIP Gaming Floor in the Solaire Resort & Casino. The club is for VIP members only.

City of Dreams Manila

City of Dreams Manila (formerly known as The Belle Grande Manila) will be the second casino to open in Entertainment City Manila. It is located along Aseana Boulevard. The expected opening for City of Dreams Manila is June of 2014.

The City of Dreams in Manila Bay, designed by Asya Design, will house a large casino, two L-shaped hotel towers as well as 4 condotel towers (click on the picture below to see the full render of the complex).

The Belle Grande Casino and Resort  Manila

City of Dreams Manila hotels are expected to be operated by 3 different 5 star hotel brands. There will be around 1000 hotel rooms. The gaming area (19,626 square meters) will house 350 gaming tables and 1,900 slot machines. In addition there will be a theater, luxury shopping and dining.

The City of Dreams Casino and Resort is very recognizable by it’s ‘golden’ all-glass towers. Below you can find a photo of the current development progress.

Belle Grande Aerial view

Belle Grande Casino Manila

City of Dreams will have various luxurious hotels such as the 260 room Crown Towers Hotel. Another hotel in this complex will be the Nobu Manila Hotel (including the famous Nobu restaurant).

There will also be a night club in the City of Dream’s “Fortune Egg” building.

The Manila Bay Resorts

The Manila Bay Resorts will be the third resort and casino to open in “Entertainment City Manila” (aka Pagcor City) in Manila Bay (the Manila Bay Strip) and is expected to open in 2014.

Manila Bay Resorts

Besides a world-class casino, which will be open 24/7, the Manila Bay Resort complex will boast 3 hotels – 2 luxurious and one budget – totaling over 2,000 rooms. Inside the complex will be an enormous indoor pool with a man-made sand beach covered by a huge glass dome, vegas-style water fountains, restaurants, and a huge shopping mall for both luxury and outlet shopping.

Indoor Beach Pool Manila Bay Resorts

The Manila Bay Resorts is being developed by Tiger Resorts and Entertainment Inc, which is a subsidiary of Japan-based casino resorts developer and operator Universal Entertainment Corp.

Check the video below to see the official Manila Bay Resorts video presentation.

Below you can find some more pictures of the Manila Bay Resorts plans and its current development progress.

Manila Bay Resorts ExteriorManila Bay Resort Entrance

Check the Entertainment City Manila page for more information and a full map of the complex.

Resorts World Manila

Resorts World Manila was the first mega casino resort to open in Manila. It soft-opened in August 2009 and officially opened in July 2010. It is currently the largest casino resort in the Philippines. Resorts World Manila is located along Newport Boulevard right across the airport (NAIA Terminal 3) in Newport City (Pasay).

Resorts World Manila currently has 3 hotels (Maxims, Mariott and Remington) totaling over 1500 rooms and a 30,000 square meter casino. In addition there is a 30,000 square meter mall which features luxury shopping, restaurants, bars, cinemas, night clubs and other entertainment.

In 2016 phase 3 of Resorts World Manila is expected to finish which will add another 1,000+ hotel rooms and more retail and gaming space. One of the new hotels at Resorts World Manila will be the Sheraton Manila Hotel.

Resorts World Manila is a partnership between Genting Hong Kong Ltd. (GHK), Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) and Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc. (Travellers).

Resorts World is opening a second casino resort in the Manila Entertainment City in 2016 called Resorts World Bayshore.