3 Reasons to Visit Binondo, Manila’s Chinatown

Established in 1594, Binondo is the oldest Chinatown in the world. Located in Manila, it was a commercial center long before the Spaniards arrived in the Philippines. 

Today, Binondo continues to be a cultural hub in the country. Here are 3 reasons why you should visit Manila’s Chinatown, Binondo:

1. It has the best Chinese restaurants

From tasty soup noodles to yummy local pastries, Binondo will surely satisfy your cravings for Chinese cuisine. Sample steamed dumplings from hole-in-the-wall eateries or feast on an entire lauriat from established authentic restaurants.


2. There are hundreds of cheap stores

When somebody says Binondo, you might instantly think Divisoria. This commercial center is well-known for low-priced and wholesale markets. There are dozen other stores from different malls in the area. You might even be surprised to see affordable finds on the street.

3. The Culture

From churches and historical structures to museums and parks. There’s plenty to see and do in Binondo. Get to know the roots of Manila and how it has evolved through the years.


A full day might not be enough to fully see the beauty of Binondo and the district can surely get busy, especially during the weekends. Luckily, you can stay right at the center of it all at Hotel Lucky Chinatown.


This hotel is right in Binondo at Lucky Chinatown, close to Binondo Church (also known as Minor Basilica of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz) and Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz. It is also beside Binondo Museum.


Despite its central location in the city, Hotel Lucky Chinatown provides private accommodation. All rooms have a calm and relaxing ambiance.


The hotel is also home to Cafe de Chinatown, which offers fusion dishes, and Zabana Bar, where you can get signature cocktail drinks.

Hotel Lucky Chinatown Standard Room Queen Bed

Starting on February 20, 2020, Hotel Lucky Chinatown is offering its 2020 Sale! You can stay at a Standard Room (with a Queen Bed) for only PHP 2,020! Click here to book.

Hotel Lucky Chinatown gym

With the 2020 Sale, you get free Wi-Fi access, complimentary bottled water, and complimentary parking. You may also get to use the fitness center, free of charge.


Take advantage of the 2020 Sale from Hotel Lucky Chinatown and explore Binondo!

Promo valid until March 31, 2020.


*Hotel promo is subject to change without prior notice