Manila is a city of contrasts, and boundaries, where you get what you pay for. So in a marginal central area dominated by a major university and sport stadium, you're not in the business hub. Makati is not far, and costs more.
So this studio needs a better description and definition - it's not luxury, it's ordinary. It's a tedious walk to a budget supermarket where cheap necessities are available in abundance, and a willing street-tricycle will get you back effortlessly (for you). The multi-storey block is dominated by students, all charming, polite, helpful and busy. And so the 'free' wireless in the block is massively over-subscribed.
So it's a bit of effort to get comfortable, ideal place for good-value longstay or short.More