Aside from Metro Manila, Cebu is probably among the most urban places in the Philippines. With the numerous tourist spots in Cebu, it is also among the most visited provinces. Whether you are going to Cebu for business or for pleasure, you will surely need a place to stay in. Just like with the usual choices when it comes to accommodations, you can usually classify them based on their price ranges. Below are some of the best places you can stay in when in Cebu based on your budget.
- Condominiums. Since there are also numerous condominium buildings in Cebu, you can easily look for a condo units in Cebu unit that you can rent while you are there. There are some condo owners who rent out their unit for short terms and they offer daily, weekly, and monthly rates. You may also want to consider other Philippine real estate properties such as apartments and houses for rent.
- Cheap hotels. There are a lot of newly opened cheap hotels around Cebu City. Some of your choices are Fuente Oro Business Suites where rates range from 900PhP per night to 1200PhP per night. Other hotels with similar price ranges are Alba Uno Residencia, Hotel Stella, Golden Prince Hotel, and Ace Penzionne, among others.
There are also many hotels in Cebu City that are in the average price ranges. Expect room rates from a low of 2000Php to a high of 4000PhP in these hotels. Some good hotels you can try are Lancaster Mactan (from 2800PhP), Alpa City Suites (from 2300PhP), Crown Regency Cebu (from 3999PhP), Diamond Suites and Residences (from 3400PhP), and Harold’s Hotel (from 2800PhP), among others. The rooms in these hotels have the usual offerings such as minibar, double beds, and wifi access. Buffet breakfast for two is also usually included. The locations of these midrange hotels are varied. You can often find at least one in Mactan island, near the airport, Fuente, Banilad, and in areas near Ayala Center Cebu.
Cebu is also home to several high-priced luxury hotels, most of which are also resort hotels. Beach resort hotels abound especially along Mactan island’s beautiful beach. Some of the more popular resorts are Shangri-La Mactan Beach Resort where local residents can get a rate of 6500PhP per room per night and Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort and Spa with local residents rates starting from 7600PhP per room per night.