Frequently traveling to Cebu City with friends, or with/for family, I don’t mind scouring the city for cheap places to stay especially when budget requires it. Here are some cheap and budget-friendly to reasonably priced accommodations and places to stay in Cebu City. Since “budget travel” is relative to the kind of traveler you are, here is a healthy list of accommodations with reasonable rates for your comfort.

Patria de Cebu

Patria, P. Gomez St., Cebu City, 6000 Cebu

Rates: Fan room ( 1 person; common comfort room) ~5USD
Fan room ( 1 person; own comfort room) ~5USD
Fan room ( 2 person; sharing comfort room) ~7USD

Patria de Cebu is a student dormitory that allows guest/visitors to stay in available rooms. Ideal for budget travelers or groups who prefer dorm type of accommodation. Located infront of Cebu Cathedral Church, it is walking distance to the Sto. Nino Church and other historical sites in this part of the City.

Capitol Tourist Inn
290 Don Gil Garcia St., Capitol Site, 6000 Cebu City

Rates: Single Economy ~11USD
Single Executive ~13USD
Double Mat ~14USD
Double Twin ~16USD
Family ~18USD

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Verbena Pension House

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584 Don Gil Garcia Street, Capitol Site, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines 6000

Rates: Empress Room (2 Single Bed or 1 Double Bed) ~28USD
Superior Deluxe Family Room ( 1 Single and 1 Double Bed ) ~32USD
Super Deluxe Family Room ~41USD

The hotel lies few meters from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With the city’s main attractions such as Rizal Memorial Library and Museum, Cebu Doctor’s Hospital, Chong Hua Hospital within close reach, visitors to the hotel will just love its location. The facilities and services provided by Verbena Pension House ensure a pleasant stay for guests. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas.
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Hotel Pier Cuatro

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3rd Avenue, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City

Rates: Standard Room(2 Single Bed, no view) ~23USD
Deluxe Room (2 Double Bed, no view) ~28USD
Superior Room (2 Double Bed, no view) ~33USD – recommended room

Situated close to Cebu City’s port area and a few steps away from SM City Cebu, this hotel gives guests easy access to Cebu International Convention Center, Fort San Pedro, and banking establishments. Rooms and suites are spacious, furnished, and equipped with a private bathroom with hot and cold shower, telephone, and cable TV. Providing cozy lodging with friendly hospitality, and is an ideal place to stay in Cebu.

The Center Suites

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Escario St. Extension, Gonzales Compound, Brgy. Camputhaw, Cebu City

Rates: Standard Double ( 2 Single Bed ) ~16USD
Twin Room ( 2 Single Bed; bigger room) ~21USD

Situated in Camputhaw, The Center Suites is the perfect place to experience Cebu City. Guests can enjoy easy access to Mango Avenue, Ayala Center, Mango Square Mall are just some of the attractions available to visitors.
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Diamond Suites & Residences

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No. 8 Apitong St. cor. Escario St., Cebu City

Rates: Superior Room ( 2 Single Bed) ~43USD
Deluxe Room ( 2 Double Bed) ~56USD

Perfectly situated in Cebu, Diamond Suites & Residences is close to Cebu’s business area. Guests will have easy access to the Cebu Business Park, shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment hubs. It has furnished and equipped with standard amenities for guests’ utmost comfort and convenience such as high-speed internet access, an LCD TV, air conditioner, in-room safe, mini-bar, and a private bathroom with a hot and cold shower. Guests can take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, dine at the restaurant that serves a variety of delicious dishes. Providing comfortable accommodation with excellent facilities, Diamond Suites & Residences is an ideal place for both business and leisure travelers to stay in Cebu.
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The Maxwell Hotel

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N. Escario Street, Brgy. Camputhaw, Cebu City, Cebu

Rates: Superior Room ~21USD

The Maxwell Hotel enjoys a fantastic location right in the heart of Cebu’s commercial and business center. It’s equipped with standard amenities such as cable TV and DSL Internet access. Guests with a laptop can also enjoy Wi-Fi Internet access at the lobby.For, any travel needs, be it plane tickets, car rentals, or city tours, simply inform the hotel’s staff and all will be promptly taken care of, delicious meals at the restaurant can be enjoyed, unwind at the bar with live music entertainment, and a massage service is also available when requested.

Pillows Hotel

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208 Gov. M. Roa Street (previously Kamuning Street), Fuente Area-Capitol Site, Cebu City

Rates: Standard ( 1 Queen Bed ) ~29USD
Standard Double Room ~31USD
Superior (2 Single Bed) ~37USD
Superior Twin Room ~42USD

Pillows Hotel Cebu is merely 13.1 km away from the city center and the airport can be reached within 21 minutes. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations. Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Pillows Hotel Cebu is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, photocopying, printer, private check in/check out to ensure our guests the greatest comfort.

The Orchard Cebu Hotel
A.S. Fortuna Street, Bakilid, Mandaue, Mandaue City, Cebu
Rates: Standard Room (2 Single and 1 Double Bed; City view) ~38USD
           Deluxe Room (2 Single Bed and 1 Double Bed; City view) ~44USD
           Deluxe Double or Twin Room ~49USD
           Suite ~67USD
Conveniently located in the heart of Mandaue, The Orchard Cebu Hotel offers its guests a convivial atmosphere with the warmth and hospitality of the Filipino people who are ready and willing to serve every need. It is just a few minutes away from commercial centers, banks, shopping malls, entertainment centers, spas, salons, medical centers, schools, and port areas. Transiting in between destinations, The Orchard Cebu Hotel is an easy 15 to 20-minute drive from Mactan – Cebu International Airport. Notably close by to The Orchard Cebu Hotel are the Cebu International Convention Center, J Centre Mall, Parkmall, Design Center of Cebu, Oakridge Business Park, and other public facilities.
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Dynasty Tourist Inn

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Jasmine Street, Capitol Site, Cebu City

Rates:Executive ( 1King and 1 Single bed) ~20USD
Deluxe (2 Single bed or 1 Queen or Kind bed) ~20USD
Family Room ( 1 Queen  and 1 Single bed) ~25USD

Hotel Facilities includes: 24-hour front desk, room service and security. It has bar business center, coffee shop,  concierge and convenience store. With daily housekeeping, and express check-in/check-out. They also have  luggage storage, free Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas.


City Suites Ramos Tower by Crown Regency

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F. Ramos Street, Cebu City

Rates: Deluxe Room (2 Single Bed or 1 Single and 1 Double Bed)
Without breakfast ~27USD
With Breakfast ~36USD
Corner Deluxe (2 Single Bed or 1 Single and 1 Double Bed)
Without breakfast ~33USD
With Breakfast ~44USD

Guests can enjoy on-site features like a business center, laundry service, meeting facilities, facilities for disabled guests, and Wi-Fi in public areas. All guestrooms feature a variety of comforts such as a shower, complimentary bottled water, balcony/terrace, air conditioning, and refrigerator to please even the most discerning guest. The hotel’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay.

Castle Peak Hotel

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F.Cabahug Cor. pres. Quezon Sts, Villa Aurora, Mabolo, Cebu City

Rates: Grand Superior Double or Twin Room ~34USD
Deluxe Double or Twin Room ~41 USD

Castle Peak Hotel is a comfortable business class hotel located in Cebu. It is accessible to the international airport and the port/pier, and the nearest beach is 20 minutes away. The guestrooms on offer range from cozy standard types to spacious suites. Each room comes with complete list of standard amenities for guests’ ultimate comfort.


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Golden Peak Hotel & Suites

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Gorordo Avenue corner Escario Street, Kamputhaw, Lahug, Cebu City

Rates: Superior Room ( 2 Single Bed or 1 Double Bed; City view) ~25USD
Deluxe Room (2 Single Bed or 1 Double Bed; City View) ~30USD
Junior Suite (1 Queen Bed; City View) ~61USD

Golden Peak Hotel & Suites is a standard hotel, perfect for those travelers who wish to spend most of their time exploring the beautiful city and islands of Cebu. Its location is a quick access to major venues like the Grand Convention Center, Ayala Center, and Fuente Osmena. It has satellite television, room service, and air conditioning are just a few of the amenities offered in each guestroom, and the property’s restaurant serves international and local Filipino cuisine for most of the day.
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If you do have enough budget to take on extra few hundreds for accommodation, try reasonably priced hotels too!

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