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Hotels in Dumaguete

Hotels in Dumaguete are affordable and offer a good value for money. If you don’t want to stay in a Beach Resort in Dauin, and be in the lively student city you can find a good variety of Hotels in Dumaguete. Most are close to the center of the city and many Restaurants and shopping opportunities are in walking distance.

Hotel Nicanor

There is a tranquil little spot in the bustling city of down-town Dumaguete. A traveler will love this place, especially if he or she wants to be near the convenience of the city center. The hotel is equipped with modern facilities and the structure is fresh and clean. The hotel aims to give the best accommodations to guests and will make sure you’ll get your pennies worth.

There’s a snack shack in the hotel and purified drinking water is free on every floor. Hotel Nicanor has an elevator, 24 hour generator, WiFi and laundry service for guests. The rates are reasonable and each room is air-conditioned with mini bars, cable TV, a bath tub and hot and cold shower.

You can choose from different kinds of rooms. The Standard Room, Superior Room, Family Room Executive De Luxe and the Nicanor Suite which faces the beautiful sea.

Hotel Palwa

Hotel Palwa is proud of its hospitable environment, they want their guests to feel the Filipino hospitality and they are doing a great job. It is very affordable and they boast of 38 spacious, newly refurbished comfy rooms and is located in the central district, making it convenient for the visitors of the wonderful Dumaguete City.

The hotel facilities include a view deck, laundry service, a function hall, elevator, conference room, safety deposit box for valuables, massage clinics, souvenir shop, travel packages, a restaurant, pick-up from ports and more.
The rooms are newly renovated and clean, each room includes a flat screen HD cable TV, WiFi, aircon units and hot & cold shower.

You can choose from 6 different kinds of rooms for affordable prices and they also offer monthly rates for people who are planning to stay there for more than just the tours.

Honeycomb Tourist Inn

Honeycomb Tourist Inn is a very nice location for tourists looking for a cozier feel in a great location. It is located along the Rizal Boulevard, a stretch of road facing the beautiful sea and is quite close to the airport and sea port as well. The interior of Honeycomb is magnificent, the Spanish interiors are designed beautifully and it’s a great place to dine while enjoying the feel of sea breeze.

The hotel has sixteen fully air-conditioned rooms, hot and cold shower for guests, complimentary breakfast, free WiFi and the parking is spacious as well. The staff are very professional and efficient and will make sure to listen to your requests and concerns.

What’s awesome about this place is they also have a resto-bar, sports bar and a coffee shop. Lots of recreational things to do here like play billiards, darts, poker and even sing in a karaoke machine!

Hotel Essencia

Hotels in Dumaguete

Hotel Essencia is near the city proper, very convenient if you are planning to take tour around the city. The famous Rizal Boulevard and the equally famous Silliman University is very accessible from Hotel Essencia and is also close to

every kind of transportation in the city. It is a brand new 9-storey inn in the main district.

The hotel is quite big, they have 150 fully air-conditioned rooms with safety deposit box, coffee/tea counter, refrigerator and cable TV. They also have their own restaurant, coffee shop, spa, souvenir shop, a travel agency, function rooms perfect for events and they also offer laundry services and transportation for guests.

The staff at Hotel Essencia are very efficient, friendly and very helpful, checking in is fast and easy, they make sure that you have everything you need and you are comfortable in your room.


The GoHotels in Dumaguete City is just like any other GoHotels branch in the country. It is a chain of hotels in different place in the country and they really do serve a good budget accommodation for travelers. This lodge is very modern and clean, they offer hot and cold showers in every room with fresh crisp sheets and towels.

GoHotel is around 10-15 minute ride from the boulevard, the boulevard is an area by the bay with lots of good restaurants and bars, this is where the night life thrives in Dumaguete City.

The hotel is very affordable and direct to the point, it is a convenient stay for frequent travelers who just need a place to stay in without really caring about the charm and beauty. They focus on what a guest needs and do a good job at it. They also offer cheap room service massage for relaxation.

Florentina Homes

Located in a quiet residential area in the city, Florentina Homes Apartment Hotel is a great apartment-style lodging ideal for visitors who really want to feel at home while on a trip. The location is peaceful and quiet, ideal for family getaways.

The apartment hotel is only five minutes from the airport, a very short ride, it is walking distance to the Ang Tay Golf Course and the St. Paul University and 10 minutes away from the port and commercial center.

The place is accentuated with tropical plants and they also have their own restaurant, coffee shop, swimming pool, 24 hour security and you can also fix your transport service here.

All of the 9 big units are beautifully furnished and is enough to accommodate 4 guests, you also have your own living room, cable TV, WiFi, air-conditioning, kitchen and even a balcony.

Coco Grande

If you are looking for a place to stay where being in the heart of the Dumaguete City is your preferred location, then Coco Grande is the best place for you. It is near the popular Silliman University and about 15 minutes away from the shopping malls, bars and other establishments.

Coco Grande is a stop and go hotel, great for business trips or for frequent travelers, it simple yet very convenient. Here you can also arrange the trip if you are also planning to visit Siquijor.

There’s something warm about their staff, very friendly and experienced in dealing with guests, they are very professional and efficient.

There’s an antiquated feel to the hotel, a classic beauty with beautiful big rooms, spacious bathrooms and closets. It is popular among tourists who are looking for simple, classy and less modern ambiance for their lodging. Coco Grande is a very relaxing unique hotel where space will never be an issue. Even if they don’t have the same recreational facilities like swimming pools as the other hotels do it definitely has its own charm.