Cebu holds historic as well as economic significance. It is the oldest city of the Philippines and is currently the economic nerve center of the southern and central part of the country, thereby attracting tourists for business as well as leisure.

If you are one to spend lavishly on accommodation for utmost comfort and privacy, but still look for the best service, here’s our list of luxury hotels that you should check out.

The Henry Hotel Cebu

1 Paseo Saturnino, Ma. Luisa Entrance Road One Paseo Compound, Banilad Cebu City

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Take a step into the hippiest and fun hotel in Cebu where the perfect blend of European, industrial and rustic meet. It is accentuated with art from end to end; hallways designed with vibrant pieces; and each room styled uniquely and creatively.

Accommodation varies from big rooms to extra extra large rooms; therefore, it is not only a hotel for single travellers, but for big families as well. Amenities are spot on, food is great, and the staff is well trained, which makes Henry’s one of the best luxury hotels around Cebu.

Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino

Salinas Drive, Lahug Cebu City, 6000

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This luxury castle-like hotel is grandly situated at the heart of the city’s commercial and business district – perfect for all kinds of travellers and visitors. The hotel is home to 561 guestrooms and suites, 10 wine-and-dine outlets, and is popularly known for its superior meeting and conference facilities.

Apart from that, there is a casino with a 19th century inspired ambiance, reminiscent of a gaming plaza, while equipped with modern facilities; Duty Free which offers an exceptional shopping experience; and a fitness center for those who want to attend extensive classes or just want to relax in the steam room.

Best Western Plus Lex Cebu

Escario St., cor, Juana Osmeña Ext. Cebu City, 6000

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Located at a prime location in the city, this hotel is an ideal choice for leisure and business.

The hotel boasts of fully equipped 86 exquisitely designed guest rooms and suites, 57 of which are superior rooms, 14 business class rooms, 10 deluxe rooms, 1 plus suite and 4 premier suites – catering to all types of travellers.

From lobby up to the roof deck, it has an impressive balance of luxury that refines the art of hospitality.

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

Cebu Veterans Drive, Nivel Hills, Apas, Cebu City

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Pleasantly situated on a hill, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu hotel lets you see a great full view of the beautiful city of Cebu and Mactan Island.

It houses 329 rooms and suites that provide luxurious accommodation and extra comfort, with top of the line amenities that will suit every visitor’s needs. A much talked about Café is found here, where they serve different kids of cuisines to cater to all kinds of palates.

Plus, a bar and grill that provides a luxurious dining experience from twilight to moonlight at 1000 feet high.

Bai Hotel Cebu

Ouano Avenue cor. Seno Boulevard North Reclamation Area

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Nestled between two cities – Mandaue and Cebu, this hotel presents spectacular harbor and city view with ultra-modern amenities and facilities.

A chic business hotel and culinary destination, with 668 guestrooms and 8 restaurants, all stylishly designed in contemporary hues that evoke an ambiance of modern luxury and spaciousness.

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