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Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City 6000, Philippines (Formerly Waterfront Cebu City Hotel)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014
Freru Banilad, Cebu City
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Banilad, Cebu City
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Althoug still very magistic and pretty well maintained, the rooms need a complete renovation. The faded colour that once was prestigeous brown at this moment became depressing dark and cry for a full refresh. The public areas (lobby, shop, etc) are renewed a few years ago and still very inviting, as well as the restaurants. The food-quality and the wide... More

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Wow, these guys seriously need to renovate. The rooms are atrocious. I have no idea why they are not renovating these rooms! the restaruants there are good, however. But I really cant recommend staying there.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

At the Waterfront Hotel & Casino, you pay a 5-star price but get a 1-star service. This would have to be one of the most disappointing hotels in the Philippines. And I have travelled a lot in this country. The hotel building is generally ok, and the rooms are reasonably appointed. The real trouble is their working procedures and customer... More

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Paranaque
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Our company had a function in this hotel and I was fortunate to be upgraded to an executive suite; instead of a deluxe room (they were fully booked). The suite was comprised of two rooms of equal size. The first one had a dining table for four and a sofa and a working table with a monitor with built in... More

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Makati City
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The hotel is one of the biggest and most central in the city which is why it's a popular venue for conventions, weddings and other big gatherings. It has its own casino within its premises, and it's just 5-10 mins by car away from the Ayala-built mall and business park. The breakfast buffet at Cafe Uno has a wide spread... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

The rooms are outdated. The carpet is old and dusty. The washrooms in my standard room was very small. Cant comment on the casino since i dont gamble. One thing i do love about this place though is one of their restaurant - The Port. The buffet setup is awesome. I like all the food that they serve except for... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The Waterfront should be the landmark hotel for Cebu but unfortunately the quality of service and food has declined steadily over recent years. We have stayed there regularly over the last 10 years and this last visit will probably be our last. This hotel has the grandeur that no other hotel in Cebu has but is let down by falling... More

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Davao City, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stayed for one night at the Waterfront Hotel which certainly made a grand impression upon arrival - they have a guard dog to sniff bags at the entrance and a metal detector for guests to walk through, so security was high which made me feel very safe. Our bags were taken immediately by the porters on arrival and the... More

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Rhode Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

On an International level it is small and very limited. No blackjack, Caribbean stud or Texas Holden table games. I wasn't interested in paying while learning some game that is alleged to be like black jack. They probably don't realize the lost revenue by people not returning. They do have Texas Holden poker area and a bi monthly poker tourney.... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

no real issues. Pleasant enough. Waterfront name a misnomer. All amenities adequate. No time spent in casino so can't comment on that. Found all staff pleasant and helpful. Agree - rooms a little dated but then again, this is not downtown USA. Buffet at Uno was well-prepared and was even vegan-friendly.

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Address: Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City 6000, Philippines (Formerly Waterfront Cebu City Hotel)
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Cebu City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#5 Spa Hotel in Cebu City #8 Luxury Hotel in Cebu City
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