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Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I booked my room four days in advance. When I came there they told me they don't have a room. A couple just left the hotel due to loud noise from construction work in the hotel, so I asked if I couldn't get their room. I asked three times if they're sure not having a room. Finally I got a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

I traveled in Cebu, 'twas sinulog that time. Me and my boyfriend stayed here, not so clean(and when I say not so clean I meant dirty!) and not so friendly staff! 'twas not so great accommodation for me, not great for a place to stay!

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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Villa de Mercedes is an affordable budget accommodation I had first heard about from Lonely Planet. It has been around awhile. It is centrally located 2 blocks south of the Capitol Building, 3 blocks from Cebu Doctors Hospital, and 10 minutes walk to Osmena Circle and Robinsons Supermarket. There are inexpensive places to eat nearby to suit every budget. There... More 

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Haugesund, Norway
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

I have stayed many times at Villa de Mercedes pensione house and I like the place very much. And it is located at a safe place in Cebu. It's only walking distance to Robinsons Fuente shopping mall (6-7 min) If you want to go to Ayala shopping mall is it 15 20 min to walk. If you want to use... More 

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5 Thank Vardmann
David, Panama
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Not fancy, but clean, good aircon, good size fridge, friendly staff, and good location

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Manila, Philippines
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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We came to Cebu to attend a friend's wedding. The place wasn't bad at all. Don't expect anything grand but basic essentials are there, rooms & bathrooms are clean. The area was also ideally located, with Ayala Mall just a few minutes away. There is also a Filipino restaurant close to the accommodation. The food there is really amazing, definitely... More 

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4 Thank Cristina R
Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

This was our first trip to the Philippines and we had no idea what to expect by way of hotels or the city.The area is not the greatest but actually, for Cebu city, it was pretty good, you just have to keep your wits about you a bit more at night we felt. The hotel staff are really friendly but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2011

we have stayed here many times stakk great and friendly also security guard at night plus in room you get fridge which is good to keep food and drink in very clean and shower big and warm watter roos are quiet big as well

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Davao City, Philippines
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2008

I often visit Cebu twice or three times a year and usually stay in pension houses near the capitol. Last July, my boyfriend and I decided to stay at Villa de Mercedes because of its ideal location, close to almost everything (fastfood, restaurants, laundry shops, ATMs and banks, grocery stores, capitol, etc.), and Ayala mall is just about 10 minutes... More 

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Address: 99 Gov. A. Climaco St. (Orchid St.) | Capitol Site, Cebu City 6000, Philippines (Formerly Villa de Mercedes Pension House)
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Cebu City
Price Range: $25 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Villa De Mercedes Pension House Hotel Cebu City
Dona Mercedes Hostel Cebu Island/Cebu City

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