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Crowne Garden Hotel
Ranked #76 of 87 Hotels in Cebu City
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Comfortable,quiet,bedroom.. let down by lousy bathroom & breakfast”
Reviewed March 21, 2009

We stayed here for 2 weeks in March and found it to be not too bad for the low price paid.

So many Philippine hotel rooms have a hard slab for a bed. However, at the Crowne Garden,the bed appeared to be new, and was very comfortable. Certainly comparable to what you would find in a UK/US hotel room.
The TV had a wide choice of channels, the air con was reasonable and quiet, the large refrigerator was a godsend. The room was well-soundproofed from the busy road outside. No kettle is provided but there is a thermos and you can ask for hot water.

The bathroom let the room down. What seemed to be a 3ft-long and extremely narrow bathtub was just not useable for a 6ft tall Brit. Unfortuantely the showerhead produced a pitiful trickle of water and was fitted 4ft above the tub. Not good at all unless you're short.

Breakfast is free, but definitely not worth getting out of bed for. A choice of 3 set dishes. The 'American breakfast' was the only western choice, and consisted of scrambled egg, soggy semi-toasted bread and some foul tinned corned beef or mystery meat. Why they think this is what they eat for breakfast in America is a mystery to me!

It is worth mentioning that we were initually given a room on the 3rd floor and had to ask to be moved. The reason being that the room's walls were suffering so badly from cracking in the corners, that it went all the way to the next room and we could hear everything & had no privacy. The hotel moved us to a much better room on the 5th floor.

Also worth mentioning is that the hotel asks for full payment on check-in; Which isnt too great if you dont like the place after the 1st night!

All-in-all an average hotel, saved by having comfortable beds, cheap rates, and a location which is convenient for accessing most places in Cebu.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2008

My favorite Hotel in all of Cebu. Great Value, Safe and centrally located. Cold A/C, hot shower, comfortable bed, cable TV, and refrigerator in the room. Nice and clean with friendly hotel staff. I have lost count on the number of times I have stayed at this hotel. Its located next to the Waterfront Hotel and the crap table at the Waterfront's casino opens at 10pm. If your a value traveler on a budget this is your kind of hotel.

  • Liked — The value, and location.
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed June 2008
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2008

The hotel is pretty clean, I have seen 1 tiny gecko and 2 roaches in 4 weeks there. The hotel has safety deposit boxes available. Room service will come daily of course and they do a very nice job. The girls at the front desk are pretty helpful as well. The hotel has WiFi, not the best but it is good enough for browsing, checking mail or chatting. Refrigerator, air conditioning and showers work fine. Showers do have a water heater in them, it can fluctuate a little but not much. You also get a free breakfast every morning. I will stay there again.

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  • Stayed February 2008, traveled solo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2006

the best three star hotel i've been through... wide rooms, great breakfast, very friendly staff and very accessible to restaurants, malls and etc...

Stayed April 2006
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Property: Crowne Garden Hotel
Address: Salinas Drive | Lahug, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Cebu City
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Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Ranked #76 of 87 Hotels in Cebu City
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Hotel Class:2 star — Crowne Garden Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 133
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