GV Tower Hotel Cebu

About Cebu City, Cebu


Address:

Osmena Blvd. Corner Sanciangko St.,
Cebu City, Cebu, 6000
Philippines

How to get to Cebu City?
  • By Air: One can pick various flights in Manila that come to Cebu almost everyday. Also one can catch various flights arriving directly to Cebu via Singapore, Hongkong, and Seoul. From the airport you can easily catch a cab and bring you to GV Tower Hotel Cebu, make sure to mention which GV Hotel you are staying.
  • By Sea: Since Cebu is located at the center of the Philippines, it is home of various shipping companies that call Cebu there home. Major coastal cities around the Luzon (Masbate), Visayas (ex. Bacolod, Ilo-ilo, Ormoc, Maasin, Dumaguete), and Mindanao (ex. CDO, Butuan, Ozamis, Nasipit, Dapitan) region have ferries and boat going to and from Cebu, schedule may vary for each shipping company. From the airport you can easily catch a cab and bring you to GV Tower Hotel Cebu, make sure to mention which GV Hotel you are staying.
What to see and where to go in Cebu City?
  • Basilica Minore del Santo Niño – Commonly known as Sto. Niño Church. It is one of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in the Philippines that was founded in the 1565. It is the oldest Roman Catholic church established in the country on the spot where the image of the Santo Niño de Cebú, a statue depicting the Child Jesus was found in 1565 by Spanish explorers led by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi. The Holy See calls the temple the "Mother and Head of all Churches in the Philippines".
  • Fort San Pedro – Also known as Fuerte de San Pedro, is a military defence structure in Cebu, built by the Spanish under the command of Miguel López de Legazpi, first governor of the Captaincy General of the Philippines.
  • Taoist Temple – Built in 1972, the Cebu Taoist Temple is located in Beverly Hills Subdivision in Cebu City, Philippines. The temple was built by Cebu's substantial Chinese community.
  • Magellan's Cross – Magellan's Cross is a Christian cross planted by Portuguese, and Spanish explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu in the Philippines on March 15, 1521.
  • Museo Sugbo – Museo Sugbo is the Cebu Provincial Museum located in the former Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, four blocks from Plaza Independencia.
  • Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral - The Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, also as The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Most Holy Name of Jesus and of St. Vitales, or The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Vitales is the ecclesiastical seat of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cebu in Cebu, Philippines.
  • Colon Street - Colon Street is a crowded street in downtown Cebu City that is often called the oldest and the shortest national road in the Philippines. It is named after Cristobal Colon.
  • The Heritage of Cebu Monument - The Heritage of Cebu Monument is located at the original Plaza Parian in Cebu City. According Resil Mojares, a historian scholar, Parian got its name from the word “pari-pari” that means “to barter or trade.” In the early days, wealthy Chinese merchants lived and heald lavish events at Parian.
What to eat in Cebu? (Local Delicacies)
  • Lechon - Cebu is known to be the home of the best lechon of the Philippines. In every occasion, no matter how small or big, the main attraction and the most important food in every Filipino buffets is lechon, whether you have it whole or chopped, regular or spicy, lechon is a must in every Filipino occassion and party. The name “lechon” came from the Spanish term that refers to a roasted suckling pig.
  • Buwad(Dried Fish) - Cebu is also known for its dried fish, or locally known as Buwad. It is a popular product or pasalubong(gift) in the province among tourists and locals alike. There are various kinds of dried fish, such as Danggit, Pusit, Dilis, Tapa,and Buwad Pinikas — are all available in Taboan.
  • Dried Mangoes - It is said that dried mangoes are one of the Philippines' most famous export product. There are 2 kinds of dried mangoes: the ripe(Yellow mangoes) and unripe(Green mangoes). There is also a new kind of dried mango that just recently came to the market, its the chocolate coated dried mangoes.
  • Chicharon - It's a deep fried pork's back fat or pork rind. It is best dipped and eaten with spiced vinegar. Every person visiting Cebu should taste this aside from Lechon. There are also variations in Chicharon, such as with fat, without fat, spicy, and just plain regular pork rind/chicharon.
  • Otap - It's an oval-shaped crunchy baked biscuit covered with sugar. It is known as one of Cebu's best delicacies and sought after pasalubong snacks, for both local and international tourist.
  • Chorizo de Cebu - It is a special kind of native Filipino sausage or "longganisa," Cebu-made chorizo is known for its sweet, spicy taste.
  • Mazareal - Mandaue City is where the best Mazareal products come from. These are rectangular bars of mixed ground peanuts and sugar, packed in white papers.
  • Torta - The one made in Argao in southern Cebu is still the best although torta are available in many bakeshops in Cebu. Argao's previous Pitlagong Festival was replaced in 2011 by La Torta Festival, a feast mainly dedicated to its famous delicacy.
  • Rosquillos - Originally made in Liloan Cebu, Rosquillos, a circular shape cookie with a hole at the center, is now one of the favorite snacks among locals and visiting tourists.
  • Bibingka - This type of rice cake is available in many parts of the country, but Mandaue City is known for its special bibingka as it is baked in a special oven locally known as "Urnohan."
Local Festivals in Cebu City
  • Sinulog Festival - is celebrated in honor of Cebu's patron saint, Sto. Niño. Happens every 3rd weekend of January. On Saturday on that weekend, there will be a procession starting and ending in the Sto. Niño Church, routes vary every year. On Sunday on the same weekend, it is festival day, where floats, dancers, and giant puppets traverse around the city.
GV Tower Hotel Room Rates
Room Type Room
Capacity
Flexi/Tariff Rate Promo Rate
Standard Single 1 1600 800
Standard Twin/Mat 2 2160 1080
Deluxe Twin/Mat 2 2500 1250
Deluxe Twin/Mat
w/ Terrace
2 3150 1575
Deluxe Family 3 3900 1950
Standard Family 5pax 5 4200 2100
Standard Family 8pax 8 6720 3360
Standard Family 10pax 10 8400 4200

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*Flexi/Tariff Rates: Rebooking is Free ; Promo Rate: No Free Rebooking
*Rebooking Fee: Php224.00/booking
*Promo Rate is applicable from January 1 to December 31, 2017