GV Hotel Ormoc

About Ormoc City, Leyte


Address:

Real Corner Solidor St.
Ormoc City, Leyte, 6541
Philippines

How to get to Ormoc?
  • By Air - One can reach Leyte by taking a flight via Manila or Cebu. In Manila you need to transfer from the international airport terminal to the domestic airport terminal for a direct flight to Tacloban City, Leyte. From Tacloban, you can ride a bus or van that will travel to Ormoc, Leyte (approx. 2 hours).
  • By Sea - If your flight is coming from Cebu City, you can take a taxi from the airport to the Pier to catch a ferry – You can pick between a fastcraft(approx. 3-4hours) or large passenger ship(overnight trip, usually departs at night) for Ormoc.
  • Going Around in Ormoc and Leyte - Buses and Jeepneys are available to take passengers to neighboring towns and provinces. Potpot is Leyte’s own version of the tricycle. It is the main mode of transportation in the province to take passengers to nearby destinations. A potpot can hold upto 6 passengers at the same time.
What to see and where to go in Ormoc?
  • Lake Danao – A lake that is said to be the home of giant eel, this guitar-shaped body of water is framed by cloud-capped mountain ranges with wild animals roaming its surrounding forest. Lake Danao is a hunter’s paradise.
  • Lake Kasudsuran – Reachable only by foot, visitors get a rewarding view of the lake after hiking approximately 2.5km from the starting point of Sitio Maglahug. Lake Kasuduran is a 12-hectare lake within the virgin forest of Barangay Gaas.
  • Lake Janagdan – A perfect treat to the adventure seekers, Lake Janagdan can also only be reached by foot with an approximately 2 hour hike from the jump-off point at the barangay proper. Smallest among the three lakes, the same charm and beauty can be expected by those willing to take on the challenge to climb the peaks guarding the lake.
  • Saints Peter and Paul Parish Church – Constructed in 1556, Saints Peter and Paul Parish Church is the oldest church in the city. The church was put up by Jesuits when they first set foot in the province.
  • Leyte Golf and Country Club – A premier golfing resort with more than 80 hectares of semi-rolling terrain bordered by palms, coconut and other fruit-bearing trees and flowering shrubs. Golf enthusiasts will surely have a grand time playing in the green fairways overlooking the Ormoc Bay with mountains and hills as its backdrop.
What to eat in Ormoc? (Local Delicacies)
  • Binagol - is sweetened taro pudding with nuts. Binagol is a popular delicacy of the province of Leyte. Binagol is made from talyan (a root crop) mixed with eggs, coconut milk, sugar, butter, nuts and chocolate. The product is put in a polished coconut shell called “bagol” and covered in banana leaves.
  • Suman Moron or Choco Moron - is a smoother variety of suman. This chocolate moron is made up of ground glutinous rice also known as “malagkit” being cooked in coconut milk. Moron can either be mixed or plain with cocoa or chocolate.
  • Pastillas - Pastillas de Leche if directly translated from Spanish means “milk tablets” or “milk pills” which basically describes this Filipino sweet delicacy. This is made from evaporated milk with some mixtures to make it like a dough. The dough will be formed into small shape and be coated with sugar.
  • Suman Latik – It’s a delicacy made of glutinous rice (malagkit), steamed then topped with syrup made from freshly extracted coconut milk and panutsa or cane sugar chunk.
  • Sagmani - it is a delicacy popular in the Leyte and Samar region, that is made of grated gabe (taro), sugar, coconut milk and nuts wrapped in banana leaves. As an alternative, some use camote (sweet potato) or kamoteng kahoy (cassava) instead of gabe in making sagmani.
Local Festivals in Ormoc
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul – Held on the 28th and 29th of June every year, the event is a combination of religious celebrations, processions, dancing and singing.
  • The Buyogan Festival – A celebration like no other. The Buyogan festival is held every 18th of August. Colorful and grandiose attire are worn to suggest the appearance of honeybees while dancers move to imitate the movement of the creature.
GV Hotel Ormoc Room Rates
Room Type Room
Capacity
Regular Rate Promo Rate
Standard Single 1 1100 550
Standard Twin/Mat 2 1500 750
Deluxe Twin/Mat 2 1800 900
Standard Family 3pax 3 2000 1000
Standard Family 4pax 4 2600 1300

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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