GV Hotel Cagayan de Oro

About Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental


Address:

Corrales Extension, Beside Capitol University,
Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, 9000
Philippines

How to get to Cagayan de Oro?
  • 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, buses or vans travel to Baybay also every hour, traveling time is approximately 2.5 hours.
  • By Sea: If your flight is coming from Cebu City, you can take a taxi from the airport to the harbor/pier – You can choose to ride a passenger vessel via Ormoc City or direct to Baybay City. Make sure to check the schedule of the boats before making a plans.
    From Ormoc buses and jeepneys travel to Baybay which is about a 1-hour drive
What to see and where to go in Cagayan de Oro?
  • Cagayan de Oro River – Paving the way for Cagayan de Oro to be the Whitewater rafting capital of the Philippines, the Cagayan de Oro river stretches a good 22 kilometers long with 25 levels ranging from levels 1 to 4. Beginners and expert can both enjoy riding the current of the water for an exciting whitewater rafter of kayaking adventure.
  • Golden Friendship Park – Monuments of national heroes like Dr. Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio and Ramon Magsaysay can be found in the commercial district of the city. Bones of patriots who died in the Battle of Agusan against the Americans are hidden underneath the statue of Andres Bonfacio.Mt. Pangasugan Ecopark – Houses one of the few remaining virgin forests of the country with various floras in it.
  • Catanico Falls – Masked by ferns, moss and huge boulders, guests with a taste for adventure can dive to the swimming pool from where the fall drops.
  • Seminary Hill – The San Jose Seminary is a training center for aspiring priests. This is also where the Carmelite Nunnery can be found. The Carmelite Nunnery houses the miraculous Infant Jesus.
  • Gardens of Malasag Eco-tourism village – 20 minutes from the city proper, a cultural village in a botanical setting can be seen. This village exhibits practices and crafts of Mindanao tribes and serves as a learning center for ecotourism, ethnic arts and culture, and flora and fauna common to Northern Mindanao. The village also presents a livelihood for the tribal groups in the area. Several facilities such as swimming pool, camping grounds, orchidarium, butterfly garden, multi-purpose hall and the likes are available for visitors. The Macabalan Bay and the hills of Malasag can be viewed from here as well.
  • Migtugsok Falls – Witness the beauty of nature with 5 beautifully cascading waters of the Migtugsok Falls. Reaching this destination is an exhilarating experience itself as one has to trek some 400 ft long slope, passing the Bigsan and Migtugsok river.
  • Macahambus Hill Cave and Gorge – This is the site of the Battle of Macahambus Hill where the first victory of Filipinos over the Americans happened. The cave is already a site to take in. Move within the cave and a small veranda will open to a full view of the Cagayan River below. Not far is the Macahambus Gorge; a steep cliff where the enemy fell to their deaths. Today, a flight of over a hundred steps leads to an underground river that comes out from one cave to another.
  • Cueba de Oro – “Cave of Gold” when literally translated offers no gold to visitors but a golden adventure that will surely be one for the books. Entering the cave alone is already filled with excitement as it entails rappelling 120-feet down to get to the entrance. Going through the cave does not get any less fun as it requires thrill seekers to wade in water that vary from ankle deep paths to routes submerging you to water neck high deep.
What to eat in Cagayan de Oro? (Local Delicacies)
  • Kinilaw – a famous Visayan food made of raw fish marinated in local vinegar from coconut wine or tuba, mixed with lemon and spices.
  • Remember Me (RM) – This is one dish that is bound to make a mark in your life. RM is a local dish made of a cow or horse’s internal organs and testicles. This dish is considered by many to be an aphrodisiac.
  • Pastel – Definitely a must try in CDO. Pastel is a soft bun with sweet creamy yema in the middle. More flavours are now available in place of yema. Other flavors are ube, macapuno, langka, cheese, mango, pineapple, strawberry, guava, durian and chocolate. This is the perfect delicacy for those with a sweet tooth.
Local Festivals in Cagayan de Oro
  • Kagay-an Festival – Celebrated on the 28th of August of every year, Kagay-an Festival is Cagayan de Oro’s version of the mardigras. The annual festivity is in celebration of the city’s patron saint St. Augustine. Traditionally done in a 3-hour parade; colorful costumes, choreographed movements, spirited music and other gimmickry are all part of the presentation of participating groups in the procession.
  • Sakay-Sakay Lambago – An annual activity that showcases the strength and endurance of communities along the water fronts in boat racing. The race takes place at the Cagayan de Oro river.
GV Hotel Cagayan de Oro Room Rates
Room Type Room
Capacity
Regular Rate Promo Rate
Standard Single 1 1000 500
Deluxe Single 1 1100 550
Budget Twin/Mat 2 1300 650
Standard Twin/Mat 2 1500 750
Deluxe Twin/Mat 2 1650 825
Deluxe Twin/Mat with Ref 2 2100 1050
Standard Family 3pax 3 2000 1000
Standard Family 4pax 4 2500 1250
Deluxe Family 4pax 4 2900 1450

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*Room price/rates above are not applicable on peak seasons.
*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