Dipolog, recognized as one of the top tourist destination in the Philippines today, enjoy high stream of tourists from all over the world. A wide range of hotels can be found in the city catering to different kinds of tourists. But specifically for tourists looking for a cheap hotel in Dipolog city, GV Hotels offers the best budget accommodation that can be found in the city. GV Hotels understands what every practical traveler looks for that’s why GV Hotels provides all the basic amenities for a comfortable stay without the extra cost.
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GV Hotels in Dipolog City
GV Hotels Dipolog
Quezon Avenue, Dipolog City
Tel. : +63 65 908-0684
Dipolog City is the provincial capital of Zamboanga del Norte and is acknowledged as the “Gateway to Western Mindanao” because of its domestic airport and seaport. Dipolog City is also the centre of commerce and trade of the region with key export products of bottled sardines and woven baskets.
Blessed with rich fishing area of its shores, Dipolog has a booming sardine industry earning the province the title of being the“Bottle Sardines Capital of the Philippines.” Rich natural resources like cascading waterfalls, untouched beaches and inviting islands makes Dipolog one of the fastest growing cities in that part of Mindanao.
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Must See (Places to Go, Tourist Spots, Things to Do
- Holy Rosary Cathedral – Built by Spanish Friars in 1895, the altar of the Cathedral was designed by Dr. Jose Rizal himself.
- Linabo Peak – 3,003 steps to Linabo Peak offers tourists a breathtaking view of the twin cities of Dapitan and Dipolog. The peak is also the venue where “Katkat Sakripisyo” of Catholic devotees take place.
- Cogon Eco-Park – 344 hectares of reforestation zone composed of grown and aged trees of different species such as Mahogany, Molave, Acacia, Narra, Rattan, Lumbayao and so much more. Birds, reptiles and other wild animals consider this home. The Cogon Eco-Park is also a great camping site for mountaineers.
- Sungkilaw Falls – The falls was developed by the local government in collaboration with the Subanen (the native group dwelling in the area). Cottages and comfort rooms constructed around the area encourages a more relaxing and convenient stay for tourists. Paved walkways have also been placed to promote a more comfortable walk for visitors.
- OISCA Forest Park – The Organization of International Spiritual and Cultural Advancement Park is a joint project of the Japanese OISCA and the city government. Declared as a bird sanctuary, the park gives its visitors 64 hectares of lush vegetation as it showcases conservation and ecological balance.
- Sicayab Beach – 7 kilometer-stretch of fine grey sand, locals and tourists alike flock the area during holidays and weekends.
Food – Where to Eat
- Shellpark and Remedios Restaurant
Rizal Avenue, Dipolog
- Ken Dough Magic Kaffei
Quezon Avenue, Dipolog
- Floating Restaurant
Dipolog River, Dipolog
- Big Joe’s Restaurant
General Luna St., Dipolog
- Sinulog sa Dipolog – Celebrated every 3rd Saturday of January, Sinulog sa Dipolog is a thanksgiving festival to the most Holy One for all the blessings received by the city. Street party highlighted by street dancing gives color and life to this festivity. Lively costumes, face paint and vibrant colors fill the streets and the spirit of the people participating in the celebration.
- Katkat Sakripisyo – Held at the Linabo Peak, Catholic devotees climb the peak during Holy Week as part of their sacrifice and penance for their sins.
- Pagsalabuk Festival – Street dancing, trade fair, motocross, and a beauty pageant are but some of the things that the people of Dipolog do to celebrate the Pagsalabuk Festival. “Pagsalabuk” which refers to gathering; the festival is a celebration of the different cultures that are present in the city.
- Pasko sa Dipolog - For the month of December, Dipolog holds nightly shows and fills the city with Christmas decors and lights.
How to Get There
Dipolog City is accessible via land, air and water. Philippine Airlines (PAL) has six flights a week from Manila.
By sea, inter-island vessels regularly ply routes to Dipolog from Cebu, Dumaguete, Zamboanga, Iligan, Cagayan de Oro and Manila.
By land, the concrete national highways link Dipolog to the cities of Ozamis, Iligan, Cagayan de Oro and Davao to the north and the cities of Pagadian and Zamboanga to the south.
Getting Around Dipolog City
- Motorcab or tricycle – if you have to move around the downtown area taking the motorcab is the best option for you. The fare for this transportation is fixed within the downtown area. If you need to go somewhere outside, haggling and agreeing with the motorcab driver for a special rate is needed.
- Jeep – Jeeps could also be hired instead of a motorcab for destinations within and outside of downtown.
- Van for rent – For a more private transportation, you have the option to rent an air conditioned van. You can opt to drive it yourself or have a driver ready with your van.
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- Good Afternoon – Maayong hapon
- Good Evening - Maayong gabii
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- How much? – Tag-pila?
- Do you speak <language>? - Kabalo ba siya mogistorya ug <language>?
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Police – (065) 908-1273 / 908-8195
Fire – (065) 908-1220 / 908-8204
- Provincial Hospital– (065) 908-1504
- Dipolog Medical Center– (065) 908-0281