Davao is definitely a go-to city for all the popular but not overcrowded tourist destinations it has. Hotels in Davao offers a wide array of accommodation for all types of tourists. But if you are looking for cheap hotels in Davao, GV Hotels is your best bet. GV Hotels should be your top accommodation choice if you are traveling on a budget because it offers only the practical amenities you need without the extra cost.
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GV Hotels in Davao City
GV Hotels Davao
Magallanes cor. Legaspi St., Brgy 2A,
Davao City, Philippines
Tel.: +63 82 321-0628, +63 82 222-7002
Davao is known as “The Melting Pot of the Philippines” because of its abundant and diverse nature and culture. It is considered by many to be the most “crime-free” city in the country.
Davao City is the third most popular city in the Philippines next to Manila and Cebu. Davao is also recognized as one of the fastest growing regions of the country which consequently has greatly improved Davao tourism at the same time. Here, you can expect fair weather, even rainfall, balanced temperature and humidity all year round.
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Must See (Places to Go, Tourist Spots, Things to Do)
- Crocodile Farm – “Pangil,” one of the country’s largest crocodile measuring over 18 ft in length can be seen here. Crocodile Farm is home to locally bred crocodiles, big snakes, tigers, apes and even colorful butterflies. Visitors can spend time viewing resident animals, horseback riding or even feeding young reptiles.
- Philippine Eagle Center– This is home to the world’s largest eagle. The Philippine Eagle National Center is a safe haven for the Philippine National Eagle. The center breeds and cares for the bird with a goal to increase its population and prevent the extinction of its species.
- San Pedro Cathedral –Davao city’s oldest church named after their patron saint San Pedro.
- Eden Nature Park– A very popular mountain resort covering about 40 hectares of developed land. The perfect getaway from the busy city life, Eden Nature Park is a sanctuary for those who want to unwind and enjoy some relaxing time with nature. Organic fruits and vegetables are available here.
- Davao Museum– A repository of Davao’s native craft, tribal artworks, ancient musical instruments and colorful costumes can be seen here. The museum captures the rich and colorful custom of the province.
- Mt. Apo– The tallest peak in the country. Adventure seekers can opt to climb and explore the place which takes about 4 days of trekking and climbing. Group climbs are also organized by the local government during holy week for “Conquer Mt. Apo” and semestral break climbs in October called “Octotrek”
A variety of culinary specialties awaits even the most discriminating gourmet. Fastfood and popular choices are rampant in Davao City. Specialty cuisine such as Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Italian and Asian dishes are also served in Davao’s restaurants.Read More
- Kadayawan Festival – a week long festivity every third week of August, the entire event is a celebration of life, thanksgiving for bountiful harvest, rich culture and peaceful living.
- Araw ng Dabaw Festival – a week long celebration that ends every 16th of March, this festival is a celebration of the founding of the city. One of the highlights of the event is the crowning of the Mutya ng Dabaw which happens every March 15.
How to Get There
Davao City is one of the most important cities in the country. Davao, which is served by the Davao International Airport, have both local and foreign visitors coming and going from the city.
Domestic airlines like Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Air Philippines have multiple direct flights per day from Manila, Cebu and other Philippine cities. Silk Air of Singapore Airlines is the only intercontinental connection directly servicing Davao from Singapore. Foreigners who want to visit the city might want to consider coming through Singapore.
Davao can also be reached via its seaport. WG&A Supperferry from Manila and Sulpicio lines via Cebu are the two ferry companies servicing the city.
Another means of transportation to get to Davao are buses. Other cities, usually from Mindanao have different buses stopping at Davao City.
Getting Around in Davao
- Taxi – the simplest way to get to your destination. Unlike other cities, Davao city’s taxi drivers are among the rare breed of taxi drivers who carries with them coins to give you your exact change. They are also known to be honest to tourists by charging the exact fare. You can opt to call a taxi company directly and request for a pick up from your location for a more convenient ride.
- Jeepney – the cheapest alternative to go around Davao. Remember to ask what routes to take to get to your destination. Jeepneys are available 24 hours and can get to every corner of the city.
- Buses – a popular mode of transportation in Davao. Air-conditioned and non air-con public buses travel exclusively along the north-south route and going in and out the city area.
- Rent-a-car – the most convenient way to go around. If you are not familiar with the streets of Davao, you can request for a driver from the company you’re renting from to take you around.
- Good Morning – Maayong buntag
- Good Afternoon – Maayong hapon
- Good Evening - Maayong gabi
- How to I go to <location>? – Unsaon nako paganhi <location>?
- How much? – Tag-pila?
- Do you speak <language>? - Kabalo ba siya mogistorya ug <language>?
Business establishments that service the needs of business people are constantly changing and adding new players. Visit the Davao Business Essentials page by clicking the button link and see the latest business services offered.Read More
For your financial transaction needs while your in Davao.Read More
Davao Central 911 – links the caller to the emergency resources of the government including police, fire, medical and rescue.