Hostels in Cebu, Philippines

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Get to know Cebu (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Cebu.

Cebu is an island of the Philippines right in the center of the Visayas, the archipelago in the Philippines made of thousands of tropical islands and coral reefs and well known for its welcoming people (and Cebu is a good example of it). Any island-hopping in the Visayas will bring you to Cebu, so prepare yourself to spend some time here.

On Cebu island is Cebu City, the island's main city that is home to some good international restaurants, plus you can do some shopping and go for a city walk (the traffic is not as bad as in Manila, but there are always traffic jams); you can just view your stay as a mall stop before going back to the lazy lifestyle in the Philippines. Here in the second largest city in Philippines, you can enjoy its good nightlife and shopping malls. Partying is really easy here and you won't regret it; when you get enough of the city and party life, head north and enjoy a taste of paradise on the many tropical islands with incredible white sandy beaches, sun, and laid-back atmosphere.

The best way to arrive in Cebu is via airplane (there is one international airport on the island). But the most enjoyable are ferries, with a thousand options for island-hopping. There are also buses between Cebu City and the south of Cebu Island. There are a few hostels in Cebu, most of them modern and well run. Cebu's hostels are good places to meet other travelers and find some good party buddies.

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FAQ about Cebu Hostels

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A hostel in Cebu costs $10 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Cebu costs $34. (based on price comparison)
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Eskapo Verde is the best hostel for partying in Cebu.

It offers: Bar.

Cebu Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Cebu, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
29 Total number of hostels
$10 Average dorm price
$34 Average private room price
$6 Cheapest hostel in Cebu
Hostel Seven is the cheapest
13 Party hostels in Cebu
Eskapo Verde is the best rated
Most Cebu hostels are located in
7 Average rating of all hostels

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