If you’re heading out to Cebu soon and want to splurge on Cebu’s famed beaches, food (Lechon is a definite must-try) and activities, finding affordable accommodation will definitely help you out with your budget. Although Cebu is now filled with high-end resorts and hotels, you can still book an Airbnb instead so you don’t burn a hole in your pockets. Check out these 13 affordable Airbnb vacation rentals for your adventure in Cebu, Philippines!
For 10 USD a night, this room looks like a complete steal: while it is accessible enough to the city center, it’s also far enough to give you a view of the hills and the sea, making for an accommodation fit for a relaxing getaway. Not only does it have a gorgeous view, it has a pool you can access as well, and high-speed internet for those who maybe want to stay in to catch up with their favorite series after a long day of exploring Cebu. Guests are also offered air conditioning, hot showers, and complimentary essentials.
BRIGHT Breezy Room With View, Pool, WIFI, KitchenCebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
Located in a residential area, Norbert’s loft offers the peace and quiet of having a whole apartment to yourself. If you’re planning to host a get-together with some of your friends in Cebu, Norbert’s loft has the space for you to do that as well. It’s also conveniently accessible, being near J Center Mall, where you can go out for lunch, shopping, coffee or groceries, and AS Fortuna Street where you can experience Cebu nightlife or hang out at a café.
Norbert’s loft also has Wi-Fi access, a bathroom, a kitchen, 24/7 air conditioning, and complimentary essentials. Even better: pets are allowed here too! Located along AS Fortuna Street, Brgy. Bakilid, Norbert’s loft is accessible via public transport and is 40 minutes away from the airport.
Loft 1: near a mall, queen bed, WIFI, clean & cozyMandaue City, Central Visayas, Philippines
The International House of Perez – nicknamed IHOP – while affordable, is a tad bit different from your usual Cebu Airbnbs: it is a gated bungalow house with a two-car garage, and near Ayala Mall, SM, Robinsons Mall, and the city center. It offers Wi-Fi access for its guests too, along with a kitchen, a dryer, washing machine, iron, cable TV and a laptop-friendly workspace. But unlike other Airbnbs, IHOP also has a massager, a computer room and an entertainment room for your pleasure – adding a bit more flavor to your stay in Cebu.
IHOP (International House of Perez) (Rm 2)Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
This newly furnished condo studio is up for grabs for anyone who wishes to stay in Cebu for a few nights on a budget, while still enjoying the perks of chic accommodations. It’s near One Pavilion Mall too, so you don’t have to worry about getting hungry or forgetting something, and it also has high-speed Wi-Fi, a pool and a wide garden for your afternoon stroll. It also has a kitchen if you want to cook your own meals and air conditioning as well.
UnliFibr 15mbps ner OnePavillionMall free use POOLCebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
Located on the 12th floor of Golden Peak Hotel along Gorordo Avenue, The Golden Peak Condotel is an upscale bed-and-breakfast type accommodation that not only allows you to relax, but allows you to relax with a gorgeous view of the Cebu City skyline too. The Golden Peak Condotel is quite accessible too – it’s near Ayala Center Cebu, Escario Central, and a few restaurants and hotspots. If you’re craving for some good coffee and food, The Golden Peak Condotel lets you access the hotel’s café and restaurant on the second floor. The Golden Peak Condotel is true to its word of wanting you to relax: your room features a hot tub too! There are also laptop-friendly workspaces and free complimentary essentials if you need them.
The Golden Peak Condotel Room 1217Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
Located along Salinas Drive Extension, Mivesa Gardens is a great place for those looking for accessibility: it’s near JY Square, IT Park and UP Lahug. But aside from being conveniently near these places, this gorgeous condo also has an equally gorgeous outdoor pool for your relaxation needs. The condo also provides free Wi-Fi access and complimentary toiletries for its guests. It also has a kitchen, a TV, air-conditioning and a heater-powered shower too, so you can be pretty sure that your stay here is anything but uncomfortable.
Furnished Mivesa 20mbps unli FibrCebu Near IT ParkCebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
For only 17 USD a night, you can get an apartment-type room for two in the heart of Metro Cebu. Bert’s Condotel is located along the highway, near Ayala and SM malls, so it’s very accessible to city hotspots if you want to grab a drink or coffee. It’s also near the airport, being only 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) away. Bert’s Condotel offers Wi-Fi access for its guests, laptop-friendly workspaces for your last-minute work needs, and a private bathroom with a hot/cold shower.
3B Standard Room (Double)Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines
Book a stay at this luxury condo located in the heart of the city. The spacious studio has 180 degree views of Cebu City and puts you close to the city’s nightlife, restaurants and shops. There’s a double bed and a single sofa bed, comfortably fitting up to three guests. The Airbnb also has WiFi, onsite parking (for an additional fee), cable TV, air-conditioning and essentials (bath towels, bed sheets, toilet paper and soap). Guests are also welcome to use the condo’s facilities like the pool and gym.
Splendid & Pristine Elegant Home n Ayala Cebu CityCebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
Have an excellent stay at this designer studio! With two queen-sized beds, the studio can fit up to four guests. Amenities include WiFi, cable TV, air-conditioning, essentials such as bed sheets and towels, guests can also use the kitchen to whip up meals. Guests are also welcome to use the condo’s facilities, namely the pool and gym.
14th Floor Designer Studio Unit Calyx Cebu AyalaCebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
Located on a beach in Dalaguete, this beach house has two rooms with a king-sized bed and two single beds to comfortably fit four guests. The Beach House has views of both their 22m/ 72ft pool and the sea. Guests will have access to complimentary WiFi and TV so you can unwind after a day out exploring. Other amenities include a mini bar, beach essentials and air-conditioning. Although there’s no kitchen, breakfast is provided and there’s a coffee maker and refrigerator.
Beachhouse Poolside Room.Dalaguete , Cebu, Philippines
ANRI Pension House is a budget hotel, located just a stone’s throw away from Cebu IT Park (which has a ton of good food and a café that serves heavenly chocolate lava cakes, by the way). Located along 2nd Street, Villa Amores, ANRI Pension House offers its guests Wi-Fi access, free parking, TV with cable, air conditioning, private bathrooms with hot showers and laptop-friendly works spaces. They also have free complimentary essentials should you need them.
ANRI Pension House - Double Deluxe
If you’re more of the adventurous type who’s looking to explore Cebu more than anything, Naps x Adventures is definitely worth your attention. This bed and breakfast is not only accessible – being a mere 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) away from Ayala Center and Magellan’s Cross – but it also offers tour packages and car rentals for its guests, so you wouldn’t have to stress about finding a new tour operator. Naps x Adventures also has a 24-hour front desk, WiFi access, air conditioning, and private bathrooms with showers.
Naps x Adventures
Cebu is known for the warmest and most welcoming hosts, and this Airbnb has one of the most helpful hosts too, who lives in a separate room in the apartment and is ready to answer any of your questions. This apartment-type Airbnb listing is located in a safe and friendly neighborhood, and is close to public transport so it’s pretty easy to get around. It’s also close to Ayala Mall where you can try out great restaurants and even get a massage. And if you don’t feel pampered yet, this Airbnb has a cleaner who comes thrice a week who can help you do your laundry too.
Sunny Garden View Room is located in One Oasis Condominium, Magsyasay Street. It offers Wi-Fi access for its guests, has a shared bathroom, air conditioning, a pool, a private garden (for your leisurely breakfasts or afternoon tea), and complimentary essentials.
Sunny Garden View Room
A bang-for-your-buck Cebu trip
With all of Cebu’s beautiful sites to see and a smorgasbord of great food to match, it may be wise to save on accommodation and spend on experiences instead - after all, you came to Cebu to explore, not to stay in bed. For a budget-friendly Cebu trip, check out these affordable, must-stay Airbnbs!
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