Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Cebu Accomodation: Sampaguita Suites Plaza Garcia

One of the most affordable place to stay in Cebu is Sampaguita Suites Plaza Garcia.  It is conveniently located in the city capitol grounds and a few steps away from Cebu's famous and historical landmarks like Basilica de Sto. Nino and Magellan's Cross and the chapel that houses it, along Magallanes Street, fronting the MCWD office.  A few blocks away, you'll find another historical site of Fort . What I also do like about Sampaguita Suites aside from the affordable accommodation rates, is that they have free Wi-Fi internet service that lets you go online and in touch with your family and friends through internet anytime you want. Plus one of their amenities is Glam Nails, a hand and foot spa that offers massage services, reflexology, body scrub, praffin treatment, waxing,  nail art, foot and hand spa, manicure and pedicure. My travel mates tried their room service body massage during our visit.

Sampaguita Suites Plaza Garcia is conveniently located in downtown Cebu.
A view of Cebu from the window.
During our visit in Cebu we availed their "Barkada Room" where 4 people can be accommodated for only P1,298 per room per night. Isn't it affordable for friends traveling on a budget but still gets quality hotel services? The furnishings of the hotels are new and well-maintained.  Staffs are friendly and accommodating too even during we had to be charge for not checking out on-time.  Moreover, The room that we stayed also a had a good view of the Cebu City Hall building overlooking with the famed Cebu's landmark - the chapel that houses Magellan's Cross.  Their location is very convenient for tourists who want to visit the must-see landmarks in Cebu as it is just near the hotel.  Access to public vehicles is also easy with the hotel's location as it is just near the main roads where various public vehicles can be taken by visitors.

Reception Area.
Sample rooms from Sampaguita Suites website.
With 39 rooms and a 24-hour coffee shop and restaurant and service elevator, Sampaguita Suites – Plaza Garcia has a meeting room that can accommodate 10-12 persons and a rooftop al fresco that can easily seat up to a 100 guests. Sampaguita Suites-Plaza Garcia also offers free shuttle service to and from the airport, ferry and fast craft terminals. But this is only in a certain limited time. You can call their office for the schedule of the free shuttle service.

For more information and reservation, visit Sampaguita Suites-Plaza Garcia website.
Sampaguita Suites - Plaza Garcia, Plaza Garcia Building, Magallanes St., Cebu City (near Sto. Nino Basilica and Magellan’s Cross)
Telephone nos (032) 505-3978 and 505-3979


  1. We also stayed in this hotel when we were in Cebu. It is also near the ferry terminal going to Bohol! We love this hotel. :)

  2. one of the places i miss in pinas..thanks for the visit Ian...have a nice and safe trip always.....yup I love Monaco!

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  3. @MarLies: I hope you had a great stay in Sampaguita Suites. Thanks for visiting again.

    @Redruby: I'll to check your other travel blogs and leave comments.

  4. looks nice, maybe it's high time i try a new lodge on my next visit to Cebu, this one looks like a good value for money

  5. ano po ang pinakamura na room dito?

  6. @Claire: yup, staying here is cheap at its just in the downtown area plus free wifi!

    @Anonymous: check their site... I think single room occupancy is arounfd 400 to 500php per night.

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  8. we planned on staying here, but too bad di kami nagpareserve nyahaha. but i still recommend this to friends ang mura kasi :)

  9. marami ngang good reviews dito sa Sampaguita. next time, baka dito na ako magsstay! medyo malayo kasi resort ko before although maganda.

  10. I just got 10 roundtrip tickets to cebu via cebpac earlier, taking note of this hotel =)

  11. @Christian: congrats! and thanks for visiting!

  12. The service is very very poor. I had an unpleasant experience when we stayed in this hotel. I EAT LAST WEEK A BEEF CALDERETA IT'S SALTY FOOD :(

  13. ` Looks they've got nice facilities :) . It is too convenient for those people who wishes to visit the landmark of Cebu "The Basilica de Santo Nino" for they can stay here, and in fact it's not that costly.
    You may also wanted to try this site, i hope it would help you. Thanks!


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