Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino

One of the more popular hotels in Cebu City, the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino is located at Salinas Drive, Lahug Cebu City, 6000 Philippines. It is roughly 30 minutes away from the Mactan Cebu International Airport via private transport or cab. If you have pets, do take note that no pets are allowed inside the hotel.

You can get to Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino via taxi, jeepney or private cars. I would recommend that tourist take cabs or rent cars though. It is not exactly safest to take the jeepney around Cebu nowadays.

Standard check in time at Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino is 2:00 PM and check out time is 12:00 PM the following day. Cancellations must be made at least a day before your check in date. Children under 12 years old can stay free of charge.

They have a variety of rooms to choose from: Superior, Deluxe, Deluxe Premium, Ambassador Room, Ambassador Suite, Executive Suite, Bridal Suite, Family Suite, Presidential Suite and Penthouse Suite. To view a gallery of the different rooms and understand what is included in each room, you may visit their website or email [email protected]

Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino is an ideal location for tourists visiting Cebu City for pleasure or business at it is near the business hub, IT Park and Ayala Business Park. It is also near major malls such as Ayala Center Cebu (and The Terraces – where all the awesome restaurants are located) and SM City Cebu.

IT Park, which is just a few blocks away, houses a wide variety of fast food options. So you sure won’t get bored with the food choices.

Hunger Pangs

If you are staying at Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino and do not want to have to walk far to find good food, there are quite a few restaurants inside. Among them are:

  •         Uno

  •         Tin Gow

  •         Cafe Fortuna

  •         La Gondola

  •         Mizu

  •         Treff

  •         Lobby Lounge

  •         Madeleine

  •         Power House

  •         Pool Aquarius


Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino has a 24 hour gym, one of its best perks, a 24 hour casino, a duty-free shop, specialty shop, bars, restaurants and lounges. They also have a swimming pool both for adults and kids.

The CITIGYM is the only 24-hour gym in Cebu City and it has state-of-the-art fitness and Cybex equipment, a sauna and steam bath, a boxing ring and trainers, and a nutritionist. CITIGYM also has dynamic and innovative group exercise classes and personalized exercise programs.

The swimming pool is right outside the gym. If you want a massage, there is a 24-hour in-room massage for you.

There is a business center that has modern office equipment, state-of-the-art computers, audio polycom service, WI-FI access and full convention and secretariat support. The Business Center also has two private boardrooms for smaller meetings.

By the way, all the rooms in Waterfront Cebu have:

  •         Color television with in-house movie channels and Cable TV

  •         International direct dialing phone connection

  •         Mini-bar and refrigerator

  •         24-hour room service

  •         All rooms are WIFI enabled

  •         Free use of the 24-hours CITGYM

  •         Easy Shuttle: Complimentary round-trip shuttle from the hotel to the malls

And all the suites have:

  •         Slumber Splendor Bed

  •         Spacious living area with guest powder room

  •         Complimentary suit pressing & shoe shine services

  •         Complimentary morning newspaper

  •         Butler service upon request

  •         State of the art audio & video systems

  •         Access to the movie library

Great Location, Great Service

The location is one of the best you can find. It is near IT Park and Ayala Business Park. It is less than 30 minutes away from Cebu’s downtown area. You have a variety of food choices. The rooms, lobbies and lifts are very clean and modern and the staff are very accommodating and friendly.

The Downside

They don’t have online booking. I tried a few times, it does not work. They will ask you to call using their toll-free numbers. The numbers are listed below, though, for your convenience.


Location: Salinas Drive, Lahug Cebu City, 6000 Philippines

For enquiries and reservations:

Call:        +6332 2326888

Fax:         +6332 2326880

Email:        [email protected]

They have international toll free numbers. To make reservations by phone or for online reservations assistance, contact our Central Reservations Office from any of the following countries:

Australia          1-800-309-90

Canada           1-855-214-5937

Japan               00531-63-0034

Korea              0079-8631-0038

Philippines       1-800-10-9376688

USA                1-855-875-8664

You can also contact them for conventions, meetings and group planning assistance, at +632 5590888 or email [email protected]

For travel agent commission inquiries, call +6332 2309000 or email [email protected]