Hostel in Cebu: Le Village Hostel Review
Looking for a hostel that is very accessible to the hottest spots in Cebu City? Read on. The King of Sinulog is off to Le Village Hostel (hostel info) for a two-night weekend stay to experience the backpacker lifestyle. Conveniently located near Cebu’s premier business district, here are five more reasons why you should stay at this tourist-friendly guesthouse for the weekend:
1. It is a guesthouse, bar and restaurant all in one
Le Village Guesthouse Hostel and Bar (check rates) is suitable for the young budget travelers, party-goers and backpackers. They have comfortable and spacious private rooms and bunk-bed type dorm rooms, air-conditioned or electric fan rooms, to your choosing. Only the deluxe dorm rooms have a private toilet while the rest share a common shower and toilet area, six of each, that can accommodate twelve people at one setting. There are also six common sinks available for all to use.
Just outside the guesthouse is Traffic Club, under the same ownership, which houses a disco area, bar and restaurant. In-house guests could order food and drinks from their menu and eat it at the guesthouse’ common area. In-house guests could also enter the club for free.
2. Accessibility to significant establishments
Le Village is only a five minute walk to Ayala Center, the best lifestyle mall in Cebu. Ayala offers excellent dining options ranging from cafes, bars, restaurants and big fast food chains and exciting lifestyle destinations involving big brands on health, beauty and fashion. Entertainment choices include the cinemas, live concerts at the Terraces and mall shows at the Activity Center.
Before reaching Ayala Center Cebu, there’s also a 24-hour 7Eleven for your immediate needs.
In case of any medical emergencies, the hostel is also walking distance to Perpetual Succour Hospital, one of the few ISO-certified medical centers in the city.
For those looking for cheap buffets, right across is Royal Concourse Eat-All-You-Can Buffet at PHP 245 per person serving Filipino and International Cuisine. There are also cheap barbecue stalls and eateries in the vicinity.
For the party-lovers, Mango Avenue, Cebu’s party district, is only an eight minute Jeepney ride.
3. In-house entertainment available for all the guests
When you’re tired of exploring the city and choose to just lay back and chill at the guest house all day, there are lots of options to have fun. You can pick up a good book and have an intellectual journey at the garden, choose a board game and play it with the other guests, choose a movie from the DVD collection, buy popcorn and become a film critic, sing your hearts out on the karaoke and have a 90’s boy band showdown, or race to 100 playing darts and hopefully hitting the bull’s eye or play a game of eight ball where you choose solids or stripes and other endless possibilities.
4. Free inclusions to all the guests aside from the accommodation
Upon checking-in, you’ll be handed a cold bottle of San Miguel Light or Colt 45 beer. For those who can’t disconnect from social media, the WIFI signal is stable and strong at the lobby and common areas which means working online is also possible. For the heavy water drinkers, thankfully, drinking water is free since a liter of mineral water would cost you about PHP 30 per bottle. For those bringing gadgets and important stuff, shoebox-sized lockers are available for use or better yet just bring them along with you always. For those whose flights are scheduled in the evening but choose to check out at noon to save money, luggage storage is free. For those planning on bringing their private vehicle or renting a car while in the city, the parking area could accommodate about five vehicles.
5. Socials night every single day
Get ready since it’s going to get wild from 9PM onwards with Junel facilitating everything to assure that everybody is having a good time. Long tables will be set-up for the flip cup battles with two drink-until-you-drop mixed drink towers in between two opposing teams with the losers performing ground stunts and human pyramid consequences. The night usually ends with serious dance moves at the disco-lit patio. The socials night is an effortless icebreaker for all the Le Villagers to interact and get to know other guests from all over the world. Indeed, Le Village Hostel Cebu (hostel reviews) is a place where strangers become friends. Later!
Le Village Hostel – Book via Agoda
Reception: 6:00 AM until 2:00 AM (Check in: 02:00 PM; Check out: 12:00 NN)
Address: Gorordo Avenue across Royal Concourse, Cebu City, Philippines
Contact: 0932-413-3978 and 032-416-0038
Facebook: Le Village Hostel Cebu