Best Hotels and Resorts in Dumaguete

Where to Stay in Dumaguete: 10 Best Hotels and Resorts in Dumaguete in 2024

Heading to Dumaguete soon? If you’re looking for top-rated accommodations, we carefully curated the 10 best hotels and resorts in Dumaguete so you have an idea of where to stay.
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Heading to Dumaguete soon? If you’re looking for top-rated accommodations, we carefully curated the 10 best hotels and resorts in Dumaguete so you have an idea of where to stay.

Located in Negros Oriental, Dumaguete is called the “City of Gentle People,” and for good reason—it’s one of the most popular destinations for retirees, expats, and travelers who want to get some R&R without letting go of the conveniences found in big cities.

Dumaguete City boasts of a rich history and also serves as a good base for traveling to nearby destinations like Apo Island in Dauin, Manjuyod Sandbar in Bais City, and Siquijor as well as nearby tourist attractions like Casaroro Falls and the Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao.

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Choosing the Best Hotels and Resorts in Dumaguete

Our hotel and resort recommendations are based on our personal experience. We also take into account factors such as:

  • Location. Is it accessible to basic services?
  • Internet. Is it fast enough to get some work done?
  • Price. Is it competitive and reasonable?
  • Cleanliness. Is it clean, orderly, and well-maintained?
  • Staff. Is the staff courteous, polite, and accommodating?

We also want to emphasize that real guest experiences were a huge factor when we came up with our recommendations. If you’re coming to Dumaguete and looking for a good place to stay, here are our top picks for the best resorts and hotels in Dumaguete City:

1. The Henry Resort8.5/104.8/5Find deals on!
2. Star View Boutique Resort9.6/104.7/5Find deals on!
3. The Bricks Hotel8.3/104.2/5Find deals on!
4. PVL Suites8.9/104.6/5Find deals on!
5. Unwnd Boutique Hotel9.3/104.7/5Find deals on!
6. Hotel Dumaguete8.8/104.6/5Find deals on!
7. Giardino Romantico8.8/104.5/5Find deals on!
8. Blue Horizon Hostel8.3/104.4/5Find deals on!
9. M.Y. Hotel8.8/104.3/5Find deals on!
10. Pulangbato Falls Mountain Resort8.7/104.5/5Find deals on!

1. The Henry Resort

The Henry Resort is a boutique resort hotel located near the sea in Dumaguete. It features 32 rooms housed in eight modern villas, each fitted with everything you need for a pleasant stay. The resort’s premises are filled with lush greenery and water fixtures such as fountains and are relaxing enough for you to not want to go outside. But if you prefer the outdoors, the resort is just a few steps away from Escano Beach and is conveniently located near a main thoroughfare, meaning it’s very accessible to the transportation you need to go around the city and beyond.

Rooms at The Henry Resort start at 8,400 PHP (~152.03 USD) per night if you book via their official website. Rates can go higher depending on the season, so make sure to check.

Location: Dumaguete Boulevard (see map) Rating: 8.5/10

Google Rating: 4.8/5

2. Star View Boutique Resort

Located in San Jose town—more than 11 kilometers away from Dumaguete City Hall—Star View Boutique Resort offers beautiful suites with a view of the sea or the swimming pool. The suites are large enough and feature kitchens and balconies for your convenience. And although it’s not that close to the heart of Dumaguete, it’s less than 100 meters away from roads plied by public transportation.

What’s great about Star View Boutique Resort is that its accommodations are perfect for a relaxing getaway, be it as short as one night only or as long as a week or so. You can also take your work with you here as Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire property, allowing you to stay connected. Stays start at 6,200 PHP (~112.21 USD).

Location: San Jose (see map) Rating: 9.6/10

Google Rating: 4.7/5

3. The Bricks Hotel

The Bricks Hotels is a simple but modern hotel located right at the heart of Dumaguete City—in the middle of Rizal Boulevard, facing the sea. It’s near most tourist attractions and is also near top dining spots such as Sans Rival and Jo’s Chicken Inato. What’s best about this hotel is that it’s very cheap, yet everything you’d want to visit in this beloved city is within walking distance if you’d love to take a stroll.

Stays at The Bricks Hotel start at 2,009 PHP (~36.36 USD) plus taxes and other fees. The rooms are very affordable, giving you more legroom to spend on other things.

Location: Rizal Boulevard (see map) Rating: 8.3/10

Google Rating: 4.2/5

4. PVL Suites

PVL Suites is an Art Deco hotel located right in the middle of Dumaguete City. It’s near everything you’d need when you’re here—dining spots, grocery stores, and more. There’s even a convenience store and a clinic at the bottom of the building. It’s also very accessible to public transportation, making it a good base for your adventures in the city and beyond.

The hotel’s rooms are cozy enough to make you want to stay in bed longer. Some rooms even have kitchens where you can prepare coffee before heading out. Stays start at 1,900 PHP (~34.33 USD) per night. Book a room here if you plan to go around on a budget, but want the best accommodation without breaking the bank.

Location: Ipil (see map) Rating: 8.9/10

Google Rating: 4.6/5

5. UNWND Boutique Hotel

UNWND Boutique Hotel is an oasis that’s located near the airport in Dumaguete. It features unique accommodations that can cater to every kind of guest: rooms for travelers who like more conventional stays; cabanas for those who want a rustic, relaxing ambiance; dorms for those traveling with friends; as well as houses and apartments for families and bigger groups.

What’s best about UNWND is aside from being a good place for a staycation, it’s also a good base for your trip to Dumaguete. Stays here start at around 4,600 PHP (~83.18 USD), with rates varying depending on the season.

Location: Capt. De Leon Drive (see map) Rating: 9.3/10

Google Rating: 4.7/5

6. Hotel Dumaguete

Hotel Dumaguete is a relatively new boutique hotel located at the heart of Dumaguete City. It’s less than 300 meters away from Escano Beach and is very near other places of interest and dining spots. It’s a bit far from Dumaguete Boulevard on foot, but it’s very accessible to transportation. The hotel has many amenities, including a wide garden, and an outdoor pool, as well as a restaurant and bar so that you won’t have to go out for chow.

That said, Hotel Dumaguete can also serve as a good place to sleep in after a long day of touring around the city and nearby towns. Stays start at around 3,710 PHP (~66.81 USD) per night.

Location: Blanco Drive (see map) Rating: 8.8/10

Google Rating: 4.6/5

7. Giardino Romantico

If you’re a couple looking for a place to spend your honeymoon—or just about any vacation—in Dumaguete, look no further than Giardino Romantico. Its name, which is Italian for “Romantic Garden,” perfectly describes what it offers: a lush garden where you’d love to spend candlelit dinners with your beloved. It’s more than that, though: the hotel also offers more amenities, such as a pool flanked by trees, very cozy and rustic accommodations, and a restaurant serving sumptuous meals.

Stays at Giardino Romantico start at 2,790 PHP (~50.39 USD) plus taxes. The hotel is located less than 15 minutes away from the center of Dumaguete by car.

Location: Bajumpadan (see map) Rating: 8.8/10

Google Rating: 4.5/5

8. Blue Horizon Hostel

Located near the center of Dumaguete City, Blue Horizon Hostel is another great option for those who want to explore the city on a budget. It’s managed by OYO Rooms, a global hotel chain known for affordable accommodations anywhere. This means you’re assured of clean rooms, hospitable staff, stable internet connectivity, and accessibility to transportation, all at a low price.

All that said, Blue Horizon Hostel is best used as a place to rest while you travel and tour around Dumaguete and nearby destinations. It’s also near points of interest such as the Ninoy Aquino Freedom Park, and the Negros Oriental Provincial Capitol. Stays here start at around 1,100 PHP (~19.87 USD) per night.

Location: Aldecoa Drive (see map) Rating: 8.3/10

Google Rating: 4.4/5

9. M.Y. Hotel

Situated right at the heart of the city, M.Y. Hotel is a good option for those who want to know more about Dumaguete, and its culture, and see its offerings while moving along on foot. It’s located just a few blocks away from the public market, supermarkets, schools like Silliman University, and more. Those who love taking a stroll will also find that Rizal Boulevard is just a 10 to 15-minute walk away,

The hotel and its rooms are very colorful and will help lighten your mood after a tiring day, and perk you up in the morning before you go out for another adventure. Stays here start at 2,970 PHP (~53.63 USD) plus taxes.

Location: San Juan Street (see map) Rating: 8.8/10

Google Rating: 4.3/5

10. Pulangbato Falls Mountain Resort

If you’re looking to stay in a popular tourist spot in Dumaguete, Pulangbato Falls Mountain Resort in Valencia is the perfect choice for you. All of the rooms in this place feature a balcony where you can just sit down and enjoy the cool air and listen to the water as it falls from a height of 30 feet into a deep catch basin. You can swim within designated swimming areas near the falls, or in the freshwater swimming pool nearby.

When you’re hungry, you can get your fill at the restaurant on the premises. Some rooms have a kitchen and refrigerator where you can store takeouts and leftovers. Stays here start at 2,250 PHP (~40.63 USD) plus taxes. Rates vary with season, so make sure to check.

Location: (see map) Rating: 8.7/10

Google Rating: 4.5/5

Your Complete Dumaguete Travel Guide

Dumaguete is a popular destination among expats. The city is calmer than other cities in the Philippines, but you get access to some of the best destinations such as Siquijor, Apo Island, Oslob, Bacolod, and Bohol.

If you’re still preparing for your trip to Dumaguete, our range of travel guides can help:

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