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Verbena Hotel

02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

friendly staffs, malapit sa hospitals, room is clean pero sana mabango, excellent for budget travellers... MAINGAY LANG ANG MGA INCHARGE SA STOCK ROOM.... next time if we visit cebu,we will still go back here...foods are affordable.

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Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Its worth of my money. Cheap but excellent services. I stayed on Valentines day, I was warmly welcomed by the most friendly and very accommodating front office team. The location is very accessible to malls, restaurants, coffee shops, stores and food chains, taxi is not a problem since the hotel is between the center of Capitol area and Fuente Osmena....

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Cheap hotel, front desk staffs are very accommodating but prior my reservation, I really had a hard time talking to them, because they are speaking their dialect which I can't understand, they are calling somebody to speak to me, maybe they need to learn how to speak in english, tagalog because not all their guests can't understand their dialect. Their...

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Thank Pau M
Lapu Lapu, Philippines
Reviewed 17 January 2017

There are a lot of hotels to contend with in Cebu City but there are 101 reasons to stay in Verbeha Hotel. Here are the reasons: upon check in, you get to taste their welcome drinks....whoa....very refreshing. although quite small in size but the room is immaculately clean, lighting is just enough, the bed is just right for us, the...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Room was clean, wifi is very good. We checked in sinulog time and they have free paint for the guests. Mini buffet only. The hotel is near in parade. You can walk in malls etc. very accommodating staffs and f&b,housekeeping and also the front office associate Wen and Nica. Thank you guys for your professionalism.

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Thank Adam L
Iligan, Philippines
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We joined an event and it was Verbena who saved our time. Very accommodating services. Affordable price. No problem at internet connection. Free breakfast. Please do put a hanger far from the shower. We are four , and our room was supposed to be 4-6 persons. We only paid 2200 , so Imagine you are 6 in the group, you...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

This Hotel is very affordable upon we reserve the room they gave us a discount rate which we never expect it was already low when we are already into 4 person with buffet breakfast. When we arrive at the hotel a smile of staff welcome us :-). I really love the decor of the Christmas tree at the lobby.It reflects...

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Thank Doreen B
VerbenaHotel, General Manager at Verbena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Doreen B , Happy Holiday ! We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at Verbena Hotel . On behalf of the team and management, we would like to extend our warm appreciation for a very positive review from a valued guest. Verbena Hotel is devoted to providing 28 years of excellent service with a positive aura...

Bohol Island, Philippines
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The Hotel incorporates a homely atmosphere into everything...Welcome drinks was given on our arrival and a great smile welcome us.... We had a room at the 3rd floor it was very fascinating and hotel the room has already a wifi it was fast and as I observe the hotel was renovating but the management make sure that us their guest...

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VerbenaHotel, General Manager at Verbena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 294 christian , Happy Holiday ! We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at Verbena Hotel . On behalf of the team and management, we would like to extend our warm appreciation for a very positive review from a valued guest. Verbena Hotel is devoted to providing 28 years of excellent service with a positive aura...

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This stay is just not worth the money. I got a room on the 3rd floor. There was no water to shower, they fixed the shower, but there was too little pressure, it's not possible to wash your hair here. Internet was not available at the 3rd floor. Breakfast was poor and they can't serve black coffee. Only 3 in...

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VerbenaHotel, General Manager at Verbena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lotsview, On behalf of the team and management, We apologized for the inconvenience that you have experiences during your stayed with us , With regards to your water pressure concern , We missed to inform you that our water supply on the 3rd floor is being fixed that time . For your Wifi - we have not received...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

We've been here in the hotel as a walk-in...the rates are affordable and everything you need are already there ;) ... it was nice upon check-in 'coz they gave us welcome drinks which we never expected. Usually 5-star hotel do this but this hotel offers a 5-star hotel service. With regards to our concerns and requests, the staff in the...

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VerbenaHotel, General Manager at Verbena Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jhelai , We would like to thank you for choosing to stay at Verbena Hotel . On behalf of the team and management, we would like to extend our warm appreciation for a very positive review from a valued guest. Verbena Hotel is devoted to providing 28 years of excellent service with a positive aura and a relaxing ambiance...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Verbena Pension House soon to be transformed into Verbena Hotel to continue bringing you the comforts of a home. Verbena's drive towards uncompromising excellence in customer service and accommodation springs from a history that had become pivotal to this customer-focused business. Verbena had its humble beginning on May 3, 1976 as a small makeshift eatery. "Cozy Nook" was located in the garage of Engr. Pedro Urgello's duplex residence along "Verbena Street," hence its name today. It served mainly taxi drivers trying to get hearty comfort food to get them through their daily grind. The dishes fish head tinola and caldereta were among the top sellers that drew attention to its customers. Eventually, the reputation of good and affordable food reached office workers of establishments within its vicinity who later made the place their regular eating place. Its popularity grew to gain the moniker "Back Han Palace" since it was located behind the former Great Han Palace restaurant. The proprietor, Justina T. Urgello, an insightful businesswoman and wife of Engr. Pedro Urgello, shelled out a meager amount about P 1,170 as capital for her small eatery which paid off when business boomed even more. Ten years later, in 1986, Mrs. Justina Urgello loaned P 150,000 from the bank for the construction of a 3-storey lodging house. This came about after her desire to open a safe, clean and affordable boarding/lodging house for medical students of the neighboring medical school. Mission: We commit to continuously offer excellent, convenient accommodation as well as quality and decent customer services to our valued guests. Vision To be recognized as best Pension House in Queen City of the South-Cebu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Verbena Hotel

Address: 584-A Don Gil Garcia Street | Capitol Site, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Cebu City
Price Range: $37 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Verbena Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Verbena Pension House Hotel Cebu City
Verbena Hotel Cebu Island/Cebu City
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