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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just fine for one night. Basic clean central and good wifi.White taxi from Cebu airport approx 260 peso .Local simple places to eat near to central hospital many nursing students felt safe .Staff fine .No issues. Good security.Large foyer. Needs some TLC all round but very fair price

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a place where you can have a decent shower and a decent bed for an affordable price, then I recommend this hotel. I only stayed there for night but the staff seemed accommodating.But the place needs upgrading. There was a nearby 7-11 which was convenient for satisfying those late night hunger pains.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great time here Staff friendly helpful Safe area Shopping centre , non girly bars , laundry , food shops all close walking distance Hotel has own restaurant which is handy for Breakfast and snacks , with room service alsp

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Booked a twin room through agoda. The lobby was quite appealing but the room was really shabby. Aircon and wifi was working well, hot and cold shower was good. There was also a ref inside the room. But the bathroom was dirty. You could see The dirt on the floor and yellow stains on the wall. We stayed for an...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Diplomat Hotel is clean, has large rooms, and always has someone at the desk who speaks English. Be aware there is hot water in the shower but for the sink. Tile floors so bring slippers. They provide free internet but only for two devices with a passcode that changes daily.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the Diplomat hotel after reading the recommendation from the Lonely Planet guidebook as I was looking to stay somewhere fairly central and around £20 a night. The room was quite big - I would say quite dated and the air conditioner unit was extremely loud. The staff were all super nice and helpful and the location is...

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Redding, California
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The rooms are Not 5 star but they are clean and Basic .. The shower and Bedroom were both clean .. Still this Hotel is starting to show some Age .. Good Places to eat nearby . That is why I stay here . They treated Me that well

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Lapu Lapu, Philippines
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for just a night. This is a budget hotel good for backpackers or travellers on a budget. The place is clean and the amenities are reasonable. This is not for people that expect superior service and facilities. One thing i did not like is there is a distinct smell on the room.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I booked this due to some recommendation that this hotel is quite near and affordable to the North Bus Terminal if we want to go to Bantayan island. However, since the hotel is considered old, the rooms seem not to have been properly maintained as the toilet is heavily stained, which then looked like it was not cleaned well. The...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My room was large and well cleaned. There were only very few bugs. They were not really bothering me. The non-flat TV and the furniture were not modern, but they worked. The air condition was a bit noisy but efficient. There was WiFi there. I didn't get connection with a laptop in the head end of the bed, but there...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Diplomat Hotel enjoys a central location in downtown Cebu. It is about 40 minutes from the airport and only 15 minutes away from the nearest ferry station. Rest comes easy in the comfort of the 100 air-conditioned rooms at Diplomat Hotel. Relish the convenience of having a cable TV, mini-bar, room safe, and hot & cold shower at your disposal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diplomat Hotel

Address: 90 F Ramos St., Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Cebu City
Price Range: $29 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Diplomat Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Diplomat Hotel Cebu City
Diplomat Hotel Cebu Island/Cebu City
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“Ask for a room near the server.”
 of 5 bubbles ronc688, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the Third floor quiet rooms”
 of 5 bubbles garywD2365YL, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I suggest above the Second floor for Quietness”
 of 5 bubbles garywD2365YL, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“always check rooms before booking, as some rooms are smoking and can be very smelly.”
 of 5 bubbles jennykw2015, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“go high the views are quite good around central cebu right out to the bay”
 of 5 bubbles Dave435, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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