Cagayan de Oro City is dubbed as the “City of Golden Friendship”. With the people’s friendly and hospitable traits inherent to a true-blue Kagay-ananon, your hotel experience is sure to be an enjoyable one. Not only that, Cagayan de Oro hotels are quite affordable. And low prices on accommodations mean more days you can spend touring this intriguing destination.
If you are visiting CDO for the first time, you will experience a marked difference in the way Kagay-anons welcome visitors in this city. More so in places where you can feel right at home, in hotels dotting the city and beyond.
In recent years when CDO became a convention capital in Mindanao, the business community started to build hotels and pension houses to keep up with the rising demand for affordable, clean and comfortable room and board.
Although many low-cost lodging options have sprouted within downtown Cagayan de Oro, the older and more established hotels remain to be a favorite among the regular visitors.
In order to have a better idea at what to expect in Cagayan de Oro hotels, here is a list of preferred lodging places:
The entrance to the hotel is a long driveway up to the hill with guards at the gate 24 hours a day. The driveway is a paved road under a canopy of trees providing a cool and breezy shade.
The grand lobby is spacious and the tall windows offer a magnificent view of the city. Large function halls and restaurants cater to any kind of events with a team of charming uniformed food servers waiting on tables.
The 81 luxurious rooms are fully air-conditioned, with radio and cable television, touch-tone phone, refrigerator and mini-bar, hot and cold water in the bathroom and WIFI connectivity.
The swimming pool is a favorite venue for beauty pageant pictorials.
If you are into muscle-flexing or just want a relaxing time after the long trip, the hotel’s fitness gym is newly equipped with high technology strength equipment and the Elite Spa will relax your tired muscles.
The tariff starts at Php 4,270.00 ($100.55 USD) for the single Standard Room to Php 9,516.00 ($223.74 USD) for the Suites. Tariff rates are inclusive of government tax and service charge. Breakfast is free. They accept payments through major credit cards.
Dynasty Court Hotel
The hotel boasts of 96 rooms with hot and cold bath, cable TV, refrigerator in the Suite Rooms, safety deposit box, WIFI connection, laundry service and prompt room service.
Their Business Center can arrange for your airline and shipping tickets reconfirmation, parcel and postal service needs and hotel to airport transfer.
Banquet and Function facilities can cater to whatever event you may want to organize.
Rates start at Php 1,800.00 ($ 42.30 USD) for the Standard Room and Php 3,500.00 ($ 82.30 USD) for the Suite Rooms, with two complimentary bottled water every day.
The hotel has top-class amenities such as the Rosso Steakhouse, Café Berde, Blue Duck, Mallberry Lounge, Elements Spa, Mini-Gym, indoor pool, and several function rooms for seminars, conventions and receptions.
Their published rates start at Php 1,490.00 ($ 35.00 USD) for the Corporate Solo room and Php 7,500.00 ($ 176.35 USD) for the Presidential Suite. Check-in time is at 2:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 noon.
Grand City Hotel
Its location is a mere walking distance to major banks, offices, restaurants, drugstores, fast food chains and the Cathedral.
Happening every weekend is the “Nite Café”, a night market and grill stalls with live bands performing to entertain the costumers while they eat chicken and pork barbeque, Sisig and other popular native cuisine.
Affordable room rates start at Php 1,200.00 ($ 29.85 USD) for the double-occupancy Economy Room and Php 1,625.00 ($ 38.19 USD) for the triple-occupancy Superior Room. Rates are inclusive of government tax.
Accommodation boasts of fully-air conditioned rooms with bedside controls, cable TV, hot and cold baths.
The Gold Bar lobby lounge is an ideal venue for meeting friends, people watching and coffee sipping.
Several function rooms and restaurant offer contemporary Chinese cuisine.
If you are traveling on a tight budget, several “budgetels” abound within the downtown area. Most of them are clean and reasonably priced, ranging from Php 450.00 ($ 10.58 USD) for single-bed Economy Rooms to Php 1,850.00 ($ 43.50 USD) for Family Rooms.
Whatever your budget is, it is best to do research and make an informed choice before you book your hotel in any particular place. It is natural to expect good service for the amount of money you are paying.
Your comfort, security and satisfaction are of utmost importance. Make your stay a memorable and enjoyable one.
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