After traveling about 400 miles from Manila, we finally arrived at one of the best city in the Philippines, the Cebu City or popularly known as the Queen City of the South.  Since we booked a tour package, a van fetched us from Mactan-Cebu International Airport to our condotel located near SM City Cebu and Cebu international port. The tour package includes airport van transfer, south Cebu tour and a one-night condotel accommodation in San Marino Residences, Cebu city.


San Marino Residences

Experience a comfortable and a pleasant place surrounded by an amazing panoramic view of Cebu’s oceanfront and a glittering Cebu’s modern city which will take your time to indulge, relax and pamper.  San Marino Residences is very convenience since popular establishment and commercial building is just right across the street.

San Marino Residences View
A view of Cebu International Port from our room.

San Marino Cebu

Cebu hotel

Cebu hotel

Since SM City Cebu is just a few blocks away, San Marino Residences is very convenience for travelers because they can go shopping and buy some stuff that they would be needed when traveling, watch movies at cinemas,  dine in the best restaurants in Cebu and stroll around the city.


The rooms were clean, nice and cozy, each room has a different elegant design that will surely make you feel a peaceful and pleasant ambiance. Each room is complete with kitchen utensils, cable TV, one bed, table and internet connection.


Cebu hotel


I’ll start with the kitchen, I’m sure you will not be worried about the kitchen things that you may be needed during your stay in this condotel since San Marino Residences provides all of these stuff from utensils, refrigerator, oven, rice cooker and water dispenser, and etc for free.

Aside from the utensils, each room in San Marino Residences has a high-speed wifi-ready connection, a telephone line and a TV cable where you can also use for free.

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(c) Photo courtesy from Cebu rooms Facebook page

The bathroom is complete with shower, water closet, lavatory, toilet paper holder and towel bar. The bathroom is clean and has a separate area for shower.

We just spent a night in San Marino Residences and we checked out at 4:00 in the morning then we travel to south Cebu. Their bed is very comfortable and smooth and you will definitely feel so relax. They have a very nice sheets that are clean and comfy. But to be honest, I didn’t experience it for a long time since our call time was so early.  We rent another room, so we can leave some of our personal stuff there. We went back in our condotel at the third day of our tour which is a whole day tour in Cebu city.


San Marino Residences is located at J. De Vera Street, North Reclamation area, Cebu City, just right across SM City Cebu. San Marino Residences is very accessible since it’s just a walking distance to the domestic seaport and 20 minutes away from the Mactan-Cebu international airport. San Marino Residences is also accessible by PUJs and taxi.


San Marino Residences has a three-level parking,  the building is very secured since it has a 24-hour security. They also have a fire protection, automatic sprinkler system, and a fire alarm system. If there’s a power shortage in the city, don’t worry, they have a 100% backup generator. This is only some of the features of the building.


Experience the condotel comfort during your stay for only 1399 per night good for 2 and 1599 per night good for 3-4 persons.

PS: Prices subject to change without prior notice. Please check prices with San Marino Residences before visiting.

So, if you are planning to visit Cebu. I highly suggest that you book San Marino Residence room online.

You can check the latest price at Agoda here.

You can also use Airbnb. I can share you a discount coupon if you signed up through my referral link. Just click this link and it should be direct you into Airbnb website “Benjoe gave you  $______ to travel. Click the sign-up button to claim your credit.  Follow the Airbnb instruction to create an account, you can use your Facebook or Google Account upon signup.

Once you already have an account, you can search for San Marino Residences and use the discount coupon. Airbnb is the best way to rent unique, local accommodations on any travel budget.

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