3 Best Hostels in Cebu Island & City – A Cebu Island Collection of Design Hostels

3 Best Hostels in Cebu City, Philippines

Ah yes, the Philippines; a beautiful part of the world. It’s time to discover the best hostels in Cebu City.

Did you know? Cebu is the name of an island, AND the name of the oldest city in the Philippines.

Whilst the 3 main hostels in this collection focus on Cebu City, we’re also going to look at hostels around Cebu Island.

Three hotspots around the island include Oslob, Boljoon and Moalboal.

We’ve included a cool hostel for each location so you can get the most out of your time on Cebu Island.

Expect to also discover a great party hostel and modern, hip design.

Good To Know: We also have a detailed guide to the best hostels in Moalboal.

Your Shortcut:

  1. Murals Hostel and Cafe - best for digital nomads
  2. HappyNest Hostel Cebu - best for female solo travelers
  3. Nacho Hostel Cebu - best for backpackers
  4. Extra: Mad Monkey Cebu City - best for party lovers

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This guide is perfect for YOU, when you…

  • are tired of crappy hostels!
  • want a social Hostel to actually meet people
  • are happy to spend $1 to $2 more for a much better experience

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Quick Introduction to Cebu City

Average price for a bed: Hostels in Cebu City cost 7€ – 11€ per night for a bed in a dorm. A private room starts from 16€ up to 40€ per night. This is a rough average just to give you an idea.

Prices always depend on season and holidays. Please always check exact rates on Hostelworld.com or Booking.com.

Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.

Reaching Cebu City: Cebu City is the first place to arrive to on Cebu Island, most easily by plane.From here, it’s easier to explore further places such a Moalboal and Oslob.

It’s a 1 hour flight from Manila (or take the ferry), and international flights can be taken from Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea. Here’s a guide to Cebu City worth checking out.

Getting around Cebu Island: Travelling around Cebu City and to other cities on the island can be confusing. As always, Asian traffic is a little crazy! Check out this useful guide to getting around cities in Cebu.

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The 3 Best Hostels in Cebu City are …

Let’s jump right into the coolest hostels in Cebu City.

  1. Murals Hostel and Cafe – best for digital nomads
  2. HappyNest Hostel Cebu – best for female solo travelers
  3. Nacho Hostel Cebu – best for backpackers
  4. Extra: Mad Monkey Cebu City - best for party lovers

These are our favorite hostels in Cebu City. We want to make your life even easier, so we put all accommodations on a map for you. We even added our own tips for favorite restaurants, things to see, and more.

Overview: Best Hostels by Traveler Type

🦸 Solo Traveler: Murals Hostel and Cafe
🙎‍♀️ best for Female Solo Traveler: HappyNest Hostel Cebu
🥳 Party Hostel:Mad Monkey Cebu City
👩‍❤️‍👨 Couple Hostel: Murals Hostel and Cafe
👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel: Nacho Hostel Cebu
👩‍💻 For Digital Nomads: Murals Hostel and Cafe
🧘 Cozy Hostel: HappyNest Hostel Cebu

1. Murals Hostel and Cafe

It’s no exaggeration when we say that Murals Hostel and Cafe has everything you can expect under one roof.

That is, if you’re looking for a comfortable, fun and memorable stay. We will assume that you are.

This is easily the best place to stay in Cebu Philippines.

Beautiful boutique design and cheerful staff will have you feeling like you’ve stumbled in to a homely hotel, yet with added social vibes and shared spaces!

It’s the ideal location if you’re a digital nomad slash location independent worker.

Check out the many dedicated work spaces!

Mixed in with fast, reliable – and free – WiFi, plus an unlimited flow of barista style coffee; work will be an easy breeze here.

There are even office services such as printing and scanning available.

And when it comes to rooms, it just gets better and better.

First, choose your preferred type:

  • 6-8 bed mixed dorm
  • 6-bed female dorm
  • Quadruple room
  • Queen private (shared bathroom)

Bunks are sturdy and built with privacy in mind. Enjoy a curtain, big locker and little shelf to keep your essentials.

We enjoy the little quotes written around the place – feel inspired in luxurious comfort!

For those social vibes, head to the cafe and rooftop bar.

Everyone is welcome to a free drink, and mingling is encouraged with regular quiz nights and live music.

The cafe offers an all-day free breakfast, and coffee is always in flow. Perfect!

Good to know: smoking is not permitted in the co-working space. There is a dedicated outside area.

Location: It’s just 12km from Cebu International Airport, and less than 2km from Ayala Center Cebu, a large and useful mall in the city. It’s the best place to stay in Cebu City.

This is one of the best hostels in Cebu City for

  • Digital nomads
  • Couples
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2. HappyNest Hostel Cebu

Happy location, happy price and happy stay; all you can expect at HappyNest Hostel Cebu.

This is a fabulous Cebu travellers hostel!

The design screams modern and homey, offering a refreshing tropical feel that will get you in the holiday mood.

It’s not the kind of hostel that arranges many activities or events.

Instead, it provides a relaxed space for travellers to wind down, enjoy alone time and choose for themselves to strike up conversation with others.

There is a lovely living room area near reception acting as a social space.

This also connects to a small bar and seating that looks out on to the street – both are a good option for socialising.

Good to know: reception is open 24/7 and there is no curfew.

Other great inclusions:

  • Restaurant & snack bar
  • Movie nights & walking tours

The rooms are certainly a highlight!

Spread over dorms with 4-8 beds, there are no private rooms available here.

Female solo travellers can book a bed in a ladies only dorm.

Each bed comes with a privacy curtain and the design means no annoying squeaking or shaking from your neighbour.

FREE Wifi FREE Wifi!

You’ll be happy to know what each room is air-conditioned and the unlimited free Wifi will follow you throughout the building.

Location: Just a 5-minute walk from Pier 1 Cebu City, with easy access to Bohol, Ormoc and Dumaguete. It’s also close to Colon Street.

This is one of the best hostels in Cebu City for

  • Female solo travellers
  • Older travellers
Book HappyNest Hostel Cebu here

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3. Nacho Hostel Cebu

Nestled in the heart of Cebu, Nacho Hostel Cebu offers a haven for adventurers and travelers seeking a comfortable and vibrant place to stay. With 46 spacious rooms and a capacity to accommodate 220 guests, the hostel ensures ample space for everyone. Each room is equipped with its own private bathroom and air conditioning system, guaranteeing relaxation and privacy during the stay.

Guests are invited to take a refreshing plunge in the pool, sourced from an underground well, providing just the right temperature for a rejuvenating experience. The hostel also boasts a lively restobar, where travelers can indulge in delectable food and beverages while engaging in conversations and sharing their exciting adventures.

For entertainment, the entertainment lounge offers options such as billiards, TV watching, and even karaoke for guests to enjoy. In terms of accessibility, Nacho Hostel Cebu is ideally located, allowing easy access to various destinations within the island. Outside the hostel, convenient bus routes operate to Cebu’s renowned tourist spots, including Moalboal, Oslob, Malapascua, and Siquijor.

Other great inclusions:

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Bar

But more than just the facilities, Nacho Hostel Cebu prides itself on its warm Filipino hospitality. With open doors and genuine excitement, the hostel welcomes guests from all walks of life. Come and experience the vibrant atmosphere and genuine Filipino hospitality at Nacho Hostel Cebu. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

Location: Nacho is close to several landmarks in the area. The Gaisano Fiesta Mall Tabunok is a nearby landmark, located just around 3 minutes away from the hostel by car. Another landmark in close proximity is the Tabunok Public Market, which is conveniently located across the hostel. These landmarks provide convenient access to shopping, dining, and other amenities for guests staying at Nacho Hostel Cebu.

This is one of the best hostels in Cebu City for

  • backpackers
  • budget traveler
Book Nacho Hostel Cebu here

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Nacho Hostel Cebu Common Area

Chill and have a beer at Nacho Hostel, Cebu

Nacho Hostel Cebu Dorm

4. Mad Monkey Cebu City

Mad Monkey Cebu City offers travelers a chance to indulge in the best experiences of Cebu City. Positioned within close proximity to the city’s top tourist attractions, guests can effortlessly explore and take in the Queen City of the South. Budget-friendly private rooms and dorms cater to the needs of different budget types, and the hostel’s welcoming staff ensures guests have a comfortable and memorable stay.

Guests can enjoy a mouth-watering dining experience at the hostel’s Filipino fusion restaurant. The rooftop pool and sun deck offer travelers the perfect spot to unwind and soak up the sun during the day. For those looking to have a blast, the hostel’s nightclub is open in the evenings, featuring popular DJs in town. Mad Monkey Cebu City is more than just a resting place, it’s a lively hub where travelers can mix and connect with fellow adventurers from across the world.

Mad Monkey Cebu City is positioned close to popular destinations such as Ayala Center Cebu and Fuente Osmena Circle. It has private rooms and dorms with air-conditioning, as well as a 24-hour front desk, an indoor pool, and a bar. Other nearby attractions include Colon Street, Magellan’s Cross, and Museo Sugbo. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport is just 11 km away, ensuring a stress-free arrival and departure.

Location: Nestled within 1.4 kilometers of Ayala Center Cebu and 1.5 kilometers from Fuente Osmena Circle.

This is one of the best Cebu City hostel for:

  • party lovers
  • social butterflies
Book Mad Monkey Cebu City here

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Mad Monkey Cebu City Dorm Room

Meet new friends at Mad Monkey Cebu City

What about the cheapest hostels in Cebu City?

Of course, there are always cheap hostels. But how do you actually find them? When you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you want to save every dollar, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Cebu City.

  1. Open Hostelz.com with a full list of all hostels in Cebu City
  2. add your dates
  3. Order the listings by price

Simple as that.

Hostelz.com is a price comparison site for hostels. They list every single one in the world and tells you exactly which website is cheaper to use.

Another smart Tip: Check what is actually included, and what is excluded. Take a closer look at the location, too. A further location might mean more costs in transport.

Best Hostels in Cebu City for Solo Travellers?

What is seriously the best hostel in Cebu City for solo-travellers?

As always, it depends on what kind of solo traveller you happen to be.

For female solo travellers, we easily recommend our #2 in this guide, HappyNest Hostel. The female dorm here is well-designed, private and not too big.

Travelling and working at the same time? The dedicated work spaces and free coffee at Murals Hostel Cebu and Cafe is perfect for digital nomads. It’s social too, for when you’re not working.

If you prefer your own space, book your stay with Shejoje Poshtel Hostel. It’s all about capsule beds and a quiet, relaxed atmosphere.

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Murals Hostel and Cafe

Party Hostel Cebu Style

Hands up if you’re keen for an awesome party hostel in Cebu City!

For sure, the only place worth staying for a super fun time is Mad Monkey Cebu City.

The upbeat social vibe is unbeatable, in our opinion.

This Filipino fusion hostel will have you smiling the entire time thanks to the:

  • Infinity pool & sundeck
  • On-site restaurant
  • 150 people capacity

Evenings are set aside for epic DJ sets and partying – made easy with the bar and beer pong tournaments.

Finish the night in either a mixed dorm or private room, the choice is yours.

Location: Mad Monkey Hostel Cebu is situated in Queen City in the South, 15-minutes from the best tourist spots around the city.

Important: You can purchase a so-called Golden Ticket by Mad Monkey. Stay 30, 60 or 90 days in their hostels at a super low rate and one-time payment.  Check more info about Golden Ticket here.

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Mad Monkey is one of the best party hostels in Cebu City, Philippines

More Hostels in Cebu City

Honestly, we were quite blown away by the awesome Cebu City hostels on offer.

Whilst we’re here, let us show off even more hostels worth a mention!

Garden Pod Hostel Cebu

GardenPod Hostel & Cafe is another accommodation offering cute capsule beds.

There is a restaurant onsite, plus free parking and a shared lounge and garden. Halo Halo cafe is a must try!

It’s a great stopover choice if you’re on the way to further afield, such as Moalboal.

Book GardenPod Hostel & Cafe here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com

GardenPod Hostel is one of the best hostels in Cebu City, Philippines

Shejoje Poshtel Hostel

Alright readers, let’s wander over to Shejoje Poshtel Hostel and jump into one of their cool capsule beds.

It’s the first of its kind in Cebu City – colourful, budget friendly and well, posh!

Come on, let’s have a closer look at the capsule beds. They come with:

  • A fan
  • A cute and unique view (wall print)
  • Plug socket & light
  • Towel & ready-made bed

When you’re keen to sleep or have some alone time, simply side the shutter across – simple.

Note: there are no private rooms here.

However!

There is a deluxe capsule which is designed for two people. It is in the same room as single capsules.

There is only a small common area, so this is a great choice for those that want to spend their time exploring the city.

Breakfast isn’t included, but it’s possible to order some food for a few extra coins.

Location: There’s a handy 7/11 next door, with food places and some malls nearby.

This is one of the best hostels in Cebu City for

  • Backpackers
  • Solo travellers
Book Shejoje Poshtel Hostel here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

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Cebu Backpackers Hostel

This cebu hostel is located within walking distance of popular spots like Colon Street and Magellan’s Cross. With a restaurant on-site and free WiFi throughout, you’ll have everything you need. And for those who are driving, there’s also free private parking available.

Cebu Backpackers Hostel offers a variety of rooms, some even with a balcony for that extra chill vibe. Each room comes with a private bathroom equipped with a bidet.

Start your day right with a tasty continental, American, or Asian breakfast at the hostel. The friendly 24-hour front desk and concierge service will ensure your stay is smooth sailing.

When it comes to exploring, you’ll be pleased to know that Fuente Osmena Circle, Fort San Pedro, and Yap Sandiego Ancestral House are all nearby. Plus, Mactan-Cebu International Airport is just a short 11 km away.

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Best Hostels in Cebu Island

Just in case you missed it; Cebu is the name of the island, and the major city on the island.

As well as Cebu City, many travellers like to visit other areas on the island.

Three of the main destinations include:

  1. Oslob
  2. Boljoon
  3. Moalboal

Let’s have a look at some hostels in these areas that we think are definitely worth checking out.

Sharky Hostel Oslob (Oslob)

Oslob is the place to go if you’re keen for whale shark watching, beach life and waterfalls.

Sharky Hostel Oslob is aptly named – this is the best place to stay if you want to see whale sharks!

It’s no wonder really when you’ll be sleeping 50 metres from the beach.

Super cool: Sharky Hostel is the first boat to hit the water in the morning to look for sharks.

The hostel itself is beautiful, with a native bamboo house and concrete dorm rooms.

There is Wifi free for everyone and check out is not until 12 noon – bonus.

Book Sharky Hostel Oslob here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

Sharky Hostel Oslob is one of the best hostels in Cebu City, Philippines

Noordzee Beach Hostel (Boljoon)

Update: Noordzee has permanently closed.

Just up the road from Oslob, is Boljoon. This area is also great for waterfalls, sharks and beaches.

In fact, Noordzee Beach Hostel is quite literally on the beach!

Not only can you swim in the sea, there is a swimming pool to jump in to as well.

On the rooftop you’ll come across a pretty cool restaurant and bar. There are weekly specials on food and delicious cocktails awaiting you.

There are budget, standard, deluxe and superior dorms to choose from. Private rooms are also available.

Relax in a beach hammock, beach table, terrace, watch a movie or admire the stars all night long.

See you there.

Noordzee Beach Hostel Boljoon is one of the best hostels in Cebu City, Philippines

Chief Mau Moalboal Cebu (Moalboal)

Looking for a fun and chill spot in Moalboal? Look no further than Chief Mau Moalboal Cebu! This laid-back hostel offers a beautiful garden, comfortable shared lounge, and lively bar with free WiFi. And, with a fantastic location only 100 meters from Panagsama Beach and 300 meters from Basdiot Beach, you can enjoy the sea and sand with ease.

Chief Mau Moalboal Cebu offers comfortable, cozy rooms with bed linens and towels, so you can relax and recharge during your stay. Feeling competitive? Challenge your friends to a billiards game at the bar!

For those looking to explore, there are tons of attractions nearby. Check out the stunning Kawasan Falls only 26 km away, or take in the local history at Santo Nino Church, which is just 21 km from the property. Plus, the Sibulan Airport is only 80 km away, so getting to Chief Mau Moalboal Cebu is a breeze. Come experience the fun and relaxation at Chief Mau Moalboal Cebu!

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Have a fun filled adventure at Chief Mau Moalboal Cebu

Pig Dive Hostel (Moalboal)

Situated just 1.5 km from Panagsama Beach, Pig Dive Hostel offers a range of amenities to make your stay comfortable. Park your wheels easily with free private parking, chill out in the shared lounge, or soak up the sun on the terrace. Enjoy the convenience of a shared kitchen and stay connected with free WiFi throughout the property. The rooms come with cozy bed linen and towels for your comfort.

Start your day right with a choice of American or vegetarian breakfast options, available daily at Pig Dive Hostel Moalboal. If you’re feeling adventurous, explore nearby attractions such as Basdiot Beach, just 1.9 km away, or take a trip to the stunning Kawasan Falls, 25 km from the hostel.

Sibulan Airport is the nearest airport, located 78 km away from Pig Dive Hostel Moalboal. Get ready for a relaxed and enjoyable stay at this cozy Moalboal retreat!

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Pig Dive Hostel Moalboal

Moalboal Backpacker Lodge (Moalboal)

Update: This hostel has closed. We’ve kept this content here for your information.

The Moalboal Backpacker Lodge is located by Panagsama, just a few metres from a colourful coral reef.

It’s another top destination for exploring the underwater wonders of the Philippines!

This is a great backpackers inn Cebu has to offer.

All rooms – dorms, single & private – come with hammocks and sea-view decks to relax on.

As for that pretty cool looking VW bus?

That’s where you can enjoy unlimited free coffee!

There is a small guest kitchen, plus meals available if you’d prefer not to cook.

It’s great for budget travellers looking to enjoy a cheap beer by the sea.

Moalboal Backpacker Lodge is one of the best hostels in Cebu City, Philippines

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We included some handy links to each of the recommended hostel. Just click on the hostel name. The link will lead you to check prices and availability.

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We recommend booking your hostel as early as possible! All of Cebu City best hostels are popular; especially in high-season. To make sure you end up in those stylish and good hostels, secure your room/bed as soon as you have your travel dates fix.

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Our Favorite Hostels in Cebu City put on a map + sights

Let us have a look on the map. Below we list all three best Cebu City hostels on a map.

Looking for things to do in city Cebu?

Personally, we love to plan our trips with a map having all sights and potential hostels on it. We thought this map will help you with planning your trip too.

We also included the main tourist attractions you’ve to know in this list:

  • Fort San Pedro
  • Cebu Taoist Temple
  • Magellan’s Cross
  • Tops Lookout
  • Mactan – a good hostel here is 1521 Hostel Mactan Cebu
  • Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu
  • Grand Convention Centre

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FAQ

Alright, you should have found your accommodation already. Below we list all the frequently asked questions. Have a look.

What are the top things to do and visit in Cebu?

There are plenty of things you must see and do in Cebu. Here’s a short list of places you can visit.

  • Kawasan Falls – Canyoneering (Something extreme and FUN!)
  • Oslob – Swim with Whale Sharks
  • Temple of Leah – The Taj Mahal of Cebu
  • Sirao Garden – Instagramable Garden
  • Mainit Hot Spring in Malabuyoc (less than $1 from D’Allegre)
  • Palm Tree Roads near Ginatilan – Up for epic photos
  • Freediving with Sardine Balls in Moalboal

What is the main transportation in Cebu?

The basic transportation in the Philippines are the jeepneys. However, some routes are for specific jeepneys only. Nevertheless, taxis are also available for you.

What are the things to consider in taking taxis?

  • Be sure to use the meters. Sad as it sounds but taxi drivers can be greedy and ask you for contracts instead and that would cost much more.
  • There’s also Grab taxis available but there are not much.

What are things to consider when commuting?

  • Bus terminals are always packed. Be sure that you arrive before your scheduled time.
  • Don’t fall for those guys who call for a ride. You might think it’s free but they would ask you for money.

What are the best beaches in Southern Cebu?

Most certainly the beaches off Oslob and Boljoon are fantastic – there are whale sharks, scuba diving and beautiful corals to explore.

What are some affordable restaurants in Cebu? What about newly opened restaurants in Cebu?

Before arrving in Cebu City, it’s worth checking out restaurants on Zomato.

Otherwise, the best way to discover great restaurants is to speak with hostel staff – they know their stuff!

Are there any good hostels around Cebu Bohol and the Philippines?

We’re so glad you asked!

We put together an epic guide to the 21 best hostels in the Philippines which covers Cebu, Bohol and all other major destinations in the country.

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This is a genuine article to help you travel a bit smarter, and find the best place on a budget! We will never recommend you any place we haven’t evaluated or are not convinced by. We are constantly updating all our guides to keep them as fresh and accurate as possible.

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CLOSED: Tropical Hostel Cebu

Update: This hostel has permanently closed. We’ve kept this content here for your information.

Also known as Tropical Breeze Hostel, this is a handy central hostel very close to malls, bars and top sights of the city.

You can literally walk to everywhere worth visiting!

The large 6 and 10-bed family rooms are perfect for travelling families, as well as groups.

There are also options for couples and solo travellers, as well as a triple room for friends.

Tropical Hostel is one of the best hostels in Cebu City, Philippines

Food District Hostel Cebu Central

Update: This hostel has permanently closed. We’ve kept this content here for your information.

Did the name give it away as to where this hostel is located?

Food District Hostel Cebu Central is actually not too close to the city centre itself. Instead, you’ll be surrounded by great food and a pub district.

Have a chat with the lovely staff and find out local tips and tricks.

Food District Hostel is one of the best hostels in Cebu City, Philippines

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