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New Pongos Hotel

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Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location --- walking distance to the pier, restos and stores around. Staff are friendly and accommodating. There are no toiletries. No hair dryer. The water in the sink was blackish. The staff said to just run it for 5 to 10 minutes. It did clear up but we had to do this everytime we used the faucet. While the...

Thank Jen2x410
El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Loved the central location of this hotel and the friendly staff. The rates are a great value and they provide a comfortable air-conditioned room with good basic amenities--highly recommended for anyone wishing to visit Ormoc. This hotel also has a great local reputation for being the longest running family owned hotel in the area. During the aftermath of the Yolanda...

1Thank lhooq19
United States
Reviewed 26 January 2017

An incredible find. Pongo's was better than the Ormoc Villa at a third of the cost. Reviews likely reflect when and where in hotel people stayed -- the building had been renovated. Room 265 in the 'old section' seemed freshly new to us. And the rooms in this section of the building don't get street noise as windows face the...

Thank Paubranco
Quievrain, Belgique
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Good place to stay. The staff is always friendly and helpful. Clean room with free wifi, aircon, refrigerator, private bathroom with hot and cold water. Good food at affordable price. I was very comfortable there. I recommend it.

Thank Yves L
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The room was just average but no telephone making it necessary to go down to front desk to speak with them, we asked for mat for the bath room which was missing it was delivered but when i ask for an additional pillow i was told i will be charged Peso 30.00 i dont want to buy a pillow nor...

Thank John S
Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We checked in last week of April and the standard room was worth with the price with the breakfast inclusion. The location was also accessible. Just I dont like during the night time because it seemed haunted and the receptionist, no friendly. I kept waiting and waiting and kept asking so much and I was not attended to.

Thank Glucke L
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The rooms are very big, well-lit and beautifully formal but also lend a comfy feel. All you would want to do is revel in their queen size beds and their special ortho pillows and fluffy comforters. They had this beautiful dresser and matching lounging English chairs, top to bottom draperies lining the whole window side. On the outside, it runs...

7Thank Micey M
Reviewed 2 September 2014

For some reason, this Hotel is always teeming with guests and visitors. Good for its owners and for its staff, may the business of this Hotel continue to thrive, even if I chose not to stay here again and any more. I was there at this Hotel last month to attend some meetings. I was first given a old room...

4Thank HARI_2068
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 21 January 2014

moskitos anywhere bites over and over not much to say - poor atmosphere - poor room - poor restaurant very simple but clean one more night in this city not much sleep because the hotel is just oposite a discotheque and whenever a guest went in or out with the open door comes a sound level you will not forget...

3Thank bernd_frey
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Pongos offers rooms in the new and old parts of the hotel. My budget couldn't stretch to the new so I had a room with noisy air con, run-down furniture and cockroaches. Still very much part of a building site the snazzy entrance hall is deceptive. I'm sure there is much better accomodation elswhere and it's not really worth the...

2Thank Hannah C

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Address: Bonifacio Street, Ormoc, Leyte Province 6541, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Visayas > Leyte Island > Leyte Province > Ormoc
Number of rooms: 251
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“Ask for the newly renovated rooms”
lhooq19, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose some other Hotel”
HARI_2068, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“thousands of people in the city and not much option - so you take what you get even it´s that simple”
bernd_frey, 21 Jan 2014 | Read review
“get a room at the new building”
princesscat09, 22 May 2012 | Read review
“Staffs are very accommodating and nice. very accessible within the city. Cheaper.”
gtg_i_love, 9 Feb 2012 | Read review
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