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When it comes to planning a vacation to the Philippines, your itinerary will not be complete without including the southernmost part of the archipelago, Mindanao. Its largest city, Davao, dubbed the 'King City of the South,' will most likely be on top of your itinerary.
Aside from being the jump-off point to other Mindanao tourist spots because of Davao International Airport, it's a must-visit destination because of the many natural and man-made Davao tourist spots found here. It's also one of the best halal-friendly destinations in the Philippines.
A vacation in Davao City will give you easy access to some of the country's best nature parks, islands and Philippine beaches, conservation centers of rare animals, exciting outdoor adventures, and more. If you're planning to visit in August, you can also time your trip to coincide with the Kadayawan Festival.
If you're planning a trip to Davao City, browse our list of the best hotels if you're choosing where to stay in Davao:
10.The Ritz Hotel at Garden Oases
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The Ritz Hotel at Garden Oases is a 3-star hotel situated in Davao’s Poblacion District, near commercial establishments like Gaisano Mall. This hotel is perfect for those looking for a convenient place to stay for families or big groups exploring Davao City.
All air-conditioned rooms are equipped with premium beddings, desk, minibar, satellite TV, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, and more. Wakeup service, laundry, and housekeeping services are also available.
Hotel guests have access to the swimming pool, fitness center, spa, sauna, coffee shop, restaurant, business center, poolside snack bar, Wi-Fi in public areas, and more. The hotel also offers a 24-hour front desk and concierge services.
9. Hotel Tropika Davao
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Perfect for eco-friendly travelers, Hotel Tropika Davao is a 3-star hotel dedicated to protecting the city’s natural environment. Their sustainable design and implementation add up to the simplicity and beauty of this boutique hotel.
All rooms are equipped with inverted air conditioning, premium beddings, coffee, and tea-making facilities, flat-screen TV, full-sized desk, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, free Wi-Fi, and more.
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Guests will have access to the hotel’s amenities like their al fresco restaurant, bar, swimming pool, garden, children’s playground, functions rooms, a pc station for document printing and faxing, and more.
8. The Pinnacle Hotel & Suites
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The Pinnacle Hotel & Suites is a polished 3-star hotel perfect for travelers seeking a complete business and leisure experience. It is located in Poblacion District and is only 900m from People’s Park.
All of the air-conditioned rooms are equipped with premium beddings, desk, satellite TV, coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer, in-room safe, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, and more. There is also free Wi-Fi and a wake-up service available upon request.
At The Pinnacle, you will get access to top facilities like a swimming pool, restaurant, cafe, bar, gym, massage area, conference hall, business center, souvenir shop, a PC station for document printing and faxing, and more. The hotel also offers luggage storage and concierge facilities for disabled guests.
7. Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao
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One of Davao's most prominent accommodations is Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, a 4-star hotel situated along Davao Gulf. This beach resort in Davao City is surrounded by coconut trees and is located on the Tagum Highway, approximately 6KM from Davao International Airport.
All air-conditioned rooms and suites are equipped with premium beddings, minibar, coffee and tea maker, telephone, refrigerator, hairdryer, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, and more. Free Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service are also available.
Guests in the hotel will have access to premium amenities such as a swimming pool with poolside bar, coffee shop, bar, fitness center, salon, spa, and more. The hotel also offers 5 dining options. You can choose from Cafe Uno, Pizzaiolo, La Parilla, Vinta Bar, and the Pool Aquarius.
6. Blue Lotus Hotel
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The Blue Lotus Hotel is an environmentally-friendly 4-star hotel that emphasizes elegance, relaxation, and functionality with its eco-friendly amenities such as its self-regulating aircon system and LED lighting. It also offers convenient access to the Davao International Airport, which is 11KM away from the property.
Each air-conditioned room is equipped with premium beddings, satellite TV, mini-refrigerator, coffee and tea making facilities, ironing tools, comfortable workstation, hairdryer, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, free Wi-Fi, and more.
Guests will have complimentary access to the hotel's swimming pool, spa, rooftop bar, fitness center, massage area, and more. The hotel also offers free private parking for its guests.
5. Acacia Hotel Davao
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Feel the warmth of Filipino hospitality when you stay at Acacia Hotel Davao, a 4-star hotel near Lanang Business District. Aside from its quality facilities, it is loved by both business and leisure travelers for its nearby proximity to commercial establishments like SM Lanang Premier mall, which is 600m away.
All of the guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with premium dream beddings, flat-screen TV, executive desk, minibar, refrigerator, hairdryer, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, IDD phone, safety deposit box, and more.
Aside from their swimming pool, guests will also have access to the hotel’s gym, club lounge, kids playground, massage area, spa, souvenir shop, and more. The hotel also has 3 dining options such as Waling Waling Cafe, Luk Foo Palace, and Venado Pool Bar that serves local and international cuisine.
4. Park Inn By Radisson Davao
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Unwind in Park Inn By Radisson Davao, a 3-star hotel known for their modern rooms designed in their trademark vivid color palette. This hotel is perfect for business and leisure travelers for its close proximity to Lanang Business District. In fact, SM Lanang Premier mall is connected to the property via a sky bridge.
The air-conditioned guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with premium beddings, in-room coffee and tea facilities, mini-refrigerator, sliding cabinet doors, workspace station, hairdryer, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, and more. Free Wi-Fi and housekeeping services are also available.
Guests will have access to the hotel’s swimming pool, fitness center, massage area, garden, coffee shop, souvenir center, meeting and function rooms, their restaurant serving local and international dishes called RBG Bar & Grill, and more.
3. dusitD2 Davao
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DusitD2 Davao Hotel is a 4-star upscale hotel known for its contemporary design, top-notch amenities, and quality location. It is only 2.2KM away from Lanang Business Park, a commercial district and central business area with a convention center and a natural park, and 6.6KM away from Davao International Airport.
Get comfortable in their rooms equipped with premium beddings, mini bar, premium tea and coffee making facilities, work station, flat-screen TV, ironing tools, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, private balcony, free Wi-Fi, and more. There is also laundry, in-room dining, room service, and housekeeping services available upon request.
Guests will have access to the hotel’s facilities like a swimming pool, fitness center, spa, kids club, business center, concierge service, and more. Like other Dusit branches, this hotel also offers bars and restaurants serving authentic Thai cuisine such as Benjarong Restaurant and Bar, Madayaw Cafe, Siam Lounge, Dusit Gourmet, and more.
2. Seda Abreeza Davao
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Enjoy Seda Abreeza Davao’s exclusive luxury, accessibility, and quality when you stay at this 4-star hotel in Davao City. The hotel has a contemporary design that suits both business and leisure travelers. It's also only within walking distance to Seda Abreeza Mall.
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Each air-conditioned room and suite in the hotel is equipped with premium beddings, satellite TV, media panel, minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, in-room safe, desk, IDD phone, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, and more.
Guests will have access to this Davao hotel's swimming pool, e-lounge, gym, function rooms, massage room, spa, and more. They also have an upscale restaurant called Misto that serves classic Davaoeño cuisine.
1. Dusit Thani Residence Davao
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Dusit Thani Residence Davao, a 4-star luxury hotel in the city center of Davao, is ideal for business and leisure travelers looking for premium hospitality as the hotel combines refinement and comfort with its state-of-the-art facilities and quality service.
Each airconditioned room and suite in this hotel are equipped with premium beddings, flat screen TV with cable, mini bar, premium coffee and tea making facilities, kitchenette with complete amenities, washing machine with dryer, ironing tools, in-room safe, en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, and more. Laundry, in-dining and room service, and housekeeping are also available for request.
Aside from the free Wi-Fi services all over the property, guests will get complimentary access to the hotel’s swimming pool, fitness center, spa, kids club, business center, and more. Try authentic Thai cuisine at their various restaurants and bars like Benjarong Bar and Restaurant, Siam Lounge, Madayaw Cafe, and Dusit Gourmet.
Plan Your Vacation to Davao City and Book a Stay at These Hotels
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Davao, the ‘Crown Jewel of Mindanao’, is a must-visit destination for any kind of traveler. The city is a great home base for those who want to explore Mindanao as it's strategically located for easy access to the region's best beaches, natural attractions, good food, and more.
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Whether you’re only staying for a few days or weeks, there’s no doubt these premium Davao hotels and resorts can serve as a haven for travelers to rest, revitalize, and prepare for further exploration.
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