Mad Monkey Hostel Cebu City: 10 Things You Will Love

Mad Monkey, one of the fastest-growing hostel brands in Asia is finally in Cebu. Offering affordable but quality accommodations, Mad Monkey is one of the most highly-rated and most trusted names in the traveling and backpacking community. Started seven years ago by three English guys, the Mad Monkey brand quickly rose to fame for its unique brand of service and hospitality.

Just this month, Mad Monkey finally opened its first hostel in Cebu City (and the third in the country.) During a special preview, TheCebuano got a chance to see the place up close. Today, we’re listing down 10 things we’re pretty sure you’ll love about it! Ready? Let’s begin!





1. Cool & Friendly Team

Mad Monkey is run by a team of people who are not only hardworking and genuinely polite but are also very passionate about what they do. There’s never a dull moment when you stay at Mad Monkey Hostel.


2. Delicious Food

Mad Monkey has a pretty impressive menu that includes salads, wraps, pastas, sandwiches, and full meals. If you want to enjoy international dishes with a hint of Filipino flavors, the Filipino fusion restaurant on the roof deck is a must-try.


3. A Full-Service Bar

Mad Monkey has a full-service bar on the roof deck that serves concoctions you will surely love. Don’t forget to give their signature house drink Sinulog Slam a try. It’s awesome!


4. Solo, Group, and Private Accommodations

Dorm Room for 4

Dorm Room for 6

Dorm Room for 8

Private Room for 2

At Mad Monkey, you can choose between private rooms and dorm rooms. Dorm rooms can accommodate groups of up to 8 people. The dorm rooms are clean, well-appointed, and pretty affordable (hint: You can get a bed for as low as 650 pesos!)


5. Mix and Mingle

Mad Monkey has plenty of open spaces for you to meet and mingle with locals and other guests. The roof deck has a beer pong table, billiards, arcade machines, a pool, and a whole lot more!


6. Swimming Pool

Mad Monkey has a cool infinity pool with resting hammocks on the roof deck. It’s perfect for those lazy (and hot) summer afternoons when you’ve got absolutely nothing to do!


7. No Deposits and Cancellation Fees

Unlike most resorts, hotels, inns, and hostels, Mad Monkey does not require guests to provide deposits. Also, if you booked online and had to cancel for whatever reason, you won’t be asked to pay a certain fee.


8. Plenty of Spots to Relax

Mad Monkey has plenty of spots where you can just sit down and read a good book while you’re drinking your favorite beverages. They also have a lounge area where you can ‘work’ while enjoying the cool, vibrant vibe.


9. It’s Very Affordable

Mad Monkey Hostel is perfect for travelers and backpackers who do not want to shell out a fortune when it comes to their accommodations. You can get a dorm bed for as low as 650 a night. Private rooms for two only cost 1,800 a night, too!


10. It’s in the Heart of the City

Mad Monkey Hostels is located smack dab in the heart of Cebu City. Located along E. Chavez Street in Barangay Lorega, the hostel is only two minutes away from Jollibee Immaculada, and around 10 minutes away from both Ayala Center Cebu and SM City Cebu.






Mad Monkey

Address: E Chavez Street, Lorega, Cebu City
Phone: (032) 231-0370
Website: https://www.madmonkeyhostels.com/cebu-city/
Email: cebucity@madmonkeyhostels.com

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