Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino Review
Nestled in the Philippines’ picturesque Cebu City, the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino is a premier gaming destination. Its main attractions are a 45 000 square foot casino floor, an award-winning hotel, and an abundance of fine restaurants.
The resort first opened its doors on 1 January 1998, and its gaming, dining, and other entertainment offerings have attracted a steady stream of players, tourists, and holidaymakers ever since. Conveniently located, the resort’s casino features a varied selection of games, including slot machines and table games.
A duty-free department store is another of the resort’s offerings, as are a gym, concerts, and lifestyle events.
Casino Elegance and Opulence
The casino at Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino has the distinction of being one of the Philippines’ first themed casinos. All the ambiance and elegance of a 19th century Southern gaming plaza has been replicated, with meticulous attention to detail, in gilded features and opulent finishes.
While the interior of the casino may look to the past for inspiration, the more than 400 slot machines offer the speed, accuracy, and features that players have come to expect from modern gaming technology.
Players have a choice of three-reel and five-reel machines with betting ranges to suit casual players and serious high rollers alike.
Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino also offers players more than 60 table games, and features a dedicated poker room.
Baccarat, Big/Small, Blackjack, Craps, Pai Gow, Pontoon, Red/White, Roulette, Stud Poker, and Super 6 are all available at the casino’s games tables.
Restaurants and Bars
A diverse range of licensed restaurants and bars can be found at Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino. Between them, they offer everything from light snacks and quick drinks to sit-down, slap-up meals prepared by expert chefs.
The coffeeshop Uno offers quick and easy Asian and European buffets with an emphasis on interactive lifestyles, while La Gondola is the resort’s well-known Italian restaurant, open for lunch and dinner service.
Also open for daily lunch and dinner service is Tin Gow, an elegant restaurant with a focus on Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine. Café Fortuna, the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino restaurant, is open 24 hours a day. Other restaurants patrons and players can find at the resort include Lobby Lounge, Madeleine, Mizu, Pool Aquarius, and Treff.
Hotel Accommodation and Facilities
A range of accommodation options are available at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino. Rooms range from somewhere stylishly comfortable to lay one’s head for the night, to more luxurious spaces such as the executive, bridal, and presidential suites.
Most renowned of the resort’s accommodation offerings is the Ambassador Floor, which presents guests with a range of exclusive perks and services. Among these are butler service, express check-in and check-out, complimentary drinks throughout the day, a complimentary pressing and shoe-shining service, complimentary continental breakfast buffets, and a business centre.
Other Resort Facilities
Other amenities that can be found at the Philippines’ Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino include conference facilities, a 24-hour gym, an outdoor swimming pool, a massage centre, a clinic, safety deposit boxes, laundry and dry cleaning, a valet service, a postage service, car rentals and airport transfers, and a shopping arcade.