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Accommodation

The region has an array of lodging facilities from the luxurious Leyte Park Resort in Tacloban, MacArthur Park Beach Resort in Palo, Hotel Don Felipe in Ormoc to several smaller hotels, convenient inns and pension houses suited for every type of budget.

Cozy, native huts and cottages for the back-to-nature tourists are available in the picturesque islands riming the entire region.

D   i   r   e   c   t   o   r   y

Country + Area Code: (63+53)

ACCOMMODATIONS IN TACLOBAN CITY
Leyte Park Resort 325-6000
325-5585-87
Asia Stars Hotel 325-5322
321-4952
Tacloban Plaza Hotel 321-2444 Manhattan Hotel 321-4170
Primrose Hotel 321-2248 Quarterhaus Pensione 325-5362
Hotel Alejandro 321-7033 Rosevenil Pensione 321-2676
LNU House 321-3175 Cecilia's Lodge 321-2815
Casa Real Inn 321-2523 Golden Key Inn 321-5312
Town House 321-4475 Manabo Lodge 321-3727
Welcome Home Pensione 321-2739 Dio Resort (Baluarte San Jose) 323-2168
Vic-Mar Beach Resort 323-4013 Casa de Tacloban 325-7060
325-7070
MacArthur Park Beach Resort 323-3015-16
323-4095
Hotel de Angelo 325-2341
Casa Anson 321-4138 Villa Jessica Inn & Restaurant 325-7160
OTHERS ACCOMMODATIONS
Ormoc Villa Hotel
Obrero St., Ormoc City
Tel. No. 255-5003
Hotel Don Felipe
Bonifacio St., Ormoc City
Tel. No. 255-3580
Pongos Hotel
Bonifacio St., Ormoc City
Tel. No. 255-540-221
Sabin Resort Hotel
Bantigue, Ormoc City
Tel. No. 255-8301
Ormoc Sugarland Pensione
J. Rizal St., Ormoc City
Tel. No. 255-3214
Palermo Hotel
Mabini St., Baybay, Leyte
Tel. No. 355-2442
Uptown Plaza Hotel
Magsaysay St., Baybay, Leyte
Tel. No. 355-2412
JR Pensione
30 de Deciembre St., Baybay, Leyte
Tel. No. 355-2471
MLG Forest View Resort
Brgy. Liberty, Hilongos, Leyte
Tel. No. 336-2034
Casa Verde Lodge
J. Rizal St., Bato, Leyte
Marvin's Place
Brgy. Antipolo, Naval, Biliran
Maasin Country Lodge
Maasin, Southern Leyte
Tel. No. 381-2102
Roca Lodging House
Sogod, Southern Leyte
Tel. No. 382-2038
Sy Shore Village Lodge
Sogod, Southern Leyte
Tel. No. 382-2130
Domsowir Pensione
Real St., Borongan, Eastern Samar
Tel. No. (055) 261-3054
Tanghay View Lodge
Brgy. Lupok, Guiuan, Eastern Samar
Sto. Rosario Pensione
Ubanon St., Catbalogan, Samar
Tel. No. (055) 356-1047
Hotel Maqueda Bay
Tumalistis, Catbalogan, Samar
Tel. No. (055) 251-2386
Eduardo's Tourist Inn
Pajarito St., Calbayog City
Tel. No. (055) 209-1558
Seaside Drive Inn
Rawis, Calbayog City
Villa Alabado Resort
Dancalan, Bobon, Northern Samar
Tel. No. 0917-361-7782
Riverview Hotel & Restaurant
Catarman, Northern Samar
Mijares Pension House
Balite St., Catarman, Northern Samar
 

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B A S I C     F A C T S

CAPITAL
Tacloban City
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LOCATION
Easternmost coasts of the Philippine archipelago
N - tip of Bicol peninsula
E - Pacific Ocean
W - Maqueda Bay, Visayas
      and Camotes Sea
S - nickel belt of Surigao

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LAND AREA
21,562.8 sq. kms.
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POLITICAL COMPOSITION
Provinces
     Biliran
     Leyte
     Southern Leyte
     Eastern Samar
     Northern Samar
     Samar
Cities
     Calbayog
     Ormoc
     Tacloban
     Maasin
No. of Towns - 139

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POPULATION
3.4 million
     (as of 1995 census)

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CLIMATE
No distinct dry or wet season.  Driest months - April to May; rainiest months - November to January.
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TOPOGRAPHY
Leyte has vast plains.  Samar is marked by broad upland areas and low rugged hills.  Biliran has fertile plains and lush green hills.  These islands have long undulating coastlines.
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DIALECTS
Lineyte - Samarnon (Waray-waray), Cebuano, Inabaknon (Capul Is.), Filipino, English
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RELIGION
Predominantly Catholic
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For information, contact:

DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM
Regional Office No. VIII
GF, Foundation Plaza Bldg.
LP Resort Compound
Magsaysay Blvd.
Tacloban City - 6500
Leyte, Philippines
Tel. #:  (63+53) 321-2048
                         321-4333
Fax. #:  (63+53) 325-5279
e-mail:
dotreg8@skyinet.net
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