Our Fun, Relaxing and Pleasant Stay at Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort & Spa in Cebu

The day after we had our Bohol Contryside Tour, we went to Cebu by riding the SuperCat ferry and then taking a cab from Cebu Pier to Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort & Spa in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.


Hotel lobby, near the reception area

Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort & Spa Cebu is relatively new as it opened only in 2009. Imperial Palace has “557 elegantly furnished rooms including 128 deluxe rooms, 372 suites, 9 spa suite rooms and 48 pool villas.”

Night view of Imperial Palace from the Aqus Pool & Island Bar

Morning view from the 7th Floor

We couldn’t help but get excited about where we would be staying for two nights. It was a really nice room, and the king-sized bed looked inviting!

Fresh from Bohol!

We were billeted at Room 731. It’s a Deluxe Room with a garden view. The room is good for three adults, but there were four us who checked in (three adults and one child), so we had to pay an extra charge of Php2000 per night for our son. We stayed at Imperial Palace for two nights.

Deluxe Room Garden View, Php6,319 per night


Guests have a wide choice of food at Imperial Palace because there are 8 restaurants inside. They are as follows: Cheon San Chinese Restaurant, Familia Restaurant, Maru Korean Restaurant, Coral Seaside Restaurant, Delmar Lobby Lounge, Café Amiga, Aqus Pool & Island Bar and Bel Ami Karaoke.

At Café Amiga

We had dinner at Café Amiga during our first night at Imperial Palace. Café Amiga offers Filipino, Thai, Southeast Asian, international and continental cuisines. They have seafood and grill sections, pasta, sandwiches and salads. Our dinner was delicious! See my post on this in my food blog Delight My Appetite.

At Familia Restaurant

We had our buffet breakfast at Familia Restaurant. Familia Restaurant is Imperial Palace’s main restaurant that offers a wide array of breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet. There are four (4) open food stations at Familia Restaurant, namely: Japanese, Western, Oriental and a cold buffet and dessert island station. Each food station has its own specialized chefs.

Aqus Pool & Island Bar

The Aqus Pool & Island Bar is for guests who wish to have a light snack or cold drinks while swimming. We ordered Strawberry Shake here upon my son’s request. I was hesitant to buy because hotel food is expensive, but when I took a sip of the little boy’s strawberry shake, I fell in love! It was yummy! The little boy enjoyed it, too.


Imperial Palace’s Waterpark is is Cebu’s one and only waterpark designed by the Dream Park International USA. Our almost-6-year-old son enjoyed this the most.

We didn’t have a day tour at Cebu City, but our stay at Imperial Palace Waterpark & Spa is more than enough. We really had a fun, relaxing and pleasant vacation there albeit a short one.

Our short vacation would have been even greater if we had not dipped our camera in seawater. This prevented us from taking more photos of us in this lovely place.

Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort & Spa
M.L Quezon Highway, Brgy. Maribago
Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines
Trunkline: +63 32 494 5000

Manila Sales Office
Unit 1017, Cityland 10, Tower 1, 156 H.V. Dela Costa St.
Ayala North, Makati City 1226 Philippines
Tel: +632 753 1291 to 1293
Fax: +632 753 1294
Email: sales@ip-cebu.com

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17 Responses to Our Fun, Relaxing and Pleasant Stay at Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort & Spa in Cebu

  1. Pingback: A Sumptuous Dinner at Café Amiga | Delight My Appetite

  2. Hazel says:

    “Fresh from Bohol” on your shirt Mommy made me smile because it reminded me of an aunt from Bohol who is a great cook. Hurray to vacations! You all look great.

  3. Eds says:

    Wow! It sure looks you had fun… How I wish I could travel and enjoy just like you did.. 🙂

  4. Irene says:

    Looks like all of you did enjoy! Visiting from Mommy Moments. =)

  5. foodpick says:

    Looks like a really nice place and it seems your family enjoyed the stay. The Familia Restaurant does serve really great food. It’s one of the good restaurants in Cebu.

  6. peachy says:

    I’ve heard a lot about Imperial Palace and considered it while making reservations for Cebu. The waterpark looks awesome!

  7. Ruth says:

    Wow! I love the place!

    I wanna stay in this hotel too when we come in Cebu!

    Thanks for your honest review!


  8. Their pool area reminds me of Sofitel’s 🙂

  9. sarah tirona says:

    super nice, will keep in mind for next time 🙂

  10. That view from the 7th floors looks amazing. 🙂

  11. Arge says:

    Wow! You looked like you really had a great time! I wish to go back to Cebu and check in at Imperial with my family 🙂

  12. Maan says:

    Oh I haven’t heard of this hotel until now! It looks so relaxing and the rooms are so pretty. I should keep this in mind the next time I’m in Cebu.

  13. Wonderful hotel! Love the pool.

  14. Ayi says:

    Wow, really nice 🙂 Looks like you all had fun 🙂

  15. That looks like an amazing place to stay! Talk about a beautiful spacious room! 🙂

  16. I missed Cebu! It’s been years since our last visit.

  17. Oh! This is totally family fun! I love to see family bonding and discovering other places. Hope to see you soon, sis 🙂

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