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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Way Shack Hostel Oslob Cebu

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Way Shack is a newly-opened design hostel with a restaurant and roofdeck in Oslob, Cebu - also the first and the only one in the area! Its distinctive features are its cogon-thatched roof and the colorful mural extrerior painted by a local artist.

We are conveniently located in the heart of Oslob along the main highway, just a stone’s throw away, right across to the entrance to beach where you can find the world-famous Whaleshark experience.

Stay with us and be one of the FIRST IN LINE to swim with the Whalesharks!

With a bar, restaurant and reception we're ready to serve your every need. We also have a rooftop garden terrace with an Ocean view, where you can have a cold beer, meet fellow travelers, or just chill out.

You may choose to stay in either the aircon or fan Dormitories, or in a private airconditioned room, each with its own toilet and shower.

Terms and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 3days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.
Check in from 14:00 to 20:00 .
Check out from 08:00 to 12:00 .
Payment upon arrival by cash.
Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.
No curfew.
Non smoking.
Reception is from 7AM - 7PM
We dont provide Meal Service
Our Property will make Pre-authorization Charge for the first night to Secure the booking View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.2

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 6.5

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 7.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    02 Dec 2019
    Wonderful staff!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    02 Dec 2019
    Staff is the best! 😁😁 Really nice staying
    Slovenia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    30 Jan 2020
    Really only stayed here the one night before my whale shark tour in the morning. Good for that sort of thing as the pier is only across the road! Nowhere to chill out and meet others though.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    19 Feb 2020
    Very clean hostel. Great staff. No hot shower though. Check-in was a breeze.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    26 Nov 2019
    This hostel was below my expectations given the high rating. There was no water in my room during the stay, and there was nobody available to help solve the situation at night. I messaged the owner and received a reply saying 'there's nothing I can do'. Running water is a BARE MINIMUM. The location is great, and the room was clean. The A/C worked. The bathroom is extremely small. The sink is the size of my palm.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.6


    29 Dec 2019
    Very basic. The hostel is a good base if you're seeing the Whale Sharks but there isn't any atmosphere. No food either and so I decided to leave a day early.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.3


    17 Dec 2019
    Decent place to stay if your going swimming with the whale sharks. It's just a walk across the street to get to the sign in area for the whale sharks. Other than that no much going on here both the hostel and the town. The room I stayed in faced the road where a hill begins, the trucks at night could be quite loud passing by.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 6.0


    09 Feb 2020
    We stayed here to go swim with the whale sharks! The lady at the front desk was short but relatively helpful. She said the tour guide would be there for sign ups between 9-10 PM (mind you they advise you to be ready at 5 AM. We sat outside our room, there wasn’t a common area/lounge, from 9-10:15 PM. Ended up not seeing Whale Sharks because of listening to the horror stories of the line and not having a guide. They did have a USB drive with some good movies however.
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
  • 6.0


    19 Dec 2019
    There really isn't anything wrong with this hostel but when I stayed I found the area it was in (right outside the whale shark watching) was awful. No restaurants, nothing around and the hostel doesn't sell food. You have to get a bus into town instead which takes 10 minutes ish but the busses just arrive as and when they please. The atmosphere in the hostel was lacking, I had 2 nights booked but left after 1 cause I had seen 1 person the whole time.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4


    16 Jan 2020
    We stayed one night (were meant to stay two) and when we arrived the toilet wasn’t flushing, in the morning we had no water and then after returning to our room the bathroom/room had flooded - we told the lady at the front desk who said she would clean it but never came back to clean it. There was two fans in the 8 bed dorm and they did nothing so was super hot over night. One positive was it was close to the whale sharks and we only had to walk 100 meters for that. Only stay one night.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Hair Dryers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
  • Wi-Fi