Harold's Mansion - Dumaguete City

Harold's Mansion

An avid traveller, an entrepreneur, a business man and a true blue Dumagueteno, Harold, 35 years old now started Harold’s Mansion way back on November 25, 1997 with only 6 rooms. After all the years he spent travelling and expanding his business Harold’s Mansion now has grown to 38 rooms in total – suites; double single; and dormitory type accommodations. Harold’s Mansion is indeed one of the Dumaguete’s most popular places to stay when it comes to foreign visitors especially backpackers.

Harold’s Mansion is the backpacker’s favorite place because it is not only one of the cheapest accommodations in town but it is also local and located right at the heart of the city. The Rizal Boulevard, shopping malls, universities, banks, souvenir shops are all walking distance. For as low as 350 PHP, guests can stay overnight with free breakfast the following day plus you get to mingle with other backpackers and travellers. Harold’s Mansion is not only well-known for its inexpensive price but also the adventure it offers. From mountain climbing to scuba diving and trekking all you could ever wish for are all available at Harold’s Mansion.

Fun and Adventure

Harold’s Mansion offers local tours to pristine natural amazing wonders around Negros Oriental. They offer outdoor adventures to the famous Twin Lakes of San Jose; Sight-seeing at Tambobo Bay; trekking to Casaroro Falls; Trek and camping at Mt. Talinis and Mt. Kanlaon which is the highest peak in Negros Oriental. On the other hand for water adventures; diving and snorkelling tours to world famous Apo and Sumilon Islands, dolphin and whale watching tours, short tours to the Japanese Shine and Japanese Museum.

Harold’s Dive Center

This hostel has its own dive center and Harold himself is a dive instructor who can license and certify whoever wants to become a PADI certified diver. Guests can choose from the open water course and the  introduction to scuba diving. On top of it all, the scuba gear and equipment are all available at the dive center which is located ground floor of Harold’s Mansion.