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Ozamiz

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Ozamiz is a city in Misamis Occidental.

Get in[edit]

By ferry[edit]

There are ferries to and from Manila, Cebu City and Iligan.

  • 2GO Travel have a ferry going to and from Manila via Iligan and Cebu.
  • Cokaliong Shipping Lines have a ferry 5 times a week which goes to and from Cebu and Iligan.
  • TransAsia shipping lines go to and from Cebu.
  • The Ozamiz to Mukas Ferry cost ₱25 + port fee ₱5.

By plane[edit]

The Labo airport has daily flights to/from Manila and Cebu. Philippine Airlines, only Manila. Cebu Pacific, both.

By bus[edit]

  • Rural Transit is the bus line out of Ozamiz
  • The bus/ferry fare to Iligan is from ₱100.
  • The bus fare to Dipolog is from ₱185.
  • There are also buses from Ozamiz to Pagadian for ₱90.
  • If you're in downtown Ozamiz you can use the Ozamiz-Mukas ferry then get on a bus from the bus stop in Mukas. The bus from Mukas to Iligan goes every 30 min and costs ₱70.

Get around[edit]

Tricycle, anywhere in the city ₱8-15, is a cheap way to get around.

See[edit]

  • Birhen sa Cotta, near port area. Catholics believe that the Virgin Mary at Cotta's shrine showed a miracle during the Spanish era, and ever since people have gone to this place for prayers, blessings, and wishes.
  • Cotta Fortress, near port area. An old Spanish war defensive fortress. 5 per person.

Do[edit]

  • 1 Dolphin Island at Misamis Occidental Aquamarine Park, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental. Located in the shallow seas but far from beaches, Dolphin Island is a great place to enjoy swimming, dolphin watching and feeding, fish feeding, and snorkeling. A boat ride to the island can be taken at Misamis Occidental Aquamarine Park (MOAP), Tudela, Misamis Occidental.

Buy[edit]

  • City Mall, Ozamiz-Oroquieta National Highway. 9am-9pm.

Shopping malls & supermarkets[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • La Veranda Restaurant, Royal Garden Hotel, Burgos corner Zamora St, +63 88 521-2888. Serves Filipino specialties and Chinese dishes in a relaxing atmosphere with greenery and white latticework.
  • Moon Cafe, Jose P. Rizal St., Ozamiz City. Serves Mexican foods, pizzas, steaks, sizzlers, etc.
  • Chicken Ati-atihan, Circumferencial road cor. Don A. Bernard Ave. Locally known for their grilled foods with unlimited rice.
  • Calda Pizza, Gaisano Southwing, Port Road. Serves great pizzas, some of which are more than 20 inches in diameter.
  • Shanghai Boy. The restaurant is locally known for Chinese food.
  • Cermels Restaurant, Ledesma street extension. 8AM-6PM.

Drink[edit]

  • Gat's, Don A. Bernard Ave.

Sleep[edit]

  • Naomi’s Botanical Garden and Tourist Inn, Barangay Banadero, +63 88 5212441. The garden has now become one of Ozamis’ attractions. The nursery of Naomi’s Botanical Garden has grown to become one of the biggest supplier of plants used for landscaping in Mindanao. The environment afforded by the greenery surrounding the building has made it a favorite venue for different community activities, conferences and weddings. It now has three reception halls for these events.
  • Royal Garden Hotel, Burgos corner Zamora Sts., +63 88 521-2888.
  • 67th Boulevard Pension House, Cebedo St. (In front of Banco de Oro), +63 88 521-5893, +63 88 521-5894. Single rooms with own bathroom. From ₱395.
  • Plaza Beatriz Hotel, Port Road, +63 88 521-1394. A/C single/double rooms with own bathroom and cable TV. ₱500/600.
  • G V Hotel, port road., +63 88 5211353. A/C single and double rooms with own bathrooms and cable TV. The GV Hotel Ozamis has 62 rooms. ₱450/575/620/725.
  • The Country Lodge., Ledesma street Extension., +63 88-521-0472. 47 fan/A/C single and double rooms with own bathrooms. From ₱300.
  • Rosales Travellers Lodge, Lesesma ext (over the street from The Country Lodge), +63 88-5210359. Nice size fan single/double rooms with own bathroom and cable TV. Free Wi-Fi. cheapest single rooms in town. ₱225/400.
  • Sky Lodge, Rizal avenue and Cebedo streets (4th floor), +63 88-5211425. Clean fan and A/C double rooms with own bathrooms and cable TV. ₱300/500.
  • Travellers Inn, Mabini Street (behide RCBC bank). Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. A/c single/double rooms with own bathroom and cable TV. Free Wi-Fi. ₱450/550.
  • Minerva Tourist Inn, Washington Street. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. A/c double with own bathroom.
  • The Golden D Inn, Circumferencial Road, Purok 5 Lam-an, +63 88 5452588, +63 905-545-9056, +63 930-461-4905, e-mail: .

Connect[edit]

  • Internet cafe, port road. 8AM-10PM. ₱12 a hour.

Cope[edit]

  • Bureau Of Immigration Ozamiz Office. Ground floor Gaisano South Wing. Port Road.
  • Mayor Hilarion A Ramiro Sr Regional Hospital, Phone +63 88-5210022. DOH Hospital.
  • Generika Durg store. Washington Street. lower prices.

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