Playing online games, surfing the net, chatting, social networking, printing, and researching are just few of the many things that Cebuanos usually do inside internet cafes. Due to the great significance of the world wide web to today’s society, more and more locals tend to spend a lot of their time accessing the internet through the cafes that are just like fast-increasing mushrooms around schools and other major establishments in and around the metropolitan. Here are 4 of Cebu’s most well-known internet cafes:
If you have tried looking for an internet cafe in some of Cebu’s top malls, you must be familiar of this renowned shop. Netopia can be found at SM Cebu, Ayala Center Cebu, Gaisano Tabunok, and Parkmall. Another Central Visayas branch also be found in the Island City Mall of Tagbilaran, Bohol. Aside from high-speed internet access, this internet cafe offers digital printing and document scanning services. They also sell e-load to those customers wanting to reload their prepaid phones quick and easy. For more info, visit Netopia’s website and official FB page.
|4th Level Ayala Center Cebu, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City||Mon-Sat (10:00AM-9:00PM)|
|3/F SM City Cebu, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City||Mon-Sat (10:00AM-9:00PM)|
|G/F Gaisano Fiesta Mall, Tabunok, Talisay City, Cebu||Mon-Sat (9:00AM-8:00PM)|
|Al Fresco 3 Parkmall Mandaue, Cebu City||Mon-Sun (10:00AM-9:00PM)|
Completely named as Gianni’s Live Wire Internet Cafe, this reliable shop has been known as one of the city’s top gaming spots. It’s located inside Capuras Building on Sanciangko Street, Cebu City. Their contact number is 253-1989.
Another famous internet cafe that has many branches in Cebu is GOLS Internet Cafe. It is usually visited by lots of young and adult gamers. Most GOLS patrons say that the units here work really fast, and that the fastest internet connection can be experienced during the earliest hours of the day until 11:00 AM. Its price is 15 pesos per hour, but know that rates may change without prior notice.
- Junquera Street, Cebu City (238 0035)
- 174 Gov. M. Roa Street, Cebu City (253 1466)
- Nasipit Road, Cebu City, Cebu (344 5001)
- Gov. M. Cuenco Ave, Cebu City
“Driven by the pursuit to uplift the professional gaming scene in the Philippines”, the international organization Mineski International Inc. created the Mineski Infinity, which is now the owner and manager of Cebu’s Mineski Portal. This huge cyber cafe brand is known for its wide range of online gaming events not just for Cebuanos but also for the rest of the active gamers in the whole Philippines. To date, Mineski has 2 branches in Cebu, namely; Mineski Infinity Cebu at the 2nd floor of Rosedale Palace, Doña Rita Village, Banilad and the Mineski Portal Cebu in Unit 7, GQS Plaza, M. Cuenco Avenue, Brgy. Kasambagan, Cebu City. Their website is http://www.mineski.net/ and their FB page is https://www.facebook.com/MineskiPortalCebu.
Do you know of other famous internet cafes that are not on the list? Feel free to comment below!