HNU Center
for Mission and Spirituality
HNU Retreat House
Banat-i Hill, Tagbilaran City

HNU Retreat House Facilities


There are two air-conditioned function rooms with 60 persons capacity each. The two rooms can be converted into one function hall with a maximum capacity of 150 persons.


An LCD projector and sound system are also available for multimedia presentation.


There are 35 private rooms available at present. Each room has twin beds and its own toilet and bath. The twin-bed rooms can also be arranged for single occupants.


The retreat house has a dining hall that can accommodate guests during meal time. In-house food preparation staff are also available to serve you.

About the HNU Retreat House

Experience oneness with God and nature on this hilltop retreat.

Divine Word Center for Mission and Spirituality is a retreat house owned and managed by the Society of the Divine Word (SVD). It is located on top of Banat-i Hill, Bool District, Tagbilaran City in the famous island of the Chocolate Hills in Bohol.

It's hilltop location is perfect for activities that require peace and quiet away from the busy city, yet, conveniently not far away from it. it is an ideal place for introspection and meditation and has been host to recollections, retreats, team building, and other similar activities.

The scenic and panoramic view of Tagbilaran City and the neighboring Dauis-Panglao Islands is a breathtaking and humbling experience. The unobstructed view of the sky, especially during a cloudless night, brings one closer to the heavens illuminated by countless stars.

Rejuvenate the soul and take your journey to inner peace at the Divine Word Center for Mission and Spirituality where God and nature enrich the spirit.

  • Society of the Divine Word

    The retreat house is owned and managed by the Society of the Divine Word under the supervision of Fr. Nestor H. Ubalde, SVD.

  • Holy Name University

    The retreat house is close to the Holy Name University Janssen Campus in Dampas District, Tagbilaran City. HNU's retreats, recollections, and other group activities are held in this hilltop haven.


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