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Indonesia Hotels & Sleeping

  
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In popular travel destinations like Bali and Jakarta accommodation options run the gamut, from cheap backpacker guesthouses to some of the most opulent (and expensive) five-star hotels and resorts imaginable.

Off the beaten track, though, your options will be more limited. Probably the most common lodging choice for backpackers is the losmen, or guesthouse, which also go by the names wisma or pondok. Often under US$10/night, basic losmen are fan-cooled and have shared bathroom facilities, usually meaning Asian-style squat toilets and mandi (water tank) baths, from which you ladle water over yourself (do not enter one!).

Very small losmen, essentially homestays or rented rooms, are known as penginapan.
The next step up on the scale are cheap Chinese-run hotels, usually found even in the smallest towns and cities, typically near transport terminals. These may have little luxuries like air-conditioning and hot water, but tend to be rather depressing otherwise, with tiny, often windowless rooms.

By law, all hotels have to display a price list (daftar harga). You should never have to pay more than the list says, but discounts are often negotiable, especially in the off season, on weekdays, longer stays, etc.

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Places to Sleep in Indonesia

Hostel Grace Hostel Padang
Here is a description by the owner (sic). Grace Homestay is Homestay for backpackers the air in Grace Homestay more fresh than the other place because there is a hill Gunung Padang in front of Grace Homestay. There clean and familiar Homestay during you stay in ... more
 1 Fans, Low Budget, IDR 100.000, in Sumatera Barat
Resort Ayana Resort Bali
Ayana Resort is one of Bali's luxurious accommodation. It is located atop the rocky hills of Jimbaran and overlooking the Indian Ocean. The resort is worth spending a night if you don't mind spending hundreds of dollars. O... more
 1 Fans, Luxury, From US$467 a night, in Bali
 
Resort Aston Natsepa Ambon Resort & Spa
 1 Fans, in Ambon
Hotel Imperial Inn
Decent inn with various types of room and the price is also affordable. Has free internet access in every room.
 1 Fans, in Ambon
 
Resort Baguala Bay Resort
Friendly atmosphere, large garden with pool, scenic sunset view overlooking the Bay, great for families with childrenDirections20 minutes from Ambon City & Airport - on the way to Tulehu Ferry port to Seram & Sapar... more
 1 Fans, USD 50.-, in Ambon
Homestay Mawar Homestay
Located in the heart of Ubud. 15 min walk from Monkey Forest and 5 min walk from Ubud Market. 10 rooms, bathrooms have hot/cold water, and ceiling fans. Breakfast included. An ideal  stay with a Balinese Family in a traditional compound right in the heart o... more
 1 Fans, Low Budget, From IDR. 200,000, in Ubud
 
Resort Alila Villas Uluwatu
There are 84 private villas in this modern and stylish cliff-edge luxury resort. Options of one, two or three bedroom villas, all of which have their own private pool and ocean views. All the facilites you would expect at a substantial five star resort including... more
 1 Fans, Luxury, From US$600, in Bukit Peninsula
Hotel Manohara Hotel
Formerly ''Taman Borobudur Guest House'', this friendly resort-style hotel is located inside the Borobudur park, run by the park authority and is just 200 metres from the temple entrance. The grounds are beautifully landsc... more
 1 Fans, Mid Range, From Rp 575,000, in Borobudur
 
Resort Bunaken Island Resort
The Bunaken Island Resort and the Dive Centre are located at powder-white Liang Beach of Bunaken Island. The resort provides spacious and luxury accommodation in a tranquil and lush tropical environment with two Villas (15... more
 1 Fans, in Bunaken
Hotel Mutiara Guesthouse
Mutiara Guesthouse has nicely furnished and clean rooms. It has spacy common rooms and a lovely courtyard. The owner Abba speaks fluent English and some German/Dutch. There is a highly recommendable dinner buffet for Rp. 8... more
 1 Fans, in Banda
 
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