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Reviewed 1 week ago

You pay what you get for the facilities. For 30K rupiah, you get a bed, a pillow, a blanket and cold water shower. It may sound bad for the facilities. However they do provide a more expensive choice which has hot water shower. The owner,...More

Thank Lawrence L
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Positives: Friendly father/son operation. Very informative about volcano. Good food in restaurant. (Paniki tofu, yum!) Great brunch after volcano trek. Quiet area of Kaliurang town. Negatives: Rooms were dingy and need some TLC, even basic cleaning would improve the current situation. The morning trek did...More

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Not a luxury hostel but did what it said on the tin in terms of facilities. Fascinating man, Christian, who runs the hostel and guided us on a sunrise trip up the foothills of Merapi (HIGHLY recommend) and make us feel very comfortable and at...More

Thank Louise F
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Christian and his son Aldrin were very gracious hosts. A charming, albeit old hostel, but with a lot of character. Christian clearly has a lot of passion for Mount Merapi, and informed us of the history of the area, the various eruptions, etc. We did...More

1  Thank Alex L
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Was here for the 1st time on May 2016 with some mates. For me, the hostel is quiet comfy, a simple hostel for a sleep well. Christian, the host is very kind and welcome. His son, Aldrin was our guide to Merapi Summit and the...More

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"Depends on your budget, cheaper comes with basic needs, pricier comes with hot shower."
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"This is not about the hostel but about the bird watching tours Christian offers."
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"Wi-Fi in common area only, which was just fine."
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"Dorm room okay, but the shower not so good. But heard the bungalows should be great!"
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