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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good17%
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  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Butterfly Space is a good place to stay if you’re looking to spend the bare minimum on accomadation for something decent enough. The mattresses in the dorms are uncomfortable and the door doesn’t open properly. There are also ants EVERYWHERE. The compost toilets aren't very...More

Thank elliekal314
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night and would strongly advise people not to go to this place. We had an en-suite room (most expensive room). It was dark, dingy, very open to the elements and there were big holes in the mosquito nets. Linen was all dirty,...More

1  Thank thomas1222
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We read that it was top choice in lonely planet so decided to stay here. We had a private chalat. The place was not very clean. The local people that work there are very friendly, nice host, good cook. The owners/volunteers were less friendly, I...More

1  Thank maiike007
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is such a lovely lodge. I volunteered there with one of their projects and it is just like home. The staff are very welcoming and very friendly, and it is very natural with a beautiful outdoor shower and a true outdoor feeling. The food...More

Thank Bgwp
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Butterfly Lodge is a well-meant approach to create an alternative kind of place for people from all over the world to meet. It attracts first of all backpackers, who find a comfy place and the possibility for self-catering. So far, so good. For travellers who...More

Thank Jürgen S
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"another place until deficits are ironed out"
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"Worth the splurge for a room with an en-suite toilet, just so you can avoid going to the extremely smelly..."
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"Look for a room at Mayoka instead"
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"I was traveling alone and the dorm was a great value in my opinion. There are also more private options..."
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