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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I think there's two different lotus guesthouses in Borobudur, and the one you should check out is LOTUS 2, just on the main road when you go to the temple. It has an amazing view over rice fields and volcanoes, and you can chill and have tea or coffee on the balcony anytime. The rooms are very big, and when...

1Thank Nils W
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Just infront of the Borobudur Temple Archaeological site, in the midle of the rice coltivations, wit excellent view, spacy rooms and bathroom, wonderful aesthetics in decoration in balinese style. very friendly staff, full of things to see and explorate about javanese tradition, music and dance. Little bit expensive.

2Thank MariKaloudis
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Did not stay here. Stayed right next door at nicer Cempaka Guest house. However, ate twice at Lotus Restaurant and loved the food and juices. Both Cempaka and Lotus are nearby to Borobudur, though you would still need a scooter ride to get to entrance for sunrise.

1Thank MeaningfulTrip
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I stayed here 3 days cause I loved Borobudur and explored a lot with a motorbike they rented for me (60.000 idr a day). My room was 125.000 idr breakfast included, with a double bed and bathroom inside. Not too clean, but fair enough for the price. Only cold-warm water, which is ok for the weather there. Their highlights are...

Thank Ela C
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

I did not finish my soup but had to finish the rice and the juice was watery.Price and quality are low. So you don't want to pay too much you can eat there. It was the worst food I have eaten on a week. Eatable but not very good but cheap.If you want to have a good food experience do...

1Thank Adityo M
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 22 February 2015

It's cheap... but that's all... if you stay there, be shure to cover all your body at night, so you do not get in direct contact with the bed (bedbugs)... it would be good to cover your eyes to, so you don't get where you are intending to stay... cockroaches and dirt everywhere... instead of cleaning their facility or lear...

Thank don_stradivari
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We didn't sleep there, but came for lunch. They are famous for their Soto Resah, and should be! It is one of the best meals I've had in 3 weeks in Indonesia! Very simple place, very cheap, friendly people. I loved it!

3Thank Aricotine
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 5 May 2014

This guesthouse was worst choice of our month stay in Indonesia. The room was dirty and broke as hell, I doubt anyone has cleaned it for years. And they took 200 000 for such a mess. If you want AC you pay 300 000! Check what can you get for 300 000 per night (for example basic room in luxurious...

3Thank kuboslav2010
Reviewed 17 September 2013

super clean rooms, really close to bus statin (15min walk with backpacks) or 5,000 in cycle rickshaw.. 5mins walk from borobudur... 30mins walk for a sunrise hike (where u can pay 3000 for entry to hill or watch sunrise from outside entrance) and very cheap rooms. free tea and best breakfast we've had.. also amazingly friendly staff.. so knowledgeable and...

1Thank Neel G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Environment of hostel not really clean but for me still acceptable just 1 eye open 1 eye close. staff was helpful, guest hostel provided sunrise tour. payment including breakfast. close to Borobudur Temple, 5min walk to Temple. provide bicycle (have to pay) counted half day or full day payment.

Thank AlfredDeviruss

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Additional Information about Lotus Guest House

Address: Jl. Medang Kamulan No.2, Central Java,, Borobudur, Magelang 56553, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Java > Central Java > Magelang > Borobudur
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Lotus Guest House Hotel Borobudur
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“No air conditioned. Not too clean. Only for budget travellers.”
 of 5 bubbles 675elac, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“have a look around and find your favorite... balcony rooms are cool they have a set price list for each room number too which is good, so you can't be ripped off!!”
 of 5 bubbles NeelG_12, 17 Sep 2013 | Read review
“If you want a cheap and convenient overnight stay in Borobudur, this is fine. Pick the air-conditioned room downstairs to avoid the biting bugs.”
 of 5 bubbles JDM59, 29 Dec 2011 | Read review
“Pay a little more for the more expensive upper floor balcony rooms (~160,000 Rp), it won't break the bank and it's worth the extra money”
 of 5 bubbles solarsnorkeler, 4 Oct 2011 | Read review
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