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Tembi Rumah Budaya

Jl. Parangtritis Km 8.4, Yogyakarta 55188, Indonesia
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Ranked #49 of 338 Yogyakarta B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tembi Rumah Budaya is a very beautiful place but today I took the batik workshop and it was a total fraud. The teacher was absolutely not interested in teaching us and a big part of the process was directly made by him because he obviously just wanted to finish fast. The price of 54.000 Rp per person just for what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Tembi Rumah offers a beautiful, budget-priced escape from the growing congestion of central Yogyakarta. Two nights here with full meal plan cost less than a night in similar quality hotels in town. The setting is sublime, the bungalows clean and quiet. It's approx. 15 min. to city centre, yet I found the hotel to be quick to arrange taxi transportation.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It's an excellent stay with good quality of information on historical background of each of the premise. It provides a great traditional Javanese rural environment with paddy fields. Highly recommended for a meeting or workshop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were in Tembi Rumah Budaya about one year ago. About 15 minutes from centre of Jogja. We spent two nights here. Love the traditional architecture of Java. The swimming pool has great view because the pool adjacent to the rice fields.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were in Tembi Rumah for 3 nights . The first two days we were not happy at all. We wanted to eat en drink something when we arrived but everything was sold out ( no food from the menu , no beer , no cola , no avocado juice ) they told us they had a wedding the day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Great place. Lovely Javanese architecture. The swimming pool after a long hot day in town is great! Meals were included in the price - but the choice was limited to only Indonesian food (something else than rice would have been nice for breakfast). So was the pick up at the airport. The main downside (beside the lack of choice for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The place is outside of Yogya, close to different villages. Very good when you want to see village life up close. It's still close to the Yogya (20 mins to train station, 10 mins to Kraton). 3 Indonesian meals & coffee/tea time are included in the price, including airport pick up both ways. They also do free Malioboro drop offs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Others had mentioned about location, architecture, service and amenities, and other most wanted info of this unique accomodation in Yogyakarta for travellers seeking for fellow travellers' honest reviews. I just want to add that with the low price for all those service, not only it includes 3 course meals for 2, TRB also add extra of snack (with coffee or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Clean, restfull, gracious staff , traditional meals included and no repeats in five days. Part retreat, museum, art gallery, music school, mini resort. The rooms are actually bungalows the size of a traditional house. Enjoyed real traditional Indonesian food for 5 days without a repeat. Included in price. Made good use of the pool. Walls are thin and ocals staying... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Property set-up wise: traditionally terrific, everything we needed for a convenience hotel room was there, but brace yourself: No TV. F&B selection was good and unique; they even have "Grilled Squirrel with Blackpepper Sauce" on the menu. My recommendation would be to try their delightful "Teh Poci" (traditional tea in a clay pot) for a delightful afternoon. Service: excellent staff.... More 

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