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Imam Bonjol Hostel

Jl. Imam Bonjol 177 B, Semarang, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been looking for a cheap room, and we found it here, with the help of the English speaking staff of the Information centre. Its just above the Indomart and consists of three floors. There are a variety of rooms Doubles, Singales, dorms and family rooms. They are all clean and tidy and the staff are cleaning almost around... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a basic no frills place to stay for the budget traveler in Semarang. The location is excellent (walking distance to train station, malls & convenience store is located just downstairs). Free wifi included, no breakfast & the shared bathrooms were clean (only 1 had western-styled toilet & all do not provide toilet paper). The room was alright -... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This hostel is acceptable in terms of room cleanliness. However, the lobby area need to be clean. The whole floor is so dusty as it had been months since they last swept. As for bathroom, it is recommended that they install a water heater. No hot water for shower which is disappointing and the staffs speak little English only.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a basic but clean hostel that is cheap. It doesn't pretend to be anything more than it is so I give it a very good rating. If you want western style accommodation best stay elsewhere. This is Indonesia style with squat toilets (though there is a new sit down toilet on level 2 with bidet), no toilet paper... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This hostel is quite random and basic. They seem to have spend the money in pointless items in stead of making it look good. Half gym, half 3D TV room, half living room.... Weird mixture. The room is ok. Basic too, we stayed on a triple room, mattress still had protective plastic wrap making them uncomfortable. We had a very... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed for two nights. Price for standard room was 165 000 IDR (17.50 SGD) per night. Pros: 1. Great location, near the old city, most of the major sights of Semarang and Jalan Pemuda with malls 2. Price is very affordable 3. Helpful staff and manager. We got a free copy of the 2013 Central Java Travel Guide from... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Good points- free water, ac works well, wifi in the rooms and world out, close to train station (10 min walk) plus next door to a snack shop. Bad points- no toilet paper, squat toilets, not very clean, mattresses still have plastic coverings so noisy, owners speak very little English, could not tell me any information about the local area... More 

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London
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132 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Advertised for 100,000 but they suddenly put on the 10% tax. Rooms are clean, Beds are reasonably new and comfortable Wifi is not very good on the 2nd floor and the LAN lines that are wired into the room don't work which is a pity. Water is provided and there is a thermos for hot water. Bathrooms are clean and... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I was there for a night only after arriving late at around 7:30pm. My friend urged me to take this hotel because it was close to the Paragon mall where I supposed to visit. First I took this hotel because it showed 100,000idr only at the banner outside. The reception was up-stair in the second floor and the man said... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

It should be a low-cost hotel with 35 rooms but shared bathrooms. The location is great - only 15 minutes walk to the Poncol (main) Rail Station, near the Lawang Sewn Building, 10 minutes walk tothe Paragon Shopping Mall and DP Mall along the commercial stripe. The premise owe 2 floors on top of the a convenience store. The common... More 

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