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ELMI Hotel

42-44 Panglima Sudirman, Surabaya, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not a bad stay at all but will likely try somewhere else next time. Rooms are adequate and clean, a bit dated. Staff were friendly and helpful. We particularly liked the deep pool, although it is in need of refurbishment. Biggest negative for us was the smoking in the restaurant. As for the food: the breakfast spread was good but... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I was always eat at this Elmi Coffee Shop since I was a kid with my parents, I have to admit, the place is out dated, and the foods is great,....but last meeting and last visit were so HORRID and terrible.....One of the Female Staff at Elmi Coffee Shop was swearing in Indonesian language at me as a guest.....that I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Here we can taste one of the best exquisite Indonesian cuisine. All of the staff are so friendly and will serve you well. Almost all of them worked here for around 15-20 years. Not only Indonesian Cuisine but they also serve chinese food and european food, but unfortunately they're not as good as the Indonesian. I can assure you many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I was stay for 4 nights in Elmi hotel.It was so Great hotel with very good service and large swimming pool. Was good breakfast and all service from reception. Hope will stay here again and again in Surabaya city.

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Soon as I landed I got taxi direct to elmi its a trusted hotel good food but yes its old clean and the staff are very good free parking big pool good gym with dance studio for martial artists or can spa around if you got your own gloves good service as usual . They didn't have the room type... More 

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Berlin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The hotel and the rooms itself are (significantly) dated, but clean and ok. The staff is very friendly and well trained. However, the pool is really disgusting, very dirty with hair and other stuff floating at the surface. After our arrival we pointed the reception to this and asked if the pool could be cleaned, but nothing ever happened during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We only stayed here overnight but found it very well appointed. The restaurant is 24 hours so ideal for travellers and the food was good. Breakfast gave a wide selection. The only thing we could see lacking was a personal safety deposit box in the rooms - but safe deposit spots were offered at the front desk. Plenty of places... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

For the value, this hotel is fine. Although the property can use some renovations, things mostly worked ok. The bed quality is good, although the noise level outside can be a nuance if you are looking for a good night of sleep. Location-wise, it's about 20 to 30 minute cab ride to anywhere, which is actually good for Surabaya and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Only goes to elmi for meeting room. The hotel is old, but once you eat you will not stop. The food is great!!!! Never been dissapointing, polite and helpfull hotel crew. Perfect location but bad parking lot. It so limited.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

iv stayed here a few times this time the room we wanted was gone and they had fixed up some rooms but all was still good as before room very clean big tv clean carpets nice big bed we booked ourselves in for 4nites and my nephew and wife for 2 they was happy in the basic room as its... More 

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