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Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores

Main Rd, Moni | Kelimutu-Moni-Ende, Flores, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a night in this lodge and the place exceeded our expectation. You feel in the middle of no where when you get to Moni,and Kelimutu Lodge makes you feel at home. The room are clean, simple with a local taste. We stayed in the room with hot water made through solar panel and it's amazing that you have... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which is appraciated by the staff and management of our Kelimutu Crater lakes Eco Lodge. We are adding 11 more larger rooms to this unique location. More

Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed one night here and, as we arrived after dark and got up at 4am to go to the crater lakes, we didn't spend as much time her as we might have done. This was a shame as the Eco Lodge was probably the best place we stayed in when we were on our Flores road trip. Hot... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

Thank you for your report on our Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge. It certainly is a pity that you could not have stayed longer. We believe this lodge is a special place and merits 2 - 3 days to see this unique area of lakes ,weaving villages, good birding and hiking. More

Penang Island, Malaysia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The good: 1. As some reviewers have mentioned, it does appear that the is the best there is in the area. 2. Staff were warm and very friendly 3. Room was decent: No fan or air cond but it was freezing when we were there so it was not a problem. Bed was comfortable, n had mosquito net covering. 4.... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

Thank you for your report on our lodge at Kelimutu. However, we will investigate your commets re bathroom smell as this should not occur. Thank you More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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158 reviews 158 reviews
40 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I liked this beautiful lodge with all the gorgeous green space & the river that flows nearby. We had a room where we could hear the river from and it was very soothing. We also trekked up the river in the rain. Was quite lovely. This lodge is about 15 minutes from Moni and also quite close... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

We wish to thank you for your report on our Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge. You must have been in one of the rooms above the resturant. For those who wish their own verandah, it is best to book a cottage (we currently have five but are in the process of building 5 more). Thank you Management and staff of... More

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had dinner at the eco lodge when we were in moni and found it to be ok but extremely overpriced, we paid 150.000 pp excl 21 % tax for a basic menu option. The location and the service are fine , the basic food is just not worth that kind of money in our opinion.

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

Your report on our lodge is referred to. You only seem to have mentioned the food and yet have given us a low rating. Our evening "meal of the day" for Rp 150,000 is a three course meal with coffee. The menu offers local food as that is what most of clients wish. For less than US 15 this is... More

Singapore, Singapore
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61 reviews 61 reviews
52 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Pros: The location and proximity to the Kelimutu crater lakes. Lush greenery surrounding the Lodge. During the day, I enjoy chilling out on the balcony and just taking in the breeze. It is also nice to have breakfast with views of the rice fields. Cons: I did find that the washbasin is rather small and therefore difficult to use. The... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

Thank you for your report and your positive notes about our lodge. We apologise for your damp sheets and this has been reported to the manager. Also we acknowledge your complaint re the size of the hand basin. We are currently building 11 new rooms and the hand basins are much larger. We do actually have WiFi in the office... More

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We overnighted at the peaceful Udayana eco-lodge, Denpasar and spent a quiet, beautiful day in the gardens watching butterflies - then to Flores. Our group of 7 had 2 nights at Kelimutu eco-lodge. It rained buckets on our arrival day, the sunrise over the crater lakes was clouded over so we set off later in the morning and were thrilled... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

This report is greatly appreciated especially your comments about Rita and our staff; all locally employed, one of the company's pillars to ensure local people respect the importance of the environment to their future. Many thanks, your group was so appreciated, Management, Ecolodges Indonesia More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed at Kelimutu Eco Lodge for 1 night, really just to see the crater lakes. The grounds are beautiful and clearly a lot of thought has gone into the plants and vegetation, it is very lush and pretty. The rooms are quite small but clean, nice and comfortable. We stayed in a cottage, there appeared to be 5 of... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for emphasizing the vagaries of the weather and suggesting longer stays to obtain the full value of the lakes experience. It is a pity to travel far for only a few minutes in the clouds. The lakes on a clear dawn are magic. We regret we are unable to do anything bout your cost... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
70 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Kelimutu Eco Lodge is about 15 minutes walk outside of Moni and set in the most beautiful setting amongst rice paddies and the countryside. We stayed in a room in the lodge, the room was quite small for the price (I think the cottages are bigger) but the decor was lovely and had everything we needed for a stay in... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

Thank you your report which is greatly appreciated. We understand your comments re size of the rooms in the main building and are currently building nine new rooms on land we have purchased which will be larger and more spacious; our solar energy system is also being expanded to hopefully cover most of our energy needs. With regards, Management of... More

Tangerang, Indonesia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Travelers should not expect much when travelling in Flores. There are only 2 decent hotels i.e. Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge and Flores Sare. We arrive at around 8 pm but there were not many staff who could help us (17 persons) to carry our luggage to our rooms which were on the second floor. This hotel room rate was... More

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ecolodgesindonesia, Owner at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge, Moni, Flores, responded to this review

We refer to your report. We certainly should have had persons to help you arrive at night and this will be reviewed with our managers. We understand that your group arrive in the dark and left the next morning having risen in the dark to get to the lakes at dawn. You came back to the lodge for breakfast and... More

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Address: Main Rd, Moni | Kelimutu-Moni-Ende, Flores, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > East Nusa Tenggara > Flores
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The Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge was designed and built by the now internationally acclaimed eco designer Meryl Wilson. This is the fifth lodge of the company and follows our strict eco guidelines follwing our six pillars for local employment, growing our own food, use of renewables, sewage recycling, protect of the local environment and training program for key stakeholders. The lodge is a great stepping stone to see the mystical crater lakes, hike in the mountains, for birding, artists (see our Art Tour)and the start of our Trans Flores safari to see the Komodo Dragons based at our Bajo Lodge. ... more   less 
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