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Java Banana Bromo

Jl. Raya Bromo | Wonotoro, Sukapura 67254, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Java Banana (now Jiwa Jawa) seems like the only upscale accommodation available for those visiting Mount Bromo. The hotel ground was tranquil, room set-up was simple and fitted with the basic amenities one would find in any hotels, restaurant was a hit-and-miss. Breakfast was lacklustre, but dinner was pretty decent if you order the Indonesian dishes. It gets really cold... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a night stay there. And apparently they changed the management. The experience started when we checked in. They are helpful and friendly staff. Since they just changed management bear in mind these facilities are not provided : 1. Spa and massage 2. In room wifi (you have to go to the restaurant or cafe gallery to get wifi... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Java Jiwa as it is now known, but did experience a couple of glitches. The architecture of the hotel is very contemporary and there is a very nice coffee shop/art gallery which serves as a communal area. The rooms are modern but a little cramped (especially the bathroom) and the 'air gap' around the... More 

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Treviso, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll love it. Great place for Bromo, good staff, wonderful location and beautiful view. There's a village nearby where you can take a walk and enjoy the landscape. The only negative side is that there is no heating in the rooms and it is pretty chilly but, to my understanding, that's common in Bromo.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had one night here before a trip up mount Bromo. The rooms are comfortable but basic. Good, hot shower. The restaurant is great with a good selection of food and the breakfast after our walk up the volcano was just what the doctor ordered. The hotel has just changed its name to to Jawa Jiwa which is a shame... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We selected Java Banana based on positive reviews on TA. However, we were quite disappointed. The room is small without any views. The sliding door/window insulation is terrible and we were subject to vile smells and pollution resulting from garbage or dung burning in the village. The bed is firm and comfortable.  Bathroom is extremely cramped. Good shower with plenty... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Java Banana has changed its name to Jiwa Jawa, having been taken over by a new company. They are trying to make it very high-end but they still have a little way to go. Overall it was great, spacious rooms (interconnecting with our children) and beautiful grounds to explore. The restaurant was fantastic - we really enjoyed the duck. Not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed 2 nights before going to Bromo and it was very peaceful place. Everything is new but rooms are quite small. The restaurant is highly recommended, if you have a sunny day in the terrace it could be an excellent culinary experience with fantastic views

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Here just one nite while visiting Mt Bromo; arrived late and left early. This hotel is on the top of a mountain, sprawls out over a good deal of property, and was the coolest location (temperature-wise) we visited on a tour of Indonesia. The facilities were booked the evening we were there so we had dinner and drinks in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

When you drive up the hill and arrive at the hotel you need to rub first your eyes as this place does first not match its surroundings at all. Neat place, good dinner local fare as well as the breakfast of our sunrise excursion to the mountain. No wifi at all in this place, so relax!

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