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Tao' Kombo Travel Lodge

Tao Kombo, West Nusa Tenggara ., Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
joshua r Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 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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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked B6 which was the only "open" bungalow, so we can't speak for the rest .There are no walls, with just a curtain as entrance and bamboo roller blinds as walls, with the whole set up inside a private enclosed garden area. The bathroom is very basic, but with limited fresh water on the island, more then sufficient for... More

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I was on my own, i payed 150.000 for the house, because it was ok for me with the salty water shower (its not too salty). philippe and federica make you feel home and relaxed, they have good infos to everything on meno. I really liked the garden, the birds in the morning and the crush of the waves when... More

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London
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

my family and i had a 4 day stay at Tao Kombo on Gili Meno. we stayed in a recently renovated room ( detached) for the four of us. it was very good value. the owners Phillipe and Fedrica are really friendly and helpful . they had organised our transport from Senggigi on Lombok to Gili Meno. ( i wouldnt... More

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philoconga, Owner at Tao' Kombo Travel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Fly a lot 888 ! Thank you very much for your comments, it was a real pleasure to greet you and your family to stay at Tao Kombo Travel Lodge. As the name of our place states it, it is not a "hotel" in the litterate meaning. We try to provide a haven of nature and quietness for visitors... More

Edegem, Belgium
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42 reviews 42 reviews
39 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Great value-for-money place. The young owners, Federica and Pascal, have just completed the renovation of the lodges this year. They are friendly, hospitable and very relaxed hosts. Because of its location a few hundred meters inland, the setting is very quiet with the sound of the breaking waves in hearing distance but keeping you awake at night. Great pancakes and... More

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philoconga, Owner at Tao' Kombo Travel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Jackooand Co, Thank you for reviewing our place here and for the very nice comments! Tao Kombo Travel Lodge is a place dedicated to travellers and it is always a pleasure to help our guests in having the best travel experience as possible here in Gili Meno. We hope you had a nice trip back home and wish you... More

Fairbanks, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

It was a pleasant little place but I should have shopped around. There were tons of vacancies on the island for less (not peak season) and they had complimentary wifi included. The owners were super nice and the banana pancake breakfast was great. It just seemed a little expensive for a place that was so... Rustic?

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philoconga, Owner at Tao' Kombo Travel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello JacieSturm, thank you for your comments here and for having choosen to stay with us. We understand your point of view and would like to mention that you took the backpacker's hut that price includes real fresh water shower, towel, clean new bed linen, fan, mosquito net and included breakfast. Tao Kombo Travel Lodge is operating since 13 years... More

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I stayed at Tao Kombo Lodge with 9 fellow travellers for an extended period of around 3 months. The facilities were appropriately cultural and simplistic to suit the island lifestyle and the beachfront location was euphoric to wake up to. But no doubt, the highlight of our stay was the friendly Tao Kombo family which we were welcomed into so... More

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philoconga, Propriétaire at Tao' Kombo Travel Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Emma, Thank you very much for your review. It means a lot to us as all the team tries its best to serve the travelers and make them feel good here. It helps us also to always improve. We wish you and the group all the best. Best regards, Terima kasih! More

Munich, Germany
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

The french-owned lodge is in a backside beach street (5 min from the jetty where the boats start). It has a huge garden with a nice bar and restaurant. The wooden huts are simple but okay. The place is good for a good sleep because of its location. Staff and owners are very nice and easy-going. It' s a fair... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We opted for their most unusual bungalow - a big bed with mosquito net under the roof (wooden curtains surrounding the bed and the sitting area can be lowered), fenced open-air bathroom and a roofed sitting platform, all behind a low wooden fence. Casuarina trees are everywhere on the plot and around. It's about 100 m away from the beach,... More

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Vienne, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Gili Meno is a great place, I have been coming back here for may years. It is the quietest of the 3 islands, great beaches, nice spots for snorkeling. If you are looking for an affordable place to stay Tao kombo is your answer. The staff is very friendly. It is close to the beach. On the beach you will... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

We only stay here for one night, but overall it was pleasant. We stayed at the double room with fan (Rp.190.000,-), completed with an open air bathroom which was basic but still okay. The staff was very kind and friendly. They helped us to find a great snorkeling spot. There were lots and lots of mosquitoes at the island, so... More

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Address: Tao Kombo, West Nusa Tenggara ., Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > West Nusa Tenggara > Lombok > Gili Islands > Gili Meno
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1999, Tao Kombo Travel Lodge is an idyllic place on Gili Meno island, just 100 m from the white sandy beach. Nested in a lush tropical garden, it is co-owned by 2 French best friends who have experienced adventure travels through the world before opening a place to serve at the best all dedicated travellers and holiday makers in search of quality, fun and peaceful environment at affordable budget. As pioneer foreigners on the island, together with a friendly local team, they provide dedicated attention and accurate advices to make your stay unforgettable.Ongoing major restructuring after all these years of outstanding activities, the season 2013 is announced to be full of great surprises with upgraded facilities (new bungalows/sports ground/music rehearsing studio/painting & terracotta atelier/performing arts program and more...) unequaled around the gilis. Looking forward to greeting you at Tao Kombo!Happy and safe travels!Thank you/Terima kasih. ... more   less 
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