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Black Sand Homestay

Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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Ranked #23 of 98 Gili Trawangan B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014
Mark B Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

i stayed at black sands with my partner and had a fantastic experience !! we arrived at black sands and had a warm welcome from the start, "black" owner of the home stay is a legend. he made us feel really welcome and invited us to have a beer with him on the porch. we traded questions and got on... More

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Healesville, Victoria, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

A perfect place to stay - relaxed, comfortable and great staff. The price is great and in the early evening you can sit outside and listen to the locals singing and playing some guitar if you are really lucky! There is nothing that is too much trouble for the owner and staff - a great team! Its a little oasis... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Black Sand homestay put me off from the moment I interacted with them. I mailed all my hotels in Bali / Gili to ensure they were booked. Black Sand never mailed back. Three calls later, they finally said something to the effect of the booking being confirmed. Shady. We landed up there - and they didn't honour our booking, saying... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Black is a nice host who has a nice homestay a little in the back of where al the partying is going on. So you are close to the beach and party action but you get a good rest at this place, it even has a nice garden to enjoy when sitting on your porch. Affordable clean rooms that come... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We've stayed at black sand homestay for one week and had a really great time there. Every room (tidy and clean) has a terrasse with a view to the pretty and colourful garden. The morning starts with a "special and excellent" breakfast - and sometimes even with a good morning song by "black" the owner of the place. The homestay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Lovely room at a family's homestay. Nice and clean with a/c and small breakie served on the veranda. The family who owns it is very friendly and relaxed. It's only 7 min away from the nearest beach and the mainroad with lots of restaurants and bars. About 15 min from the peer.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We booked through Booking.com and unfortunately when we arrived, they didn't have vacancy for the type of room we booked. We paid extra for a room with AC and there was only a room with a fan available. I would highly recommend contacting the hotel directly to make sure your booking is confirmed and to arrange a pick up from... More

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liverpool
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We stayed here with our 2 children in August and a wonderful time. The rooms are spacious and even with an extra mattress for the children there was still plenty of room. The fresh water showers were great and the Ac worked well. However the real stars of the show are Black and his wonderful team jaka, jaki and melan... More

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Bali, Indonesia
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10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I have just spent a week at Black Sand Homestay, the latest in many stays here. Living in Bali, I often take a short break over on Gili Trawangan to get away from the hustle and bustle of here. My previous review stated that the rooms had salt water showers, but i am delighted to advise that the showers are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012 via mobile

The owner "Black" and his staff were friendly and kind and made me feel very welcome. (For singles traveling alone you will feel safe and comfortable staying here) The rooms are lovely, clean and tidy, some with air con and some fan only, plus fresh water showers. The homestay is in a quiet location, only 150m from beach - 2... More

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Address: Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > West Nusa Tenggara > Lombok > Gili Islands > Gili Trawangan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Black Sand Homestay Gili Islands/Gili Trawangan

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