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Black Sand Homestay

Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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Black Sand Homestay
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Ranked #22 of 103 Gili Trawangan B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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110 reviews 110 reviews
42 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend there a week in march 2015 (rainy season-but was not this rainy). First night in twin bed room / fan for 150k. Moved then to A/C double bed room for 200k/night. Third row from shore. Accomodation for backpacker. 300 m to beachfront (beach shoes recommended (stones, dead corals). + friendly and helpful staff, good english skills + fair... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Black and his staff are the most beautiful and nicest people I´ve met during my travel through southeast Asia. Beside the best banana pancakes in the world, the nice garden and the pretty rooms is Black the best guest father in the world. He keeps care of you and you can play guitar with all his friends in the evening,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I stayed in a hostel for a few days when I first came to Gili T to meet people, then biked around a little to find the right place to make my home for the following week. I'm so glad I found Black Sand. It's just on the better edge of town, away from the noise of the bars, cockerels... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Good: Cheap (200k a night) , friendly, good breakfast, clean, the owner is cool; we came back one night and he and his friends/employees were all having a sing song around candle light (since the power had been cut off - this is normail ish on the island) we were invited and he then invited us out for drinks with... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Location: Quite a walk down to the main area. Around 3-4 minutes walk but if u got a bike its not a problem.. Everyone walks in the island as well.. Close proximity to everything on the strip.. Room: Limited availability on rooms but it was tidy and clean. We got the room with fan. No issues at all.. I like... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay here. Clean room and really really friendly staff. Showers were cold, but you'll only find hot ones in resorts at the other side of the island. The atmosphere of here is unmatched anywhere. Would definitely recommend to stay at Black Sands. They only have 4 rooms though..

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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
2 reviews
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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87 reviews 87 reviews
10 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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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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