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Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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Pondok Windy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This was one of my favourite homestays on my 2 month visit to Indo, gimore is the bar manager and very helpful to any request!!!!, there is also a dive center on site which is the only one on gili t that is run by guys from Indo and very cheap prices compared to the other dive centres!!!!. If you... More

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40 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Should probably start by explaining that we really disliked Gili T. The island could be beautiful but is now crowded and beach sections full of dead coral and rubbish. We've been budget backpacking for a few months and found this the most overrated spot. In this context Pondok is a decent option as it is located in a quieter spot... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

As the result of walking around the whole island to find a place to stay, we came to this conclusion that GIli T's best beach is right here! tranquil water with beautiful calm sandy beach far form noisy market areas (though there are tons of dead corals on the beach but this spot is much better than other ones). we... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

You still have a bit of a precarious walk at night as the road isn't finished but these bungalows are good value. Cold showers in an oddly open bathroom. Lovely stilted place for breakfast in the morning or beer in the evening.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Pondok Windy is a great choice if you prefer to get some chill time when you want to get away from the 'busy' side of the island. The staff here were relaxed but always so helpful with any requests, they even sleep out in the reception area should anyone need them! Breakfast is served in huts out the front RIGHT... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I have been to Pondok on 2 occasions now and I am about to go on my 3rd. I go to the Gilis mainly for the fantastic diving but also for the friendly locals, brilliant food and relaxed atmosphere. The Dive Centre is brilliant. The guys can speak brilliant English, some French and also some Spanish. The courses throughout the... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

...rustic looking on arrival, Pondok Windy we soon learn is the only locally owned hotel/lodge with PADI dive centre on Gili T. The hospitable owner will happily arrange your diving or snorkelling trips and courses as will he a boat to take you to the other Gili islands or over to Lombok. In fact, I would recommend asking for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

In the beginning of our stay on Gili T we stayed more south of the island. Because it is super busy there we decided to move to the north. The Pondok Windy Bungalows are very nice, they have a small and very nice pool (more like a hot spring there ;) )..it is directly in front of a more relaxed... More

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Great restaurant; great place to snorkel; not too far from main area but nice and quiet. The grilled chicken was great. I wasn't a fan of the barracuda though. Solid service; and great location right on the beach. You have two ride your bicycle about 15 minutes from the main beach area to get here and walk it through sand... More

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Englewood, New Jersey
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Our first night we stayed in a place called Lizzard Bungalow. It was cheap and towards the northend of the island. We ventured out more north to see if we could find something for a little more money but with an AC. We came across Pondok Windy, right next to Coral Beach Pizza. Their rooms during high season is 450,000-550,0000... More

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Address: Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > West Nusa Tenggara > Lombok > Gili Islands > Gili Trawangan
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Number of rooms: 12
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Pondok Windy Gili Islands/Gili Trawangan

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