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Gili Air Santay

West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Gili Air Santay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I stayed there 4nights and it was great. Walking distance to the beach and restaurants/bars. Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was nice. They cut the fruits in funny shape every morning which means they put the effort to prepare it. I had a room with fan for one night and couldn't sleep due of the insects, heat and animals... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Please note: We traveled there in 2010 and 2012. We stayed at Gili Air Santay twice - Oct 2010 and Sept 2012. We had an amazing time and thoroughly enjoyed it. The bungalows are comfortable and clean, the restaurant is situated by the beach with a great view. Rosi, the owner ensured that all food we ordered was vegan. It... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Very recommended! We stayed 3 nights and we really enjoyed our stay. Bungalows are situated in very quiet area, are well equipped with open bathroom. Local restaurant is great, cheap food and drinks which you can enjoy right on the beach from a spacious box (we particularly enjoyed their sandwiches and pad thai noodles). It has the best location, because... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The place of the bungalows is nice: In the middle in a garden and you can see a strip of the sea. The room is okay, nothing special, very rustic. The bathroom is terrible. Lots of ants nests right next the toilet and you just have brackish water- so after showering you still smell bad and after snorkeling we tried... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Searching the beach on Gili Air we were dismayed to find most places full or only starting at 300k and up. Gili Air Santay was the cheapest place we found on the beach at 250k for a fan bungalow including breakfast (we did hear that if we had searched further inland, there were good deals to be had in the... More 

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Bilovice Nad Svitavou, Czech Republic
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

well, no hot water, no aircon, mosquito net with holes...Bamboo walls and floor. Very basic accommodation. Not far from the beach, in small palm tree forest (3min. walk). Very few lights in the night. Breakfest very basic and not tasty. Not very nice staff. Better accommodation is not expensive (after one night we changed the place) i. e. Satu tiga...... More 

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Paris, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We booked in advance the hotel for 5 or 6 nights. The place is pretty good, in a quite nice and quiet garden. The bungalows are nice as well, but not especially furbished, it is pretty simple. The bathroom was above average for that type of locations. Overall, if you want a cheap deal, you can find better deal in... More 

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Bagno a Ripoli, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival the path that takes you from the main road to the bungalows has many sandy spots that make it very difficult to pull luggages. Inside our bungalow we found an empty plastic bottle of water probably left by previous guests and no toilet paper in the toilet (we had to walk back to the cashier on the main... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The room was pretty average. The fan didn't by work, the mosi net had strange marks on it that looked like blood...the water smelt of egg and there was a random pair of knickers in the room!! But my husband needed a hair cut and the staff sorted this out for him as there is no barbers on the island,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I stayed here for three nights during our visit to Gili Air. Our private bungalow was very simple, but clean and everything we needed (since all your time should be spent on the beach)! Santay's restaurant is right on the beach and guests are always welcome to sit for extended time. The staff was very accommodating with individual requests. It's... More 

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