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Sunset Cottages

Jl. Raya Maumere - Larantuka | Ahuwair, Maumere, Flores 86116, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just loved this quite and peaceful place at the (black beach) approx. a 30 min drive from Maumere downtown. Perfect place to relax. The bungalows are basic but provide all you need. Electricity runs usually from 6pm to 9pm (generator). The food they have in their restaurant is freshly made everytime and womderful! Henry is a very nice host. All... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have got new bungalows. Very simple but perfectly clean. Friendly family. Directly at the beach where you can swim or snorkel. So calm, peaceful. They can organize you a driver if you want to tour flores.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A beautiful secluded place right on the beach. Robinson Crusoe style. Very basic but cozy. Very peaceful and charming. Great staff, very hospitable, positive and pleasant - tried to arrange everything we had in mind. Special thanks to our guide and host Marleno Lopez, we had a great time!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Everything I read is so true: very slow service, only one plug for electricity, basic accomodation, wasp nests in the bungalow, a pebble beach, very few fishes in the water due to bomb fishing practice (in the past...). And nothing much to do around this place... unless you are curious enough to hang around. And let me add that is... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in August and it was utterly delightful. We had a large bungalow right on the beachfront where we could sit and watch the most beautiful sunsets. It's very simple (no hot water or fan/aircon, manual flush toilet and friendly hermit crabs that share the bathroom at night) but it's pretty cheap and the simplicity... More 

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Anglesea, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Traditional bungalows, built from bamboo,coconut, wood, with thatched grass roof, near the beach far from the road in a nice and peaceful setting. After 2 weeks travelling on ferries, and buses east of Flores, to arrive there was like arriving in paradise. It was just what we wanted: peace, quiet and smiling friendly people. It is like having your private... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Overall, our boys (ages 6 and 8) found this hotel a bit basic and the cottages could do with a little TLC. There was one plug for the entire resort (no real problem given the paucity of guests at Sunset/ in Maumere) and limited electricity. The beach was also very rocky. All this being said, our family found this hotel... More 

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Gunnison, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Sunset cottages are really nice backpackers basic bungalows or suitable for those willing to rough it a bit. There is electricity from ~ 6 till 9. The simple open air bamboo bungalows have western toilets, running water, bucket showers, and reasonably comfortable beds. Blankets are available upon request. The beds are covered with netting and such is important as the... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We stayed here on a recent trip to Flores. This was definitely one of our favourite places along the way. Henry and his family run a very relaxed little joint on the ocean. Bungalows are basic but clean and comfortable, although it has to be said that a few of them could do with a little repair work. Local guide,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

These are basic beach bungalows at a very reasonable price (90,000 - 150,000 Rp). Basic facilities - no hot water and just an outside mandi (with bucket of cold water to wash). A lot of mosquitos but the beds have good full mossie nets. A generator provides electricity for a couple of hours a night. Lovely beach location off the... More 

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