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Saraswati Borobudur

3.0 of 5
Jl. Balaputradewa No.10, Borobudur, Indonesia
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Borobudur
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Milano
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A really relaxing place not far from the temple gates. This is an old style hotel with high ceilings and old furniture. A nice garden for relax and bikes to hire for cycling around. Everything reminds to the old colonial time. Good breakfast and helpful concierge. The only problem is the early singing of the muezin in the nearby mosque.... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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36 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried to get into Manohara Hotel, inside Borobudur, but it was full. This was my second choice. It was less than a minute's walk from Borobudur so essentially, the same as being inside except no discount for the overpriced sunrise tour, at $31 US. Sky was all clouded over at 6am so even though we paid for expensive ticket, we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute trip, and we had to scramble to find hotels. We picked up the Royal suite in the Saraswati hotel via a mystery deal on Agoda, and had the room at a seriously discounted price. The total surface of the rooms are massive: bigger than my 2 bedroom condo in Singapore! The rooms are well furnished... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I agree with the other reviewers who comment about the faded charm of this hotel. It's an ok place to stay if you want to be within walking distance of Borobudur, otherwise, there are probably better places to stay. We had room 204 on the second floor (no elevator- one of the staff carried our suitcase when checking in) nearest... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Italian style hotel is situated near to Borabudur therefore charges a higher price but in our opinion unless you want to go there for the sunrise you would be better off by staying in Yogyakarta and taking a taxi. The lobby/reception/restaurant looks grand but the clean rooms are very dimly lit by only 3 lamps. The shower room had... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The nearest hotel outside Borobudur park if you are looking at walking distance to Borobudur monument. Higher price compared to the nearest available accommodation, free wifi, clean room, hotel restsurant offers wide varieties of F&B choices, transport is readily available if you want to visit places or transfer to city or airport. The hotel is rather dim, but that's the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Looks great from the photos and the courtyard of the hotel is impressive - probably the best aspect of the hotel. The lobby area is strange - ever wanted to visit one of Sadaam Hussein's palaces? No air con in the lobby and lots of mosquitos with frumpy upholstery. Staff is nice but not particularly welcoming. Escort to the room... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The best things are the stunning lobby and pool 24 hours. With high price I paid, don't expect for great breakfast because they just serve very limited breakfast buffet. The staffs are friendly and helpful and they gave me nice souvenir

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. Room was ok thanks to good aircon and comfortable bed but otherwise a bit shabby and lacking maintenance. Shower was variable in temperature and kept falling off the wall and bedding had stains. After complaining the bedding was changed and a guy looked at the shower with little effect. Food very good and they accommodated early starts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

From the moment we pulled up and we were greeted at the door i was very impressed. The lobby is absolutely stunning. The large ceilings and chandelier. It's like a scene from the titanic. The staff were very friendly and we ate at the hotel several times because there are not a lot of restaurants around borobudur and we were... More 

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