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Saraswati Borobudur

Jl. Balaputradewa No.10, Borobudur, Indonesia
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Borobudur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Positive experience outways some problems. Borobudur is within walking distance. They arranged early direct entrance for us. The hotel is charming and elegant and the manager is knowledgeable and helpful. Staff inside the hotel is also helpful and pleasant. Pool is large with clear water with neat surroundings. Everything was clean. Everywhere in Borobudur you will be woken up at... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed for three nights. It is in walking distance to Borobudur. The hotel is very beautiful in colonial style. There were not many guests and the whole place feels a bit old, although everything is clean and the service is good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We stayed in this excellent hotel to visit the Borobudur the next morning. Because the hotel is on walking distance we arrived easily at the morning opening hour and before all the tourists arrived. The 30 minutes advantage gave us an unforgettable impression of the place hardly without other visitors

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My husband and I stayed there for two nights in August. We didn't see a lot of guests (fewer than 10 in 2 days) which was odd but the good thing is, it was quiet. It's a nice hotel in general and the front desk staff was very helpful with arranging sunrise tickets to Borobudur, car ride back to Yogya... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

If you want to see the sunrise at Borobudur, this is a very nice hotel. The hotel is very soothing. You can really come to ease here as it is so quiet. Not many guests though. It seems like you are alone in the hotel. The rooms have very high ceilings which makes them lovely. The bathroom is also very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Entering Saraswati is like entering another world. Beauty, quietness and silent service is what meets you. Beautiful lounge, dining, reception and the bedrooms....woww. Lusch tropical garden with sparkling pool. Excellent restaurant ...what more can i say ? If/when I ever get back to borobudurthis is where i,ll stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We checked in rather late at Saraswati, at around 630pm local time. We managed to somehow squeeze a last minute Borobudur sunset tour after after our jeep trail in Kaliadem. We were upgraded to the suite without us asking, so that was a really pleasant surprise. The room is gorgeous, with high ceilings. The facade of the hotel looks a... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

nice hotel, good internet connection and quite close (500 metres) to Borobudur temple. Breakfast could have been better by offering non-vege breakfast to guests. There is also a fantastic local buffet which is like 10 mins walk from hotel, cost only AUD$5 per person for all meals. Also, be prepared for the hot and humid weather, sun lotion and bring... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Wished we had stayed more than 3 nights! The boutique hotel is managed mostly by multi-talented men who handled the administration & calls, cleaned the rooms & even cooked the omelettes during breakfast. The hotel was 20 steps from the Borobudur Temple. We chose Saraswati instead of Manohara as it had a lovely pool surrounded by tall palm trees. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed for two nights at this wonderful hotel, which we really appreciated in its nice decor, architecture and style. It is close to the center and the Borobudur temple, and the people were very friendly and helpful. As others stated, the one downside is the loudness of the muezzin of the nearby mosque at 4.30 a.m., which exceeded all... More 

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