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“Idyllic.....” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Waecicu Eden Beach
Pantai Waecicu-Kec. komodo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia   |  
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Labuan Bajo
melbourne
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Idyllic.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

Having travelled widely, this is one of the loveliest places I have ever stayed. The "hotel" is a series of bungalows, made of local materials, which disappear sensitively set into a steep slope adjacent to the most beautiful bay. We stayed in adjoining bungalows, ideal for a family, with a superb terrace between the two. The views from the rooms were sublime, and can be well seen on the hotel's website, www.waecicu.com. The casual restaurant is beachside with a great ambience and wonderful views.
The hotel is run by french expat Phil and his lovely Indonesian wife, Dewi, who cooks beautifully. Phil will arrange trips on their large boat to Rinca and/or Komodo island, where the famous dragons can be seen, and local fishing villages and lovely deserted islands with exquisite beaches and coral, can be visited during the trip.
This is remote Indonesia, so don't expect room service. There is no hot water, it's a decent walk up the hill (thru beautiful gardens) to the bungalows, and while the food is great, it takes a long time to arrive - Phil and Dewi deliberately offer experience to locals training at a nearby hospitality and tourism school, so be patient and understanding, while you await your meal in paradise.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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switzerlandweiz
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

We certainly agree with all authors regarding the beauty, exclusitivity and price / value of this resort - we enjoyed beautiful days at Waecicu! However, our patience got many many times quite challenged ;-)
So let us provide you some remarks in order to set expectations right when arriving: Electricity only between 7 - 10 pm, daily room cleaning upon request, poor breakfast (crepes every day), trainees in the restaurant's service with very low english skills. read the menue in french because it's much bigger than in english! every boat transfer to/from labuan bajo (30 mins) has to be arranged in advance (IDR 80000 one way), the sea water is clear but the snorkelling is nothing special (neither corals nor fishes) and the beach quite rich of plastic waste...

Apart from all that... you'll love it!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

We been there for spend our HONEYMOON. this place just perfect, location, surrounding, beach, view, room, service, . crazy too, the food is crazy good, water crazy clear. n charming, lovely, romantic place, what else...
Just hard too find this place, un-fortunately, website still in french after spend couple of days in the dusty/noisy Labuanbajo, we heard about this place. And then...

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

We stayed at Waecicu for a 4 nights in May and have never felt so relaxed. The hotel is beautifully designed and executed and sits in the most idyllic setting. The bungalows are set into the hillside and fit in with the landscape effortlessly.

Phil, Debbie, Chris and the rest of the staff were very helpful and kind. We organised a trip to Rinca to see the dragons through Waecicu; this day has become one of the highlights of my 6 month trip around Asia. We also did snorkeling from the beach and used the little canoe made from a log to paddle around the bay. The food is absolutely incredible; particularly the squid in a tomato based sauce.

If you are looking for complete tranquility, then this is your place.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jakarta, Indonesia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2011

It's the most intimate resort i've ever been. Like visiting old friend's place. Soon as we arrived in Waecicu, we're greeted by the friendly owner, Philippe and his beautiful little daughter, Nateyo. We booked Superior room but we got upgraded to the Honeymoon Suite, which has the best view. We stayed for 2 nights.

The common room/restaurant is very comfy. Enjoying scrumptious dinner while watching Nateyo playing with other guest's children, making us feel like a part of a big family in Philippe's house. And we have to underline this once again, the food is AMAZING. We have been to many 5stars resorts, but this hidden gem of Labuan Bajo is the winner.

Waecicu can also arrange day visits to Taman Nasional Komodo. They have private boats with friendly staff to take you to Rinca Island or to Mantaray point. You should bring your own equipment if you want to snorkel. Or if you want to dive, they'd be happy to assist you to other diving agent.

Although there are some things that need to be done to improve the guest's comfort, like electricity, bugs, or room service. Nonetheless it's pretty understandable considering supply limitation in Labuan Bajo and the resort is still developing.

After 2 nights, we moved to more upscale resort in Angel Island. Eventhough it wins in many sector, we don't feel as welcomed as in Waecicu. Angel Island feels just like another 5star resort. We soon missed coming back to Waecicu again. And we did. On our last day in Labuan Bajo, we managed to enjoy our last meal in the best place we know. Filling our belly with the warmth of house made food while feasting our eyes with superb view.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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guadeloupe
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2011

We chose this hotel for the calm and the view, we really found what we wanted.
We met a couple really motivated by their project.
Although there are still things to improve customer comfort, we are appreciative of what they have already made ​​when you consider the lack of supply there is on Labuan Bajo.
We took the boat trip to Rinca, and we loved the boat is fairly basic but the funds and the scenery is magnificent.
A big thank you to Dewi who introduced me to hair removal with honey and also manufactures its own homemade yogurt.

Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2011

This is a beautiful secluded resort and very quiet, a hidden gem, very charming. The food is great and the owners are very friendly. The views from the rooms are breathtaking. A great place to relax and enjoy the white sand beach. Very friendly attitude and guest-oriented.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Pantai Waecicu-Kec. komodo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia
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Location: Indonesia > East Nusa Tenggara > Flores > Labuan Bajo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Airport Transportation
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Labuan Bajo
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Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the western part of Flores Island, on a peninsula, just 15 minutes from Labuan Bajo, the gateway to the Komodo National Park. The hotel is in the middle of a wild and beautiful bay, offering a fantastic view of magnificent sunsets. The bungalows are on a hill, built with natural materials such as wood, banboo and coconut (eco construction). They are designed with Manggarai or Indonesian architecture, and all have thatched roofs keeping them cooler. The charming restaurant offers excellent international cuisine and the friendly service at our family-run hotel will make you feel at home. ... more   less 
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