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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We arrived on september 12th for 4 nights. KK is located up in the North part of the island. If you want to stay in a more remote and quiet area, away from the very busy "strip" with all the bars and restaurants (which means "and a whole lot of noise" and many many more people) this is the place... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Staff ( local) amazing always attentive to your needs and very very accomodating. Young chef and his girlfriend manager from the Netherlands are also very welcoming and very good towards clients. I'm afraid we can't say this about the two owners referred too in previous reviews as the " two scary ladies". Ladies! You must/need to remove yourselves from the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We stayed in the Karma Kayak for (just) three nights and had a great time. When you want to get away from the crowds on the harbor, this place is just perfect. We enjoyed the sunset every evening on this great beach. Also by day the beach location is very relaxed and great for chilling. We walked to the main... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

the 2 dutch lady s made something very nice , the rooms are great , the staff friendly and the tapa s amazing with the sunset , the sleepquality is verry good , one of the most quiet places at trawagan

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

We recently spent 4 nights in a bunglow at Karma Kayak on the tiny island of Gili Trawangan off Lombok. It is on the north shore so it is much quieter than on the strip in the village. You wade ashore from the ferry from Lombok and get a horse cart to the small villas. You can also walk 20... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

We stayed at Karma Kayak for a while. For us it was the best ever place to stay on the island. The service was great. Better than anywhere else on my travels so far. The staff is so genuinely happy and nice and seem to take proud in their jobs. The are always happy to help. The rooms are spotless... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

this place was a massive let down the coral is probably the worst on the island . The two scary ladies who run it denied receiving an email changing our booking for the boat back to Bali. Leaving us running around trying to find a ticket back in high season, they couldnt even be bothered to phone another company on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Clean and nice place with friendly and helpful owners. Free wifi. However the beach in front of the place is rocky and full of corals ather noon, we could swim only in the mornings, for this would not go again. (2010 September)

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Haren, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

During our 4-week trip to Bali and Lombok in August/September 2011 we stayed the five nights at Karma Kayak! We can say the best place we stayed during our trip! Very friendly Dutch owners/manager and also great Indonesian staff. The bungalow is beautiful and very spacious, the staff cleans it every day. Karma Kayak is on the north (more quiet)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

All round good - nice room, good service, good food and a great location. Shame about a lack of hot water for the price. They plan to build a pool - don't do it!

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You can find Karma Kayak on the quiet and tranquil northern part of Gili Trawangan. Away from the crowds and busy main part.We offer bungalows, a restaurant and a relaxed hangout for the day to anyone who wants to escape everyday life and is looking for the ultimate island experience.Come around for Sunset and a Sangria or just to enjoy a chilled out day at the beach.Our main focus are tapas but due to many requests we now also serve baguettes and salads for lunch and main courses for dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karma Kayak

Address: Northbeach | Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > West Nusa Tenggara > Lombok > Gili Islands > Gili Trawangan
Price Range: $58 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Karma Kayak 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Karma Kayak Hotel Lombok
Karma Kayak Gili Islands/Gili Trawangan
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