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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon you arrive the welcome is very warm. We had a lovely stay mostly because of the nice staff. The room is clean, we had a seperate sitting room and a sit outsight. What more do you need! In the morning a lot of tasty banana pancakes!

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Lamorlaye, France
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236 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a small hotel, simple, cheap in Riung, in Flores, but a nice place to visit the islands,and to do snorkeling, the room is clean and siple, you have AC, the bathroom is very simple, but clean, the diner is simple but good, the breakfast is simple, but good, the staff is very friendly and helpful, only one bad thing :... More 

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amsterdam, netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very basic place but charming. Small rooms, cold showers (but not a problem in the heat). Breakfast is very basic and realy nothing special. You have to pay for the wifi but the kids figured out a cheat! also you have to pay for the ac!

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since there is not a big choice of guesthouses, it was quite ok. The rooms have only a bed and an AC. The shower is just cold, but for the hot weather its ok. Don't expect anything. The breakfast is ok. Next to the hotel there is the village generator, which makes it very loud, but in the room its... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We were glad to find this place to stay in Riung. The hotel was nice enough with a garden, dining room and snorkling service. It is next to a power plant but you hardly notice it. staff was friendly. Breakfast very basic. The hotel is next to Murah Meriah, a lovely warung to eat. At nighttime you can browse the... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Our room and bathroom was clean enough, everything here is really basic. This is a good accomodation if you only want to sleep! DO NOT EAT in their restaurant, its not worth the money. After the long drive to Riung we have been exhausted and wanted to have a quick dinner and a cold beer. First we´ve been surprised about... More 

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

I don't think there are many choices in Riung and this one is probably the best but still far from being even a mediocre place.The rooms are spacious but not well kept. The bathroom was in tragic condition. The toilet didn't flash so the bucket near it had a purpose. Although there was an air-con in the room, the upper... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay at this simple lodging. The rooms and bath rooms were very clean. The staff were especially kind, friendly and helpful. The biggest point was the honesty of their staff. I accidentally left my mobile phone under the pillow when we checked out. They called our driver informing about their find and had it mailed back to... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

The hotel was swamped with mosquitos. the water was cold and smelled terrible. there were many cockroaches. the surrounding village was very dirty. the area around is supposed to be famous for snorkling however i mostly saw death corals. when sailing on the water the environment is nice though. an interesting sight to go seeing are the bat colonies hanging... More 

Thank Maikel1989
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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed during 2 nights at Pondok SVD. As LP says, it's near the town's electricity generator so some rooms might become noisy (it was ok for us since we sleep with earplugs). No real service or reception, but the girls managing the place are always reachable. OK breakfast available early which is good. Note that it's a bit further... More 

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Additional Information about Pondok SVD

Address: Cibal, Flores, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > East Nusa Tenggara > Flores > Cibal
Price Range: $20 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Pondok SVD Cibal, Flores, Indonesia
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