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Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Cafe

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Jl. Sumatera No.44 A Tode-Kisar, Kupang 85229 Indonesia
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Lavalon SeaView Hostel and Cafe is the number one place in Kupang for travelers. The only locally owned accommodation, we are perfectly located right on the seafront but also in the heart of the city with an ATM conveniently just across the road. We offer a range of well-priced modern, newly built rooms from a sea view double with hot shower to a single and dormitory room. We even have a Mexican net hammock overlooking the beach for the budget backpacker or if you prefer, you can pitch a tent for free! Our rooms are well maintained, clean and all have fans and air conditioning. Room rate includes a breakfast of a fresh banana pancake with homemade caramel sauce/ honey or an omelette. Cafetiere coffee and tea is also provided. We have very fast unlimited free WiFi for your use. Laptops and an i-pad, printer and a scanner are also available free of charge. Relax in our bar and restaurant serving a mixture of Western and traditional Indonesian dishes. Guests love our secret homemade burger recipe. Or come after dark and look at the moonlight over the water with a cold Bintang or spirit. Mix with other travelers, locals and expats in our relaxed bar. Other services include a laundry, book swap, motor bike and car rental, bookings for onward travel such as airplane tickets and shuttle buses Tour Guide and anything else we can help you with! For tourist information, good food and quality accommodation, come to Lavalon!
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Edwin is a very good host. He knows everything about Kupang and West Timor and can tell you lot's of stories about this place. He is also a former movie star from Timor and well known everywhere. He is also a great cook. His pancakes and noodles are so delicious! Try them! His hostel has a good location from where you have the best view to the ocean. Ask for a hammock and you can enjoy the view lying there while reading a book. The rooms are cheap and very good. There is a dorm for 4 people, a room with a shared bathroom and two rooms with bathrooms included. From the hostel you can go into the city by walk. Visit the shops around, have a coffee or go out for dinner to the night market. If you go to Kupang stay with Edwin at the Lavalon Hostel for having a good time. Support the local hostels and don't book to the big soulless hotels around that destroy the local businesses. I will come back to visit Edwin when I go to Timor again :)
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This hostel is wonderful!! Most comfortable bed and hottest shower I've had in weeks. Plus there's AC and breakfast is included! It's on the water and so pleasant to just sit in one of the hammocks and chill out. Edwin, the owner, is so nice. He's full of information on what to do in Timor, and even future travel plans (cheapest way to travel, boat schedules, you name it). He drove me to the consulate himself so I could apply for my visa for Timor Leste and rented us his scooter so we could see the island. The hostel is also a two minute walk to the night market where we had great fish - but ask Edwin to grill some fish for you, it's so delicious!!! It makes for the perfect night to sit around with a few Bintangs and eat fresh fish with him!
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This place really offers everything a traveler could wish for. The beds are very comfy, the rooms are super clean, there’s aircon in the double rooms, solid WiFi, and the shower works like a charm (even with hot water, not that you’d need it in Kupang). But the most important thing about this place is the owner Edwin. He really is one of a kind and such a nice and honest guy. You can tell that he really cares about his guests. We had to leave at 5.30 am and he even got up to treat us to a delicious omelette. We really can’t recommend this place enough. You won’t regret staying at Lavalon and supporting this great local business.
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Ive been staying at lavalon for the past 8 years now and love it here. Edwin Lerrick and the local lads are always willing to answer any of my dumb questions they must have heard a thousand times. It is close to the night market which I would strongly recommend for the food and out right experience. If your knackered you can grab a meal here too.. I like the burger its such a novelty to eat a burger in kupang (im so white ha ha)there are a few places to relax and get away from the crowd or sit at the table of knowledge and tell some tales true or not over a cold beer. I have stayed in a few places over the years and lavalon is hands down the best rooms in kupang clean clean clean. I stay in the seaview rooms but the budget accommodation is perfect for those trying to keep the rupiah in there back pocket come in sit chill talk
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We stayed at Lavalon Hostel for two nights and would absolutely recommend it. Edwin (the owner) is super nice and very knowledgeable about west Timor. And the food he cooks is delicious. He also helped us reserving a bus to East Timor and even made us breakfast at 4.30 am before we had to catch the bus. The corner room had a really nice view, was very clean and the bed was comfy. If you’re looking for an authentic place to stay at and want to support a local business instead of a big, soulless hotel chain (two of those just opened up in Kupang) then stay at Lavalon Hostel. You won’t regret it and we will definitely come here again after our excursion to East Timor.
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IndonesiaEast Nusa TenggaraWest TimorKupang
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café
Which popular attractions are close to Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café?
Nearby attractions include Kupang Beach (0.2 miles), Pasir Panjang Beach (2.1 miles), and Transmart Carrefour Kupang (2.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bambu Kuning, Lung Hoa Restaurant - Aston Hotel Kupang, and Beer & Barrel Kitchen n' Lounge.
Does Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café?
Yes, laundry service and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Does Lavalon SeaView Hostel & Café have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.