As the title of my review suggests there was in unfortunate start to our stay at Pondok Terra. They forgot to pick us up from the airport!!!!!!! I had their number and had no luck getting through so we took a chance on a local taxi driver to find it. Believe me it wasn't too easy either. Still they were extremely apologetic. It's hard to be too upset as they were extremely nice and pretty much everything else was good. That's why I only gave a 4 out of 5. The house was extremely attractive (diamond villa) and the staff were super helpful. It seems like its in an obscure spot but after a couple of days getting to know the area we quickly leant is was well located. Especially for numerous restaurants and art galleries.
The house was clean and the pool a lovely treat. My only other gripe would be that I did not find the bed comfortable or the bed linen very nice. (Towels either) Still this would not stop me from returning. Overall it was a good experience being in he middle of a kampung and I recommend it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Villa Pondok Terra is a beautiful villa resort consisting of 4 villa's, varaible in size for 1-5 persons and is situated in the historical centre of Yogyakarta, close to Jl. Mallioboro and in the middle of a touristic area with restaurants, moneychangers, coffeeshops, cafe's, art galleries etc. on walking distance. Pondok Terra offers 4 authentic private villa's with a traditional Javanese ambiance. Each villa has a 100-200 m2 garden and its own private swimming pool. While centrally located, the property provides a quiet, intimate hideaway in the middle of Yogyakarta. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Villa Pondok Terra Hotel Yogyakarta