Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Banyuwangi is to the east of Kawah Ijen and six kilometres from the port for ferries to Bali. Options are fairly limited and most rooms are basic.
Neat and tidy, great valueJalan MT Haryono 82-84, Banyuwangi
T: (0333) 421 369;
There's a lot to like about this locally-run hotel located in a quaint backstreet away from the main roads of Banyuwangi. Each of the rooms has traditional tiled floors, foam beds, old furniture and ... Read the full review of Hotel Baru.
Cheap, but not very cheerfulJalan MT Haryono 96, Banyuwangi
T: (0333) 421 323;
This place is in direct competition with Hotel Baru down the road and offers similar features at a similar price, although it feels less clean. The walls in many of the rooms here are marked making ... Read the full review of Hotel Berlin Barat .
Bondowoso is to the west of Kawah Ijen, a slight detour for those doing a trans-Java trip. Lodgings are quite basic.
Best option in townJalan Ahmad Yani 32, Bondowoso
T: (0332) 421 201; F: (0332) 422 953
This is easily the best option in town for travellers and it's certainly tempting to lay down a few extra rupiah to upgrade to the very comfortable hot water air-con rooms. The cheapest rooms are ... Read the full review of Palm Hotel.150,000 to 400,000 Rp 1 vote Flashpacker
Extremely cheapJalan PB Surdirman 45, Bondowoso
T: (0332) 421 516;
Hotel Slamet is a bare-bones cheapy located in the heart of Bondowoso's market district. The rooms here are very clean and decent enough for a one-night stay in town, especially given that the price ... Read the full review of Hotel Slamet.
Cheap rooms are good valueJalan Kartini 26, Bondowoso
T: (0332) 421 474;
Not to be confused with the hotel of the same name in Banyuwangi, Hotel Baru offers a huge variety of rooms in different configurations, but of particular note are the economy rooms, which represent ... Read the full review of Hotel Baru.
Looks and feels oldJalan May Jend Soetoyo 12, Bondowoso
T: (0332) 421 870;
Gaudy bed spreads, dodgy paint jobs and strange decorations all combine to make this place feel a bit old and a bit out of touch with what customers want. As well as the gaudiness, some of the ... Read the full review of Hotel Anugerah.
If you want to stay as close to the summit as possible, this is your best bet. But be warned, it is basic.
RudimentaryPos Paltunding, Kawah Ijen
Depending on how desperate you are to see a sunrise at Kawah Ijen, you can arrange to stay at Pos Paltuding in rudimentary accommodation in the form of wooden huts. Pos Paltuding is the starting ... Read the full review of Adhoc accommodation at Kawah Ijen.
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