Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
The standard of accommodation in Surabaya crosses the entire spectrum of quality and budget and there should be no problem finding a hotel that suits you. Hotels are dotted all around town, although a cluster of budget spots are located around Jalan Makam Peneleh, some three kilometres from the main Gubeng train station.
Absolutely stunningJalan Tunjungan 65
T: (031)545 4333; F: (031) 545 4111
This 142-room property built in 1910 was expertly renovated in 1996 and is now a stunning example of how hotels once looked and felt during the Dutch colonial period. Long verandahs leading to ... Read the full review of Hotel Majapahit.1,000,000 to 2,500,000 Rp 1 vote Toprange
Great price for aircon and Western toiletJalan Bongkaran 49
T: (031) 3550 2112;
The first thing we noticed when we visited this place was how dark it was. Many of the lights in the lobby had been turned off to save power and those that were on were not very strong. This theme is ... Read the full review of Orchid Guest House.
For those on a tight budgetJalan Makam Peneleh 86
T: (031) 8123 0868;
Hotel Hana is a real find for the budget conscious because of the price of the very basic rooms. The hotel is bright, airy and clean and you'll feel comfortable spending time in your room, unlike the ... Read the full review of Hotel Hana.
Functional, mid-rangeJalan Embong Kenongo 12
T: (031) 534 1359; F: (031) 546 5039
We were struck by the lime green walls when we visited Kenongo Hotel which it could be said are a testament to the functional nature of this place – maybe there was a sale on green paint. Neat and ... Read the full review of Kenongo Hotel.150,000 to 400,000 Rp 1 vote Flashpacker
A good optionJalan Genteng Besar 94-98
T: (031) 534 3449;
For those looking for something slightly above the standard of most budget places in town, Hotel Paviljoen is a good option despite the stark and slightly depressing rooms. The main building of the ... Read the full review of Hotel Paviljoen.
Basic features, great priceJalan Makam Peneleh 92
Similar in style to the nearby Hotel Hana, Losmen Puri is a basic place with basic features at a great price, mainly catering to domestic tourists from out of town. Each room has a bed, fan, squat ... Read the full review of Losmen Puri.
Generic mid-range hotelJalan Rajawali 9-11
T: (031) 353 9994; F: (031) 353 9995
This Accor hotel is located in a building reputedly built in the early 1900s, although one could imagine it being built in the early 2000s such is the modernity of the place. It certainly doesn't ... Read the full review of Surabaya Ibis Rajawali.400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp 1 vote Midrange
Noisy, but close to stationJalan Sumatra 18
T: (031) 503 1603;
The main reason you would stay at this place is if you arrived by train late at night or needed to leave by train early the next morning. Its location is a kilometre down the road from the main ... Read the full review of Hotel Gubeng.
Dated roomsJalan Pemuda 31-37
T: (031) 531 6833; F: (031) 531 6393
The rooms in this self-proclaimed four-star hotel are cosy, but a little weary. Modern hot-water bathrooms stand above other features of the rooms such as big old TVs from the 1990s and beds which ... Read the full review of Surabaya Plaza Hotel.400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp 1 vote Midrange
Barren roomsJalan Kapasan 169-171
T: (031) 371 1169; F: (031) 376 1390
Set in an amazing old colonial building with a wonderful verandah, Hotel Ganefo appears on the surface to offer something grand. Dig a little deeper and grand turns to bland and downright dodgy. ... Read the full review of Hotel Ganefo.
For the brave onlyJalan Makam Peneleh 77
T: (031) 545 0155;
One can't expect too much from a place so well-priced and Hotel Bali duly delivers on these low expectations. Clean sheets covering centuries-old mattresses, clean squat toilet and cold water bak ... Read the full review of Hotel Bali.
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