Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Accommodation in Bogor is scattered around the city, but all within walking distance of the botanical gardens. The hotels around the train station are okay for a couple of nights, but there are better options the further you move away.
A bland yet comfortable chain hotelJalan Padjajaran No. 25, Bogor
T: (0251) 831 2200; F: (0251) 831 3300
This chain hotel has basic modern rooms which are very comfortable, but lack any character whatsoever. In each rooms is a plush bed with crisp white linen, a safe, LCD TV, air-con, thick windows to ... Read the full review of Amaris.
Great flashbacker optionJalan Pakuan No.12, Bogor
T: (0251) 831 9430; F: (0251) 838 3918
Just up from the bus terminal and the botanical gardens. Wisma Pakuan is a perfect choice for flashpackers. A combination of good location, clean facilities, air-con and other niceties give this ... Read the full review of Wisma Pakuan.
Dated but cosyJalan Dewi Sartika 6A, Bogor
T: (0251) 831 2343; F: (0251) 831 5188
Throughout Indonesia it is difficult to find reasonable accommodation at this price point. Usually the hotels are overpriced crappy things or once-glamourous digs that let their standards slip so ... Read the full review of Mirah Sartika Hotel.
Typical backpacker jointJalan Paledang 48, Bogor
T: (0251) 323 246; F: (0251) 339 042
There's a choice of upstairs or downstairs, private cold water bathroom or shared at this classic backpacker place not far from the botanical gardens. The cheapest rooms are downstairs and are quite ... Read the full review of Wisma Firman.
Luxury at a priceJalan Ir. H. Juanda No. 16, Bogor
T: (0251) 834 7123; F: (0251) 831 6206
This luxury hotel just across the road from the gardens offers something a little bit different from many bland competitors in that it embraces classic styling while still remaining modern â€“ ... Read the full review of Royal Hotel.400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp 1 vote Midrange
Old world charmInside the botanical gardens
T: (0251) 831 1362;
The stunning Guesthouse Nusa Indah was built in 1914 as a halfway house for researchers by the director of the botanical gardens at the time. The building still retains all of its colonial beauty ... Read the full review of Guesthouse Nusa Indah.
Proper hotel for those on a budgetJalan Sawojajar 38, Bogor
T: (0251) 838 1633; F: (0251) 838 1635
After entering the dark lobby, it appears that someone at Bogor Permai has a phobia of light or is trying to simply save electricity. After turning on your headtorch, you exit the cave-like lobby and ... Read the full review of Hotel Bogor Permai.
Golden oldyJalan Sawojajar No.5, Bogor
T: (0251) 833 3400; F: (0251) 833 3600
This is a stock standard 1980s-style hotel that hasn't been renovated, as evidenced by the ancient cable TVs and the primitive light switch control panel next to the bed. For your money you get ... Read the full review of Hotel Efita.
Next to train stationJalan Mayor Oking No. 15, Bogor
T: (0251) 832 2893; F: (0251) 833 5634
Right next to the station, this place is perfectly located for the weary traveller in need of a room after the train journey from Jakarta. It's a large, sprawling complex that slides down a ravine ... Read the full review of Abu Pensione.
Cheap and basicJalan Gedong Sawah III/4D, Bogor
T: (0251) 832 3747;
For such a cheap place, Wisma Sartika does a good job of providing a reasonable level of comfort for its guests. That said, the rooms are extremely dark and a change to stronger light bulbs is in ... Read the full review of Wisma Sartika.
Dark and dingyJalan Paledang No.50, Bogor
T: (0251) 835 1566;
You pay a bit more here than you do at other cheapies in Bogor, but the prices aren't really justified as the quality on offer is not too crash hot. The large rooms are dark and dingy with foam beds ... Read the full review of Puri Bali Homestay.
Old and tiredJalan Pangrango No.2, Bogor
T: (0251) 322 429; F: (0251) 316 978
Crawford Lodge is an old-fashioned hotel recommended by many of the guides in Bogor, which should raise some suspicion. Our view is that this place is simply not worth the price being charged. The ... Read the full review of Crawford Lodge.
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