Accommodation in Jepara is thin on the ground, but a few reasonable places exist in the eastern part of town.
Although similar to its peers in terms of facilities, the Segoro Hotel appears to have better maintenance, the rooms appear brighter and the entire complex is like a breath of fresh air. The standard fan rooms are a bargain at these prices and the VIP rooms not bad either. All the rooms have Western toilets and showers. If you're considering one of the budget rooms at the nearby Elim or Kalingga... Read our full review of Segoro Hotel.
There are a range of rooms at Elim Hotel with most offering air-con and private Western bathroom, but a couple of budget sweatboxes share a bathroom and only have a fan to agitate the stuffy air. While it goes without saying that the air-con rooms are worth a look, the budget rooms are also worth a shot if you're only in town for a night waiting for the ferry to Karimunjawa. Breakfast is also... Read our full review of Elim Hotel.
This old-style hotel is quite typical in Indonesia; there's a distinct lack of maintenance and a budget atmosphere, and this despite some room prices being mid-range at Kalingga Star. The driver room has a fan, a table and private bathroom with Western toilet and bak mandi. All other rooms have air-con with the most expensive rooms having hot water, but you do pay a hefty price for this luxury.... Read our full review of Kalingga Star.