Ampana has two primary guesthouses and the vast majority of travellers passing through on an overnighter will stay at Oasis.
Owned by the same family who run Paradise Kadidiri, Oasis is a bit of a dump, but will do at a pinch. The standard rooms in particular are kind of crappy and they could perhaps consider adding a toilet seat to the toilet, but the bed is firm, the lights and fan work and water comes out of the shower head -- what more do you need? The superior rooms are of a better standard, but given most people... Read our full review of Oasis Hotel.
Two doors up the road from Oasis, this place will appeal to penny pinchers who want to save a few rupiah and don't mind the peeling paint. The guys who run this are a pretty friendly lot and while the foyer is almost fancy, the cheap rooms down the driveway to the side are basic but adequate. They're of a similar size to those at Oasis but include fancy mod-cons such as televisions and even cable... Read our full review of Losmen Irama.
For those who have no need to cash up or restock in Ampana, or are simply looking for a better standard of accommodation, Labuhan offers the popular midrange choice, Marina Cottage.
Marina is a short walk from the port where the public boat service to and from Bomba is located. It has a few dozen solid, well built standalone bungalows plus a longhouse-type set up, spread around what feels like a car park set right on the ocean. The black pebbles strewn through the grounds run down to the water -- they are the beach! The owners are currently pulling down the old, shabby but... Read our full review of Marina Cottage.
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