A good budget option off the beach
Kubuku is the best of a cluster of budget homestays off an offbeach side road than runs off the main road through Jemeluk.
It’s simple, but the price is right. Rooms are clean and well looked after, with a small, well-loved garden area. Rooms have a small terrace, comfortable beds and clean bathrooms. All are fan-cooled only. If you don’t mind being off the beach and not having a swimming pool, you’re paying a third here of what you’ll pay beachside. If full, there’s a second property immediately behind with poorer rooms at the same price. Still only a five-minute walk from the heart of Jemeluk and the beach, Kebuku is a good option for budget travellers looking for off-the-beach comfort. If you’re staying for more than a couple of nights be sure to ask for a discount. Similar fare is available nearby out on the main road, with both Pondok Aldi and Panji homestay offering decent and clean rooms, but they catch a good deal more traffic noise -- we’d try here first.
Address: Off the beach, central Jemeluk
T: (081) 855 7504 (0852) 0532 8813;
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º39'34.65" E, 8º20'22.88" S
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Room rates: Under 150,000 Rp
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Standard double room||150,000 rupiah||150,000 rupiah|
Stuart McDonald co-founded Travelfish.org with Samantha Brown in 2004. He has lived in Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia, where he worked as an under-paid, under-skilled language teacher, an embassy staffer, a newspaper web-site developer, freelancing and various other stuff. His favourite read is The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton.
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