No frills with a beachside setting
Rising Star is opposite the clutch of off-beach places towards the centre of Bunutan and is reached via a steep set of stairs beside the small restaurant that leads to a tree-filed narrow run down to the beach.
Rooms come in a couple of flavours, but the most appealling are in a two-storey building that houses four rooms (two up, two down) and overlooks the small swimming pool and out to the sea. They’re old school, but of a good size, and the friendly lady who showed us around was adamant they have the same guests returning year in, year out. Rooms are simply furnished but have glass double doors to let in the light and a couple of chairs and a small table out front. The upper floor are the better option for the privacy minded, but are (oddly) painted bright green. For the beachfront setting these are not a bad deal.
Address: Bunutan beach
T: (0877) 6227 7918; (0363) 21643;
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º40'3.75" E, 8º20'33.27" S
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Room rates: 400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Standard double room||450,000 rupiah||450,000 rupiah|
|Family room||900,000 rupiah||900,000 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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