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Jalan Raya Pendakian, Gang Rindu 3, Toya Bunkah T: (0813) 3755 8998 (0819) 9960 6242

Black Lava Hostel

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Black Lava Hostel offers a mix of private rooms and dorms with a very friendly vibe and excellent lake views.

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Two mixed four or six bed dorms share outside bathroom facilities with three toilets and three separate hot-water showers. The four bed dorm provides mattresses on the floor in the simple tiled room, and in the six bed dorm, they’re raised on wooden platform type beds. Bright floral batik bedcovers and colourful bottom sheets are clean and the rooms are spotless. Towels and lockable lockers are provided. Small Balinese style wooden shutters let in a bit of fresh mountain air. Shared outdoor facilities are housed in a natty round bamboo structure, with stone washbasins and ornate wooden mirrors outside.

Private rooms are housed in separate brick bungalows with their own attached hot-water bathroom. A drinking water dispenser in each room is a nice environmentally friendly touch (refill those plastic bottle folks!). Low style wooden beds provide comfy mattresses, with a full set of sheets and a blanket. There’s a bedside table, but no bedside lighting, however there’s plenty of power points for recharging gadgets. Tiled bathroom are simple and spotless. Furnished verandas overlook the valley, Gunung Abang and Lake Batur — you won’t want to leave.

The communal sheltered outdoor restaurant with benches and long tables, is a great place to admire the view and mingle. If you’re a single traveller and would like to meet someone to climb Gunung Batur with, Black Lava Hostel is the place. The owner Yon, is an excellent mountain guide — we’ve climbed with him many times. Friendly staff can arrange trekking and transfers.
Breakfast is included and there’s free WiFi.

Black Lava Hostel is tucked away in a small village behind Toya Bungkah. Follow the signs up the dirt track behind the carpark near Arlina’s Bungalows.

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Walk-in rates at Black Lava Hostel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm fan cooled
150,000 rupiah
150,000 rupiah
Dbl fan private bathroom
375,000 rupiah
375,000 rupiah
Room: Dorm fan cooled, low season: 150,000 rupiah, high season 150,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 375,000 rupiah, high season 375,000 rupiah. Notes:

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Where is Black Lava Hostel

Black Lava Hostel
Jalan Raya Pendakian, Gang Rindu 3, Toya Bunkah
T: (0813) 3755 8998 (0819) 9960 6242
Coordinates (for GPS): 115º23'46.29" E, 8º14'47.01" S
Room rates: Under 150,000 Rp

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