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We'd never woken to a nuns' choir before

Jl Ahmed Yani 45, Ruteng T: (0385) 22 834 (0385) 22 279 (081) 353 763 129 

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Susteran St Maria Berdukacita

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Known to locals as MBC (we kept thinking they were saying Embassy, but it is actually the acronym of the place) Susteran St Maria Berdukacita has, without doubt, the most spotless, well kept lodgings in Ruteng and arguably the cleanest rooms in Flores.

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MBC is a convent by day but offers very solid rooms as an evening sideline, with the only real downside being you’re a solid 15-minute walk from the centre of town. Rooms are immaculate, with hot water bathrooms and comfortable beds. There’s a family room with two bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as singles through to triples (one single, one double) on offer. Given all the pristine floor tiling, it can get a touch noisy if people are talking in the corridors or modest lounge/lobby area. A simple breakfast of eggs, bread, rice and bananas comes with the deal. Best of all, about 30 minutes after the mosque quiets down after its first call of the day, the nuns get going singing. We’d never woken to a nuns’ choir before. Recommended.

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Walk-in rates at Susteran St Maria Berdukacita

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Sgl fan private bathroom
150,000 rupiah
150,000 rupiah
Dbl fan private bathroom
250,000 rupiah
250,000 rupiah
Triple fan private bathroom
300,000 rupiah
300,000 rupiah
Family room
300,000 rupiah
300,000 rupiah
Room: Sgl fan private bathroom, low season: 150,000 rupiah, high season 150,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 250,000 rupiah, high season 250,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Triple fan private bathroom, low season: 300,000 rupiah, high season 300,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Family room, low season: 300,000 rupiah, high season 300,000 rupiah. Notes:

Where is Susteran St Maria Berdukacita

Susteran St Maria Berdukacita
Jl Ahmed Yani 45, Ruteng
T: (0385) 22 834 (0385) 22 279 (081) 353 763 129 
Coordinates (for GPS): 120º28'24.25" E, 8º36'38.42" S
Room rates: Under 150,000 Rp

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