The Gecho Inn Town

The Gecho Inn Town

British-style pub with guesthouse

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From the street The Gecho Inn Town looks like you’ve stumbled upon a British pub in the middle of Jepara.

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Once inside, the illusion continues with their cosy restaurant, bar and pool table, but step out the back to the small leafy paved courtyard, and you’ll find a handful of comfortable and smart teak-panelled glass-fronted rooms with private furnished terraces.

Groovy wall decor. Photo by: Sally Arnold.
Groovy wall decor. Photo: Sally Arnold

The bright, decent-sized, tiled, air-con interiors are spotless and well appointed with comfy beds, desk, TV, minibar, safe and tea-making facilities. Padded headboard, a feature wall with patterned wallpaper and cool pastel-green painted walls along with decorative lamps, artwork and teak furniture bestow a inviting homely vibe. Spacious bathrooms gleam and offer hot-water showers with (unusually in this part of the world) a shower curtain and ample bench space.

The courtyard is a pleasant spot to sit on a sunny day and have a natter with the other guests. Breakfast and WiFi are included and the restaurant is a good place for a meal serving an extensive Western and Indonesian menu including pizza and a selection of beers. Friendly staff are happy to help you arrange taxis and transport as well as offering advice on things to do locally.

Courtyard seating. Photo by: Sally Arnold.
Courtyard seating. Photo: Sally Arnold

The Gecho Inn Town is an excellent mid-range pick and as it suggests in the name, it’s right in the centre of town, only a five minute drive or 20-minute walk to the port. If they are full (or your budget is more flashpacker), Syailendra Hotel also offers spotless comfortable rooms or for a seaside location, and a little more dough, Jepara Marina is a good option.

Contact details for The Gecho Inn Town

Address: 49 Jalan AR Hakim, Jepara
T: (0291) 595 220; (0813) 2911 7434;  
Coordinates (for GPS): 110º39'38.37" E, 6º35'33.76" S
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Room rates: 400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Dbl air-con private bathroom
Includes breakfast
445,000 rupiah 445,000 rupiah

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Sally spent twelve years leading tourists around Indonesia and Malaysia where she collected a lot of stuff. She once carried a 40kg rug overland across Java. Her house has been described as a cross between a museum and a library. Fuelled by coffee, she can often be found riding her bike or petting stray cats. Sally believes travel is the key to world peace.

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