Mini Tiga Homestay

Mini Tiga Homestay

Good vibes, decent rooms

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Mini Tiga Homestay is a bit of an institution in backpacker circles—it offers warm and welcoming good vibes and a terrific social atmosphere.

Travelfish says:

Along with a selection of well presented good value air-con and fan-cooled rooms, the excellent communal areas range from relaxing spots to chill and read a book, to more lively settings to get to know your fellow travellers, share stories and a Bintang or three—old school, without feeling dated.

Functional over floral. : Sally Arnold.
Functional over floral. Photo: Sally Arnold

A leafy courtyard garden fronts the double-storey building in a narrow laneway within Pangandaran’s backpacker quarter, less than 200 metres from the sea. Mini Tiga’s homely and inviting feel is enhanced with eclectic quirky decor touches.

The rooms are spick and span and good sized, all with private ensuite bathrooms, although cold showers only. Some rooms are a tad dark and others bright and airy, so check out a couple before choosing. Wood and bamboo furnishings and local artwork add authentic Indonesian touches. Beds sport foam mattresses, clean white bottom sheet and a light blanket—you may wish to pack a sleep sheet. Bedside lighting is within reach and power sockets are ample for charging gadgets.

Plenty of space to lounge around. : Sally Arnold.
Plenty of space to lounge around. Photo: Sally Arnold

Breakfast is included and homemade yoghurt is (sometimes) available. Other simple snacks can be served in the mini-restaurant/bar, a congenial space that is popular with locals and tourists alike, famous for their “very cold fridge”. Mini Tiga Homestay can organise local tours and surf lessons too.

We think Mini Tiga Homestay is a fab little spot, and its reputation is well deserved, which may mean rooms may be hard to come by in high season, but if they are full there are several other options in the nearby lanes and you can always just drop by to soak up the atmosphere. For a quieter sleep, we like Villa Angela next door, and for a bit more of a spend, you can’t beat Adam’s Homestay.

Contact details for Mini Tiga Homestay

Address: Jalan Pamugaran Bulak Laut, Pangandaran
T: (0265) 639 436; (0878) 2639 3801;  
Email: minitiga.etc@gmail.com
Web: https://minitigahomestay.weebly.com
Coordinates (for GPS): 108º38'55.57" E, 7º41'28.75" S
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Room rates: Under 150,000 Rp

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Sgl fan private bathroom
Economy room 120,000 rupiah for a bigger room
112,000 rupiah 112,000 rupiah
Dbl fan private bathroom
Economy room 160,000 rupiah for a bigger room
150,000 rupiah 150,000 rupiah
Sgl air-con private bathroom 160,000 rupiah 160,000 rupiah
Superior single room
Fan-cooled
168,000 rupiah 168,000 rupiah
Dbl air-con private bathroom 200,000 rupiah 200,000 rupiah
Deluxe single room
Air-con
200,000 rupiah 200,000 rupiah
Superior double room
Fan-cooled
210,000 rupiah 210,000 rupiah
Deluxe double room
Air-con
250,000 rupiah 250,000 rupiah

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