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Jalan Ngadinegaran MJ III/46 Gang Cempaka, Yogyakarta T: (0821) 3832 0181

Sae Sae Hostel

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If you’d prefer to stay with friends, but don’t know anyone in Yogya, Sae Sae Hostel is the perfect alternative.

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Tucked into a quiet corner, a 10-minute walk to Jalan Prawirotaman, this wonderfully warm and welcoming home-like hostel offers more than just a place to sleep.

The owners are full of insights to this wonderful town and are keen for the world to be a smaller more personable place, encouraging strangers to become friends. This peace and love attitude extends to the decor, a comfortable eclectic mix of boho-chic and down-to-earth relaxing spaces, offering plenty of opportunities for conversation and communication.

Of course you can sleep too, and Sae Sae Hostel provides two mixed air-con dorms, one with 10 beds and one with six and four comfortable private fan-cooled rooms with share bathrooms, and all are spotless. Sturdy bunk beds in the dorm offer individual reading lamps and power outlets. Muted tones of grey with rich blue and burgundy sheets feel restful before you’ve even laid down your head. Lockers are available, but didn’t seem large enough for bags, and most travellers store bags near the beds.

Private rooms are fairly simple and different colourful feature walls set the tone for each room, sparsely furnished with just a comfortable bed, and some hanging space. Outdoor bamboo bathrooms enjoy hot-water showers, and the toilets supply “neverending toilet paper” with an additional bathroom inside the house, all super clean too. A fully equipped kitchen is available for guests and there’s an honesty bar for drinks as well as free coffee, tea and drinking water anytime. We like their suggestion: “Make art. Make love. Make tea. Make coffee.” WiFi is included, although breakfast isn’t, but a selection of tasty treats are available.

The friendly, sociable attitude of this relaxed place makes Sae Sae Hostel and excellent backpacker pick. Alternatively Good Karma offers a similar vibe, or closer to the Kraton, Rumah Zen is a small and friendly choice too.

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Walk-in rates at Sae Sae Hostel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm air-con
90,000 rupiah
90,000 rupiah
Dbl fan share bathroom
180,000 rupiah
180,000 rupiah
Room: Dorm air-con, low season: 90,000 rupiah, high season 90,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Dbl fan share bathroom, low season: 180,000 rupiah, high season 180,000 rupiah. Notes:

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Sae Sae Hostel
Jalan Ngadinegaran MJ III/46 Gang Cempaka, Yogyakarta
T: (0821) 3832 0181
Coordinates (for GPS): 110º21'53.83" E, 7º48'55.31" S
Room rates: Under 150,000 Rp

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