Yo Yo's Hotel

Yo Yo's Hotel

Great beachfront lawn garden

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Step into this microcosm of the once lively miner scene towards the southern reaches of Yo Yo’s.

Travelfish says:

Think restaurant adorned with Anzac, Wallabies and Allblacks posters, Hash House reports and so on -- this is a true Antipodean taster in the southern reaches of Sumbawa. The main accommodation is in the form of a couple of rows of longhouses that face onto one another directly behind reception -- if you can’t find anyone at reception (highly likely) go down to the restaurant to see if you can rouse someone. Prices are perhaps a little high for the area, but the gardens and lawn grounds are very pleasant and very kid friendly -- there is a playground on-site beside the restaurant. The largely Western menu is comprehensive and the drinks list equally impressive -- we’re sure we spotted a bottle of Bundaberg Rum behind the bar. Even if you’re not staying here, swing by for a chat -- the owner, originally from Tasmania, is a chatty, friendly guy, with some interesting tales to tell -- staff also generally very helpful and friendly. Afternoon drinks are a regular item here among the dwindling number of expats still in the area.

Contact details for Yo Yo's Hotel

Address: Southern end of the beach
T: (0819) 1692 2327;  
Email: yoyoshotel@yahoo.co.id
Web: http://www.yoyoshotel.info/
Coordinates (for GPS): 116º44'21.62" E, 8º58'58.69" S
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Room rates: 150,000 to 400,000 Rp

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Dbl air-con private bathroom
Surfer camp
150,000 rupiah 150,000 rupiah
Standard double room 250,000 rupiah 250,000 rupiah
Deluxe double room 450,000 rupiah 450,000 rupiah

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Stuart McDonald co-founded Travelfish.org with Samantha Brown in 2004. He has lived in Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia, where he worked as an under-paid, under-skilled language teacher, an embassy staffer, a newspaper web-site developer, freelancing and various other stuff. His favourite read is The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton.

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