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Jl Garuda 41, Sumbawa Besar

(0371) 21 754 T: (0371) 23 779

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Samawa Transit Hotel

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This is arguably the smartest hotel in downtown Sumbawa Besar, with immaculate modern rooms, professional staff and a location just a short walk from the airport terminal.

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If you’re one with a keen eye for cleanliness, you don’t mind being a little away from downtown, and this fits within your budget, then look no further. Facilities include flatscreen TV, free WiFi, hot-water shower (the bathroom we were shown was probably the cleanest, most sparkling we saw in all of Sumbawa) and a small desk. Beds are firm and with good linen, a decorative throw and a bedside light. The single rooms are compact, but the standards have enough space and come in both double and twin configurations. Deluxes are bigger again and come with a private balcony but we’d say not worth the extra money. There is a restaurant on site and the staff are friendly. With just over a dozen rooms, if you know your dates, it pays to make a reservation -- the hotel was full when we visited, but the friendly staff obligingly showed us the room of a guest who was yet to check in. The hotel has a second property, the beachside Samawa Seaside Cottages, which looks out towards Moyo Island and is 21 kilometres north of Sumbawa Besar’s airport. Rates start at 1,700,000 rupiah and while we didn’t take a look, if you were in Sumbawa Besar for a stretch and found Kencana Beach too rundown, this might be worth investigating.

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Walk-in rates at Samawa Transit Hotel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Standard single room
330,000 rupiah
330,000 rupiah
Standard double room
380,000 rupiah
380,000 rupiah
Deluxe double room
520,000 rupiah
520,000 rupiah
Room: Standard single room, low season: 330,000 rupiah, high season 330,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Standard double room, low season: 380,000 rupiah, high season 380,000 rupiah. Notes:
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: 520,000 rupiah, high season 520,000 rupiah. Notes:

Where is Samawa Transit Hotel

Samawa Transit Hotel
(0371) 21 754
T: (0371) 23 779
Coordinates (for GPS): 117º24'41.52" E, 8º29'10.37" S
Room rates: 150,000 to 400,000 Rp

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