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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed our stay. The rooms were basic, but clean. We opted for a fan bedroom with bathroom, and made good use out of the pool. The family who run this homestay are very friendly and helpful, offering free drop off and pick up in to the town centre!

1 Thank Trina C
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We only stayed there for one night but our experience was great. Staff is very friendly, food is good, rooms are decent... It is very close to Pura Batu Bolong temple. They also organized us a transfer to Gili Meno but they put us on the 12pm boat instead of 9am after we specifically told them several times we want... More 

1 Thank Bojan D
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016

just a 1-minute walk to the beach. the owners are friendly, the staff is ready to help and the accommodation is available easily. close to the pura batu bolong , Bukit Malimbu and yessy cafe famous delicious and cheap!!!we'll back here.nice pleace!!!

1 Thank Raya D
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We organized a day trip to the gilis through the front desk. We arrived by 9am (our reservation time) and were told the driver had gone to buy gas. After waiting 30minutes, he arrived, and on the way to the harbor we noticed the car had exactly one bar on the gas meter, so it's not clear what gas he'd... More 

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wayan s, Owner at BaleKu, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. 1. You don't waiting 30 minutes but only 15 minutes. 2. The car that we organized for your group in the morning is good car. 3. All boat trip from Senggigi for hoping island are same size. We also already told about it to some one make a deal (not You). Because we never met... More 

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I never normally leave bad reviews but i wouldnt want other guests to make the same mistake we did........ Where do I start. On arrival at baleku we was greated by who I believe was the owner/manager who seemed polite enough. We noticed that the pool was completely out of use with builders nocking all the tiles off and making... More 

1 Thank Katherine G
Yandina, Australia
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50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We had one night to transit in Senggigi so opted for the cheapest place with a pool - Baleku. We arrived after dark and the place looked pretty average but the staff were reasonably welcoming and let us have our pick of the cheapest rooms. Each had concrete floor and fan with outside bathroom. The rooms had seen better days... More 

1 Thank MaroochyRiver
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Initially I had an ok stay here. Nice pool, large room complete with cute but loud Gecko and the team seemed friendly in fact when some friends came to lombok the next day they joined me at the hostel on y recommendation. It wasn't that clean but I'm pretty unfussy when it comes to accommodation/ and have stayed in some... More 

2 Thank Jayne2006
Eka B, Owner at BaleKu, responded to this review

Sorry if you feel uncomfortable stay at our hotel, Thank you already commented on Tripadvisor that we think too much to make comments, we just help you to get the best rates, Case Flores we just give Best price, not us force to you purchase program at our hotel, because you who have money you are entitled to buy anywhere.... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Best value for money. The people who run the place are great, and there is a good variety of staff. Rooms vary, if you are looking for a good room ask for upstairs. Pool is cool, and there is a awesome patio/rooftop area where my friends and i could chill out. Staff also were very helpful with transport, renting bikes,... More 

2 Thank Corban F
Lobith, The Netherlands
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103 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

You get what you payed for, don't expect any luxury. It's a pleasant little homestay with friendly staff, the rooms are very very basic. I stayed in the lowest category which means the room has a double bed, fan, tv, outside bathroom (shower made of bamboo). It's reasonably clean. You also get a towel and toilet paper. However, when you... More 

1 Thank JolienElise
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Baleku is a lovely homestay runned by a really nice and help full family. You feel right at home. They have fan rooms and aircon rooms and a nice swimming pool as well. Prices are fare. If you need trekking or transport organised just ask and they will take good care of you!!

1 Thank Sicco S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BALE KU Homestay & Restaurant is a CHEAP HOMESTAY in SENGGIGI are situated on the coast road and are only one hour from Lembar Ferry Port and 90 mins from Lombok International airport just 90 mins. Also very close to the Boat for the GILIS ISLAND making us a great stop-off location for a trip to or from the Gilis or for your first few nights in LOMBOK. Simply cross the road in front and you are on the BEACH. The price start from only Rp. 150.000,-/night (not for high season). All paket is including BREAKFAST, FREE INTERNET, FREE TRANSPORT, FREE MOVIE EVERY NIGHT Let,s come and feel oue FRIENDLY SERVICE. Baleku also provides massage services, tour arrangements, Ticketing, car rentals, motor bike and bycicle. Laundry services are also available !!! Let,s come and feel our FRIENDLY SERVICE ... more   less 

Additional Information about BaleKu

Address: Jalan Raya, Senggigi, Lombok 83121, Indonesia (Formerly BaleKampung Senggigi)
Region: Indonesia > West Nusa Tenggara > Lombok > Senggigi
Price Range: RM44 - RM89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BaleKu 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“this place is awesome view.”
 of 5 bubbles 37rayad, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Maybe try for a more expensive room”
 of 5 bubbles MaroochyRiver, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose the room with aircon and hot shower”
 of 5 bubbles mahalkitam2013, 19 Jan 2014 | Read review
“choose a lombok style room, u will get more breeze check the bathroom before, coz some rooms the bathroom is not clean and dark.”
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“we were upstairs which is more private but i think shower less powerful”
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