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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for two nights. The room was clean and comfy. Homestay is located 4 mins from main street, which enables you to rest from crowds and noises. However, there is definitaly a need of renovation. The toilet flush was not working well - need of using trash bin. Sink was moving like crazy. These are small things which...

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Reviewed 21 August 2015

We ended up staying for a week! Absolutely loved the Gilie islands.... but isn't the cheapest place to be. We were very lucky to find great homestay, great value for money {it was so cheap especially compared to anywhere else we looked). The rooms are a good size and clean. The beds are comfy. The bathroom is basic but we...

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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

After just arriving at Gili T, me and a friend were aiming to stay at a bungalow where two travel friends were staying. Before finding this particular place,we needed a cheap temporary place to stay and freshen up. Burned up and exhausted from walking around the streets, we came across the "Black Sand"-hostel where we eventually stayed. It was unexpectedly...

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2Thank Marcell1989
Seville, Spain
Reviewed 29 May 2015

In an island where prices are french or german designed we found this little oasis at more than reasonable prices. Its owner/manager is called Black, he is honest and flexible. If you stay more than 2 days you may get a good price in a AC Room. Internet works fine too. Dont expect a 4-5 star hotel but i must...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We spend there a week in march 2015 (rainy season-but was not this rainy). First night in twin bed room / fan for 150k. Moved then to A/C double bed room for 200k/night. Third row from shore. Accomodation for backpacker. 300 m to beachfront (beach shoes recommended (stones, dead corals). + friendly and helpful staff, good english skills + fair...

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1Thank K K
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Black and his staff are the most beautiful and nicest people I´ve met during my travel through southeast Asia. Beside the best banana pancakes in the world, the nice garden and the pretty rooms is Black the best guest father in the world. He keeps care of you and you can play guitar with all his friends in the evening,...

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1Thank Stefanie M
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

I stayed in a hostel for a few days when I first came to Gili T to meet people, then biked around a little to find the right place to make my home for the following week. I'm so glad I found Black Sand. It's just on the better edge of town, away from the noise of the bars, cockerels...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Good: Cheap (200k a night) , friendly, good breakfast, clean, the owner is cool; we came back one night and he and his friends/employees were all having a sing song around candle light (since the power had been cut off - this is normail ish on the island) we were invited and he then invited us out for drinks with...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

Location: Quite a walk down to the main area. Around 3-4 minutes walk but if u got a bike its not a problem.. Everyone walks in the island as well.. Close proximity to everything on the strip.. Room: Limited availability on rooms but it was tidy and clean. We got the room with fan. No issues at all.. I like...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. Clean room and really really friendly staff. Showers were cold, but you'll only find hot ones in resorts at the other side of the island. The atmosphere of here is unmatched anywhere. Would definitely recommend to stay at Black Sands. They only have 4 rooms though..

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Address: Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > West Nusa Tenggara > Lombok > Gili Islands > Gili Trawangan
Price Range: RM156 - RM556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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 of 5 bubbles 951stefaniem, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“there all ok.”
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 of 5 bubbles 280MarkB, 16 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Whe had the newer rooms with AC but all the rooms looked nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Bradt1967, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Rooms 4 and 5 have air conditioning and are cooler than 1 and 2.”
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 of 5 bubbles DonnaM1965, 7 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Choose air con rooms for more comfort.”
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 of 5 bubbles DonnaM1965, 2 Jul 2012 | Read review
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