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ImamBonjol Hostel Reviews

Jalan Imam Bonjol 177 B, Semarang, Indonesia

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22 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 67%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 50%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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The imam bonjol hostel is good value for your money, only 100K for a private room. It does have a western toilet and not a squad toilet like other reviews suggested. The only thing is: THIS IS NOT A BACKPACKERS PLACE. Only stay here for the bed, not to meet people or other backpacker related business.


Fair host but not a backpackers hostel. Provide free water. Close to train station and next to a snack shop. Wifi was ok. Small locker outside room. However, All locals- be prepared to be gawped at constantly- not relaxing. Ok wifi. Staff don't speak good English and couldn't give any tourist information eg things to do and transport links, but we're quite nice. No toilet paper. Squat toilets. Advertised hot showers big not hot after 8am- designed for locals who get up early. Could be cleaner.

  • 9th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


nice hostel in semarang. having just driven from jakarta, i arrived a little later than expected (at 5am) but the staff there bent over backwards to help and were extremely friendly in the process.


Very nice and comfortable hostel,so clean and very privacy.look home for me. I ll be back if go to Semarang again and very recomend for Semarang travel tourists


I'm not sure why this hostel has such a low average rating, it's not too bad, I imagine it's because there is no shower, (only a mandi) and squat toilets. The hotel is very clean and rooms have aircon and you get glass of tea and a bun for breakfast. Location is so-so, it feels quite far from the Chinese quarter and from the main roundabout/town square but it is quite close to the airport which is handy. I'd probably stay here again if I come back to Semarang.

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