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Begadang Backpackers

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Jump into the world's first, huge, glass tile, funky Mushroom shaped SWIMMING POOL!


We are located on the North West of the Island on the beautiful sunset side just 15 MINUTES WALK or short ride in a horse taxi from the harbour. When you prefer to relax away from the busy harbour area, this is the place for you! We are 200m from the sunset beach surrounded by lots of nice bars and delicious restaurants. We have:

4 and 8 Bed Deluxe Dorms: AC, Ensuite Hot Bamboo Shower and Toilet, Lockers, Bedside Lights,
6 Bed Budget Dorm: Giant open hut dorm with pull down blinds on 3 sides, Mosquito Net, Fan, Locked Storage, and Shared Hot Showers
Budget Bamboo Huts (2m x 2m) Open hut with pull down blinds all sides, 120cm Mattress, with Mosquito Net, Fan, Lockers
Deluxe Bamboo Huts (2m x 3m) Enclosed Private Hut with 160cm mattress, Fan, Clothes Cabinet with Locker and Mosquito net

All areas have FREE WIFI, and we have a shared kitchen with free tea and coffee, shared fridge, huge 24 square meter chill out lounge by the pool with hammocks, bean bags. The Begadang Boat Bar is onsite, a lovely cheap restaurant that deliver, and mini mart over the road. We also have Slack Line, Volley Ball, Basket Ball, Table Tennis, Didgeridoo, Juggling Clubs, Cards Against Humanity, Exploding Kittens (Game!) and have bikes for rent.

Oh! And Begadang means: ‘To stay up all night talking' in Indonesian!
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Sat 24 Mar 2018 - Tue 27 Mar 2018 Change
Selling out fast!

Room Summary

Sat 24th March 2018 - Tue 27th March 2018

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  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Free WiFi
  • Security Lockers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Common Room
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Adaptors
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Reading Light
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Steam Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games


  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note


***We are 15 mins walk from the harbour or 100,000 IDR for a 5 minutes horse taxi ride.***

It can be a hot walk in the day. Please consider this BEFORE booking. There are other hostels in the harbour.

***Breakfast is not included.***

We support a local restaurant over the road, they have awesome cheap breakfast (lunch and dinner) that can be delivered to the hostel. We also have a fully kitted out hostel kitchen if you want to make your own - there is a mini mart over the road. We are not going to change that and stop supporting our local neighbour.

***We have a 24 hours cancellation policy.***

You have until 6pm the day before you arrive to cancel or change the date of arrival for free. After 6pm the day before you arrive cancellation or changing arrival dates results in being charged for the first night.

***Free WIFI is 3mb satellite***

The service will not be the same speed and reliability as what you get in a city. We pay a fortune for this and would pay more to get something better, but currently there is no other option in Gili Air.

***Guests are required to be quiet and considerate after 12am***

Our bar closes at 12am. When you want to sleep much earlier than 12am please message us before you arrive and we will do our best to allocate a bed furthest from the bar.

***Please bring your own padlock***

Or you can buy one in the Mini Mart opposite.

***Cats Cats Cats***

We have lots, and they sometimes like to find guests and cuddle up. Please consider this if you have allergies.

*** Please check the pictures and the explanation in the hostel description for the 6 bed dorm and private huts so you know what to expect before you book.***

We are still a project in progress. The 8 and 4 bed AC dorms are made to a very high standard with ensuite hot shower. However, due to demand we have added much more basic 6 bed dorms and small private huts with fans. We will not refund your first night's stay when you have not checked the listing/room description/pictures and have not paid attention to what you booked. We have made it as clear as the listing will allow, and added room descriptions to the main description.

We price our huts in line with the cheapest local homestays. It's a small Island and it's not wise or fair to undercut local owned business on price. On Gili Air you can get a proper full size bungalow with breakfast for the same price as our small hut. We understand these huts are not for everyone :) Please don't choose our little huts on an island full of homestays, and then complain that they are not full size bungalows. We provide a different experience - like the pool, lounge, games, table tennis, slack line, kitchen, bar, etc. We will do everything we can to keep adding to make the atmosphere and your experience special, we just can't price under the cheapest local home stays.

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay

Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

Latest Review

" Great hostel, great staff, clean, location is a bit far from the harbour but it's fine if you enjoy walking or cycling... Would definitely recommend this hostel to everyone. "

- zhasan4262
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