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Laura's Backpacker 523

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

If we should categorize this hostel, this would be FOOD Hostel! We serve free Indonesian breakfast and DINNER! If you are on diet, this is not the hostel for you :p. We have a small animal rescue as well :)! This hostel is for people who love food and animal :p

We are only 7 minutes walking distance to Lempuyangan and Yogyakarta train station, Malioboro Shopping street, and Transjogja bus stop. Easy access everywhere to visit the city's attractions or the world's famous temples.

Its not allowed to drink alcohol here bcoz of the local's rule, but we usually go to bars nearby together. Just ask us, we know some good places around for that.

Every bed has its own power plug, reading lamp and curtains for your privacy. All rooms with aircon

Check in time is at 2 pm everyday, but you could request an early check in and its possible if we have beds available. This is a hostel with dormitory style beddings and we rent per bed.

We have motorbikes to rent. We can help you to book tours as well! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 May 2019
    Good location (near both stations and at the start of the major shopping street). Rooms are comfortable and clean. Breakfast and dinner is included in the price and are a tasty selection of local food. Laura is there every night and gives great advice about sights to see in Yogyakarta and beyond. Place has a great atmosphere with everyone sitting down for dinner together at 6pm, (bintangs are available despite the blurb above). If you are very lucky Laura May also show you her snake collection!
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 May 2019
    Probably 1 of the best hostels I’ve stayed in. The atmosphere is amazing. Dinner is included in the price so everyone comes back to the hotel, so there’s always lots of people to chat to. The food is really tasty and you can eat as much as you want, same with breakfast, there’s often enough left over for lunch. The staff are super friendly and are willing to go out of their way to help. Laura is also very funny and and chills in the evening. Rooms are decent, toilets are clean, central location.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Apr 2019
    I absolutely loved staying at Laura's Backpackers! It was so a chill hostel with an absolutely amazing vibe! The free dinners were delicious and the beds were comfy! I also always appreciate having curtains around the beds to add a little more privacy.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Apr 2019
    Perfect spot, amazing recommendations from Laura. If you have a snake phobia, maybe not the best place to stay at. But it’s a really cool snake, the only rule is not to touch its head. I highly recommend this hostel!! Thanks
    France, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 May 2019
    Highly recommend staying here! The free breakfast and dinner are delicious, plenty of food and different everyday. Laura is lovely and does all she can to help people plan their travels. The rest of the staff were friendly and helpful too. The beds are comfy and the a/c is good. They also provide lockers. Great atmosphere as well. Stay here - it’s great!
    Wales, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 Apr 2019
    I loved the stay here. The food was really good and the aircon made for such a comfortable sleep. My only comments would be that since the toilets and showers are in the same little room, you are constantly having to wipe off wet toilet seats. I would definitely stay here again!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    24 Mar 2019
    If I could give this place a higher "Value for Money" rating, I would. I mean, this is just amazing for a traveler. They serve breakfast and dinner! And it is very good food! And you can refill your water bottle, so you do not have to buy water. The staff is very helpful.
    Denmark, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    13 Apr 2019
    Laura’s Hostel is 10min walking from the train station and Malioboro street. Vibes are amazing. Staff is nice and very helpful, the hostel is safe. Plates are very tasty, except for those who hate garlic. They organize a lot of cheap initiatives, trips and workshops. If there’s something that I can honestly say I didn’t appreciate is the cleaning in our room and in our toilet. Floors are white and you can easily see if they’re dirty. The Wi-Fi doesn’t work well and you have to login every time.
    Italy, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    09 May 2019
    Nice hostel with a great atmosphere from a lovely host - still busy even during Ramadan. The hostel is split in two along a side street but doesn’t matter too much. Well cleaned every day but still has the usual dirt which people bring in - please allow people to wear flip-flops inside because the hall gets dirty! Some staff could be more helpful finding places to eat lunch which are close (but it is harder in Ramadan). Good (veggie) food which is a backpackers bonus!!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 5.4

    Rating

    19 Apr 2019
    I was very surprised at the state if the hostel given the high score. The bathroom was not clean and smelled. The soap container was empty and you can tell that it had been there for sometime. The bunk bed curtains were missing and broken. In general it just wasn't clean. The floors were full of hair and dust and the blanket they gave me smelled of mothballs. The staff was very helpful but for such a high score I expected things to be cleaner and in working order.
    Canada, Female, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Linen Not Included
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi

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