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Housekeeping12
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8.6

Excellent

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Excellent location - Inside city center
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FREE
Popular landmarks
Monkasel (Submarine Monument) 1.0 km
Tunjungan Plaza 1.2 km
Suramadu National Bridge 1.7 km
Tugu Pahlawan 2.4 km
Bungkul Park 3.4 km
Surabaya's Zoo 4.0 km
Sampoerna Museum 4.1 km
Surabaya Town Square 4.2 km
Pakuwon Food Festival 5.7 km
Masjid Nasional Al Akbar Surabaya 9.1 km
Nearby landmarks
Area Parkir Grand City 110 m
Taman Skate & BMX 160 m
Grand City Surabaya 200 m
The Grand City Mall 230 m
Grand City Mall 230 m
Gubeng Railway Station 240 m
Submarine Monument 250 m
Gubeng Train Station 250 m
Monumen Kapal Selam 250 m
Hero 270 m
Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya

"The best hostel I've stayed in Indonesia."

YANNI - April 3, 2018
 Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya
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Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya

Jalan Gubeng Pojok No 5, Surabaya Center, Surabaya, Indonesia, 60272 - See map
  • 260 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Breakfast [free]

  • Air conditioning

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Surabaya every 2 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.7
Location rating8.5
Nearest airportJuanda International Airport (SUB)
Distance to airport13.4 km

Rooms available at Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya

2-Bed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 4 m²/43 ft²
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  • 1 queen bed or 2 single bed...
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4-Bed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 8 m²/86 ft²
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  • 4 single beds
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3-Bed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
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  • 3 single beds
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8-Bed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
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  • 8 single beds
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Single Bed in Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 2 m²/22 ft²
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  • 1 single bed
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5-Bed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
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  • 5 single beds
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Double Beds
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  • Room size: 3 m²/32 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 bunk beds
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Single Bed
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  • Room size: 2 m²/22 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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Entire 8-Bed Private Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 8 bunk beds
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Entire 3-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 3 m²/32 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 3 bunk beds
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya?

Check-in is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 01:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya?

Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 150000 IDR. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hostel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hostel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. Parking options include a full-service valet for total ease.

Is breakfast offered at Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya?

Wake up to a great continental breakfast at Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya.

What is the smoking policy at Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya?

Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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What people love about Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya

  • 9.6
    Exceptional
    Location

    "Great location, cheap but nice hostel!"

    Wanda

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    October 8, 2018

  • 7.6
    Very good

    "we were quite happy with our stay."

    Chee

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    October 3, 2018

  • 8.8
    Excellent

    "I like the place and recomended"

    Rika

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    May 3, 2019

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Overall rating:
8.1
Excellent
367 reviews
Cleanliness
7.6
Facilities
7.5
Location
8.6
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Great location, cheap but nice hostel!
Wanda from Indonesia
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More about Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya

Well-placed in the shopping, business, restaurants area of Surabaya city, Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Surabaya. The property provides free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, car park, airport transfer to ensure the greatest comfort.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. The property's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Livinn Hostel City Center Surabaya is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort, and convenience in Surabaya.

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What they offer

9.6
Exceptional

"Room&bed are quiet and comfortable."

geraldine

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July 29, 2019

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Value for money8.7
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8.8
Excellent
Lie from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in October 2019

Excellent Staff, Location and Value for Money”

I'm a photographer, after doing my project in Surabaya I extend my trip for 1 day to take photo in Surabaya. Livinn is an excellent choice since the location is near places of interest. The staff is no doubt one of the best staff hostel I ever visit, friendly & helpful. Some of my concern are the toilet in 2nd floor is wet & stink, there's no soap available. I woke up 5am because of the noise and hot. The noise is because there are 2 big group was staying there, most of them is senior citizen, I think they not used to stay in backpacker hostel that have some basic rules like noice etc, early in the morning these 2 groups is getting ready to do their activity. My pod is hot because the AC suddenly not working properly, so I asked the staff downstairs and they quickly fixed the AC. One of the reasons I decided to stay here is I saw the photo that they have locker and smart card (I need it because I want to leave my laptop), turn out they only have 4 locker for one room.

Reviewed October 21, 2019

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8.0
Excellent
Himawan from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 2 nights in December 2018

Great hostel, Noisy locals,poor cleanliness”

been staying here everytime i visit surabaya, the problems is always be the same: cleanliness of the toilet, noisy local traveler (especially those who brings child into the dormitory room, like, really??), and the careless staff regarding the hostel condition This hostel should make a restrictions about the child who stay in the dormitory room, local traveler are usually the ones who makes a lot of noises and its pretty awful when you just wanna have a peaceful sleep. Positive side of this hostel is the affordable price with the great location in the center of surabaya, just across the old side door of surabaya gubeng station. Ac 24/7 and very cold, which is not a bad thing. Bed is also very comfortable and spacious. As i've said before,they have a potential to be the best hostel in surabaya and attracts a lot of global traveler but they need to fix all the problems they had

Reviewed January 01, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
Rizki from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in May 2018

Good capsule hostel”

Cheap accommodation suitable for fellow backpackers. This place is under the same.management of My Studio Hostel Surabaya. I personally like this place better than My Studio because it is easier to reach gubeng station from (it is easier to cross the road to gubeng). It is also literally behind Grand City Mall, so it is another convenient at hand.

Reviewed May 14, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
Mincho from Bulgaria
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 2 nights in February 2019

Backpackers' dream”

Extremely convenient location in the heart of Surabaya. Within a walking distance of Gubeng Baru train station, malls and numerous sightseeing spots. The hostel is very, very clean including beds, linens and toilets/bathrooms. Simple but tasty breakfast is available as well as tea and coffee - the latter 24/7. Outstanding WiFi quality and speed. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Definitely will stay here again and will recommend it to everyone who travels on a budget.

Reviewed February 28, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
dyah from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in July 2020

Property under construction ”

I was moved to My studio Hostel (location 2min away from livinn) right at the check in counter. Staff said that property will get renovated. There was no notice when I booked the hostel. The staff assisted me moved to my studio hostel. It was a bit hustle. But the staff was very kind..

Reviewed July 21, 2020

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8.8
Excellent
Mincho from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

Hidden gem”

Strategically located within a walking distance of Surabaya Gubeng Train station, city centre and numerous landmarks - Kapal Selam, Suroboyo Monument, malls and plenty of food options around. Good WiFi connection, free coffee & tea, simple yet tasty breakfast and amazing stuff. Clean beds and toilets/bathrooms. Ideal place for backpackers. Highly recommended!

Reviewed May 07, 2019

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7.2
Very good
Himawan from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in October 2018

great hostel with a continual problems”

People who stays at the dormitory, especially the locals one, are very noisy all day everydy. they make my stay and my sleep disturbed and staffs wouldnt even care! cleanliness also the main problem here, ive stay here for second time and toilet was a mess and freakin dirty, and always wet everytime i come in. The cigarettes rubbish is everywhere in the second floor, what a disturbing scenery Staffs always smiling, but didnt reallly care about the condition of the hostel. they always seems to only receive the checkin and check out process, thats it! they wouldnt care about the condition around them positive side is the location that very close to surabaya gubeng train station and grand city mall. its also very close to some of the great surabaya culinary destination. bed is also very comfortable and curtain give a privacy that much needed. ac is always strong 24/7 and for me thats a great matter As long as they fix the problems, possibly they can become the best hostel in surabaya. they should !

Reviewed October 07, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
Radhika from Switzerland
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 3 nights in January 2018

Exceptional”

Very nice hostel with good facilities and nice staff. I would go there again, as it is near to the train station and a mall (not that is's hard to find malls in Surabaya)

Reviewed February 02, 2018

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8.8
Excellent
irham from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in March 2019

Value for money”

Best value for money. Location is great too, in the center of surabaya. The room and toilet could be cleaner.

Reviewed March 17, 2019

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7.6
Very good
Chee from Malaysia
Couple
Double Beds
Stayed 1 night in September 2018

Good location and value for money”

Stayed at Livinn on 2 separate nights. The bunk was comfortable, though the bed sheet is slightly dirty looking. On our first night we were not given the 2 towels. Upon asking, staff told us towels only available the next day at 7am. But we were tired traveler that needed to take a shower in the evening. End up we bought 2 new towels from the mall next to the hostel. When we went back to the hostel that night, we saw new guest checked in and staff given the guest clean towel. That's totally unfair! When we went back for the 2nd night stay 2 days later. Same thing happen that we do not have towels upon checking in. Staff again said no more towel. Staff told us will bring the towels to us later that night. But we have to go request for it rather than they proactive and it to us when the towel were made available. Other than that we were quite happy with our stay. The inconsiderate noise made by mainly local traveller were expected.

Reviewed October 03, 2018

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8.8
Excellent
melly from Indonesia
Family with young children
Double Beds
Stayed 1 night in October 2019

Clean room, cheap, perfect location”

I was staying in double bed, and apparently not quiet enough to sleep for 2 adults + 1 child ( 4yo ) so we rent another bed. The aircon in the room i was staying setup automatically off every 1 hour. It was annoyed us.. because the room has no window or fan at all. So when the aircon turned off, it was very fuggy and hot. The bathroom very limited. 2 bathroom + 2 closet for maybe 20 person ? Although the bathroom always being cleaned up in the morning.. for that many people use it, it goes very dirty at mid day. I think the hostel should clean it at least 3 times a day. Bread for breakfast was OK, and tea & coffee 24 hours free.. and the rest was great. I Couldn't ask for more for that cheap price.

Reviewed October 09, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Evalynn from Thailand
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in December 2017

Best quality and good price. ”

The price is very cheap compared to the quality. The location is the best where you can walk 1 minute to the Grand city mall. The bunk bed is very private with curtain and it smells nice. I love the most that there is a rule of no noise, no food inside the bed area. Most guests here are respectful. Staffs are very helpful and friendly. I appreciated very much when they helped me speak with the local taxi. Bath room and toilet is clean. Fare breakfast and 24 hour tea and coffee. Highly recommend everyone to stay here.

Reviewed December 28, 2017

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9.6
Exceptional
Meilinda from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in July 2019

Nice hostel in the middle of town”

Near from Stasiun Gubeng, near from Grand City Center Mall. Cleaning is good, quiet, free breakfast

Reviewed July 28, 2019

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7.6
Very good
Hatha from Indonesia
Group
Double Beds
Stayed 2 nights in December 2019

Very good”

The location is really near from Gubeng Station, walk-able, but if you're using car / motorcycle 'ojek", good luck in finding the location because the road nearby is one way only and you'll need to "turn around", a bit. The receptionist is really helping and so kind, there are lot of snacks and drinks that can be bought there. Check-in and check-out process is really easy. When some of the reviewers complaining about the "wet" and "smelly" bathroom. I don't find it. Maybe it's better to have some "mat" or "keset" in front of the room. One of the minus is, no locker at all. We have to put our luggage on the bed which is quite disappointing. The other minus that I experienced was the other guests who are staying longer than I am is way too noisy and couldn't read the "must be silent after 10PM time". I can sleep only after taking some sleeping pills before. Overall, it's a good hostel, but only good for 1 night only, not for long terms stay.

Reviewed December 27, 2019

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8.4
Excellent
Sangka from Indonesia
Business traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 2 nights in October 2018

Best Value for transit hostel near Gubeng Station”

Best price to value hostel for transit near Gubeng Station, I can sleep soundly due to curtain in the bed. gyest footwear can enter the room thus affected cleanliness the room. No locker for me during my visit

Reviewed November 02, 2018

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9.2
Exceptional
hibatul from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 2 nights in October 2019

Good but....”

I was unlucky when I was there. There was a live music concert just behind the building. Also the other guest were very noisy in the early morning, hostel need to emphasize to local guests about being silent inside the room.

Reviewed October 12, 2019

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7.2
Very good
Dian from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 1 night in June 2018

Great location! Gubeng station by walking”

Comfortable place to stay when in Surabaya. Great location in central, got to Gubeng Station by only walking. The staff weren’t that nice and responsive at all. You have to follow the rules for check-in hour.

Reviewed June 21, 2018

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8.4
Excellent
Argo from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Single Bed
Stayed 3 nights in August 2018

Good Capsule Hostel”

Good capsule hostel near Gubeng Station, capsule size is lil bit narrow for peoples with tall and big body like me. Free toast for breakfast. Bathroom need to be cleaned more often. No lockers for suitcase/backpack in the room, be aware of your belongings although this place is safe.

Reviewed September 06, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
YANNI from China
Couple
2-Bed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in April 2018

highly recommend”

the best hostel I've stayed in Indonesia. Good service. Room is tiny and clean.

Reviewed April 03, 2018

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9.2
Exceptional
Anggarani
Solo traveler
Double Beds
Stayed 1 night in October 2019

Great accommodation with great price”

Comfortable bed, nice facilities, warm staffs and easy to go everywhere from this hostel. Really recommended for solo traveler or backpacker

Reviewed October 27, 2019

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