7.5

Very good
2.2% this month
/10
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Housekeeping6
Breakfast3
Shops1
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7.4

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - Inside city center
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Yogyakarta Palace 840 m
Taman Sari Water Castle 1.0 km
Ratu Boko Temple 14.8 km
Ramayana Ballet at Prambanan 15.4 km
Sewu Temple 16.2 km
Plaosan Temple 16.6 km
Ullen Sentalu Museum 23.7 km
Pindul Cave 35.1 km
Nearby landmarks
GOR Ngampilan 190 m
Taman Parkir Ngabean 230 m
Puskesmas Ngampilan 380 m
Bakpia Djava 390 m
Apotek Benny Farma 400 m
Jogja National Museum 480 m
Bakpia Pathuk 25 500 m
Rumah Sakit PKU Muhammadiyah 520 m
Posyandu Pala 3 530 m
Kauman Grand Mosque 610 m
Yogyakarta Backpacker 1

"The room extremely big, hot water working fine."

Haryadi - October 6, 2019
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Yogyakarta Backpacker 1

Jalan Purwodiningratan Ng 1/915, Ngampilan, Yogyakarta City Center, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 55261 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Strategically situated in Yogyakarta City Center, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Taman Sari Water Castle. This 3-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

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  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Breakfast [free]

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

Value for money7.9
Distance to city center0.5 km
Location rating7.4
Nearest airportAdisucipto International Airport (JOG)
Distance to airport8.3 km

Rooms available at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1

Very good
Room comfort & quality

7.7

Superior Double Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Classic Suite
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed
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Female Bunk Bed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Street view
  • 6 single beds
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Bed in Male Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
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Junior Suite
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
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6 Bed Dormitory
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  • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
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Double Room Suite
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    Junior Suite (No Window,Area:40)
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      Dormitory
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        Bed in dormitory FEMALE ROOM
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          Frequently asked questions

          What time is check-in and check-out at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          Check-in is from 01:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 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 hotel 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 Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          For those who wish to drive their own cars, Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Yogyakarta with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

          What are my dining options at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

          What is the smoking policy at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

          What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          Tugu Railway Station is the closest train, metro, or bus station, about 1.4 km away from Yogyakarta Backpacker 1.

          What restaurants are nearby Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          Yogyakarta Backpacker 1’s neighborhood is Yogyakarta City Center which includes popular restaurants such as Gulai Kepala Ikan Bank Jo, Gudeg Kendil Bu Etik and Agi Bakpia.

          What popular shopping places are close to Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 is located in Yogyakarta City Center area which features shopping places such as Beringharjo Market, Malioboro Mall and Bakpia Djava.

          What are popular attractions near Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          Yogyakarta Backpacker 1’s location in the Yogyakarta City Center neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Yogyakarta Palace, Taman Pintar Science Park and Yogyakarta Fortress Museum.

          What popular beaches are close to Yogyakarta Backpacker 1?

          Yogyakarta Backpacker 1’s Yogyakarta City Center neighborhood also includes Kukup Beach.

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          What people love about Yogyakarta Backpacker 1

          • 10

            Exceptional
            Spaciousness

            "The room extremely big, hot water working fine."

            Haryadi

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            October 6, 2019

          • 10

            Exceptional
            Location

            "Food stall, indomaret is easy to reach when you need to supply water or small snack."

            Haryadi

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            October 6, 2019

          • 7.2

            Very good
            Location

            "Strategic location, big room, staff friendly, restaurant every where (specially local food), many mini market near the hotel, close to malioboro"

            Lovely

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            April 19, 2019

          Property ranking|Compared to 1,650 Yogyakarta properties
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          Room comfort score
          7.7/10
          Room size
          28 sqm.
          Cheapest price score
          Service score
          7.9/10
          Better than
          95
          %
          of Yogyakarta properties
          Bigger than
          92
          %
          of Yogyakarta properties
          Better than
          83
          %
          of Yogyakarta properties
          Better than
          81
          %
          of Yogyakarta properties
          Overall rating:

          7.5

          Very good
          665 reviews
          Cleanliness
          7.5
          Facilities
          7.0
          Location
          7.4
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          What travelers say they love:
          The facilities were great!
          Rika from Malaysia
          Solo traveler
          More about Yogyakarta Backpacker 1

          More about Yogyakarta Backpacker 1

          Yogyakarta Backpacker 1

          See the best of Yogyakarta with a stay at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1, which puts you right in the city center amidst the many sights and landmarks. With its convenient location, you can easily access to the city's must-see destinations. Looking for lots of choices? Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 spoils you for choices in activities, with its convenient location just 1.0 km from the Taman Sari Water Castle.
          The range of services provided by Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 ensures all travelers get the most out of their stay. Never be out of touch with your contacts, with free Wi-Fi offered throughout your stay. Taxi services provided by the hotel make exploring Yogyakarta even more convenient. If you plan to arrive by car, you'll appreciate the hotel's free parking, right on-site.
          Front desk services including luggage storage can assist with your needs. If you need, the tours can even help you book tickets and reservations at all the best shows and programs nearby. Staying for a long time, or just need clean clothes? At the hotel, your favorite travel outfits will be kept clean and available with laundry service provided on-site. For lazy days and nights, in-room conveniences like room service and daily housekeeping let you make the most of your room.
          Smoking is limited to designated areas only, for the health and well-being of all guests and staff.
          Feel right at home during your stay at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1. Some rooms at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 are equipped with air conditioning for your convenience. Some rooms at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 include separate living room and balcony or terrace as part of their design layout. In-room entertainment such as in-room video streaming, is provided for guests in select rooms.
          The hotel also offers a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker, bottled water, instant tea and mini bar in some rooms for when you feel like it is needed. Knowing that bathroom amenities play an important role in increasing guests' satisfaction, the hotel provides a hair dryer, toiletries and bathrobes in some select rooms.


          Dining and things to do

          Nothing starts a morning better than a delicious free breakfast, which you'll always enjoy at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1. Vending machines are on 24 hours a day, so you can grab a snack at any time of day or night. Guests who prefer to make their own meals will love the in-house shared kitchen available here.
          Never let a day go wasted when you're at Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 with all the activities and facilities provided. Have fun with your friends or family, or even meet new people at the shared lounge and TV area.


          Reasons to stay here

          Rooms don't get much cheaper than here, being less than 83% of the city's accommodation.
          Know you'll get excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated it above 93% of the city's accommodation.
          It's hard to beat the room comfort here, which is rated higher than 95% of other accommodations in Yogyakarta.

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          Amenities and facilities
          Very good
          Facilities

          7

          Most talked about facilities

          Breakfast

          46 mentions

          Housekeeping

          30 mentions

          Internet

          10 mentions

          Food & Dining

          8 mentions

          Languages spoken

          • English
          • Indonesian

          Internet access

          • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
          • Wi-Fi in public areas

          Things to do, ways to relax

          • Tours

          Cleanliness and safety

          • Breakfast in room
          • First aid kit
          • Safe dining setup
          • Shared stationery removed
          • Staff trained in safety protocol

          Dining, drinking, and snacking

          • Breakfast [free]
          • Kitchen
          • Room service
          • Shared kitchen
          • Vending machine

          Services and conveniences

          • Daily housekeeping
          • Elevator
          • Food delivery
          • Invoice provided
          • Laundry service
          • Luggage storage
          • Smoking area

          Access

          • Check-in [24-hour]
          • Front desk [24-hour]
          • Pets allowed

          Getting around

          • Car park [free of charge]
          • Taxi service

          Available in all rooms

          • Air conditioning
          • Free bottled water
          • Hair dryer
          • Non-smoking
          Location
          Jalan Purwodiningratan Ng 1/915, Ngampilan, Yogyakarta City Center, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 55261
          Very good
          Location

          7.4

          Airports

          • Adisucipto International Airport (JOG)
            8.3 km
          • Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA)
            34.7 km

          Public transportation

          • Tugu Railway Station
            1.5 km
          • Lempuyangan Railway station
            2.3 km

          Hospital or clinic

          • Puskesmas Ngampilan
            380 m

          Shopping

          • Beringharjo Market
            850 m

          Convenience store

          • Indomaret
            160 m

          Cash withdrawal

          • ATM
            100 m
          What's nearby

          Popular landmarks

          • Yogyakarta Palace
            840 m
          • Taman Sari Water Castle
            1.0 km
          • Ratu Boko Temple
            14.8 km
          • Ramayana Ballet at Prambanan
            15.4 km
          • Sewu Temple
            16.2 km
          • Plaosan Temple
            16.6 km
          • Ullen Sentalu Museum
            23.7 km
          • Pindul Cave
            35.1 km

          Nearby landmarks

          • GOR Ngampilan
            190 m
          • Taman Parkir Ngabean
            230 m
          • Puskesmas Ngampilan
            380 m
          • Bakpia Djava
            390 m
          • Apotek Benny Farma
            400 m
          • Jogja National Museum
            480 m
          • Bakpia Pathuk 25
            500 m
          • Rumah Sakit PKU Muhammadiyah
            520 m
          • Posyandu Pala 3
            530 m
          • Kauman Grand Mosque
            610 m
          Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
          Property policies
          Children and extra beds

          Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

          All children are welcome.

          Infant 0-2 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
          Children 3-21 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
          Guests 22 years and older are considered as adults
          Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
          Others
          • Baby cot is not available at the property.
          • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
          Some helpful facts

          Check-in/Check-out

          • Check-in from13:00
          • Check-out until12:00

          Getting around

          • Airport transfer fee75000 IDR
          • Distance from city center0.5 km
          • Travel time to airport (minutes)30

          The property

          • Number of floors2
          • Number of restaurants1
          • Number of rooms 6
          • Room voltage220
          • Year property opened1994
          • Most recent renovation2012

          Reviews of Yogyakarta Backpacker 1 from real guests

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          7.5
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          10
          Cleanliness7.5
          Facilities7.0
          Location7.4
          Room comfort and quality7.7
          Service7.9
          Value for money7.9
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          7-8 Very Good (179)
          6-7 Good (101)
          <6 Below Expectation (120)
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          9.0
          Exceptional
          EKA from Indonesia
          Family with young children
          Stayed 3 nights in June 2012

          great place & location”

          location, junior suite has big bathroom with big bathup

          i stay at casa raffles hotel for 3 night when school holiday started. you know yogyakarta is well known for lack of hotel room supply in school holiday. i had difficulties booking hotel room a month before holiday in one of my favorite yogya hotels (ibis, mutiara, rumah boedi). so, i booked a junior suite at casa raffles. when first arrive i was dissapoint a bit because there is no car park , there is only garage that can only fit 2 cars. so the last day i stayed i parked the car on the street. actually this place is famous for backpacker, it is a big house converted into backpacker hostel. but they have 4-5 junior suite rooms. the room is what supprise me, it is big and the bathroom is enourmous! the size of bathroom is 4x10 meters. the location is also great, 10 minutes walk to malioboro, and you can also go to kraton yogya walking because it is near (cut trip via small road). becak, food stalls are everywhere!!

          Reviewed June 28, 2012

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          9.6
          Exceptional
          Yessica from Indonesia
          Group
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 2 nights in June 2018

          Good”

          Everything was so good. the location is in the city of yogyakarta. You can walk from this hotel to Malioboro, or alun alun selatan only in around 10 minutes. But the light is not so good, i feel a little scary if i were alone in the room. but overall the price and place was nice. Thanks!

          Reviewed June 23, 2018

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          9.3
          Exceptional
          Leonardus from Indonesia
          Family with young children
          Stayed 3 nights in September 2012

          more then we expected”

          Very Exellent

          we were stay at casa raffles at yogyakarta for 3nights, it was great vacation that i have, the staff, the room, location and food was exellent.no money oriented event they were offered us a stroller for our baby, when we went to full day tour to borobudur,prambanan and kaliurang provide by casa raffles. we thought we have to rent but the offered for free and we came for earlier check in we thought we also have to pay for the charge but they said it not necessary. and much more about our story so we give 10 for this hotel and we will coming back for the next trip.

          Reviewed September 16, 2012

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Altaf from Indonesia
          Solo traveler
          Stayed 1 night in January 2013

          Wonderful”

          Beakfast, room and Good service

          i love the place, special for the room. Nice, clean. just want to said 'wonderful place', thank you for Sari and all staff. i decided to stay here again and again.thank you sari you mad my day in Yogyakarta. breakfast is wonderful, cheap and very good taste. just 10 minutes by walk to Malioboro street.

          Reviewed February 07, 2013

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          9.3
          Exceptional
          Lee from Malaysia
          Family with teens
          Classic Suite
          Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

          Lovely place with great service”

          Value for money

          My family and I had a wonderful 3 nights stay in Casa Raffles Hotel. It is a 2-storey house converted into a hotel. We were given a very warm welcome by a staff, who arranged for rooms downstairs together with our other friends whom we were travelling with. The Suite that we stayed in was clean and tastefully decorated. It came with a large comfortable double bed, one single bed, a big sofa, a big cupboard, an office desk and a dressing table. Even after adding an extra bed, we still had ample space to move around in the room. A value for money hotel with very good service. We also enjoyed free laundry service, and were allowed to use the hotel facilities for free in the evening after we checked out, to clean up after our trip to Pindul Cave, before we boarded the train to Bandung. Overall, my family and I had a fantastic time in Casa Raffles and would come back to stay again in the future. Thanks again for the wonderful service.

          Reviewed December 24, 2012

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          9.7
          Exceptional
          Semmy from Indonesia
          Couple
          Stayed 3 nights in February 2013

          Great location, huge room and friendly staff”

          staying in this what they said backpackers hotel is a non sense. this is not a backpackers hotel, all is a plus, from location, staff are friendly and helpful (puput, eki and sari), if you choose to have breakfast. ibu kudo will cook you traditional food, very nice. location very strategic, malioboro, fort vreideburg (or something), kraton/sultan palace are walking distance. if you stay more than 3 days you will have a free laundry service and option of transfer in or transfer out, meaning either they will pick u up upon your arrival in yogya, or they will fetch you to airport, just need to inform them.

          Reviewed March 08, 2013

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          9.3
          Exceptional
          Lee from Malaysia
          Family with young children
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

          Nice and comfortable rooms with great service”

          Value for money hotel with good service

          We travelled in a group of 11 people with adults, children and senior citizens. We communicated with Sari via email (she communicated well in English) prior to our stay in Casa Raffles and she arranged for the rooms downstairs for our convenience. The rooms were big with comfortable beds. For days when we had to leave the hotel at 5am to travel to Borobudur and Mt Merapi, Sari and her colleagues woke up early to prepare breakfast for us. Our children enjoyed their stay in Casa Raffles hotel because it felt like home.

          Reviewed December 24, 2012

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          8.0
          Excellent
          Ronny from Indonesia
          Family with teens
          Stayed 1 night in May 2012

          Small hotel with a big room”

          Big room and good location

          I'm a food lover. I use this trip looking for famous cookings of Yogyakarta. For my surprise, I found 2 of them around here. One even just at the entrance of the hotel! The other is just at the corner 20 meter away. The room is big with big bathroom. It seems it was used as a master bedroom. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Love to stay here again.

          Reviewed May 09, 2012

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          9.3
          Exceptional
          Mohd from Malaysia
          Solo traveler
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

          excellent!!!”

          beautiful room!!

          When I checked in to this hotel after a 14 hour bus journey from Jakarta, I was pleasantly surprised! The room is so beautiful, fit for a king. I cannot believe that this is a backpacker hotel!!. Everything were provided by the hotel, and I had the most pleasant stay there. The staffs are very helpful and friendly. And they would go all out to help, especially with tour and travel arrangements. If I go to Yogjakarta again, I will definitely book this hotel again.

          Reviewed January 07, 2013

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          7.3
          Very good
          CI from Malaysia
          Group
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 3 nights in May 2013

          Value for the money”

          Worth for the money, Friendly Staff

          We stay there for 3nights there when we visited Yogyakarta. First of all, it is value for the money paid. Cheap room rate, but the room is comfortable. However, we experienced a few problems there. First night when we stay there, many times of blackout happened. It is so annoying. Besides, there is no hot shower provided in the attached bathroom in our room. We told the staff about this but nothing they can do. Although the weather overthere is not too cold to take a cool water shower, however, the water is freezing cool early in the morning. Breakfast is very simple. Some of the food prepared are not fresh. I think they can improve this more. I miss the egg omelette prepared by the staff there. The walking distance from this hotel to the Malioboro street takes 15 - 20minutes. It is a bit far away from the street. Therefore, the location is not so strategic except for those who want to keep themselves away from the hustle and bustle of the busy shopping street. This hotel provides good information on how to go to some tourist spots by taking public transport. And not to forget to mention that, the internet speed is awesome!! Really fast.... =)

          Reviewed August 07, 2013

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          8.7
          Excellent
          Kok from Malaysia
          Family with young children
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 2 nights in December 2012

          Very nice hotel and service are great.”

          Is located not very far from Malioboro St where there are shopping paradise.But easily take a trishaw which is very cheap.

          I stay in Casa Raffles with my family of 3 for 2 nites.I really like it here and I wouldn't mind to stay here again when my next visit.The breakfast was alrite with some nice indon dishes.The staff are really friendly with always have a great smile.They are there when we needed them.Is very convinence 4 us to get a van to visit places like borobudor, Mt.Merapi which erupted 2 years ago and Parabanan temple which about 1hr plus drive.Our hotel is just about 15 - 20 min walk or can take a trishaw ride which cost about 10, 000 rupiah.Very cheap.Overall, I fully recomanded this hotel. Jeff Malaysia

          Reviewed December 19, 2012

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Rizqika from Indonesia
          Family with young children
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 3 nights in March 2017

          Feels like home”

          Amazing stay with my little family at casa Raffles. Location is close to the city center and many great culinary spots. They have a great staff who do everything by herself.

          Reviewed March 30, 2017

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          9.0
          Exceptional
          NEIL from Australia
          Solo traveler
          Stayed 2 nights in January 2013

          hotel and staff are great ”

          clean big rooms older style but made modern

          I have been to Jogjakarta many times and like to try new hotels, Casa Raffle hotel and staff are very good and friendly , it is close to the city center , large rooms very clean ,the only negative that I have is it is too close to a Mosque and the prayers start loud a 4.00am in the morning .

          Reviewed January 20, 2013

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          8.0
          Excellent
          lee from Australia
          Solo traveler
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 1 night in November 2013

          Very pleasant and comfortable stay close to shops ”

          Spaceous and clean room, close to shopping areas and many restaurants

          The hotel room was clean and the bed comfortable. It is located near Malioboro which is a nice walk away. The location of the hotel in a nice quiet street provided peaceful sleep and a restful stay. I was a bit confused by the transportation service. I moved from another location owned by the same people who owned the Case Raffles. The transport picked me up at 2pm from the mountain premises. From my reading of posters in hotel of the same chain, they have 3 time schedule - at 10am, 2pm and 6pm from that location, I was on the 2pm transport run and was asked to pay Rp150,000 for the trip. The driver did not give me any receipt and asked me to get the receipt from the reception at Casa Raffles. When I asked for the receipt the two staffs looked a bit confused. I was given a receipt and the staff was asking around about the money paid etc... it all seemed a bit suspicious. As I was rushing to the airport I could not ask further or checked with management. Apart from that I have no complaint.

          Reviewed November 24, 2013

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          8.7
          Excellent
          Josephine from Indonesia
          Couple
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 2 nights in November 2013

          Hotel that feels like home”

          Centrally located, Free laundry, Big room

          When I came, I didn't really like this hotel because they downgrade my room for a half day (they got over booked) and then at night they moved me to Deluxe Private Room as I reserved. The room is big with bathroom, nice bed, sofa, TV, frig and even DVD player. I was impressed because it simply reminds me of home. They breakfast was also very nice, a home cook food. The other nice thing about this hotel is that they have about 3 laundry machine to be used freely for their guests. Really helpful and worth every penny, I guess. Specially for a backpackers/flashpackers.

          Reviewed November 09, 2013

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          7.0
          Very good
          Thi from Vietnam
          Group
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 2 nights in January 2013

          Reasonable place to stay”

          Quiet hotel

          Clean room, but no hot water during our stay (2 days). Breakfast was simple, there's a menu - either Indonesian or Western to choose from, which you could order the day before. It's not easy to find the hotel, it locates in a smaller lane and the name in front of the hotel is "Yogyakarta Backpacker Casa de Raffles".

          Reviewed May 14, 2013

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          9.7
          Exceptional
          Sangeetha from India
          Couple
          Stayed 2 nights in December 2012

          Homely feel, great service”

          Resourceful staff, comfortable, large rooms

          we had a nice 2 night stay at this place. location is just off the main area, so you have access to every important location (malioboro 15 mins, sultan palace 10 mins) but not too noisy (but again no place in jogya is too noisy). great place to stay, but they have few rooms, so if you reach early in the morning, you may have to put your luggage at the lobby and head out for a while. (on the plus side, they have a clean washroom in the public area for you to freshen up before you head out). the rooms itself are very cozy, if a bit too colourful. you get coffee/tea making facility in the lobby for whenever you want. they have a few dvds in the room for a day when it rains out. and talking about rain, one evening, it rained out and we decided not to head out: asked the manager to help us buy food (as their cook was on leave). she agreed and when it was raining too heavily, she actually offered to make fried rice for us. it was a nice gesture and the price was very reasonable (7000 rp). also, we had not signed up for the breakfast - as we had a couple of early starts planned. but when we asked if they would pack a couple of slices of toast for us, it was done without hesitation as well (considering that we smartly circumvented paying for the full breakfast). prices, as i mentioned, were reasonable (15000 rp for about 10 pieces of toast over two mornings). to sum up, this was worth every dollar. it used to be a residence for some really rich dude, by the looks of it. they have a working piano in the lobby: didn't get the time to play, but it was working. we checked. important: the staff speak english: which is definitely a plus for those who are bahasa-indonesia-challenged.

          Reviewed January 27, 2013

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          8.3
          Excellent
          FIRDAUS from Malaysia
          Solo traveler
          Stayed 1 night in May 2012

          Helpfull staff and great location”

          Beautiful room- feel like princess :)

          i had stayed for 1 nights (hope to stay more :(. the staff very helpful, friendly and the room i had very cozy. this place near to every point of interesting place (malioboro shopping mall by walk-10 minutes). a lot of local delicious food nearby (nasi guddeg, oseng2 mercon ..etc) this hotel near to taman sari-7 minutes by walking and alun2 jogja- by becak only . it also near to jalan wijilan where have the best of nasi gudeg (love it..:) for most i am so happy to stay here and whenever i will come here for sure will choose casa raffles.

          Reviewed May 23, 2012

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          9.0
          Exceptional
          lalaine from Philippines
          Couple
          Superior Double Room
          Stayed 2 nights in November 2012

          "big rooms and friendly staff"”

          friendly staff, beautiful hotel and big rooms..

          my husband and i stayed 2 nights in this hotel,, we really liked this hotel co'z it's beautiful hotel,, it's a house that converted into a hotel,, they have big rooms,, our room is so big, but it's cheap prize..it's just far to the city but from the airport you can request for an airport transfer going to this hotel,, they have also tours in this hotel, it's good if you arrange your tour before going to borubudur and prambanan..they have smiley and friendly staff..they are kind and also the driver..thank you all to thier staff and driver for being so nice to us..if we'll have the chance to comeback,, we'll definitely stay again in this hotel..

          Reviewed November 27, 2012

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          9.0
          Exceptional
          Mia from Indonesia
          Family with young children
          Classic Suite
          Stayed 2 nights in September 2013

          Comfortable, feels like home”

          Location, Value for Money, Breakfast

          The hotel is quite close to Malioboro (IDR 10K-15K by trishaw), Taman Sari (IDR 7.5K-10K), Taman Pintar & Tugu Railway St. It's also near Delicia bakery/ice cream & Dian Pelangi moslem boutique. However most Yogyakartans isn't familiar with this hotel & its location. I reached hotel at 3.30 PM & I still have to wait 35 mins since my room isn't ready yet. My first impression was hotel is a bit dull compared to images at agoda. I stayed in Jr. Suite room (room can be used for 3 person incl. breakfast). It is huge and clean. It has a king size bed, small bed, large cupboard + safety box, long sofa, desk, dressing table, TV (pic isn't clear), DVD, hair-dryer, water heater & refrigerator (empty). Bed is surpiringly comfy with 6 pillows. Blanket available upon request. Bathroom is big & clean too, with shower, bathtub, toilet & bidet. Toiletries available. Hot water comes in few mins. PC is provided. Internet connection quite fast. Few fitness equipments & table football also there. Food is more like home cooking but tasted great! Breakfast consist of several dishes + rice, fruits & juice. Bread, jam, eggs (self-cooking), tea, coffee & water available for free in dining room. Hotel also provides motorbike (IDR 50K/24hrs) & car (IDR 150K/person, for trip to few places like Borobudur, Prambanan, etc; incl. driver, gas & lunch) - both rates cheaper than other offers, better book few days before. Overall, I enjoyed my stay & would love to stay again in the future

          Reviewed October 02, 2013

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