Gili Islands by the northwestern shore of Lombok is one of, if not the most popular destination in Lombok. The three islands are known for their laidback atmosphere and wonderful waters. You can do almost anything in the waters of this area.
There are also many choices of accommodation in these small islands. In Gili Trawangan, the biggest out of the three, you can find many cheap homestays. You can get a nice room with a rate of less than IDR150,000 per night. Here are your best choices for budget rooms in Gili Trawangan.
This homestay has naturally well-lit rooms with nice terraces and greenery. As in many places in this island, Gerald Homestay is at a walking distance from white sandy beach. Rates for a standard double room with fan start at IDR120,000 while standard twin room starts at IDR135,000. Gerald Homestay is located at Jl Kepiting, Gili Trawangan, 83352.
Only two minutes’ walk from the nearest beach, Funny Homestay is a simple lodging that offers a cozy and affordable stay. With free wifi and breakfast, this homestay is an ideal base for you to explore and enjoy the whole Gili Trawangan or even the entire Gili Islands. Deluxe Double Room starts at IDR114,750 in this homestay. Funny Homestay is located at Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah 83352.
Literally means five stars, Lima Bintang is just 700 meters away from Gili Trawangan Art Market, and about one kilometer from Gili Trawangan Harbour. Turtle Conservation, snorkeling, and diving area are of a walking distance from this homestay.
Wit rates starting from IDR108,000 for a standard twin room, Lima Bintang is offering serious value for your money. Lima Bintang’s address is at Jalan Udang, 83352 Gili Trawangan.
Gili Life Homestay
You only need to walk for about three minutes to reach a beautiful beach from this Homestay. Surrounded by a bit of greenery, you can also enjoy free wifi and breakfast in Gili Life. This homestay even offers a pick-up service from Gili Trawangan harbor for a small fee.
Standard double room in this place will cost you IDR100,000 per night. Gili Life Homestay is located at Jl. Dusun Gili Trawangan, 83352 Gili Trawangan.
Good For Ya Knee 2
This homestay offers a great place to stay with a terrace, a garden, and a bar. You can expect free wifi and continental breakfast and this homestay also feature a 24hour front desk service. The Gili Trawangan Harbor is just 400 meters away and the Turtle Conservation is one kilometer away.
Standard twin room in this homestay starts from IDR120,000 per night. Good for Ya Knee 2 is located at Jalan Ikan Pelatuk Gili Trawangan, 83352.
Alfia Gili Bungalows
With only two minutes’ walk, you can reach Gili Trawangan Beach from this homestay. At Alfia Gili Bungalows, you will get a private terrace with a garden view. The staffs will also happily help you arrange some of the classic activities like diving and snorkeling.
Rates at this homestay start from IDR125,000 for Budget double or twin room. Their address is Jl Gili Trawangan, 83352, Gili Trawangan.
Little Woodstock Homestay
Visually unique because the extensive use of natural bamboo, Little Woodstock offers rooms with a private bathroom with shower. American breakfast is served every morning with free wifi is provided for free. In case you want to get other dining options, you can find many restaurants nearby.
Rates at this homestay start from IDR125,000 for Budget double or twin room. Little Woodstock Homestay is located at Jl Gili Trawangan, 83352, Gili Trawangan.
The 5 Hotel
Even with ‘hotel’ in its name, The 5 Hotel is actually more of a homestay. However, it’s a good one at that. It is less than a kilometer away from Art Market and Gili Trawangan Harbor.
The room in this hotel comes with a private bathroom, and a continental breakfast is served every morning. Rates for a budget double room starts from IDR125,000 per night. The 5 Hotel is located at Karang Biru, 83352 Gili Trawangan.
Gili Trawangan is a great small island to chill out. The relaxing atmosphere of this island is undeniable, even when you stay in a budget hotel or homestays. Indeed, Gili Trawangan is a great place to visit for backpackers.