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Big Pineapple Backpackers
Ranked #31 of 137 Speciality Lodging in Sanur
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Banbridge, Northern Ireland
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47 reviews
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“Great for meeting travellers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

What a fun hostel! Great for meeting fellow travellers, very social place with big flat screen tv with a hard drive crammed with movies, swimming pool, big kitchen table and kitchen to make food. Asia needs more hostels like this! I would recommend it to solo travellers or anyone who wants to make new friends.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

Nice, clean backpacker hostel at budget price; the calm, serene Sannur beach is just 10 min walk away. Hot water facility and TV are provided. Wifi also but in limited area(seemed weak). Opt for the AC dorm as not all are comfortable in tropical climate of Indonesia.

Room Tip: Opt for the AC dorm as not all are comfortable in tropical climate of Indonesia.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

I would recommend this place to everyone. Big pineapple made it really easy to meet other travelers. All the rooms are cleaned each day and beds made with clean sheets and bed covers.The pool and social areas are fantastique.We all used their BBQ and had a great feast for so cheap.The staff found my wallet with a large amount of money inside plus my cards.I accidentally left in my sopping bag and put it in the fridge (stupide) ,The owner (Mia) emailed me while I was at another hostel in Kuta. I thought I lost it in the cab.Big thank YOU,I will tell everyone to go to your hostel

Room Tip: Choose the airconditioned room because its only 50cents extra
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

Great hostel with a great facilities with everything you could possibly need. Great communal areas which makes it so easy to meet new friends. Terrific swimming pool and TV lounge. The whole place is super clean with larger than normal dorm rooms. You can really save your bucks because you can go everywhere (beach shops and cheap places to eat) without catching a taxi.Plus they have a nice and clean kitchen to cook your own food and even free drinking water. This all adds up as a value place to stay. I came with my girlfriend and we extended for an extra week because it was so great.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

As a backpacker, having hot water, a safe place for your overstuffed pack, and wifi are essential. Big Pineapple has all of that but what throws this place over the top is Mia, so helpful, trustworthy, and full of great information. Definitely NOT the type to try to gouge you for all your worth just for her benefit, which is almost invaluable when traveling abroad.

Came back multiple times throughout my stay in Indonesia, using Big Pineapple as a jumping off point and met tons of like-minded travelers. Which is easy to do there as the common area is perfectly set between the pool and the kitchen.

Would and have definitely recommended staying here!

  • Stayed October 2013
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Nice place to stay if you do not want to spent too much money. The hostel has a swimming pool, kitchen and lounge room with wifi. The owner Mia is really friendly and helpful! Great place to stay if you do not want or cannot afford a hotel next to the beach.

Room Tip: If you are a couple, the private is cheeper than the dorm
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

I stayed in this hostel with my friend in aircond dorm for 4 nights. We really enjoy here. Meet so many travelers and its very fun. The hostel is in the other side of Highway but it's no problem at all. The room is clean and the swimming pool is nice for cool down. There also many movies you can watch in the lounge room. Very good atmosphere with very nice staff. The beaches of Sanur also nice and quite. Very cheap for the facilities that you get. We will be back to stay again here for the next trip to Bali.

Room Tip: Aircond room better for stay. Cool and nice.
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Big Pineapple Backpackers
Address: Jl. Tirta Ening Gang Blue Dive no. 6, Sanur, Denpasar 80227, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Bali > Denpasar > Sanur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 137 Speciality Lodging in Sanur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
BIG Pineapple is BALI’s only certified (100% Green) Mite Mold and bed bug free hostel. (FROM:September 2013). Because unwanted pests can be reintroduced, every month we continue routine maintenance from the professionals to back-up our 100% guarantee. This ensures your stay with us is as comfortable as possible.All pests are removed using a 4 stage -100% green non toxic control.(Ozone, essential oils, steam and Diatomaceous Earth)We stand behind our guarantees. ... more   less 
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