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Cafe Locca Homestay
Ranked #25 of 137 Sanur B&B and Inns
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I spent two weeks here with a great crowd of travellers.its in a great position for food,beach,shops and diving.the staff are super friendly and helpful.the bedding is changed every day.the pool,garden and tv area are great for socialising.the only down side is the dorm only has one shower and toilet.and the door to the toilet is a bit tricky.sharp wooden decor frame(no good for tall people).and you can stub your toes on the steps,which I did.if this hostel had an outside toilet and a cocktail bar it would be perfect.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

It's so good the people who work here are the nicest people I've met so far it's super clean and they've got a great swimming pool what you get for the money you pay is definitely worth it. They really go the extra mile to make sure you are enjoying your stay and will provide you with great information of the area.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
Thank mSimons6
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Reviewed 1 February 2014

This is quite a nice hostel at a reasonable price with a pool and OK location.The BIG problem is BEDBUGS,I don’t think they know how to deal with the problem and myself and another girl got covered in bites.The next day I looked a real mess and left.If it didn’t have this problem it would be a good choice.Maybe better ask about the BEDBUG problem before you book in here.Some people in the room weren’t effected so I don’t understand that.

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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Chilli V
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PrimaC0ttage, Owner at Cafe Locca Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2014

Hi,I can see that you based your review upon staying in December,true we had problem with bed bugs 2 months ago,it was really difficult to eliminate as other dormitory in town had same problem and guest migrate spreading bugs around Sanur.
I am confuse though if you really experience bed bugs recently could you spare a minute and let us know which bed you got and maybe you remember which bed that girl had also,we regularly have pest control agains bed bugs,just in case,so your info will help a lot,
Thank you!
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Reviewed 13 January 2014 via mobile

Have stayed at cafe locca twice now and loved both times.

Everything you want for budget accommodation. Great pool an loads within walking distance

Deffinately recommend it and all the staff are friendly and helpful!

  • Stayed: January 2014
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Thank Max M
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights as a stopover between Nusa Lembongan and Gili Islands.
We were both pleasantly surprised of how good the room looked as we arrived. Big room with a comfortable bed (soft for South Asian standards). Nice bathroom with good pressure warm shower. I would though prefer if they installed a real bathroom door for a bit of privacy instead of the 'blinds-door' they have now. Nice, little pool right outside our room and also a outdoor 'common room' and kitchen with free water to fill up your water flasks. Free breakfast delivered to your door every morning at 8am (coffee/tea and toast with omelet). They thoroughly clean your room every day. Staff are very friendly and helpful even though their English skills might not be the best. A nice little peaceful place close to the beach (5-10 min walk).
Sorry, put Terrible on Fitness and Spa since there is none at the place.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Joachim A
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Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

Absolutely the worst sleep I have ever tried to get in Indonesia so far! The dorm is right above reception, and next door to one of the loudest bars in town. The walls are paper thin, so just when you think you might get to close your eyes, a motorbike rolls past and you feel like you're in the middle of the road. Not to mention, the smallest bathroom (toilet,sink, cold shower) which you must share with the 7 other people in the dorm. Actually ended up leaving the homestay at 1 am because of lack of peace and checked into a hotel down the street. The staff was friendly and the pool nice, but I highly recommend you DO NOT make the mistake of staying in the dorms!

Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
Thank FancyKaren
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PrimaC0ttage, Manager at Cafe Locca Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Dear guest

Sorry to hear your experience and sad that we could not meet your expectations.
We have 2 dormitory rooms ,one in garden and one at the top of reception,it use to be located in quiet road but as Sanur develop,the only guarantee quiet night sleep dormitory its the one in a back.However it tends to book quite quickly especially in festive season.
We will start selling simple practical things our guest might need,one of them will be ear plugs for better quality of sleeping.
We hope it will help our guest to fully enjoy our cute Homestay once again!

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Reviewed 16 December 2013

We only stayed for 2 nights but really enjoyed Cafe Locca. Each room has its own little garden with a porge. In front of a swimming pool. It's a 10 min walk to the beach but you can rent bikes from the hostel. The rooms are basic but clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It's a really good deal.

Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Cafe Locca Homestay

Address: Jalan Sudamala 8 | Bali, Sanur, Denpasar 80228, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Bali > Denpasar > Sanur
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 137 B&Bs / Inns in Sanur
Price Range: £13 - £19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently located in the heart of Sanur, Café Locca Homestay is the ideal place to spend a few days relaxing by the pool, enjoying the laid-back atmosphere. Just a five-minute walk to the beach, and steps to popular Jl Tamblingan, there is a wide selection of bars, restaurants, and budget local eateries right on its doorstep. With easy access to boat services to Lembongan, the Gilis, Nusa Penida and Lombok, Café Locca is the perfect base from which to discover Bali and surrounding islands. Share a dorm-style room, or book a private room, and mingle with like-minded travelers, pick up tips and advice for your ongoing journeys, and spend some time by the pool in our lush garden area. Enjoy free drinking water, tea and coffee throughout your stay, as well as access to a shared kitchen, and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Shampoo and soap dispensers in all bathrooms and daily housekeeping. ... more   less 
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