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Lombok is one of the most popular destinations in Indonesia for backpackers and it’s easy to see why. This island paradise has something for every type of traveler! From scenic hiking trails to epic surf spots and pristine beaches, there are more than enough activities to do here. Whether you want to party or stay in a quiet place, we’ve got you covered. Here are the 7 best hostels in Kuta Lombok that have central locations and great facilities!

 

Most Unique Hostel in Kuta Lombok: Bamba Capsule Hotel

Centrally located on the main street of Kuta Lombok, this hostel has a large photogenic swimming pool and a cafe. Guests can have a unique experience of staying in a capsule-style dorm where you will have your own pod bed, equipped with USB plug-ins and a lamp. For those who want to have more privacy, chic private rooms are available as well. Get a taste of their delicious food and drinks at the restaurant and chill on the terrace while watching the palm trees. During the weekends they also host events with live DJs. 

 

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Location: Jl. Raya Kuta, Kuta, Pujut, Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, 83573 — VIEW MAP

Contact: +62  0878 6051 9009| Website

 

Best Hostel in Kuta Lombok for Surfers: LoTide Surf Camp

Meet fellow surfers, join surf trips, and explore the best surf breaks on the island. This hostel features spacious dorms and private rooms, a charming swimming pool, a chill-out area, and a pool bar. Guests can take surf lessons, rent boards, and get information about surfing in Lombok. Grab a refreshing juice, pick a comfy seat by the pool and enjoy the beautiful scenery.  Thanks to its central location, many shops, restaurants, and bars are all within walking distance. 

 

Best Hostel in Kuta Lombok for Surfers: LoTide Surf Camp - The 7 Best Hostels in Kuta Lombok for Backpackers
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Location: l. Sawe-Batu Riti No.2, Kuta, Pujut, Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83573 — VIEW MAP

Contact: +62 0878 3003 6109 | Instagram 

 

Best Hostel in Kuta Lombok for Entertainment Facilities: Pipes Hostel

This hostel not only has a nice swimming pool, a movie lounge, and a large garden area for yoga but even has a skate bowl! The dorm rooms are mixed and can accommodate up to 12 people. Take a dip into the swimming pool, enjoy an afternoon nap on the hammocks and chill under the palm trees. At night, grab your popcorn and drinks and join a movie session with new friends. Guests can use the shared kitchen for cooking or buy food from the on-site cafe. Restaurants and shops are just around the corner and Kuta Beach is a 5-minute drive. 

 

Best Hostel in Kuta Lombok for Entertainment Facilities: Pipes Hostel - The 7 Best Hostels in Kuta Lombok for Backpackers
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Location: Jl. Raya Kuta, Kuta, Pujut, Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, 83573 — VIEW MAP

Contact: +62 0878 6598 8986 | Website 

 

Best Atmosphere: Botchan Hostel

Offering private and dorm rooms, this hostel has a massive swimming pool with a large sun terrace under the palm trees, a communal area to play pool and board games, and a bar. Start your day with a tasty breakfast, pick a sunbed, and enjoy the beautiful scenery. If you feel like partying, join fellow travelers at the bar or enjoy the chilled garden area with your friends. Restaurants and bars are easily accessible and with a short scooter ride, you will be able to reach the famous beaches of Kuta Lombok. 

 

Best Atmosphere: Botchan Hostel - The 7 Best Hostels in Kuta Lombok for Backpackers
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Location: Jl. Raya Kuta, Kuta, Pujut, Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, 83573 — VIEW MAP

Contact: +62 0852 3496 4222 | Website 

 

Best Location: Mellow Hostel

If you are looking for affordable accommodation with a good location, this family-run hostel is perfect for you. Kuta Beach, restaurants, and bars are just a few minutes walk. Private and dorm rooms are cozy and clean and there is also a nice garden area. Guests can rent a scooter from the hostel and go on day trips around the island. Mellow Hostel is a great choice for those who want to stay in a quiet place with a local vibe. 

 

Best Location: Mellow Hostel - The 7 Best Hostels in Kuta Lombok for Backpackers
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Location: Jl. Pariwisata Pantai Kuta, Kuta, Pujut, Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, 83573 — VIEW MAP

Contact: +62 0819 1585 1122 | Instagram

 

For a Local Experience in Kuta Lombok: The Born

Hidden in a quiet street just behind the main road, The Born offers accommodation with a homey feel. If you fancy staying in traditional-style houses and want to eat freshly cooked traditional dishes, this hostel is great for local experiences. Guests can choose between the dorms and private rooms with a terrace and take advantage of the swimming pool. A nice breakfast is offered in the morning and you can have grilled fresh fish in the restaurant. Kuta Beach is accessible with a 5-minute drive and bars and restaurants are just a few minutes on foot. 

 

For a Local Experience in Kuta Lombok: The Born - The 7 Best Hostels in Kuta Lombok for Backpackers
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Location: Kuta, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara 83573 — VIEW MAP

Contact: +62 0878 5964 2482 | Website 

 

Best Overall Hostel in Kuta Lombok : Mad Monkey Kuta Lombok

Set at the heart of Kuta Lombok and just a few minutes walk from Kuta Beach, Mad Monkey guarantees an epic time so don’t be surprised if you end up staying longer than you expected! The colorful Miami-style building, large swimming pool surrounded by palm trees, and the striking bar will make you feel like you’ve stepped into your own island oasis. Offering beautifully decorated private and dorm rooms, Mad Monkey also has a jacuzzi to chill in and socialize. With its friendly staff and delicious food, you’ll have everything you need. 

 

Best Overall Hostel in Kuta Lombok : Mad Monkey Kuta Lombok - The 7 Best Hostels in Kuta Lombok for Backpackers
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Location: Jl. Pariwisata Pantai Kuta, Kuta, Pujut, Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, 83573 — VIEW MAP

Contact: +62 0811 3888 260 | Website 

 

 

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