Labuan Bajo is the gateway to exploring the Komodo National Park, East Nusa Tenggara Province. This is the park where you can see not only the dragon in its natural habitat, but also many other natural wonders such as pink beach, a mini lagoon with stingless jellyfish, and beautiful islands.
Labuan Bajo can be the best place to be your base camp when you exploring the whole park. If you plan to use the city as a mere base camp to put your belonging, or when you are on a tight budget, here are some of the best hotels under IDR300k in Labuan Bajo.
This is a two-star accommodation located in the middle of the city. It is just a few hundred meters away from Komodo Airport, and they provide free shuttle service. Every room in this lodge has a private bathroom, free Wi-Fi, and there is continental breakfast.
There is also a 24-hour front desk service. The rate for Superior Double Room with air conditioner is IDR300k per night. This lodge is located at Batu Cermin, Komodo, Labuan Bajo.
La Boheme Bajo
This beachfront hotel has a wonderful view of the small bay and overall sea in Komodo National Park. There is 24-hour front desk office, free Wi-Fi, air conditioner, shared bathroom, dining area, and kitchen. The hotel also offers airport shuffle service and bicycle rental service.
There are several room options here, the rate for Double Room is IDR300K per night. La Boheme Bajo is located at Jl. Perikanan Lama, RT.003/RW.002, Goron Talo, Labuan Bajo.
This two-star hotel has a commanding view of the sea, with several coney islands on it. This is a relatively new hotel, built in 2016. Some rooms have a great terrace with a wonderful sea view. Wi-Fi is free and continental breakfast is available every morning. The rate for Double Room with balcony and sea view is IDR300K per night. Mawar Hotel is located at Jl. Soekarno Hatta, Labuan Bajo.
Manta Manta Guesthouse
This guesthouse is located just by the port. Indeed, some of the rooms have a wonderful sea view. You will get free Wi-Fi, private bathroom in each room, seating area, fan, and tour desk. This place is only one kilometer away from Komodo Airport. The rate for Standard Double Room is IDR260K per night. This guesthouse is located at Jalan Soekarno Hatta, Gang Bajo View, Labuan Bajo
Gardena Hotel and Cottage
Located just by the Tilong Harbor of Labuan Bajo, this hotel is a great place if you want to book a trip to Komodo Island. Just like the name implies, there is a lovely garden and terrace in this hotel. Wi-Fi is free and each room is equipped with a balcony and private bathroom. Komodo Airport is about three kilometers away. The rate for Standard Double Room is IDR242K per night. This hotel is located at Jl. Soekarno-Hatta, Labuan Bajo.
Visiting Labuan Bajo can be a hassle simply due to its location and scarce flight to Komodo Airport. However, there are many choices when it comes to accommodation, from the dirt cheap ones to luxurious suites.