The Southern Part of Lombok is becoming increasingly popular in the last few years. Extensive development is currently taking place in that area, under the banner of Mandalika Project. Kuta Lombok and its surrounding area (including seven beautiful beaches!) are being developed into an integrated world-class resort.
There will be several world-class hotels in this area. However, for those who are traveling on a budget, you might want to pick the most affordable hotel in the area. Luckily, in Kuta Lombok, there are many cheap places to pick from. Here are some of them with rates of under USD10 (IDR140,000) .
Wifi and breakfast are free in this homestay, there is even a children playground in the premises. Kuta Mandalika Beach is just 1.6 kilometers away from the homestay while Tanjung Aan is five kilometers away. The management also provides scooter/motorcycle rent, enable you to explore the area easier and faster. The address is Jalan Bypass Kuta Awang, 83573 Kuta Lombok.
Ujung Indah Homestay
This homestay is located just 3 kilometers away from Kuta Beach. A room with one extra-large double bed costs IDR110,000 per night. You will get free wifi, free breakfast, and also a private bathroom with a shower. Since this homestay is located in the middle part of Mandalika, it is an ideal base for exploring all beaches in this area. Ujung Indah Homestay is located at Jln Putri Mandalika, 83573 Kuta Lombok.
Kuta Bay Homestay
This homestay is located at the Kuta Beach area. If you stay on the second floor, you can see the beach as well as the open ocean. The rates here start at IDR130,000 for a room with a large double bed and private bathroom with shower. For this rate, you already get a free breakfast, free wifi, and an outdoor swimming pool. Kuta Bay Homestay is located at Jalan Parawisata, 83573 Kuta Lombok.
Located just a kilometer away from Kuta Beach Lombok, Ike’s Hostel is a great choice if you want to explore the western part of Mandalika on foot. For a farther exploration, you can rent a scooter that can easily get you to not only the other parts of Mandalika, but many other places in Lombok. Double room with garden view starts at IDR135,000 per night, including free breakfast. Ike’s Hostel is located at Jln. Bypass Kuta Lombok Kec. Pujut, 83511 Kuta Lombok.
The Heritage Homestay
Just 1.5 kilometers from Kuta Beach, The Heritage Homestay is 10 kilometers away from Tanjung Aan, another favorite beach in Mandalika. The rate for a standard double room in this homestay is only IDR130,000 per night, making it one of the best value room in the area. Breakfast and wifi are free, and the hotel can arrange airport shuttle for you. The Heritage Homestay is located at Jalan Sawe Baturiti, 83573 Kuta Lombok.
Eman’s Room is virtually located at the Kuta Beach, as it is less than a kilometer away from the famous beach. This homestay offers a seriously big bang for your buck as rates for budget double room and one large double bed start from IDR100,000. Eman’s room is located at Jalan Sawe-Baturiti, Kuta, Kecamatan Pujut, 83573.
Compared to other homestays in this list, Zury has the most complete facilities. You can find a spa, children’s playground, restaurant, squash court, business center, and vehicles rental. The rate for a standard double room with fan starts from IDR130,000. Just 1,3 kilometer away from Kuta Beach, Zury Homestay is located at Jl. Baturiti 2, 83573 Kuta Lombok, Indonesia.
Exploring Mandalika, especially Kuta Lombok, can be done on a budget. There are many great homestays that offer great value accommodations. Most of the homestays are owned and managed by local people who are friendly and eager to help their guests.