Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

The Packer Lodge @Yogyakarta

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD STAY AT THIS LODGE?

WORTH IT
The Lodge rate is not cheap if compare to others. But, it’s worth it.

VERY EASY ACCESS
It’s easy to reach this hostel by public transport, Trans Jogja.

GOOD FACILITIES
This hostel has complete facilities such as Wifi, public PC & TV, kitchen, refrigerator, etc.

CLOSE TO THE TOURISM SITE
This place is close to other site. Such as MALIOBORO Street SULTAN PALACE, WATER CASTLE, UNDERGROUND MOSQUE, SONOBUDOYO MUSEUM, VREDEBURG FORTRESS and BERINGHARJO MARKET.
You can take a walk to visit these place.

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*) Even it just open 3 months ago, this place already attracting travelers around the world.

HOW MUCH IT COST?

RATE:
IDR140K (Dormitory)

*) If you compare the rate to other hostel, it’s more expensive. But, it’s worth it.

**) The rate fluctuating depend on the season.

WIFI:
Yes.

PC + INTERNET:
Yes.

The Beds:

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Photo source: http://yogya.thepackerlodge.com/en/roomtypes/

*) Unlike other dormitory or shared room. This place provide max 4 beds for 1 room. You can choose 2 beds in one room. It more private and comfort.

The locker for traveler

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*) The locker is very useful to put your important things. The locker so big, even you can put your backpack. So, you don’t have to worry while you take a rest or sleep.

**) Also the locker applied by technology of electronic lock system. Well, i didn’t found it in any other backpacker accommodation in Yogyakarta. Seems it will effective to avoid stealing case in shared room (dormitory).

The Bathroom:

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*) For one floor they provide 2 bathroom and 1 toilet.

BICYCLE RENTAL:
No.

SCOOTER RENTAL:
No.

The Terrace, Calisthenic and smoking area:

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CREDIT CARD PAYMENT:
Yes.

SWIMMING POOL:
No.

The place for watching a tv show, read a book, etc:

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Address: Jl. Dagen No.3, Sosromenduran, Yogyakarta, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55271

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. You must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Malioboro 2 halte/shelter. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
Please take Route 1A – Stop in Malioboro 2 shelter (halte)
Then, please take a walk to the west to the Lodge Packer.
From Tugu Railway Station :
Please take a walk to the south, then to the west to the Lodge Packer.
From Lempuyangan Railway Station :
Please take Route 4A – Stop in SMPN5 shelter (halte)
Then, please take Route 3A – Stop in Malioboro 2 shelter (halte)
Please take a walk to the west to the Lodge Packer.
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3B – Stop in Jokteng Wetan halte/shelter
then, please take Route 2B – Stop in Kantor Pos Besar halte/shelter, then take a walk.
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2A – Stop in Malioboro 2 shelter (halte)
Then, please take a walk to the west to the Lodge Packer.

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.

 Batteries for save the energy from the solar panel:

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*) This lodge seems to be eco-friendly accommodation. Unlike other backpacker accommodation, they are really into it.

HOW TO CONTACT?

EMAIL:
thepackerlodge.jogja@gmail.com

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
www.yogya.thepackerlodge.com

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*) You can listen the music from bluetooth speaker. They put the speaker inside of bird’s cage. 🙂

PHONE:
(+62) 274 513 872

WHATSAPP:
+62821 3444 6098

The Kitchen:

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*) This place is suitable for backpacker. Worth it, cozy and the location  at downtown.

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*) This hostel was designed to make you feel comfort. It was nice design here.

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