Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

Wakeup Homestay

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD STAY AT THIS HOMESTAY?

BACKPACKER AREA
The location is in the end of Sosrowijayan backpacker street.

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

GOOD FACILITIES
This homestay has complete facilities such as Wifi, public PC, Hot water, 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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*) This homestay was build in 2 years ago. The front side looks like pharmacy or herbal shop, that’s why local people didn’t know it’s a homestay. Even it’s applied on me.

The Lobby and receptionist desk:

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The wallpaper represent heritage buildings in Yogyakarta:

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HOW MUCH IT COST?

RATE:
IDR 135K per bed (10 beds in dormitory rooms )

IDR 150K per bed (4 beds in dormitory rooms )

*) The rate fluctuating depend on the season.

The Beds:

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The Bathroom & Toilet:

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*) The bathroom are separated for man and woman.

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*) Some of the mirror, tube, water faucet are corroded. Some lines between tiles getting yellow. Some paint of the wall are collapsed. They have to renovate it if still want survive in their business.

WIFI:
Yes.

PC + INTERNET:
Yes.

*) 1 PC for internet.

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BICYCLE RENTAL:
No.

SCOOTER RENTAL:
Yes.

*) IDR 75k.

FREE MINERAL WATER:

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*) Unlike other backpacker hostel, they provide free water to drink.

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*) Also free coffee and tea.

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Address: jalan gandekan lor no.44, Indonesia, 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 1 halte/shelter or Pasar Kembang shelter. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
Please take Route 1B – Stop in Pasar Kembang shelter (halte)
Then, please take a walk to the west to the Wakeup homestay.
From Tugu Railway Station :
Please take a walk to the south to the Wakeup homestay.
From Lempuyangan Railway Station :
Please take Route 4A – Stop in SMPN5 shelter (halte)
Then, please take Route 3A – Stop in Malioboro 1 shelter (halte)
Please take a walk to the west to the Wakeup homestay.
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3B – Stop in Pasar Kembang shelter/halte,
then, please take a walk to the Wake up homestay.
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2A – Stop in Malioboro 1 shelter (halte)
Then, please take a walk to the west to the Wakeup homestay.

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

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*) Free Yoga class and Muay Thai training. But, they move the places in other area. So, you can ask the staff to bring you to the location and give some money for them.

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*) Check their schedule first. Make sure it’s match with your plan. Senin = Monday and so on.

CREDIT CARD PAYMENT:
Yes.

SWIMMING POOL:
No.

Th Rooftop view:

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*) You can watch the sunset from the rooftop.

HOW TO CONTACT?

EMAIL:
wakeuphomestay@gmail.com

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
www.wakeuphomestay.com

PHONE:
(+62) 274 514 762

WHATSAPP:

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*) This place is suitable for backpacker. The location  at downtown. Near Sosrowijayan backpacker area, Malioboro street and Yogyakarta railway station.

**) They provide free saturday activity. They call it ‘Explore the other side of Yogyakarta’. Could be visiting the beach, mountain, waterfall or heritage places. It’s free for you. You just pay only the entrance fee of the places. It’s limited seat. Better you contact or text first to get the slots. Here the contact:

Steven: +62838 9945 8728 (Whatsapp)

Yudit: +6288 1273 8505 (Whatsapp)

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*) Photo source: http://www.wakeuphomestay.com/

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