Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

BENETTA HOUSE – A Tiny Dutch Indies House in The Great Location

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD STAY AT THIS HOMESTAY (BNB)?

FEELS LIKE AT HOME
It’s really comfort feels like at your own home.
Even the host treat you like a family member.

GREAT LOCATION
This spot located in the very good location.
It’s very close to the popular street in Jogja, Malioboro st.

FANTASTIC HOSPITALITY
Mom and her daughter are super friendly and helpful.
They made the house very clean, comfort and good vibe.

NEAR TO THE TOURISM SITE
This place is close to the attraction in the center of Yogyakarta.
Malioboro st, Beringharjo market, Vredeburg museum, Sultan palace, etc.

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*) Photo source: booking.com

HOW MUCH IT COST?

RATE:
IDR ?K- ?K (Dormitory).
IDR 200K – 425K (Private room).

*) The rate fluctuating depend on the season. Sometime you will get cheaper in low season or higher in peak season.

**) The dormitory no longer available anymore.

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WIFI:
Yes.

AIRCON:
Yes.

BREAKFAST:
Yes.

*) Breakfast ready on 7 AM – 10 AM.

**) Don’t ask a breakfast in the early morning such as before sunrise tours.

REFILL WATER:
Yes.

LOCKER:
No.

*) You just need to put it into the locker in your private room.

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Jalan Mataram No.649, Suryatmajan, Danurejan 1, Cokrodirjan, Gg. R. Winasis, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55213

DISTANCE:
About 9.4 km west of Yogyakarta airport or 25 minutes.
About 1.1 km southwest of Lempuyangan railway station or 15 minutes walking.
About 1.1 km southeast of Tugu railway station or 15 minutes walking.
About 6.7 km northwest of Giwangan bus station or 30 minutes.
About 6.8 km southeast of Jombor bus station or 30 minutes.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE HOMESTAY?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
You can use Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Malioboro halte (halte Malioboro). Then, take a walk to the street. 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 halte/shelter (halte Malioboro 2),
then take a walk to the Benetta house.
From Tugu Railway Station :
Just take a walk, very close.
From Lempuyangan Railway Station :
Just take a walk, very close.
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 to the Benetta house.
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2A – Stop in Malioboro 2 halte/shelter (halte Malioboro 2),
then take a walk to the Benetta house.

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

THE SHOWER & RESTROOM:

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BATHROOM:
2 sharing bathroom.

*) One bathroom is under maintenance.

HOT WATER SHOWER:
Yes.

TOWEL:
Yes.

SOAP:
Yes.

SHAMPOO:
No.

THE PANTRY:

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REFRIGERATOR:
Yes.

MICROWAVE:
No.

BREAD TOASTER:
No.

STOVE:
No.

*) Public kitchen not available.

PUBLIC (SOCIAL ROOM):

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TV:
Yes.

*) Shared TV.

DVD PLAYER:
No.

BLUETOOTH SPEAKER:
No.

PUBLIC PC:
No.

FIRST AID BOX:
No.

*) They don’t have a first aid box, but they have all the things for the first aid.

THE SURROUNDING

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OTHERS:

BICYCLE RENTAL:
No.

*) They will help you to find it.

SCOOTER RENTAL:
No.

*) They will help you to find it.

**) There is no area for parking a car or scooter. Only two scooter parking allowed in front of the homestay.

RESTAURANT NEARBY:
Yes.

*) There are a lot of tasty street food and restaurant nearby.

MASSAGE/SPA NEARBY:
No.

*) You can find it on Malioboro st.

LAUNDRY NEARBY:
Yes.

ATM NEARBY:
Yes.

THE ROOM

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*) Photo source: agoda.com and booking.com.

**) I don’t have any pictures of the room since all the room occupied when i visited the Benetta house.

HOW TO CONTACT?

EMAIL:
benettahouse@yahoo.com

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:

PHONE:
(+62) 878-2121-6345

*) You can text them via Whatsapp if the smartphone holded by miss Silva. If her mom hold it, then you have to make a call.

CHECK IN:
2 PM.

CHECK OUT:
12 AM.

HOMESTAY POLICY:
 1. Two persons in a room only.
 2. Kids are not allowed, adults only.
 3. No pets allowed.
 4. No smoking in the room & social room.
 5. No eating on the bed.
 6. Don't flush toilet paper/tissue/tampons into the toilet.
 7. No cooking in the pantry.
 8. Clear your table & wash your dishes afterwards.
 9. No more noise after 10 PM.
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*) This vintage house remind me to my grandma house. The narrow road and the interior of this tiny house decorated so lovely and proportional. The most memorable about Benetta House is about their services. Miss Silva and her mom treat you like a family member. They are very kind,  helpful and so friendly.

WATCH THE BENETTA HOUSE ON THE VIDEO:

 

SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR HOMESTAY:

SIGHT SEEING NEARBY:

1. Malioboro street: about 500 m west of homestay or 2 minutes walking.
2. Sosrowijayan backpacker street: about 800 m northwest of homestay or 10 minutes walking.
3. Beringharjo market: about 750 m southwest of homestay or 10 minutes walking.
4. Vredeburg museum: about 950 m southwest of homestay or 12 minutes walking.
5. Sonobudoyo museum: about 1.2 km southwest of homestay or 15 minutes walking.
6. Sultan palace: about 1.6 km southwest of homestay or 20 minutes walking.
7. Tamansari water castle: about 2.5 km southwest of homestay or 32 minutes walking.
8. Kopi Joss charcoal coffee: about 1.1 km northwest of homestay or 15 minutes walking.
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