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Bloem Steen Homestay

27 reviews
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good3%
  • Average11%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible68%
11 Feb 2016
“Flophouse? Too dovey of a term!”
15 Nov 2015
“Don't go!”
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

The term "flophouse" would be enormously flattering for this dump - it's dirty, rundown and - a pun comes in handy! - it's crawling with bedbugs, dozens of those vile insects per square metre! Half a pint of blood I lost during a one-night stay...More

1  Thank reinhardtp2016
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I spent a night in Jakarta between flights and made the huge mistake of not searching around enough. So I checked into the Bloem Steen - it was cheap enough, and from the outside, seemed nice enough (and I was very tired). The bed was...More

2  Thank charliehotelz
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The shared bathrooms look like they haven't been cleaned in years and are infested with flies. My feet were black with dirt after walking on the bathroom tiles. There are plenty of staff; who are nice and friendly, but seem to be lounging around and...More

1  Thank Jacob M
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Although it is mentioned in the lonely planet, don't go there even when you are tempted by cheapness! The beds were made out of plastic sofa cushions and the bathroom hadn't been cleaned in years. There was lots of dust, dirt and copious amount of...More

1  Thank Evelien W
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Thought we found a nice cheap room but that was until we were woken at 2am from several bites from bedbugs. Horrible experience. Don't stay here. We immediately moved to a place down the street that thankfully was open in the middle of the night.

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Indonesia > Java > Jakarta > Menteng
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"Keep away from this hell hole"
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"take a mosquito net with you and do not choose the room in the back on the right site. BED BUGS!"
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"I stayed in room 4, next to the television and the place were the staff members sleep on the floor. So I..."
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"Doesnt matter how cheap, always look for "clean""
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