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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I stayed here for 2 nights. I booked an Iijen tour through them and as a solo traveler - it worked out the cheapest way to see Iijen. Despite it being a little far from the airport and empty the two separate nights I stayed here. The hostel has a booklet helpful to explore the city and organizes tours to...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your helpful review. The info helps other guests and would-be guests. Yes, we help our guests to arrange for Bromo Ijen tour at competitive price. We are happy to know that you enjoy the tour. Thanks for staying at Krowi Inn. Cheers.

Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and booked a 3D2N Ijen-Bromo tour through them. While the guesthouse is not the cheapest you can find, it is a really pleasant place to stay and you will save some significant amount of money by booking a Bromo-Ijen tour with them instead of another agency. The rooms: The rooms are very clean, look...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your comprehensive review. It is helpful for other travellers. We are happy to know that you are satisfied and enjoy your stay at Krowi Inn and the tour we helped to arrange. We apologize that we did not know Bromo was close at that time. Cheers.

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We emailed few days before our stay and there was prompt reply from the owner ibu rona. The embak who assisted us to check in was friendly and nice. We took family room tht has different area for shower which was very privte and comfy. Ibu rona also gave some tips on going around jln ciliwung. Visit also their website...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review and the time spent at Krowi Inn. We are glad that you enjoyed and are satisfied with your stay at Krowi Inn. I agree there is a wealth of information on Krowi Inn in our website: direction, tour, the rooms etc. We look forward to your next stay with us. Thanks for staying at...

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private room. This was a good price for the size as it was very large with an ensuite. It was very clean, included lockers, AC, towels, sheets and pillows. Inhale tonality I did not like the area at all but can't complain about the hostel itself and would recommend it. The staff were really helpful and...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank for your review. We are glad to know that you find our tips help your trip. We are also happy to know that you are happy with our accommodation and service. Have a nice trip and enjoy Indonesia. Cheers.

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

its good hostel with no disturbing from anyone. Sleep well in the room of 6 beds. Aircon is working well, the toilet is clean. Found that the owner is good taking care of all thing to be neat. the lady was also nice to everyone. she help us finding taxi to the airport on the raining day in the erly...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your excellent review. We are glad to know you enjoy our service and accommodation. It has been a pleasure to be of service to you, we hope to see you again in the future. Thanks for staying at Krowi Inn. Cheers.

Limerick
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before travelling to Bromo. It is very clean and the beds are very comfortable. Only a few minutes walk from a big shopping centre. Most importantly, the staff are so so helpful! They gave us loads of information on how to get to Bromo etc. Would recommend!

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for your excellent review. We are glad to know that you are happy with our service and assistance. Indeed we can help our guests arrange for Bromo Ijen tour. Our location is near Sutos Shopping mall, convenience store, post office, bus terminal and bus stops and eating places. Thanks for staying at Krowi Inn. Cheers.

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The hostel is clean but thats it. The rooms have ac the rest is basic. It is ok if you need a place to stay for a night in between but doesnt have much of the hostel culture. Close to the hostel is a big mall with restaurants and cinema. The city center and all the rest is rather far...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for your feedback. We will consider your feedback for improvement. By definition of Surabaya map and area, our location is in the city center. You can reach many places of interest by bus, there are public transport right in front of Krowi Inn and bus stops within 10 minutes walk. Surabaya zoo is within 10 minutes walk. Shopping...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We spent a night here on the way out of Surabaya, after a weekend trekking up (and down) mountains. It was a great place to recuperate, and the staff couldn't be more helpful in recommending sights, and places to eat. The computers already had all the places of interest pinned on Google Earth, and there were folders full of relevant...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your extensive and excellent review. We are happy that you enjoy our accommodation and facilities. As we also like to travel, we try to help our guests to get the most of their visit to Surabaya and surrounding area by giving a self guided tour and places of interest to better organize their trip....

Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

The hostel has all that you require as a traveller. The staff were exceptionally friendly, and provided a lot of insightful information. The location is pretty good, located nearby local restaurants and mini-markets. The rooms were comfortable, and bathrooms were adequate. Computer onsite with good wi-fi throughout the establishment. Breakfast included was noodles with a poached egg, which was nice,...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, warm regards. Thanks for your excellent review. Krowi Inn is centrally located near Surabaya zoo and Sutos mall, within 5-10 minutes walk. There are many food options in the surrounding area. Yes, indeed you can find many information in the computers available for guests use. We mark places of interest in google earth to help our guests plan their...

Reviewed 13 February 2016

We stopped here for two nights and were surprised by the quality of the hostel compared to the price. What a nice place! Security is top-notch, beds were comfy and clean, bathrooms were plentiful and spotless, and included breakfast noodles were nice. We stayed in a mixed dorm and it was actually mixed evenly. We walked from Wonokromo train station...

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Krowi, Owner at Krowi Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your wonderful review and feedback. We are happy to have you staying with us and are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay and are satisfied with our accommodation and service. Thanks for staying at Krowi Inn. Cheers.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Krowi Inn is a boutique hostel in Surabaya. Perfect for long and short stay. Krowi Inn provides what traveller need: clean, comfy spring bed and bed sheet of high quality, AC, free Wifi,hot shower, personal locker, free drinking water. All of 6 guest rooms are non-smoking and air-conditioned. Krowi Inn provides dormitory style and private rooms. LED TV with cable channels and computer for guests' use is available in common area. Free wi-fi in public areas and rooms. Food is available at budget friendly price in the surrounding area. It is strategically located in city center, in the business district of Darmo and Diponegoro. We're close to everything what traveller could possibly need - bus stations (Terminal Joyoboyo), cheap eateries, convenience stores, ATMs, post office, places of interest (ZOO, Sutos mall, Ciputra World), etc. Also ideal place to stay to visit family/relatives/friends in hospitals within the vicinity. Limited parking space is available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Krowi Inn

Address: Jln. Ciliwung 66, Surabaya 60241, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Java > East Java > Surabaya
Price Range: €17 - €21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Hang the towel given in front of your bed to give you some privacy when you are sleeping on the lower bunk bed”
haqimnawawi, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you don't want to sleep next to other guests, choose 1 separated beds.”
366sakura, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you're staying in a dorm, check in early so that you'll get the lower bunk which seems more comfortable and convenient.”
683asha, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The Inn is by the busy main road, we had a room nearest to the main road and was pleasantly surprised that it was quiet inside. Light sleepers might want to consider getting the rooms in the back of the house.”
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AlfonsoJohan, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“There are only 2 or 3 rooms - get any room, it won't make that much of a difference - during low season, there's a good chance you'll have the entire room to yourself (which happened to us). During high season, try to check in early if you want the lower bunks. The higher bunks looks uncomfortable.”
vknotkrishnan, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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