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Big Pineapple Backpackers

Hostelworld.comUS$ 18*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sanur, Indonesia
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Had bookings for 2 nights and ended up staying for 5 nights. The hostel itself is very clean & nice after the renovation. Free breakfast and big swimming pool is literally what I like the most! Lot of spot to chill. 10-15 minutes walk to the beach and great restaurant & bar To sum it all up, the sisters that...

Thank jadehartland
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My friend and I stayed here and loved it! We paid for a twin room w/ ensuite and ended up with a private room each with ensuites, in an entire villa to ourselves with a pool just outside the door! The staff were lovely and helpful and we also used the driver service on a few occasions. The only tip...

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel is great value for money, the dorm beds are wide and high (for bottom bunk) plenty of room and lockers provided. The hostel has just been refurbished and has a lovely deep pool , although the hostel is not so busy it has a backpackers vibe and good to meet new people. Sanur might not be for everyone...

1Thank Nick E
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This hostel is under construction at the moment. People work all around the ground floor, in the rooms and close to the pool. Therefore it's quite noisy all day. There is almost no one staying here at the moment. I met 5 other people during my whole stay here and that was everyone that was staying here. Can't recommend staying...

1Thank Hendrik T
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The area is quiet, I stopped here before going to the Gili islands, just about the same as everyone else who stayed there too! The rooms were basic as one would come to expect from the hostel. It was quite difficult to locate at first as its tucked away in a alleyway with no obvious signage around... The staff were...

Thank Country12Boy
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed when I got there because it didn't look very clean but it is actually not bad! Try to pay for the rooms with ac because is just a couple of extra dollars and it gets very hot at night...the pool and common areas are very nice. The location is good, not as bad as some people had...

1Thank elisaaraya
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Lovely 4 night stay - were upgraded from the 6 bed dorm to the 2 bed, staff are very friendly. Andy (English manager) is very helpful with information and booking of tours/uber/activites. Hostel is a great location and the wifi is good

1Thank tracyeloise
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I check in for the night as I had an early flight the next morning. At the airport I saw a bug on my cap, on closer inspection I found about 15 bedbugs on my cap alone. I also found my bags and clothes were completely crawling with bed bugs. Hmmmm not the best situation when your travelling!

1Thank dunlopaj
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2016

First time we came to Bali, we stayed 3 nights at the big pineapple, and then we traveled around Bali for a few weeks to different locations, these included, Ubud, Kuta, and Padang Bai. We found the big pineapple to be a very friendly and homely atmosphere, the staff were very kind and very helpful with all of our questions...

1Thank julia242016
Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I went here in Nov 2014 for my first solo backpack overseas, I know it's an overdue review. Sorry. The hostel staffs are very friendly. Not hard to find. They have a nice pool too. Sanur beach is walking distance anyway. They also have loads of movies you can enjoy if you want a lazy day. Backpacker's home in the...

1Thank Korikokok

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BIG Pineapple is BALI’s only certified (100% Green) Mite Mold and bed bug free hostel. (FROM:September 2013). Because unwanted pests can be reintroduced, every month we continue routine maintenance from the professionals to back-up our 100% guarantee. This ensures your stay with us is as comfortable as possible.All pests are removed using a 4 stage -100% green non toxic control.(Ozone, essential oils, steam and Diatomaceous Earth)We stand behind our guarantees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Pineapple Backpackers

Address: Jl. Tirta Ening Gang Blue Dive no. 6, Sanur, Denpasar 80227, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Bali > Denpasar > Sanur
Price Range: ₹ 969 - ₹ 1,292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Quiet area!”
Country12Boy, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bali is hot at the moment, so best choosing an air conditioning room.”
julia242016, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go for aircon!”
HollyMarchant, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Best room is the 6 person dorm on 1st floor. Quieter than ground floor, access to ensuite bathroom. Conveniently placed A.C. sockets.”
639ivanj, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I would choose the rooms upstairs, much more quiet”
Dcf1983, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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