If Cambodia has the famous Angkor Wat, Indonesia has the majestic Borobudur. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this gargantuan Buddhist temple dates back to 8th century AD. It is the number one reason so many tourists come to Yogyakarta, yet there are plenty of great hotels near Borobudur.
Staying near Borobudur Temple has its perks. For one, you can wake up slightly later to watch the sunrise. You can visit the temple without having to drive all the way to Yogyakarta and you are always surrounded by the beautiful countryside. To help you find the perfect hotel, here is a list of hotels near Borobudur temple sorted for your budget needs.
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DYI: Best Budget Hotel Near Borobudur
Efata Homestay from $21 a night
The Efata is a budget homestay a five minute walk away from Borobudur Temple. The property is small with neat clean rooms and a big garden. From the email they send you with directions to the property as soon as you have made the booking through to their willingness to help make arrangements for you during your stay the owners are very welcoming and try to make you feel at home. If you are looking for a budget hotel close to Borobudur Efata Homestay is a great choice.
DYI: Best Mid Range Hotel Near Borobudur
Amata Borobudur Resort from $81 a Night
The Amata Borobudur is a spacious and homey resort with a year-round outdoor pool, private bungalows with an outdoor shower, barbecue facilities and a great mountain view. The bungalows look traditional on the outside, with a nice veranda overlooking the flowers gardens, but modern on the inside with amazing little details. There’s an on-site restaurant offering Asian cuisine. Reviews on Agoda highlight the great customer service from the staff and the delicious food served at the restaurant. The property is about 3.9 km from Borobudur temple and offers bike rentals.
DYI: Best Luxury Hotel Near Borobudur
Villa Borobudur from $175 a Night
Villa Borobudur is a luxury resort on the hillside overlooking the valley of Borobudur. The villas offer panoramic views over the temple. Rooms in the villas are big and comfortable with beautiful decor, artwork and furnishings. Guests staying two nights at the resort get a complimentary guide to lead them around the Borobudur. Complimentary airport transfer is also offered. Reviews on Agoda highlight almost always refer to the amazing views and beautiful villas. One thing to keep in mind is that the resort is more of a compound with separate villas.
Recommended Hotels Near Borobudur
There are a lot of great hotels near Borobudur Temple. We’ve already listed our favourites, but here are a few more options for you to think about. Just click on the ‘Find Out More’ link to jump to the hotel that fits your budget.
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Recommended Budget Hotels Near Borobudur
Jolan Jalan Homestay Borobudur from $16 a night ($7 for the tent)
Jolan Jalan is a basic homestay run by a local family in a small village close to Borobudur. The homestay is in a small village 1.9 km from Borobudur Temple. Jolan Jalan is a hit with guests because of the very friendly and accommodating owners and staff. While there is a lot of positive feedback on Booking, the facilities are very basic. Overall though good value for money if you are travelling on a tight budget.
Omah Setumbu from $25 a night
Omah Setumbu is a nice simple accommodation in the middle of garden and rice fields. According to previous guests the staff is tremendously friendly and helpful. You’re just about 4 km from Borobudur (10 minutes drive). You can also borrow their bikes for free. It has a nice surrounding, but also a bit isolated. It is very good value for money though.
Eloprogo Art House from $36 a Night
Eloprogo Art House is nestled in a small village 4 km from Borobudur. The resort is rustic, surrounded by nature and built on a slope with beautiful views over the Elo and Progo rivers below. The whole property has a boutique feel. The buildings are made from recycled bits and pieces. Nothing matches and is very colourful. Previous guests love the delicious food served at the restaurant and the tranquil location that is an escape from the city bustle. The main complaints are the location, it is 4 km from Borobudur, and the basic facilities.
Recommended Mid Range Hotels Near Borobudur
Cempaka Villa II from $24 a Night
Cempaka Villa II is a new one room apartment style complex a five minute walk from Borobudur temple. The rooms are modern, clean and functional. Guests who left feedback on Agoda left positive feedback about the friendly and helpful staff and quiet environment. While Cempaka Villa II is a popular choice with travellers there is slight room for improvement by offering a better breakfast for example.
Omah Garengpoeng Guest House from $44 a Night
Omah Garengpoeng Guesthouse is a small resort with traditional Javanese Joglo bungalows. The rooms have garden views and they even have single rooms for solo travellers. Reviews on Agoda highlight the fast Wi-Fi. The resort scored high for cleanliness and the food served at the restaurant. Borrowing a bike is free and there are activities like horseback riding, hiking, cycling, and massage services on offer. The only critical feedback was that it could be a bit cheaper.
Rumah Dharma from $51 a Night
Rumah Dharma is a small resort on the outskirts of Borobudur. The resort is like a little island surrounded on all four side with paddy fields and on a clear day you can see Merapi in the distance. The room are spacious and have basic furnishings. Feedback from previous guests compliment the friendly staff and relaxing environment. You can borrow a bicycle to cycle around the local villages or go to Borobudur. Easily one of the best mid-range hotels near Borobudur.
Manohara Resort from $116 a Night
Manohara Borobudur is arguably one of the best hotels near Borobudur. The hotel is just 600 meters away from the temple complex. Manohara is the only entrance for visitors who want to watch sunrise from the top of Borobudur Temple. Rooms at the hotel are nicely furnished and comfortable, yet it’s the location that guests pay for. Feedback on Agoda does identify a few things, like the breakfast, that could be improved. Overall a great hotel if you want to stay near Borobudur Temple.
Recommended Luxury Hotels Near Borobudur
Amanjiwo Resort Borobudur
Aman group is one of the best company in hospitality sector. Amanjiwo is located around 3km from Borobudur Temple. The property is beautiful and incooperates many of its design elements from the local culture. To book thi resort, check out their website.
Plataran Borobudur from $120 a night
Plataran Borobudur is one of the best, and definitely more expensive, hotels near Borobudur. The location is beautiful with views overlooking Borobudur, the service is excellent and the food is delicious. If you can afford it you should definitely try Plataran Borobudur. The only complaint is the price of the property and activities, but it’s to be expected from a luxury resort.