Climb up and jump! It’s not every day we come across a hostel with a climbing wall and swimming pool - all that with an absolute dream destination! Gili Castle Hostel welcomes adventurous backpackers to the stunning island of Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. This party come cosy castle is the place to be if you want outdoor (and indoor) adventure, unique design and super social vibes; it is what makes this the 5 Star Hostel in Gili Trawangan, nearby the famous Bali, Indonesia.
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Location advantage and Neighborhood of Gili Castle
Gili Castle is on Gili Trawangan Island, accessed from either Bali or Lombok. This means super fun choices on how to get there! From Bali take either the fast boat or helicopter – tough choice. From Lombok, take the local boat or slow ferry. The hostel also offer a pick up/drop off to your hostel in Bali.
The hostel location is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Go scuba diving, snorkeling, trekking – Mount Rinjani is a highlight – kayaking, horse riding, do some yoga; the options it seems are endless.
Gili Castle, Dusun Gili Trawangan, Desa Gili Indah, Kecamatan Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352, Indonesia
All room types at Gili Castle
Private Room Types available: Queen Double Room, King Double Room
Shared Room Types available: 3 Bed Dorms
Not sure what room to pick? Our guides will help you to decide:
If you are looking for a fabulous hostel in Indonesia by the beach, look no further. Gili Castle is the place to be. This, however, is not your typical boutique-5-star-hostel you might expect. This place is a paty 5 Star Hostel, for the backpacker living the life at fullest.
All 5 Star Hostels, including Gili Castle, are awarded by Hostelgeeks, an independent platform designed to deliver the world’s greatest hostels.
Based on transparent criteria, the 5 Star Hostels are budget accommodations with character and personality.
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Right next door you will also find one of the coolest party hostels in Gili Trawangan, the Gili Castle.
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In total, there are 15 staff members at Gili Castle, all from Lombok.
The two managers are European, let us quickly introduce them to you:
Ricky is from Brighton, England.
When he has finished telling you funny stories and isn’t busy creating a vibrant atmosphere, you can find him in the kitchen.
He makes the best bangers and mash on the island!
The staff is one of the criteria being a 5 Star-rated hostel.
Bella is originally from Germany and studied hospitality for three years.
If she isn’t helping to manage the staff, or looking at reservations, she will take you under her wing and teach you a thing or two about Fly High Yoga.
It’s true that the staff take their motto “come as a stranger, leave as a friend” very seriously.
Love it, absolutely love it!
Bella, Ricky, the rest of the crew, can’t thank you enough! Had an amazing time and the hostel has a perfect atmosphere throughout all times of the day. Rooms are great as only 3 beds means plenty of space for everyone. Great food throughout the day and awesome staff behind the bar.
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