10 Comfy Airbnb Vacation Rentals To Stay In Balikpapan, Kalimantan - Updated 2022

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Balikpapan is famous as one of the business center areas in Indonesia. If you are going to Balikpapan for a business trip and want to bring your family for a holiday while you are working, don’t worry! Balikpapan offers many properties for you to stay with your family during your business trip or vacation. We reviewed the 10 best Airbnb places for you and your family in Balikpapan. Stay in comfort and luxury!

1. Ria’s Family Homestay (from 46 USD)

Ria’s Family Homestay offers more than just a homestay. This house is a country house located in Balikpapan. It offers amenities include air conditioning, a kitchen, and a TV. Enjoy free WiFi through the entire house. Ria’s Family Homestay costs you only 46 USD or 603675 IDR per night, and comes with a little backyard for your morning coffee.

This house has an elegant living room with a nice sofa, carpet and wallpaper. Bring your car or rent one during your stay; Ria’s homestay provides a comfortable and safe garage.

Ria's Family Homestay

Price: from 46 USD

Number of Guests: 6

2. Luxury House (from 139 USD)

This house is very convenient for a family gathering or a company holiday. This is a big house with 3 king sized beds in 3 bedrooms. You will have free access to the kitchen and swimming pool. TV, WiFi, and basic needs are provided by the house owner. This is a safety house equipped with a smoke detector, first aid box, and fire extinguisher. It only takes 15 minutes to the airport and 10 minutes to the city center. You and your family will love this.

Luxury House

Price: from 139 USD

Number of Guests: 6

3. Luxury near the city center (from 155 USD)

Not much different from the last luxury house, this house will spoil you. Here you will experience how it feels to have a bar in your home! The spacious living room with wooden sofa and crystal lamps, with a beautiful painting hanging on the wall, will stun you. The big garage will keep your and your business partner’s cars safe. Your family will enjoy the spacious house, especially the kids. They will feel roomy staying in this house.

Luxury near the city center

Price: from 155 USD

Number of Guests: 6

4. Valma’s House (from 38 USD)

Located in a housing complex in Balikpapan Selatan, this house offers a comfortable and safe place to stay. This is a chance for you to interact with local people. Your kids will have a fun time with local kids and learn how local people live. Chit-chat with the neighbor and ask for a local recipe to cook in the kitchen.

For only 38 USD or 496355 IDR per night, enjoy a house only walking distance to a swimming pool, a gym and a tennis court. These facilities belong to the housing complex. Fit for 6 people, this house comes with air-conditioning in the main bedroom and TV. If you are a smoker, this house allows you to smoke. Rent a car to enjoy the city with your family and park in front of Valma’s House for free.

Valma's House

Price: from 38 USD

Number of Guests: 6

5. A Hilltop House (from 57 USD)

Located in Central Balikpapan City, this house lies on a hill top. You will enjoy the exoticism of Balikpapan from up high. Different to an apartment in a tower, the view from this house is green and blue from the trees and the sea. From 57 USD or 735681 IDR, experience a local stay, only walking distance to the local shops, grocery stores, and local restaurants. You will have access to a swimming pool, gym, and spa. A house with a lush tropical landscape, and a hidden gem you must discover during your excursion in Balikpapan.

A Hilltop House

Price: from 57 USD

Number of Guests: 2

6. The Hill Residence (from 231 USD)

The Hill Residence offers unique sensations and comfortable living for guests. The design of the house is inspired by the layout of Balinese houses which capture the artistic heritage of Balinese culture. The inside atmosphere reflects the outside, while the courtyard is an extension of all the rooms in the house.

The house has its own plunge pool and sun deck for those who like to relax in privacy. This house comes with free access to the swimming pool, gym, children’s playground, tennis court and a mini golf course. The location is only a few minutes from the city center.

The Hill Residence

Price: from 231 USD

Number of Guests: 8

7. Balikpapan Condotel (from 46 USD)

Balikpapan Condotel is located in Ruby Tower In Balikpapan Selatan. This is a ‘near to everywhere’ property to stay in with your family. Very comfortable for a businessman who is very mobile. Located in the city center, you can leave your family to have have a city tour while you are working. Only 10 minutes from the airport and walking distance to E Walk shopping center, enjoy a skyline swimming pool with a beach view behind.

At 46 USD or 603675 IDR per night, Balikpapan Condotel comes with amenities that include a flat-screen cable TV and a private balcony that overlooks the Pentacity Shopping Mall. Shower facilities and free toiletries are provided. Need something? Don’t worry, the reception is always available at the apartment.

Balikpapan Condotel

Price: from 46 USD

Number of Guests: 2

8. Riverside Loft (from 193 USD)

This house is located in Balikpapan Timur, a great place to stay with your family. Riverside Loft offers beach-front living with the green and blue view of the trees and the sea. Enjoy an ocean sunrise with your loved ones in the morning, a sea breeze in the afternoon and glittering stars at night. It’s ideal for kids because you will have access to the kid’s playground near the house.

Enjoy a house with a second floor for your romantic nights with your partner. The house facilities are plenty, and include WiFi. You will also have access to the swimming pool, tennis court, and Pendopo Beach Club House.

Riverside Loft

Price: from 193 USD

Number of Guests: 2

9. Lawang Jawa (from 49 USD)

This property is located in a secluded neighborhood in Balikpapan Selatan. Very suitable for those who crave serenity after working all day long. This house with Javanese style comes with a garden which is suitable for your kids to play around. There is a big living room without any walls, making you feel comfortable and roomy. This house is only around 49 USD or 603675 IDR per night.

You can enjoy this house near Bukit Damai Indah Recreational Area where you and your family can access the swimming pool and fitness area, and also KFC, a chocolatier, and many more restaurants. If you plan to go alone to Balikpapan, this house also offers a room only, where you’ll have access to the shared kitchen with other guests. Clean towels are provided for your convenience.

Lawang Jawa

Price: from 49 USD

Number of Guests: 7

10. A family sanctuary (from 52 USD)

This family sanctuary is located in Balikpapan Utara. Experience a stay with locals! The house owners live in the house while they rent 2 other rooms. It’s very comfortable to stay here with kids, even for a big family. The big backyard is a nice place to build tents for camping with your kids. You can access the kitchen, laundry, swimming pool and there’s also WiFi.

Need an airport transfer? The owner will help you out at only 5 USD for one way. They will also guide you around Balikpapan if you wish. This house is only 30-90 minutes away to tourism destinations such as Kilang Mandiri Beach, Manggar Beach, Bukit Bengkirai, Honey Bear Conservatory, Crocodile Farming, and Sei Wein.

A family sanctuary

Price: from 52 USD

Number of Guests: 4

More than a business center

Balikpapan is a business center area in East Kalimantan. However, the beauty of the city which is surrounded by beaches and hills will make your business trip more valuable. Bring your family here and experience the city. Explore Balikpapan from coast to coast and stay close with your family during your working days. Tell your family the good news and book your accommodation now!

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