Famous as the main producer of mango Manalagi, Probolinggo is a small town situated at the north coast of East Java with a harbor used mainly for fishing vessels. As a port city with an extensive fishing industry, Probolinggo is the nearest town to visit Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park. Most of the visitors use Probolinggo as the base hub to go on a day trip to the national park.
You can take a bus from Surabaya or Malang to reach Probolinggo, and even though Probolinggo is a small town, the town has many accommodations to offer for all kinds of visitors. Here are our picks on the best guest houses, hotels and vacation rentals!
A modern homestay located in a residential area, Clover Homestay will give you a calm place to relax and rest during your holiday. The accommodation comes with air-conditioned rooms and Wi-Fi is available in the area. Each room has a private bathroom with only a cold shower, but consider the coastal area of the town; a cold shower will sooth you after a long day of activities.
Clover Homestay also provides motorbike rental and trip arrangement if you want to explore Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park. With a kitchen ready to serve you with typical Indonesian dishes, you can get your whole Javanese experiences during your holiday in Probolinggo.
Address: Jalan Mawar Merah no.8, 67219 Probolinggo, Indonesia (see map)
Price: from 14 USD
Bromo Park Hotel Probolinggo is a modern and stylish design hotel that will let you experience the modern life of Probolinggo. The hotel provides a basement car park for visitors who come with their private cars. If you come without private transportation, the hotel can arrange car or motorbike rental, so you can explore Probolinggo and the surroundings at your own pace.
The highlight of the hotel is the delicious dishes they serve at the on-site restaurant. Make sure to try some dinner dishes during your night in Probolinggo.
Bromo Park Hotel Probolinggo
Address: JL. Dr. Sutomo No. 70, 67217 Probolinggo, Indonesia (see map)
Price: from 40 USD
Ever thought about living like a local during your holidays? Villa Rumah Bromo offers you a local experience where you will stay at a villa with terraces and a hot spring bath. You can hire a motorbike if you want to explore Probolinggo and its surroundings at your own pace. The area is also popular for horse riding and hiking. It’s very easy to locate the villa; the host is friendly and quick with responding to guests. They are also very flexible on the check out time.
Villa Rumah Bromo
Address: Jln Raya Bromo KM 31 Desa Sapikerep Kec Sukapura, 67254 Bromo, Indonesia (see map)
Price: from 56 USD
4. Bromo ecolodge
A small accommodation with everything you need. Bromo ecolodge offers a small, clean room with good and simple food. The property is well maintained and has a great atmosphere, where you will be interacting day to day with local people. Make sure to say hi to the locals during your stay, you will be granted with a typical friendly Javanese smile.
Price: from 39 USD
Number of Guests: 16
Located near the bus station, it’s easy to find Hary’s Homestay, a new accommodation that offers basic yet clean rooms during your stay in Probolinggo. Hary’s Homestay offers motorbike and car hire, but you can also rent a bicycle since the accommodation is located in an area that is popular for cycling.
Address: Jalan Raya Bromo KM 5, 67223 Probolinggo, Indonesia (see map)
Price: from 14 USD
Bromo View Hotel the perfect accommodation for your transit journey. It is located right on the side of the main road, so you can easily reach all of the tourist destinations. The hotel offers well equipped rooms with Wi-Fi, and Bromo View Hotel has an on-site restaurant that serves delicious dishes. It’s practically an accommodation with everything you need.
Bromo View Hotel
Address: Jl. Raya Bromo KM 05, 67223 Probolinggo, Indonesia (see map)
Price: from 24 USD
If you’re looking for an accommodation that offers adventure holidays, this accommodation is the right place to stay. The villa has daily pick up services from the airport and train stations from Surabaya and Malang. The 2-story villa with 4 bedrooms is also perfect for big family holidays with complete facilities. It’s surrounded by hills and strategically located near some of the highlighted tourist destinations around Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park.
Did I mention an adventure holiday? Yes, the accommodation provides trail bike/dirt bike rental so you can explore some off-road tracks around the hills nearby. Don’t forget to rent the full safety gear before you hop on the bike!
Villa / Homestay Wonotoro ASRI Bromo
Price: from 77.46 USD
Number of Guests: 10
This is literally living it up in the mountains. Homestay di Gunung Bromo is only 2.5 km (1.5 mi) from the Bromo Mountain entrance. It offers clean and comfortable rooms, and the homestay is perfect for any type of tourists who loves waking up to mountain and hill scenery. A fully equipped kitchen is ready to be used by the guests.
The homestay is ready to arrange your daily trips to explore the town, Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, and nearby towns like Malang.
Homestay di Gunung Bromo
Price: from 61.53 USD
Number of Guests: 8
Living like the locals
A small town with a heavy fishing industry, Probolinggo is truly a local experiences, surrounded with the iconic Bromo volcano. Enjoy it like the locals do!