Marina Mamberamo Hotel In Sorong, Indonesia: A Gateway To Paradise On Earth

Marina Mamberamo Hotel In Sorong, Indonesia: A Gateway To Paradise On Earth
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Sorong is a gateway to Raja Ampat, one of the world’s best diving spots on Earth that has once been given the title of “The Best Destination for Adventure Category”. Are you looking for a decent accommodation with the best price in the area? If so, come and stay in Marina Mamberamo! It is a decent hotel to shelter those who are wishing to visit the legendary diving paradise.

Lobby with amazing ocean view

Panoramic view from Marina Mamberamo’s lobby

Upon entering the hotel, you’ll notice how nice it is to spend your time in the lobby. They do really well in managing the area. It is very clean from the floor to the window glass. The hotel staffs are friendly and welcoming and some of them speak fluent English. From the lobby, you will view the blue color of ‘Banda’ sea with Raja Ampat archipelago. You will also be able to see some ships transporting passengers to and from the islands. Being in such a comfortable hotel lobby, you will just want to stay there longer, won’t you?

Best value rooms with good views

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Marina Mamberamo Hotel provides the best accommodation in various type and prices. Each room is air conditioned and equipped with a flat screen TV plus free internet connection. The cheapest room, Superior twin, is available at 40 USD per night with decent facilities and view to the Sorong city.

If you don’t mind splurging for a good view, the suite rooms are available at 127 USD each and it boosts a gorgeous view of the ocean. This is the best thing that this hotel is featuring. The room balcony and window allow guests to enjoy the panorama view of the picturesque Raja Ampat islands, which is better than the view from the lobby, as the rooms are on the upper floors. Get the ultimate view of the beautiful small islands nestled amongst the vastness of the ocean from your room balcony!

Indonesian-style breakfast at Metamani restaurant

Marina Mamberamo hotel's restaurant

Have you tried Indonesian food? At Marina Mamberamo hotel’s restaurant, Metamani, you’d be offered ala-carte breakfast with several options of Indonesian food. (If you prefer to have Western cuisine, they also have choices of simple Western food like bread and cereal). The most popular choice among tourists is Nasi Goreng, literally translated as Fried Rice. It is rice stir-fried with chicken, sweet soy, chili pepper, garlic, onion and usually served with a scrambled egg. Another favorite would be Indonesian curry called Rendang. It is beef cooked with coconut-milk, lemongrass, ginger, cinnamon sticks, coriander etc.

Decent street food at cheap prices near to Marina Mamberamo Hotel

Food stalls by the beach

Are you looking for a decent dinner with low budget? There are many food stalls right in front of the hotel area where most of them sell seafood like carp and squid for under 2 USD per portion. Most seafood, which is simply called kakap goreng (fried carp) or cumi goreng (fried squid), is cooked in Indonesian way, where the food is soaked in flour batter, deep-fried and dipped in sambal chilli sauce with either kecap manis (thick sweet soy sauce) or terasi (fermented shrimp) before being eaten. In fact, it’s not just a decent dinner with low budget, but you’ll also enjoy the dining ambience. This line of street food stalls in front of Marina Mamberamo Hotel overlook the sea, allowing you to enjoy your value-for-money food with beautiful ocean views.

Close to airport and Sorong Port

Apart from those amenities, staying at Marina Mamberamo Hotel is very convenient. It is a mere 15-minute drive from the nearest airport and 5 minutes to Sorong port, the place for you to sail to Raja Ampat. With its convenient location and affordable rates, you should book your room early to avoid disappointment!

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