You are invited to stay in Da Rifi Hostel with tropical environment constructed atmosphere at the location near by Surabaya airport.
Tourism and traffic is convenient due to Da Rifi's helpdesk for information. We will help you to continue your journey to see Taman Safari Indonesia (Indonesia Safari Park), beautiful Batu City with agro-tourism, Bromo mountain which is an active volcano, Madura island with its new bridge from Surabaya to Madura island, Ijen volcano producing surphur, Watu Ulo beach, until going around Java and Bali. We will show you how to spend your money as efficiently as possible. We can advise you how to continue your journey to Bali or Jogja by bus, public bus, train or rent car. We provide information for cheap Bali and Jogja hostels too.
Our hostel provides only dormitory rooms to offer you cheap stay. We provide you free breakfast, free hot and cold drinking water 24 hours. Breakfast may change with rice or noodle per your request, so tell us for the next day service.
We understand some flights like Air Asia doesn't provide meal, so feel free to ask meal when you are hungry. Don't worry, it's free.
Free laundry and ironing, or you can use our washing machine free for anytime you wish.
Taxi is available for 24 hours, we can call anytime per your request, and be available within not more than 10 minutes.
If you would take various local foods, food sellers pass by our hostel from 6 am till 8 pm. Or you may go to Dunkin Donut in 2 min walk, or Superindo Supermarket 3 min walk, Giant hypermart 10 min walk.
Some restaurants surrounding serve delivery service, but they are closed at 9 pm. One of the restaurants is really cheap to serve chicken porridge or chicken noodle. It costs Rp.6,500 each and it delivers free! Or you may eat there, it is just 2 min walk.
Giant serves many meals inside the store, or you can choose others than inside food stalls. There is AW restaurant in front of Giant. Next to Giant is Kentucky Fried Chicken 24 h with free wifi,
Banks are located at behind Giant. Bank International Indonesia serves as money changer. ATM center is available at Giant.
Airport pickup by motorcycle is only Rp.25,000, but you should confirm first by email.
To the center of city, you can take public minibus H4 which you can reach with 2 min walk. This minibus is active day and night, and can take you directly in front of Royal Plaza, post office, etc. Minibus HQ directly goes to bus terminal Bungurasih/Purabaya.
If you wish to serve as volunteers to teach English in schools, we accommodate for free.
We also provide rent a car for private (1-2), or group (2 - up) with the same price. Similar price when you want to be picked up from Bromo to Da Rifi or airport. The car is Avanza or Xenia, which can carry up to 7 people. This car can also go to Ijen, Bali, or Jogja with charges Rp. 400,000/day included driver without gasoline. It requires approximately Rp.150,000 -.200,000 for gasoline per day, depends on how far/long you go.
We also guide you how to handle your budget trip. You may hire our bicycle for free to go around Surabaya city. So, come and stay with us; your home in Surabaya when you are away from home.
We make our hostel as comfy as possible. Make yourself comfortable. Ask meal when you are hungry, no worry, we don't charge you. Or you can cook by yourself. If you want to order food from restaurants surroundings, we can call it for you. They have delivery service. Or just walk within 10 minutes to find Kentucky Fried Chicken or AW restaurant. Two minutes going to Dunkin' Donuts.
This is a Trusted Review. Why?
Its truly a homely feeling when you stay in this hostel. Its not just a feeling, but its in fact a home in reality. Its closer to the airport but is a little far from the city area. The lady at the hostel, Dyana, was very helpful in arranging for taxi/car etc.
This is a Trusted Review. Why?
Da Rifi is an icredible place, thanks to owner/landlady Diana ! I can't express my gratitude for all the hel she provided me! She helped me to star mu trip up and heled me once agan when I came back tired and dirty ! I STRONGLY RECOMMEND Da Rifi hostel to EVERYBODY !!
(P.S. Remeber to take Earplugs - It's next to Mosquem but the hospitality and service is MUCH MORE IMPORTANT).
For me - 10 of 10 (with earplugs) :D
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