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Mataram
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Mataram which includes a temple or place of worship

With water palaces, temples, markets and museums, Lombok’s laid-back capital has plenty to rewards travellers who choose to linger.

Lombok’s capital, Mataram,offers royal palaces and playgrounds, temples, markets and parklands. Whilemany visitors use it simply as a transit point, the city has enough provincialand cultural charms to reward those who linger.

Explore Lombok’s rich historyand culture at the Museum Negeri. The museum houses thousands of fascinatingitems such as masks, fabrics and traditional weapons.

Browse the stores andstalls of Mataram Mall, four floors of clothing boutiques, electronics storesand food outlets. For a more old-school Asian feel, wander through the marketsand small independent stores at Cakranegara. Here, you’ll find pearl shops,gold stores and retailers selling sporting goods, fabrics and handicrafts.

Spend an hour or two atthe Mayura Water Palace, built in 1744 as the administrative centre of Balineseroyal court. Relax by the large artificial lake and lotus pool. Then walk overto the floating pavilion that was once a law court and meeting place.

Just across the road isPura Meru, the largest temple in Lombok. Soak up the lavish decor of thiselaborate Hindu place of worship. The temple complex, dedicated to the godsBrahma, Vishnu and Shiva, contains three courtyards and more than 30 shrines.

Check out the former royalplayground at Narmada Park in Lembuak. This garden is about 6 miles (10 kilometers)east of Mataram and contains a Hindu temple, swimming pool, small lakes andattractive lawns. Stop by the “Fountain of Youth”, so named because its springwaters from Mount Ringani were believed to confer a long life on those whodrank from it.

Situated on the westernside of Lombok Island, Mataram is approximately 24 miles (39 kilometers) fromLombok International Airport. To get around the city take the regular shuttlebus, hail a taxi or hire a car or motorcycle. Other modes of transport includesmall minibuses called “bemos” and horse-drawn carts called “cidomos”.

Lombok Astoria Hotel
Lombok Astoria Hotel
4 out of 5
Jl Jendral Sudirman 40 Rembiga, Mataram, Mataram, ID
The price is $30 per night from Apr 16 to Apr 17

Situated in Mataram, this spa hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mataram Mall, Mayura Park, and Pura Meru. Islamic Center NTB is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

4.5/5Wonderful! (48 reviews)

"nice, clean, pretty good size room with a beautiful view. Breakfast came with a lot of variety. If I visit Lombok again I would stay at the same hotel"…"

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Lombok Astoria Hotel
Aston Inn Mataram
Aston Inn Mataram
4 out of 5
Jalan Panca Usaha No 1, Mataram, Lombok
The price is $32 per night from Apr 16 to Apr 17

Located in the heart of Mataram, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mataram Mall, Pura Meru, and Mayura Park. Islamic Center NTB and Lombok Epicentrum Mall ...

4.2/5Very Good! (105 reviews)
Good for a short stay

"For a short stay it's ok, the rate is quite cheap. Food taste was somehow strange. The aircon was not working, I called a 3pm, nobody was coming. Only after another call mechanic arrived a 9pm!!! to fix. When my husband arrives, security asked him to put on the mask, even many people inside walking ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Aston Inn Mataram
Golden Palace Hotel Lombok
Golden Palace Hotel Lombok
4 out of 5
Jl. Sriwijaya no. 38, Cakranegara, Mataram, Lombok
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Situated in Mataram, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mataram Mall, Pura Meru, and Mayura Park. Lombok Epicentrum Mall and Islamic Center NTB are also ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)

"Nice hotel. Spacious comfortable room, a bit dated and that's probably why the rate is relatively low. The grounds are very attractive and the pool is fantastic. The rooftop restaurant is also very nice. Good breakfast. The staff is very cordial. Special thanks to Ogy who pampers his guests!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Golden Palace Hotel Lombok
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Villa Matahari Terbenam
Villa Matahari Terbenam
4 out of 5
Jalan Bukit Batu Layar No. 19, Senggigi, Lombok, Mataram

Situated near the beach, this villa is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mataram Mall, Islamic Center NTB, and Mayura Park. Pura Meru and Lombok Epicentrum Mall are also ...

Villa Matahari Terbenam
Suitable for Your Journey, Family or Business Vacation in Lombok Island
Suitable for Your Journey, Family or Business Vacation in Lombok Island
Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara

Situated in Mataram, this vacation home is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Islamic Center NTB and within 6 mi (10 km) of Senggigi Beach and Mataram Mall. Lombok Epicentrum ...

Suitable for Your Journey, Family or Business Vacation in Lombok Island
De'Coco Villa
De'Coco Villa
3.5 out of 5
Jl. Pantai Gili Indah, Pemenang, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Gili Air, Lombok
The price is $42 per night from Apr 16 to Apr 17

Situated in Gili Air, this beach villa is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Gili Meno Harbor and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Bangsal Harbor.

De'Coco Villa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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