Mataram

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Mataram featuring a temple or place of worship and a pond as well as a couple
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 Raya Hotel
Lombok Raya Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Jl. Panca Usaha no. 11, Mataram, Lombok, 83352
The price is $33 per night from Aug 2 to Aug 3
Stay at this 3.5-star spa hotel in Mataram. Enjoy free WiFi, free valet parking, and 4 restaurants. Popular attractions Mataram Mall and Pura Meru are located ...
3/5 (19 reviews)
Terrible
"We booked a deluxe room from Hotels.com and when we arrived, they "upgraded" us to a family room. However, it seemed like it was more of a downgrade than an upgrade. I felt utterly cheated! This wasn't the first time that my room looked nothing like what I booked on hotels.com. 1. The room looks ..."

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2017

Lombok Raya Hotel
ASTON Inn Mataram
ASTON Inn Mataram
4 out of 5
Jalan Panca Usaha No 1, Mataram, Lombok, 83126
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $34 per night from Jul 7 to Jul 8
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Mataram. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant ...
4.2/5 Very 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
Lombok Astoria Hotel
Lombok Astoria Hotel
4 out of 5
Jl Jendral Sudirman 40 Rembiga, Mataram, Mataram, ID, 83239
The price is $39 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 5
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Mataram. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (51 reviews)
"Kkebersihan kamar,menu sarapan"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

Lombok Astoria Hotel
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A Villa Gili Air
A Villa Gili Air
3 out of 5
Gili Air, Pemenang, Kabupaten, Lombok Utara, Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara, 83352
The price is $65 per night from Jul 17 to Jul 18
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly villa in Gili Air. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (11 reviews)
Happy Aussies
"Friendly staff and always willing to help. Very comfortable and great service. Only bad point was no hot water but hey the weather was nice and warm and the lovely pool was close at hand👍👍"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

A Villa Gili Air
Villa Matahari Terbenam
Villa Matahari Terbenam
4 out of 5
Jalan Bukit Batu Layar No. 19, Senggigi, Lombok, Mataram, 83355
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly villa in Mataram. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Popular attractions Mataram Mall and Lombok Epicentrum ...
Villa Matahari Terbenam
Villa Cantika Resort
Villa Cantika Resort
3 out of 5
Jl. Ikan Nautilus, Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, 83352
The price is $96 per night from Jul 5 to Jul 6
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly villa in Gili Trawangan. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the pool in our reviews. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (5 reviews)
"Exactly as expected. We made to feel very welcome."

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Villa Cantika Resort
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