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Top 10 Hotels Near Kemala Beach

Siola Guest House Syariah
2.5 out of 5
0.2 km from Kemala Beach
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Siola Guest House Syariah
Borneo Bay City
3 out of 5
0.4 km from Kemala Beach
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Borneo Bay City
KoolKost Syariah near Lapangan Merdeka Balikpapan
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Golden Tulip Balikpapan Hotel & Suites
3.5 out of 5
1 km from Kemala Beach
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The price is RM133 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
3.5/5Good! (58 reviews)
"Stayed atv3 bedroom Royal Suite Nice view by the beach, sound of the waves and winds..makes me happy.Spa was good especially after a tiring day. Good spread at breakfast.Location is near to restaurants and shops.5 minutes walk to Kampoeng Pinisi. Good stay.Recommended for people with family.Would ..."

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Golden Tulip Balikpapan Hotel & Suites
Sentosa 76 Guest House
2.5 out of 5
1.1 km from Kemala Beach
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The price is RM45 per night from 25 Sep to 25 Sep
Sentosa 76 Guest House
OYO 3807 Guest House 268
2.5 out of 5
0.7 km from Kemala Beach
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OYO 3807 Guest House 268
Hotel Mega Lestari
4 out of 5
0.7 km from Kemala Beach
The price is RM100 per night from 25 Sep to 25 Sep
3.6/5Good! (12 reviews)
"Smell of garbage, found a lot of garbage behind table, hot shower sound like jumbo jet will landing, no wall outlet in table, charge laptop on the floor, has water heater pot dirty, and no wall outlet, terrible, other is ok"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Hotel Mega Lestari
Novotel Balikpapan
4 out of 5
0.8 km from Kemala Beach
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The price is RM138 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
3.9/5Good! (76 reviews)
"Good hotel, good food. Good location. All is well i love"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Novotel Balikpapan
ibis Balikpapan
3 out of 5
0.8 km from Kemala Beach
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The price is RM82 per night from 22 Oct to 22 Oct
3.8/5Good! (45 reviews)
"Thank you for service. I've checkin for this booking, Great Job. very clean hotel.."

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

ibis Balikpapan
Gran Senyiur Hotel
4 out of 5
1 km from Kemala Beach
The price is RM134 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
4/5Very Good! (6 reviews)
Loved This Hotel
"Without doubt one of the favorite hotels I stayed during my recent trip in East Kalimantan! The staff was extremely friendly, the hotel very flexible (appreciate this!) and the general manager deserves a special thanks. We had two great evenings here, which obviously also added up to the experience. ..."

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2019

Gran Senyiur Hotel
OYO 3919 Karmila Syariah Guest House
Hotel Grand Tiga Mustika
3 out of 5
1 km from Kemala Beach
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Hotel Grand Tiga Mustika
KoolKost Syariah near Taman Bekapai Balikpapan
RedDoorz near Taman Bekapai 2
3 out of 5
0.9 km from Kemala Beach
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RedDoorz near Taman Bekapai 2
My Home Guest House
2.5 out of 5
0.7 km from Kemala Beach
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My Home Guest House
RedDoorz near Taman Bekapai
2.5 out of 5
0.7 km from Kemala Beach
The price is RM68 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
RedDoorz near Taman Bekapai
Swiss-Belhotel Balikpapan
4 out of 5
0.9 km from Kemala Beach
Fully refundable
The price is RM100 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (74 reviews)
"Very good service , and a very good staff"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

Swiss-Belhotel Balikpapan
Capital O 1963 Hotel The New Benakutai
2.5 out of 5
1 km from Kemala Beach
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The price is RM55 per night from 30 Sep to 30 Sep
Capital O 1963 Hotel The New Benakutai
Hotel Pacific Balikpapan
3.5 out of 5
1.3 km from Kemala Beach
The price is RM90 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
3.8/5Good! (6 reviews)
"Will come back soon"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2016

Hotel Pacific Balikpapan
Hotel Menara Bahtera
4 out of 5
0.8 km from Kemala Beach
3.8/5Good! (8 reviews)
Old hotel with no maintenance
"Very old hotel with no maintenance. Cracked ceilings and stains everywhere. Not sure why it is rated as a 4 star hotel."

Reviewed on 12 Jun 2018

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Hotels near Kemala Beach

Kemala Beach is a beautiful stretch of golden sands facing onto the Makassar Strait from the east coast of Borneo. The beach is slightly south of the town of Balikpapan. Holidaymakers coming to this Indonesian part of Kalimantan will soon discover hotels near Kemala Beach are the perfect choice for a relaxing break.

Guests can spend their days sunbathing or playing games like volleyball on Kemala Beach. The sea is never cold and is ideal for leisurely swims or snorkelling. Balikpapan is not noted for its diving, but Derawan Dive Resort is one option for those who wish to try this ever-popular activity.

Sunseekers will not get hungry or thirsty at Kemala Beach. Beachside cafés and restaurants serve up cold drinks including iced coffee in addition to local food such as crab with spicy sauce, cotto Makassar peanut soup and fresh coconut. Sunsets are beautiful here and a treat holidaymakers are able to enjoy most evenings.

KemalaBeach is conveniently located between SulaimanSepinggan International Airport and the port forferries to Surabayaand Makassar. Kemala hotels are convenient overnight stops for those travelling onwards by flight or ferry.

Address and contact: JalanJenderalSudirman, Kota Balikpapan, Kalimantan

Opening times and fees: public beach, no access restrictions or fees

Where to stay

There is a good range of hotels near Kemala Beach. These cover all categories from simple guesthouses right up to premium premises with an unbelievable collection of facilities. When considering how near the beach these establishments are, they come with a surprising low price tag.

Choosing luxury hotels near Kemala Beach gives guests everything needed to ensure their holidays are trouble-free. There is usually a choice of restaurants as well as places for a cold coffee, juice or beer. Some have swimming pools and gyms onsite. There is one property with tennis courts too. A number feature function rooms suitable for meetings, weddings and similar events.

The low to mid-range options mostly have rooms with air-conditioning plus televisions, showers and kettles to make hot drinks. Free water and basic toiletries are standard. Onsite, the conveniences are limited to Wi-fi, laundry services, luggage storage and assistance with tours and sightseeing trips.

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