Accommodation in Teluk Dalam
Teluk Dalam is the second largest town on Nias and also the seat of the South Nias Government. It is only 20 minutes’ drive from Sorake but has a completely different atmosphere. This is a town where people live and work, rather than go for a holiday. There are a five hotels and a number of basic guesthouses in town, mainly catering for visiting business people and government officials. Just out of town there is a newly opened beach resort.
Teluk Dalam is a good place to base yourself if you are touring the nearby traditional villages. Tour groups and domestic tourists often choose to stay in Teluk Dalam rather than Sorake. People catching the ferry to Telo Islands also often spend the night here.
Staying in Teluk Dalam is also more convenient when it comes to services; there are many small restaurants, shops and a few banks in town.
Pantai Dermaga Area – Jalan Dermaga Baru 15
One of the best hotels in the south located on the harbour waterfront, a few minutes from the towncenter. If you can, try to get one of the two rooms with balcony; nice sunrise and sunsets from here. This cosy hotel has all the fittings you would expect from a modern tourist hotel such as ensuite bathrooms with showers and bathtub, AC, TV. There are six rooms in total, and an upstairs and downstairs common area decorated with a mix of modern style and Nias artwork. Rp 450,000 per room. This is a great place for small groups to stay. The owner Mr Rendos Halawa has been involved in local tourism for a long time and can help with travel arrangements in the south.
Mob +62 852 0738 6000 Mob +62 822 7354 4666 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pantai Dermaga Area
This newly opened (September 2017) tourist hotel is located on the harbour waterfront between Howu-Howu and Summarend Hotels. It is the largest hotel in the South and prefect for tour groups. Rooms are large and equipped with modern amenities such as TV, AC and ensuite bathrooms. Some of the rooms facing the back have a great view of the bay. There are 16 rooms in total: 12 standard, 2 superior and 2 deluxe. There is a pool in the courtyard, billiards and a restaurant. Nias artwork and design details can be found in many places in the hotel. Prices range from Rp 390,000 to 520,000 per room.
Mob: +62 811 7565000
Howu Howu Heritage Hotel
Pantai Dermaga Area – Jalan Dermaga Baru 88
This hotel consists of a number of water villas built on stilts on the shore front just out of the town center. There is also a restaurant and a pool at the Hotel. During weekends it is very popular with local families who come here to eat or use the pool. There is a number of Nias traditional statues and artwork in the café-area. There are 8 rooms of varying standards, all with ensuite bathrooms, AC and TV. Room are Rp 300,000 – 500,000 depending on size and standard of room.
Mob: +62 821 6216 1808 Mob: +62 821 6623 5020 E: email@example.com
Jalan Pantai Baloho
The only beach resort in Teluk Dalam is located in the next bay along, just two kilometres west of the town center. The location is very scenic; the bay is lined with beaches and coconut palms. The resort has a pool, playground, restaurant and bar. There are 8 rooms, 6 deluxe and 2 suites. Rooms are modern and have ensuite bathrooms, AC, TV and wifi. Prices range from Rp 500,00 to 1,000,000.
Mob: +62 852 7724 5766 Mob +62 852 0676 8726 E: firstname.lastname@example.org WEB
This hotel opened in 2017 and is located right in the middle of town along the main street. It is a good no-frills option for travelers passing through town. Look for Bank BNI, the entrance to the hotel is on the right side of the bank. There are 22 rooms ranging from VIP to standard. VIP rooms have AC, ensuite bath, TV and hot water. Standards rooms have fan and share baths. Prices range from Rp 180,000 to 400,000.
Wisma Yonnas Nisel
Jalan Pasir Putih
This hotel is located on the east side of the bay, just a couple of minutes from the town center. It is popular with visiting business travellers and domestic tourists. There is meeting rooms and Karaoke available here. There are 15 rooms, 4 standard and 11 deluxe. Standard rooms have fans and shared bath. Deluxe rooms have ensuite bathrooms, AC and TV. Prices range from Rp 200,000 – 500,000. On the main road is another hotel owned by the same owner.
Yonnas Hotel & Restaurant
Jalan Doponegoro 129
This hotel is the first thing you see as you drive into Teluk Dalam. The hotel has 20 rooms; 8 VIP and 12 Standard. VIP rooms have ensuite bathrooms and AC, standard rooms have shared bathrooms and fan. Prices range from Rp 150,000 – 250,000.
Mob: +62 812 6933 3777 Mob: +62 813 6132 9222
Jalan Dermagu Baru
This hotel is located on the waterfront near the new harbour. The hotel is in operation but there is still construction going on. There are 12 rooms ranging in price from Rp 100,000 to 300,000.
Mob: +62 813 9639 1075
Jalan Peilta – Pasir Putih 10
Guesthouse in the Pasir Putih area often used by civil servants. Four rooms with ensuite baths and AC. Rp 200,000.
Mob: +62 813 1652 7860
Jalan Diponegoro 113 – Simpang Jalan Pelita
Guesthouse located on the main road in the middle of town. 8 rooms; 4 with attached bathroom and AC, 4 with shared bath and fan. Prices from Rp 75,000 to 150,000.
Tel: +62 630 7321035 Mob: +62 813 7071 4583 Mob:+62 813 6213 3501
Jalan Ahmad Yani 95
Local guesthouse on top of a popular local restaurant. It is located across the road from the ferry port and is often used by travellers going or coming to Telo Islands. 15 rooms, ensuite bathrooms and fan. Rp 125,000.
Mob: +62 812 6255 8212
Pengingapan Pondok Salero
Jalan Imam Bonjol 3
Large guesthouse with a restaurant downstairs. There are 18 rooms with ensuite bathrooms and fan. Rp 100,000.
Mob: +62 813 6227 6206
Jalan Ahmad Yani
Small guesthouse with a restaurant downstairs. From the ferry port turn left and walk for c. 100 meter. Losmen Ellen is located on the rigth side. There are 5 rooms with shared bathrooms and fan. Rp 50,000 per night.
Mob: +62 821 6400 3477
Guesthouse attached to a church in the center of town. 11 rooms ranging from standards to De Luxe. Standard rooms have shared bath and fan, Deluxe have ensuite bathroom, AC and TV. Prices range from Rp 50,000 to 150,000.
Mob: +62 812 6994 5187 Mob: +62 852 6124 5648
Jalan Ahmad Yani 82
Simple guesthouse located next to the ferry port and is often used by travellers going or coming to Telo Islands. Owner Mr Yakin Dachi is very helpful and speaks good English. 14 rooms, fans and shared bath. Rp 50,000.
Mob: +62 821 6768 8909
Jalan Saonigeho (km 2.5)
This guesthouse is located 2.5 kilometers west of town towards Sorake. There are 10 rooms with shared bathroom and fan. Rp 60,000.
Mob: +62 852 9780 4668
Penginapan Cari Nafkah 1
Jalan Yosudarso 9
Very basic guesthouse with dorm style rooms. Total of 35 beds, shared bathrooms and fan. This hotel is not recommended for female solo travelers. Rp 25,000 per bed.
Mob: +62 853 7109 8113