Bukit Raya Guesthouse

Top choice guest house

in Palangka Raya
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A gorgeous palm- and tree-filled garden, spotless timber cabins with lofts and a rough-hewn treehouse make this one of Kalimantan's most inviting and relaxing guesthouses. A labour of love for Swiss owners and long-time Borneo residents Thomas and Beatrice, Bukit Raya has lovely touches such as a natural swimming pool, rooftop garden, kitchen and library-lounge, all in a natural environment.

Scooters and mountain bikes are available for rent and the owners can arrange day trips to Tankiling Hills, boat trips or tours further afield.

Information from Booking.com

Quick description

Featuring a natural swimming pool, Bukit Raya Guesthouse offers a tranquil retreat amidst natural surroundings. It also comes with a shared kitchen and dining area. Free Wi-Fi is accessible in all areas. Bukit Raya Guesthouse is a 10-minute drive from Balanga Museum, a 15-minute drive from Tjilik Riwut Airport and a 25-minute drive from Rungan River and Borneo Orang Utans Survival (BOS). Surrounded by lush greenery, all units are fitted with a fan, desk and mosquito nets. Shower facilities are provided in the shared or private bathroom. For guests' recreational enjoyment, the guesthouse offers a library, barbecue facilities and a shared living area with a TV and CD/DVD player. A designated smoking area, luggage storage facilities and a 24-hour front desk are available on site. Staff can arrange airport transfers, car and bicycle rental at a charge. For meals, local and Western dishes can be served for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the shared dining area.

Important information

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.


  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Garden
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Pool with view
  • Canoeing
  • Terrace
  • Access to health care professionals
  • Swimming pool
  • Shared kitchen
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Games room
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Hiking
  • Breakfast takeaway containers
  • Gift shop
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Snack bar
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Airport shuttle
  • Library
  • Tour desk
  • Children television networks
  • Wifi
  • Water park
  • Children's playground
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bridal suite
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Bbq facilities
  • Internet services
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Cashless payment available
  • Sun terrace
  • Parking
  • First aid kit available
  • Shallow end
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Ticket service
  • Kid meals
  • On-site parking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Packed lunches
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Cycling


  • Outdoor pool
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Massage


  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning


  • Business centre
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Car hire
  • Ironing service
  • Vip room facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Free WiFi available