Boma House

boma house 100 1st guests award
Boma House 100th first guest, Aprillia

Welcome to Boma House, we provide cheap room and accommodation in Yogyakarta. Getting stuck of looking for cheap room or simply bed and breakfast accommodation in Yogyakarta? when you are a traveller who love to stay in a local houses, this is the right place to choose. Hello this is Bima and Nina, we are the founder of a travel blog for Indonesian reader. Since we’re getting married in 2009, we travel around the world for doing our wedding photography business than we wrote our experiences in this blog. For many times we serve our Rotary, Boyscout, and even student exchange friends who came across the world that want to visit Borobudur, Prambanan, and Sultan Palace and stay in our house, so since 2013 we just opened our room to serve public guest through the Airbnb.

Location & Guest Access

We’re not going to say that you will stay in the middle of city center but you can go there easily. Basically our house located on the Javanese housing area. Just a simple information, let me tell you my house location compare with some public area.

  • 70 meter from the laundry center, post office, police office, ATM and 24 hours convenient store
  • 200 meter from the Trans Jogja bus stop (it can take you sightseeing around my city in a cheap way >>IDR3500 flat)
  • 200 meter from Legi traditional wet market (sell fruits, vegetables, and cheap local pastry and breakfast)
  • 2 km from the Sultan Palace, Malioboro City Center, Taman Sari Water Castle, and Vre de Burg Fortress
  • 4 km from Tugu Yogyakarta Railway Station
  • 5 km from Lempuyangan Railway Station
  • 15km from Adisucipto International Airport
  • 20 km from Prambanan Temple
  • 30 km from Kaliurang Highland & Merapi Mountain National Park
  • 45 km from Borobudur Temple
  • , and 60km from Solo a.k.a Surakarta

Rates & Room Quantity

At this time we provide 3 kind of rooms (1 AC room (USD12/night and 2 FAN rooms USD10/night) for 2 pax maximum including simple breakfast and self service tea and coffee

The Space

  • It is 9 sq. room with comfort (AC) air conditioner and FAN system, WiFi internet access, shared bathroom, electricity for common gadget, breakfast, and modern style living.
  • Comfort living and temporary stay for tourist and student. There is a local fried chicken restaurant open from 9am – 9pm, local convenient store open from 7am – 10pm, 24 hours convenient store in 10 minutes walk, local street stall open from 6am – 10am. Near the post office and police office, also the Bank, ATM is just 10 minutes walk.
  • A lot of on call taxi service, Pedicap, local bus, and comfort shuttle bus known as “Trans Jogja”


Ketanggungan Jalan Nakulo 25 Wirobrajan Yogyakarta 55252, INDONESIA

Our Neighborhood

We live among very kind people who being a teacher, street food vendor, artist, or even just an unemployed person but here we live together peacefully. Just take a look a picture below when we celebrate our Independence day this year, when you interesting to join our activities, just feel free for it

look at this kids masterpiece, ha3x now they learn to draw the fruits
kids activities in our village
you will stay 100% with the locals
we call it “Tarik Tambang” or Pull Rope sport
the yellow dish is called Kerupuk, our favorite side dish during our meal

How to Get Here

From Adisucipto International Airport >> by taxi

  • Book your legal airport taxi service in the arrival area and tell the officer you want to go to Ketanggungan – Wirobrajan area. The regular cost would be around IDR 80.000, On the way to our guest just show our house address to the taxi driver and he will know it easily

From Adisucipto International Airport >> By Trans Jogja

  • Go to the “Adisucipto” bus stop outside the terminal building and take bus route 1A and tell the officer to stop at “Kantor Pos besar” than change to bus route 2B and tell the officer to stop at “Wirobrajan”. Use the Pedicab to our house with 15 minutes ride and take cost around IDR 15.000 to IDR 20.000 or 25 minutes walk to the south and you will find Jalan Nakulo, our guest is located 100 meter from the main street

From Tugu Train Station >> By Taxi

Book taxi service outside the train station building and tell the officer you want to go to Ketanggungan – Wirobrajan area. The regular cost would be around IDR 50.000 to IDR 60.000, On the way to our guest just show our house address to the taxi driver and he will know it easily

House’s Pic

boma house self service tea coffee
self service tea and coffee
boma house free bicycle
FREE bicycle to use (we got 2 bike right now)
boma house sitting area
Sitting area


You might be know that me and my wife are not a good cook but we truly concern about it for all guests. Please don’t expect some difficult request 🙂 but here are some meals that we serve everyday

breakfast in boma house #1 breakfast in boma house #2 breakfast in boma house #3

Yes We Love Our Guests so Bad!

boma & guests from around the world
Bima-Nina & guests from around the world
Bona House
This what we gonna do with our guest, dinner together – Julie & Julie from Belgium
Boma House Ngadiwinatan
We did breakfast together – with Jacintha, Janie, and Jana from Singapore (that cute little girl is our daughter Andrea)
the owner - Nina & Bima
the owner – Nina & Bima

House Rules

  • Keep smile with the house owner 🙂 no smoke, no alcohol, no prostitute, no pet, and please keep calm at night


  • This is a small good basic room. Shared bathroom but no shower. It is not expensive and you get wonderful breakfast! We got something else every day! You’re with public transport easily an hour on the road..The housekeepers where very friendly and helped us with everything we needed to know! That was very great, also there is a lot of good street food near the house. – Julie, Belgium
  • The house and the room are very comfortable. Bima and family are very kind and friendly. He help me and my wife arranging nice trip during stay in jogja. Thank you Bima and family. we really really satisfy. If we go to jogja again, we will stay here again for sure. – Oka, Bali
  • Beautiful house, so Quite and really feels like home. The house and all rooms is very clean and comfortable keep maintain for that. Station transfer very helpful for us, many thanks for mas Bima n mbak Nina, they are so kind couple . Boma House Ngadiwinatan, we will back again…for sure – Arista, Jakarta
  • reviews from other guests visit here

Online Booking Guidance

  • Boma House AC Twin Bed (USD12/night) >> Book Here

boma house double ac

  • Boma House FAN Twin Bed (USD10/night) >> Book Here

FAN Room #1

How to Book the Room

  • Booking via AIRBNB >> Go visit Bima’s profile HERE than choose which room you want to book and pay with airbnb payment system (it will be 10-15% of airbnb service charge)
  • Direct Online Booking >> Drop us an email to or send a whatsapp text to +628121585826 to check our room availability and pay it with Bank Transfer to BCA/MANDIRI, your PayPal Balance, or using a credit card (no service charge)

HOTLINE (daily 9 am to 8 pm)

+62822.2387.2015 (phone, whatsapp, and SMS)

“We provide customer service in English and Bahasa Indonesia”

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