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Mahakam River, Samarinda

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There are numerous affordable, convenient accommodation options in Samarinda. These guesthouses, hotels, and bed and breakfasts may need a fresh lick of paint, but they more than make up for it with WiFi, basic but clean rooms, and cooked breakfasts. If you're willing to splurge a little, there are a couple of centrally located three- to four-star hotels and holiday resorts too, where swimming pools, gyms, and lush gardens are part of the package.
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  • Trip up the Mahakam river, entering Dayak villages and visiting longhouses. Overnight stay at family home in Muara Muntai and in a floating house on the lake Malintang. All organised by tour guide Den...  more »
  • It was one the highlight of my travel! Traveling up to the river stream for 4 days on the wooden boat with no internet, no tv and shower from murky river water with two teenagers was not for a faint o...  more »
  • The riverfront is very clean and good to visit during the day. Evening is not a time to visit due to low dim lighting.  more »