Toko Surya Raja Ampat Guesthouse
Toko Sorya Homestay Waisai
Toko Surya guest rooms Waisai
Toko Surya is a combination cheap hotel, homestay and guesthouse. It is really hard to describe however it is the cheapest accommodation in Waisai and Raja Ampat that we are aware of. Consisting of just 6 rooms it is full more times than not. Two of the available rooms are air con, cable TV, which go for $35 USD, Then there are two fan rooms and these go for $20 USD. The other two rooms have management staying in them currently but this is set to change sometime in the next two months.
Why Stay Toko Surya?
There are some real advantages to staying at Toko Sorya as it is attached to the highest volume whole sale grocery store in Waisai, they need to have electric going pretty much all of the time to keep the refrigerators cool, so that the food does not spoil. Another huge advantage is that you have 3G Wi-Fi in Waisai, and you can rent from the hotel a USB dongle that will allow you to connect to the internet.
Toko Surya will if you have a confirmed reservation, pick you up from the ferry port and bring you to the guesthouse for free. They have a couple of motorbikes for rent as well, so you are not stuck in one place. The rental price is $10 a day and you can use the bikes to get to Waiwo Dive Resort or any other place that is connected to Waisai by road. This is cool as you can pick where you want to eat, not a lot of selection yet, but new stuff is coming on line everyday it seems like. You can also use it to go to the market and buy supplies.
Frans the owner of Toko Sorya is very responsible so if you make a reservation he will have a room for you. Some of the home-stays it can be real hard getting them to respond to emails or even phone calls because they have bad connections on the islands. Toko Sorya will answer the phone and they will answer emails so you are not wondering weather or not your reservation request got through. To reserve a room please email to [email protected]