Mataram travel guide

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You're Going to Love Mataram

With a population of 318,674, Mataram is the largest city in West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Mataram deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Mataram

Mataram in March
Estimated hotel price
$39
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mataram in March
Estimated hotel price
$39
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Mataram in December, when the average temperature is 29 °C, and the highest can go up to 33 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 22 °C, with an average temperature of 25 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 280 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Mataram, with an average rainfall of 19 mm.

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How to Get to Mataram

Plane

Although Mataram doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Praya Lombok Intl (LOP), which is located 26 km from Mataram. The shortest flight to Mataram from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 29h 40m.

Car

Another option to get to Mataram is to pick up a car hire from Denpasar, which is about 99 km from Mataram. You’ll find branches of Eazyrent and TRAC Astra, among others, in Denpasar.

Plane

Although Mataram doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Praya Lombok Intl (LOP), which is located 26 km from Mataram. The shortest flight to Mataram from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 29h 40m.

Car

Another option to get to Mataram is to pick up a car hire from Denpasar, which is about 99 km from Mataram. You’ll find branches of Eazyrent and TRAC Astra, among others, in Denpasar.

Airlines serving Mataram

Lufthansa
Good (4,689 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
SWISS
Good (947 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,560 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,608 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,288 reviews)
Air France
Good (980 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,593 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,123 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,450 reviews)
Finnair
Good (868 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (923 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (819 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,688 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (834 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (510 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,602 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (184 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (771 reviews)
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Where to stay in Mataram

From 5-star hotels such as the The Lombok Lodge Suites & Private Villas to great affordable options like the Sunsethouse Lombok, Mataram offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $34 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $468 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mataram

Most booked hotels in Mataram

Qunci Villas
4 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
$160+
Katamaran Hotel & Resort
4 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
$197+
Golden Palace Hotel Lombok
4 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
$62+
Favehotel Langko Mataram - Lombok
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$35+
Aston Inn Mataram
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$57+
Holiday Resort Lombok
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$83+

Hiring a car in Mataram

Expect to pay $1.59 per litre in Mataram (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.05 and $25.40.

Expect to pay $1.59 per litre in Mataram (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.05 and $25.40.