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Thomas' Retreat Bukit Lawang

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our jungle treck with Thomas and it was the best decision we could have made. Thomas responded to all of our questions immediately before we arrived and took very good care of us while we were at his hotel. Great food, clean rooms, rest service. During our 3 day trek, Thomas actually arranged our flights because we couldn't...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying we didn't stay here.. but boy could we here the people who did stay here. We stayed across the river and we were kept up almost every night by the loud karaoke style singing if you want a quiet place to stay, this would not be that place. We also tried eating here one afternoon...

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Offenburg, Germany
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed three nights at Thomas' retreat and it was wonderful. Thomas was a great host. The food was exceptional, the rooms very clean and new. The view into the jungle was breathtaking and wonderful. The best part of the stay was the entertainment by the guides that are staying at Thomas' place. We got a live jam session with...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Where should I start? This trip was soo good from start to finish! Even before we travelled, Thomas impressed with his speedy response to our many email queries and we were greeted at the airport by a very friendly, easily identifiable driver as promised so had no stress at the end of a very long journey. The drive to Bukit...

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1Thank J4CKO4
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great guesthouse with big clean rooms and friendly staff. Good location on the river. They had a good live music night and the owner was very helpful. We didn't trek with them, but I think they would have organised a great guide.

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Thank James P
Sumatra, Indonesia
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Thomas welcomed me very friendly on my first day. We had a nice chat while I was eating awesome spaghettis. I got to know his guides and the next morning we went up to the rainforrest to see OrangUtans - it was awesome! After i returned from a 2-Day-Trekkingtour i decided to stay another at least 5 days/nights! Why? -...

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1Thank MrKarim13
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Thomas is your guy for a trekking in the Gunung Leuser park. He has an amazing team of locals working for him with good knowledge of the jungle and very service oriented. Prices are reasonable. They will do everything in their ability to make your jungle adventure unforgetable. Accomodation at Thomas Retreat is really good; rooms are spacious, clean and...

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2Thank icherif
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The first two nights were good. For the third night we had to move to another room as something with our reservation went wrong (due to double booking we think). The alternative room was not as we expected (very dated room, poorly equipped) plus there was a party going on so a quiet night's rest was not possible. A suitable...

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1Thank vlbontje
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place only seems suitable for people up for a drink and party. We tried to just relax and read, but were always pestered by staff about buying drinks... even after we told them we don't drink. We ended up hiding in our room! Music was extremely loud on Friday evening, but we were moved into another room at no...

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4Thank paultravelz
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We had a very great stay in Thomas's Retreat! The staff and guides are very friendly and social. We had so much fun with them. The jungle trek was amazing. We saw many Orang Utans. The food and camp were very good. In the evening we played nice jungle games, that was so fun! They do everything to make sure...

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Address: Jl. Orang Utan, Bukit Lawang 65111, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Bukit Lawang
Price Range: $19 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Rooms are spacious and beds comfy. Food is good.”
icherif, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you get a confirmation on your booking.”
vlbontje, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be far from the music on a Friday if you want to sleep before 2am”
paultravelz, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you need wi-fi, you could request a room closer to the restaurant.”
hannac172, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had a double room which was clean and comfortable. the view of the river from all the rooms is lovely.”
gemmieLondon, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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