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Pulisan Jungle Beach Resort

Desa Pulisan | Kecamatan Likupang, Indonesia
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Ranked #66 of 180 Hotels in Sulawesi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ede, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avoid Pulisan Beach Resort. We spent there our most expensive night during a holiday in Indonesia. Recently we (Jan and Yolande) spent one night in Pulisan Beach Resort, run by a German business woman who claims to be an anthropologist. In stead of a 4 night’s stay, we wanted to cancel 3 nights because we could not go snorkeling due... More 

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Katrin W, Inhaber at Pulisan Jungle Beach Resort, responded to this review

We certainly appreciate comments that help us improve our Services. In this comment, however, I see a personal attack on myself (who indeed is a trained professional anthropologist - want to check my PH.D. ? ) as the writer felt treated unfair by myself. However, the writer made the booking six weeks ahead of the stay, the stay was in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

First time being in this place is like huft... takes long walk to get there, the road are quite hard because small access by foot. But when I get there... it's really worth... the place are nice and quiet. It's good to be here a little far away from crowded. The owner are so nice people and also the dog..... More 

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holland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

we were here last week for 3 nights an it was terrible because of the rats thatcame in the room in the night and eat my clothes and rucksack. also i did not like the food and the staf was not happy. Maybe you better stay in the national park, you pay less and they have cats who eat the... More 

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Katrin W, Inhaber at Pulisan Jungle Beach Resort, responded to this review

Staying at Pulisan JUNGLE Beach Resort you need to be aware that this is an open setting surrounded by jungle. Part of the jungle are its dwellers which occasionally come and visit. Among those are bats, tarsiers, monitor lizards, crabs and... forest rats. As the latter are very fond of any product that contains oils or aromatic scents, we tell... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Very disappointed. This seems to be a nice resort and we booked our bungalow almost a month in advance. We had organized a pick up through them from manado airport but when we arrived at the airport there was no one to pick us up. So we called them and then they noticed that they had forgotten about us and... More 

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Katrin W, Owner at Pulisan Jungle Beach Resort, responded to this review

again, I can only apologize for this, and I feel terribly sorry indeed... I know there's no excuse, as the booking was made some weeks ahead. it was just unfortunate. as a small place we have very limited manpower resources, and it happened to be peak season, the Ramadhan holiday going on, my colleague away, myself getting sick. I sincerely... More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed at Pulisan for 3 nights with our young children (3, 5 and 6) and we loved it a lot. It is not your average beach resort, but for us that added to it's uniqueness, as the surroundings are gorgeous. You cannot really swim or snorkel well directly off the beach, but there are amazing tidal pools that allow... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We just spent two nights in the resort. We had initially booked for four nights, but we cut it short. It is a beautiful place, isolated and peaceful. The staff are nice and the food is good. We would have liked to keep ourselves busy with some daily activities, which the resort provides, but with very high prices. I guess... More 

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Manado, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

atmosphere is quiet and still as if you are in another world,,, away from the hustle of the city, pollution-free air makes this place so comfortable.you will not get a luxury here,,, but all of it is comparable to the natural atmosphere that you'll get..you will be accompanied by the waiters were very friendly will make you very satisfied,,, not... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We spend around 10 days in January 2014 in PJBR. That was the second time in the last two years and we enjoyed it very much. Food there is the best! It’s kind of a European Indonesian mix with a lot of different vegetables and fish.(I didn’t had so much meat) The organization (Transport to/from airport or the Tangkoko Tour)... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We spent 2 weeks in Pulisan in September 2013. we expected to be able to snorkle right from the beach. That was possible, but the sight was bad because of lots and lots of rubbish (plastic bags) swimming around and the reef was destroyed by a storm some years ago. Besides this, the less fish, living here can't grow because... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

The selling point of this place is that it's basic. You stay in traditional Malay houses with electricity only four hours a day and the bath water comes from the stream. If you want luxury, this is not the place for you! (Also, it can get very hot at night.) The beach is beautiful but because of the coral you... More 

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Pulisan, Owner at Pulisan Jungle Beach Resort, responded to this review

As owner of this property I assure everyone and guarantee that we don't use water from the stream as stated in this review. we feed our bathrooms from two deep wells, 11 and 7 m deep, and in addition from a natural spring at the rock bottom. our facilities indeed don't offer luxury - as is clearly stated on our... More 

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