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Bahowo Lodge

Bahowo Village | Bunaken Park, Manado, Indonesia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to see Sulawesi in a traditional village, from the free range pigs to the friendliest people in Indonesia. The owners Phil and Paula are good hosts, the breakfast is great and the bread is to die for, they also do a good spread in the evening, even if we did have to suffer the regular... More 

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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We spent 4 nights at Bahowo Lodge, and wished we had twice as many! Phil and Paula are lovely hosts and spent lots of time with us. The staff .... lovely, no complaints. The Lodge itself is lovely, we used the family suite..which slept 4 of us very comfortable. The rooms are spacious and air-conditioned. The balcony is lovely and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

I have just returned from my sixth stay at Bahowo Lodge. Over the last three years I have been a regular visitor both alone and with groups of up to 6 friends. In all aspects, this is one of Asia's many well kept secrets. From airport pickup, accommodation, service, catering and friendly laid back atmosphere, Bahowo Lodge is fantastic. This... More 

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We spent 3 nights at Bahowo lodge in the two bedroom suite, which was very spacious indeed. we very much enjoyed the company of lovely Phil and Paula who run the lodge and are very much involved in the village life. The food was abundant and delicious, and very much a high point. Phil and Paula were incredibly helpful in... More 

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Bridport, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I have stayed at Bahowo Lodge several times both with my husband and after he died. I have always been made extremely welcome by Phil and Paula. It is an ideal place for someone on their own, no eating in isolation in the evening, so much better than a lonely table on your own! The scuba diving in Bunaken National... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We travelled to North Sulawesi on our Medical Elective and enlisted the help of the lovely Phil & Paula from Bahowo Lodge in planning our experience whilst there, following a recommendation from a friend. Their warm welcome and generosity made us feel immediately welcome and relaxed. During our time there, we got to know them and their staff very well... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We booked at Bahowo Lodge because of the good ratings here, but we did not like the place at all. The hotel is not well maintained and dirty. But the worst thing is probably that you have to pay a high price for it. They charge 4 times the price a taxi would cost for the airport shuttle and after... More 

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Bahowo, Owner at Bahowo Lodge, responded to this review

We are sorry that this guest did not enjoy their one - night stay at Bahowo Lodge. Clearly there was on this occasion a mis - match between the Lodge and the type of accomodation that the guest was seeking. We are not a back - packers lodge and our rates are clearly advertised. Our airport transfers are comparable to... More 

Balikpapan, Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Bahowo Lodge is great! You know you're going to have a wonderful stay when you arrive at midnight from the airport and the owners offer you beer upon taking your luggage! Phil and Paula are incredible hosts. They provide culturally relevant experiences, but with western amenities and service. They organized tours for us (cheaper than the tour groups in town)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

My wife and I recently spent a week in Manado diving at the world-renowned Bunaken Marine Park. We had booked a dive package with Thalassa Dive Centre (a PADI 5* dive centre and possibly one of the best-run outfits in Asia) and we were given a choice of three different accommodations. We could either stay on-site at Hotel Santika, or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Situated on the mainland of north Sulawesi 15 km away from the capital Manado (because of the partly narrow roads and the traffic in the city a car needs around 30-45 min. to the town center) facing the islands of the Bunaken National Park the Bahowo Lodge is located directly in the small village Bahowo. The lodge is a two... More 

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Address: Bahowo Village | Bunaken Park, Manado, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Manado
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Number of rooms: 7
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