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Residence Hotel

Jalan Tengah No. 1 ABCE, Medan, Indonesia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Cold water, cockraoches, smelling toilets without flush etc. Do I need say more? If you have some money to spend, there should be better places to stay... Location was quite good though... Close to sites ('walking' distance).

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Kuala Lumpur
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Nearby the Masjid Agung area. The rooms were pretty basic with tv and shower. No window. Aircond was okay. They have a mini cafe downstairs. We only stayed there for a few hours whilst waiting for our early flight return. Cheap too so if you missed your flight or need a place just to sleep, then it is good enough.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Hotel resisdence located at Jalan Tengah, close to a shopping center. The room I paid IDR7000/night is so small, smelly and has no window. Many crokcoches and rat running here and there at night. I was awoke by the loud noise of prayer at 5 am in the morningas this hotel is near to Masjid Raya. No blanket and no... More

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Jihlava, Czech Republic
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I'd say just an Indonesian basic budget hotel. Room, double bed, small table, attached bathroom, for 80000 IDR / 2 people. We were just in the top floor, part of the roof outside the rooms was kind of terrace with the possibility to sit there. The location just next to the Mesjid Raja is not ideal, however it was not... More

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Mareil sur Mauldre
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Cockrages, water running from the walls, terrible smell in the bathroom, the bathroom is the dirtiest I've ever seen, I could not possibly take a shower! The unfriendly staff, just one towel for two persons, run away from this hotel ! We could not support this place, nobody took care of us, they just wanted to be paid !! The... More

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Tanjung Balai, Indonesia
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

i was stay on March 2013. my first impression for this hotel was "small". the room was small, with old bed, and the bathroom much worse. but if u only have place for transit this place was OK. the positve thing is located in the heart of city.

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Krakow, Poland
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stayed in this hotel in economy room and standard room. Economy room (70,000 IDR) is ok for one night, cause it's very small, so is the bathroom. Standard room (95,000 IDR) is much better, but don't expect luxury. Food in the restaurant downstairs is really good and cheap, staff helped us with Indonesian menu. Not all of them speak... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I stayed at this hotel when I was backpacking around Indonesia, so as a traveler I am not particularly fussy. We couldn't find any hostels online for our one night stop in Medan so we booked this hotel as it said it had hot water and wifi and we were ready for a nice nights stay. Firstly, we spent over... More

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Newcastle, UK
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Okay so I'm not a picky traveller. I've stayed in some [--] without complaining but this was a step beyond. The most depressing hotel in the most depressing city. I'll start with the positives. The staff were nice. Rooms weren't as dirty as some say. Now the rest. Room smelled. A lot. Curtain rail fell down when we tried to... More

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Aurora, Coloradp
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

For the price of 19 USD I expected at least that there was a working sink in the bathroom. Western toilet that required bucket flushing and there was no hot water as stated on Internet. If a bar of soap is toiletries then you get toiletries. I don't mind not having these things if it is not advertised otherwise.

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Address: Jalan Tengah No. 1 ABCE, Medan, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Medan
Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 94
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