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Hotel Deli River

#2 of 60 Hotels in Medan
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Jalan Raya Namorambe 129, Medan 20356, Indonesia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We opted for Hotel Deli River as our arrival and departure hotel for our jungle expedition from Ketambe. Very friendly personal. Dutch-Indonesian couple developed this and provide their guests with a comfortable environment. Restaurant affordable and good quality. And very kind to make us a breakfast package when we had to leave at 03.00 a.m. to catch our early flight.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this room on a return trip from bukit lawang. We booked because of the pool. Worst mistake! The rooms were dated and dirty sheets. We paid £54 for a room upfront but just seen them on here for £36. The food is extortionate! The day after we had eaten here we had the worst stomach cramps and d&v.... More 

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Deliriver, Owner at Hotel Deli River, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment on Trip Advisor. We would like to explain to you the details of the amount that you paid us when you booked our room at the counter on the 24th of July. You paid Rp 750000 for a deluxe room which included breakfast which is equivalent to GBP 35. You also booked an... More 

Arnhem, The Netherlands
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed our stay at the Deli River hotel very much. Friendly and experienced staff. The rooms are in colonial Indonesian style with an eye for detail. They are clean, cosy and functional with a lovely balcony. The small hotel is set in a wonderful garden with a beautiful pond with lotus. The pool is nice and the owners,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Deli River Hotel was our first stop in Sumatra after a long flight. It was a true oasis for us. The swimming pool was perfect, the rooms were spotless, with comfortable beds, and a lovely veranda looking out on the beautiful garden. We had tasty dinners in the restaurant Omlandia. And last but not least, the staff is very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this hotel on Monday, 20 July 2015 but didn't stay at this hotel. I had planned to stay my visit for 2 or 3 nights at this property based on the positive reviews it received. I came here with my Medan's family. We decided to not making advance reservation as we need to see the hotel. What a... More 

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Deliriver, General Manager at Hotel Deli River, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. When guests arrived in the restaurant and toilet it was not yet cleaned up as there was a shortage of waiters due to Idul Fitri holiday which is the biggest holiday in Indonesia. A problem is that some guests coming to the restaurant and garden tend to throw garbage. In case of shortage of staff... More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend Deli River Hotel for those lovely Tourist traveller/ Business traveller who have a Chance to travel to Medan, North Sumatra. Why? 1. an oasis in madness 2. friendly and helpful staff 3. lovely nature surrounds 4. worth for Money though it is not expensive 5. excellent Care of customers Try it and I am sure your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a two and a half week wonderful journey through Sumatra (thankyou Nasib for all the driving) organized by Tri-Jaya tours, we finished our time in Medan at their Hotel Deli River. It is not in the center of town but further out, away from the madness of Medan traffic. We found this to be the best accommodation during our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

30 min outside Medan, but do it - so peaceful and beautiful surroundings. The rooms are really nice, good beds and a nice bathroom. The pool and area is great And the food was really good as well. Service was superb - e.g. got a large breakfast package with us, because we left before breakfast time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would rate this hotel between average and very good, but there is no option for this. Hotel situated in lovely surrounds with a lovely pool which looks out over the landscape. Family room was a little crowded compared to some other places we stayed elsewhere in Sumatra for a lot less of the price (this might be just Medan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We spent 5 nights at deli river at the end of our four weeks in North Sumatra. After a busy trip we wanted a peaceful four days laying by a pool eating good food and we had it all. The breakfast is fantastic with a lot of food. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. The room was beautiful... More 

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