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Luta Resort Toraja

Dr Ratulangi Street No.26 | North Toraja, Rantepao 91854, Indonesia
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Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Rantepao
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

i was very disappointed that i had chosen this hotel for a whole week.The room was dated and needed urgent refreshment.the breakfast was between bad and sufficient.Nobody really speaks english at all which in general is ok but in a 3 stars hotel it should be available.The staff weren't really intersted in the guests,the swimming pool dirty and the WLAN... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This hotel seems very nice from the outside but not from the inside. it keeps eagles in very small cages! !! Also the rooms are not worth the money. This hotel should be aware that some people do not support their keeping of animals in such small cages! !!

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Columbia, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I stayed at the Luta Resort for two nights while working nearby during the day in between. The hotel staff is quite nice and there is a very pretty garden in the courtyard. The rooms are OK, not particularly well lit, especially the bathroom. Lighting in the bath is rather grim. The bed and plumbing are average for this type... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

If you want to explore Toraja (you really should: it's unique) then The Luta is the best place from which to do so. Why the best? Because it is newly built and thus clean; affordably priced (approx $65 and up) and centrally located. My advice: pay $15 more for a Jr. Suite, not because the bedroom is bigger but because... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The hotel is in a good location with one side facing the river and the other side walking distance from the town center. We had a room with a tiny balcony facing the central courtyard. The room was clean and spacious, with nice Toraja paintings on the wall but the furniture is getting old. There is no elevator to get... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

So this is a hard one because i think this is the best rantepao has to offer. So positives first; The room was really clean Staff were friendly Room was spacious Negative; The whole place was just a bit sad they have two birds of prey in tiny cages in the court yard The resort dog is poorly looked after... More 

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Makassar, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Luta Resort is might be the best hotel in Rantepao city center. Breakfast is good, room is a bit small, view to the river side its nice. But still for me its not worth the price. I rather stay bit out of Rantepao city center for the same value of money and got bigger room. But if you need to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Luta Resort Toraja is centrally located and comfortable. Superior rooms are recommended as they are spacious with balconies overlooking the lush garden below. The Deluxe Rooms that I saw actually appeared smaller, the benefit being they had their own air-conditioner rather than a centralised one. This hotel is very popular so it is wise to book well in advance.

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Balingup, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We spent 5 nights here after being 7 nights elsewhere. It was fantastic. The staff are very responsive to any request. Go for an upstairs room. We thought it would be really expensive but it was very reasonable - and only a bit more than our previous accommodation which I would class as middle range.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

In fairness, I only had dinner at this hotel once; the food was not that great and the service was exceptionally slow. I had a five night stay in a pre-booked deluxe room for a river view... Reception didn't have a record of it and had me in a superior room. In spite of my documents (after four long flights... More 

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