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Hotel Pison

Rantepao, Indonesia
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Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Rantepao
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived late at night, the staff was very helpfull and let us pick a room. The room was oldisch but clean and had enough space, a nice balcony and hot water. The laundery service is great, smells like flowers! The restaurant had nice food and the family who runs the hotel are very sweet and helpfull! We found a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived here having escaped the clutches of 'Oscar' the con-man tour organiser at Makassar airport who had promised us a 'mid-range' room as part of our fairly pricey 5 day Toraja tour. The 'mid-range' room turned out to be in the cheapest hostel in Rantepao and it was a dive. We fled and landed at Pison where we had... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Pison is a long-standing institution in the town of Rantepao (the unofficial capital of Tana Toraja) and for four nights was my base for touring the wonderful Toraja country. The hotel has obviously seen better days - rooms are rather run-down, not exactly clean, and running water is a trickle more often than not. However, I did have a... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our room was ugly, really ugly, but acceptable. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The location is pretty good and the services are correct. If you are looking for a normal hotel only to sleep and you don’t want to spend a lot of money this is a good option. You can arrange excursions with them, because they work... More

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Hotel Pison has a great location, it is on a quite place, just about 2 minutes from the main road. You can choose a room with cold/hot water and AC. It also has a nice restaurant with free wifi and friendly staff:) Moreover, there is a possibility to hire a guide as they are gathering in the hotel in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We booked a room on the last minute and arrived in the evening in Toraja. The hotel is run by a family and the owner is very nice and friendly. I asked the owner for a tour guide and He recommended us to have a tour with a guide called Pak Guru and a young driver, the 2 days tour... More

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Lleida, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We spent in hotel pison 4 nights during aug 14, and we fell in love with the hotel and with the family that runs it. The rooms are basic, but there was hot water and the beds were very comfortable. The breakfast which is not included in the price was great, black cofee is awesome, and pancakes are worth trying.... More

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Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Rooms are not very clean, the toilet did not flush, the shower was dirty buuuuut we did not mind. It was cheap the staff was helpful and when you are travelling around amazing Toraja you don´t mind. You can rent a motorbike at a good price and Rantepao is a really small town so easy to get around. You could... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When visiting an area I like to see the sights and stay a bit longer so I can get to know a few local people and have a little insight into the culture. I stayed at the family run Hotel Pison for 4 nights which gave plenty of time to look around the countryside of Tana Taraja and get to... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Hotel itself is very nice, rooms are comfortable (You can choose between fan and AC- price is slightly different), they have a nice garden, that makes it even more cozy, service is helpful and friendly. But the best thing about the place is coffee! they serve it in a restaurant (as they serve one free welcome drink for the hotel... More

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Address: Rantepao, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > South Sulawesi > Rantepao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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