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Linda's Homestay

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Jln. Rahmat No. 3 | Lambhe Barat, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
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Linda's Homestay
Ranked #2 of 13 Banda Aceh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed at Linda's with my wife and 10 year old son after having agreed by email that for the 3 of us it would be 400,000 rupiah per night for 2 nights for a room inside the house including breakfast. When we first arrived Linda proudly showed us her Trip Advisor certificate of excellence.She then asked about our sightseeing... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
33 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed here in late June, Linda arranged to have us picked up from the airport by Frerdo her driver and show us around Banda Aceh. Frerdo spoke good English and was very helpful. Linda is a warm and friendly host, her home is very comfortable , she is an excellent cook, and tries very hard to make your stay... More

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Auroville, india
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Given the great reviews we had read, we - 2 couples including one with a child - were ready for a treat. Unlike other people who rave about this guest-house, we found it not that friendly at all and disappointing altogether. I agree that decoration is a matter of taste, it was not ours for sure. The house is rather... More

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Tanjong Malim, Malaysia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I just went to Banda Aceh in Aceh, Indonesia for the first time. I found Linda's Homestay on the internet and read the reviews and looked at the pictures. I called Linda and she had a room available for me, traveling alone, and said she could meet me at the airport. When I met her, I was so delighted to... More

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I just finished my trip in sabang and banda aceh couple days ago. When in banda aceh i stay in linda's homestay. From the begining, kak linda show a very nice person. Through an email or by phone. She also offerred a free pick up for us from the harbour. When we arrived at her house, my first immpression is... More

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Florence, Italy
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

From all accounts, I would skip the hotels in Banda Aceh and go for a home stay. We arranged one night here on our way to Pulau Weh and Linda was waiting for us at the airport when we arrived, cooked a wonderful Aceh-style dinner for us and drove us to the ferry terminal the next morning. Her 6 clean... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I stayed for 3 days but feel like been a year, Linda so nice, very helpful, she help me a lot! Show me the beauty of banda aceh,, she cook aceh dish very delicious, she also good with city tour,, taken us around banda aceh, and we never miss 1 spot, we always miss Linda and banda aceh,, my first... More

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Kawagoe, Japan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I chose Banda Aceh as my first destination in Indonesia as I wanted to get a true impression of the Indonesian people (rather than a popular tourist site or a huge impersonal city). Nowhere could have been better than staying with a local family and no host could have been more hospitable than Linda. I really appreciated her guidance around... More

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I stayed there for 2 nights before going to Sabang for another 2 nights. Even though at the airport upon arrival I lost her for quite awhile but we manage to identifiy each other as Linda did not display my name. But it's ok Linda... I was treated well and warm by her, She treated me like family, told me... More

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Ubud, Indonesia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is really what home stays are all about. Being met by a friendly lady who is very proud of her city and culture, being driven back to her comfortable, clean House after a brief but informative tour of the city, taken to a local restaurant and informed of the best local food to eat and also escorted to the... More

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Address: Jln. Rahmat No. 3 | Lambhe Barat, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sumatra > Aceh > Banda Aceh

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