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Mama Roos Home Stay

Tangkoko-Dua Saudara Reserve, Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Indonesia
Mama Roos Home Stay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Samarinda, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room we had was basic but very clean with a comfortable bed and a decent mosquito net. The shower has only cold water but it's hot enough you wouldn't want a hot one anyway. Alfons and the others at Mama Roos were very friendly and organised a guided walk into the nature reserve which was wonderful and we saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

They renovated some rooms and they are great! The rooms are spacious and very clean. The bathroom has a nice shower and toilet, only cold water but that's fine since its really hot. The food is great. Western breakfast and lunch and dinner is local food and absolutely delicious! Big portions too. Alfonds and the others are very friendly and... More 

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helsinki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stayed one night at Mama Roos. The rooms were rather basic. Only cold water. The bed and mosquito net were good. They offered two meals, a hearty dinner (Indonesian food) + a breakfast (tea, toast, jam, butter). The reason we came to Mama Roos were the walks. They were amazing.

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Enschede
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I spent just one night in this basic but okay guessthouse. When I arrived from Manado in the early afternoon I was welcomed by Ina. She showed me my room: a pretty large room, a double bed with a very thick (new?) mattras and mosquito-netting (see picture) and a chair. The attached bathroom was basic, with a western toilet and... More 

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Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

For only 150.000 rp ( eur 10 ) p.p.p.d inclucing 3 meals, is this a good place to stay. Big rooms nice food and a perfect location, just in front of the NP entrance. The entrancefee for Tangkoko NP is recently dobbeld to 100.000 rp p.d.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

After reading all the reviews and negatives I was expecting the worst, but this place wasn't too bad! Very basic but for a night or two its fine. Mozzie nets over the bed, fan, no flush toilet, a lot of ants, no blankets, towels etc. there was a sheet over my mattress and pillow had a pillow case but not... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This hotel was our third choice the others which looked a lot better were fully booked. The rooms are extremely basic, a holed mosquito net, cold water and no flush for the toilet just a bucket of water. The room did have a fan and electricity. We only stayed one night so could stand this. Just remember you are in... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

You have the minimum required for one night : a shower (no hot water), a bed with a net, but toilets without flush... But you can go to the jungle by feet, Waldo is a helpful man and very good guide (we saw the tarsier!!!). The food is good too. So it's ok for one night to see the Tangkoko... More 

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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

I rated the rooms as 'poor' because they are below average but I don't think this gives the full picture. Stay here for the tours, rather than the rooms. Great location by the gates to the nature reserve and the tours they organised for me were excellent. Price includes meals-breakfast was basic (toast with jam) but dinner was good and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Normally i would give average for the accomodation, but because we had a good time here as a family and they organised some terrifiic tarsier and the famous celebes macaques. The food was okay, but the breakfast was not so good.. The rooms are very basic but what do you expect in the midle of the sulawesi jungle.

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