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Green Hill Guesthouse & Trekking

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Jalan Orangutan, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since our visit to Bukit Lawang was somehow a spontanous visit in the end of our long backbackingtrip we had limited/no expectations. Before staying at greenhill we did a three days two nights trekking and our whole group got sick. We arrived at greenhill without energy and in desperate need of a shower. The wonderful staff (jungleboys) delievered both of... More 

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noonooUk, Owner at Green Hill Guesthouse & Trekking, responded to this review

Hi there lovely ladies! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Its great to hear that the staff took good care of you...they do have lots of positive energy and we are pleased that you regained your strength. Im sorry to hear that you all got sick when you trekked....but....Just so other readers know.....you did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to green hill for 5 days and booked a treetop bungalow. The bungalow is a jungle bungalow, with monkeys on your balcony and lizards on your roof, don't expect a lot of luxury. The staff was very friendly. The discovery track was amazing, you should really book your jungle track here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We spent 3 wonderfull days in Bukit Lawang at this guesthouse. The views are superb, the rooms are basic but all you need is there. The team that Andrea has put together is really great. They are fun guys, they set a great relaxed ambiance and also treat you to some nice live guitar music :). Andrea recommended the 2... More 

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Lima, Peru
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The staff was very friendly and helped us organize the 2 days trekking in the jungle of Sumatra , to see the orangutans The room is basic , and at night you must install either the net for mosquitoes, bathroom very uncomfortable and no wifi. The good part is the breathtaking view across the valley, from our room; and the... More 

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noonooUk, Owner at Green Hill Guesthouse & Trekking, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. You gave us a rating of 3stars..and simply described us as 'regular accommodation'. This seems to be in actual direct contrast with what you wrote: you said the food was one of the best, the view was breathtaking and trekking was awesome. Surely that would deserve more that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Family room has great vew of the jungle. Room are big but only noisy floor fan and no wifi eventhough most places has it. The rooms are not cleaned for three days Quiet location bt a bit far from most restaurants Cold shower and western toilet without seat and bucket style. Nice staff.Could do with new madras and pillows. In... More 

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Isle of Man
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We booked here primarily because of the alternative trekking options outside of the busy Bukit Lawang area which is predominantly semi wild primates (and lots of humans!). This area is great for a virtually guaranteed close up Orang Utan encounter but quite touristy. That said it would be great for the less adventurous or those with kids as it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We didn't stay at this guest house, but Green Hill arranged a private 1-day trek in Bukit Lawang and river rafting for us. The experience was one of a kind. The result was 5 orangutans, 7 Thomas monkeys, a peakock, and 2 lizards, and lots of great memories. Although the trek is not cheap in Bukit Lawang, don't refuse it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My first time in Sumatra and Green Hill helped make it a great introduction to the rainforest. I stayed for 6 days as a stop off back to the UK from Australia. It is about 4 hours from the airport, but 6 days was just about the right amount of time to acclimatise, chill out in the garden of Eden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Had a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing 4 days at Green Hill. Was picked up at Medan Airport by friendly shuttle driver. Whilst the transfer to BK took 6hr (if you think traffic is bad, head to Medan) and I did not arrive till 10pm, the guys at the guest house were still up and even rustled up an omelette for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I went to Bukit Lawang for 2 nights. Green hill were great - they organised everything from airport pick up in Medan, to the room, and a trekking tour to see the orangutans. The rooms are basic by western standards - you have a bed with a mosquito net (didnt need air con), a cold shower from a bamboo pipe,... More 

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