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On the Rocks Bungalow and Restaurant

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Bukit Lawang, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Caernarfon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not quite on the rocks maybe but certainly on a hill with the rainforest beginning just over the garden fence. Accommodation is in one of several huts in the garden and we stayed in the bamboo hut. Thoroughly enjoyed it as our veranda overlooked the forest where we could see monkeys in the trees. We took the two day trekking... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice place well managed with friendly staff. Have to say that they have been very helpful which is a very good point (we were traveling with 4 gremlins). Food at the restaurant is good. Treks proposed were great. Try to get the guide Wishnu, we really had a great time. He is very skilled and above all, loves his job... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, 7yr old son a I stayed here in the family room for 2 days. Nestled on the edge of the jungle up 269 steps its a stiff 10 minute hike to OtR...but it's absolutely worth it. Right on the edge of the jungle the rooms and bar are beautifully designed (although don't expect hot water or AC). The... More 

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in On the rocks and really enjoyed it. You are litteraly right in the middle of the jungle!! (don't be surprised to be awaken by monkeys running through the place). The staff is great and provide to your every needs. The place can organise for you trek in the jungle (with wonderful guides) transportation from Medan.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We loved staying at On the Rocks in Bukit Lawang in Sumatra last year. We had the honeymoon room overlooking the beautiful jungle and loved nothing more than watch and listen for the next load of wildlife to appear or the storm to thunder overhead. The accommodation was perfect for the jungle location, high up overlooking the jungle canopy. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was absolute heaven. Authentic, beautiful, amazing food, nice rooms, good beds and wonderful people. The two day jungle track a must. Our trip was tough but I am sure they can graduate the level. If you visit Sumatra this place is a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

On the Rocks is a magical place that is situated on the edge of the jungle and near the river. It is very serene and peaceful. A great escape from the norm! The staff here are very helpful indeed and made our stay a very smooth one. The staff love to join in and have a party with you as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

I was apprehensive before coming to this part of Sumatra, due to my limit experience with wildlife, and all I could think about before coming was snakes, being uncomfortable etc, but my mind was put at ease as soon as arrived, everything went so smooth, the staff were welcoming and the plan is lush, so well kept with lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

It was very nice at the On the rocks. We stayed 3 nights and did a 2days jungle trek. The trek was well organised and our guide was very nice. We would recommended this location and also the trek. Thank you Baju, Wawan and Corinna!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Stayed on the rock was fantastic and quite as it's located on top of the hill side river. When I book it online I didn't know that I had to climb up the stiff step up the hill to reach there.. And with my backpack.. Was tough. But it's get better when I reach the restaurant with friendly greeting and... More 

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