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On the Rocks Bungalow and Restaurant

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Bukit Lawang, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
On the Rocks Bungalow and Restaurant
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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
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Leipzig, Germany
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and did the 7 hour trek with Harry - we absolutely loved our whole stay there , it really is very special. Our taxi driver from Lake Toba got lost so it took over 8 and half hours to get to Bukit Lawang (should have been 7 ) and Harry waited for us in... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My 3 friends and I stayed at OTR for two nights and enjoyed a 7 hour jungle trek and tubing/rafting experience. It was absolutely fantastic! The staff and owners are so wonderful and personable. We enjoyed hanging out with them and eating their delicious food during our down time. They really went out of their way to make sure we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Magic of On The Rocks has to be seen to be believed. I have stayed here 3 times over the last 2 years and am always sad to say goodbye. The staff are gorgeous, helpful and sweet. Wawan is gentle humble man who has created a special piece of the world. His knowledge of the flora and fauna is... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Corinna was really helpful with sorting out an airport pick up for us and he was there waiting for us when we arrived. He stopped off for coconut drinks and tapas and various other lovely things along the way with no extra charge to us. On The Rocks itself is a brilliant place to stay with gorgeous views and closer... More 

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