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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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bedford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Manchester, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff. Someone is always available. Airport pick up and drop off. Hotel is in a beautiful location (prepare to climb a lot of steps). Rooms are fantastic with great views, large v.comfortable beds. Food is good but could do with bigger portions. Arranged jungle trek for us. The guide that they got for us (hari) was... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Great rooms, immaculate with good views. Pricier than down the hill but worth it if you are up for splurging for a few nights. Loved the coffee, loved the staff, loved my guide Harry. Worth it to do an overnight jungle trek. Ask for Harry and tip him well at the end, he is so knowledgeable and will take good... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Lovely bungalows, each very secluded. There is a long walk from the rest of the village, but it is worth it. Because of the fact you wont want to walk down to the other restaurants however, the food is over-priced and had no flavour. The staff are lovely and very friendly. It is not worth doing a trek here, if... More 

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