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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Carolina hotel is the first accommodation u see when you arrive at Tuktuk from Parapat. they have really nice cottages built with Batak traditional exterior design. There's economy, standard, deluxe and family room - sequence by the distance from lake shore / view in descending order. stayed in economy and standard a night each. Room is BIG. shower room is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful place, very natural and we enjoyed the view from every corner. The room of this hotel is the worst thing about this trip. Bathroom full of ants, smelly, broken furniture. We paid IDR700,000 per night, not worth it at all. There are many other hotels with much lower price, and most importantly beautiful and well maintained.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving at the night, basically I am blank with area at samosir island it's my first time to stayed there I can not expect that hotel service as same in Bali but I looking for clean room and comfort Well this property has nice staff but that not enough since the room really need upgrade and upgrade No hot water,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside Carolina hotel looks quite nice, and I'm sure certain rooms are fine too. Ours however (room 5) was faaaaaar below standard. Dark, unclean and dilapidated. Mercifully, the bed was rather nice. We've uploaded some pictures of broken furniture, a collapsing shower, a super-filthy sink and an ant-infested toilet. With the notable exception of one very helpful (and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great stay in Carolina Hotel. The rooms are slowly being updated Spring bed etc. The beach area is great, very clean and spectacular views. I have been coming here for over 20 years and it always leaves you totally relaxed. Food in restaurant is good and cheap. Staff are excellent. A little it of paradise on LakeToba. You should... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came to Lake Toba to enjoy the lake. Booked what I thought was the best room at this hotel.Nothing great about the room and I could have put up with that. What I could not accept is families being put in adjoining rooms with paper thin connection doors (NO WALLS). Never again Shows a complete misunderstanding of guests needs. We... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

The location of this hotel is perfect. The staff are all really friendly and helpful, walking distance to some nice local bars with the best local bands. Hotel is perfectly located, with a beach. Huge ground and large in space. However, the bathroom was a huge disappointment - not a single toiletries provided, no bathroom mat, out of 6 showers... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

One of the worst hotels I've ever stayed in. When I arrived, I found dirty cups and plates in the bush outside my room. The rooms my family and I stayed in (40&41) were so grubby and dirty. In room 40 there was blood and makeup up the wall also the toilet floor was soaking wet without me stepping foot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The hotel was value for money, although it wasn't provided by AC, the weather is quite cold at night. The location is near public restaurant etc. We can rent a bicycle or motor bike to wander around the island. Recommended for family traveling because there's no TV (at least in the standard room) so you are expected to chat much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The traditional batak house room is very good you better book standard room like a cottage with good view of lake samosir. The service is good but the facilities is not good enough but is very good to enjoy the lake while night and day

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Hotel Carolina

Address: Jl. Lingkar Tuk-tuk Siadong, Samosir Island, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Samosir Island
Price Range: $14 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 238
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