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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After looking at BBC (very expensive) we ended up at Pondok Eka...it was ok for us as it was just a one night transit on our way from Bara to Rantepao.Fairly strange place ,big,square,open layout with a massive swimming pool central on the ground floor(not usable) grand staircase to first floor then spiral staircase to 2nd floor...it didn't have a... More 

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Lyon, France
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps this hotel has known better times (guidebooks say it's the best in town), but rooms are smelly, dirt under the beds and therefore cockroaches a plenty. Hot water not working everywhere. Only one sheet. Not nice. Breakfast is very basic and the even the fried rice was cold. Staff tries to be friendly, but we had difficulties with the... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We asked for a standard room and a discount for 2 nights. We got the discount and an upgrade! I think the upgrade was the best of both because of the fridge you get. It took the AC nearly 15h to cool the large room, but the weather was extremely hot so... I think it's the best choice in Sengkang... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Maybe a slight exaggeration, but that is truly how I felt upon stepping foot in Pondok Eka. The entire building was eerily empty except for the lady at the front desk and a couple of children rolling around playing in the lobby. On the way to our room we walked past the mossy green pool which is mostly a cess... More 

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Recife, Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The hotel was good in comparation with others that we stay in Sulawesi Island. The staff was very friendly and eficiente. The restaurant have cold beer, a very difficult drink to find in Sulawesi island.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Friendly service. We were appointed a recently build room, but it was not very clean. Bathroom was spacious, although a bit dirty. The beds were of good quality. The breakfast was fine. Staff can help with planning trips to the nearby lake.

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Slovakia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We come very late to the Sengkang, and our driver recommended us Pondok Eka as the best hotel in the city. We stayed there for 2 nights. We got room, that was very large, had TV, fridge, AC. Room was clean, there was only problem with shower. Ehm. We didn't have shower, the water just flow from the tube from... More 

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San Francisco
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here to break the long drive from Makassar to Rantepao. The hotel is quite austere but might be the best in town. The rooms are clean, the air-conditioning really worked, and the staff was nice. However, we only ate the rice and vegetables at dinner. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. We visited the Tempe lake... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Pondok Eka The rooms do have good AC. On entering the room I killed my first roach that managed to survive the intense bug spray. The food was edible but the environment of a nightmare of a construction site did not enhance the "dinning experience". The place is a dump.If you have the stamina drive straight to Toraja.

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Milano
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41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We were on a package tour, coming from Mamasa, and this place was totally adequate for our one night stay, we had a large clean room on second floor, with good air-con, a fridge and complimentary water. The shower was very good with hot water, and breakfast was buffet-like and quite decent. Lake Tempe was worth visiting, the floating houses... More 

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Address: Sengkang, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > South Sulawesi > Sengkang
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