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On the Rocks Bungalow & Restaurant

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic hotel, great restaurant, really nice and helpfull staf and very sweet (german) owner. It's quite a climb to get there, bit Well worth it. We did a one day trekking. The guides were really good and respectful for nature and the jungle. Entrance of leuser national parc at 300 meter.

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Mokra Gora, Serbia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Petra was our guide on a 6 hours tracking and he was wonderful, he was very respectful to the jungle and the environment. We were lucky to see a lot of orang oetan and other monkeys. We even stood face to face with Mina but Petra was very alert and careful and knew how to distract her so we could... More 

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Colmar, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was awesome in On The Rocks... The place is just gorgeous, with a beautiful garden, near the jungle. The morning encounter with long tail Macacas gave us the rhythm of the discoveries we had during our stay there! Birds, mammals and snakes were peacefully all around our hut, and we could have perfect time (during 2 days) at the... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights. It is a bit faraway from the "center" and be prepared to climb a lot of steps to get there! However, the rooms are very nice with mosquito nets and nice views. There is no hot water in the shower but you don't really need it. We found a huge spider in the bathroom... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the Rocks is A+ (try the coconut shake at any cost). But this review is more a tribute to Bukit Lawang and Gunung Leuser National Park in general. I stayed one night @On The Rocks, who booked the best guide + helper crew and found a really nice travel partner for my four day hike in the jungle. The... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the 2 day trekking tour with tour guide Putra. It was above all expectations; we saw all types of animals and our guide was very willing to tell us about his jungle. At the camp we had great service with very friendly people and good food. Would definitely recommend On The Rocks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at On The Rocks! The rooms were great, clean and have a nice view over the jungle. Also, the staff was amazingly friendly and welcoming. We did a 2-day trekking with Putra, which we would highly recommend! Everything was well taken care of - from food to evening games and tubing back. Would highly recommend... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Got a tip from a friend of a friend to stay at "on the rocks" (OTR) on a recent visit I made to Bukit Lawang. Certainly am not sorry that I took up the tip. OTR is set up a hill above Bukit Lawang town and right next to the entrance of Gunung Leuser National Park. It is a family... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

The place is really nice to stay and the stairs aren't too bad. They pick you up from the taxi drop off and carry a bag for you. The cottages are really nice and the hang out has a great view at the jungle. You can even see the Thomas Leaf monkeys from there! There were little down sites because... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

..I visited for the fourth time "On the Rocks" in "Bukit Lawang". It was great as always and I felt very well .. The food, the people and above all the unbelievable great nature I am always drawn back. Thanks to Corinna, Wawan, Lengh and the team.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ON THE ROCKS is located on the eastern bank of the Bukit Lawang’s Bohorok river, about 300 Meters from Indah’s Bridge (Long Bridge , Then a four minutes trek up the side of the jungle, a trek that is well worth the effort, and there is always cold beer on offer when you get to the top!ON THE ROCKS has 5 Bungalows and a Restaurant with spectacular panoramic views of the jungle, and Bukit Lawang, including the river. Four Huts/Bungalows have internal bathrooms with shower and a balcony with a hammock! ON THE ROCKS is a one of best bungalow’s in Bukit Lawang because, the location is on the border of the jungle. We are ready to serve you to ensure a relaxing and comfortable stay at On The Rocks Bukit Lawang. ... more   less 

Additional Information about On the Rocks Bungalow & Restaurant

Address: Bukit Lawang, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Bukit Lawang
Price Range: $10 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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On The Rocks Bungalow & Restaurant Bukit Lawang, Sumatra
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