We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Tangkoko Lodge

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Bitung
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Tangkoko Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 23: English reviews
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Tangkoko National Park with the express intention to see its birdlife and fauna. On a previous trip to Weda, Halmahera 2 years earlier we'd me a couple who told us of Tangkoko and recommended Tangkoko Lodge and its owner & guide, Bobby. We realised just how special Bobby was when our Lion Air flight from Denpasar was rescheduled and... More 

Helpful?
Thank notseebros
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
244 reviews
115 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The accomodation itself does not rate 4 stars but the room was large, there was a decent bed, a powerful fan, aircon which worked (sort of), lots of hot water (no soap or toiletries) and dinner and breakfast were simple but fine. The real point here though is the wildlife and the fantastic guides. In just one late afternoon and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank LDB65
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Our brilliant bird guide Samuel recommended this lodge, and we are so glad he did. Newly constructed and very clean, the rooms had nets and air-conditioning, and the park forest begins in the back garden- owls call at night, and birds fly through. Frankie and his family were attentive and kind and provided wonderful service for birders--offering early pre-dawn breakfasts... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lisa A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This homestay was booked for us by our local guide as it's one of the "best" in the area. It's essentially a room with a bed in it and toilet tacked on to the back but it more than suited our needs. The room was basic but clean and it does have air con as well as a fan which... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank CraigN76
Raritan, New Jersey
Level Contributor
38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Our birding group stayed here three nights at the end of our trip to Sulawesi and Halmahera. By far this was one of our best lodges during the trip. Very clean, comfortable rooms with western toilets and a shower (yay!) and air conditioning! The food wasn't bad either. Very conveniently located not far from the Tangkoko National Park entrance.

Helpful?
4 Thank jjcbird
singapore
Level Contributor
371 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Providing basic accommodation just minutes to one of the world's flora and fauna conservation area, Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Tangkoko Lodge is a great choice to stay in if you do not wish to travel the 2 hours journey before visiting the nature reserve. We arrived at Tangkoko Lodge in the afternoon and spent some time walking to the village and... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank dynamic14
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Tangkoko Lodge is clean and comfortable for rural accommodation (even aircon or fan in rooms) plus fresh and tasty home cooked meals. It is close to the reserve and Bobby is a fantastic guide (he is now also training up younger guides). We saw more wildlife and birds than we could have hoped for in four days. Thanks for a... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Judith H
Taipei, Taiwan
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I recently stayed at Tangkoko Lodge for 3 nights. It;s a lodge with nice surrounding, comfortable room, good food. I saw a Yellow-billed Malkoha just outside the restaurant. It would be better with wifi and hot water. Bobby, the owner, promised to improve it soon.

Helpful?
4 Thank Yuvictor56
Berlin, Germany
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Of course, coming from a nice resort or city hotel, one needs to adjust to the basic accommodation – but hey, you are in a small village with an amazing jungle in walking distance. We had a great time at the Tangkoko Lodge, the rooms are basic, but clean and have a nice terrace. The food was AMAZING, actually some... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank travelbug188590
Severna Park, Maryland
Level Contributor
168 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We visited Tangkoko Lodge as part of a private tour while staying in Lembeh. We left our hotel at 4 a.m. so that we could arrive at the lodge early enough to get in some good bird viewing. Before we were 5 minutes into the park our host, Bobby, had already pointed out 4 different bird species. We hiked through... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Alison M
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

40 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (39)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (34)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Bitung
10.0 mi away
Bastianos Lembeh Dive Resort
9.6 mi away
Lembeh Resort
Lembeh Resort
#1 of 8 in Bitung
5.0 of 5 stars 535 reviews
8.6 mi away
Eco Divers Resort Lembeh
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
Tangkoko Ranger Homestay
0.0 mi away
Mama Roos Home Stay
Mama Roos Home Stay
#1 of 2 in Tangkoko Nature Reserve
3.0 of 5 stars 55 reviews
8.1 mi away
DABIRAHE Dive, Spa and Leisure Resort (Lembeh)
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Restaurant

Additional Information about Tangkoko Lodge

Address: Jl. Raya Danowudu, Bitung, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bitung
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Tangkoko Lodge Bitung, Indonesia - Sulawesi
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing