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Charlie's Guesthouse

JI Tiga Raya 7 | Next to the Pier and market, Parapat, Indonesia
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible46%
5 Aug 2016
“Good Low-Budget-Guesthouse”
8 Apr 2015
“Fantastic location and needs improvement”
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

I spent two nights at Charlies in August 2015. Its a good idea to take some time in parapat, if you are not just interested in the mainly touristic point -samosir island- The owner Tongam, a famous batak-musician is a friendly guy who lives there...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2015

Surprises me that Charlie is in Tripadvisor! The owner is musician and famous among Batak tribes in Indonesia, he made several music performances in overseas as well. Honestly for me, Charlie has a very good chance to reach to the top of the roof for...More

5  Thank MonikPandiangan
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Second to worst place I've been in in SE Asia. (The worst being Bagoes in Parapat) Staff totally disinterested despite whole place being empty. Proves ridiculous for the level of hygiene and comfort at this place. The bathroom is disgusting and the bedsheets and carpet...More

4  Thank Londonmudlover
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Perfect location, but there were bedbugs in my bed. When I went down to the lobby at night there was no one to be found and I waited there from 2 in the morning till 8am. Fortunately I at least got back my money. But...More

2  Thank Nienke v
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I've heard that the owner is a former rockman. This is an explanation. Simply saying he does not care, he was burnt by rock-and-roll. Peace. High price, dirty rooms, poor service. Perfect location. Just "poor", always can be worse.

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Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Parapat
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Charlie's Guesthouse Parapat, Sumatra
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