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Sam's Bungalows

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at Sam's for one week while in Bukit Lawang and just had the best time! Sam and his assistants Pipit and Ponidi were so kind and friendly, and made me feel very at home. They organised two wonderful trips into the jungle (one day and two day trips) with fabulous and experienced guides Wanda and Kino. They even...

Thank Gemma C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I stayed two nights at Sam's and also trekked into see the orangutans. We had previously been recommended, and they lived up to all expectations. Acommdation and food was great! We trekked on our spare day and saw 6 orangutans, then rafted back to the bungalows. Would highly recommend Sam and his guest house!!!

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to stay at Sam's by a friend and they weren't wrong. I had a really wonderful three nights there in Bukit Lawang and wished I could have stayed longer. Pippin, his wife and two young daughters played fabulous hosts and made me (the only guest at the time) feel almost part of their family. They were polite...

Thank Jess B
Powell River, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for five nights with our three boys,  ages 13, 9 and 9 and we all loved it. The rooms were spacious, bright and spotless. The beds were comfortable and had mosquito nets. The two rooms we occupied had bathrooms downstairs, which featured tile and river rock. There are only cold showers, but the water is not that...

Thank JerryandNatalie
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We stayed for 5 nights at Sam's after looking at a lot of different places, and we definitely weren't disappointed!!! Everything was amazing - the food, people, rooms and the amazing view!!! The staff were absolutely fantastic and nothing was too difficult. We went for a day trek and got to see the amazing orang-utans which was my life dream....

1Thank waynmard
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed at Sam's Bungalows back in April 2016 and were so delighted with our choice. We made our booking prior to leaving Australia and Sam contacted us immediately confirming our booking and arranging transfers from Medan to Bukit Lawang. Everything was absolutely seamless with us being picked up from our hotel on time, our driver was extremely courteous with...

1Thank IndiaCairns
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I stayed at Sam's Bungalow for 2 nights in Bukit Lawang, and wish we could have stayed longer!! We had the cutest bungalow, with the most wonderful hammock on our balcony overlooking the rainforest. Everything was extremely clean and spotless!! We enjoyed relaxing at their restaurant overlooking the river, and hearing the water crash amongst the stones....

1Thank Christina A
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Sam's Bungalows and would happily have stayed many more if we only had the time. The rooms were lovely - clean and spacious. We enjoyed our balcony with hammock and jungle river view. The bed had a mosquito net too. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The restaurant bar has a great view overlooking...

1Thank Jim_Bob_Loblaw
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Bungalows clean, nicely decorated with a beautiful view and monkeys :) Super service, good food, perfect place to rest before and after trekking. Training was amazing, the guys gave everything that we were satisfied. 3 days trekking gave us a hard time, but I really can recommend Sam

2Thank Witkub
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms are spacious, a big bed with mosquito net, a balcony with hammock, a fan and a private bathroom. It is one of the last accomodation of the village and is therefore reasonably quiet. The restaurant if good, but also quiet at night (at least when we were there). A great location to start a hike along the river...

1Thank Martin H

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Welcome to Sam's Bungalow Bukit Lawang -North Sumatra Indonesia. Sam's Bungalow is located near by the river side in beautiful Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra- Indonesia. Sam's bungalow staff have been training and providing excellent service to many visitors to the region. ... more   less 

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Address: Jl. Stasiun Orangutan Bukit Lawang Dusun IV Timbang Jaya, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Bukit Lawang
Price Range: ₹ 646 - ₹ 1,357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“amazing views, quiet”
waynmard, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for the rooms at the top of the property”
IndiaCairns, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“At the bottom of the bathroom upstairs bedroom with a terrace and hammock, there are probably only two such. Best bungalow in my opinion”
Witkub, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 has great views, keep your doors closed as monkeys may visit.”
SoloAus, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“"Average noise level" for a rainforest and beside rapids!”
924annieh, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
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