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Taman Simalem Resort

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was here 5 years ago and now everything is better. Nice place. Many nice places to view. The special thing here is we can see the famous Lake Toba from the other side of Parapat. Usually people go to Parapat if they want to reach the Lake Toba.

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singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from our 5d4n stay at the Taman Similan Resort (Waterlodge rooms). We had the best holiday. The lush rainforest surroundings & jaw dropping view of Lake Toba were amazing. The property is vast, so to get around we were mainly reliant on the shuttle provided by the resort. My fave bits include the walk up to the...

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Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This resort is located in Merek Hills, where we can have the best view of Toba Lake from the top. The view is amazing, and it is also a very good place to watch the sunrise. However the resort is not very well maintain and up to standard. The roads toward it is also not in good condition. The breakdown...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night in this resort with family and a group of high school friends. It's one of the best destinations as it offers plenty of activities to do. Went jungle trekking with friends with ranger Mr Kaban. Mr Kaban has good knowledge about the place. It made trekking interesting while he shared some of his insights. The kids in...

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Carmel Valley, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the hotel is still under construction but the work stops at five pm and in no way diminished our stay there.it is a huge resort overlooking Lake Toba. There is a long driveway to the reception area. Tons of activities like golf, riding, hiking, bike riding etc and lots of activities for children. This is a family resort....

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

+ I enjoyed my stay here. 1. The room was clean, comfortable bed & pillows, plenty of power points to charge camera, phone, laptop. 2. Breakfast was ok with eggs, omelette, rice, noodles, chicken, soup. Lunches & dinner also ok. 3. The rainforest walk to the waterfall was great, not too strenuous & beautiful scenery. We had a great guide...

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Jakarta Barat
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is my 1st time I stayed here, to attend a meeting and my room's view direct to the lake. And the next morning I walked to 'One Tree Hill' 3 km from my room, I really enjoyed this trip, the view from the One Tree Hill to the lake and mountains so amazing. children's playgrounds may need to be...

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The roads to and from the resort were alright, roughly took 4 hrs enroute Medan airport/ city with restroom & lunch stops. Don't know what people were complaining about. The resort, room, bed, landscape get an 'A' if i may give a grade score. But the employees' level of service gets an 'A+'! Usually when one stays in a resort,...

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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I went here with my big family. This was my 2nd time to stay at simalem resort. I stay at tongging hotel with stunning view of Lake Toba. The room is clean and similar with the room picture. The size is also ok with clean bathroom as well. I also got complimentary coffee from simalem plantation. The coffee is top...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I stay here for only 1 night at weekend, this is my 2nd time come here, i stay at waterfall villa, which the room are in the middle of the forest and there are a mini waterfall and cool river near our room. The atmosphere here is very great. The food here also very good from indonesian food, american food...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Golf Course
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are 204 hectare Agro & Eco Educational Tourism resort located at top of hills overlooking Lake Toba. We have several types of accomodations with (a) Waterfall in the jungle, (b) Sound of Nature at side of River, (c) Camping in the Jungle, (d) Family lodge overlooking Lake Toba or Golf course, (e)Hotel overlooking Lake Toba or Golf course. We provide all natural activities catered to our guests like Agro tour, Outbound Flying fox, Labyrinth, Horse riding, Fishing, Mountain bike, Coffee and Tea processing. Our service and maintenance staff are mostly recruited from local villages nearby as part of our commitment to educate and raise tourism standard at the vicinity of Lake Toba. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taman Simalem Resort

Address: Jl. Sidikalang Km. 9, Merek 20151, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Merek
Price Range: RM456 - RM784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Taman Simalem Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Rooms facing lake Toba is the best”
 of 5 bubbles tanas8828, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“room view to lake, one tree hill,”
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 of 5 bubbles emersont2016, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Select rooms/suite on Tongging side, to get best view of the lake”
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 of 5 bubbles iamsuhaini, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tongging hotel will give you a better view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles peggyong7, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lake view is a must”
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