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Cairns
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...

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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....

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Thank 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...

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Wrocław
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

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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...

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Thank Martin H
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My wife and I had the best time here with our friends! We used to teach English in Medan for 2 years.....and we stayed with Sam many, many times! Sam and his wife are AMAZING hosts who always aim to please! They will also make sure you don't get screwed out of money by the local treck guides! :-/ Sam's...

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Thank Roger G
Potsdam, Germany
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed at Sam's as a family with 2 kids (6+3) for 6 nights, and enjoyed the nice bungalow with own bathroom and nice beds for parents and children and a balcony with jungle view. Sam and his wonderful staff are helpful in any. All activities have been perfectly organized and well suited for the kids. Our impression was that...

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Thank Sebastian H
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stayed for one night in this place as the Inn I stayed in before hiking was full. The room was pleasant and simple and clean with a downstairs bathroom. The shower barely works as only a trickle of water coming out. This place is popular and feels quite safe. I ate a few things here and the quality was...

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 great nights in Sam's Bungalows + really loved it. Sam's is located at the end of the village so is a 15 minute walk from the main road. We didn't need help with our bags but some people might so keep this in mind if arriving at night or with kids. The location is still great because...

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The people are so nice and helpful. The bungalow is just perfect. We had a lovely time there and had the most amazing jungle trekking. The guide knew so much about the jungle it was very interesting. I recommend this place to everyone. Also the food is very good and they have lots of different things.

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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
Number of rooms: 5
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“Pay the extra for the rooms at the top of the property”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles Witkub, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 has great views, keep your doors closed as monkeys may visit.”
 of 5 bubbles SoloAus, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“"Average noise level" for a rainforest and beside rapids!”
 of 5 bubbles 924annieh, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We loved the view from the Panorama Room. The outside bathroom wasn't much of a bother, although the steps to the room were more like a ladder. It made it feel a bit like a treehouse.”
 of 5 bubbles Sueisme, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
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