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    Back to Nature Ecotourism Guesthouse & Restaurant

    Bahorok | Guesthouse in the jungle, 40 minute walk from village, free luggage transport on arrival, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
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    • Excellent81%
    • Very good16%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “zip line” (8 reviews)
    “toilet paper” (11 reviews)
    “guest house” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Hotel Orangutan
    130 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Bukit Lawang
     
    EcoTravel Cottages Bukit Lawang
    190 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Bukit Lawang
     
    JW Marriott Hotel Medan
    1,018 reviews
    #1 of 74 hotels in Medan
     
    The Hill Hotel & Resort Sibolangit
    51 reviews
    #13 of 74 hotels in Medan
     
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    1 - 5 of 82 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Having limited time in Sumatra, I picked this place to maximize our time IN the jungle. I was not disappointed! I expected the beauty and grandeur of the rainforest, but the big surprises were how incredible the staff is, how delicious the food was, and...More

    Thank Amy B
    Response from Aca A, Owner at Back to Nature Ecotourism Guesthouse & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Amy, thank you very much for your visit, we appreciate your positive review and we are happy you enjoyed your stay! See you again soon and take care.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We were initially planning to stay for 2 nights and then go for a 3 day jungle hike. When arriving the staff told us the overnight places for the hike are just a 15 minute walk from this guesthouse and you do not actually go...More

    Thank Sabine R
    Response from Aca A, Owner at Back to Nature Ecotourism Guesthouse & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Sabine thank you very much for your review, we are happy you enjoyed your stay. We want to constantly improve and are happy about your inputs. We hope to welcome you again some time. Kind regards

    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    This is the absolute best place to stay at if you love sleeping - and waking up - in the middle of the jungle...!! A place of unbelievable beauty! We stayed at the separate bungalow, some steps to get there, but it's absolutely recommendable. Especially...More

    Thank speke2
    Response from Aca A, Owner at Back to Nature Ecotourism Guesthouse & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear speke2 thank you very much for your review, we hope to welcome you again some time and talk again to keep ourselves updated about our and your projects. Greetings from the jungle

    Reviewed 23 July 2017

    To get there you have to walk 45-60min, which gets a bit complicated if it was raining a lot or if you arrive at night. Otherwise it's a beautiful walk along the river, where you have the chance to spot plenty of animals. The rooms...More

    Thank SKohlenhydrate
    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    I had booked a room at Back to Nature for four days, however I stayed for ten as I just could not leave and would have loved to stay even longer. Everything was beautiful, starting with the location, the guesthouse, the scenery, the wildlife and...More

    Thank Silvia K
    Response from Aca A, Geschäftsführer at Back to Nature Ecotourism Guesthouse & RestaurantResponded 29 June 2017

    Dear Silvia Thank you very much for your wonderful and detailed review! We enjoyed your visit and we are happy you enjoyed it so much too. Yes it's truely remarkable... you would expect moskitos in the jungle, but we hardly have any. Our ecofriendly, non-poisonous...More

    Hotel Orangutan
    130 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Bukit Lawang
     
    EcoTravel Cottages Bukit Lawang
    190 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Bukit Lawang
     
    JW Marriott Hotel Medan
    1,018 reviews
    #1 of 74 hotels in Medan
     
    The Hill Hotel & Resort Sibolangit
    51 reviews
    #13 of 74 hotels in Medan
     
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    • US$20 - US$22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Bukit Lawang
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    Badgie18
    29 December 2015|
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    Response from Nick D | Reviewed this property |
    Dear Badgie, Thank you for reading my reviews, you can find all information of Back to Nature on adding the name of the guesthouse and Bukit lawang on google search. I cannot give you a website link here on... More
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    devines02
    28 March 2015|
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    Response from Rachel W | Reviewed this property |
    Please contact the Back to Nature Guest House for an accurate response. I believe it is about a 30 minute walk on flat terrain but they would know for sure!
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    Daphne P
    18 November 2014|
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    Response from EisBaer | Reviewed this property |
    The cost of a room is IDR 300,000 per night, which includes breakfast. The cost of other meals, like lunch or dinner, is about IDR 40,000-50,000 each. Drinks are IDR 15,000-20,000 each, more for beer or alcohol. A private... More
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    "Bungalow and chalet are a *real* climb up the hill, away from kitchen, river, etc."
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    "The best views are in the separate bungalow on the hill. Very recommendable!"
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    "The outside rooms with large windows are worth paying a bit more!"
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    "I recommend the rooms with river/garden view"
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