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Riana Guest House

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“the owner”(33 reviews)
“downstairs room”(3 reviews)
“the main road”(7 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Riana is a nice homestay near the main street of Rantepao and the city centre. The lodging is quite basic (no sink in the bathroom and very few facilities) but the family is nice and they do their best. We got a room downstairs for...More

Thank Simo V
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms. Take a room with hot water. Nice owner who is also a guide. be careful when you arrive in Rantepao. When you take the bus from Makassar to Tana Toraja, guides will wait for you in Rantepao. They will call your name and...More

Thank Karsten B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed almost a week in August and enjoyed our stay very much. Daud and his family are very nice and helpful. And Daud is extremly knowledgable about Tana Toraja and its culture. He is an excellent guide!

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The family seemed nice at first, however weren't entirely honest. Daud mentioned we'd only be able to check in at 8pm after arriving at 8am and charged us full price. They charged us for every toilet roll asked for throughout our 5 night stay. He...More

2  Thank N33x
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I really can't figure out why this homestay has such a high rating on Tripadvisor!? In one word: AWEFUL, the bathroom is disgusting, old en smells like urine. If lucky, some drips of cold water out of the shower (as there was probably something wrong...More

1  Thank Lori v
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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#3 Budget Hotel in Rantepao
#4 Quaint Hotel in Rantepao
Hotel Style
#3 Budget Hotel in Rantepao
#4 Quaint Hotel in Rantepao
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"Maybe try the upstairs rooms."
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"Maybe the upstairs room are quieter, we had a room downstairs and it was quite noisy as there are many kids..."
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"Try to get a room on the first floor where they is a nice seating area."
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"upstairs, two rooms with hot water and next to communal balcony"
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