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Switzerland
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The room booked in advance was ready when we arrived mid-afternoon. A simple room with AC and private toilet is provided. Wifi was supposed available but does not exist.  Breakfast,  included in the 400'000 IDR, is just toasts and jam with one banana. A simple dinner can be ordered here or biscuits and beer found in a small shop close by.  The... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed here one night. The room was nothing more than a bed and a chair. I had to ask for blankets. Food was okay but not special. The restaurant served beer and drinks, but was not very cosy. I think the owners could invest in some upgrading to make it a nice homestay again.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Airport pickup by Frank - great, on time and very friendly. Food - nice variety and large portions. Room - very basic, bedding clean but no top sheet on bed, shower ok but no sink, toilet broken but quickly mended by alfons. Guide provided - good, knew the forest well, friendly, a little english. Location - opposite park entrance but... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

This friendly homestay is located directly opposite the entrance to the Tangkoko Nature Reserve. The staff are very friendly and the owner super-helpful. It is about 2 hours from the airport in a small village so you really need your own transport here. The owner Alfonds kindly collected me from the airport. from my late-night flight, at a reasonable cost.... More 

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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed here for two nights and were very pleased with the service provided. Alfonds patiently answered all my questions before we arrived and came in person to meet us at the airport and took us to our next destination at the end of our stay. Our room was large with 2 big comfortable beds. The shower room/toilet lacks a... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

rooms really big and clean. surprisingly - occasionally hot water. very tasty food all included in the price; free drinking water, coffee and tea available throughout the day. manager alfonds's english is way above average for sulawesi, and he also acts as (a very good) guide for the national park trips /separate review/. located a short stroll from the beautiful... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We showed up without booking and the staff were very helpful and organised some amazing tours through the national park and on the ocean. our guide was at the hotel every morning ready to take us where ever we wanted. one of my favourite places to stay and was a very good price for an amazing experiance.

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Nice stuff, clean rooms and good ambience. The whole village is nice and relaxing. Easily I received all the informations I needed and they organised a good guide to the reserve. The food (included in the price) was good.

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Reviewed 6 December 2015

A very quite and peaceful homestay. Just in front of Tangkoko Batuangas Natural Reserve entrance. Alfons is a very nice guy, we could talk a lot with him, to the Indonesian real rural life. He knows all things about Tangkoko Batuangas and its animals. The rooms are very tidy and clean, with fan, a-con, towels and bedclothes. The food is... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

We stayed one night at Mama Roos, which was ideal place to spot a large amount of interesting animals in the Tangkoko National Park. In the evening we went with two guides and were very lucky to spot not only the famous Tarsiers but also a family of Cuscus who were having dinner low in the threes (the guide said... More 

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Additional Information about Mama Roos Home Stay

Address: Tangkoko-Dua Saudara Reserve, Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Tangkoko Nature Reserve
Price Range: €10 - €28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Try for a room far away from the road, towards the back”
 of 5 bubbles Globerwalker, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Just remember you are in the jungle and not in a 5 star city hotel and you will not be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles EvelynEngland, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“If possible try calling them rather than email as the internet in Tangkoko area often has problems.”
 of 5 bubbles SeanH40, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a newer recently renovated room, these are cleaner.”
 of 5 bubbles 980hannahp, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Chose a room away from the generator.”
 of 5 bubbles twinkletoes400, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
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