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Rainforest Guesthouse

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  • Excellent58%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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“the river”(25 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rainforest is a really nice guesthouse, the rooms are basic and most have shared bathrooms. The location is lovely, next to the nice river and near other shops and cafes. We went on their amazing two day Jungle trek which was hard going but awesome;...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The Rainforest Guesthouse is primarily a backpacker place, with cheap, simple rooms, but it has other options too. We had a very pleasant stay in the "family room", which is actually a self-contained cottage with its own veranda. Absolutely loved the food; so many different...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had a really nice 2 days trek with the guides of Rainforest guesthouse (Coco, Amed, Panca). We saw a lot of orangutans (more than 10), also gibbons, Thomas leaf monkey, macaques, monitor lizards. The food was good and abundant. The rooms of the guesthouse...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Rainforest gives you way more than your moneys worth! When we arrived some of the staff were already waiting at the bus stop to bring us to the hostel safely, free of charge. (Trust me, it's a long trek). The staff were super friendly and...More

Thank Louise A
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Never has been kicked out of a hostel before until I had a booking at Rain Forest Guesthouse. I ve taken a shared Taxi to BL. The Taxi driver received a call during the drive and passed my his phone to the back. The person...More

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US$10 - US$14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Mariasha A
31 October 2017|
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The wifi is pretty decent when it's on. But, during heavy rain and other incidents, the power and wifi tend to go out. Of the three days I was there the wifi was out close to half the time. Meals are about IDR30,000 on... More
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They don't offer pick-up from the Medan Airport, but when I went there, the owner gave me her WhatsApp number and gave me really easy information for how to get there with buses, what price I should negotiate (the price... More
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"Rooms closer to the road could be more noisy as motorbikes passes by."
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"Get one facing the river"
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"Pay more for a quieter room if you are a light sleeper (70r as opposed to 50)"
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"Don't take the room above the bar/lounge, cause music every evening :)"
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