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Riana Guest House
Ranked #2 of 13 Rantepao B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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!

  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled with family
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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 also asked us to move rooms after double booking the room and moving us to a very budget room for a cost that was only slightly less.

As a guide he is very knowledgeable so it's worthwhile. However, as a guesthouse they have many improvements to be made.

Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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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 with the water pressure).
Next to that, a lot of noise in the early morning and a dark and unsafe route from the mainstreet to the homestay at night.
After one night I left as early as possible to another homestay (Pia's) which was so much cleaner, more comfortable, beautiful and with a better atmosphere and even warm water for the same price!

Stayed: August 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The whole family is lovely and hospitable. Rooms are basic but large and clean. Very hot water. Laundry service is amazing and inexpensive. Scooter rental fairly priced. Daud is extremely knowledgable and will help you organize your visit. Good location. Excellent value.

Only negatives - I was shocked that there was no sink in the bathroom and the toilet smelled awful. It's also quite noisy between the family and other guests who don't realize that voices carry.

We've already planned to go back!



Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Whilst the rooms/breakfast are basic, the family are really friendly and helpful. Ask the owner for a tour (can do both car/scooter). He knows about most of the events going on in the area..and if he doesn't he knows the right people to ask to find out!

Stayed: July 2016, travelled solo
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Address: Jl Abdul Gani Lorong Wisma Monton | Toraja Utara, Rantepao, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > South Sulawesi > Rantepao
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Ranked #2 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Rantepao
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