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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived in d evening the girl started to sweep the floor.later i have to run up and down to inform mama Thyesza to get kettle, toilet rolls, soap. No hot water coming out, my husband forced to clean the paip- all blocked and no air-cond she said its cold but i didnt feel cold in the room it...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed with family in room called villa with 3 bedroom...The booking process not responsive, the given cellphone contact is not cooperative. Being there during high season with amazing expensive price 5million for 2 days. The breakfast very basic and only 2 portion each room..children need to pay even for family room....not a place for family. You can get much better...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2014

i found that hotel in the lonely island book and i was not deceived when i found it, they can rent you a motorbike so you can discover the island. the quality of the room are impeccable. mama thyesza makes you feel like home and always make sure everything is okay and is also an incredible cook. i stayed all...

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cairns
Reviewed 9 November 2012

We stayed at this beautiful Lake Toba frontage hotel in October 2012. It was really clean with comfortable new mattresses, very friendly staff and owners and a fantastic quiet lakeside setting. The lovely rooms start from about 100,000rp per night. Everything was perfect for a relaxing romantic holiday and the owners are happy to help in any way they can....

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3Thank rensol
Zolder, Belgium
Reviewed 11 August 2012

This is a lovely location on the island ,very friendly people with nice food, it is very clean and a pretty view on the lake .The husband come to pick you up from the ferry for free .They have motorcycles for rent .

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2012

We booked in advance to stay at Thyesza and were picked up in Tuk Tuk by Mama Thyesza after one of the friendly hotel owners in town called her for us. It's quite a drive (about 20 minutes) to Ambarita and there is absolutely nothing out there, so you need to expect that you will eat most of your melas...

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2Thank sezbo_25
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 September 2011

We were at this guesthouse for one day at the end of Aug during the Indonesia national long holiday. Most of the hotels and guesthouses in Tuk Tuk were fully booked in advance. This guesthouse charged us 5 times higher than normal. The guesthouse is far away from Tomok Jetty. We were first pleased by the owner to pick us...

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5Thank KatNoos
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Booked this place after reading all the good reviews. Regretted staying here. Correspondance via email was slow. Though a pick-up was arranged by Thyesza guesthouse owner upon our arrival at Medan airport, an assigned driver who met us upon our arrival was trying to rip us off by asking for a much higher price than initially agreed upon with the...

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5Thank LiyinYeo
Branchburg, NJ USA
Reviewed 15 August 2011

We had a lovely stay with Thyesza in May - my husband, daughter and son-in-law. The location right on Lake Toba was beautiful. Thyesza and her family welcomed us and she spent time talking with us about the history and culture of the area. Meals were excellent! The rooms were delightful and the gardensand flowers on the grounds were so...

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2Thank Barbara A
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 2 July 2011

I stayed 4 days at the end of my 5 month traveling in South-East Asia, to relax before I flew home and had a great time. The guesthouse hosts are trying to give you the a little bit the feeling like home, the food is great and they are very helpful with everything you planning to do on the island....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thyesza guesthouse and restaurant is beautifully situated on the waterfront of Lake Toba. Enjoy tranquility and sweet idleness; try delicious Indonesian and European cuisine; take a swim, or go on an adventurous hike up the mountain and get a phenomenal view onto the lake or enjoy the hot springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thyesza Guesthouse

Address: Ambarita | Lake Toba, Samosir Island, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Samosir Island
Price Range: $4 - $9 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“nothing is good here, from the room to the toilet and kitchen all are dirty”
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  • perfect to enjoy the view and relax with a beer, having a sunbath
436julienv, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask if there are any student groups before booking!”
sezbo_25, 2 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Just send a mail and you get the same day a reply”
Jurgendhondt, 1 Jul 2011 | Read review
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