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Tuk-Tuk Timbul Bungalows

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Jl. Samosir Ambarita, Ambarita, Samosir Island 22395 Indonesia See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re looking for a quiet place away from the main tourist area this might be the place for you. Bungalows are clean, with a nice view. At the restaurant there’s WiFi and ok food. For us Timbul was to far from the main tourist...More

Thank Joep B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The rooms are all individual bungalows right on the water-front, which is beautiful. The staff are friendly and helpful and the cooking excellent. The property is located on the edge of town away from the congestion and noise, so it's a peaceful paradise. The rooms...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Its a great place if you dont want to be in the middle of the touristzone from Tuk Tuk, but still its only a 20 min walk to Tuk Tuk. The owner is friendly and will help you if you need anything. We got a...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Stayed in this accommodation last week for about 4-5 days. The place has amazing views of the lake and surrounding mountains. No doubt! However, the owner, a white lady isn't so welcoming especially when I asked where can I go or do around here since...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We came here as a group and had our nicest stay in Sumatra. The owner is so friendly and the bungalow is amazing. It was so calm and peaceful, the place itself is surrounded by beautiful nature. Sumatra is totally new to me and we...More

Thank MarkT8552
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Tuk-Tuk Timbul, which means "Arising Peninsula", is located at the shore line of Lake Toba between the well known peninsula "Tuk Tuk Siadong" and the village of Ambarita. We, the family Siallagan, started to ...More build up this place in the seventies as it was still just a bare rock in the lake making it suitable for nice bungalows. Over the years it has become what it is now - a little paradise for those who like it quiet, a little bit hidden and familial rather than busy and fancy. Generally all of our bungalows are basic, suitable for guests that are looking for non-expensive accommodation rather than for pricy international standard hotels. This is being reflected in our room rates. Our luxury is our great natural spot, hidden and quiet, where you won't find disturbing boat traffic or even road noises. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
USD 12 - USD 79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Samosir Island > Ambarita
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 12 - USD 79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Samosir Island > Ambarita
Traveller (61)
Dining (8)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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awan a
22 January 2017|
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Response from Nanda A | Property representative |
It is dark, but not creepy.
Room Tips
"The traditional bungalows are charming, but basic, no air, one elec. outlet, etc. Watch your head!"
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"Old style bungalows seem more spacious than new style bungalows"
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"book well in advance, make sure you request hot water if you want it as some of the rooms don't have it."
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"Email or call them ahead of time, as they seem to be busy with people who stay there for weeks-months on end..."
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