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Kupu-Kupu Garden Guest House & Cafe

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Overview
Jalan Orangutan, Bukit Lawang 20774 Indonesia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We stayed for two nights at Kupu Kupu and really loved it. The hotel is located slightly outside of town and requires a 30 minute walk through town to get to it, but it is worth it! The room we stayed it was large and...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Woowww! What a lovely place to stay. This is everything you want when you stay at the jungle. It starts with a walk for about 20 minutes along the river where the jungle is opening up to you. This is such a breathtaking experience. Then...More

Thank 29fleurh
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Lovely location and really nice helpful owners. The communal meals were some of the best food we had on the trip. The owners were great at helping us organize jungle tours and transport. The location is beautiful! It is quite a bit further up the...More

Thank zydac
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Staying here allows you to experience the jungle from the luxury of a spacious room with a large veranda. We happened to walk past Kupu Kupu as we were exploring a bit along the river, and loved it straight away. The setting is great, well...More

Thank veggie_op_reis
Response from 2012butterfly2012, Public Relations Manager at Kupu-Kupu Garden Guest House & CafeResponded 19 January 2018

Hi Peter and Evelyn Thank you for your review and feed back. It was great to meet you both and have you stay with us at our place in the jungle. We enjoyed the interesting conversations we shared together. Hopefully we will meet again another...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

An easy 5 *review. Great hospitality in the most charming setting. Incredible food (vegan options readily available) and spot on coffee. The rooms are beautiful, the view is fantastic, and there is NO WIFI !! (Which means it’s back to real time conversations around the...More

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Response from 2012butterfly2012, Public Relations Manager at Kupu-Kupu Garden Guest House & CafeResponded 4 January 2018

Hi Steve, James & Monica Thank you for staying with us in the jungle and relaxing at our Butterfly Garden jungle home & Guest House. New Year's Eve celebrations, interesting chats and lots of laughs playing Skipbo!! Enjoy and take care... Cheers from the Kupu-Kupu...More

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Kupu-Kupu (butterfly) Garden Guest House & Cafe is an eco-friendly boutique style jungle hotel located near Bukit Lawang in North Sumatra, Indonesia. It is situated in a tranquil location surrounded by lush More tropical rainforest with 60 metres of river frontage and a waterfall that flows down one side of the land. In the front is the Bohorok River and opposite is over 1,000,000 hectares of UNESCO world heritage National Park. It is the perfect place to stay to experience the Sumatran orangutan and other wildlife. When you arrive in the Bukit Lawang village walk up the river path for 30 minutes. You will pass by shops, guesthouses, restaurants, waterfalls and soon discover the peacefulness of Kupu-Kupu Garden. From the cafe & guesthouse balconies you will capture views of river life and surrounding tropical rainforest. Laze about in hammocks, swim in the river, indulge in Indonesian food, drink a beer "Bintang". The owner Jeffrey can organise transport, jungle treks and other activities. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
USD 18 - USD 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kupu-Kupu Garden Guest House & Cafe Bukit Lawang, Sumatra
Location
Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Bukit Lawang
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
USD 18 - USD 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kupu-Kupu Garden Guest House & Cafe Bukit Lawang, Sumatra
Location
Indonesia > Sumatra > North Sumatra > Bukit Lawang
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Traveller (145)
Room & Suite (54)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"We stayed in the waterfall room, which had one king sized bed and one set of bunk beds."
242emilyk
6 Oct. 2018
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"you can't go wrong! but despite the heat, the hot shower was unexpectedly nice when i was there in..."
RNcate
29 Nov. 2017
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"All Rooms are great!"
Ubudsix
16 Mar. 2017
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"All rooms have a wonderful view over the balcony."
TrishF120
19 Oct. 2016
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