Hotel Carolina

Jl. Lingkar Tuk-tuk Siadong, Samosir, Sumatra, Indonesia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Jl. Lingkar Tuk-tuk Siadong, Samosir.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Carolina Samosir

    Reviewed by mikeandsheila

    Location, location

    Reviewed May 10, 2012
    by (21 reviews) Sydney & Norwich , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Great location on the Samosir island shores of Lake Toba, stunning view, good looking Batak-style bungalows, lovely open sided restaurant, friendly staff etc etc. What stops it getting five stars is the food - not so great, and the slightly shabby interior of our bungalow - it could do with a paint job and a refurb, it looks tired. Other than that, with such a location a pup tent would get four stars.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by lake-toba

    very nice

    Reviewed Feb 14, 2011
    by (1 review) Samosir , Indonesia Flag of Indonesia

    This holiday was very pleasant at all, besides the beautiful view of Lake Toba his hotel service also can not forget. Tuktuk we will return to next year ...

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Carolina Samosir

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Samosir

    Jungle Juice and Lake Toba

    A travel blog entry by derekandjo on Oct 11, 2013

    10 photos

    We have been staying at Lake Toba across the water from Parapat in Sumatra and yet again no wifi due to the link being cut by workers. The island was formed by a volcanic eruption the largest lake of its kind in the world and then a subsequent eruption formed the island. What a great place we stayed at Hotel Carolina on the best spot on the island …

    Indonesia (Sumatra) - Lake Toba

    A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jul 24, 2014

    124 photos

    ... RMB 80 per person) because there is a fast train operating between these two cities. You can get a cheaper ticket (even around RMB 20 per person) but these trains usually depart early in the morning and the journey lasts nearly 3 hours. Since we paid so much we were invited to wait in a nice A/C lounge and each of us was also given a bottle of water. It took us only 1,5 hours to get to Shenzhen and it was quite a comfortable ride.

    We crossed the border between ...

    Shrove Tuesday

    A travel blog entry by sw19mike on Mar 04, 2014

    ... TukTuk, and slowly back into 'town'.
    Chill out afternoon, and all five of us meet up early evening. Adam and Laura followed our path of yesterday to a T. And when they came to the cake lady, she remembered me and Baska. So she persuaded Adam and Laura they should order a big cake, and share it with us! Great sales technique. Adam and Laura did as they were told, and completed the walk we failed to finish yesterday, so by the time they returned to cake lady, ...

    Exploration, rain, and the Oscars

    A travel blog entry by sw19mike on Mar 03, 2014

    ... Don't really want to change sterling, but realise we still have 120 Aussie dollars. When the rain finally subsided, I went to see the money changer in reception, and got 1.1 million rupiah in exchange. Job done!
    A Cotney's evening was decided on. At least it's close in case the rain returns, and anyway it's very good and very cheap. A good combination!
    It's the Oscars today, and Baska, Adam and Laura are very excited about it. ...

    Welcome to Lake Toba

    A travel blog entry by sw19mike on Feb 28, 2014

    ... start labouring. Doesn't worry some though, as maniacs attempt to pass long lorries coming up to blind corners. We just avoid getting crushed as one suddenly has to brake hard and pull in, nearly knocking us down the steep slope on our left. And then our driver's mobile rings - and he answers it and starts a long conversation! Our car is a manual, so when he needs to change gear, there are no hands on the steering wheel. This is when I lose it, ...