Soechi International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Medan
... walked to our booked hotel, arriving some time later after getting severely lost, and even worse, accompanied by a mad begger who followed us for several streets muttering incoherently, all the while bleeding heavily from his forehead. Not quite the arrival we had expected.
Anyway, onto our hotel. Now, we arrived and were greeted by a grumpy Sumatran who was not very helpful at all. Generally when booking with a hotel and being tourists, the staff ...
... end this whole episode is based on miscommunication , misunderstanding & and perhaps some kind of setup , for bad timing I take the blame.... I think the situation about Airspace protection can get only worse here in Indonesia with all the finger pointing after the MH370 disappearance......which the Media as always blow out of proportion ... just like in my Case... Im wondering how much the associated press paid the Cameraman for my Pictures.... After visiting Singapore , ...
... front of me. Taxing to the Ramp there where lots of People getting closer I sight I will not forget that quickly...but wait an minute how got those TV and Reporters here so quickly ? really it looked to me more like staged... like an bad movie , but then .... surrounded by 20 year old kids holding Machine guns pointed in my direction... and an Loudspeaker Voice told me to fold my hands behind me back and get out the Airplane..... impossible Im wearing the Survival Suit up to ...
... the funds but accessing them can be hard sometimes. In Bali we were able to get cash over the counter at the bank BNI so when we saw one in Medan we thought - great! - turns out the manager would not issue funds to non bank members.....the frustration grew as we explained our situation. She wouldn't accept our input of how tourists can get money, we got fobbed off told to visit the main branch 5km away tomorrow (Not so great!).
... have experienced this moment. I parted company with rest of the group and headed out back to the village to with just myself and my guide. This was incredible, to have the jungle to just myself, descending back towards the river. Pausing at a jungle stream, I doused myself in the cool jungle river water and just took it all in, the peace, the serenity and the light breaking through the canopy, causing the surface on the stream to sparkle like diamonds.
From here we ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility