The smart multi-storey Zoe’s Paradise is about as modern and flash as the accommodation scene gets on Lake Toba and if you are after sharp white linen and towels contorted into swans, then you are in the right place.
Rooms are well sized and very clean, with modern bathrooms and the bed comfortable. Views can be good, but some views are somewhat obscured by the roofs of the rooms on the floor below. Zoe’s also has a good restaurant area and a moderately sized swimming pool should the lake water not be appealing.
As there are not all that many hotels of this standard and style in Tuk-Tuk, this one does fill up, especially on weekends—book in advance. The grounds are compact and there are a lot of stairs to get down to the pool level—do watch your step on the slippery stair tiles with wet feet. Low season rates start at 549,000 for an economy room, 669,000 for a superior and 799,000 for a deluxe. Peak season rates are extremely high for the standard—shop online for a discounted rate.
Address: West side of Tuk-Tuk
T: (0812) 6315 2955;
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º51'24.95" E, 2º40'11.64" N
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Room rates: 400,000 to 1,000,000 Rp
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Standard double room||549,000 rupiah||1,200,000 rupiah|
|Superior double room||669,000 rupiah||1,350,000 rupiah|
|Deluxe double room||799,000 rupiah||1,650,000 rupiah|
Stuart McDonald co-founded Travelfish.org with Samantha Brown in 2004. He has lived in Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia, where he worked as an under-paid, under-skilled language teacher, an embassy staffer, a newspaper web-site developer, freelancing and various other stuff. His favourite read is The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton.
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