Transportation

Carolina transportation

We can arrange all kinds of very nice trips for you. In the vicinity of Carolina Cottages, there are a lot of places of interest (see our Tourist information).

We can take you there, either by car, bus or our own boat. Click on the buttons on the left side to find out more.

If you like, you can also rent a bicycle or motorbike / scooter at Carolina's, to explore Samosir Island yourself.

Our customers

7th july 2008:
EarlyBird97, Berlin, Germany

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Hotel Carolina is by far the best place to stay on Tuk Tuk. It has the best location, set on the corner on the hill with majestic views of the lake. It has easily the best swimming area, set against a magnificent landscaped garden. The bungalows are all batak style with balcony and beautiful traditional carvings, but unlike other places, no rusty old roofs. No wonder the only photos in the Lonely Planet of the whole of Sumatra are of Carolina.

The hotel also has all the facilities you would need - cheap fast internet, mountain and motorbike hire (for cheaper than outside), massage, etc.

The service was excellent. Lake Toba is not exactly buzzing with tourists these days, and they seemed to have at least 2 staff for every guest. Every morning I would get up, go for a swim and be served fresh tropic fruit for breakfast as I emerged from the water. Fantastic. It's no wonder that despite the graveyard feel to the rest of Tuk Tuk, Carolina is always well patronised.

And finally, the best part - I had a nice bungalow right at the top of the hill with magnificent views, completely private and secluded for the incredible price of only 2 Euros! I have stayed cheaper in India, but that was a prison cell.

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