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Luta Resort Toraja

"It’s a small hotel but very convenience, the atmosphere is nice and staff very friendly, restaurant view to the river, spacious room and great Toraja ..."

Wibowo E. - December 28, 2017

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Luta Resort Toraja

Jl Dr Ratulangi No 26 Rantepao, Rantepao, Rantepao, Indonesia, 91831 - See map
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Very good service
7.8 rating for service
Very good comfort
7.7 room quality and comfort
Very good cleanliness
7.6 rating for cleanliness
Very good facilities on premise
7.3 facilities on premise

This is a nice hotel, clean, good breakfast, good location, near the river with view from outside rooms, a garden view from inside rooms.

Kathleen C. | August 18, 2019

A nice treat to break up all the local food I’d been having.

Rachel | June 21, 2019

It is clean, nice, friendly staff, good breakfast.

Kathleen C. | August 18, 2019

Good breakfast, clean, close to town, good value.

Kathleen C. | August 18, 2019

Great staff, friendly and helpful.

Kathleen C. | August 18, 2019

  • Sauna

  • Bar

  • Garden

  • Shops

  • Laundry service

Cheaper than 86% of all properties in Rantepao in the last 24 hoursCompared to 14 Rantepao properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money7.2
Location rating8.7

Rooms available at Luta Resort Toraja

7.7
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  • Room size: 31 m²/334 ft²
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
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Junior Suite
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  • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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  • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed
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  • Room size: 31 m²/334 ft²
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        Frequently asked questions

        Does Luta Resort Toraja have wi-fi?

        Wi-fi is available at Luta Resort Toraja. View more amenities here.

        Does Luta Resort Toraja have a pool?

        There is a pool on the premises of Luta Resort Toraja. View more facilities here.

        Can I park a car at Luta Resort Toraja?

        If you choose to drive to Luta Resort Toraja, parking is available. View more facilities here.

        Does Luta Resort Toraja offer free breakfast?

        Free breakfast is not available at Luta Resort Toraja. View more food and beverage options here.

        Does Luta Resort Toraja have a buffet breakfast?

        A breakfast buffet is available at Luta Resort Toraja. View more food and beverage options here.

        Can I get a massage at Luta Resort Toraja?

        Massage services are available at Luta Resort Toraja. View more in-house services here.

        Does Luta Resort Toraja have free in-room wi-fi?

        Luta Resort Toraja does not offer free wi-fi in all rooms. View more amenities here.

        Does Luta Resort Toraja offer relaxation amenities, like a spa, sauna or steam room?

        Facilities for relaxation are available at Luta Resort Toraja. View more amenities here.

        Is there room service at Luta Resort Toraja?

        Luta Resort Toraja has room service. View more in-house services here.

        What time is check-in and check-out at Luta Resort Toraja?

        Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The resort offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

        How do I get to Luta Resort Toraja?

        For those who wish to drive their own cars, Luta Resort Toraja has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests.

        What is the smoking policy at Luta Resort Toraja?

        Luta Resort Toraja does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free. The resort offers its guests both smoking and non-smoking rooms. You can request your preferred room type during booking, but please keep in mind that rooms are subject to availability.

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        What people love about Luta Resort Toraja

        • 8.4
          Excellent
          Location

          "Location is excellent in the town center, walking distance to many places."

          Regawa

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          May 6, 2019

        • 7.2
          Very good
          Spaciousness

          "Big hotel with very few guests while I was there ( August 3-5/1"

          Kevin

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          August 25, 2017

        • 7.2
          Very good

          "The surrounding countryside is breathtakingly beautiful."

          Kevin

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          August 25, 2017

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        Overall rating:
        7.7
        Very good
        242 reviews
        Cleanliness
        7.6
        Facilities
        7.3
        Location
        8.7
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        What travelers say they love:
        Its a great to stay, the staff very helpfull, good having br...
        Wibowo E. from Indonesia
        Family with older children
        More about Luta Resort Toraja

        More about Luta Resort Toraja

        Whether you're a tourist or traveling on business, Luta Resort Toraja is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Tana Toraja. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

        Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Tana Toraja hotel. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, restaurant.

        Guests can choose from 36 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. The hotel offers fantastic facilities, including outdoor pool, spa, massage, garden, to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. Whatever your reason for visiting Tana Toraja, the Luta Resort Toraja is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.

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        3 mentions

        What they offer

        9.6
        Exceptional
        Staff 

        "Rooms very confortable, wonderfull swimingpool, and the staf..."

        Aurora

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        January 27, 2019

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        Cuisine:Indonesian
        Menu:Buffet

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        Reviews of Luta Resort Toraja from real guests

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        7.7
        Very good
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        Room comfort and quality7.7
        Service7.8
        Value for money7.2
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        8.4
        Excellent
        Regawa from Indonesia
        Business traveler
        Superior Room with Fan
        Stayed 1 night in May 2018

        Excellent location at Town center, comfortable clean rooms”

        Despite some other larger hotels around Toraja, I would say this hotel is probably the best for your stay. Although because of the price, might not be the best value you would get in the area. Location is excellent in the town center, walking distance to many places. Rooms are probably the cleanest I found around Toraja. Breakfast was good. The hotel is not big, so it's easy to reach your room (especially after a tiring day full of activities). I seriously recommend this hotel for anyone visiting Toraja region.

        Reviewed May 06, 2019
        8.4
        Excellent
        Rachel from United States
        Solo traveler
        Superior
        Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

        Great jumping off point”

        So many places to go to around Rantepao. This hotel is right in the middle. Breakfast was AMAZING! A nice treat to break up all the local food I’d been having. Great river views.

        Reviewed June 21, 2019
        8.3
        Excellent
        Christopher from United Kingdom
        Solo traveler
        Deluxe
        Stayed 1 night in November 2014

        Great hotel in great location ”

        Location in Toraja

        If you want to explore Toraja (and you really should as it's unique) then Rantepao is the place from which to do so. And The Luta is the best in Rantepao. Why the best? Because it is newly built and clean and a good deal at approx $65 on Agoda. Though I'd recommend paying a bit more to upgrade to one of the suites as they come with bigger/better bathrooms. Sure, some have criticised it here ("patchy Wifi" "no elevator" "tired restaurant" ) but frankly, if you are too tired to walk to the lobby to check your email or around the corner to one of the local restaurants on the main street, perhaps you shouldn't be planning to come trekking. As you can tell, I like the place (quirks and all) and am prepared to cut it some slack: after all, is it fare to judge a hotel in a remote corner of Sulawesi by the same standards as one in Sydney or San Francisco?

        Reviewed November 22, 2014
        9.7
        Exceptional
        JORDI from Spain
        Solo traveler
        Superior
        Stayed 2 nights in November 2011

        Lovely hotel with small rooms”

        Availability of free wifi, friendly staff

        being located in tana toraja, it could be the case that the quality standards of this hotel were not so good. however, rooms were very nice, even though they were small. clean. there was wifi available for free(they say for 2 hours, but they are quite flexible about this). breakfast choice are limited but still good.

        Reviewed November 17, 2011
        9.6
        Exceptional
        Helen from United Kingdom
        Couple
        Junior Suite
        Stayed 3 nights in April 2019

        Comfortable stay”

        The hotel was quiet, a short walk to the main street. Good sized room, clean and wonderful staff.

        Reviewed May 14, 2019
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Pieter from Netherlands
        Couple
        Superior
        Stayed 3 nights in August 2018

        Verademing in Rantepao”

        Prima centraal gelegen hotel, aan het eind van de dag heerlijk bijkomen van alle indrukken. 's Avonds in hotel erg donker en iedereen eet aan de overkant in Resto Monika. In en rond hotel veel gidsen die te veel geld vragen, vaak 200 euro of meer voor 2 dagen gids/driver. Is echt te veel. 150 euro voor 2 dagen is goede prijs. Je hebt een gids wel nodig om naar de begrafenissen te gaan.

        Reviewed August 24, 2018
        8.0
        Excellent
        Donna from United States
        Couple
        Junior Suite
        Stayed 5 nights in July 2018

        Very comfortable with gorgeous view of the river from the Junior Suite ”

        This is my second stay at the Luta and I would recommend it every time. There are different classes of rooms and I would really only recommend the Junior suite. Very large room with very comfortable King size bed, easily big enough to add another bed for children. Also there is a sofa and small table and chairs for snacks in the room. The only draw back is that the wifi very rarely reaches the 3rd floor.

        Reviewed August 03, 2018
        7.2
        Very good
        Kevin from Canada
        Solo traveler
        Superior
        Stayed 3 nights in August 2017

        Not much better in Toraja”

        Stayed at Luta Hotel for 3 nights. It was ample time to see the sights in the area. Situated 5 minutes walk from the busy main street in town. Big hotel with very few guests while I was there ( August 3-5/17). Front office staff spoke English. Hotel claimed to have wi-fi in main lobby but I was never able to get any reception. I had to go to a cafe shop ( Cafè Aras) on the main street to get amazing hi-speed reception. ( and decent food and great coffee!). Don't get AC at tge hotel should you stay there. No need because it gets cooler in the evenings. Request a room at the back or interior. Font rooms of the hotel absorb the street noise outside. I know because I spent my first night in such a room. Comfortable room, big bed, TV ( that I never turned on), fridge, no safety deposit box in rooom to store passport etc. WC was fine yet there is very weak pressure and water flow from the showers. Major bird-bath! I stayed in two rooms while there ( was assigned a room above the street my first night and requested a change for my remaining two) Again, very little water flow even in the second room. Hotel has a pool but it was never used by guests. Morning breakfast was fine. I never lunch or ate dinner there. The Main Street has little food choices ( for a Main Street) and many tourist crowded into, one-of-two locations of Cafè Aras. No locals in the restaurant at all only tourists. In fact I never saw a local restaurant on the Main Street. I wanted a hotel in walking distance of downtown and the buses to and from Makassar, and that I got. Took a 10 hour night bus back to Makassar, and the terminal was a 10 minute walk up the street. The river bedside the hotel is very polluted with garbage along the banks. The view is lovely from the restaurant but the river below demonstrates the problem with garbage and plastics in Indonesia, sadly a mess. The surrounding countryside is breathtakingly beautiful. Get out of the city and into the rice terraced fields. It's certainly wor

        Reviewed August 25, 2017
        9.6
        Exceptional
        yvonne from United States
        Couple
        Deluxe Double or Twin Room
        Stayed 3 nights in September 2016

        Great hotel right in town”

        For us this hotel was a great choice. It was right in town which allowed us to check out some of the local restaurants/cafes. It's also just down the street from a local market. The hotel itself is a calm oasis to relax in after a day of trekking. Wifi spotty if in your room. The garden in the center of the hotel is nice, as is the river out back. Breakfast is suitable. The dining area is really nice with river views.The coffee in Toraja is fantastic.

        Reviewed October 03, 2016
        6.8
        Good
        Steen from Denmark
        Family with teens
        Deluxe
        Stayed 2 nights in June 2016

        Good location”

        Good location near the main street. We had a room with a small balcony to view the river.. very nice. The room was nice and clean. A bit overpriced but not a lot of options in that category. I will stay there again.

        Reviewed July 11, 2016
        7.7
        Very good
        chong from Malaysia
        Group
        Superior
        Stayed 3 nights in June 2015

        One Comment”

        Cleanliness; Green Environment; Quiet Environment

        Quite comfortable, but not satisfy with the hot air inside the room due to no air-conditioner provided. There were many mosquito easily get into the room as the hot room forced us to open the balcony door. Ventilation fan would not enough for cooling the room. Hope LUTA could provide fan or air conditioner for customer, I'm sure customer would love LUTA more. Thanks.

        Reviewed June 12, 2015
        8.3
        Excellent
        Virginia from Indonesia
        Couple
        Superior
        Stayed 1 night in April 2014

        Perfect Resting Place”

        clean, close to city center

        It was great because its location. Not very far from the city's center but very quite and in a very safe surroundings. My mom and aunt loved the fact that it is very close to the traditional market. Using bentor (becak motor), a tricycle motorbike, you can get to the souvenir shopping area for 15k rupiahs, return trip to the hotel. It is close to our bus stop so it is very convenient. The only thing is the breakfast but you can always get better deal if you explore outside the hotel.

        Reviewed April 30, 2014
        8.0
        Excellent
        Bianca from Singapore
        Solo traveler
        Superior
        Stayed 2 nights in February 2014

        Pleasant hotel in the center of Rantepao”

        Location, good room, restaurant

        Best location as it was in the center of Rantepao so in the evening you can walk out and go for a massage at the nearby spa, or eat at one of the restaurants. The rooms were good, modern and new - with nice hot shower. Breakfast was simple with choices of local and continental dishes. In the evening we dined in and the food was nice and reasonably priced. Must try the "pamarassan" beef - it is a local speciality similar to buah keluak. Also loved the fresh mixed juice which had passion fruit and tamarillo juice in it.

        Reviewed March 15, 2014
        9.0
        Exceptional
        Alan from United States
        Couple
        Deluxe
        Stayed 2 nights in November 2013

        very good”

        location, design, value

        Nice hotel with good rooms, good value, nice central location and internal garden....but with two caged (tiny cages) hawks. Stinky and sad. No wild animal deserves to live in a tiny cage. For breakfast, put some yogurt on the breakfast bar. Hotel arranged driver and car for 2 days, 400K Rupiah for Toraja tour one day and 1.5M Rupiah for ride to Makassar the next with sight-seeing along the way. In Makassar, driver says: You need to pay another 400K Rupiah for sight-seeing tour on the way to Makassar. Hotel and us never agreed to that. After a nice stay and nice ride and sight-seeing, that left a sour taste to the whole Luta-arranged tour, and driver.

        Reviewed November 07, 2013
        8.3
        Excellent
        Alistair from United Kingdom
        Solo traveler
        Superior
        Stayed 4 nights in June 2013

        Clean, comfortable hotel in the centre of Rantepao”

        Clean, safe, comfortable

        This place is very centrally located in Rantepao, just near the market. From here, it is very easy to reach all the bus stations to/from Makassar, and also the bemos. There are numerous guides all over the town, so that is also easy to arrange. Rooms were tastefully decorated, had a colossal bed, hot shower and was cleaned daily. There is no air conditioning or fan in the room, but if you ask at reception they will give you a fan that you can use for the entirety of your stay completely for free. Breakfast is included, though isn't great. Vegetarians watch out: most of the rice/noodle dishes have very small pieces of meat and/or fish in them. The pool is cold, which is a great way to feel refreshed at the end of a hard day's trekking. Overall, a wonderful experience. Staff were largely incredibly friendly and helpful. I'd definitely suggest staying here, even though it is quite expensive.

        Reviewed July 16, 2013
        8.7
        Excellent
        Gabriella from Hungary
        Solo traveler
        Superior
        Stayed 3 nights in May 2013

        Nice hotel”

        location, comfortable room, nice garden

        Centrally located, close to the main street, but quiet. Comfortable, large, nice room. Air-con is not necessary as the evenings are quite cool. Nice garden and pool which I didn't use. Bufet breakfast with few (but adequate) western choices. Good restaurant.

        Reviewed June 29, 2013
        7.0
        Very good
        Ross from Australia
        Couple
        Junior Suite
        Stayed 3 nights in May 2013

        Wonderful base to see cultural sights”

        Bathroom, view, comfort

        What a great stay. This place is the best in town (and prices to match) but we stayed in the best room as well and it was so worth while. There are a number of tours and drivers around who speak ok English, but obviously with a Guide on top of that costs more. Word on the street was it was around Rp300,000 for a driver for the day and Rp500,000 for a guide. The hotel also offers more expensive tours.

        Reviewed June 03, 2013
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Andre from Indonesia
        Couple
        Superior
        Stayed 1 night in May 2013

        Friendly Staff, Cheap Minibar, Excellent Scenery”

        Friendly Staff, Cheap Minibar, Excellent Scenery

        They staff are exceptionally friendly, understanding, and attentive to our needs. The scenery is remarkably excellent. The hotel is by the rapidly flowing gorgeous river, overlooking the mountain. There's a traditional market just a short block away from the hotel. We met the owner of the hotel during our brief stay, and we were impressed by his friendliness and familiar approach. Very rare to find the hotel owner in such a nice establishment.

        Reviewed May 09, 2013
        8.3
        Excellent
        Novi from Indonesia
        Business traveler
        Superior
        Stayed 2 nights in April 2013

        Comfortable, easy & nice hotel with friendly staff”

        big room, friendly & informative receptionists, nice garden view

        I extended the stay to 3 nights. In general the hotel is cleaned, nice & look new. I've been travelling & stayed at many private owned hotels in indonesia. But maintenance does not seem to be important. All outside look good but dusty, rust & cleanness still exist. Bathroom smell some kind of gasoline. shower head is not spraying water properly because it was chocked or something. housekeeping seems to only replace things used & changed bed in the room, but mirrors, table, bath, cabinet dust not wiped. I wonder if they even brush or cleane the shower. I found cigarette dust on table runner coffee table from the day arrived until checked out. Wifi is not smart system & not convenient. Should invest in more devices.

        Reviewed April 19, 2013
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Celine from Belgium
        Couple
        Superior
        Stayed 3 nights in July 2012

        Good value hotel ”

        Probaly the best hotel in Rantepao

        We had a nice stay at the Luta, Good hotel, pretty clean for indonesia. Good architecture. We had a vue on the little garden so it was really quite. Very nice breakfast,with european stuff, fresh juice, bread, et. Probably the only really nice hotel in Rantepao!

        Reviewed July 31, 2012
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