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Sepilok Forest Edge Resort

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Sepilok, Mile 14 Jalan Rambutan, Sepilok 90000 Malaysia
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#2 of 2 hotels in Sepilok
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Sepilok Forest Edge Resort comprise of beautiful village style chalets which is surrounded by lush green surroundings and hills as a backdrop which further embraces the amazing view. Several types of chalets are available to cater to your needs, starting from the standard chalet for a superb value lodging to the Family chalet for a worry free family outing. The superior chalet is also available for those who requires some extra pampering. The Long House (LBB )consists of several rooms which are also available for those who want to experience lodging with a difference. Labuk Bed & Breakfast (LBB) is the premiere lodging spot for backpackers, nature enthusiasts or families that are just looking for a retreat with nature. LBB has received recommendations by Lonely Planet as well as various other travel guides over the course of its 15 years heritage. LBB has since moved from jalan labuk, Mile 14 to its new location: which is just a 10 minutes walk to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Hiking
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Sun terrace
Parking
Public wifi
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Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
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Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, Chinese, Malay
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Joanne B wrote a review Sep 2019
Exeter, United Kingdom24 contributions32 helpful votes
We loved the location of the forest edge resort. A short walk to the entrance to the orangutan and sun bear sanctuaries. One morning we saw a wild orangutan from our lodge. The lodges are all well spaced out and are well equipped. The outside jacuzzi bath was interesting. Breakfast was good.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Nicola wrote a review Sep 2019
Lincoln, United Kingdom346 contributions85 helpful votes
We only stopped here for 1 night but found the staff friendly, particularly the restaurant staff. The breakfast was included which was nice. There is a rustic feel to this hotel, I liked toasting my bread on the BBQ! The rooms are spread out around the grounds amongst the trees meaning the rooms aren't on top of each other, not for those with poor mobility. It is located around the corner from the orangutan and the sun bear sanctuary, it was a 5 minute drive, would probably be walkable in 15 mins. The room was clean and tidy, again very rustic, there was the option of an outside shower. Our roof did have a slight leak during a massive downpour which we forgot to mention but we have never seen so much rain! A nice place, great location.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Sarwat C wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Spent 4 days at the resort and it was the highlight of our Malaysia trip. Beautiful setting, near both the oragutan sanctuary and the sun bear centre. Lovely breakfast, great meals and the staff could not have been more helpful. The accomo dation was neat, clean and tidied daily. Would definately visit again.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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XUEGANG Z wrote a review Sep 2019
SHANGHAI307 contributions149 helpful votes
It is really at the edge comparing with other resorts around the Rainforest centre or Orang-utans centre, however, it is still quite easy to call a taxi at the recieption, especially when eager to catch the early morning birding in the Rainforest centre. The cabin looks quite lovely and well qualified on its equipments and decorations inside room and bathroom.Breakfasts were not bad, if there were more variations from day to day, it would definately be better.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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mentacles wrote a review Aug 2019
Melbourne, Australia51 contributions6 helpful votes
the room was fantastic for our family of 5. Excellent AC. cool indoor and outdoor(1) bathrooms. Great location to walk to Orang-utans and sunbears. Walkable (but hot) to Rainforest Discovery Centre - short taxi ride away. Menu wasn't the most exciting or inexpensive but just relaxing to walk from room for meals
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Date of stay: September 2018
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PuraVida2018 wrote a review Aug 2019
Aachen, Germany12 contributions1 helpful vote
Very nice and clean chalets within the resort. They offer a really nice breakfast buffet compared to what we have experienced in other locations. It is in walking distance (15-20min) from the Sepilok Orang Utahn Sanctuary. Staff is really friendly and helpful. We also had a dorm for one night and we would not recommend it. There is just a fan and no air condition in the rooms and the bathrooms have that particular “taste”. I would definitely stay there again!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Jassou123 wrote a review Aug 2019
6 contributions8 helpful votes
The hotel was wonderful and the staff very attentive and helpful. The restaurant and cocktails are great! But beware of the mosquitos! We went on the firefly cruise and it was wonderful! The cruise took place on a small boat before nightfall, to have a good look on the mangrove in a quite and peaceful time of day, our great guide Yan gave lots of interesting information, we then watched the sunset on an island with a fresh coconut (bring you own straws) and came back on the river to see the fireflies! The experience is really romantic, as some times a couple of fireflies approche you and fly around you! We even saw a small crocodile and a couple of monkeys! We thank our guide for her kindness and good explanations and we highly recommend this very nice experience!
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Gti wrote a review Aug 2019
Oslo, Norway332 contributions103 helpful votes
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The resort consists of chalets which are nice plus a dorm option. We stayed in a chalet, visiting this place for the 2. Time. The chalets are quite nice, but our chalet had an aircondition that made a loud sound, and it was hard to sleep because of that. The chalets are basic, with a natural outdoor bathroom plus indoor bathroom. The food here is good, but too pricy. Especially are drinks very pricy, more expensive than in Nature resort which is the best resort in Sepilok. You have to pay everything as you go. Meaning if you stay for several days, you cannot add drinks, food and laundry expenses to your room bill. This is very annoying given the very high price range for this resort. The resort is situated 15 mins walking distance from Sepilok orangutan centre. If walking by
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Lindon L wrote a review Jul 2019
Melbourne, Australia75 contributions29 helpful votes
In terms of competition, this felt on parr and recently re-done. We liked the homey atmosphere. Little bungalow was delightful, outdoor shower nice and bed and ammenities all good. Loved the jungle view and privacy and the walk to the central reception/cafe hub. Gorgeous little shallow pool and a wonderful deck to relax on. Not five star but who wants that in Borneo. It was super comfy and special and very thought through. Breakast really good in what was a pretty harsh environment to work in so as to actually meet a discerning guests needs. We had no problem with a few wasps who liked the pineapple jam and fried bananas as much as we did. Menu for dinner kind of limited and adapted to suit a wide palette but very good. Close to bear and orangutan sanctuary.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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AdventuresWithNess wrote a review Jul 2019
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom51 contributions24 helpful votes
My boyfriend and I stayed at the Forest Edge Resort for three nights earlier this month. On arrival we were overwhelmed with how beautiful the location is (even compared to others on the same road!) and had a very pleasant check in experience with Mimi who was both friendly and informative. When we got to our room we noticed immediately that there was no mosquito net. On the walk to our room we were batting away mosquitoes, so this was a bit of a surprise. The girl who took us to our room showed us a bottle of red repellant and said “spray this before you go out around the door ways”. When she had left we realised it was industry strength repellent and bad for humans to inhale! So we never actually used this. The front door to our room didn’t close properly and had a good 3cm
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Date of stay: July 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$59 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sepilok forest edge hotel sepilok, sepilok forest edge sandakan
LOCATION
MalaysiaSabahSandakan DivisionSepilok
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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