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Sukau Backpackers B&B

Sukau Malaysia
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#3 of 7 Speciality lodging in Sukau
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Scenic814018 wrote a review Sep 2018
6 contributions2 helpful votes
The Kinabatangan river is a beautiful place to see a bit of Borneo's wildlife. This place, though, might not be the best option to enjoy because they are always looking for ways to sneak some more money out of your pockets. First, the cruises are 10-20 ringgit more expensive than anywhere else. There is a hidden "aircon fee" that you will only hear about when checking-out. The meals are scarce and overpriced because they know the closest restaurant is a 40-minute walk away. Even if it is a very special place, these people's greed manage to make you leave with a bitter taste. You better find another place around Sukau.
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Date of stay: September 2018
1 Helpful vote
Annesadventures wrote a review Aug 2018
Woerden, The Netherlands15 contributions14 helpful votes
We have booked the 3 days, 2 night package. Pick up was arranged according to the package from Sandakan to the b&b. The cruises were nice although they should keep a bit more distance between the boat and the animals. Some monkeys real almost coming in boat to fight. They felt threatened. The second night we had a cruise instead of a walk. Great because the morning walk was really disappointing, just 15 minutes in the forest and the other time along the main road. In the morning of departure they suddenly charged 20Ringit per person extra. Furthermore, the bus to Semporna was suddenly not included and they booked a bus for 45 Ringit departing from Sukau junction without noticing us in advance about prices. The bus was full when he arrived at the junction and our driver from the
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Date of stay: August 2018
1 Helpful vote
Barbora F wrote a review Aug 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands116 contributions25 helpful votes
We booked a 3D/2N activity package with Sukau Backpackers and loved it (except for the jungle walk which wasn't very memorable so we skipped the second one we had scheduled and went on a night river cruise instead). While the hotel itself is very basic and the food is not that great, the room was clean and comfortable. You get what you pay for. We had some issues with the shower - both mornings around 5.30 am (probably when they turn the water back on) it started making very loud noises and they wouldn't stop unless we turn the shower on and kept it running - a bit unfortunate. Having said that, this stay was the highlight of our trip to Borneo. The river guides are very knowledgeable and were able to spot even the tiniest bird in the dark during the night cruise. We were
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Date of stay: July 2018
1 Helpful vote
Kevin L wrote a review Aug 2018
101 contributions52 helpful votes
Stayed for a couple of days in this place. No problem and no complaint. Just hoping that their safari boat trip can be cheaper. 60 RM as compared to 45 RM per trip per pax in other places. But we did see many wild life like otter, oriental drarter , crocodiles , proboscis monkeys. Some other travelers claimed they saw wild elephants and a leopard cat. I would wonder it would be rare for orang utan to be seen.
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Date of stay: July 2018
Mohan Krishnan wrote a review Jan 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia496 contributions14 helpful votes
Took the time off to experience the real river cruise on one of the famous river of Sabah, Sungai Kinabatangan. As it was the monsoon season, there was no crowd and had plenty of time to enjoy the scenery
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Date of stay: January 2018
US$17 - US$18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MalaysiaSabahKinabatangan DistrictSukau
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