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North Borneo Biostation

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“north borneo”(11 reviews)
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3 Star Hotel
20 Comfortable chalets for the guests, large open restaurant with spectacular sea view and cosy bar. Tailored boat trips to islands for diving, snorkeling, beautiful caves visiting, etc. Google us for more info.
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Kg. Bak Bak, mile 7, Kudat 89057, Malaysia
4.3 km to Kudat Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great place to relax and explore. It was really great, quiet accommodations with our own cabin with a sea view and only sounds of birds and nature around. We did a exploratory dive with the guide Giovanni who is connected with the...More

Thank Ragnhild B
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I was lucky to stay at North Borneo Biostation for a few days last week and would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a diving/snorkelling holiday, or simply a relaxing break in a remote location. After ten years of scuba diving, it was fun and...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights - the chalet was very comfortable with nice sheets and air con. The best thing was Giovanni and his dive centre. He taught my son aged 14 to dive and got my 2 older daughters half-way through their Advanced Padi,...More

Thank Giles M
Response from Giovanni d, Dive Centre Manager at North Borneo BiostationResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Giles, Thank you very much for your nice review and for having chosen our dive centre where to get beck into the water after many years! It has been a real pleasure for me meeting both you and your entire family, and it has...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

We drove a rental car to North Borneo Biostation directly after 34 hours in transit from the U.S., and a 6:00 a.m. landing at BKI. You should understand this place is BEAUTIFULLY remote, which we loved, but even without jetlag, it would be extremely hard...More

Thank Kathy K
Response from Giovanni d, Dive Centre Manager at North Borneo BiostationResponded 20 May 2018

Dear Kathy, Thank you very much indeed for the really nice words you expressed in your review. For me it has been more then a pleasure to have got the chance to meet both you and Lincoln and having spent such nice times together with...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Recently I completed my Freediving course with Giovanni at North Borneo Biostation. I am amazed by how much I was able to learn from Giovanni in the few days I spent at NBB. He is not only an amazing instructor, but also a marine biologist....More

Thank al e
Response from Giovanni d, Dive Centre Manager at North Borneo BiostationResponded 20 May 2018

Dear Alex, As I told you personally, it has been a real pleasure for me to have met you and having got the chance to train you, since you have been such an excellent and dedicated student!! The good results you achieved with very little...More

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US$60 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jasmine2018
25 January 2018|
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Response from PaxRo | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to worry about any of those. Taxi is the only way to travel to downtown Kudat from the resort.. so tell your taxi driver that you are going to KK and he will drop you off where the shared van to KK is parked... More
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Rachel H
25 September 2016|
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We stayed for one week in March and saw no monkeys at all.
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Vvhazel H
29 March 2015|
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Response from Alexander_NBB | Property representative |
Hello, I guess the most objective answers to your question are contained in reviews here and on other booking site which you may google. Our guests rate cleanliness as 4.5 (from 5) here and 8.3 (from 10) in another booking... More
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"We recommend paying just a bit more to have a chalet in the front."
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"Best views are with the chalets on the front row (numbers 1 to 5)"
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"Take something to keep you busy, if not you'd die of boredom."
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