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    North Borneo Biostation

    Kg. Bak Bak, mile 7, Kudat 89057, Malaysia
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good46%
    • Average15%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 98 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    we‘ve only spend 3 days / 2 nights there, but it was amazing! the chalets are really cozy and compfy , also really clean and we absolutely loved it. the food was really good too! we‘ve booked a snorkeling day trip with them, which was...More

    Thank Jessica Z
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Beginning the trip my girlfriend and I were quite nervous about our capabilities as divers. Leaving kudat we are now both incredibly confident, safe and competent divers. Giovanni the dive centre manager and our instructor was incredibly patient and knowledgable with any and every question...More

    Thank Snoopwookie
    Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

    Deservedly high rated place to chill for a few days. Unlike several other beaches, theirs had no sand fleas, which was a bonus. The huts are very comfortable too. We had a really great experience snorkeling with Giovanni. Because he is also a marine biologist...More

    Thank dmtpruett
    Response from Giovanni d, Dive Centre Manager at North Borneo BiostationResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Duncan and Ester, On behalf of all NBB staff I would like to thank you very much for your appreciation about the time you spent here. It has been a pleasure for all of us, and for myself in particular, having shared some nice...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

    If you want a moment in heaven. Go to the Bio station. The Chalets are nice, clean and spacious. The surrounding nature is green , tropical and very well taken care of where it is needed. The rocky beach flowing out into wider beaches to...More

    Thank _bakkerrath
    Response from Giovanni d, Dive Centre Manager at North Borneo BiostationResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Edo and Jo, Thank you so much for the nice words you wrote about your experience here! Useless to say how nice it has been for me and Keline having met you and having shared some really time together with you. So we wish...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    After backpacking for a month we needed somewhere off the beaten track and this place certainly was it. Perfect to unwind and spend lots of time chilling out. There is a beach that runs along the coast that is Very private, this is also made...More

    Thank Edward N
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    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
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    • Price range
    • US$56 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Kudat
    • Also Known As
    • North Borneo Biostation Kudat, Sabah
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    Traveller (170)
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    Dining (7)
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    Questions & Answers
    Rachel H
    25 September 2016|
    Response from David W |
    We stayed for one week in March and saw no monkeys at all.
    Vvhazel H
    29 March 2015|
    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
    Vvhazel H
    29 March 2015|
    Response from AnneLily2013 | Reviewed this property |
    The 'open air toilet' is only opened where the wall meets the ceiling, so its fine except that birds and bugs will be able to enter the toilet. As for the bed bug, I uploaded a picture of my legs being bitten by bed bug... More
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    "There are sea view rooms and those without, so choose appropriately"
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    "very secluded away from any shops or stores, wifi in public area only, rocky beach, great dive instructor and..."
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    "We paid extra for a sea-front hut and we were glad that we did."
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    "corner quieter"
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