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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Thank you Scott for an amazing experience staying in Bario! Very late in reviewing as we stayed in September 2016, but if there is a place to stay whilst visiting Bario, this place hits the nail on the head! Scott and his family have an awesome history in the Kelabit Highlands and absolutely spoilt us with their hospitality! We visited...

1Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Celebrated Christmas and ushered the new year here with plenty of food and merry making. Bikes are available as a mode of transport around Bario. Bed sizes varies from twin beds, and kings. There are plenty to do around Bario (particularly surrounding nature), just ask your host!

Thank Adrianna I
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Tucked slightly up on a slope, Ngimat Ayu homestay is the perfect place to stay in Bario. The place is spacious, a mini long-house, with gorgeous views from the verandah. The verandah is cosy, one can sit and relax in the cool weather and breathe in the fresh crisp air, with a cup of hot drink. The view of the...

Thank flyingace28
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great cool break from your killing social media. No phone. .no divergent mind. With new management you love to be back to this place. We 3 families (10pax including kids). Much improved by now compared to my previous unforgettable visit few years back. Glimpse at Preyer mountain & return ride by boat in rever are always in our memories...thanks to...

Thank Patilashok
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I love the location of this home stay, the view from their verandah is superb, you can see the mountains and paddy field right across. Surrounding is calm, the place is clean with spacious room, clean washroom with wide kitchen for everyone to gather round the table for meal. I adore their "smokehouse" as i called it, where we can...

Thank Tinayang S
Alor Setar, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A trip to Bario gets you far,far away from the madding crowd in the concrete jungle. The twin otter flight from Miri is an experience in itself. If you don't want to fly you can always find someone to take you on a 12-hour road trip (if the bridges have not been washed away). We enjoyed our short stay at...

Thank siewlan
Miri, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 August 2016

A wonderful retreat in the Kelabit Highlands. Scott greeted us at the airport and took us on a short scenic drive to Ngimat Ayu House. The charming house sat on a slope with a lovely view overlooking the padi fields. The rooms are clean and cosy but we found ourselves drawn to the airy verandah. Perfect place to sip a...

Thank Nicame
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

That's exactly how we felt when we stayed at this beautiful homestay. You can feel the love in every corner of the Ngimat Ayu home. We truly enjoyed the amazing hospitality of Scott and his adorable & beautiful mum (Tepu) and Nigel. The kitchen is always busy with wonderful aroma wafting by and the sunset is surreal from the elevated...

1Thank Alcinito
Alor Setar, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 May 2016

A very comfortable stay in Bario, good food in a homely kitchen cum dining with a warm fireplace. Kelabit food served was delicious, barking deer soup, yellow round terungs, the sweetest Bario pineapples, sultan fish, Bario rice, midin ....new and interesting tastes.

Thank siewchenglim
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Excellent place to stay and recuperate. The balcony is so comfy that I was very reluctant to leave the house. Excellent hosts especially Aunty Martha. She's so motherly and cooks very well. Would be back one to have a long long stay.. By the way, the place is very clean. Strongly recommended.

Thank wbasil

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Additional Information about The Ngimat Ayu House

Address: Ulung Palang, Bario, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Miri District > Bario
Price Range: RM156 - RM205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Four room have been renovated to include attached bath. Two upstairs and two downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Nicame, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you don't mind sharing a queen sized bed, the corner room is the brightest.”
 of 5 bubbles KEHCL, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same as far as I could tell. Beds are firm but then beds are firm everywhere in asia.”
 of 5 bubbles turnbullians, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“no basement! the top corner room has two windows, and is the nicest.”
 of 5 bubbles jennyk683, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I think there's a room downstairs, but def ask for upstairs - such good views!”
 of 5 bubbles 134lisat, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
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