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The Ngimat Ayu House Bario

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Scott Apoy is the man but his mother is the one who makes sure you don't go to bed hungry... The rooms are clean and adequate for a stay in Bario, whether you plan to trek through the jungle or whether you wish to recover from a long walk. The verandah is the place to chill and if Scott heats...

1Thank Silvius v
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Stayed here for only 3 days, which is not really enough, especially if you are an outdoor person that enjoys trekking and nature. There is limited internet connectivity and the only place for a free wifi is at Bario town telecentre, which is about 2 km from the home stay. The hosts (Scott, Linda and Evelyn) were very hospitable and...

1Thank jercyng
BarioNgimats, Owner at The Ngimat Ayu House Bario, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Ngimat Ayu House for your stay in Bario

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
BarioNgimats, Owner at The Ngimat Ayu House Bario, responded to this review

On behalf of the Bario community we would like to thank you for your help during the fire incidence. We appreciate you very much. God bless

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...

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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...

1Thank 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

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A House on the hill with breathtaking view of Bario valley offering accommodation and tours in the Kelabit Highlands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ngimat Ayu House Bario

Address: Ulung Palang | Ulung Palang Village, Bario, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Miri District > Bario
Price Range: RM171 - RM205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms on first floors are quieter, room 1 is a corner unit with attached toilet/shower”
  • common bathrooms and toilets, there is one water heater
  • the attached bathroom for the corner room
  • corner room with shower/toilet attached
jercyng, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Four room have been renovated to include attached bath. Two upstairs and two downstairs.”
Nicame, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you don't mind sharing a queen sized bed, the corner room is the brightest.”
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.”
turnbullians, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“no basement! the top corner room has two windows, and is the nicest.”
jennyk683, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
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