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D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

The "Villa" was quite the experience. After arriving we were shown the dorm beds. The mattresses are so thin you will be a trained Tibetan monk with regards on sleeping on the rockhard bottom of your rocking chair bunk bed. The walls are made of paper thin cardboard material so setting an alarm clock in the morning is no prerequisite,...

Thank KoenU
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Fantastic location if you want to explore Kinabalu Park or a night stopover before you ascend the majestic Mount Kinabalu. Only 5 minutes walk to the main entrance of Kinabalu Park from this lodge. Basic facilities with limited hot water for shower. Toilet was really old and looked tired and tiles looked like they have never been scrub for centuries....

1Thank CeaserBoy
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for one night as we visited the KK National Park. We did a couple of short walks around the park. The accommodation is very/extremely basic. The so called toilet is tiny. If your sitting on the loo and you look up, the shower head is looking down at you! The worse part is that...

Thank Jose Q
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Close to the park entrance and some friendly staff and a nice view is where the positives end. Bugs, bugs and bugs. Which you expect in Borneo but not in your bed. No wifi in your room, which is ok if they would advertise that. Loud road and karaoke bar less than 10m away. Food is just ok. Fine for...

Thank MickJDD
Melbourne Beach, Florida
Reviewed 16 April 2015

The only reason I am giving this an average rating is its proximity to Kinabalu National Park. The rooms are rather small and the walls are kinda thin. The disco bar across the street is loud until late in the night. The food is barely passable. Only a couple of the staff seemed to care.

Thank updog247
Tawau, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 April 2015

This place is situated by the road side and about ten minutes walk to Kinabalu park. Being next to the road has it's downside with big trucks passing by and a club across the road blaring out loud music till midnight. The place is clean. The toilet-bath is rather small. I am about medium built and had to do a...

Thank Steven_Teo
Kuala Selangor, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Situated around 500 meters away from Kinabalu Park, a nice cheap place to stay if you don't mind the noise from the neighborhood since a Karaoke bar across the place plus it's situated along the road so expect passing cars. Other than that the rooms are clean, free breakfast is quite okay for the price, and most especially the staff...

Thank blehblehbleh82
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

This place is 500m away from Kinabalu park so it's ideal if you are planning on climbing Mount Kinabalu and/or visiting the park. We arrived without prior reservation but we had no problems booking a private room (there are also bunkbeds available). This may be due to low season though so better book. The staff were extremely nice! We could...

Thank julia_kalno
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2014

This is a cheap place close to Mt Kinabalu. We booked in a dorm, it was clean, and the amenities were rustic but clean as well. It is noisy at night outside because a lot of traffic but ok if ear plugs, and sometimes inside because of the snorers 😉. Good wifi in the restaurant, and the food is good...

Thank Amandine G
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 16 November 2014

We were looking for a place to stay near the entrance of the Mount Kinabalu National Park and opted for the D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge. The park can be reached by quick walk along the road. We also ended up hiring a taxi to go to Poring Hot Springs - the hotel staff was quite helpful in organizing the taxi....

Thank Michael A

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Additional Information about D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge

Address: KM 53, Jalan Tinompok, Off Kinabalu Park, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District
Price Range: RM99 - RM146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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Dvilla Rina Ria Hotel Kota Kinabalu
D'Villa Rina Ria Lodge Sabah/Kota Kinabalu District
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“get the room on the west side, the view from there is better”
naturewala, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“May ask for the room on the left side of office (Room 1-4)”
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“Try a differant hotel”
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