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Borneo Nature Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on the 15th and stayed one night, the tour guide on the 1st day was Rusli, a good well informed guide that took us around the orangutans centre before anyone else, also we went to see the Sunbears which was entertaining, we arrived at the nature lodge in the late afternoon and given our cabin, it wasn't...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lodge in forest with very helpful staff and good food . Pillows rather firm but everyone works to find animals to see. We spotted good range of forest birds Including hornbills as well as many types of monkeys and Pygmy elephant cross river. Few biting insects Anderson showers only brief. Waterproof poncho for sitting in boat would be good.

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1Thank Brian V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we only stayed at the borneo nature lodge for 1 night but had an amazing time. Walter and team make you feel very welcome. The rooms are quite standard but are clean and have everything you need for your stay the food was good. The tours on the river are great we was lucky enough to see a herd of...

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Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So enjoyed our 2 nights here. Food was plentiful and very tasty. But you come here for the river trips to see things and it didnt disappoint. Saw so many different types of monkeys, pygmy elephants, so many differnt species of birds, some snakes. Our guides were brilliant at spotting them and pointing them out. Went on a little night...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a 3 day 2 night stay here with a friend. The lodge is very beautiful and despite not having air conditioning, it is surprisingly cool. There are beautiful views of the valley from the restaurant and the food is buffet style but plentiful in choice, including western and Asian cuisine. The deluxe room was large and a spare...

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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This place has a special in my heart. During our stay we saw Pygmy elephants, many different kinds of monkeys including the proboscis, a crocodile, and a multitude of birds. Whatever we asked to see, we found. This has been the absolute highlight in our 5 week travel through Borneo so far. The food is excellent and they are able...

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I thought I'd come well prepared for this experience - good waterproof walking boots, breathable shirts, rainproof jacket and hat. But if you go in monsoon season and are going down river you may as well wear flip-flops (or thongs if you are an Aussie), shorts and a plastic cape. On one trip it tipped down for nearly 2 hours...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. The food was very good and the two river tours and walk were good. However, the 2 day 1 night package is highly overpriced and there are additional charges for using the oversized wellies (required for the walk) and card charges. The accommodation is basic. They were not flexible with the pick off and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the lodge for 4 days and 3 nights and had a lovely stay. We saw a lot of animals on the boat ride to the lodge including orangutans, crocodiles, hornbills, Pygmy elephants and proboscis monkeys! The guides were brilliant at animal spotting and very very knowledgable- especially the guide we had, Hamid. The rooms were basic but nice...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed three days & 2 nights at Borneo Nature Lodge. There weren't many others, so it was a private tour for most of the trip. Vincent and the staff are expert wildlife spotters who are very knowledgable about the area/wildlife. It was great that they kept trying to bring us to different areas to ensure that we saw new...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An eco-friendly lodge nestled along the riverbank of Kinabatangan river the longest and biggest river in Sabah.The Lower Kinabatangan is one of Sabah's most splendid natural treasures and the richest concentration of wildlife in South East Asia. The lodge has 12 rooms with an additional twin-sharing handicapped friendly room equipped with air-condition and attached bathroom. Appreciate the "Green" details practise by the lodge where at night all electrical items run on solar power. ... more   less 

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Address: No. 41 Block 3, 1st Floor, Prima Square, Phase 1, Mile 4, North Road, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range: RM730 - RM2,605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Borneo Nature Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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