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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as Sukau Rainforest Lodge, who our tour and subsequent accommodation was booked with, had no availability on our first night at the time of booking. Therefore we can't comment on the tours offered by Borneo Nature Lodge. However, we had a very warm reception from all the staff and in no way felt we...

1Thank ShahLaw
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 days and although the rooms are fairly basic they are clean and the beds are comfortable and there is plenty of hot water for showers. The meals are a buffet self service but these consisted of a starter (soup) choice of 2 or 3 main dishes with rice and noodles and a dessert and fruit....

1Thank Larasurtees
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We stayed 2 nights and 3 days as part of a larger trip and had such a fantastic time. During the many trips out during the day organised by Borneo trails, tours & travel, we saw so much wildlife, from orangutans to crocodiles, elephants to endless monkeys. The boats are never filled to the brim but 4 per boat which...

2Thank Ben G
Wyong, Australia
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Lovely spot on the river, and the guides and river tours were really good. Lots of wild life. The setting is very nice, and monkeys come out of the woods (literally) early in the morning and play all over the paths and the roofs. Very entertaining. Now for the BAD bits...... we were there as part of a tour group...

3Thank car0usel
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The lodge is basic but clean and comfortable. Staff helpful, cocktails at dusk, wonderful guide (Jamie), excellent spotters, birds, Orang-Utans, Proboscis Monkeys etc. Meals quite adequate. Two river trips per day.

1Thank JaneVictoria
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Borneo Nature Lodge was recommended by Itisha at Bike&Tours in Lahud Datu, so I assumed it would be as good or better than the other lodges along the Kinabatangan River. It certainly was. Comfortable a/c cabins set up on boardwalks, connecting to the bar, lounge and restaurant, and down to the boat dock. The lodge is fenced off from it's...

1Thank Irlantilainen
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, fantastic accomodation and meals were 100%. The staff could not be faulted, this is a very relaxing atmosphere thoroughly enjoyed my stay Rooms were spacious and ammenities were very clean Boats tours were awesome, will be back for sure

1Thank laurynbuckley
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Walter and team have a great thing here. A place to stay that's respectful of your environment allowing you to get up close with some of the amazing wildlife in the rain forest. We saw crocs, pythons, lots of monkeys, lots of birds, orang-utan and much much more. The food is great and the team work hard to make your...

1Thank Cantersontour
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Stayed for 2 nights at BNL. Accessible by short boat ride, we were greeted by Walter and given our welcome drink and cool towel. The rooms were spacious and clean. Wonderful hot showers. The beds a tad hard and the linens ill fitting. The a/c shuts off at 10:30pm and switches to solar power so fan only available. Slept just...

Thank Parry K
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Loved it here, very small and friendly, good food and water and tea/coffee available the whole time, not to mention snacks (in fact I ate way too much when we were here ...) Our guide was through Asia Experience and called Kurt and was excellent, our boat driver was from the lodge and pretty good at spotting things as well....

Thank Hols969

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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: RM1,334 - RM2,636 (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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“Cabin 2 avoids the afternoon sun”
 of 5 bubbles TripMember07162015, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't leave anything outside your room as apparently the monkeys may come and steal it!”
 of 5 bubbles 767parryk, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All about the same”
 of 5 bubbles JandJFarnhamCommon, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms face into the central complex, no river views”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaScaglia, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“all the same”
 of 5 bubbles oxuk2001, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
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