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Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel longhouse has now been taken over, and many of the staff are from the Iban tribes in the area, so this helps them to keep living in their own longhouses in the traditional way. Many Iban have been in training for the tourists but still keep their identity. The hotel is built on the side of the lake,...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights. The resort rooms are built in the style of a traditional longhouse. We were in a duplex room with a lounge, bedroom and 2 bathrooms. The rooms are wood clad. There was plenty of space and the bed was large and comfortable. The room was clean. It was however, a bit dated. The maroon...

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aimanbatangai, Manager at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear lostagain2014 We are absolutely delighted that you have chosen Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat for your stay in wonderful Sarawak. It was indeed a great pleasure to serve all our guest in true Sarawakian hospitality and style. It is regrettable that some of our services and facilities were not up to your expectation. However, we are in the...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great time staying at this resort. The boat ride to the hotel was great and seeing the long houses was a great experience. We tried the blow dart and almost got a bullseye! Dinners were great. We also had an amazing massage. Loved the place. Would definitely come back.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Location - Amazing site in the heart of the jungle. Serene place to recharge. Culture - Rooms are styled like Iban longhouses. Iban motifs are everywhere in the hotel. Tour to experience a real Iban longhouse is available. Nature - Canopy walk and educational jungle trek is just behind hotel. If u go for the Wong Irup waterfalls tour, choose...

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aimanbatangai, Manager at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Daniel We are absolutely delighted that you chose Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat for your stay in wonderful Sarawak. It was indeed a great pleasure to serve in true Sarawakian hospitality and style. Should the occasion arise and you decide to return to Sarawak, we would be delighted to welcome you back to Aiman Batang Ai Resort &...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It is a long drive coming from Kuching, but it is worth a visit. The hotel is a bit old and you can see they have some difficulties keeping the standards as high as during the Hilton era, but it is still worth to go and stay at Aiman Batang Ai. Especially to visit the long house. Seeing how these...

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aimanbatangai, Manager at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear travelingwithtw0kids Thank you for choosing Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat as your holiday venue and your review on your recent stay. It was a great pleasure to serve in true Sarawakian hospitality and style. We share the same view on appropriate swim wear at the swimming pool in which we have put up signages on the latter. Please...

New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The lodge location is beautiful! Christmas decorations had already been made and looked very festive. For us hearing Christmas music while swimming in 87 degree F weather made a smile. Service was good and staff very friendly. Our breakfasts were good with adequate variety - nothing fancy but something for everyone to enjoy before starting the day. We were in...

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aimanbatangai, Marketing Communications at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Martha B, We are absolutely delighted that you chose Aiman Batang Ai Resort and Retreat for your stay in wonderful Sarawak. It was indeed a great pleasure that you have found the Christmas decorations delightful. Should the occasion arise and you decide to return to Sarawak, we would be delighted to welcome you back to Aiman Batang Ai Resort...

Milan
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Aiman Batang Resort has the shape of a Longhouse located in the Batang Ai Lake. The hotel needs much maintenance, old style bedrooms, old style bathrooms which need to be refurbished. Personnel is kind and available. Food is good and served in pleasant way.

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aimanbatangai, General Manager at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Farashi, We are absolutely delighted that you chose Aiman Batang Ai Resort and Retreat for your stay in wonderful Sarawak. It was indeed a great pleasure to serve in true Sarawakian hospitality and style. Should the occasion arise and you decide to return to Sarawak, we would be delighted to welcome you back to Aiman Batang Ai Resort &...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed here for 1 night. The location is great. The rooms definitely need to be renovated. The bathroom was not the cleanest and I wore sandals when taking a shower. The food at the restaurant was average. Overall, I would stay here again if it is renovated.

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aimanbatangai, General Manager at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Vegas_Odyssey, We are absolutely delighted that you chose Aiman Batang Ai Resort and Retreat for your stay in wonderful Sarawak. It was indeed a great pleasure to serve in true Sarawakian hospitality and style. Should the occasion arise and you decide to return to Sarawak, we would be delighted to welcome you back to Aiman Batang Ai Resort &...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Place is alright but very tired. Location pretty. We took most of our valuables with us on excursions except a small amount of hidden cash in luggage as there was no safety deposit box in the room. On our return someone had riffled through our stuff found the cash and helped themselves to some thinking we would not notice until...

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aimanbatangai, General Manager at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Ms Nikki, We appreciate your stay at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat and for your feedback. It is indeed regrettable that you had to go through an unpleasant experience while staying at the Resort and no one should have. The Management did, however, made enquiries on the matter and it was resolved without prejudice. We truly hope that...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The real selling factor for this property is no doubt the location. It takes a good few hours to drive here from Kuching and get the boat across the lake, but it really is stunning. Located on the hills by the lake, with a great view across the water and the evening sun, the location of the property is superb....

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Dear alexrolfe4, We are absolutely delighted that you chose Aiman Batang Ai Resort and Retreat for your stay in wonderful Sarawak. It was indeed a great pleasure to serve in true Sarawakian hospitality and style. Should the occasion arise and you decide to return to Sarawak, we would be delighted to welcome you back to Aiman Batang Ai Resort &...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aiman Batang Ai Resort and Retreat offers the ideal getaway for us seeking serenity, mindfulness and relaxation. Formerly known as the Batang Ai Longhouse Resort managed by Hilton, the resort now is under Planet Borneo Lodge Management starting January 2016 and starts with New Beginnings and Renewed Aspirations. Located on the fringe of the Batang Ai National Park, this 100-room resort offers pristine nature surrounded by nearby tribal communities and wildlife who have made Batang Ai their home. Fashioned in the traditional longhouse design for invigorating sports and activities or simply relaxation and peace. Guest rooms ranging from superior to suites are spacious, air-conditioned and offer complimentary amenities, coffee and tea making facilities, mini fridge, room service and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat

Address: | Batang Ai, Lubok Antu 95900, Malaysia (Formerly Batang Ai Longhouse Resort, Managed by Hilton)
Region: Malaysia > Sarawak > Lubok Antu
Price Range: RM328 - RM965 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Batang Ai Longhouse Resort, Managed By Hilton Hotel Kuching
Hilton International Kuching
Hilton Kuching
Kuching Hilton
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“Rooms don't have lake view. In the traditional Iban design, the rooms face away from water. The great view is available at the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles DanielY1234, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suite room is nice but bedroom on upper room is warm during day time”
 of 5 bubbles vivienshtan, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a closer long house of hotel room.”
 of 5 bubbles 968justint, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think that all the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles NicoleNotaerts, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
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