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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Nice place to stay in a quietness and to feel the jungle with comfortable ambience. Big thanks for help to our guide, Darwis Halide! We received a lot of information about living in Malaysia and stories about animals and plants. Very interesting!

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

An arranged trip by travel agents, we had no idea what it would be like and were very impressed with the luxury in the middle of the rainforest. Greeted by very friendly, welcoming staff who were happy to help us with anything and great accommodation. They run several different activities a day, river cruises, walks and trips to nearby attractions....

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Lovely accomodation, great food (even for my fussy teenager), the best location and warm and caring staff. I can't fault Bilit. They wnet out of our way to make us comfortable. The rooms are large with air conditioning, warmish showers and a nice hammock to laze around. My kids even enjoyed the entertainmanent room playing chess and warching Foxtel. This...

Thank Bronwyn S
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The rooms are very big and spacious but basic. No fridge which would have been nice to keep drinks cool. In the heart of the rain forest on a river bank made it a great place to stay. The best trips are the ones on the river with lots of monkeys and crocodiles and other wild life. The walk through...

Thank Keith M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a superb place to be and being here on a 3D2N stay wasn’t really enough though we had 3 river cruises. We arrived at the jetty at Kampung Bilit after a long drive from Kundasang. A short wait for our boat ride and we were then transported to the lodge in a short 5 minute boat ride. The...

Thank TeeTham
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights and did 3 boat tours. The lodge accommodation is really comfortable with air conditioning and fans. Keep in mind you are in the middle of the jungle so there might be some bugs etc - it's all part of the experience. The lodge staff were really friendly and made us feel very welcome. Our...

Thank Roxstar99
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This lodge is in the rainforest on the Kat.... River. We really enjoyed our time there. It is not fancy but facilities are more than adequate for where you are. We had one big problem when we arrived - about 9 pm. The AC wasn't working hardly at all - all units have AC. We told the manager and he...

Thank JoelN701
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The manager Jimmy and receptionist Ila make staying at Bilit a fantastic place to experience the wildlife of Kinabatangan River. We stayed in one of the VIP lodges which were quite large and I was stunned to discover air conditioning, a fridge and TV in our room and a spacious modern shower room. Kinabatangan is fabulous for wildlife, we saw...

Thank Ketts2012
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We had two nights here and a total of four boat trips. We were not lucky enough to see either pygmy elephant or wild orangs, and we also missed out on the rhinoceros hornbills, but we saw lots of other species. They appear to give you the same guide for all of your trips and Azman was excellent. His knowledge...

Thank Goansoon
Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay at the lodge but booked two days tours with Bilit. Both tour guides were excellent, knowledgable and fun, masses of wildlife and John and Paul thank you for your knowledge. Also a nice treat was to rest in one of the lodges rooms after lunch and before our river trip. Helped us cool down and relax. The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bilit Rainforest Lodge is located beside the Lower Kinabatangan River in the village of Bilit, approximately 2 hours drive from Sandakan. It is a set of amidst lush tropical forest and offers comfort and peaceful relaxation as well as a base for easy exploration of the incredible diversity of plant, mammal and birds at the Kinabatangan region. All chalets and the restaurant are made from local hardwood material and are designed to blend into the nature giving a unique local native ambience. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable with a minimum of 600 sq.ft. for standard chalets and 800 sq. ft. for VIP permier chalets. A boardwalk connects the jetty, restaurant and all the chalets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bilit Rainforest Lodge

Address: KG Bilit Seberang Jalan Sukau, Kota Kinabatangan 90200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Kota Kinabatangan
Price Range: RM992 - RM1,160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“All are good for a jungle experience”
 of 5 bubbles RoseB186, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bring insect repellent, it is the jungle.”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisneoh69, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the 'VIP' chalets at the back of the resort, the semidetached ones closer to the main building appeared to be better appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles 4_Wandering_Walkers, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Tip: take a stroll along the river, to the neighboring (tiny) village or into the jungle at the 'back side' of the logde complex.”
 of 5 bubbles JoostBoZ, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check on the AC”
 of 5 bubbles JoelN701, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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