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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed in a cottage, which was small and very simple but had everything we needed, including air conditioning. The best thing here is the lovely location overlooking the tea plantation. There isn't much to do, and the food was disappointing (there are no alternative restaurants nearby), so one night is sufficient to see the place once the hordes of...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is the only tea plantation in Sabah. Complete with tea factory which was very interesting to visit. Accommodation is simple but met out requirements. The views over the plantation of Mount Kinabalu are lovely. Food was good and staff attentive. The plantation was also on the route of the Sandakan Death Marches undertaken by Australian and British prisoners of...

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Thank John T
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed here briefly as part of a tour of Borneo. The tea cottages were very comfortable and had all of the amenities I required. The main attraction to this place was the sheer beauty and tranquillity of the location. The sun rise and sun set over the tea plantations and over to Mount Kinabalu was incredible, and one of...

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Thank KPreston29
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Good day, I just called to check for the room availability. The answer is "All my staffs go for a meeting, nobody here can help, please call back tomorrow, ok". What a disappointed answer :-( I hope they will have a person who are helper to answer the calls. Thanks and all the best.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We travelled with Sabah on a Shoestring and ended up a night at Sabah Tea Plantation in the longhouse. A cosy basic room with mossie net and a sink and access to clean toilets and showers. We were pretty much the only people here it was peaceful, relaxing and the sound of the night insets and birds were soothing. This...

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Thank Wendy F
Singapore
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

A very educational trip as we learnt about tea plucking and how tea is processed. Sabah tea is free from chemicals. The food at the restaurant was below our expectations. There was a tea shop. Would have been good if they had made tea for us to sample. We had to order several glasses just to sample the various types...

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Thank JamilahAb
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

When you travel to the more remote and isolated parts of Borneo I do not think you can fairly compare the average accommodation to that of a rich Western country. Essentially all you really require of such places is a comfortable, clean room and nutritious and tasty food. Sabah Tea Garden/Plantation meets this criteria easily. The rooms are very private,...

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Thank SueMox
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2016

It was lovely to escape the humidity found near the coast. Sabah Tea Gardens is situated near Ranau in the foothills of Mt Kinabalu. We stayed in the cottages however the long houses looked lovely if you don't mind walking a short distance to the amenities block. A tour of the tea factory is very interesting and there are several...

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Thank Bronwyn G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Well if you have a sense of adventure this is the thing to do. We stayed in a long house, there were 8 of us and we are all normally used to "Hotel rooms" but boy what would we have missed if we had a real room. We had the traditional room with mosquito nets and fan for which we...

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Woking, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The nice but basic accommodation is definitely made up for by the spectacular views surrounding the Sabah Tea Garden. It offers a unique experience in Malaysia and is not to be missed! The food was lovely and there was plenty of it. All the staff were very kind and helpful. We stayed in a cottage overlooking the tea plantation and...

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Address: Km17, Jalan Ranau/Sandakan | Kg. Nalapak, Ranau 89309, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Ranau
Price Range: RM124 - RM320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sabah Tea Garden 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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