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Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

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Jalan Cinta Mata Mesilou, Jalan Kundasang Kauluan A4 Road, Mount Kinabalu, Ranau 88000 Malaysia
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Within the World Heritage Site, Mesilau Nature Resort offers climbers the alternative and more challenging trail up Mount Kinabalu. Climbers and non-climbers can indulge in the coolness and serene surrounding of this nature retreat under Sutera Sanctuary Lodges. Here, you can view the world largest pitcher plant, "Nepenthes Rajah" and rare wild orchids along the Mesilau Nature Trail. Nestled at the foot of the magnificent Mount Kinabalu at 2,000 meters above sea level and within the World Heritage Site, Mesilau Nature Resort promises to enchant visitors with it's cool temperature climate and serene surroundings as an amazing nature paradise. There is also a challenging 18 hole golf course nearby for avid golfers.
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Manirajan M wrote a review Aug 2020
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia76 contributions6 helpful votes
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First time staying at Kinabalu Park. Travelled with family. Stayed at Nepenthes Suite. Room was spacious and clean. Very quiet throughout the day. Not much of insects. Internet was good. Enjoyed the fireplace at night. Breakfast was good too.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Sutera Sanctuary Lodges, Owner at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges
Responded 26 Aug 2020
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to highlight our shortcomings during your recent stay. We take into account all your valuable comments and will further evaluate our products to ensure our guests have a comfortable stay. When you have time to spare; do check out our Facebook and Instagram for updates and promotions that might be of interest to you. My team and I certainly look forward to the pleasant opportunity of accommodating you again at our resort in the not-too-distant future. We wish you a pleasant day! Regards, Kueh Lian See General Manager
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ted wrote a review Mar 2020
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liked this very much, in the hilly jungle so steep slopes fom lodge to restaurant but a transfer lift is available if wanted. Food good and staff can't do enough. Room clean comfortable and well appointed.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Sutera Sanctuary Lodges, Owner at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges
Responded 21 Jul 2020
Thank you for taking the time to highlight your satisfaction during your recent stay. We are continually trying to improve the quality of service to ensure each and every one of our guests leaves with wonderful memories. I find that it's always a breath of fresh air when you can truly immerse yourself with nature and it delights me to know that you have found your sanctuary with us. When you have time to spare; do check out our Facebook and Instagram for updates and promotions that might be of interest to you. My team and I certainly look forward to the pleasant opportunity of accommodating you again at our resort in the not-too-distant future. We wish you a pleasant day! Regards, Kueh Lian See General Manager
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WorldGlutton wrote a review Feb 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia19,483 contributions539 helpful votes
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Upon arrival we were greeted by the Park Office Staff who checked us in to our accomodations. We drove ourself to park infront Of Peak Lodge 1 & 2. It is a semi-detached chalet with 2 rooms in each lodge, one with kingsize bed and the other with 2 single beds, both equipped with portable heaters. Simple furnishing but cosy living room set up with entertaining astro channels flat screen television, a fireplace that the staff helped to light up to keep us warm at night. In the pantry , there is a dining table , fridge , kettle and fully set up complimentary coffee/tea amenities. Wireless internet connection is free but the speed is slow/intermittent. However water faucets in the kitchen and bathroom are leaking, and the shower water control is faulty, takes a while to mix the hot and cold water by turning 2 knobs. Restaurant is approximately 10 minutes walk from our Lodge, dinner and breakfast at the Balsam Café served very simple local buffet spread. Lunch at the Liwagu Cafe was disappointing as they do not serve ala carte menu but just simple buffet meal. However we did have a great breakfast on the last morning of our stay. Overall although it was a bit of a price to pay, it was really relaxing and refreshing to just sit on the verandah facing the stunning views of Mount Kinabalu , trees and surrounding chirping sounds of birds admist the fresh mountain air and great cool weather. It is an awesome place for a retreat. !!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from suterasanctuary, General Manager at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Thank you for taking the time to highlight our shortcomings during your recent stay. We take into account all your valuable comments and will further evaluate our products to ensure our guests have a comfortable stay. When you have time to spare; do check out our Facebook and Instagram for updates and promotions that might be of interest to you. My team and I certainly look forward to the pleasant opportunity of accommodating you again at our resort in the not-too-distant future. We wish you a pleasant day! Regards, Kueh Lian See General Manager
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Angie P wrote a review Jun 2019
Singapore, Singapore75 contributions17 helpful votes
It was a really nice stay in Kinabalu park. Lodge was nestled in the park and had a awesome view of the peak at mountain Kinabalu hence the name of the lodge. Great cool weather. Fresh mountain air. Chirping sounds of birds. An awesome place for a retreat. However toilets are a little old and ventilation not great hence got to deal with the smell. The hot water system is old and one needs to mix hot and cold water by turning 2 knobs. The hot tap was so hot that I was almost burnt. Overall a nice stay. However a bit of a price to pay for staying right smack in the middle of nature.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Gegster wrote a review Jun 2019
Manchester UK127 contributions68 helpful votes
We stayed in the suite rooms of the main restaurant block at Sutera as we only staying for one night. Lovely double level room with two bathrooms. Super clean and right next to the main trails which are definitely worth doing. Had a tasty meal in the restaurant and retired to the lounge and roaring fire. Lots of wine later, we retired after a tiring but relaxing day......only to be woken - not by the natural noise of the forest, but by a gardener who had decided to mow the lawns outside our room at 7am in the morning. It totally ruined what was otherwise a wonderful jungle stay!
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sutera Sanctuary Lodges
Which popular attractions are close to Sutera Sanctuary Lodges?
Nearby attractions include Mount Kinabalu (7.7 km), Kinabalu Park (0.07 km), and Kundasang War Memorial (4.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Sutera Sanctuary Lodges?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sutera Sanctuary Lodges?
Conveniently located restaurants include 89 Station Restaurant, Nabalu Kundasang, and SS Chinese Restaurant.
Are there any historical sites close to Sutera Sanctuary Lodges?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Last POW Camp Memorial (14.9 km).
Does Sutera Sanctuary Lodges have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.