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Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

Jalan Cinta Mata Mesilou, Jalan Kundasang Kauluan A4 Road, Mount Kinabalu, Ranau 88000 Malaysia
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#2 of 18 hotels in Ranau
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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HCCManchester wrote a review Sep 2010
Manchester5 contributions8 helpful votes
Bad knee enforced 3 nights at Mesilau whilst remainder of group tackled Mt Kinabalu. This place has had it. Badly run down and staffed by poory trained imported staff. Maybe employing some locals might engender some interest in their product. Food poor and cold....massive prices for beers. Such a shame because location is good with a really good guded walk of the local hillside available.
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Date of stay: August 2010
Cuzzlor wrote a review Jan 2010
Perth, Australia12 contributions12 helpful votes
We stayed in a Crocker Range Room (RM 315). Very basic double room smelling quite mouldy and looking very tired. Had to walk 300m through the pouring rain at night to the restaurant to report no hot water coming through the showerhead. A guy came into our room with a spanner, removed the head to tweak something and screwed it back on to make it work. Then the next morning it was broken again! Extremely frustrating. Very poor form considering the shower in the empty room next door was exactly the same when I checked, so amazingly they're all like this yet they don't fix them. Shower screen doors were broken on the sliders too. RM315 is way too much to pay for a night here. Next time I'd stay in 5 star in KK for the same price and Taxi to the Mesilau trail instead. Staff were nice
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Date of stay: January 2010
asamboi wrote a review Aug 2009
Sydney5 contributions8 helpful votes
We stayed in Low's Peak Lodge, a 3 bedroom lodge. Since Mesilau is part of the Sutera Sanctuary Lodge (owners of Sutera Harbour Resort), one would have expected a better level of facilities and service for the price of RM830. We were shocked to discover that: - there was only 1 bathroom for a 3 bedroom lodge. Not only that, the bathroom was in need of severe overhaul and the shower floor paint was chipping. - the lodge and the rooms were shabby looking - due to low peak season, there was no buffet breakfast. Instead, they cooked us ala carte breakfast. Food was nothing to shout about - coffee was tasteless, fruit juice was like sugar water etc Further, this hotel is located too far away from the nearby town area. However, because the food was so bad, we decided to drive out
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Date of stay: July 2009
Mesilau_Beware wrote a review Mar 2009
KK_SABAH4 contributions8 helpful votes
Stayed in croaker range lodge for one nite-As a local, we feel very much cheated by the management. The room is musky, mouldy and smelly! Maintenance is almost zilt and not to mention the kind of price to pay-RM315 per nite! My years of travel experience tells me that such room is worth maximum RM130-150per nite excluding meals. Anyway, meals are costly & sucks too! Don't check in there until they fix up the place!!!
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Date of stay: January 2009
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