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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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FrenchRemix wrote a review May 2019
Malaysia330 contributions332 helpful votes
Was at this property for 1 night and my review as follows: 1) Location: It is located in Kinabalu Park. There is a fixed 3 days entry ticket of RM3 per person. Parking is plenty and free. The Kinabalu Park is nicely maintained. There is also a direct view of Mount Kinabalu for all guests at this hotel. Overall, i think the location is good. 2) Check in and Lobby Check in was very fast and friendly. No welcome drink was given though. Lobby area is small. 3) Hill Lodge 7 & * Surprisingly, inside the hill lodge, everything seems to be new and nicely maintained. Even the mattress and pillow were of decent quality. There is a kettle in the room which was very helpful as the weather in Kundasang is cold at night. Room size was great. Bathroom size is ok but does look old fashion
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Date of stay: May 2019
Jaime K wrote a review May 2019
Puchong, Malaysia84 contributions67 helpful votes
stayed here prior to our mt kinabalu climb and arranged by borneo calling. The room was pretty, spacious, clean and comfortable. We stayed at river lodge and omg the sound of the river was awesome. Their hospitality, dinner and breakfast provided was superb. Nothing to complaint. It was an amazing stay indeed.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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axels wrote a review Apr 2019
Lillehammer, Norway2,073 contributions309 helpful votes
After Mt. Kinabalu it was a very nice rest for 3 nights in River Lodge - the cabin was nearly to huge for 2 persons - there are 2 big bedrooms + extra beds. There was a beautiful terrace and sunshine the hole week :) + living room, kitchen, bathroom w outdoor shower. No hotel - just this cabin ´+ some others, not near together! All rooms very clean, there was housekeeping every day, by 1-2 ladies. A short walk to the main road, with the choice of some ok restaurants, for all meals - very easy :) it's not only the hot spring tubes - a lot more "fun" is waiting for you when staying in Poring ! - my favourite "the butterflies" :)
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Hendrik61 wrote a review Apr 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia178 contributions40 helpful votes
My family and I bought a package with Sutera sanctuary for our Kinabalu summit hike. Its Rm8000++ for 3D2N for accommodation + 7 meals. Its noted that climbing fees is not included and we pay directly to Sabah Parks. But what they didn't notice us was that there are alot of other miscellaneous fees that we need to bring cash for and we didn't bring the cash. Insurance fee at Rm70 per pax and not shown any insurance policy, mountain guide fee, transport fee from the Sutera office to Timpohon Gate and back, etc. We paid and additional few hundred bucks for all these and had to get cash from stranger and bank transfer it back to them. Its OK to pay but they should highlight what are the miscellaneous fees so we are prepared for it. Other than these, the accommodation is great and
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Alina wrote a review Mar 2019
Cluj-Napoca, Romania124 contributions40 helpful votes
Awesome place to enjoy the mountain area of Sabah. We stayed in the Garden lodge, a nicely designed villa with floor-to-ceiling windows and hard wood floors. Our bedroom was facing Mount Kinabalu, with magnificent views.The open fireplace in the living room was the main highlight of our whole trip. The restaurant is just a few minutes away and serves local international food. We loved the breakfast on the terrace, overlooking the jungle.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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