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Tabin Wildlife Resort

3.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   KM 49, Jalan Tungku, Lahad Datu 88300, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved the experience in Tabin Wildlife Resort and Reserve. We were there in June, 2014 for a 3N2D tour. The resort is surrounded by lovely rainforest. All the rooms were newly printed. We stayed in one of the river lodges. You can see the river from the balcony of the room. The other side of the river is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guides are great. The animals lovely and there are many of them. Don't be surprised that the night time tours are on the border between the forest and the nearby plantation. The animals adopted to this area. There's plenty of food throughout the year and thus there's plenty of prey. For the people that would like a more... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had been to Tabin 2 lahad datu, what a lovely place it is. we stayed there from Oct 24th to Oct 26th for 3D 2N package and saw everything possible in wild that we could. Our guide Mr.Maldin was a gr8 and he spotted all that he cud. we sau flying squirrels , flying lemur, all type of hornbills,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A great place to experience the rainforest and to see the wildlife. Given its location, the resort does really well to provide an efficient service and comfortable stay. We thought the food was delicious and we certainly didn't go hungry! Agreed the rooms are a little basic (we stayed in a river lodge) but you cannot fault the location or... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Very professional and knowledgeable guides. We had a well-organised programme tailored to our interests. Nice seating area by the cafe where you can watch the birds and monkeys! Food was good and tea/coffee was always available.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our bird guide from Sabah, East Malaysia, recommended that we spend a few days in the forest reserve in Tabin. And in this place there is only one place to stay - the Tabin Wildlife Resort. From the airport at Lahad Datu town, it's about an 1.5 hour car ride to the resort, more than half the distance is on... More 

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Milano, Italia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I would suggest to the Lodge's owners to refurbish it: it's very very old ! in particular furniture...in Europe the ranking would be max 2 stars...Room cleaning is very approximate.... Restaurant service very low (scarse choices) and the quality is not enough for international customer....the room is very sad...(as an example: flowers on the table are made in plastic!)

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Very disappointing to see animals, the car safaris are less than interesting for animals and forest. The guide was friendly but the programme for 3 days/2 nights very weak. The food is not bad but nothing special just like the rooms. The service and staff is very poor and seems untrained, for the prices they charge we expected much better.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stayed here on honeymoon after spending a few days down the kinabatangan river spotting wildlife. Why did we come here - pigmy elephants of course!!! Well the signs were good as we approached the resort via the very bumpy gravel road - elephant poo everywhere :) The Basics - the hotel staff made us feel welcome - the room was... More 

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Minusio, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights and came here to see the wildlife Upon arrival we met our guide for our stay, he first explained our program, witch is fix and depends on the length of your stay, we got our rubber boots and after wards we had to look a video of the beautiful things we could see in Saba. the... More 

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Address: KM 49, Jalan Tungku, Lahad Datu 88300, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Lahad Datu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tabin Wildlife Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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