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47 km from the river mouth of Kinabatangan River | Abai, Malaysia
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Abai Jungle Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent one night here and it is a very beautiful and remote setting. The room was basic but clean. We had some great boat trips and a night walk with our guide Ron who was brilliant. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The food was a disappointment, much better in the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What a great start to our jungle safari holiday, excellent food, staff friendly and very helpful. Rooms clean and comfortable in great surroundings. Daily river cruises were packed with wildlife, Proboscus monkeys, macaques, Pigmy Elephant, crocodile, too many birds to mention. The huge wild boar roaming around under the boardwalk and rooms looked scary but seemed friendly enough. Great walks... More 

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Nottingham
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Right on the river, this small, very friendly lodge is the perfect place to spot wildlife - and the guides on the daily river boat trips can spot the proboscis monkeys a mile away, Plus you will also almost certainly see long tailed and maybe other macaques, river birds, such as kingfishers, and crocodiles. And by the lodge you will... More 

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derby
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This lodge exceeded our expectations. The staff are so friendly and efficient. The food was far better then expected with a wide variety at every meal. Our guide Basri and boat boy Jackson were excellent, we saw loads including the elusive clouded leopard! The night walks were very informative and my phobia for snakes diminished thanks to Basri. We even... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Wow this place is a gem!! Second stop on our honeymoon and somewhere my wife and I will never ever forget. Towards the end of the season so very quiet, but we were still treated so well and the staff are all fantastic. Special mention to our guide Abbas who was with us from the airport to our departure. He... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Booked through SI Tours and couldn't have been a better experience. Their guide Terrye was incredible at spotting wildlife on our boat safari's day or night. We got to see baby crocodiles, adult crocs and of course a huge array of birds and monkeys including Proboscis, Macaques and Silver Tails. The lodge staff were excellent and always helpful, food was... More 

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

This lodge s a long way from anywhere , the boat trip was well managed and the journey went without a problem . We were very warmly greeted and shown to our rooms , which were excellent ,large clean and well equipped for where we were . Where the abai lodge really scores ,is in the service , all te... More 

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Derbyshire
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143 reviews 143 reviews
28 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed here for a night and found it to be a lovely relaxing place with nice rooms, basic, but had everything we needed and were clean and cool enough with the fan going. The food was good seeing that the only way there is by boat. I was disappointed that the only soft drinks they had were fizzy things... More 

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Calne
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I loved this place. Stayed for 3 nights. Accommodation very simple but more than adequate, clean and always plenty of hot water. staff were brilliant always a smile on their faces but who would'nt have a smile waking up in such a great place. Enjoyed our trips to view the wildlife on the river and even saw the herds of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Only accessible by river you really feel like you are in the middle of the jungle! The place is very simple, but clean and had a great hot shower - you hardly spend any time in the room anyways! The owner/manager was very accomodating. We arrived into a room with 3 single beds - on our honeymoon - as soon... More 

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Address: 47 km from the river mouth of Kinabatangan River | Abai, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Kinabatangan District
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Abai Jungle Hotel Sabah
Abai Jungle Lodge Kinabatangan District, Sabah, Malaysia

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