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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Sukau, Lower Kinabatangan River | 2 1/2 hours from Sandakan by boat, Malaysia
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Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Recently returned from a 2 night stay at Sukau. The accomodations were first rate. No air con, but ceiling fans were sufficient. Also, body wash provided in shower, but no soap for the sink - bring your own. The food is generally outstanding - lots of variety and well prepared. The staff are also very friendly and helpful. We had... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Went and stayed here for a school trip and I have to say this was one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences! The food and hospitality are top notch, and they make you feel as at home as you can be in the middle of the rainforest. We had to take a jetty boat ride in to reach the lodge and you... More 

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Central Coast, NSW
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

My husband and I returned to Sukau Rainforest Lodge for another wonderful visit at the end of September, beginning of October, 2012. As I now have a disability, we were assigned one of the rooms with handicapped facilities which has been carefully thought out and beautifully presented. The lodge is set amongst the trees in the jungle with 20 guest... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

In October 2012, my husband, myself and our two children stayed at Sukau Rainforest Lodge for 3 days. The lodge is set in the jungle beside a very large river and we were taken there by a 2 and 1/2 hour boat ride. Upon arrived we were given a cold drink and then greeted by the very friendly and jovial... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We visited in early October for just two nights after a week in Kapala for diving and then one night at Sepilok to see the Orangutan Sanctuary. After Sukau we went on to Borneo Rainforest Lodge in the Danum valley. We saw more wildlife at Sukau that we did at Sepilok and Danum put together, partly due to good luck... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Sukau lodge is fantastic, staff friendly & room lovely, didnt need air con the fan was enough. We went with Borneo Ecotours on a 7 day wildlife tour early Oct 2012 however you only get a chance to see animals on 3 days of this tour - only when you are at the lodge therefore dont bother with any other... More 

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SRL_ADMIN, Owner at Sukau Rainforest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jenna131, First off, thank you for visiting us at Sukau Rainforest Lodge. Both Borneo Eco Tours and Sukau Rainforest Lodge work in close partnership, SRL would not be able to operate so well without BET and vice versa. We have heard your comments and have responded by giving better clarity to the tour package that you took by renaming... More 

Banbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

As with Selingan, this trip really isn't about the quality of the hotel. It's about the amazing diversity of the wildlife to be seen. We took two river cruises out from the hotel and saw a herd of pygmy elephants and scores of proboscis monkeys and macaques within a very short distance of the lodge. And, most amazingly - a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

Great food, great animals, great birdlife and nice accommodation. No aircon but rooms are ventilated and it was lovely to sleep without the drone of aircon. Recommend to walk the boardwalk for your own private views of the jungle. Boat rides were in small groups maximum 4 people. Saw everything we wanted to see including elephants and wild orangatangs and... More 

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Victoria
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We took our 3 girls aged 14,12 & 11 on a surprise trip to Borneo and we haven't stopped raving about it since we got back. The 2 night stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge was a highlight! On the boat trip in we saw orang-utan, pigmy elephants, proboscis monkeys and a huge crocodile! - The girls were in heaven!. The... More 

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Tipperary, Ireland
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Stayed 2 nights at the sukau, everything there was great, did 3 daylight cruises + and 2 opotional + cheap night cruises.Picked up from our hotel and brought to sepilok orang utan rehab centre by Fernando our friendly + very informative guide. Watched an interesting film about the orangs then off to the viewing platform what a great experience 2... More 

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Address: Sukau, Lower Kinabatangan River | 2 1/2 hours from Sandakan by boat, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Kinabatangan District
Hotel Class:3 star — Sukau Rainforest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Sukau Rainforest Hotel Sabah
Sukau Rainforest Lodge Kinabatangan District, Sabah, Malaysia

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