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Rainforest Lodge

2.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Lot 48 Ground Floor & 1st Floor | Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel located in very strategy place and the Sunday morning market just downstairs, and price is reasonable as we book the room for 4pax. but if you are a light sleeper, advisable get a room which not facing the bar. else, just noisy and noisy all along the night.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights and I was very I'll, I had room with queen bed and window but shared bathrooms. It was very basic for the $100 ringit I was paying you would expect more! The cleanliness was debatable, there was no toilet paper supplied even when asked for more. I was in the common room/communal area and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This hostel has NOT been honest in the representation of their rooms in photographs on Agoda or on Tripadvisor. What a terrible experience Rainforest Lodge has been. Just before Chinese New Year 2014, I booked with them, a "family suite with shared attached bathroom" on Agoda after looking at various photos from the hostel on the site. They looked cosy,... More

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Koudekerk aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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78 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Other better-looking hostels around the area were full so we settled for this. The price was decent. The lady at the counter warned us before we paid that there would be loud music, so no complaints there. Actually it was quite fun to listen to the cover-songs and they only lasted till just before midnight. We had no issues sleeping... More

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Cardiff
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our honeymoon after 2 nights luxury in Le Meridian. We were still really jet lagged so the ridiculously loud band wasn't too much of a problem (after a few beers we both passed out). The rooms are small and basic but has everything you need - we have definitely stayed in worse on... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Saw rats in the building. Lodge is very run down and disgustingly dirty. They tell you music goes on until midnight - although it's in fact 2am. That was fine though. However at 6am they start rearranging all the furniture in the bar / cafe below around and it's impossible to sleep through the screeching of tables being dragged across... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed here on a Monday night. We booked into a double room with a shared bathroom. The facilities were alright - a bit old but we could handle it. However, the staff were awful. The place reeked of garbage and desperately needed to be cleaned. There was no toilet paper in any of the 4 bathroom stalls and the... More

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BIRMINGHAM
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

How I stayed here for the one night amazed me. It's was absolutely filthy, feet marks up the walls paint flaking off the ceiling right above the bed from a prior leak & I really don't want to guess what the stains where on the curtain I closed to stop the sun coming in. No clean towels available, when we... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The best thing about this place is the location--very central to the shops, the restaurants, Sunday Mkt, etc, directly across the street from a supermarket. About a five minute walk to the overhead walkway that leads to the oceanfront. In the same complex are restaurants and a friendly bar, which has live music until about midnight or so (so it'll... More

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

One of the worst hotel I've ever been. The room was dirty, cigarrettes anod the flor and cocroraches, we found two!, the room was't cleaned upthe three days , even though we asked for it!.. bad, nothing good to tell about this place.

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Address: Lot 48 Ground Floor & 1st Floor | Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > West Coast Division > Kota Kinabalu District > Kota Kinabalu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rainforest Lodge 2*
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