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Nature Lodge Kinabatangan

2.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kampung Bilit, Sandakan, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had no idea of what to expect. As it happened In thoroughly enjoyed myself. I opted for a bit of comfort in a decent enough though very basic cabin. This is the rain forest so do not expect city comforts. All the staff are friendly, helpful and will do all they can to see that you are happy and... More 

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Tawau, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place to be a great, not too pricey place from which to explore the Kinabatangan River. The accommodation ranges from small, basic cabins (perfectly adequate) to more expensive 'villas'. It's built on the banks of the river, and provides decent food, helpful service, great guides, and a good program of activities including plenty of time on the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The lodge is situated directly on the river bank of the Kinabatangan river in Bilit and offers a great package during its stay. We opted for the 3 days and 2 nights option in a private chalet. The chalet is very clean, especially considering the location and efforts made to be environment-friendly, and has all of the western luxuries you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We did a 3D2N at the Nature Lodge and absolutely enjoyed it. The place is really nice and cozy and the food is above average. Included in our stay were 4 river cruises and a daywalk. We enjoyed the same guide during the whole three days and he was good! We were lucky to see elephants and different types of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We did the 3D2N package on 5-7 october 2014. Stayed in Kingfisher cabin right on the riverbank and the room had ensuite, all meals included and 4 river cruises, 2 night walks and a day walk. The staff were very friendly and the guides had excellent knowledge of the animals we saw. Very good value for money. Everything ran according... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We have done a few jungle treks in other places and travelled around in Borneo a little bit, and for us this was a lot of money for very little. We paid 840 RM for the “2 day 1 night”- tour including the transport. We stayed in a dorm for four people with a shared bathroom. The dorms do not... More 

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AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan, responded to this review

Thank you for your fee back. I cant quite understand as you raised your concern of the mosquito then said there is not more than 1 in the room. And the fact that the place is very organised, clean, impressive, well kept etc... seems to bother you ;( I would like to clarify the tour schedule. The tour actually starts... More 

Milan, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stayed here with a 3D/2N formula. Organization was perfect and our chalet (Agamid) was clean and comfortable. Staff was kind and our boatman/guide Aljun spoke a good English, so he could explain us everything about flora and fauna. He showed us many animals: monkeys (proboscis, two kinds of macaque and tarsier, the smallest of the world - this one... More 

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AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. We will certainly pass on the message to Aljun and trustfully it will encourage him to try even harder. Thank you every much for staying with us. Regards More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good value and nice atmosphere. The staff is very helpful and friendly. We stayed for 3D/2N package and choose agamid chalet. The room is basic and clean with ensuite and very good value for what it cost. The meals were included and not much to talk about. The river cruises and walks were very good and we saw lots of... More 

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AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan, responded to this review

Thanks Carla for your positive feed back. Do help us to pass the words around and have a safe onward travel. Regards More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a 3D/2N package and stayed in Agamid Chalet #2. The chalet itself was great and much better than expected with an ensuite (basic but functional) and Air Con. Beds were not brilliant but then again you don't expect it do you? The staff were all very friendly and helpful and our guide Ramzan was brilliant. We... More 

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AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. We will take note of the food. We do change our menu every day and perhaps you had not like the food offered that particular day. The walk to the ox bow lake can be exciting as visitors have spotted otters and kingfishers in the lake. In any case, wildlife watching is a bit... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were a party of four the guide all over 50 the guide was disinterested in us spent no time at all telling us about any of the animals or river in general we paid for agamid rooms for two day I night tour 620 rm each per night we thought the experience would be worth the cost no fault... More 

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AlexanderYee, General Manager at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan, responded to this review

We are indeed concerned of your feed back. The day when you are with us, a sun bear escaped from its enclosure and therefore the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre which is next to the sun bear centre was closed for safety reasons. We wonder if you enjoyed your trip to Kg Bilit as the main high light for 2 days... More 

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Additional Information about Nature Lodge Kinabatangan

Address: Kampung Bilit, Sandakan, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Nature Lodge Kinabatangan 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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Nature Lodge Kinabatangan Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

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