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Borneo Nature Lodge

2.5 of 5 Lodge   |   No.41, Block 3, 1st Floor, Prima Square, Phase 1, Mile 4, North Road, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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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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Eastbourne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 4 staying on a 3D2N package. We weren't sure what to expect but whatever we thought it could possibly present, the experience exceeded it many times. We were picked up by minibus by our guide, Glen, from our hotel as arranged (actually he was early!). It was a long and bumpy trip to the river... More 

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Hi there, Thank you so much for the compliment and glad to hear that you have enjoyed your tour and stay thoroughly. Look forward to be at your service again in future, just keep in touch. Till then, take care & Cheers! More 

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Borneo Nature Lodge is highly recommended. The lodge is a eco-friendly, low-key place. So if you are looking for a large luxury hotel this is not the place for you. But if you want a cossy lodge with a friendly staff (including the 16 years old daughter of the owner) this is the place to go. The lodge only... More 

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cesar e, Manager at Borneo Nature Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for the compliment and glad to hear you have enjoyed your tour and your stay. Look forward to be at your service again in near future, just in touch! Till then, take care & Cheers! More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Borneo Nature Lodge for 3 nights and the experience was brilliant! Walter and the team, were very warm and welcoming. Walter asked us what we wanted to get out of the trip and he tailored activities according to our desires. The river cruises were particularly fruitful, including viewings of various animals such as orang-utans, elephants, proboscis monkeys,... More 

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cesar e, Manager at Borneo Nature Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Priscilla, Thank you for the compliment and glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay even though there was a slight miscommunication on your transfer as you did not contacted us before your arrival. Anyway will convey your message to Walter and all of our staffs and appreciate if you could pass the words around. Look forward to... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed at BNL for 2 nights and 3 days and we were very satisfied with the experience. We were welcomed very warmly by Walter (the manager) and his crew. The rooms were very clean and the entire lodge was very well maintained. The second day, we did not get cold water (yes. Cold water!) and Walter promptly put us... More 

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cesar e, Manager at Borneo Nature Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for the compliment and glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your feedback on the food and we will look into it to improve more varieties I believe. Till then, take care and keep in touch. Cheers! More 

Dublin, Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Totally recommend this lodge for a stay in Kinabatangan. We stayed for four nights, and initially I was a bit wary even though I stayed in jungle lodges all over Asia in the previous 15 years. This is a wonderful place, fantastic location, great ethos, excellent hot water and aircon. The food is very good. There are insects, there are... More 

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cesar e, Manager at Borneo Nature Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for the compliment and glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay at the lodge and understood the concept of an eco-friendly lodge. Hope to be at your service again in the future and keep in touch. Till then, take care and "Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2015" Cheers More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed at BNL and did a 2D1N package consisting of Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast and 1 included river cruise. We arrived very early in the morning without a reservation and were greeted by Walter (lodge Manager) on the jetty. Walter was very helpful and showed us around. We were the only guests at the time, but I hope the hospitality... More 

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cesar e, Manager at Borneo Nature Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Apology for the delay reply. Thank you so much for the compliment and will relay the message to Walter our Lodge Supervisor. Glad you have enjoyed your tour and your stay at BNL and appreciate if you could pass around the word. Look forward to be at your service again in the near future and just keep in... More 

Shanghai, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We were here for 3D2N and were very satisfied with the overall experience. Highly recommended. The lodge is built along Kinabatangan river, surrounded by jungle and can only be accessed by boats. We were staying in the back of the lodge next to the jungle. Sometimes curious macaques would gather on our balcony trying to see what we were doing.... More 

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Hi there, Apology for the delay reply from our side. Anyway thank you so much for the compliment. Glad to hear that you have enjoyed your tour and your stay at BNL. Look forward to be at your service again in the near future and just keep in touch. Till then, take care & Cheers! More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Mum, Hugo and I stayed here for two terrific nights. The Lodge - the rooms were clean and well-presented. The water pressure in the shower was low, but the water was clear and hot. Our room had a fan and were partially air conditioned. The Lodge ran alternately on generator and solar energy, the air con only operated when the... More 

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cesar e, Manager at Borneo Nature Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Apology for the delay reply from our side. Anyway thank you so much for the compliment and glad to hear that you have enjoyed your tour and your stay with us at BNL. I have relayed your gratitude to all of our lodge staffs. Look forward to be at your service again in the future and just keep... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

we couldn't fault the nature lodge - clean, well kept, the staff were really friendly and couldn't do enough to please us. We all had our separate cabins so we had privacy when we needed it. the guide ensured we saw as much of the Kinabitangan river and surrounds as we wanted to. Food was great - a lot of... More 

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cesar e, Manager at Borneo Nature Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Apology for the delay reply from our side! Anyway thank you for the compliment and glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us at BNL. Look forward to be at your service again in the near future and just keep in touch! Cheers! More 

Maldon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Clean and basic, although bathroom was 'tired', having said that, it did add to the charm of the place. Staff were very friendly and our guide 'Kurt' was very knowledgable and answered untold questions from my 10 year old son. Fantastic trips along the river - wildlife was abundant - so,so lucky to see around 40+ elephants along the river... More 

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cesar e, Manager at Borneo Nature Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Apology for the delay reply from our side! Anyway thank you for the compliment and glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us at BNL. Look forward to be at your service again in the near future and just keep in touch! Cheers! More 

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Address: No.41, Block 3, 1st Floor, Prima Square, Phase 1, Mile 4, North Road, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Borneo Nature Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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