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Sepilok Jungle Resort

2.0 of 5 Jalan Rambutan | Sepilok, Mile 14, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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aust
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our newly renovated bathroom smelled of urine and the room was full of mozzies! There was so much noise and commotion in the hallway that the other guys we were traveling with barricaded their doors to feel secure. The pool is only open til 5pm which was a problem when we arrived just after! The cafe was a nice place... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the hotel so we could be close the rainforest discovery centre, sun bears conservation and the sepilok orangutan rehabilitation centre. Glad we did too. It was very good value for money. The pool was very clean and refreshing. Everything went to plan and our transport was always on time. The meals were very good and were served very... More

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Sepilok Jungle Resort for two nights while we visited the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre and the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilition Centre. We booked a double room with AC and private bathroom for 105RM (£21) a night. We did enjoy our stay and would stay here again, it's a great location for seeing the animals and it's relatively... More

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limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort, responded to this review

Dear LisaForte, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We have very happy that overall you have enjoyed your stay with us except for the breakfast incident. We apologise on behalf of the staff. We will continue to provide training for them. It is not surprising to see orang utan at our resort because we have set aside 20... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a great location for the orangutan rehabilitation centre and sun bear conservation centre. The rooms are average. The bathroom quite poor, no water pressure. There is a well maintained pool, which is a plus. The banana cafe (where meals are served) is average. As this was my second day in Malaysia I was keen for some local... More

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limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Monicaandcats, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We have installed water pump in the resort to counter when there are times water pressure is low. Sometimes we have guests who did not turn it on. We will continue to work on our food and we thank you for your compliments on the staff. We look forward to welcome... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the Orangutans and the Sun Bears it could not be better; such a pity it is run down and needing a good overhaul (why the charge & limited availability of the excellent pool?) with basic Chinese style food - stir fry on offer with no love in the cooking (sadly typical of our eating experiences throughout Sabah (KK/ Sandakan/... More

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limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Paul P, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We are in the midst of renovation. Please give us time to complete it. We have set aside 20 acres of land for the wildlife in the area. So it is not surprising to see wildlife in the resort. It will be the highlight for most people who stay with... More

Richmond
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean rooms, lovely pool, good reception staff, food just edible, eveything a bit run down - not that much to do around sepilok, the sanctuary is barely worth visiting other than to support the cause, and sandakan town needs a jolly good scrub - give the place a miss other than the sun bear conservation centre and head straight... More

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limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort, responded to this review

Dear EddoLegends, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Actually there are a lot of things to do at Sepilok. First is the Sepilok Orang Utan Centre. It has more than just the feeding time at 10am and 3pm. It has a few jungle trails that one could do in the forest reserve. Besides that, there is a newly opened... More

Essex
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this resort is just a few minutes walk away from the Orang-utan centre. The resort itself is in desperate need of some good maintenance and general upkeep as it all looks very tired and in disrepair. The food was pretty standard and nothing special, just quick, cheap meals. You're not going to get any real nutritional value... More

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limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort, responded to this review

Dear JordanW997, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Sandakan has a power issue and we always experience black out for the entire town. To provide better experience for our guests, we have a generator that will turned on automatically within 5 seconds should there be any black out or power failure. As we are in the jungle, please understand... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this 'resort' in relation to the orang utan and sun bear sanctuary is excellent. If all you are using this room for is a base then it's good value for money. There are a couple of nicer, and much more expensive hotels around but we just went over for happy hour and just used our room as... More

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limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Swonkyme, Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Most of the travellers who stay with us are using our resort as a base to travel around Sepilok as we are only 5 minutes walk from Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Borneon Sun Bear Conservation Centre and 20 minutes walk from Rainforest Discovery Centre. We are collecting RM5 per... More

Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a value for money quality resort in Sepilok. Good spacious rooms, excellent wifi, air conditioning and hot water there on demand, good kitchen and the cream on the cake - a pool for those hot humid nights. Staff were excellent and the hallways to the room filled with informative photo posters that added value to the stay It's... More

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limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort, responded to this review

Dear jjukes4, We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We are even happier when the little things that we did especially with all the informative posters along the walkway are being appreciated and prove to be value added to the stay. Once again thank you for choosing to stay with us. We look forward to serve... More

Gold Coast, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Although this resort is rated 2 Star it has facilities that belie the rating. We found the resort exceptional for a 2 star resort. The accommodation was clean with all the facilities of the city located in the jungle of Borneo. We had airconditioning, an overhead fan, clean sheets & towels and a comfortable bed. The food was exceptional in... More

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limjohnny, Owner at Sepilok Jungle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Colin M, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are happy that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for being understanding and appreciate that we are rated as a 2 star and we have exceeded the standard of a 2 star resort. Furthermore, we are located in the jungle. We will continue to work... More

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Address: Jalan Rambutan | Sepilok, Mile 14, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sepilok Jungle Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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Sepilok Jungle Hotel Sandakan
Sepilok Jungle Sandakan
Sepilok Jungle Resort Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

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