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Borneo Cove Hotel

3.0 of 5 lot 2, Mile 1.5, Jalan Buli Sim-sim | Negeri di Bawah Bayu, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights in February 2014. The rooms are quite nice and had everything we needed for our stay. The hotel is located quite far away from the main bit of Sandakan town but there was a mini bus which stopped outside and went down town for just 1 ringit. One small annoyance was the music playing in... More 

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ashleigh S, Thank you for choosing us as your destination in Sandakan and of course we value your comment. Since then, we have changed the time of playing the corridor pipe in music till 6pm. Hope to see you in near future as at the moment, we are entering phase 2 of the development. Regards, Ferhad Abdul Rahman Resident... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Best place to stay up with family after a long drive..safe car park provided and the big room only the tv channel need to add more. My kids enjoy staying there and have fun at the swimming pool. Will definetely stay there in our next sandakan visot.

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BCH0tel, Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shahrani B, Thank you for staying with us and I appreciate you are taking time to share the feedback on the hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, food and the service from my team. I will be sure to pass on your kind words and your experiences, to our team members. Again, thank you... More 

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stayed 3D2N (RM180 for 2 nights with breakfast) at the hotel with my husband and 2 young children. Good side of the hotel: Clean and spacious room. I have no problem letting the kids play on the floor (i'm a clean freak!). The rain shower is great and water pressure is excellent. Bed is firm and the hotel is very... More 

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FishFish2014, Thank you for the feedback given to us on your recent visit to our hotel. Love to understand that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Unfortunately, you have experienced the water pool condition during your stay with us and I would like to apologize as the water quality is not up to expectations. As you may see... More 

Ringstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here overnight in December mid way through our Malaysia holiday, based on reviews on TripAdvisor. Things seems to be coming together at this hotel now as the pool is finished, although there is still some renovation work being done. The fixed taxi fare from KL airport cost 30 ringgit (about £6) and took about 20mins. Check in was... More 

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BCH0tel, General Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Deanp01, Thank you for your feedback on your pleasant stay with us recently and understanding on the renovation or refurbishment works that has taken place here in the hotel. We are working with other hotels here in Sandakan and Local Authorities to have more events or venues to be visited especially for foreign tourist as 2014 is Visit Malaysia... More 

Oslo, Norway
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The place is pretty big, and located a little bit out if the city so you need a car. The rooms are big and the aircon and shower are good. But the place lacks some "soul" it's kind if clinical. But it has okay price, clean rooms and the staff seemed to try their best. I wouldn't stay there for... More 

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BCH0tel, Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Espenhogbakk, Thank you for staying with us and I appreciate you are taking time to share the feedback on the hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, food and the service from my team. I will be sure to pass on your kind words and your experiences, to our team members. Again, thank you for... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

If you're looking for a budget hotel, this hotel is definitely not worth the price they are no lift to your rooms Staff were slow and blur they were problems after problems during my stay very dirty dodgy looking hotel (bugs, dust everywhere) AC and fridge were not functioning at all So, if you're just looking just to put you're... More 

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BCH0tel, Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bianca P, Please accept our sincere apology as you have not enjoying your stay with us recently. The hotel has been opened for public since January, 2013 and since then we are doing minor renovation to keep up to the market and standards. But of course we have been monitoring very closely on the staff training as well. At... More 

Phuket
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The hotel is a 5 minute taxi ride out of Sandakan Town and there is not much around in terms of shops/restaurants etc. It has the feeling of being in an industrial estate. Rooms are clean and beds very comfy. Good shower and the breakfast was reasonable too. Staff friendly and free wifi in the rooms. Didn't seem to be... More 

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BCH0tel, Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PhuketScot, Thank you for staying with us and I appreciate you are taking time to share the feedback on the hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, food and the service from my team. I will be sure to pass on your kind words and your experiences, to our team members. Again, thank you for... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

With really friendly staff and nice rooms (great shower!), I had a nice stay at Borneo Cove. Yes, it's quite far from the city centre, but we were going to the airport early in the morning anyways. Only real downside for me was the the WiFi in the room wasn't working.

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BCH0tel, Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear T_Heavenly, Thank you for staying with us and I appreciate you are taking time to share the feedback on the hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, food and the service from my team. I will be sure to pass on your kind words and your experiences during your stay, to our team members. Again,... More 

Guatemala City, Guatemala
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I know it took a while for me to write a review on you guys, but here it is. It was my "vacation" trip from a dive instructor job I had in the Philippines and travelled to Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Brunei and Malaysia. I wanted to see the Sepilok reserve as the Rainforest Centre and decided to stay at this... More 

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BCH0tel, Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear apsb, Thank you for staying with us and I appreciate you are taking time to share the feedback on the hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, food and the service from my team. I will be sure to pass on your kind words and your experiences during your stay, to our team members. Again,... More 

Fairford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This hotel would have been great, but it looks like it is still being built! After being on a jungle trek, coming into a nice comfortable hotel was a nice change. The facilities are (would be) good, but when we were there it just seemed a bit un-prepared for tourists! The swimming pool was empty, the bar was closed, the... More 

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BCH0tel, Manager at Borneo Cove Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mdt_y2k, Thank you for staying with us and I appreciate you are taking time to share the feedback on the hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, food, the service from my team. I will be sure to pass on your kind words and your experiences during your stay, to our team members. Again, thank... More 

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Address: lot 2, Mile 1.5, Jalan Buli Sim-sim | Negeri di Bawah Bayu, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Sandakan Division > Sandakan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Borneo Cove Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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